Developer Denis Kutuzov has released Navichord – an iPad instrument for exploring chord progressions.
Navichord displays notes in both keyboard-style and grid-style arrangements. And it automatically displays chord names. This lets you play chords traditionally, or use chord ‘shapes’, which are consistent for playing the chord with any root note. Continue reading
Justin H Brierley has launched a Kickstarter project to help raise funds to produce a documentary on electronic music pioneer Tod Dockstader.
Dockstader is a composer, film maker, cartoonist, writer and, now, an Alzheimer’s patient. Continue reading
James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) and IBM recently collaborated on a music project for the U.S. Open that explored creating a soundtrack to the event, based on the sonification of data from each tennis match.
In a nutshell, IBM developers built algorithms that mapped each player’s movement to audio samples, automatically creating ambient soundscapes based on the matches. Continue reading
Pendeo has introduced two new accessories for the Teenage Engineering OP-1, the Monolith connection adapter & a solid wood case.
The Pendeo Monolith Adapter allows conversion from the standard 1/8″ audio connectors to 1/4″, using high-quality Neutrik connectors.
It connects with the OP-1 easily, for a secure fit which allows reduced wear and stress on the standard OP-1 connectors. The monolith adapter also integrates perfectly with the Pendeo OP-1 Case.
The Pendeo OP-1 Case is machined from solid Burmese Teak, and comes with the Monolith adapter for the OP-1. Continue reading
p5.js lets you create Web-based multimedia applications that can interact with other HTML5 objects, including text, input, video, webcam, and sound. Continue reading
This series of videos, via John Moriarty, looks at the physics behind musical tunings, microtonal tuning, just intonation, temperament and more.
Warp Records shared this streaming single of the new Aphex Twin single from Syro, minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]. Continue reading
Korg today introduced the more powerful Mini Kaoss Pad 2s (MiniKP2S), the successor of the classic Kaoss Pad.
According to Korg, the all-in-one design makes it a great entry-level DJ performance tool. Continue reading