Wednesday, March 26



New from Native Instruments and Zynaptik - MOLEKULAR:

"MOLEKULAR is the modular effects system – inspiring effects, limitless routing, and electrifying performance possibilities.

• 35 effects deliver new ways to twist your sound

• Create effects systems and set them in motion

• Designed for inspiring, musical performances

MOLEKULAR features 16 modulation sources divided into four categories – each adds its own special morphing flavor. Use up to four LFOs, step sequencers, trigger sequencers, and logic modules in any combination or all at once. Frequency-based parameters can even be quantized to custom scales. From subtle effects to all-out mangling, your mind is the limit."

$149 USD for Reaktor and the free Reaktor Player!


Tuesday, March 25

Vinyl Terror & Horror

Another great find courtesy of Dangerous Minds:

"VT&H are the Berlin-based Danish duo Camilla Sørensen and Greta Christensen. Their vinyl art incorporates innovations like multi-tiered turntables, upside-down tone arms and the use of precision cutting devices to make literal jigsaw puzzles out of records. They even deploy robotics."


studiomix from vinyl terror & horror on Vimeo.



Tango from vinyl terror & horror on Vimeo.

Monday, March 24

Culprate Indiegogo Campaign

9 days left to donate to Culprate's campaign! This campaign is raising money to help fund a new Culprate experimental album in the vein of his classic Colours album from 2011. Info below:


Culprate : An Indiegogo Campaign Video from Tilted Audio/Visual on Vimeo.


Saturday, March 22

Moonsatellite Work In Magnetic Studio 3.0 SoundLab

Moonsatellite Lone Wolf has a drool worthy set-up in his Magnetic Studio 3.0 SoundLab:


Wednesday, March 12


Coming later this year from OTO Machines, the makers of Biscuit, the Bim Bam Boum Effects Boxes:

"OTO Machines announces 3 new FX boxes:

BIM - Poetic Repeater

12-bit delay (up to 2 seconds in stereo) with modulation (several waveforms available), separate hipass & lowpass filters for the delay signal and the feedback path, extra FXs (Reverse, Flanger, Dual Head, Distortion,...).

True 12-bit converters, filters, compander & feedback paths are analog for a very warm and grainy sound.

TAP and FREEZE function. Delay can be synced to MIDI Clock.

BAM - Space Generator

Digital reverberator inspired by the early 80's 16-bit units (EMT250, Lexicon 224,...). Several algorithms including Halls, Rooms, Space, weirdos, springs, resonators...

Predelay is up to 1 second. A "Drive" pot let you distort the input of the reverb.

BOUM - Warming Unit

Analog Compressor with tube emulation, octave, soft and hard distortion, followed by a 3 mode-2 pole Biscuit filter.

The compressor have Mode, Attack and Release settings.

An envelope generator (normal or inverse) let's you create envelope filters or envelope levelers.

The distortion circuit is specially designed for synths, loops, drums,...and keeps the dynamic of the signal.

All units have stereo I/O, MIDI input (CCs for all parameters, Beat Clock, Pgm Change), true hardware relay bypass, 36 user presets.

Size is 145 x 145 x 60 mm. 2 lines of 8 white LEDS for displaying parameters, preset number, input vu-meter...

Price for each unit will be about 325 euros (excluding VAT).

Release is planned for 2014 Q4."

Tuesday, March 11

15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe, aka DJ Focus, Wows M.I.T.

15 year old inventor Kelvin Doe builds radio station from discarded electronics in Sierra Leone:

"15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and transmitters. Completely self-taught, Kelvin has created his own radio station where he broadcasts news and plays music under the moniker, DJ Focus.

Kelvin became the youngest person in history to be invited to the "Visiting Practitioner's Program" at MIT. THNKR had exclusive access to Kelvin and his life-changing journey - experiencing the US for the first time, exploring incredible opportunities, contending with homesickness, and mapping out his future."

Help empower Dj Focus and others like him: