DAW-Free Electronic Music Recording With Cakefolder

Cakefolder (Sam Di Nitride) has released a new album, Possibilities, that explores working within the limitation of performing everything live, using Korg Volca boxes and an Electribe 2.

Each of the tracks was recorded live, on video, in the studio.

“I went for a DAW-free music production process and videoed myself doing the performances,” he notes. “Some of the songs are proper song format with vocalists. They get to perform via triggered samples.” Continue reading

New App For Live Remixing On iOS, C3N Loops

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c3n loops is a new app for iOS, designed for live remixing of loop-based music.

The interface is designed to let you navigate and play with loops on an ‘infinite surface’. Automatic tempo matching lets you mix anything with everything. And you can sync hardware and apps to c3n loops via MIDI sync and work with other apps via AudioBus.

Here’s a performance demo, with C3N being used as part of a hardware setup, with Korg Volca Keys and Volca Bass: Continue reading

Korg Volca FM Now Official, Here Are The Details

korg-volca-fm-wideKorg has officially announced the Volca FM synthesizer – a three-voice digital FM synthesizer that they say reproduces the sound of ‘a classic FM synthesizer’ (aka the Yamaha DX 7) and provides compatibility with it, as well.

Here’s their official intro: Continue reading