Ninja Jamm Now Available For Android


Ninja Tune has released its live ‘mixing and jamming app’ Ninja Jamm for Android devices.

The app is a free download, with 4 packs of content from Coldcut, Roots Manuva and sample dons Loopmasters.Additional content is available via In-App purchases.

Ninja Jamm was originally released in 2012 for iOS, and is still available for iPad and iPhone. Continue reading

Music In The Age of Democratization, With Ableton’s Gerhard Behles & Coldcut’s Matt Black

As part of Berlin’s recent Social Media Week, Peter Kirn, editor of hosted this conversation with Matt Black (Ninjatune founder and member of A/V group Coldcut), and Gerhard Behles, (CEO of Ableton and former member of Monolake).

Behles and Black are both technologists and musicans, and the hour+ discussion delves into the intended and unintended consequences of today’s music technologies.  Continue reading

Ninja Jamm Sneak Preview With Amon Tobin

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Electronic music label Ninja Tune is putting out an ‘next-generation beatnological application’ for iOS, called Ninja Jamm. Ninja Jamm will let you take music from the Ninja Tune catalog and beyond and remix/play/tweak/effect/bend/fold/shuffle/spindle/mutilate the sound to create your own versions of tracks, both classic and new.

It will be free for both the iPhone and iPad and it will be available mid-summer.

New Coldcut Sample Library

Loopmasters continues to put out some of the coolest sample libraries. Their latest is Coldcut Sound Science.

Coldcut need no introduction, being some of the first and finest artists to successfully work with samples and loops to forge their own styles of modern hip hop and dance music, Matt Black and Jon More are responsible for some of the digital generations’ finest musical moments, and whose label Ninja Tune continues to release some of the most cutting edge tunes currently available.

This sample pack produced for Loopmasters by Matt and Jon themselves features a huge collection of previously unheard and unreleased material for genres such as Hip Hop, Breaks, House and Drum and Bass. Continue reading