Tone2 Audiosoftware has released Rompler, a new rompler-style sound library for the ElectraX synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.
Here’s what they have to say about it:
Utilizing ElectraX’ powerful multi-layer capabilities with a rich blend of sampling and synthesis, Rompler features a selection of 200 breathtaking presets.
The perfect companion when writing your new track, Rompler has it all! from evolving atmospheres, evocative pads, expressive pianos and jazzy organs, up to complex arpeggios, pumping beats and raw basses. All sounds are carefully tweaked for maximum inspiration, usability and ready to be used in your productions.
Kymatica today updated Sector – its innovative stochastic step-sequencing sampler – to version 1.0.
Sector 1.0 adds new features, more loop content, a user guide and more. Among the new features are micro-fades to avoid clicks, support for AudioBus 2, independent control of tempo and playback rate and AudioCopy/AudioPaste.
Here’s what’s new in Sector 1.0: Continue reading
This is the first official trailer for the new film, The House That Chicago Built. Continue reading
MIDI HACK – a new electronic music ‘hackathon’ – is scheduled for May 17-18 in Stockholm, Sweden.
MIDI HACK is a 24h hackathon sponsored by Ableton, Native Instruments & Spotify celebrating the protocols (such as MIDI, OSC & CV) and technologies that are the backbone of analog and digital music creation.
During this weekend, there will be lectures and performances from artists and creators, but the main focus is on letting participants explore new ideas with electronic music technologies. Continue reading
ModeAudio, a loops, samples and synth presets provider, is giving away 350MB+ of its content to newsletter subscribers.
The label sampler is available in a number of formats, including Reason Refill, Ableton Live Pack, Logic pack and Acid WAV, and includes selections from across their catalogue. Examples include analog synth loops, drum hits, found percussion kits, MIDI patterns, Massive presets and more. Continue reading
Roger Linn is a musician and industrial designer that has helped shaped the evolution of electronic music for the last 35 years.
He created the modern drum machine in the 70′s with the LM-1 Drum Computer. In the 80′s, he created the Akai MPC, which helped define hip hop and other genres.
More recently, he’s designed innovative guitar effects pedals, co-designed the Tempest analog drum machine and created a new instrument, the LinnStrument.
We’re working on setting up an interview with Linn and want to include some reader questions. So leave a comment and let us know what you’d like to ask Roger Linn!
From 1971 to 1986, CBS ran a short news segment on Saturday mornings, In The News.
In The News had a memorable electronic ‘signature theme’, built around a (then) futuristic sequence. Continue reading
In this video, via The Guardian, Andreas Schneider of synth uber-store SchneidersBuero shows us Kreuzberg, home of the counterculture scene in Berlin. Continue reading