Here’s a gorgeous chill jam and the excellent 1.9 firmware for the Blackbox sampler

Elektron Digitakt 1.3. Polyend Tracker 1.4. But don’t miss what boutique maker 1010music are doing with their Blackbox sampler. Here’s a look at there just-out 1.9 firmware update – and some lovely music, too. In this season of nuanced, musical updates for desktop hardware, it’s great to get this, too. Andreas Roman reviewed the Blackbox […]

BLEASS brings tape stop and slowdown and Granulizer to Mac and PC – plus CDM bonus

Stretch, bend, and mangle those sounds, because BLEASS’ tape and granular effects from iOS are now PC and Mac plug-ins, too. Plus we’ve got a CDM exclusive bonus for ROLI hardware owners.

Peter Kirn - June 30, 2021

Beads is the new sequel to Mutable Instruments’ Clouds, and an instant classic – again

Mutable Instruments’ Clouds defined granular instruments even beyond the modular world. Beads – making a surprise debut today – is a brilliant-looking follow-up, retaining the design but improving almost every element.

Peter Kirn - February 16, 2021

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