Expressive Physical Modeling Synthesis With The LinnStrument

Roger Linn shows how the combination of physical modeling and the expressive control of the LinnStrument can be used to create performances that extend familiar sounds into unfamiliar territory.… Read More Expressive Physical Modeling Synthesis With The LinnStrument

AudioSwift Turns Your Mac Trackpad Into A Multi-Function MPE Controller

The update adds MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) support for multidimensional control of many parameters, within MPE compatible software.… Read More AudioSwift Turns Your Mac Trackpad Into A Multi-Function MPE Controller

New DIY Touch Sensing Platform For Modular Synthesizers

Trill sensors use capacitive sensing to track finger movements. You can used the sensors individually, cut them down for smaller uses or combine them to create larger sensors.… Read More New DIY Touch Sensing Platform For Modular Synthesizers

Custom Controller Makes Programming The Yamaha DX7 Easy

Synthesist George Barlow shared this informal demo of his DX7 Touch Controls, a custom MIDI controller that’s designed to make programming the Yamaha DX7 easy.… Read More Custom Controller Makes Programming The Yamaha DX7 Easy

Plantwave Makes The Secret Lives Of Plants New Again

Data Garden, creators of the MIDI Sprout MIDI interfaces for plant biodata sonification, have launched a Kickstarter project to fund production of PlantWave – a new system that creates ‘plant music’.… Read More Plantwave Makes The Secret Lives Of Plants New Again

IK Multimedia Intros iRig Keys 2

Each model comes equipped with a variety of top panel performance controls plus MIDI IN/OUT for use as a stand-alone MIDI controller.… Read More IK Multimedia Intros iRig Keys 2

Novation LaunchKey MINI MK3 Review & Demo

Key features of the Launchkey Mini MK3 include a new arpeggiator, Fixed Chord mode, Capture MIDI, 16 big RGB pads, mini-jack MIDI Out, transport controls and more.… Read More Novation LaunchKey MINI MK3 Review & Demo

Novation Introduces Launchkey Mini With Arpeggiator, Fixed Chord Mode, 16 RGB Pads, More

Today Novation announced a new model of the Launchkey Mini, the 25-mini-key portable MIDI keyboard controller for Ableton Live. Key features of the Launchkey Mini include a new arpeggiator, Fixed Chord mode, Capture MIDI, 16 big RGB pads, transport controls and more.… Read More Novation Introduces Launchkey Mini With Arpeggiator, Fixed Chord Mode, 16 RGB Pads, More

Expressive E Releases 20 Free Massive X Presets

Music hardware and software company Expressive E have released a free synthesizer preset pack. The new twenty-preset pack does not require one of its unique Touché or Touché SE controllers; instead, the set makes use of the sound-design capabilities of Native Instruments’ flagship wavetable software synthesizer, Massive X.… Read More Expressive E Releases 20 Free Massive X Presets

Genki Instruments’ Wave Wearable MIDI Controller Now Shipping Worldwide

The Wave is a wireless ring that lets you control sound with motion. It’s designed to let you add a new layer of expression to any instrument that you use.… Read More Genki Instruments’ Wave Wearable MIDI Controller Now Shipping Worldwide