Audulus For Windows Now Available

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Audulus for Windows – a software modular synthesizer that lets you create patches visually – is now available.

With Audulus, you can build synthesizers, design new sounds, or process audio, with low-latency real-time processing, suitable for live performance.

Audulus is also available for iOS and OS X, and you can share patches across platforms.

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2015 NAMM Show To Feature Double The Synths

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The 2015 NAMM Show, scheduled for January 22-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center, promises to be a huge event for synth fans.

We just got word from the NAMM Show organizers that synth manufacturers have nearly doubled their show floor square footage since last year, making this one of the show’s fastest-growing segments.

And you know what double the area for synths means….. double the synths! Continue reading

A Very Jolly Synthesized Christmas

switched-on-santaVia WNYC, comes A Very Jolly Synthesized Christmas:

David Garland presents vintage recordings of holiday favorites performed on Moog, Buchla, and other analog synthesizers.

You might think this sonic tinsel would seem synthetic, but it’s full of genuine joy and warmth. Hear highlights from albums released in the late ’60s and early ’70s, including Douglas Leedy’s “A Very Merry Electric Christmas to You,” The Moog Machine’s “Christmas Becomes Electric,” and Sy Mann’s “Switched on Santa.”

And as a bonus, a Christmas visit with The Beatles!

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Adrian Belew’s FLUX:FX App Is Now Available

flux-fxNOIISE has released FLUX:FX – a professional multi-effect audio processor app for the iPad that lets you ‘play’ your effects.

”FLUX:FX makes sounds that I have never heard before from any other piece of equipment,” says co-creator Adrian Belew (King Crimson, Eno, Talking Heads, Nine Inch Nails). “It can truly mangle any signal you put into it… in a good way!”

“The touch controls means that I can actually PLAY the effects,” adds Belew. “Say I’m playing a guitar solo, I’ll lean over and noodle with it and create some wacky guitar sounds. This app is just so creatively inspiring and fun to use.” Continue reading