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Introducing Neptune ›

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Over the summer I built a really cool isolation engine and called it Neptune. Why Neptune? Here’s the abbreviated version: Isolate → iSOL-8 → SOL-8 → 8th Planet from the Sun → Neptune. Today, SuperMegaUltraGroovy’s Neptune isolation engine ships in...


Artist Spotlight: Chris Owens, Studio Designer ›

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

One of LA’s most in-demand studio designers Chris Owens uses FuzzMeasure to test the acoustics in studios ranging from Diplo’s Tron-inspired room to VICE Media’s multi-room production complex. We caught up with him at NAMM 2015 to chat about FuzzMeasure...


Product Development Improvements ›

Friday, February 27, 2015

At SuperMegaUltraGroovy, there is a lot on the go at any given time. Right now, we’re actively juggling three software releases. Come to think of it, we’re pretty much always juggling at least1 three software releases at any given time:...


// MARK: Mixing Swift and Accelerate. And generics. ›

Thursday, February 19, 2015

When I first built my SMUGMath-Swift project back around WWDC time, I kept getting frustrated by the impedance mismatch when trying to move data between Swift and Accelerate. Furthermore, I kept finding myself working to create a suitable collection of...


Reflecting on Ten Years of FuzzMeasure ›

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I had just finished building a set of home-built loudspeakers when I decided to build a tool that would help me test and evaluate those speakers. FuzzMeasure 1.0 shipped on November 19, 2004 after months of hard work. The direction...


Starting Signal Processing ›

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

People often ask what introductory books that I recommend they read to get started with audio signal processing. There are two books I suggest, one of which is optional. While starting out, I happened upon a book by Ken Steiglitz...


Chord Intelligence ›

Friday, July 18, 2014

We just shipped Capo touch and Capo 3.1 last week—on the same day!—and a large part of the time on this project was spent building Chord Intelligence. I feel that the name is fitting; Chord Intelligence is trained from a...


Capo 3 ›

Friday, October 11, 2013

On Monday I launched Capo 3—the most significant launch in my company’s history. There are many reasons for its significance, but these three stand out: It broke my previous one-day sales record by 2x on launch day Capo got an...