Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s Kick.S‘s X694 ‘Goa Forest’ – a live trance synth jam.
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Alpha Plus is a free ‘advanced trance synthesizer’ for Windows.
It’s a three-oscillator subtractive/FM synth with built-in delay and reverb.
Details and audio demos for Alpha Plus below. If you’ve used Alpha Plus, let us know what you think of it! Continue reading
The basic concept behind it is that most “classic” dance music is so formulaic it should be easy for a computer to generate. Generating all patterns and sequences from a small set of rules the unit is able to deliver new and original tracks in realtime.
The original implementation ran autonomously but the tracks lacked the (often criticized as predictable) build up/down structure so critical in forming a flow. Rather than trying to implement such a complex concept in such a simple and elegant piece of code I decided this task should be performed by a human.
Here’s what it sounds like using a trance sound set:
This quick tutorial looks at how to get your trance on, hardware style, with a Roland Juno-60.
JayB has released a free sound library for the Roland V-Synth:
New trance and progressive sounds for Roland V-Synth / XT / GT, inspired by the Trance Around The World and A State Of Trance series.
The sound library is a free download at JayB’s site.