Sunday Synth Jam: This is a sneak preview + synth jam using a prototype 16 x 16 matrix button controller with MIDIBox Seq v4:
The frontpanel hasn’t been created yet, and it’s difficult to push the mini buttons without button caps. But playing with this toy is already a lot of fun!
iPad Music Software: moxMatrix (App Store link) is a new $4.99 app that turns your iPad into a unique electronic musical instrument.
While there are already some matrix synthesizers available for the iPad, moxMatrix lets you load up
your own samples.
If you’ve used moxMatrix, leave a comment with your thoughts on it!
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Matthew Davidson ( Stretta) made this video, which demonstrates the Tiptop Audio Z8000 matrix sequencer.
As always, Davidson’s video looks fantastic and does a great job of demonstrating the gear. This is expecially welcome with the Tiptop Audio z8000, which is a little complicated to wrap your brain around.
The Z8000 is a beast – if you’ve used it, leave a comment about it!
Flaming Mitten has introduced Tone Pads HD – a new $1.99 matrix synthesizer for the Apple iPad:
TonePads HD is an homage to matrix sequencers such as the Tenori-On.
Featuring a 16×16 tone grid, and 5 different instrument patches.
While it’s described as an homage to the Tenori-On – it looks like it’s via the
This video, via
rishabhrajan, is a timelapse of a 128 kit assembly and logic board assembly.
See it in action below.
In this video, Surachai demos the
Tip Top Audio Z8000 Matrix Sequencer.
The Z8000 is composed of 10 separate sequencers that can run independently from each other.
Eight of the sequencers are 4 steps and these are indicated by the red lights
Four of these four step sequencers go horizontally.
The other four – four step sequencers go vertically.
Two sixteen step sequences are indicated by two green lights and they both begin on the top left.
One of the sixteen step sequencers cycle through the matrix horizontally.
The other sixteen step sequencer cycles through the matrix vertically.
See Surachai’s site for
An experiment with the
Tone Matrix synthesizer, an addictive online synthesizer.
Michael Chenetz of Max4Live.info shares his thoughts on the monome grayscale, the latest monome. It features gray, high-contrast LEDs.