Breadandbuttersounds has released a free online Roland Boutique JP-08 Editor/Patch librarian. The editor uses the Web MIDI API, so it requires a web browser that supports it. Chrome is recommended.
MakeMusic and Steinberg have announced the creation of the W3C Music Notation Community Group, tasked with maintaining MusicXML and SMuFL (Standard Music Font Layout) specifications as Web standards. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is the international organization that creates and promotes standards for the World Wide Web.
The latest version of Google’s Chrome browser, released earlier this week, has added support for hardware MIDI – meaning that you can now use your MIDI controllers to play web-based music software.
Google has released Inside Abbey Road, a virtual tour of the iconic Abbey Road Studio.
Gibson Brands, the parent company of Gibson, Cakewalk, TASCAM, TEAC, KRK and other music gear companies – has acquired music news and forum site Harmony Central. “Harmony Central will not be a ‘Gibson site’; we already have that,” says Gibson CEO and Chairman Henry Juszkiewicz, “Think of it as Gibson providing a place to throw a party, and… Read More Gibson Buys Harmony Central
Reader Luke Teaford let us know about TANGUY – a browser-based synthesizer. You play it with the QWERTY keyboard. – and + shift octaves up and down. OSC 2’s FM comes from the sine wave of OSC 1 (so it has to be up to hear FM on OSC2).