Apex Audio has released a free plugin, for Mac & Windows, Haa5.
Haa5 uses stereo delays to create what is known as the “precedence effect”, also known as the “Haas effect” after Helmut Haas, whose 1949 Ph.D. thesis first described this psycho-acoustic phenomenon. Continue reading
Sinevibes has introduced Zap, a ‘unique mini-synthesizer’ controlled by incoming audio.
It starts with an envelope follower that tracks the peak energy of the sound and then applies it onto the frequency of a monophonic oscillator. With three different oscillator waveform modes and features like envelope stepping, Zap can turn any sound source into dynamic synth sweeps, sub-basses, blips, chirps or glitches. Continue reading
Puremagnetik has released Frequencizer – a free fixer filter bank for Ableton Live + Max For Live. Continue reading
Developer Matthias Frick let us know that MIDI LE for Windows is now available as a beta. Continue reading
Developer Matthias Frick let us know that he’s updated his free MIDI LE app, based on Synthtopia reader feedback, to be backwards-compatible with iOS 7.
MIDI LE is a free app that lets you use MIDI over USB with CoreMIDI compatible iOS apps, without the need for a MIDI adapter.
Onn iOS 8, MIDI LE also lets you use MIDI over Bluetooth LE with CoreMIDI apps.
Dexed is a multi-platform, multi-format software synth that is modeled on the Yamaha DX7. It lets you create new sounds, use them in your DAW and save them to your DX-7. Continue reading
Critical Vibrations has released a free instrument for Ableton Live, Home PlaneT Electric Piano.
Here’s what they have have to say about it: Continue reading
AfroDJMac sends his holiday wishes – and has a special Christmas-themed free download for Ableton Live for you:
The Christmas Bells Instrument is the 114th Free Ableton Live Pack I’ve released. It is made up of samples of church bells, as well as a Yamaha DX7 bells preset.
You can mix between the two layers of sound and sculpt them with effects and filters to fit your Holiday Music Making Needs.
Here’s the official demo video: Continue reading