IRCAM Lab has introduced TS (Transpose/Stretching) – a standalone OS X app for ‘radical’ audio transposition and stretching.
Here’s what they have to say about it: Continue reading
MorphTune is a new standalone app for Windows that’s designed to let you creatively experiment with the pitch of recorded audio.
It offers automatic note detection and lets you ‘move’ around the audio to adjust its pitch and timing. Continue reading
Wizdom Music has released Jordantron – a new iPad instrument that features the custom patches of Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess.
Jordantron is a giant sample collection, wrapped in its own playable instrument, so it can be used as an iPad instrument or as a MIDI sound module.
Jordantron also lets you play it with two MIDI keyboards, one controlling the blendable ‘ABCtron’, the other controlling the ‘Dtron’, which is usually dedicated to chord pads. VOICEBANKs can be loaded using MIDI Program Change, so the iPad screen never needs to be touched during performance.
According to Wizdom, Jordantron will turn your iPad into the ‘most epic sounding instrument ever.” Continue reading
Eventide has introduced UltraReverb – a software reverb that features effects from Eventide’s flagship hardware processor, the H8000 UltraHarmonizer. Continue reading
Boulanger Labs has introduced csSpectral – a real-time, Csound-based, multi-effects processor, featuring a Streaming Phase Vocoder and six other Spectral algorithms.
Harnessing some of the most unique and powerful signal processing capabilities of Csound, csSpectral brings the vast world of time and FFT-based effects to the iPad.
Here’s a sneak preview of csSpectral in action: Continue reading
Audiofile Engineering has released Loop Editor 2 – a is powerful Mac music loop editing tool for musicians and engineers that they describe as “the perfect replacement for Apple Loops Utility”.
Loop Editor 2 supports all audio file formats that support loop points: AIFF Apple Loops, compressed & uncompressed CAF (AIFF, AAC & Apple Lossless) Apple Loops, AIFF, WAV, W64 and ACID. Additionally, Loop Editor supports forward, forward-backward, and backward looping. Loop Editor is also one of the only applications available which supports sustain and release loops. Continue reading