► Giorgio Moroder Releases New Free Single: Download + Interview

shockleewebpic_giorgiosthemeElectronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder just released his first track in 22 years and you can get it for free as part of Adult Swim’s Singles, a 16-week free music promotion by the network.

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Robot Drum & Bass

shockleewebpic_robotdnbThis is a must watch creative oddity that may be giving us a glimpse of what’s to come as more people experiment with creating more music and robotic type interfaces.

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MIDI Sprout: Now You Can Create Music From Plants

shockleewebpic_midisproutThe Sonification of Plants is here. MIDI Sprout is a biorhythm to MIDI converter that will allow you to create music from your houseplants via the power of biofeedback. So basically, this unit will allow you to collect data from your plants or even your own body and convert these readings into MIDI which means that now you can get some inspiration from your green friends.

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Parsec: New Spectral Synthesizer By Propellerhead

shockleewebpic_parsecpropellerhead Take a look and listen at Propellerhead’s latest release the Parsec Spectral synth, a nice addition to the Reason rack especially for those interested in sound sculpting and designing.

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[NYC] Thurs. October 17th: Ableton Advanced Users Meetup — RSVP & Come Network!

shockleestorypic_AA_POSTCARDSQ_10_13The next installment of our Ableton Advanced Users Meetup is taking place on Thursday October 17th, the same day AES kicks off in NYC. This is also the very last meetup for 2013 so don’t miss this last chance to catch up on all the audio buzz. Featuring guest hosts and resident presenters Hank Shocklee, Ben Casey from Tekserve and Brian Jackson from Devotion Learn alongside some dynamic and fun presentations from very special guests.

Get in on the action and RSVP now!

We’ll be live streaming it here 7:00-9:30 EST / 4:00-6:30pm PST / 1:00-3:30 CEST – tune in & join the chat!

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Machine Language: Inside The Art Of Making Computers Talk

shockleewebpic_makingcomputerstalkfEver wonder how computer voices and speech recognition technology are developed? Watch this insightful short film on the art of how many of these synthetic voices are created, how they’ve developed throughout the years and get an inside look at a studio session at Nuance, one of the biggest companies in the field [and the rumored Siri creators].

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF100Out to all the music creators…sound designers…musicians…composers…songwriters.. #freesamplefriday continues to hook you up on a weekly basis with free sounds, samples, tools and new experimental instruments. This roundup is a big one – packed with the last few weeks worth of goods.

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Livestream Today’s Ableton Advanced Users Meetup – Live From Tekserve

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Stream The Ableton Advanced Users Meetup Live from Tekserve RIGHT HERE!
7:00-9:30 EST / 4:00-6:30pm PST / 22:00-00:30 CEST – tune in & join the chat!

Follow the Ableton Advanced Users Meetup on Facebook or TechCampNYC on Twitter for group updates!

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF99We’re back for another round of the best free audio tools around. Download these and get your music game up!

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF98In need of some new inspiration to get your musical ideas flowing? You’re in luck, here’s another installment of #freesamplefriday to get you through the week. If you’re in the NYC area come meet with us at Tekserve on Thursday May 9th for a special Ableton Advanced Users Meetup. RSVP’s are first come – first served!

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