Soundtoys VST3 beta (with M1+M2) arrives – here’s a round-up of sound design tips and tricks

Soundtoys VST3 public beta is here, for both macOS and Windows but crucially with Apple Silicon VST3 support on the Mac. And since I use their stuff an embarrassing amount of the time, let’s round up some tips.

DuckDuckGo search hack – it’s an instant bpm calculator (and finds frequencies, guitar tab)

Another reason to switch search engines – privacy-centric alternative DuckDuckGo also has a clever little bpm calculator built in.

Peter Kirn - October 6, 2021

Quick Ableton Live tips: blackest ever UI, Saturator tutorial, see plug-ins on tracks – let’s go!

Another day, another boot screen for Ableton Live … let’s make something different happen in that DAW of choice. Here are some fast tips for changing how Live looks and mastering its cool Saturator.

Peter Kirn - January 27, 2021

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