iDensity Update Adds Multi-Channel Granular Synthesis

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apeSoft has released iDensity 2.0 – an up to its iOS ‘granular playground’.

iDensity offers: time/pitch shifting, time/pitch jittering, intricate textures, grain fountain/pulverizer, recording and manipulation of buffers, complex scrub pad exploration, dynamic envelope shape and more.

Here’s what’s new in version 2.0: Continue reading

Borderlands 2.0 Adds Audiobus, AudioShare, Real-Time Granular Processing & More

borderlands-granularDeveloper Chris Carlson has released Borderlands 2.0 – a major update to the granular synth for iPad.

Here’s what’s new in Borderlands 2.0:

  • Audiobus Sender, Filter, and Receiver support
  • AudioShare import and export
  • Real time audio input recording and granulation
  • Gesture recording and looping for cloud parameters and positions
    Save and load “scenes” – presets of clouds, sounds, and automation
  • Resonant filters for each grain cloud with per grain randomization
  • Bugfixes and more

Here’s the official video introduction to Borderlands 2.0: Continue reading

New Modular Soft Synth Lets You Create Sounds Using ‘Darwinian Evolution’

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Darwin Arts has introduced Trilobite 0.9.3, a freely downloadable modular software synthesizer that lets you create new sounds using ‘Darwinian Evolution’.

Will it lead to ‘survival of the phattest’?

Check out this video intro and decide for yourself: Continue reading

Vast Dynamics Intros ‘Brutal’ Vaporizer Synth For Mac & Windows

vast-vaporizerVast Dynamics has introduced Vaporizer – a new software synthesizer for Mac & Windows.

Vaporizer is a subtractive software synthesizer that they say offers a ‘fat virtual analog sound with low system CPU resource usage.’

A main focus of the synth is supersaw-like sounds with various unison and detune models. According to the company, ‘Vaporizer does not want to be smooth and gentle. It has sharp edges and can also be brutal.’ Continue reading