Teenage Engineering OP-1 turns 10 – and adds USB audio via free update

Here’s a nice gift to owners of the OP-1 synth from Teenage Engineering – add this free update, and among other things, your instrument now streams audio over USB.

New Capcom videopacks turn OP-Z into a novel audiovisual gaming instrument, free

The worlds of gaming, “play,” and electronic music have always been in an extended flirtation. A deep collaboration between Capcom and Teenage Engineering brings those worlds together and lets you VJ with classic games. The download is free, pouring supersaturated pixel goodness from Capcom classics into a live 3D engine you can play in time […]

Peter Kirn - April 28, 2021

A 1970s Swedish modular you probably never heard of was meant for every music school

Meet the Dataton 3000. The creation of Sweden’s Björn Sandlund, it sports a unique, friendly modular designed for educational use – and at one point, was recommended to be used in every music school. That history was lost, but this teaching-friendly design might just have been ahead of its time.

Peter Kirn - March 1, 2021

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