The Motion Synth For iPhone Fully Funded

The-motion-synth-iphoneThe Motion Synth – a hardware/software combo designed to turn an iPhone into a wearable musical instrument – has passed its Kickstarter project funding goals.

The AUUG Motion Synth (pronounced ‘aug’ as in ‘augment’) consists of three components; the AUUG grip, the AUUG app, and the AUUG cloud.

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Orphion’s Little Brother, Orphinio, Comes To iPhone

orphinioDeveloper Bastus Trump let us know that the iPad musical instrument Orphion now has a little brother, Orphinio for iPhone.


  • Different articulations from soft to plucked to hardly slapped
  • Natural interaction
  • Shaker mode
  • Individual voices for each finger
  • Extend your ways of expression as a percussionist, guitarist, pianist or other musician
  • 9 transposable pad layouts with different tonalities from easy to complex
  • Record and share what you play via EMail, SoundCloud or AudioCopy
  • Audiobus support: Now you can stream live audio directly to other Audiobus-compatible apps.

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Magellan Jr. Bring Artificial Intelligence To Synth Patch Generation


Magellan Jr – an analog modeling synthesizer for the iPhone and iPod Touch – has been updated to version 2.0.

The update adds ‘smartly random’ patch generation, Inter-App Audio, new presets and more.

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Caustic Virtual Studio Comes To iOS


Caustic – a software virtual studio – has made the leap from Android to iOS.

Caustic 3 lets you create a custom studio rack by adding up to 14 machines from a choice of:

  • Subsynth – Virtual analog subtractive synthesizer
  • PCMSynth – Multi-sample wave synthesizer
  • BassLine – 303-like monosynth
  • BeatBox – 8-channel sampling drum machine
  • PadSynth – Harmonic table pad synthesizer
  • 8BitSynth – 8bit equation solver synthesizer
  • Modular – Fully configurable and routable synthesizer
  • Organ – Tonewheel organ with rotary speaker
  • Vocoder – 8-band harmonic vocoder
  • FMSynth – DX-style 3-operator fm synthesizer

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SquareSynth 8-Bit Style Synth Updated With AudioBus


Developer James Navarro let us know that he’s updated SquareSynth, an 8-bit style software synthesizer, based on the NES, adding AudioBus and more.

SquareSynth is a table-based synthesizer, and NES simulator for iOS, based on old-school chiptune trackers. Using the tables you can create sounds similar to 8-bit game consoles, and computers.  Continue reading

Jasuto Modular Synth Updated With AudioBus, New Modules


Developer Chris Wolfe has released an updated version of Jasuto – a modular software synth for iOS.

The update delivers AudioBus support, sample sharing through Soundcloud, new modules and more.

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Moog Intros Minimoog Model D Expansion Pack For Animoog


Moog Music today introduced the Minimoog Model D Expansion Pack for Animoog, their software synthesizer for iOS.

“Taking timbres from a Minimoog and placing them in Animoog creates very distinctive sounds that are advanced and invigorating,” said Moog Chief Engineer Cyril Lance. “This isn’t an emulation of a Minimoog. It is actually a new way to experience it.”

The expansion pack includes 69 Timbres extracted from a vintage Minimoog Model D analog synthesizer, and 213 presets designed for Animoog’s Anisotropic Synthesis Engine.  Continue reading