Fluss: Hainbach and Bram Bos teamed up on an iOS granular app, and it’s an instant gem

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 […]

The Commodordion: 8-bit instrument made of taped-together C64s and floppies

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.

Peter Kirn - October 24, 2022

Hot visual patch summer: cables.gl adds character camera control, new physics, remote viewing

The free browser-based patching environment for visuals cables.gl has one hot summer update. New ray casting and the power to walk around and walk into walls.

Peter Kirn - June 10, 2022

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