You have the opportunity – without having to dive into software engineering, electronics, hardware engineering – to create your own instrument that sounds completely unique and that you master much better than anyone else… Read More Geert Bevin On MPE & Creating A New Standard Of Musical Expression
Apple today introduced its updated MacBook Pro, touting it as thinner, lighter and faster than its predecessor and replacing traditional function keys with the Touch Bar – a dynamic touchscreen toolbar. … Read More Apple Intros Lighter, Faster MacBook Pro With Touch Bar
The Surface Studio can be used as a traditional workstation or as giant touchscreen desktop. … Read More Microsoft Intros Surface Studio Computers For Creative Computing
It looks like the MacBook Pro is going to be losing its function keys – and gaining a touchscreen ‘Touch Bar’.… Read More New MacBook Pro Losing Function Keys, Gaining ‘Touch Bar’
Zynthian is a open hardware platform, currently in development, that promises to be a ‘swiss army knife of synthesis’, equipped with multiple engines, filters and effects. Zynthian’s hardware specification is public and the software is open source, so the platform is designed to be fully hackable.
Among this year’s entries into the Australian National Film & Sound Archive’s Sounds of Australia are sounds of the Fairlight CMI. Established in 2007, the Sounds of Australia is the NFSA’s selection of sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance and relevance, which inform or reflect life in Australia. Here’s what they have to… Read More Fairlight CMI Honored Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive
In this video, The 8-Bit Guy takes a look at how old-school 8-bit music worked, with an emphasis on video games systems.
This video, via mobile technology vloggers Pocketnow, is a first look at the new Surface Book. While the video is for general audiences, it does show that Microsoft is interested in winning over electronic musicians. At their introduction, the company was showing their new laptop as part of an electronic music setup.