Watch a mesmerizing, delicate Matmos improv, with nurdles

Let’s kick off the weekend with some inspiration – all the possibilities that can abound in the physical stuff around us, as well as the imagined virtual sources of electricity and digits.

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).

Peter Kirn - April 7, 2021

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

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