Crusher-X Granular Synthesizer gets overly familiar with MPE

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Accsone has announced that their Crusher-X version 7.1 granular synthesizer virtual instrument now supports MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE).  Crusher-X MPE Developed with ROLI, makers of the Seaboard MPE controllers, Crusher-X is embracing all 5 dimensions of this expressive technology. Get your fingers in there wobbling and sliding to push grain density, pull in distortion or take […]

CYPHER2: An analogue-modelled sound design adventure into MPE from Fxpansion

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Fxpansion has released a new virtual synthesizer focused around sound design and MPE based expressive performance. CYPHER2, it says, takes us on “a sound design adventure” and is designed for deep sonic exploration and expressive performances. That sounds exciting! CYPHER2 It sounds huge and looks complicated. So complicated that they’re afraid to put a screenshot […]

Beyond Pad Controllers: 6 Non-Traditional Interfaces for DJs

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You might already command a small army of knobs, pads, and faders on your DJ setup. However, there are many other inspiring controller options for the modern DJ. For a guest article, the author of PUSH TURN MOVE, Kim Bjørn, suggests looking beyond the usual suspects to add that extra dimension to your performances. The […]