Musicrow has introduced Analogica, an analog filter emulation for Native Instruments Reaktor.
Analogica is now available individually, or as part of Musicrow’s Golden Ensembles 3 bundle for Reaktor.
Analogica is described as ‘a fat and smooth analog sounding filter’. It is not only suitable for elementary filtering tasks, but also capable of producing beautiful raw distortion sounds, interesting rhythmic patterns and unusual musical effects.
- Warm analog filter sound
- Intuitive and flexible design
- Beautiful self oscillation sound
- Two different types of low-pass filters
- 12/24 db/oct slopes
- Ring modulation
- Envelope follower
- Step sequencer
- Crunchy drive/distortion
- The analogica effect for extreme results
- High-pass filter at the output stage
Here’s a video demo of Analogica: Continue reading
This video, via zthee, is a sneak preview of the Two Thousand Six Hundred Mini Meanie – a new DIY project inspired by the classic ARP 2600. Continue reading
Keith McMillen Instruments has just announced that they have begun shipping their QuNexus Smart Sensor Keyboard Controller to customers around the world.
The QuNexus features KMI’s Smart Sensor technology which transmits pressure, tilt, polyphonic aftertouch, and velocity. QuNexus also supports CV, MIDI, USB, and OSC, for maximum flexibility.
“QuNexus is the most important evolution in keyboards since the Erard Escapement was introduced to pianos in 1821,” said KMI founder, Keith McMillen. “QuNexus gives keyboardists forms of expression that were only available to string and horn players. Although playful in appearance, it performs and feels like a serious instrument.” Continue reading
The Bob Moog Foundation has released a new series of posters that explain the fundamentals of synthesis.
This set of seven 11″x17″ posters covers these topics:
- What is a waveform?
- What is an oscillator?
- What is a filter?
- What is an envelope?
- What is an amp?
- What is a harmonic?
- What is an L.F.O.?
The Fundamentals of Synthesis posters are available individually, or as a set for US $25.
This is the official demo video for the new Softube Console 1 hardware & software mixing system, introduced at Musikmesse 2013, with product manager Niklas Odelholm. Continue reading
Synth superfreak Marc Doty continues his in-depth look at the classic Roland Juno-6 synthesizer. Continue reading