Liquid Rhythm Now Compatible With OS X Yosemite, Flying Drum Machines

wavednaWaveDNA let us know that they’ve released Liquid Rhythm v1.4.3, which brings full compatibility with OS X Yosemite, among other things.

They also shared a video that demonstrates Liquid Rhythm being controlled by a flying drone – creating a sort of levitating drum machine: Continue reading

Synthtopia’s Best Of 2014 – Stuff That Was Too Cool Not To Mention

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2014 was such an exceptional year for electronic music and synths that our best of 2014 posts, which cover Mobile Music AppsHardware SynthsMIDI ControllersModular Synth Gear, Electronic Music HardwareMusic Software and even the Sexiest Vaporware – still leave a lot uncovered.

Here’s wrap up on other things from 2014 that were too cool not to mention: Continue reading

How To Make A Sushi Sequencer

As part of the 2014 Red Bull Music Academy in Tokyo, the Sushi Sequencer was created, ‘celebrating Japan’s many artistic practices’. The Sushi Sequencer brings together two of them: Sushi and music technology.

Here’s what they have to say about the Sushi Sequencer:

The idea was to make a sushi conveyor belt a playable sequencer. While the results in the video are tongue-in-cheek, the technology behind it is anything but:

Helped along by a team from Native Instruments, both Just Blaze and TOKiMONSTA synced music to colored plates on the conveyor belt, making for one of the world’s most delicious music-making machines ever created.

See the RBMA site for more info.