Possible Worlds Volume Two is a free album that explores the world of contemporary microtonal/xenharmonic music and sound art from around the world. Continue reading
Developer Szymon Kaliski let us know that MicroTones – a microtonal synthesizer for iOS – has been updated to version 1.2. The new version is a completely rewritten application, featuring full support for new devices (including iPhone 5 and iPad mini), improved engine, new interface and background audio.
Here’s what’s new in Microtones 1.2
- optimization for newer devices (including iPhone 5 & iPad mini)
- better sound engine (support for up to forty simultaneous sine waves)
- background audio
- new improved interface
He has also released OSynth – a free microtonal synth for Mac & WIndows. The Microtone can be used as a tablet controller interface for playing OSynth.
Here’s a demo of The Microtone in action: Continue reading
Hunt’s performance both the use of an alternative keyboard and Just Intonation.
Here’s what Hunt has to say about the performance:
MicroTones – a microtonal synthesizer for iOS – was recently updated to version 1.1.
Here’s what’s new in MicroTones 1.1:
- added audio recording – touch lower left button for direct sound recording
- added iTunes File Sharing – get your recorded sounds directly from iTunes app
- added info panel with short how to
MicroTones is a microtonal synthesizer, allowing simultaneous playback of up to thirty sine waves, set with accuracy to one hundredth of a hertz. You can place new sine waves by touching the screen, adjust volume (moving up and down) and frequency. Combination of multiple sine waves lets you create instant drones and ambient atmospheres.