Free Modular Synthesizer For Your Web Browser – Patchwork

Developer Peter van der Noord has announced Patchwork, a free Flash-based modular synthesizer:

Patchwork is a Flash application for realtime modular sound synthesis. You can connect basic sound generation or modification modules to create either music, effects or utter noisy crap. Although at the moment it has an interface for creating a so-called patch, you will in the future be able to run your creations standalone, which means: in your own site or game.

Patchwork is inspired by applications like Max/MSP & Reaktor, but van der Noord says it’s “a proof of concept.”

Check it out at petervandernoord.nl and let us know what you think of the idea of having a modular synthesizer in your Web browser!

Native Instruments Reaktor Prism

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Native Instruments Reaktor Prism is a polyphonic instrument for Reaktor 5, based on physical modeling synthesis.

Prism produces a sound that can be dramatically modified via internal or external sources. The result is a wide-ranging synth, equally powerful for hard basses and digital leads as organic soundscapes, percussive keys, flutes and bells.

Reaktor Prism is available now for $79.

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Spacedrone Mod For Jazzmutant Lemur + Reaktor

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This is a video preview of a new free project for Native Instruments Reaktor + Jazzmutant Lemur users – Spacedrone mod.

The mod is designed to create all sorts of sci-fi sounds, atmospheres, soundscapes, drones and multimedia sounds, using the Lemur as a controller to create, mutate and manipulate sounds.

All the sounds in this video were generated with this new version of Spacedrone, created/performed from the Lemur patch.

The instrument includes 100 presets +100 sound variations created by Richard Devine, Antonio Blanca & Miguel Isaza.

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Native Instruments Intros Five New Instruments & Effects

Native Instruments has released five products that extend its KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects range.

The new products include:

  • the modal synthesizer REAKTOR PRISM;
  • the studio reverb REFLEKTOR;
  • the organ emulation VINTAGE ORGANS;
  • the effect suite TRAKTOR’S 12; and
  • the amp emulation RAMMFIRE.

All products are based on the powerful technology of KONTAKT, REAKTOR and GUITAR RIG, and can be used both within the full versions and the free player versions of these instruments.

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Twisted Tools Buffeater First Look

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This video offers a sneak preview of  Twisted Tools’ Buffeater , a granular buffer effects add-on for Native Instruments Reaktor 5.

Features:

  • 6 Individual FX:
  • Multi-FX version with dynamic ordering (fx are ordered in the order you play them)
  • Internal Automation (external possible as well)
  • Presets for each fx block within the multi-fx
  • Templates for Kore and Maschine

Buffeater is expected to ship in September for $49.