Monade Sounds has introduced Pure909, a virtual instrument inspired by the Roland TR-909. Here’s what they have to say bout it: We resampled the 909 through vintage samplers, computers and machines. Among them the Akai MPC60, an old PC computer, the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) & Sega Master System soundchips, various tube amplifiers and more. Here are… Read More Monade Sounds Intros Pure909 TR-909 Plugin
Zynthian is a open hardware platform, currently in development, that promises to be a ‘swiss army knife of synthesis’, equipped with multiple engines, filters and effects. Zynthian’s hardware specification is public and the software is open source, so the platform is designed to be fully hackable.
In case you were wondering what all the new presets in Reason 9 sound like, Propellerhead has you covered.
Developer Herve Noury has introduced Vox Unit – a new vocoder for iPad. Noury says that Vox Unit was optimized to create realistic choir effects. You can also produce soloist voices & strange vocal effects with it. Vox Unit includes support for MIDI and Inter-App Audio. Here’s the official video demo:
VirSyn has released VoxSyn for iOS – a voice-controlled synthesizer that goes beyond traditional vocoding. Talk or sing into the microphone and you’ll trigger various synthesizer sounds following your voice pitch or the notes touched on the hexagonal keyboard / external MIDI Keyboard. The harmonic table note layout visualizes your voices pitch in realtime and also… Read More VirSyn VoxSyn A Voice-Controlled Synth For iOS
Nektar Technology, creators of Panorama and Impact LX controller lines today announced a significant update to their Nektar DAW Integration for Reason. This update makes all Panorama and Impact products compatible with Reason 9 and also offers a substantial expansion of Rack Extension mapping. Here are the details on the update:
Developer Ícaro Ferre has updated CV Toolkit – an application that lets you use your Mac or PC to control your modular synthesizer – to version 2.5. “My goal for this new update was to make it as awesome as it could be,” notes Ferre, “in terms of functionality (total recall via Layouts), usability (OSC control, custom titles), design… Read More CV Toolkit 2.5 Updated With Improved Usability, Acessibility & More
Propellerhead Software announced today that the updated Reason 9 software is now available for purchase. First introduced a month ago, the latest version of the music production software builds on the Reason platform by introducing new devices, sounds, and creative tools.