From Detroit and Berlin, a free set of sounds and a blazing compilation

Techno is just one angle – the lifeblood of music between Detroit and Berlin is a relentless underground drive that hustles harder. If you need some of that mojo now, here’s both a pay-what-you-will compilation and a free soundpack with the likes of Tyree Cooper, Sarah Kivi, and Eric D. Clark.

Free MIDI Tape Recorder captures all your expression – sample-accurate, no quantization

It’s a way of going truly off the grid – MIDI Tape Recorder captures and recalls performances as sample-accurate, like tape. It’s free for Mac and iOS now, from developer Geert Bevin / Uwyn.

Peter Kirn - December 27, 2021

Ableton Live freebies: loads of production-ready pianos and keys in Foundation

Poppy pianos, house keys, lofi stuff, and tweakable racks are all yours for free for Ableton Live in the just-released Foundation: Keys by Abletunes.

Peter Kirn - December 24, 2021

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