Apex Audio has released a free plugin, for Mac & Windows, Haa5.
Haa5 uses stereo delays to create what is known as the “precedence effect”, also known as the “Haas effect” after Helmut Haas, whose 1949 Ph.D. thesis first described this psycho-acoustic phenomenon. Continue reading
AudioThing has released Frostbite – a multi-effect plugin, featuring Ring Modulator, Feedback and Freeze effects.
The plugin, for Mac & Windows, is aimed at ambience and cinematic music, but can also be used for extreme sonic experiments. Continue reading
Bit 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!
Percussa 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
Developer Christian Blomert let us know that he has released Midimux Server for Windows, making it now possible to route MIDI over USB between iOS devices and WIndows PCs.
The server app is a free download from the Midimux site. Continue reading
Arturia today released a new video that explores the technical details of their upcoming AudioFuse audio interface. Continue reading
AudioRealism has announced ABL3 – a new version of their Roland TB-303 inspired bassline synthesizer – is coming to Reason as a Rack Extension. Continue reading
Instrument 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