Sparkle Advanced Cross-Synthesis App Now Available

apeSoft has released Sparkle for iOS –  a tool for advanced spectral hybridizations, made of several algorithms that operate on frequency domain.

Here’s what they have to say about Sparkle:

The basic idea is to transfer the temporal structure of a sound (source) onto another sound (target) of which the spectral properties are preserved.

Simply put, you can take a voice and make it sing a Beethoven’s symphony!

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Free Download – Softube’s Saturation Knob

softube-saturationSoftube has released Saturation Knob as a free download.

Saturation Knob can be used in any VST, Audio Units or AAX host—and also as a Rack Extension in Propellerhead’s Reason—on both Mac and Windows platforms.

Saturation Knob has previously been available exclusively for Presonus Studio One and Pro Tools users,

For VST, AAX and Audio Units, Saturation Knob is part of the installer package, which includes all Softube plug-ins. Continue reading

Adrian Belew’s FLUX:FX App Is Now Available

flux-fxNOIISE has released FLUX:FX – a professional multi-effect audio processor app for the iPad that lets you ‘play’ your effects.

”FLUX:FX makes sounds that I have never heard before from any other piece of equipment,” says co-creator Adrian Belew (King Crimson, Eno, Talking Heads, Nine Inch Nails). “It can truly mangle any signal you put into it… in a good way!”

“The touch controls means that I can actually PLAY the effects,” adds Belew. “Say I’m playing a guitar solo, I’ll lean over and noodle with it and create some wacky guitar sounds. This app is just so creatively inspiring and fun to use.” Continue reading