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Jogja Noise Bombing 2020: The Film has the screaming and distortion you need right now

Do you feel like screaming? Do you wish a crowd of people would lift you over their heads and carry you off to the sound of distortion? Here's the movie for you. The post Jogja Noise Bombing 2020: The Film has the screaming and distortion you need right now appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Watch Simone Giertz make an instrument out of teeth, plus more dadamachines tricks

The Swedish roboticist who dubbed herself "queen of s***ty robots" has made a musical instrument out of chattering teeth. But that's just the start - the toolkit she used has been used on all kinds of new musical inventions. The post Watch Simone Giertz make an instrument out of teeth, plus more dadamachines tricks appeared first on CDM Create Digital...

Add free tape grunge and warble to your sound with MRX90 for Reaktor

It's the strange, warm warble and distortion of a mixtape that had been taped over too many times and left in a hot car - now in your mixes, for free. The post Add free tape grunge and warble to your sound with MRX90 for Reaktor appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

In the age of polysynths, Arturia’s mighty morphin’ PolyBrute takes a maximalist approach

If you thought the mono/duo/paraphonic MatrixBrute was an audacious synth with a lot of bells and whistles, wait until you meet its polyphonic sequel. The post In the age of polysynths, Arturia’s mighty morphin’ PolyBrute takes a maximalist approach appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Retro 16-bit: chipsynth SFC exactly emulates Super NES/Famicom as instrument

It's 1990. Nintendo has just leaped into the 16-bit age. And the voice of its new Super Famicom (SNES) console is about to open a window to a world of lush, glossy sound. Now, just shy of 30 years later, that spirit has taken plug-in form. The post Retro 16-bit: chipsynth SFC exactly emulates Super NES/Famicom as instrument appeared first on CDM Create...

A no-nonsense guide to what’s new in Pioneer’s next-generation CDJ-3000

Pioneer's new CDJ is likely to be controversial because of its launch timing and - Key Sync. But it does indicate where things are going, and clubs shuttered by the virus will open again. Really. So let's have a look. The post A no-nonsense guide to what’s new in Pioneer’s next-generation CDJ-3000 appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

KeyStep 37 adds keys, encoders, chord features to Arturia’s keyboard lineup

Arturia has added a third KeyStep to its range of keyboards, all of which feature controller, computer interface, and standalone MIDI and CV options. The post KeyStep 37 adds keys, encoders, chord features to Arturia’s keyboard lineup appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Happy 909 Day! Listen to the songs that came before ‘Energy Flash’

There are few techno tracks as influential as Joey Beltram's "Energy Flash." But it's also a case study in form and influence - one you can learn from. To get started, listen to the tracks that came first. The post Happy 909 Day! Listen to the songs that came before ‘Energy Flash’ appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

A breakthrough AI-assisted color grading tool emerges from a VJ-Hollywood collaboration

Hollywood-quality color grading is about to get way more accessible, affordable, and automated. It's all thanks to a fresh collaboration between experts in AI and live visual software - and studio colorists. The result promises to be a huge deal for anyone working with color in moving images. The post A breakthrough AI-assisted color grading tool...

Maschine+ standalone is here – so what can you do with it? Details from NI…

First leaked early in 2019, then evidently canceled, then leaked again this week - now here's the official word on Maschine+ and what standalone NI hardware means for music making. The post Maschine+ standalone is here – so what can you do with it? Details from NI… appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

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