Virus TI, beloved techno weapon, now has a Max for Live editor

Access’ Virus TI and TI2 may have been quietly discontinued this year, but the love for them continues. And now Nick Kaniak has unveiled a powerful-looking editor for the two instruments, built in Max for Live. That’s great news for macOS users who lack an editor – and even Push support is coming.

Arturia now lets you choose hardware, software, or both for its synth: MiniFreak V tested

First, there was the hardware keyboard. Then, MiniFreak owners got the MiniFreak V plug-in as an exclusive software companion. Now, anyone can buy the plug-in a la carte – so let’s take a look under the hood and see how the virtual version performs and what it can do.

Peter Kirn - January 17, 2023

This beta Web tool lets you drag and drop samples into Roland TR-8S/6S kits, free

The two user-requested features missing from Roland’s official editor/librarian are available via third-party tools. That means you can get a plug-in editor/librarian to store settings with DAW projects, and now you can even get started with drag-and-drop sample loading.

Peter Kirn - October 27, 2021

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