Korg DSN-12 – an ‘analog-style’ synth app for the Nintendo 3DS – is now available for US $37 in the Nintendo store.
Korg DSN-12 provides twelve monophonic synthesizers, based on the Korg MS-10 analog synthesizer. Each can have three effects, letting you create a broad range of sounds
You can assemble sequences into patterns, and save up to 64 patterns for use. Songs can be created by freely connecting patterns together.
DSN-12 also includes what they are calling the world’s first 3D oscilloscope (Wave and Lissajous modes are provided.) Continue reading
Rob Papen has announced Quad, an RE synthesizer for Propellerhead Reason 7.1 or higher. [[ very soon to be released ]]
Quad is the first Rack Extension synthesizer built from the ground up for Reason by the Rob Papen team. Continue reading
Wolfgang Palm has officially announced PPG WaveMapper 2 for Mac OS X and Windows
The software synth was first released as an iOS app. PPG WaveMapper 2 is a greatly expanded version, with many new features, including the WaveMap and new resource merging possibilities. Continue reading
Pioneering synth designer Wolfgang Palm has released two video sneak previews of PPG WaveMapper 2 – for Mac and Windows.
PPG WaveMapper 2 was originally released for the iPad, and is one of the most highly-rated synths in the App Store.
Palm calls WaveMapper 2 ‘the best PPG ever’. Continue reading
Sound designer Diego Stocco has released a new video, Beachwood, that captures a short improvisation, created with a musical object he calls “Beachwood”.
In the beginning of the video, he explains that he started with a piece of wood he found at the beach. Then he added a contact mic and a lavalier mic and some metal resonators. Continue reading
Positive Grid has launched BIAS Desktop – a new amp modeling plug-in (AAX/RTAS/AU/VST) for Mac and PC.
“Instead of providing a fixed number of amp models, BIAS Desktop represents an entire new concept on guitar sound: guitar players can now virtually design their own amps, using Amp Matching Technology to capture their golden tube amplifiers,” says BIAS Product Manager Calvin Abel, “and finally they can share or download thousands of amp models on ToneCloud, also we are currently working with worldwide artists and studios to expand this platform.”
Here’s the official intro to BIAS Desktop: Continue reading
The latest episode of Tim Webb’s ‘Let’s Play With….’ video series takes a look at iceGear’s new software synth, Laplace.
Laplace is a physical-modeling synthesizer, based on resonator synthesis, that makes it easy to create bowed string, plucked string, blown pipe and metallic sounds. Continue reading
In the latest episode of Sweetwater’s iOS Update, host Mitch Gallagher takes a look at the new Arturia iProphet software synthesizer. Continue reading