Polyend Medusa 4.0 and FM mode takes hybrid synth out with a bang

As Polyend’s epic hit Tracker gains momentum, their gorgeous Medusa synth continues to mature – even as it reaches the end of its production life. A new FM engine, more playable options, and LFO sync make this a complete refresh – and a tastier companion to Tracker (or whatever your rig includes).

Pedals: The Musical, where pedals sing to you about their history, is an actual thing

The age of YouTube channels about stomp pedals now has its own… well, not quite Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat so much as its own Red, White and Blaine. But it is historically accurate.

Peter Kirn - March 17, 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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