Coldcut + Joey Paranoia have released BeatByte v1.0 – an 8×8 ‘slice sequencer’ for the LaunchPad and Ableton Live.
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.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a dual-LaunchPad take on Coldcut’s Border.
By: Donncha Walsh
This is a trailer for Copyright Criminals, a documentary about digital sampling’s head-on collision with copyright law. Continue reading
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
Data Transmission talks to the legendary London duo about all things techy and studio, and a bit about their new album.