Beat The Heat: Using DJ Gear In Sun + High Temperatures

Been outside in the northern hemisphere in the last two months? You've probably noticed that recent temperatures are at all-time highs. This global heat wave has been intense! But just because temperatures are heating up doesn't mean that summer gigs for DJs cool down. In today's article, we suggest a few tips to prepare to use your DJ gear in hot environments, make sure it keeps working, and take care of yourself when playing that 5 hour outdoor party in 100% humidity weather.

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Vectors are getting their own festival: lasers and oscilloscopes, go!

It’s definitely an underground subculture of audiovisual media, but lovers of graphics made with vintage displays, analog oscilloscopes, and lasers are getting their own fall festival to share performances and techniques. Vector Hack claims to be “the first ever international festival of experimental vector graphics” – a claim that is, uh, probably fair. And it’ll […]

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Watch an Ableton Live sequence made physical on the monome grid

The monome made history by transforming the virtual world of the computer into a low-fidelity grid of lights and buttons. But it’s no less magical today – especially in the hands of stretta. Watch: Matthew Davidson has been an innovative developer of patches for the monome since its early days. And that’s a principle innovation […]

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It’s official: new Aphex Twin is inbound on September 14

Experimental legend Richard D. James isn’t just giving us more microtonal synthesizers – he’s giving us new music, too. And now we know some details, after the Aphex Twin logo showing up everywhere. No one does viral marketing in music quite like Aphex Twin. And this was no exception, as word spread that the Aphex […]

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Apple killing app affiliates is about more than just the affiliate program

Apple is terminating its affiliate program for iOS and Mac apps, effective October 1. That move is seeing a backlash from developers – and could discourage press outlets from covering apps. Full disclosure: CDM added affiliate links for apps in our Apps section, which is helmed by Ashley Elsdon. In fact, this is at the […]

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Woodpressor features mean you’re going to want to add this app to your audio unit toolkit

Woodpressor is a new compressor to add to your audio unit toolkit that goes beyond the normal scope of a compression audio unit and adds a range of additional controls and parameters to make this a significantly more useful additional to your iOS rig

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