Shaun Bloodworth passes away. Ableton Link now available for desktop apps. Enter Legowelt’s drawing competition.
Shaun Bloodworth passes away. Shaun Bloodworth sadly died on Thursday afternoon. The celebrated British music photographer had been hospitalised awaiting a liver transplant. A planned fundraiser celebrating his life and work went ahead at XOYO last night, raising money for his family, who informed its organisers that they wanted the party to continue, as it is what Shaun would have wanted. You can donate to the family via Just Giving.
New Bass Engine Substance. Output announce Substance, a bass plugin that combines heavily processed electric and acoustic basses, live brass sections, polysynths, dirty analogue synths and more. The engine combines three layers of sources and blends them together with effects, filters, modulation, an advanced arpeggiator, flux control and macros. Check it out above and find out more here.
Enter the Legowelt Drawing Competition. Only 17 days left to enter Legowelt‘s drawing competition. “Get out your markers, color pencils, MSpaint, photoshop, DPaint, crayons, finger paint or whatever you want to use and start drawing!” First prize is a signed PSS570 synth from 1987. Runners up prizes include a box of rare Legowelt records and a book on “Mind Altering plants from the Northern Hemisphere”. Find out more and enter here.
Ableton Link Now Available for Desktop Apps. Ableton‘s musical collaboration protocol Link has been syncing iOS apps to Live and to each other over local network connections since its release last year. Now Link is coming to desktop apps, having been made open source, and Reason, Serato DJ and Max have already adopted the technology. Find out more here.
Discussing London Nightlife at Take Note Conference. In the second instalment of a three-part series, London’s Take Note electronic music conference examines the capital’s club culture with guidance from Bill Brewster, author of books including Last Night A DJ Saved My Life and How To DJ (Properly). The event takes place on Saturday 19th November. Find out more here.