midiO is an Audio Unit designed to let you control your hardware synths from Garageband. The plugin lets you drive a MIDI based synthesizer with one or more GarageBand tracks. Changes since 1.14: Universal binary Supports generation of midi clock messages Improved timing of generated midi messages. Reduced processor load Improved documentation This new version… Read More midiO Lets You Control Hardware Synths With Garageband
This MIDI DIY project looks at making a MIDI glockenspiel, aka Quasimodo’s Revenge The idea was to take a child’s toy xylophone and get the computer to play it. Now I know that the computer is capable of making noises electronically but it is much more interesting to watch an instrument being automatically played. I… Read More MIDI Glockenspiel Plays Philip Glass
Beatmatch is offering five collections of high quality loops for free download for non-commercial use: Beatmatch.info is a new project aiming to provide fresh and original electro loops and dj tools for producers looking for fresh and cool sounds. Beatmatch.info soundlibraries and loop packs are great tools for modern music producers who want to explore… Read More Free Loop Libraries From Beatmatch
Radiohead, like a lot of other bands, wants to let you make remixes of their latest single, Nude. Unlike other bands, though, they want you to pay for the privilege: Yep – they want you to pay six bucks for the privilege of remixing their song and maybe introducing them to a new audience. Maybe… Read More Radiohead Wants You To Pay To Get Nude To Promote Their Music & Pay For The Privilege
BitWaves Software has introduced MusicBeam, an AU/VST (Mac/PC) plugin for online music collaboration. Using MusicBeam you can exchange audio from your sequencer with collaborators around the world. “No more bouncing, compressing and emailing your tracks to your bandmates!” according to the company. MusicBeam does it all for you, in near-real-time.” The application is now in… Read More MusicBeam Lets You Collaborate Over The Web
Apple today released an update to Garageband that addresses multiple bugs: This update improves overall stability and addresses issues with the automation of software instrument parameters, FireWire and USB based audio devices and Magic GarageBand. Magic Garageband is the spawn of hell – so that doesn’t sound too interesting, but bug fixes are always welcome.
Instasampler is a new free sampler for OS X. Description: The plugin takes its samples (instantly) from the audio input whenever you hit a specific MIDI note for the first time. Every consecutive time you hit the same MIDI-note, it plays back the recorded fragment (or shorter, depending on the note’s length). When you play… Read More Free Sampler For Mac OS X
NAMM Update: The MPD32 is Akai Professional’s latest pad controller for musicians and DJs. Using a USB cable to connect to a PC or Mac, the MPD32 is designed for hardware control of programs like Reason, Ableton Live and GarageBand. The MPD32 is the only pad controller on the market to feature the MPC Note… Read More I Want An Akai MPD32 Software Pad Controller