“Stria is the title of a very important composition by John Chowning,” notes the developer, “This computer music piece rapresents the manifest of Frequency Modulation technique applied to audio synthesis, invented by Mr. Chowning himself.” Continue reading
Here’s what’s new in NanoStudio 1.4:
- Audiobus support for input (sampling) and output (main mix)
- Virtual MIDI inputs for note and controller data
- MIDI input transpose
- 4 extra banks for your Eden presets
- Fixed ‘empty sample’ bug when pasting from some Waldorf apps
Developer Nic Grant (Audeonic) has announced MidiBus – a C and Obj-C source code library for developers, designed to make it easy to add comprehensive MIDI support to their apps. It is based on the MIDI engine in MidiBridge.
Grant describes MidiBridge as “a tool for helping developers manage their MIDI implementations.” He adds, “It will be their choice whether to use it or not and will not lock anyone in to some sort of new MIDI bus as it is just a layer on top of CoreMIDI to help make MIDI on iOS more consistent to the end, user as well as saving developers work in making it so.”
Here are the core features: Continue reading
Heins also told attendees that Moog will be bringing its synthesizer app Animoog, previously exclusive to iOS, to the BB10 platform. Moog shared an image, right, that shows Animoog working on Blackberry.
The huge growth in mobile music apps has left some Android-using musicians and developers frustrated, because of years of inaction on Google’s part to address latency issues on Android. Latency is enough of a problem on the platform that music app developers have focused on iOS, despite a larger possible audience on the Android platform. Continue reading
Alexander Randon has released Arpeggionome for iPhone, the iPhone version of Arpeggionome Pro.
Arpeggionome for iPhone lets you create intricate patterns of musical notes, then trigger those patterns at different pitches and speeds with an x-y matrix. Tilt the iPhone for accelerometer-controlled pitchbend and volume.
Here’s a demo of Arpeggionome for iPhone in action: Continue reading
- Import any type of sound and automatic generation of the scale of sounds (8 octaves)
- Ability to store an ‘infinite’ number sounds using the archive of sounds (“Samples Archive”) of “midi Sampler”
- “Samples Collection” with many sound samples free downloadable
- “General MIDI samples” FREE library downloadable from the “Samples Collection”
- Two independent keyboards multi-touch (24 + 24 keys) with independent octaves control for each keyboard
- Ability to receive the MIDI messages from an external MIDI keyboard / MIDI device (with independent octaves control)
- Filter for the MIDI IN messages
- “Bending” control to change the sound in real time
- “Sample Start Position” control to remove the initial part of a sound sample (eg silence) by specifying the start time instant of the sample (AUDIO CUT FEATURE)
- “Sustain Pedal”
- Multi voices (up to 96)
- Default “GRAND PIANO” sample
- Ability of “recording” of musical patterns during live performances:
- enabling the recording (using the “midi Sampler” recording button), “midi Sampler” will record (audio file) the music played by the user using the keyboard (multi-touch keyboards or external MIDI keyboard)
midi Sampler is available for US $2.99 in the App Store.
If you’ve used midi Sampler, let us know what you think of it!