Free HTML 5 Drum Machine For Your Web Browser

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Developer Jamie Thomson let us know about the HTML 5 Drum Machine Emulator – a new browser-based drum machine, described as a ‘the most advanced in-browser drum machine available’.

“I created this app with the intention that producers could compose and download drum patterns in a highly intuitive and accessible way,” says Thomson.  Continue reading

IK Multimedia Updates iGrand Piano, iLectric Piano For iOS

ik-ilectric-ipad-pianoIK Multimedia has released updated versions of iGrand Piano for
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and iLectric Piano for iPad.

The apps now sport
a variety of new features:

  • Full compatibility with Audiobus and Inter-App Audio in iOS 8;
  • New instrument expansion libraries;
  • An improved user preset management system; and
  • iGrand Piano now includes the same semi-parametric
    equalizer included in iLectric Piano.

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Spitfire Audio’s ‘Earth Encounters’ Offers A Unique World Music Sound Library

Spitfire_Audio_Fanshawe_EarthEncountersSpitfire Audio has introduced David Fanshawe – Earth Encounters Vol 1 – a new ethnomusicological virtual instrument collection for Native Instruments’ Kontakt Player platform

Earth Encounters showcases the archive left behind by pioneering English composer, ethnomusicologist and musical explorer David Fanshawe (19 April 1942 – 5 July 2010).

Fanshawe’s explorations saw him traveling throughout Africa, the Pacific, the Middle East, and the Far East with his Nagra, Uher, and Stellavox machines. Spitfire says that the recordings were made at a unique moment in time, when the ancient world lived alongside advancing technology.

Here’s a video intro to the new sound library: Continue reading