Geert Bevin, MPE innovator, tours Osmose keyboard and expression

Geert Bevin contributed to MIDI Polyphonic Expression’s development and helped champion its use. So who better than to try Expressive E’s unique Osmose keyboard and synth?

loopop’s great hands-on review of the Oberheim OB-X8 doubles as a sound design tutorial

Choosing an original is always rewarding. One of the reasons we’ve grown to love loopop is that he’s not an “influencer” – his video reviews are manuals, tutorials, and sound design guides come to life. So it’s worth watching the full Oberheim OB-X8 video even if you’re not in the market – because it’s full of sound design tips you can apply to other instruments, even free software modulars and synths.

Peter Kirn - August 11, 2023

Polystepper, a gorgeous electroacoustic synth made with stepper motors, and more wonders

Analog, digital… we’re onto the physical, kinetic, and electroacoustic. For one example, marvel at the Polystepper by artist/woodworker Love Hultén and coder Koka Nikoladze.

Peter Kirn - May 3, 2023

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