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.
In this video, Igor Zinken demonstrates using a guitar to play 8-bit style chiptune music. It’s also a demonstration of the browser-based software synth, WebSid. Details in the video.
Irritant Creative’s WebX0X is a free drum synthesizer and sequencer that runs in your web browser. It’s built using the Web Audio API. Because it’s based on web standards, it works in recent versions of Chrome, Firefox and Safari on desktop and iOS. All sound generation is performed entirely in the browser without the use of… Read More WebX0X Turns Your Web Browser Into A Drum Machine
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.
With the newest version of Google Chrome, which came out a few weeks ago, the browser has added support for hardware MIDI – meaning that you can now use your MIDI controllers to play web-based music software.
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.
Developer Jamie Thomson let us know about the HTML 5 Drum Machine Emulator – a new browser-based drum machine, described as a ‘the most advanced in-browser drum machine available’. “I created this app with the intention that producers could compose and download drum patterns in a highly intuitive and accessible way,” says Thomson.
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).