Inside the Guthman prize’s take on future instruments – and you’ve still got time to apply

For the first time ever, the prize that celebrates the future of musical instrument tech is fully online and global. Here’s a look at why that matters – and yeah, if you’re thinking of applying, you just got an extension to this Thursday.

Electronic virtuoso Thomas Piper’s insistent voice delivers in honest, powerful “Permission to Live”

Thomas Piper’s Permission to Live is a powerful, personal statement. It comes from one of the few people who plays Ableton Push like his main instrument, from an artist who draws from a hundred skills.

Peter Kirn - June 6, 2020

Music tech makers are donating a day – or more – to funds that could make a difference

Black lives matter. Just posting slogans isn’t going to help – and people are dying. What can make a difference? Music tech makers are proposing an actual plan of activities.

Peter Kirn - June 2, 2020

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