DrumPerfect Pro A ‘Human Feel Drummer’ For iPad

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Developer Marinus J.G. van de Molengraft has released DrumPerfect Pro, described as a ‘human feel drummer’ for iPad.

What sets it apart is the fact that it’s designed to be more of a virtual drummer, rather than a drum machine.

Here’s a video intro: Continue reading

Strezov Sampling Wotan Puts A Virtual Choir Into Your DAW

Strezov Sampling has released Wotan Male Choir, a new Kontakt instrument, inspired by the Lord of the Rings ‘Moria’ male choir sound

Wotan is a virtual choir, comprised of 10 tenors and 10 basses, that lets you combine different syllables to create complete phrases.

Here’s what they have to say about it: Continue reading

Virtual Vocalist, Hatsune Miku, ‘Announces’ US Tour


Like something out of a William Gibson novel, virtual vocalist Hatsune Miku has ‘announced’ plans for a 2016 US concert tour.

Hatsune Miku – whose name translates to ‘sound of the future’ –  is a anime vocalist, with a voice synthesized using Yamaha’s Vocaloid. Vocaloid works by combining text with note and performance information, entered on a piano roll interface. Continue reading

Free Voice Synthesis Plugin, Alter/Ego


Plogue has released Alter/Ego a free vocal synthesis plugin, for Mac & Windows, that is tailored for musical needs.

To use, type in your lyrics, and then play on your MIDI keyboard. It’s a true synthesizer, the sound can be extensively modified for easy and expressive performances.

Daisy is the first voice bank available and is free. Additional voice banks are planned. Continue reading