Native Instruments Introduces Replika XT Multi-Mode Delay

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Native Instruments has introduced Replika XT – a creative multi-mode delay plugin for OS X & Windows.

The five delay modes span crisp digital repeats, ‘analog warmth’, and experimental textures. Additionally, seven effects and advanced options let you add depth and width to mixes. Continue reading

Serum Toolkit Offers 100 New Presets

serum-wavetable-synthesizerXfer Records has released Serum Toolkit Vol. 1 – the first preset pack for its Serum Wavetable Synthesizer.

Designed by producer & author Francis Preve, the collection offers 100 presets that Xfer says ‘run the gamut from modern genres like Future House, Indie, and Ambient, to reproductions of vintage synths like the Arp Omni II, Roland D-50 and TB-303’. The Toolkit also includes an array of special effects like Dopplers, risers, cheering crowds and talk boxes.

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Output Intros Movement Rhythmic Effects Processor

movement-bundleboxv3Output – the creator of Exhale, Signal & Rev – has introduced Movement – a powerful realtime processor, designed for both studio and live performance,

Movement’s power comes from blending the original source with 4 unique rhythm engines, each with Sidechain, LFO, & Step Sequencer based modulation, as well as Output’s proprietary Flux and Randomizer.

In addition, there are 76 parameters available to modulate and add motion to the sound.

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Moog Model 15 For iOS Hands-On Demo

The latest episode of the iOS App Update takes a look at Moog Music’s new Model 15 software synthesizer.

Host Mitch Gallagher is joined by Sweetwater synth guru, Daniel Fisher, who helped develop the preset patches for the Model 15 app. Continue reading

Dehumaniser II Offers New Options For Creature Sound Design

Dehumaniser-2-BoxKrotos has released Dehumaniser II, a new generation of their vocal-processing software for making creature and monster sounds in real-time.

This new version enhances audio capabilities of Dehumaniser with additional models, processes and the ability to use the program within your DAW as a VST, AAX, and AU plugin.

The versatile effects section of Dehumaniser II has been expanded to include processing modules such as Flanger Chorus and Ring Modulator. More than 100 presets have also been built-in for quick setups and to inspire sound design. These presets are tailored for monsters, dialogue, robots and experimental effects.

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Making Music On A Game Boy With LSDj

gameboy-sequencerIn this post, chiptune guru Joe E. Allen makes his long-awaited return, with a look at making music on a Game Boy with LSDj

LSDj (Little Sound Dj) is a sequencing app that lets you make 4-track music, using the Game Boy sound chip.

The app is available (used) on cartridges or as a ROM file. The ROM can be used with free Game Boy emulators and or loaded to a Game Boy backup device to be used with your hardware Game Boy. 

In this article, Allen & fellow chiptune musician HarleyLikesMusic take an in-depth look at how to get started with LSDj…. Continue reading

Novation Updates Blocs Wave With ‘Slice Mode’

Novation has released an update to Blocs Wave, adding ‘Slice Mode’, a new option that lets you chop up sounds, play slices in real-time and record your slice performance.

Here’s what’s new in Blocs Wave 4: Continue reading