Hands on: Cong Burn’s Stacks plug-in and iOS app synths, loops, and layers

From the creator of Strokes, Stacks is a unique 4-voice wavetable morphing polysynth combined with a 4-track granular looper. But that description doesn’t really do it justice: modeling and digital grunge combine to make a raunchy instrument that behaves like an experimental studio.

This site will help you sort out what’s up with minijack MIDI (PSA – reminder)

Here’s your regular, friendly reminder for those not in the know: if you’ve been puzzled by minijack and TRS connections for MIDI, and why none of them seem to work together, one website has (nearly) all the answers.

Peter Kirn - July 9, 2024

rr is a free Max for Live gizmo that lets you play Roar with MIDI notes

What’s great? Roar. What’s the best part of Roar? Feedback. What could make it even better? The ability to play it with MIDI notes. Perfect.

Peter Kirn - July 3, 2024

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