Amazon Echo: Super Cool or Super Creepy? You Make The Call!

Amazon has introduced a new type of ‘smart device’ – the Echo – that’s a reimagining of the home stereo as a always-connected, voice activated speaker. It’s got some impressive features – combining Siri-style voice recognition, with search, music and news service. You can tell it to play some music by Boards of Canada, tell it to wake you… Read More Amazon Echo: Super Cool or Super Creepy? You Make The Call!

Free Ableton Live Drum Pack

ModeAudio, in collaboration with AfroDJMac, has released a free Ableton Live pack – ModeAudio Drums. The pack contains 32 drum samples from ModeAudio’s drum library, 2 Drum Racks, 2 custom drum clips, AfroDJMac’s additional track of 12 automated FX clips, plus an Ableton Live 9 template project to contain them. Here’s AfroDJMac taking the pack through its paces: