Propellerhead Software today announced Reason 8 – a major new version of its virtual studio and digital audio workstation (DAW).
Reason 8 introduces a completely redesigned user interface and streamlined workflow that Propellerhead says ‘makes it easy to create amazing music, faster than ever.’
“For Reason 8, we’ve taken everything people love about Reason and introduced a streamlined new user interface,” says Propellerhead’s Leo Nathorst-Böös, “that makes it easier for new users to get started, and more fun for seasoned users to work faster.”
Here what’s new in Propellerhead Reason 8: Continue reading
Retronyms has updated its Tabletop virtual studio for the iPad, adding support for the Akai Pro iMPC Pro virtual instrument. Continue reading
Korg Gadget is a new virtual studio for iPad that features what they call “The ultimate mobile synth collection on your iPad.” Continue reading
Korg today released an update to Gadget – its virtual studio for the iPad.
The update adds support for Audiobus and introduces new ‘pro’ features, including increased maximum bar length and automation parameter edit support. Plus ‘Increased Japanese’!
Details below. Continue reading
This official video features Korg’s James Sajeva giving a quick overview of some of the new Korg products at this year’s NAMM Show. Continue reading
Caustic – a software virtual studio – has made the leap from Android to iOS.
Caustic 3 lets you create a custom studio rack by adding up to 14 machines from a choice of:
- Subsynth – Virtual analog subtractive synthesizer
- PCMSynth – Multi-sample wave synthesizer
- BassLine – 303-like monosynth
- BeatBox – 8-channel sampling drum machine
- PadSynth – Harmonic table pad synthesizer
- 8BitSynth – 8bit equation solver synthesizer
- Modular – Fully configurable and routable synthesizer
- Organ – Tonewheel organ with rotary speaker
- Vocoder – 8-band harmonic vocoder
- FMSynth – DX-style 3-operator fm synthesizer
Retronyms has updated its virtual studio for iOS, Tabletop.
Here’s what’s new in Tabletop 2.2:
Tabletop 2.2 adds two new devices with support for inter-app audio.
One is a free controller for midi-controllable apps, and the other is an inter-app audio recorder that can capture the audio produced by other apps.
This update also adds support for AudioCopy 2.0. Finally, it adds several bugfixes and iOS 7 enhancements.
Here’s a video demo of using Inter-App Audio in Tabletop: Continue reading
Developer Alex Smith has released Studio1111 – a virtual studio that offers software takes on the classic Roland TB303 and TR808 sounds.
303 + 808 = 1111
Here’s what Smith has to say about Studio1111: Continue reading