Category: Creative

  • Top iOS Music Apps on Sale for the Holiday Season

    Top iOS Music Apps on Sale for the Holiday Season

    The holiday season is here and with it comes an exciting array of deals on iOS music apps. Whether you’re a professional musician or an amateur enthusiast, there’s never been a better time to expand your digital toolbox. Here are some must-have iOS music apps currently on sale that are worth considering: 1. NoInputMixer by…

  • Brand New Noise

    Brand New Noise

    Richard Upchurch made a simple audio recording unit housed in a wooden box for his nephew who took it to school. Then several teachers wanted one. And before he new it, he was making and designing new music and sound gizmos for a living. The Krankie featured below is just one of the instruments that…

  • Daniel Prendiville Tapegerms

    Daniel Prendiville Tapegerms

    Tapegerm guest artist projects offered a set of loops and sounds for recording artists to download and create something new using one or more of the sources. Albums were compiled that had a unique sound; diverse by way of the different artists participating, while also having common elements that gave each collection a kind of…

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  • Cassette G-Card Template

    Cassette G-Card Template

    Reddit user HuecoTanks shared a template for a printable cassette G-Card case.

  • Teenage Enginering PO-80 Record Factory

    Teenage Enginering PO-80 Record Factory

    The Teenage Engineering website describes the PO-80 as: PO-80 record factory is a compact and portable record cutter, made in collaboration with yuri suzuki. engrave and playback 5″ discs with ultra-analog lo-fi sound – simply plug in any audio device to the 3.5 mm audio input and cut your own record in an instant. yep, it’s really that…

  • Signature Sounds (free loops)

    Signature Sounds (free loops)

    Signature Sounds offers a load of free loops and one shots from this musician’s creations over many years. Judging from the titles of the packs below the selections appear to be curated by someone really into recording everything around. The field recordings are from around Edinburgh, Scotland. The only ask is a donation if you…

  • Azu Tiwaline’s Reaktor Instruments 

    Azu Tiwaline’s Reaktor Instruments 

    Native-Instruments’ new blog from 1-21-21 features Azu Tiwaline and her shortlist of favorite Reaktor instruments. Some have been around for years and could be called “old skool” electronic at this point (is that a thing now?). Check it out at

  • Zines As An Alternative to Social Media Fatigue

    Zines As An Alternative to Social Media Fatigue

    I come to zines as someone who has published zines for over 30 years. So I live in that space. I also brought my zine obsession to the online digital space very early on. As a computer science major, I was active on bulletin board systems before the world wide web was really a thing.…

  • Hands On The Casio CT-S1000V Vocal Synthesizer

    Hands On The Casio CT-S1000V Vocal Synthesizer

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The melody is ethereal, floating above the rhythm like a specter, enveloping the listener in its ghostly

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