Apple added an orange dot that’s a showstopper for live visuals – and it needs a fix

In the interest of security and privacy, Apple on macOS Monterey has added a prominent orange dot to display outputs when audio capture is active. That renders their machines unusable for live visual performance, though, since it’s also shown on external displays. Dear macOS team – we urgently need a fix here.

MadMapper will now let you control lasers, with MadLaser beta

garageCube, makers of MadMapper and the software that helped popularize projection mapping, are now about to take on frickin’ lasers. (Safety rules do apply here – very, very seriously.)

Peter Kirn - October 28, 2021

Tehran Contemporary Sounds’ futuristic music is here – listen to these 15 tracks for a taste

Tehran has one of the world’s most futuristic, alive electronic scenes. It just sometimes exists in and out of Iran. It floats into other places, sometimes unexpectedly underground in the city, sometimes flung around the globe through connections between artists and the impressions they make on the rest of us.

Peter Kirn - October 21, 2021

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