Ardour 8 – what’s new, and why this free, open-source DAW is worth a look

Ardour 8 has arrived with easier editing, automation, improved tempo mapping, arpeggiators, Launchpad Pro controller support, and more. The DAW is a workflow powerhouse – and it’s free and open source for Mac, Windows, and Linux.

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

Linux gets native analog modeled plug-ins, Pultec emulations, with VST, VST3, and now – CLAP

Linux has the hosts – Bitwig, Ardour, Reaper, Renoise, Tracktion. And now, it’s got the high-quality analog models, too, including some of the first to support the new, open CLAP format.

Peter Kirn - August 24, 2022

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