Ableton Announces Loop 2016 Lineup

Ableton recently announced the lineup for its Loop musical summit, scheduled for November 4-6, 2016 at the Funkhaus in Berlin. The three-day gathering focuses on the exchange of ideas “at the cutting edge of music, technology and creative practice” through discussions, performances, presentations, studio sessions and interactive workshops. Organizers explain,”Loop is a collective exploration of… Read More Ableton Announces Loop 2016 Lineup

New ‘Levels’ Metering Plugin Alerts You To Problems With Your Mix

29Palms, working with Mastering the Mix, have announced Levels, a metering plugin. Levels allows the user to quickly see technical issues with a mix, highlighting aspects of the mix in need of fixing. The plugin developer explains: “Metering plugins are super boring and unintuitive for the majority of music makers, yet crucial for getting a technically-excellent… Read More New ‘Levels’ Metering Plugin Alerts You To Problems With Your Mix

Ableton and Skinnerbox Update Time & Timbre Polymetric Groove Engine

Ableton and the electronic duo Skinnerbox recently released a major update for Time & Timbre, the rhythm engine and drum synthesis instrument for Live. The revamped Max for Live toolkit allows the user to use the engine’s “unique rhythm and swing capabilities” throughout their music-making process. Time & Timbre has been a popular tool for… Read More Ableton and Skinnerbox Update Time & Timbre Polymetric Groove Engine

Tsyklon Labs’ Kosmodrom Chaos Divider HV and CD Sputnik Now Available

Module-maker Tsyklon Labs recently announced the availability of their latest Eurorack Synthesizer Module and Expander – the Kosmodrom Chaos Divider HV and CD Sputnik. Styled in the likeness of Soviet “Space-Race era” hardware, the use of a high-voltage circuit to power the Mode selection Nixie tube lets the Chaos Divider HV stand apart. The circuitry… Read More Tsyklon Labs’ Kosmodrom Chaos Divider HV and CD Sputnik Now Available

Audient Introduces iD4 Compact Audio Interface

Audient has announced iD4, their “compact and affordable” bus-powered audio interface. iD4 includes one Audient console mic pre, “pristine” AD converters, a JFET D.I, dual headphone outputs, console-style monitor control and Audient’s virtual scroll wheel technology, ‘ScrollControl,’ housed in a compact, ergonomic, solid steel and aluminum casing. “Alongside superlative quality at its price point, the… Read More Audient Introduces iD4 Compact Audio Interface