Synthstrom Deluge gets an OLED screen – and you can retrofit existing gear

In the middle of the ongoing Partspocalypse in this industry, here’s one spot of very good news – the beloved boutique Synthstrom Deluge synth/sampler/sequencer gets a shiny new OLED display.

mlre is an expanded version of the classic monome mlr, focused on performance

It’s an even more performative monome. Creator sonocircuit has built a new take on the monome norns/grid app mlr, adding new macros, transposition, LFOs, and lots more.

Peter Kirn - August 3, 2022

Novation’s Launchpad 2.0 adds widgets that adapt to your DAW shortcuts, expands customization

More like this, please. Novation’s Launchpad 2.0 updates (for Launchpad Mini and X) are a great example of how manufacturers can make it easier to adapt hardware to your setup. Now they’ve added keystrokes to the custom faders and melodic and drum widgets you can lay out on your custom controls.

Peter Kirn - July 4, 2022

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