Here’s a free pack to get MIDI Polyphonic Expression under your fingertips

MIDI Polyphonic Expression, once considered exotic, is now in favorite tools like Ableton Live 11, Xfer Serum, and Arturia Pigments. So where to get started? Our friends at Sensel just made a handy free preset pack.

Chocolate and peanut butter for visuals: Houdini and TouchDesigner, in a free talk today

It’s a procedural visuals dream team. It’s what would have happened if Darth Vader and Leia actually teamed up and overthrew the Emperor. (Come on, you know you wondered.) And if you’re curious why, there’s a free talk.

Peter Kirn - January 21, 2021

Everything new in Arturia MicroFreak 3 update, as a wild little synth gets deeper

It’s cute and small, it’s affordable, and now it’s getting more packed into it, in collaboration with boutique maker Noise Engineering. Here’s a look at what’s new in Arturia’s free 3.0.x firmware update to their MicroFreak synth.

Peter Kirn - January 19, 2021

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