Bit Shape Intros TC-11 2.0

TC-11-proBit Shape has released TC-11 2.0 – a major update to the programmable multi-touch synthesizer for the iPad.

TC-11 2.0 is a major overhaul of the programming interface, synthesis engine, and patch manager.

New features include:

  • Granular Oscillator
  • New patch editor, with drag-and-drop controllers
  • One-button tuning
  • Live patch UI display
  • New patch organizer, with tag filtering
  • New synthesis engine
  • New Table module
  • Many new controllers, totaling over 300!

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Percussa Wireless AudioCubes PRO Now Available

wireless_audiocubes_pro_largePercussa has announced that they’ve released a new version of their wireless AudioCubes tangible MIDI controllers. the Percussa Wireless AudioCubes PRO.

The Percussa Wireless AudioCubes PRO have the same built in electronics as the Wireless AudioCubes, but come with a housing that has increased impact and wear resistance.

Software updates will continue to work on the previous version of the Wireless AudioCubes, and will work equally well on the new version, the Wireless AudioCubes PRO. Continue reading

Roger Linn & LinnStrument In Wired

roger-linn-linnstrumentInstrument designer Roger Linn and his latest creation, the LinnStrument, are featured in a great article over at Wired.

It’s rare to see an article in a mainstream publication that accurately covers the more technical side of electronic music technology. In this case, author Rene Chun not only offers a good summary of the state of alternative MIDI controllers, but also includes some great perspective from Linn and Keith McMillen.  Continue reading