AudioThing has released Pipes for Mac OS X and Windows, a collection of instruments derived from a variety of cardboard tubes, aluminum spray cans, dreamcatchers, and PVC pipes.
Each instrument features from 3 to 6 Round Robin samples and up to 3 velocity layers.
Here’s a demo of Pipes in action: Continue reading
Today Native Instruments announced its new Action Strikes instrument – an “intuitive, playable orchestral percussion instrument” for Kontakt 5 (or Kontakt 5 Player).
Action Strikes Features: Continue reading
Samplephonics recently unveiled their new analog(ue) synth emulator, Nevo Analogue Machines, in collaboration with producer Yoad Nevo.
The virtual hybrid analogue synth contains over 17,000 recordings from 6 “classic” analog synths: Mini Moog, JX10, SH-101, Oberheim M6R, Juno 106 and the Korg MS10. Analogue Machines also includes a ton of presets (1000+), along with an arpeggiator, a sequencer, a chord generator, stereo and chorus effects, reverb and delay effects, as well as an LFO and ADSR envelopes. Continue reading
Output, a Los Angeles-based music software company is opening its doors Nov 12, 2013 and launching REV — calling it the world’s first collection of instruments, loops, rises, pads, pulses, swells and more — all in REVERSE.
Released in partnership with Native Instruments, REV is built within the Kontakt engine and is installable through the NI Service Center.
Over two years in the making, REV offers users the ability to play instruments in real time in reverse. The product includes over one thousand presets, spread over four engines. All sounds lock to tempo and work with all major DAWs. The engines boast a wide array of filters, stutters and FX that can enable the user to tweak the sound both in the studio and in performance. Continue reading
Synth pioneer Wolfgang Palm (wavetable synthesis, the PPG Wave synthesizer, PPG WaveMapper for iOS) is teasing something new on his Facebook page. Continue reading
Akai Professional has updated iMPC, its music production app for iOS, adding AudioCopy 2.0 support, Inter-App Audio and more.
Here’s what’s new in iMPC version 1.1: Continue reading