“High” and “low” pitch are universal, right? Wrong. Try large and small, thick and thin, and among Zimbabwe’s Shona people, even crocodile and … those who follow crocodile. A newly updated online resource is collecting variants.Read more
Bram Bos and Hainbach have found a beautiful fusion of hardware inspiration and touch-native controls to produce an approachable, elegant, performance-friendly granular instrument in Fluss. Here’s how it works. Granular synthesis, far from just an exotic effect, underlies many of today’s digital audio manipulation approaches. As a performance instrument and effect, though, it benefits from […]
Eat your heart out, Roland V-Accordion. Meet the Commodordion, an 8-bit chip instrument with bellows made of floppies and gaffer tape – and a surprisingly deep feature set.
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