Musikmesse 2014: Rob Papen has announced Blue II – an update to his Blue ‘cross-fusion’ synthesizer.
First released in 2005, BLUE offered FM and subtractive synthesis, combined with Phase Distortion and wave shaping synthesis. Papen called it ‘Cross-fusion synthesis’, since it covered so much musical ground. Continue reading
Discchord’s Tim Webb takes a look at the new iVCS3 synthesizer for iPad – a software recreation of the classic EMS VCS3 synthesizer. Continue reading
Earlier this week, apeSoft released iVCS3 for iPad – a software recreation of the classic EMS VCS3.
This video, via thesoundtestroom, offers an unofficial tour and demo of iVCS3 for iPad. Continue reading
Full Bucket Music has introduced Nabla - a free VST 2.4 software instrument for Microsoft Windows, that simulates the KORG Delta DL-50 Strings Synthesizer from 1979. Continue reading
Madrona Labs has released Kaivo, a semi-modular software synthesizer that combines two ways of making sound: granular synthesis and physical modeling.
Developer Randy Jones says:
“Today we release Kaivo, our new software synthesizer. ‘Kaivo’ is Finnish for ‘well,’ as in, a deep well of sounds, and I’ve been working on deepening that well over the last month or so. Kaivo’s models include metal, nylon and gut strings, different sizes of chimes and springs (yes, springs), wooden instrument bodies, membranes and metal plates.
Developer Lasse Kolding shared this sneak preview of the upcoming telePort Control app, in its iPhone form.
The focus here is on using the phone as a controller for an instrumentalist doing live looping music with the live performance-oriented music app telePort (Mac & Windows). Continue reading
Ziebane Instruments has introduced RX-207 Live Remixer for Windows.
RX-207 is a DirectX 9 based realtime audio and video groovebox, designed to transform your PC into a real electronic instrument, as close to the feeling of dedicated hardware as possible. The sound engine was built from scratch to achieve ‘unparalleled’ responsiveness in computer music production.
RX-207 lets you remix existing phrases and patterns, build up on them, make them your own or start from scratch with original material. Continue reading
Korg today released an update to Gadget – its virtual studio for the iPad.
The update adds support for Audiobus and introduces new ‘pro’ features, including increased maximum bar length and automation parameter edit support. Plus ‘Increased Japanese’!
Details below. Continue reading