Sunday Synth Jam: Producer and classically-trained tabla player, Neybuu (Renee Uzzardi), let us know about this 360° POV looping synth jam.
Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Joe Goretti shared this live video, which demonstrates how he creates EDM tracks live, using a Yamaha DTX electronic drum set and Ableton Live.
Axel Bluhme’s XOXX Composer is a tangible beat sequencer that uses magnets stuck to wheels to sequence cyclical rhythms. XOXX Composer features eight rotating discs, so eight sound samples can be sequenced at one time. Each disc is quantized into 16 steps. Below each disc there is a physical interface for pitch tuning and volume output. Here’s a demo of… Read More XOXX Composer Is ‘A Music Box For The Digital Era’
Dave Smith Instruments and Roger Linn have released an OS update for the Tempest drum machine, responding to a recent user petition. The release is now available as a beta release via the DSI forum. “I wish to thank you all for your patience, with a special thanks to John the Savage for his time and… Read More New Tempest Drum Machine OS Addresses Bugs & User Requests
Roland announced today that their 7×7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion has been updated to include the TR-606 kit:
Swedish music hardware company Elektron has announced the discontinuation of their digital drum machine/sampler Machinedrum and the digital synthesizer Monomachine.
Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Miguel d’Oliveira shared this happy synth pop style performance of Food, Glorious Food, from the musical Oliver! The arrangement features the Stylophone S2, which he notes is ‘temperamental’.
This video, via SynthMania, is a demo of the preset patterns for the LinnDrum – Roger Linn’s iconic drum machine.