Genome MIDI Sequencer Updated With Built-In Instruments

genome-midi-seuqencerWhite Noise Audio Software has released Genome MIDI Sequencer 2.0 – a major update to its iPad MIDI sequencer.

Genome 2.0 features a number of improvements to all areas. Here’s what they have to say about the update:

Genome 2.0 features a number of improvements to all areas. The new song mode makes it easier to work on longer songs and is more intuitive. We’ve also added a metronome, a zoom to fit button, and made it possible to view velocity values on selected notes.

We’ve also redone the file manager to make it easier to manage your files and open them in other apps.

Finally, we’ve added the Rack Page, which will allow you to make songs within Genome using built in modules. To start with, we’ve included a synthesizer, a drum machine and a host of effects. Additional modules will be added over time.

Here’s what’s new in Genome MIDI Sequencer 2.0: Continue reading

Output Debuts SIGNAL Pulse-Generating Instrument

Output have announced the release of their new, powerful pulse engine, Signal. This software instrument, created for use with Native Instruments’ Kontakt, focuses on generating pulses, combining “the warmth of fat analog and digital synths” with “the beauty of organic instruments.”

Output_SIGNAL_boxWorking from the premise that “nearly all music is centered on a pulse,” Output, who also created the REV software instrument, gathered a team of 70 designers and developers to build an instrument “that pushes beyond conventional limits of synths and samples.” Continue reading

Cakewalk Releases ‘Cambridge’ Update For SONAR

Cakewalk_SONAR_CambridgeCakewalk announced yesterday the “Cambridge” release for SONAR Artist, Professional, and Platinum.

This release, the second major update in the SONAR Membership program, includes added functionality, such as an onscreen virtual MIDI controller for multi-touch or QWERTY triggering, Mix Recall that now remembers all output and Bus routing as well as mix parameters, increased import/export support (Ogg Vorbis, legacy formats, the RF64 standard spec’ed by the EBU, improved MP3 export and more), new effects (ProChannel edition of Boz Digital Labs’ Panipulator, Anderton Collection “Phasor Constructor”), and an exclusive Les Paul Gold Top expansion pack for Dimension Pro with 30 new programs. Additionally, there are another 50 enhancements and fixes requested by the SONAR Membership community.
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Music IO Update Lets You Route Audio & MIDI Over USB

screen568x568Secret Base Design has updated Music IO, adding the ability to route audio over USB between iOS and Mac OS X.

Features:

  • Music IO lets you send audio from your iOS device to your Mac using USB;
  • Music IO lets you route audio between your iOS device and your Mac over USB;
  • Music IO lets you integrate Inter-App Audio compatible iOS synthesizers with a traditional desktop DAW system; and
  • The developers say using Music IO over USB offers ‘near-zero latency’.

Here’s what’s new in version 1.10: Continue reading

Borderlands 2.0 Adds Audiobus, AudioShare, Real-Time Granular Processing & More

borderlands-granularDeveloper Chris Carlson has released Borderlands 2.0 – a major update to the granular synth for iPad.

Here’s what’s new in Borderlands 2.0:

  • Audiobus Sender, Filter, and Receiver support
  • AudioShare import and export
  • Real time audio input recording and granulation
  • Gesture recording and looping for cloud parameters and positions
    Save and load “scenes” – presets of clouds, sounds, and automation
  • Resonant filters for each grain cloud with per grain randomization
  • Bugfixes and more

Here’s the official video introduction to Borderlands 2.0: Continue reading

Exponential Audio Intros Excalibur Multi-Effects Plugin For Mac & Windows

exponential-audio-excalibur

Exponential Audio has released Excalibur, a powerful multi-effects plugin for Mac & Windows.

Excalibur combines delay, flange, distortion, pitch shift, resonators, reverb and other effects into a powerful routing and modulation architecture.

Here’s an intro video from Exponential Audio founder Michael Carnes on why he wanted to create Excalibur: Continue reading