Niche no more – Dials by AudioThing, Hainbach proves test equipment models can be essential

Amidst a sea of plug-ins modeling the same gear, Dials not only breaks from the pack but proves Hainbach’s beloved device collection serves everyday tasks, too. It’s a chance to rethink approaches to dynamics processing, saturation, filtering, and even what you want out of a channel strip – through the mirror of the distant past.

Ableton Live 11.2 is out of beta – here’s what’s new, at a glance

Change the color of that launch screen. Live 11.2 is now official and out of beta. Let’s review what’s new, apart from the anticipated refresh to Reverb.

Peter Kirn - September 27, 2022

Free sample mashing with samplebrain, by Aphex Twin and Dave Griffiths

Designed by Aphex Twin, Samplebrain takes a new approach to samples – chopping up audio into a “brain” of little bits, networked by similarity. You can play it in real-time, free for all platforms, including Apple M1/M2.

Peter Kirn - September 25, 2022

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