The developers at Output recently set out to produce an Electro-Cinematic track using various elements of REV, while using all 4 of the its engines.
Gregg, one of the developers at Output, described the process: “[W]e recently made a video on how to make tracks like M83, Clint Mansell, Trent Reznor, etc., where we show the final sound and then the elements that we used to make it. It’s of course filled with REV, but it still shows how we did it and many of the principals work regardless of software.” Continue reading
In this video, massivebeatzz takes a look at the Roland TR-8 AIRA Rhythm Performer Firmware Update 1.1. Continue reading
This video captures a performance by Geert Bevin of composer Gustavo Santaolalla‘s The Choice from The Last Of Us.
Bevin performs the piece on LinnStrument, with the sound coming from Spectrasonics’ Trilian with an 8-part multitimbral setup (one for each row).
Bevin has been working with Roger Linn on the LinnStrument, now in development. The LinnStrument is a unique electronic controller that allows a wide range of expressiveness, including individual pitch and dynamic control, over time, of each note.
Here’s free download of the performance: Continue reading
Amazing Noises has released GliderVerb - a “Reverberator with Glissandos”, simulating a room gradually changing its shape.
Here’s a preview of GliderVerb in action: Continue reading
This video, via Moog Music, features the upcoming Teenage Engineering PO-12 drum machine with a variety of Moog Minifooger analog effects.
Here’s what they have to say about the video: Continue reading
Slightly off topic: YouTube user crysknife007, aka Cheesy Nirvosa put together this playlist that features the ambient sounds of science fiction spaceships.
The playlist includes these greatest ambient sound hits:
- Star Trek TNG Ambient Engine Noise (Idling for 24 hrs)
- Star Trek TOS Ambient Engine Noise (Idling for 24 hrs)
- Original Battlestar Galactica Ambient Engine Sound ( For 12 Hours )
- Nostromo Ambient Engine Noise ( Ship from Alien for 12 Hours )
- 12 Hour Tardis sound from Doctor Who
But wait! There’s more: Continue reading
Codelle has introduced Das Lauflicht, a Core MIDI step sequencer that they say is ‘for serious musicians’.
Here’s what they have to say about Das Lauflicht:
Create fantastic basslines, drum beats or chord stabs and send them to your favourite synth app, or to an external device. Using the 70+ built-in scales you can create very exotic melodies.
sonicLAB has introduced Cosmosƒ Fx for Mac & Windows, described as a ‘live input stochastic processor’.
It’s based on the engine of sonicLab’s vSaturn, but is designed for audio processing.
Here’s a demo of Cosmosƒ FX in action: Continue reading