LittleBits BitLab Intros Bare Conductive Capacitive Proximity Sensor & Makey Makey Module

Bare Conductive & LittleBits have announced one of the first modules created as part of their new BitLab, the i10 touch sensor – a capacitive proximity sensor that sends a signal to the attached Bits as you physically approach it.

The new sensor can be used along with the Korg Synth Kit and other modules to create proximity-controlled instruments.  Continue reading

Korg Electribe Demo At BPM 2014

This video, via sonicstate, offers a preview of the new Korg Electribe, from BPM 2014.

The Electribe Music Production Station is a next-generation, Ableton Live-friendly 16-track polyphonic synth groovebox. Or as James at Korg says, ‘it’s the ultimate entry level to everything Korg’.  Continue reading

Ulrich Schnauss Studio Tour

Saturday Synth Porn: This video, via MusicTech, takes a studio tour with German electronic musician and producer Ulrich Schnauss, best known for his multi-layered, deep and melodic music, on albums like Far Away Trains Passing By and A Strangely Isolated Place. Continue reading