Your body is a resistor – so it’s an instrument, too – in Collin’s Lab

Each part of your body – tongue, finger, arm – has its own electrical resistance. Our friend Collin Cunningham puts this to use, and then turns all of that into musical instrument controller.

Akai Force 3.0.5 is huge: new macros, MIDI multis, linear arrangement, Ableton import, more

There’s nothing like a good, healthy rivalry. And Akai are back in a big way with Force 3.0.5, which transforms how their standalone hardware works as a hub for gear, arrangement tool, and hands-on creation device. 3.0.5 is a point-release firmware update, but the changes here aren’t just small tweaks or improvements. Think more like […]

Peter Kirn - October 6, 2020

Start making sense: just use ‘in’ and ‘out’ for MIDI clock, if in doubt

To agree on a change, it’s helpful not just to agree on what you’re removing, but also its replacement. So, here’s an easy solution: in, out.

Peter Kirn - June 23, 2020

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