Air Craft has released AC Sabre, a new gestural MIDI controller that’s designed to spontaneous, physical & expressive. “Modern synths have dozens of dimensions of tweakability,” notes creator Hari Karam Singh. “It’s always frustrated me that there weren’t better methods for taking advantage of this sonic versatility.”
Yamaha has introduced the MX BK/BU Synthesizer series, offering over 1000 voices from the MOTIF series, plus deep computer and iOS integration in a compact, lightweight keyboard. Here’s what they have to say about it: The MX BK/BU series synthesizers feature carefully selected sounds taken from the Yamaha MOTIF XS. That powerful sonic palette is… Read More Yamaha Intros 16-Part Multitimbral MX BK/BU Synthesizer, FM Essentials iOS App
Retronyms have released a new hardware-software product lineup: Wej, a hardware iOS music hub, and iOS app, Hook, combine with the user’s iPhone or iPad to create a Live DJ and mashup workstation.
Developer Wooji Juice has updated Hokusai Audio Editor for iOS to version 2.0. Hokusai is a multitrack audio editor for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Hokusai 2 has been completely rewritten, using Swift to be faster, more reliable and easier to use. Here’s what’s new in Hokusai Audio Editor version 2.0:
Secret Base Design, in conjunction with Confusion Studios (MIDI Designer) and Audeonic Apps (MIDI Bridge/MIDIbus), has announced MidiTV, free software that brings MIDI to the Apple TV streaming set top box. Why would you want MIDI on your television? MidiTV + an Apple TV turn your television into a big-screen platform for music apps. This means that… Read More Secret Base Design Turns Apple TV Into MidiTV
Developer Matthias Demoucron let us know about FingerFiddle, a new virtual string instrument that’s designed to let you play with the same level of control and expressivity as with a violin. The video preview, above, features FingerFiddle being used to play the Sarabande from Bach’s Cello Suite #1. “Being an experienced violinist, I wanted to play with a virtual… Read More New App Turns Your iOS Device Into A Physically Modeled Virtual Violin, Cello & More
Amazing Noises has introduced Moebius Lab – a multimorphic sound processor for iOS. Moebius Lab contains a synth, a varispeed stereo sample player, 9 time domain effects, 6 spectral effects, 7 slots for external audio application, and nearly 200 LFOs that can modulate each parameter. All parameters can be modulated with dedicated LFOs (one independent LFO for… Read More Moebius Lab Is A Multimorphic Sound Processor For iOS
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