March 2013 Meetup Highlights: Dave Smith Instruments with Carson Day

At long last! If you missed our March meetup with Carson Day showing off the Prophet 12 from Dave Smith Instruments, here’s your chance to see and hear it! (Along with a Tempest and a Mopho x4.) Thank you to Pyramind for hosting and for the great support of the SF-EMM members that came down… Continue reading March 2013 Meetup Highlights: Dave Smith Instruments with Carson Day

Ableton Push is a “highly intuitive and fresh new musical instrument”

Certified Ableton instructor Antonio Sage writes about his experiences with Ableton Push and Live 9: I cannot recall the last time a device had been so highly anticipated as Ableton Push. With good reason. Push is not only a sleek, beautiful control surface for Ableton’s newly released version 9 but it is also a highly… Continue reading Ableton Push is a “highly intuitive and fresh new musical instrument”

Intro to Renoise

At last nights meetup there was a lot of people using Renoise to produce music and an equal amount of people that had never heard of it or used it. Below is an introduction video to Renoise and you can also click here to see the main overview on the Renoise website. Added bonus: Check… Continue reading Intro to Renoise

Echo Nest’s Infinite Gangnam Style

What’s interesting about this isn’t the over-played pop source material. Rather, this is powered by Echo Nest. They have an API that lets you upload and analyze songs. See the demo: http://static.echonest.com/InfiniteGangnamStyle/

Circuit benders in SF!

Robotspeak is having the first of a 3-part class on circuit bending starting this Saturday! More information at: http://www.robotspeak.com/html/catalog.html#diymidi CIRCUIT BENDING ROBOTSPEAK and Dmitri go forward with Dmitri’s second round of Circuit Bending classes on 3 Saturdays 3 sessions (eleven hours total) includes DIY voice changer: TIME: Feb 11th, 18th, 25th from 1:00 till 4PM… Continue reading Circuit benders in SF!