FM4 Rack Extension Now Available, ‘Farty Brass Sounds’ Not Included

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Primal Audio let us know that they’ve released FM4 – their DX-style FM software synthesizer – as a Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.

Heres what they have to say about it:

FM4 is a four-operator FM synthesizer for the Reason rack.

Modeled on the first commercially available FM synths from the 1980s, FM4 recreates that dirty, lo-fi, cutting sound of the original units.

Combined with a carefully thought-out, stripped-down, yet powerfull, user interface, FM4 makes it a breeze to create a multitude of sounds, ranging from punchy basses, crystal-clear bells, and lush pads, to organic textures, striking drums, and piercing leads.

Here are the official audio demos: Continue reading

Moog Foundation Intros Prints, T-Shirts Based On Vintage Bob Moog Illustration

bob-moog-art-printIn honor of Bob Moog’s 81st birthday on May 23, 2015, the Bob Moog Foundation is releasing prints and t-shirts, based on a vintage illustration of Moog.

The illustration, right, was drawn by graphic artist Jean-François Podevin as an illustration for the May 1977 issue of Synapse, ‘the electronic music magazine.’

Entitled Circuit of My Mind, the image is being made available in form of an 18? x 24? art poster and an artistic t-shirt.  Continue reading