Retro 16-bit: chipsynth SFC exactly emulates Super NES/Famicom as instrument

It’s 1990. Nintendo has just leaped into the 16-bit age. And the voice of its new Super Famicom (SNES) console is about to open a window to a world of lush, glossy sound. Now, just shy of 30 years later, that spirit has taken plug-in form.

Latest TouchDesigner visual tool streams for free, integrates with Ableton Live, and a lot more

While you’re staring at your walls, maybe it’s the perfect time to realize the kind of trippy visuals that happen in your dreams. That ranges from beginner-friendly Ableton and streaming integration to advanced physics.

Peter Kirn - April 13, 2020

In Montreal, a drone concert on balconies in quarantine

Social distancing has brought impromptu balcony concerts from opera to DJ sets to ritual applause. But Montreal has one you might get behind: drones.

Peter Kirn - March 20, 2020

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