Earlier this week, apeSoft released iVCS3 for iPad – a software recreation of the classic EMS VCS3.
apeSoft has introduced iVCS3 – a software version of the classic EMS VCS3.
The VCS3 was created in 1969 by Peter Zinovieff’s EMS company. The electronics were largely designed by David Cockerell and the machine’s distinctive visual appearance was the work of electronic composer Tristram Cary.
The VCS3 was one of the first portable commercially available synthesizers (portable in the sense that the VCS 3 was housed entirely in a small, wooden case).
The VCS3 was popular among progressive rock bands and was used on recordings by The Alan Parsons Project, Jean Michel Jarre, Hawkwind, Brian Eno (with Roxy Music), King Crimson, The Who, Gong, Pink Floyd and many others. Continue reading
Korg today released an update to Gadget – its virtual studio for the iPad.
The update adds support for Audiobus and introduces new ‘pro’ features, including increased maximum bar length and automation parameter edit support. Plus ‘Increased Japanese’!
Details below. Continue reading
Developer Alexey Nadzharov has introduced rrarrow - described as an ‘experimental modular audio effect and noise machine’ for the iPad.
Here’s a video introduction: Continue reading
Marinus J.G. van de Molengraft has released DrumPerfect – a drum sequencer for IOS 7, designed for creating natural sounding drum tracks.
DrumPerfect features three extensive editors to create very ‘human’ drum sequences:
The ‘Two-handed’ and ‘Humanize’ features give a human feel to the rhythm by modeling the human drummer restrictions and variations.
Here are audio demos of DrumPerfect in action: Continue reading
VirSyn has released microTera for iPad – a waveshaping synthesizer.
Waveshaping Synthesis is a type of distortion synthesis that can create dynamic spectra in a controlled way. In waveshaping, it is possible to change the spectrum with the amplitude of the sound. A simple example of this method is the clipping caused by overdriving an audio amplifier.
microTera supports key technologies for iOS users, including AudioBus, Inter-App Audio & CoreMIDI.
Here’s a demo of microTera in action: Continue reading
Franke says, “Stroke Machine V1.0.2 contains lots of bug fixes, improvements and new additions. One of the most important features especially for customers with older iPads is an adjustable audio buffer size to up to 1024 samples for a much better performance.”
The update also includes Inter-App Audio, Virtual MIDI, MIDI Clock Synchronization, AudioCopy, Kit and Sound sharing, finer value adjustments, among other changes, along with fixes of all reported bugs.
New Features in Stroke Machine V1.0.2 Include: Continue reading