Polyend’s Tracker Mini adds stereo sampling features, clock improvements

Polyend’s Tracker Mini got a big firmware update today, including stereo line-in sample recording and other stereo sampling features, and much-anticipated internal clock accuracy improvements. Mod import is back in beta, too.

Hainbach on scoring Qinyuan Lei’s film, machines through a child’s eyes

The One Who Runs Away Is The Ghost sees an electronics market in Shenzen through two young sisters’ eyes – a world of ghosts and monsters. It was the perfect opportunity for the equally fantastic Imaginarium of Hainbach’s electronic music compositions. He talks to us about his process and the connection between machines, memory, and the curiosity of children (including his younger self).

Peter Kirn - February 19, 2024

Field system, completed: Teenage Engineering TP-7 recorder test

Teenage Engineering’s fecund design imagination has yielded inventions wonderful, ambitious, sometimes prohibitively expensive, odd… but can the company reinvent the lowly field recorder? And was the “field system” just marketing vision or pipe dream – or does it bring those pieces together for something genuinely musical and productive? We turn again to CDM’s at-large Swedish gear tester (and tester of Swedish gear) Andreas Roman for a proper review. -Ed.

Andreas Roman - December 27, 2023

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