Sudan, with millions at risk: music and listening after one year of war

After an unimaginable year of violence and chaos, with tens of thousands killed and millions displaced and in danger of starvation, now is the time to keep talking about Sudan. Here’s some music and listening in the hopes of demanding action.

Instant ambient: Noise Engineering’s Versio gets its own third-party drifting looper

I’ve sung the praises of Noise Engineering’s Versio and Legio line for their ability to load custom firmware before. But here’s a real killer app, and it comes from a third party making use of NE’s SDK. It’s a drifting looper for Versio, with some gorgeous results.

Peter Kirn - July 31, 2023

Eurorack kits, cases, and more ways to mod your Korg NTS-1 hardware

It’s not just the firmware you can mod on Korg’s ultra-low-priced NTS-1 effect/oscillator. You can also mod the hardware. Here are two Eurorack conversion kits, other custom cases, plus Korg’s own resources for your own DIY efforts.

Peter Kirn - July 3, 2023

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