Hey DJ, hey sampler – Circuit Rhythm 2.0 beat matches, samples in time, and more

Novation’s Circuit Rhythm is back, and it suddenly makes a lot more sense. The effects are editable, you can make scenes, you can sample in time (with fixed length recording), and in a first for samplers, there’s an explicit feature intended to let you beat match.

New Noise Engineering modules, new platform: multiband dynamics, drum kit

One of the most creative modular and software makers at the moment, Noise Engineering has two very desirable-looking modules hitting today. And there’s a new “platform” concept behind them, too – one that might help you keep your modules fresh.

Peter Kirn - August 11, 2022

Roland SP-404MKII 2.0: TR-REC step sequencing, more FX, pitch and chromatic features

Roland just dropped a huge update for their SP-404 MKII, with a bunch of new features for playing and processing sound – including TR-REC step sequencing. Here’s your guide, if you’re lucky enough to have one of the units.

Peter Kirn - July 1, 2022

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