bitKlavier A Digital Prepared Piano For iOS


Developer Dan Trueman has introduced bitKlavier – a digital prepared piano for iOS.

Like the prepared piano, the “prepared digital piano” feels just like a piano under the hands and often sounds like one, but it is full of surprises. Instead of bolts and screws stuck between the piano strings, virtual machines of various sorts adorn the virtual strings of the digital piano, transforming it into an instrument that pushes back, sometimes like a metronome, other times like a recording played backwards. Continue reading

Amazing Machines Intros Colorful Noise For Reaktor Blocks

blk_colorful_noise_hiAmazing Machines has introduced Colorful Noise for Reaktor Blocks.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

A Noise Generator like no other, Colorful Noise can do much more than a standard Noise Generator. Earth Shaking Noise Sweeps, Modulated Noise, Tuned Noise, Chiptune Style Noise and Random LFO Speed Noise are so easy to achieve with Colorful Noise that you won’t believe your ears.

Colorful Noise also comes with a Builtin Output VCA, making the setup of complex patches fast and easy.

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Acoustica Debuts Mixcraft 7.5, Includes Advanced Windows 10 Support


Acoustica has announced announce the release of Mixcraft 7.5 and Mixcraft Pro Studio 7.5, a major update to their DAW.

Mixcraft 7.5 enhancements include:

  • full support of the new Windows 10 advanced audio capabilities;
  • FLAC file support (including recording directly to FLAC);
  • improved mixing performance;
  • MIDI bug fixes; and
  • MIDI controller support for devices by Akai, Arturia, Behringer, Keith McMillen Instruments, DJTechTools, Numark, Novation and others.

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iRig Keys Controllers Now Compatible With Mac, Windows, iOS & Android Devices

IK Multimedia has announced that its iRig Keys controllers are now cross-platform compatible.

Both the iRig Keys and mobile full-size keyboard iRig Keys PRO controllers will now ship with a Micro-USB to OTG cable for Android devices and Lightning and USB cables. Continue reading

Roland Intros K-25M USB MIDI Keyboard – A Detachable MIDI Keyboard For The Boutique Synths


Roland today officially introduced the K-25M USB MIDI Keyboard – a 25-key, velocity sensitive keyboard designed for use with the Roland Boutique series synthesizers.

Here’s the official intro video to the Roland Boutique line: Continue reading