The Realistic Moog MG-1 Synthesizer

The Realistic Concertmate MG-1 is an oddity among vintage synths.

It  designed by MOTM’s Paul Schreiber, who worked at Tandy at the time, with the goal of creating an affordable consumer synth. And, while it was a consumer design, it was “Custom manufactured by Moog Music in U.S.A. for Radio-Shack.” Continue reading

ToneStack Amp Simulator & Effects Processor For iOS Now Available

tonestack-amp-simulator-ipadYonac Software, creators of Magellan synthesizer, has released ToneStack, a new amp simulator and effects processor for iOS.

ToneStack comes with 6 classic amps & cabs and 20 FX (with over 68 additional units available for in-app purchase). ToneStack lets you use up to 64 units simultaneously (device CPU limitations apply). With ToneStack’s ABY units, the signal can also be split anywhere in the chain.

It also supports MIDI control, Audiobus, Inter-App Audio and Audio Copy/Paste.

Here’s a video intro to ToneStack: Continue reading