A look at AI’s strange and dystopian future for art, music, and society

Machine learning and new technologies could unlock new frontiers of human creativity – or they could take humans out of the loop, ushering in a new nightmare of corporate control. Or both. Machine learning, the field of applying neural networks to data analysis, unites a range of issues from technological to societal. And audio and […]

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Allen & Heath Officially Reveals Xone:96 Mixer: Two Soundcards, Sculpting EQ, Dual Headphones

Meet the brand new Xone:96 mixer! It's very much a modern take on the much-loved older Xone:92 mixer. The 4-band EQ and VCF filters are back, but add to that new Crunch distortion, parametric EQ on the returns, and dual soundcards with Traktor Scratch certification. Keep reading to learn everything we know so far. 

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VirtualDJ 2018 Beta: Videoskins + Shaders, Scratch Automation, Direct Video Streaming

The team at Atomix Productions has put some really unique features in the update, which launched into Public Beta this week. Want advanced video displays, shadertoy compatibility, scratch automation and coding, direct streaming to Twitch/Facebook/Youtube, and more? It's all in the new beta of VirtualDJ 2018 - keep reading for details.

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These fanciful new apps weave virtual music worlds in VR and AR

Virtual reality and augmented reality promise new horizons for music. But one studio is delivering apps you’ll actually want to use – including collaborations with artists like Matmos, Safety Scissors, Robert Lippok, Patrick Russell, Ami Yamasaki, and Patrick Higgins (of Zs). Consumer-accessible graphics hardware and computation – particularly on mobile – is finally keeping up […]

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How to make dirty sounds, in videos, with Novation Circuit Mono Station

Remember when we were sold on everything being clean and digital? Now it’s just about grime and filth. But if you were wondering where to start with Novation’s cute, dirty Circuit Mono Station, they’ve got a series of hands-on videos to get you going. Some back story: the Mono Station is the follow up to […]

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StepPolyArp Unit is a new universal App and Audio Unit MIDI effect for iOS

StepPolyArp Unit is a new universal App and Audio Unit MIDI effect for iOS. The plug-in can operate as a step arpeggiator by automatically generating melodic patterns from played notes or chords, or as a step sequencer that doesn't require MIDI input to play

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Patchstorage is a friendly site packed with free visual and music patches

Patching music and visuals is fun, but it helps to learn from other people. With everything from apps (Audulus) to modulars (Softube, VCV Rack) to code and free software (Pd, SuperCollider, Bela), patchstorage is like a free social network for actually making stuff. It’s funny that we needed international scandal, political catastrophe, numerous academic studies […]

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