Symbolic Sound has announced that Kyma 7.1 is now available as a free update. In Kyma 7.1, you can automatically generate an extensive gallery of sound design ideas, based on your own signal-flow patches, samples, or analysis files. From there, it’s easy to map any parameter to an external physical controller so you can perform live sound-to-picture… Read More Symbolic Sound Kyma 7.1 Now Available
The British Library shared this recording of what they say is the first ever recording of computer-generated music.… Read More The First Recording Of Computer-Generated Music
The Soundmachines NS1nanosynth is a miniature modular synthesizer that’s priced about the same as one module of a full-size modular synth. It’s cheap, as modular synths go, because it dispenses with custom screen printed panels, jacks, knobs – leaving you with the essence of a modular: a circuit board. Developer Davide Mancini describes the NS1nanosynth as ‘A powerful, deep and hacker-friendly… Read More The Soundmachines NS1nanosynth Is A Tiny, Powerful Modular Synthesizer
Csound – an open source user-programmable software sound synthesizer is now available on Android. Csound contains a full complement of digital oscillators, samplers, filters, envelope generators, random number generators, physical models, sound granulators, phase vocoders, and other unit generators. Users write instrument definitions in Csound’s orchestra language to render notes written in Csound’s score language, played… Read More Csound Now Available On Android
Among this year’s entries into the Australian National Film & Sound Archive’s Sounds of Australia are sounds of the Fairlight CMI. Established in 2007, the Sounds of Australia is the NFSA’s selection of sound recordings with cultural, historical and aesthetic significance and relevance, which inform or reflect life in Australia. Here’s what they have to… Read More Fairlight CMI Honored Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive
Free Music Friday: Future World, by Norah Lorway, is an album of ambient soundscapes creating using music programming and digital synthesis tools.
Reader Phillip Stevens let us know about a Kickstarter project he’s running to develop a new Arduino, just right for audio projects, Goldilocks Analogue. Arduino is an open-source computer platform, designed for creating microcontroller-based devices. The goal of the Goldilocks Analogue is to bring sophisticated analog and audio input, output, and storage capability to the Arduino environment. Here’s… Read More Goldilocks Analogue Combines Arduino With Audio I/O, Is ‘Just Right’ For Music Projects