Make a DIY velocity-sensitive e-drum kit with Brian Bamanya aka Afrorack

No budget for an electronic drum kit? No problem. Brian Bamanya reports from Uganda on how to DIY the whole kit with readily sourced parts – and even adds velocity.

Here’s some lovely music in the woods, on monome norns arcologies and more

It’s a rig in the dirt, on a budget, with some beautiful music. DIY forest sounds are go. Now that we took a mental trip to a crowded Berlin bar playing hard EBM, let’s go instead into the woods with some open tools and very lovely leafy ambient. Just listen and watch: Perplex On out […]

Peter Kirn - June 14, 2021

Audacity finds home along open-source MuseScore in new acquisition by growing Muse Group

Sure, it ain’t pretty. But Audacity’s extensive feature set and free status have made this audio editor an essential tool across education and sound production. And now it’s been acquired by the emerging Muse Group. So, who are Muse, and what does this all mean?

Peter Kirn - May 4, 2021

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