Bitwig Studio 1.3 Adds Multi-Touch Support, More Cowbell


Bitwig has released Bitwig Studio 1.3 – the latest version of its music production software for Windows, Mac and Linux – as a beta ‘release candidate’.

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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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WaveDNA Intros Liquid Music For Ableton Live


WaveDNA has introduced Liquid Music for Live, a new plugin for Ableton Live 9 using Max for Live that lets you create beats, chord progressions and melodies, using a set of powerful compositional tools.

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Senode Graphical Music Sequencer (Sneak Preview)


Developer Sebastian Arnold today introduced Senode – a new node-based graphic music sequencer.

The basic idea of Senode is to draw your entire composition as a cyclic graph of nodes and edges. Each node can generate events, such as notes, chords, effects, or any other MIDI or OSC message.

You can now use any incoming signal or a clock to change the current position of ‘tokens’ around the graph.

There are many interaction options that let you decide the generation, direction, transformation and synchronization of the tokens. At all times, your graphical score is perfectly readable. This makes this sequencer the perfect tool for interactive performance of pre-written and generative music.

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Bitwig Studio 1.2, ‘The Most Significant Update Yet’, Now Available in Beta

Bitwig_Studio_1.2_GroupTracksBitwig has released an open beta for Bitwig Studio version 1.2 – a preview of what they call their ‘most significant update yet’.

All Bitwig Studio license holders have access to the latest beta version, in anticipation of the official release in October 2015.

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