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Sinevibes Node packs a 4-op FM synth into KORG gear – even the $99 NTS-1

Our friend Artemiy has raved at length about why he loves KORG's hardware development platform, but he just went and did what's probably the craziest thing yet. Everyone gets an FM engine. The post Sinevibes Node packs a 4-op FM synth into KORG gear – even the $99 NTS-1 appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

The best motion and VJ deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Live visual software makers have made Black Friday a kind of ritual, too - which means now is probably the best time to get that VJ license you've been wanting. (Bonus: in 2020, you alone may stand between a viewer and an abyss of boredom in a livestream.) The post The best motion and VJ deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday appeared first on CDM...

Free synth – bring back Radio Shack synthesis with the MG-1 Plus

At the dawn of the 1980s, anyone could buy a Moog-manufactured synth for $500 - at their local Radio Shack. And now you can add this distinctive synth for free. The post Free synth – bring back Radio Shack synthesis with the MG-1 Plus appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Come to the Spanish desert to watch Julia Bondar play a live modular set

You need a virtual vacation. This one comes with synthesizers, too - courtesy Julia Bonder, who's not coincidentally Creative Director at module maker endorphin.es. It's heavy - and you'll want to dance. (Dance off anything you just ate, USA.) The post Come to the Spanish desert to watch Julia Bondar play a live modular set appeared first on CDM Create...

The best music makers’ deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

We’ve got the season of the virus lockdown to get through – stocking up on some music-making joy seems a very good idea. To try to cut through the noise, here are some of the most appealing deals in one place. This post will be updated continuously through the week. And yeah, there’s actually too […] The post The best music makers’ deals for Black...

How to get started hacking Mutable Instruments modules, in a video guide

Sure, you might know Mutable Instruments' terrific Eurorack modules are open and hackable - but do you know where to start? Our friend Michael Forrest walks you through it all in a friendly video. The post How to get started hacking Mutable Instruments modules, in a video guide appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Get deep in the Radical Sounds of Latin America – listen, watch, read

Get dance-y. Get academic. Discover cannibalistic vocal technique, pre-colonial archaeology (with or without AI), mixes, reading, virtual raves - all of it radical. Time for a music dump from a fresh Latin American project. The post Get deep in the Radical Sounds of Latin America – listen, watch, read appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

There’s a spring reverb thwack “Easter egg” waiting inside the Oberheim OB-6

I'm not sure which is better, musically slapping your synth, or the comments as Sequential reveals this demo of ... smacking the spring reverb tank. Watch: The post There’s a spring reverb thwack “Easter egg” waiting inside the Oberheim OB-6 appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Colourlab Ai 1.0 arrives, and the future of color grading comes with it – details

This is some Kodachrome level color voodoo - color grading and shot matching powered by machine-learning. And it comes from a collaboration with some friends of ours from the artist and live visual side, so it's doubly worth mentioning. The post Colourlab Ai 1.0 arrives, and the future of color grading comes with it – details appeared first on CDM...

Finally, there’s a plastic fruit shaker instrument for KONTAKT – free today

It's a wonder we ever produced music without it. But kids today are lucky - they can get a feature-packed KONTAKT instrument based on a fruit-shaped shaker. It appears to be free through today only, so hurry. The post Finally, there’s a plastic fruit shaker instrument for KONTAKT – free today appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

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