Developer Matthias Frick let us know that he’s updated his free MIDI LE app, based on Synthtopia reader feedback, to be backwards-compatible with iOS 7.
MIDI LE is a free app that lets you use MIDI over USB with CoreMIDI compatible iOS apps, without the need for a MIDI adapter.
Onn iOS 8, MIDI LE also lets you use MIDI over Bluetooth LE with CoreMIDI apps.
NuDesine has announced an IndieGoGo campaign to fund the production of its new AlphaSphere me MIDI controller.
Like the company’s earlier AlphaSphere nexus and AphaSphere elite MIDI controllers, the AlphaSphere me features pressure-sensitive control pads, placed in a hexagonal arrangement on a sphere.
The AlphaShere is designed to be much more affordable, though, with prices starting at US $166 to backers. The lower cost is achieved by making it smaller, simpler to manufacture and using 32 pads, vs the original’s 48 pads.
Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
Here’s an example of the Android platform getting put to great use: a giant Android-based Lemur MIDI controller. Continue reading
Odyss is a collection of 200+ new sounds for GForce Oddity2, by Kimik, available now at SoundsForSynth.
Here’s what they have to say about Odyss:
Oddity2 is a monster synth with endless modulation capabilities. There are not many static patches found in this package, these sounds are all about being alive, moving and evolving in a nice musical way.
- 64 Pads
- 64 Keys
- 64 Basses
- 30 Leads
- 20 Chords
- 6 FX