Polyend Play meets Tracker for added performance control, together at last

The 21st century has seen two big trends: the rise of the grid as performance and sequence interface, and a resurgent interest in trackers as hardware instruments beyond their original software interface. But why choose? Polyend’s latest video shows their two tools in combination.

Kyoka on the new Ableton Push; approaching Push as an instrument

How does the new Ableton Push perform as an instrument – with those new expressive pads? We invited artist Kyoka (Raster) to try out Push in live improvisation.

Peter Kirn - May 25, 2023

The new Ableton Push 3, at a glance: standalone, new pads, new platform

Ableton today introduced their long-awaited third-generation Push hardware. The layout and functionality are familiar, but there’s new hardware including new pads, MPE support, and audio + CV + MIDI connectivity, plus standalone operation and upgradeability. CDM has talked to Ableton and tested the gear with prerelease software.

Peter Kirn - May 23, 2023

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