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Fingerlab Intros Free Virtual Mellotron For iOS, Mellowsound

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 04:43
Fingerlab has introduced Mellowsound, a virtual Mellotron for iOS. The basic instrument is a free download, and offers three sounds: Flute, Clarinet & Sax. Additional Mellotron sounds are available as in-app purchases. Features: 3 free instruments: Flute, Clarinet, Sax Basic Mellotron settings: Volume, Tone & Pitch Metronome Mixer (instrument & Metronome, Volume & Pan) Midi… Read More Fingerlab Intros Free Virtual Mellotron For iOS, Mellowsound
Categories: Music Technology

The Tinkertoy Sequencer Meets Vintage Tama Techstar Drum Synthesizer

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 04:33
The construction kits are based around 'spool' connectors, with 8 perimeter holes spaced 45° apart - perfect for creating a mechanical 4-beat loop. … Read More The Tinkertoy Sequencer Meets Vintage Tama Techstar Drum Synthesizer
Categories: Music Technology

Soundtrack Loops Debuts Lowkey Blazers MPC Expansion Pack

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 04:04
Soundtrack Loops has introduced a new expansion pack for Akai MPC hardware, software, and iMPC Pro 2 app, Lowkey Blazers.… Read More Soundtrack Loops Debuts Lowkey Blazers MPC Expansion Pack
Categories: Music Technology

Ocean Swift Intros Music Handyman Toolbox

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 03:57
Ocean Swift Synthesis has introduced 'Music Handyman Toolbox', described as 'a Swiss army knife toolkit of useful features, musically relevant math functions and references for musicians, sound designers and audio developers'.… Read More Ocean Swift Intros Music Handyman Toolbox
Categories: Music Technology

FM Synthesis On The Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 05:42
This video takes a look at using the new linear FM synthesis features of Pro 2 firmware 1.4. … Read More FM Synthesis On The Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2
Categories: Music Technology

iMPC Pro 2 Turns Your iPhone Into A Beatmaking Workstation

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 05:32
iMPC Pro 2, previously introduced for iPad, adds new track types and workflow enhancements, with the addition of vocal tracks, support for Audio Units and a new design.… Read More iMPC Pro 2 Turns Your iPhone Into A Beatmaking Workstation
Categories: Music Technology

Midilar Like Eurorack For MIDI Controllers

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 03:56
"You can switch between the MIDI modules and build your own custom MIDI controller," notes Cohen. "You can use it with everything that can be controlled by MIDI like DAWs, soft-synths (Reaktor, Softube Modular) and also hardware."… Read More Midilar Like Eurorack For MIDI Controllers
Categories: Music Technology

Moog One Firmware Update v1.0.1

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 16:42
Moog Music has released a free firmware update for their new Moog One synthesizer.… Read More Moog One Firmware Update v1.0.1
Categories: Music Technology

Ableton Live 10 Explained In 37 Minutes

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 16:39
The latest loopop video offers a quick intro to Ableton Live.… Read More Ableton Live 10 Explained In 37 Minutes
Categories: Music Technology

Rava Yamana – A MIDI Controller Specifically For VST Synths

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 05:15
Developer Raphael Huber has launched an IndieGoGo project to fund production of the Rava Yamana, a DIY USB-MIDI controller that's designed for controlling virtual analog software synths. … Read More Rava Yamana – A MIDI Controller Specifically For VST Synths
Categories: Music Technology

Electrogene Bitcrusher AUv3 Effect For iOS

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 14:45
Electrogene is a low fidelity audio effect combining bit-crusher, modulation, saturation and filter with scope visualizer. Refined algorithms can produce warm or harsh sound reminding of retro digital or analog audio system.… Read More Electrogene Bitcrusher AUv3 Effect For iOS
Categories: Music Technology

New Patch Editor For The Roland MKS-80 Super Jupiter Synth

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 14:16
Developer Momo Müller has introduced MKS-80 Editor / Controller, a patch editor for the Roland MKS-80 Super Jupiter.… Read More New Patch Editor For The Roland MKS-80 Super Jupiter Synth
Categories: Music Technology

Richard Devine Live Modular Performance At Binary Society 07

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 07:36
This video captures a full live modular performance by Richard Devine at Binary 07, in downtown San Jose on October 29th, 2016.… Read More Richard Devine Live Modular Performance At Binary Society 07
Categories: Music Technology

Sequential Pro 2 Update Adds DX-Style FM Synthesis, Alternate Tunings & More

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 07:24
Sequential has released Pro 2 OS version 1.4, a free update that adds DX-style FM synthesis, alternate tunings and more. … Read More Sequential Pro 2 Update Adds DX-Style FM Synthesis, Alternate Tunings & More
Categories: Music Technology

Belgium’s B-Wave Festival 2018 Coming Dec 1st

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:43
The B-Wave Festival - an annual Belgian electronic music festival - is scheduled for Dec 1st, 2018. … Read More Belgium’s B-Wave Festival 2018 Coming Dec 1st
Categories: Music Technology

Mimetismo – A DIY Tempo-Based LFO, Clock Divider & Step Sequencer

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:19
Mimetismo can convert a master tempo trigger into three channels of synchronized LFOs , step sequences and clock dividers.… Read More Mimetismo – A DIY Tempo-Based LFO, Clock Divider & Step Sequencer
Categories: Music Technology

Designer Drums – ‘Intelligent Rhythm Engine’ For Kontakt

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:09
Designer Drums is made to mimic the natural color and timbre changes of a live percussionist. … Read More Designer Drums – ‘Intelligent Rhythm Engine’ For Kontakt
Categories: Music Technology

Mark Verbos On Designing Modular Synthesizers

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 09:56
Mark Verbos demonstrates the basics of modular synthesis with his own module designs. … Read More Mark Verbos On Designing Modular Synthesizers
Categories: Music Technology

FM Synthesis Of Wood Sounds

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 06:33
The second video in the Element433 series FM Catalogue of Materials takes a look at synthesizing 'wood sounds'.… Read More FM Synthesis Of Wood Sounds
Categories: Music Technology

Richard Devine Interview On Making His New Album, Sort\Lave

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 07:29
After a break of 6 years, Atlanta-based electronic musician, producer and sound designer Richard Devine returns with a new album of modular soundscapes, Sort\Lave.… Read More Richard Devine Interview On Making His New Album, Sort\Lave
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