There is a new Articles page (menu link above) here now. I’m in the process of moving stuff previously posted on Steemit to a new home here, and there may be some new stuff of this sort on the way as well. There is also a link to an article about the recent UMAW protests of Spotify written for my “day job,” which I added here too, because I think it’s relevant.

Obscure Audio Software: Hermann Seib’s VSTHost (Win) – Steemit

This time around, we’re looking at a relatively simple program from Hermann Seib (who also has some other really cool stuff available) called VSTHost. You can probably guess what it basically does from the name, it hosts VST(i) plug-ins. However, it does have some features beyond basic plug-in loading, most of which I will try to cover here.

Obscure Audio Software: Michael Klingbeil’s SPEAR (Win/Mac) – Steemit

In this installment of Obscure Audio Software, we’ll be taking a look at a freeware program called SPEAR, an acronym for “Sinusoidal Partial Editing Analysis and Resynthesis”. In a nutshell, it allows you to view and edit a sound as a visual representation of its individual frequencies (partials), and then resynthesize the sound.

The latest edition of Obscure Audio Software:

Obscure Audio Software: Monocasual Laboratories Giada (free, cross-platform loop machine) – Steemit

In this edition of Obscure Audio Software, we’ll be taking a look at a free and open-source loop machine called Giada that is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux called Giada. The developers call it “your hardcore loop machine” and describe it as “a free, minimal, hardcore audio tool for DJs, live performers and electronic musicians”.