Free Bass Guitar Instrument For Ableton Live

univox-free-ableton-live-instrumentAfroDJMac has released a free Ableton Live instrument, made by sampling a 1970′s Univox bass.

The instrument was recorded coming through a guitar amp, a bass amp, and a room mic picking up both amps. You can mix between the two.

Controls on the Device rack allow you to morph the bass into something totally new.

Here’s a video demo of the free Live instrument in action: Continue reading

Free NexusUI Turns Your Web Browser Into A Music Controller

free-open-source-javascript-music-controllerNexusUI is a free JavaScript library of audio interface components lets you turn your Web browser into a music controller.

NexusUI is not a ‘canned solution’, but is a set of components that can be used to build custom interfaces.

Because they are built with Javascript, interfaces based on NexusUI can run in a Web browser. And they can be used to integrate directly with the Web Audio API in the browser, or to transmit OSC to apps like Max, SuperCollider or Chuck. Continue reading

Free Cannabis Offers Two Types Of ‘Funny’ Effects

cannibisBitsonic has released Cannabis vocoder for WIndows -  a ‘funny plugin’ that they say can completely change the sound of your vocal track.

The mono version is an effect plugin, meaning it works as a VST effect, rather than as an instrument. Using the effect on the vocal track, the software automatically tracks the tune of the vocal track, and calculates the pitch of the changed sound as well.

The poly version is a VST instrument application, where you can load the vocal track into the software and, using, the MIDI channel you can use it as a polyphonic vocoder.

Here’s a demo of Cannabis in action: Continue reading

Free Glitch Delay Plugin For Mac, Windows – Glitchmachines Hysteresis

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Glitchmachines has introduced Hysteresis, a free glitch delay effect plug-in, for Mac & Windows, geared toward creating ‘robotic artifacts and abstract musical malfunctions’.

Hysteresis features a delay effect with stutter, lowpass filter and modulation effects thrown into the feedback signal path.

Here’s what they have to say about Hysteresis: Continue reading