New Sonic Arts has introduced Freestyle, a VST host for stage and studio. Freestyle is described as ‘a modular sound design and performance environment’. It lets you combine, split, layer and chain VST instruments and FX. ‘Rack View’ is intended for quickly building patches, while ‘Structure View’ provides complete access to the modular architecture, allowing manual ‘wiring’ between… Read More Freestyle Turns Your Computer Into A Live Rig Keyboard Workstation
Retronyms today introduced Hook – a new music performance, mashup, and DJ app for iPhone and iPad that offers ‘the clip launching capabilities of Ableton Live in a futuristic multitouch environment’. Here’s what they have to say about Hook:
CV4LIVE by Skinnerbox is a free tool that lets you take complete control of Ableton Live from your modular synthesizer
6-year old ‘bedroom producer’ Maja shares her take on Modstep – an MIDI sequencer for iPad that’s for ‘making good music’.
This morning, Native Instruments announced a free Maschine software update. Maschine v.2.4.5 provides a new set of features for working with samples within the Maschine software, along with new ways to work within the Scene paradigm in Maschine, new options for audio export, default plug-in settings and more.
Medly Labs has released Medly 3.0 an update to their iOS music making app that adds support for new controls, Apple Watch, 10 languages and more. Here’s what’s new in Medly 3.0:
Auxy Music Studio – a free beatmaking app for iOS, has been updated to version 2.0. Here’s what’s new in Auxy 2.0: Add up to 16 instruments Add up to 24 loops per instrument Arrange your tracks with scenes Create transitions between scenes New sounds Here’s a video intro:
Sound design superfreak Diego Stocco – who’s previously shown how to use a squirrel as a reverb, make music from breakfast cereal and how to sample a burning piano – has introduced Color Bots – a set of playable sound design tools for Ableton Live 9.5 or greater. Color Bots generates new tonal elements by “coloring” the… Read More Diego Stocco Intros Color Bots Playable Effects For Ableton Live