Sensomusic has released Usine Hollyhock II, their modular live music and real-time installation software for Mac & Windows.
According to the company, Usine is more powerful and stable than ever. The update includes more than 500 improvements, including:
- Smpte, Midi Timecode (MTC), Linear Timecode (MTC) support
- Engine optimization
- OSC learn on every controls
- New powerful library
- 64 channels support on every audio module
- 128 audio in/out
- New Internet site
- New open source SDK
This video, via Felix of The Tuesday Night Machines, takes a look at the LepLoop Lumanoise v2 synthesizer. Continue reading
This set of videos, via QuirqUK, takes a look at the history and architecture of the ARP Odyssey. Continue reading
Waldorf Music has announced that Waldorf Edition 2 – an updated to its PPG Wave 2.2v, Attack & D-Pole bundle – is now available.
In addition to an updated user interface, the new version brings an expanded effects section (with Delay, Equalizer, Drive, Phaser, Flanger, Chorus, and Reverb) into play. Continue reading
The legacy of Tod Dockstader is the subject of this episode of the Art + Music + Technology podcast.
Dockstader died recently, at the age of 82, leaving behind a body of work that he described as ‘organized sound’.
In this podcast, host Darwin Grosse talks with Justin Brierley, who spent a lot of time with Tod Dockstader before his death.
Justin Brierley had been interacting with Dockstader and his daughter Tina for some time, starting with his interest during a stint at school. He subsequently was able to work with Tod’s computer (containing much unreleased material), but perhaps more importantly he was able to spend time with Tod before his death, talking about music and more. Continue reading
This video, via Todd Barton, explores how to build a Serge patch. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This music video, via wouter van Veldhoven, captures a performance of composition for cassette mellotron, automated zither, toy piano and oscillators – a work for a set of unique custom instruments.
Sunday Synth Jam: In this video, Martin Peters performs Signs Of Life, live in his studio. Continue reading