Major updates include comping, MPE support, a heavy emphasis on randomization, and new tools Ableton has announced the next evolution of its Live software, Live 11. This comes as a bit unexpected because of the gap between previous versions and the rather short one between 10 and 11. In any case, Live 11 introduces some […]
If you don’t think you are able to find what you are looking for with the music retailers, then it is perhaps time to think about building your own. DIY allows you to craft according to your specs and Electrosmith are hear to help you accomplish just that. Audio electronics company Electrosmith has launched a Kickstarter for […]
Ableton has announced the release of CV Tools, a collection of devices that allow you to control and interact with your modular gear with Live 10 Suite. At long last, Ableton has released their highly sought after CV Tools update, allowing users to directly control their hardware from inside the DAW. While there have been many […]
The annual Apple event is over and it is time to look on what came out of it from a music production perspective. On a high level it is clear that music creators and artists are no longer a focus group of Apple. Instead their new line up continues to target bloggers, designers and photographers. […]
Although many artists have been experimenting with vocals since long time back, like Kraftwerk, ABBA and the Beatles, the real breaking point came when Cher delivered Believe in October 19, 1998. The era of autotune was born. Since then the impact of autotune has been monumental in the music industry. More or less every conceivable […]
Times are changing but Singapore based BandLab appears to believe that there is still room for a revived Cakewalk DAW. And if you´re a Windows user this is really big news. Sonar is back and it is free, although with a small catch: BandLab say that while this includes “the entire SONAR Platinum feature set” […]
Are you tired of sitting in front of your desktop DAW or perhaps feel that your hardware line up isn’t really cutting it? Well perhaps it is time to try something different. How about indulging yourself in mechanical techno? A guy who knows this trade is Graham Dunning. Graham is literally doing just this with […]
We have reported on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in music before, but things are about to change. And the change appears to be positive. To be honest a lot of the AI generated music that we’ve heard so far has been far from good or innovative. It has either been computer generated attempts […]
Arturia have always been true to the originals in there V Collection and in general brings serious value for money. Although the latest iteration has a fairly hefty price tag at 399€ it is still worth checking out and with the Buchla now added in the line up, it’s become a no-brainer. If you’ve ever […]
Ableton has finally rolled out the anticipated update of Live 10, and for the fans there are a lot of things to get excited about. It’s been nearly five years since Ableton Live got a major update, with 2013’s Live 9. Live 10 introduces four new Devices, a completely re-designed sound library, workflow-accelerating refinements and more. […]
We all have our favorite DAWs, be it Ableton, Cubase, Logic, Reason, or ProTools, however one DAW deserves a little more attention and that’s Reaper. As with all the other DAWs out there Reaper is a self-contained platform for music production offering a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering toolset, but […]
As machines and robots become ever more present in our every day life, paired with increasing the digitization we are well on our way towards Kurzweil’s Singularity, but how is this materializing in music in general and in electronic music in particular? We have previously covered how virtual reality and 3D may play an important […]
We all know the importance of mixing and mastering and most have heard of the success of Landr, the online cloud mastering platform, but will computer algorithms ever be able to compensate for the human ear? We here at Stereoklang have tried the Landr platform quite a lot since its debut and it is clear […]