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Top 10 ambient music REAKTOR User Library Ensembles

Accompanying IDM’s heady, crystalline edits, and granular detailing (from Aphex Twin to Autechre), composers like Vladislav Delay, Tim Exile, Speedy …

Lecture on microtonality with the Tubbutec µTune

Lisa Bella Donna Live in the Moog Store by Guitar Center

5 Cryptocurrency Experts To Follow On Social Media

Who to follow in the blockchain world.<p>Like any industry the cryptocurrency sector is led by a small group of visionaries and pioneers. They're the people who work on the blockchain every day and they're the people with the greatest insight into the latest Bitcoin movement or the effect of some new …

Social Media

Soundmagic Spectral

b9 ©2015 Michael Norris<p>SoundMagic Spectral is a freeware suite of 23 Audio Unit plug-ins that implement <b>real-time spectral processing of sound</b>. This …

A free download turns Reaktor into a powerful Buchla modular emulation

West Coast synthesis is yours for a song, by combining a free/donationware download with Reaktor. And now Cloudlab 200t just got a major V2 …

10 secret weapons for film scoring from the REAKTOR User Library

Claude Debussy famously described music as “the space between the notes”, and when composing for film, the great man’s words couldn’t be more true. …

Music Production

Bitcoin is slumping and analysts say there are 3 big reasons for the 'fear and panic'

LONDON — Bitcoin is slumping on Friday, down by 5% in early morning trade to trade at a one month low.<p>Analysts say that the slump is being caused by a string of bad headlines for the sector this week that have dented investor sentiment.<p>"Our take on this is that the new investors in the space don't …

It's Just a Matter of Time Before Litecoin Overtakes Bitcoin

Bitcoin's reign as the primary medium of exchange among cryptocurrencies should eventually come to an end.<p>Last year, cryptocurrencies put themselves …

Bitcoin Steadies Amid U.S., Japan Regulatory Clampdown Concern

Bitcoin steadied after two days of losses as investors weighed the impact of a clampdown on cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan and renewed regulatory …

Litecoin has a real shot to overtake bitcoin

Last year, cryptocurrencies put themselves on the map with perhaps the greatest single-year performance in the history of any asset class. After beginning the year with a market cap of $17.7 billion, digital currencies finished 2017 with an aggregate market cap of $613 billion, representing an …

In The Studio: Techniques For Dealing With Phase

Phase is a constant concern for recording and mixing engineers. Problems with phase can ruin your music; it can be easily avoided or corrected, but …

Music Production

Samsara LE | Dillon Bastan | MaxforLive Granular Looper

Our Products are generally provided as Zip file downloads which in all cases will need to be extracted and saved to your hard drive prior to …

Linux

WTF is an Airdrop? A Detailed Guide to Free Cryptocurrency

Money can’t appear out of no where… But cryptocurrency can<p><i>Here’s an awesome article by Kenny Li Originally Featured in Hackernoon</i><p>What is an …

Cardano: a rising cryptocurrency that wants to change the world

On Oct. 1, 2017, an unusual event caused a collective gasp in the world of cryptocurrencies. A little known cryptocurrency called Cardano — or ADA, …

PayPal Exec Says ‘Very High Likelihood’ Bitcoin Will Become Popular Payment Method

PayPal’s chief financial officer, John Rainey, said that there is a “high likelihood” for BTC to become a popular payment option during an interview …

Hollow ICOs: Five Ways To Tell If A Crypto Token Has Merit

[id=0]<p>Many initial coin offerings (ICOs) were tickets to quick riches in 2017. Take a token called Status—it was issued in June, raised about $100 million and soared 1,200% within six months. It’s easy to get excited by crypto’s surging prices. But now that the market has corrected somewhat and …

A free plug-in brings extreme PaulStretch stretching to your DAW

You’ve heard Justin Bieber mangled into gorgeous ambient cascades of sound. Now, you can experience the magic of PaulStretch as a free plug-in.It may …

8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Bitcoin, for better or worse, has been all the rage of late. Its breakneck 1,850% run in 2017 put the cryptocurrency on the map. In 2018, however, …

Free Binaural VST Plugin Released By Sennheiser – AMBEO Orbit

Sennheiser has released a public beta version of AMBEO Orbit, a freeware binaural panner in VST, VST3, AU, and AAX plugin formats for DAW …

DJ launches ‘Spotify-disrupting’ streaming service to benefit artists

Choon is being touted as a "disruptive blockchain-based music streaming service"<p>A DJ has launched a new streaming service with the aim of challenging …

Logic Pro X gets major update: ChromaVerb, Vintage EQs, Multi-Effects, more [Video]

Apple has now released a new update for its flagship music recording software, Logic Pro X. While we are getting a very long list of minor tweaks and enhancements here, version 10.4 is bringing some major new features to the table along with some serious gear in the way vintage EQ emulation, new …

Getting Started With Smart Tempo in Logic Pro X 10.4

Smart Tempo, introduced in Logic Pro X 10.4, is arguably the most significant new audio handling feature in Logic Pro X since the introduction of …

Jack White bans phones at gigs for “100% human experience”

Shows will be "phone-free"<p>Jack White has banned the use of mobile phones at upcoming live shows.<p>The former White Stripes frontman releases new album …

Why I Just Sold Half Of My Bitcoin

I am a believer in the long-term value of blockchain technology. I also think that cryptocurrency is here to stay, though the value of it will …

Songs on Trial: 12 Landmark Music Copyright Cases

The Beach Boys vs. Chuck Berry (1963)<p>"Surfin' U.S.A.," by the Beach Boys (1963) vs. "Sweet Little Sixteen," by Chuck Berry (1958)<p><b>The Case:</b> The …

Music

Real Artists Don't Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age

Bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Goins dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic …

5 Of The Sectors Blockchain Is Currently Disrupting

It's so much more than the bitcoin.<p>Blockchain has been everywhere lately - and it's so much more than a few bitcoins.<p>It seems that everywhere you turn in the tech industry, someone is talking about the promise of blockchain technology and how it's going to change the world. Well, I'm here to tell …

Blockchain

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Ethereum, The Next Big Cryptocurrency

A crash course on Ethereum.<p>By now, everyone's heard about the meteoric rise of Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency smashed a record-breaking US$8,200 on …