The Wooden Audio Sequencer


The Wooden Audio Sequencer is a tangible music controller, created as a project by Ernest Warzocha, Jakub Wilczewski & Maciej Zelaznowski for the Physical Computing and Creative Coding course at School of Form.

The custom controller follows the standard timeline, with individual rows for instruments played. The are IR reflective sensors in each hole. They read the color at the bottom of wooden discs so the sequencer can play more then one variant of sound. Continue reading

SoundScaper 1.4 Adds Scene Morphing And More

soundscaper‘Experimental sound mini lab’ SoundScaper has been updated with morphing scenes, improved MIDI and AudioBus support, and more.

SoundScaper is designed for creating soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones, glitches and noises based on circuit bending ideas.

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Kuvert Lets You Create Complex Envelope-Controlled Rhythmic Effects


Klevgränd Produktion AB has introduced Kuvert – the ‘Swedish Envelope app’.

Kurvert allows you to draw five different envelopes. These envelopes control different effect parameters, and can be drawn freely or onto a grid. The envelopes are looped, letting you create complex rhythmic effects synced to your music.

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Noatikl 3 Generative Music Composer Now Available

noatiklIntermorphic has introduced Noatikl 3, the latest version of their iOS generative music system.

Noatikl a 16 track MIDI generating system, with 120+ parameters & many included generative music templates. Sound generation is via the integral Partikl Sound Engine, a stereo sound source comprising a modular synth with Soundfont (SF2)/DLS support + live FX.

Noatikl also supports MIDI out if you want to drive external MIDI synths or samplers.

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New Effect, FG-Bomber, Helps Mixes ‘Extrude’ From The Speakers Into 3D Space

FG-BomberSlate Digital has introduced FG-Bomber, an analog modeled dynamic impact enhancer for OS X and Windows.

Slate says that FG-Bomber can make your tracks and mixes sound ‘dimensional, impactful, exciting, and more alive’. It can add a front to back depth, by using an audio path of special harmonic generators, compressors, saturators, filters and more.

It can act as a dynamic enhancer, analog harmonic processor, transient enhancer, compressor. The combination is designed to help your mixes ‘extrude from the speakers and emerge into the 3D space’.

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Ableton Link: Available Now in Free Ableton Live Beta Update

Ableton_LinkToday, Ableton has announced that its new technology, Link, is now available to test as part of the latest free Ableton Live release, Live 9.5.1 beta.

Link enables users to play electronic instruments together “with the freedom of a live band and without the hassle” of MIDI setup. The technology keeps devices in time over a wireless network.

As of today, Link is now available (in beta) for Live users, so two Live users will be able to sync and play together wirelessly.
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