Gibson Brands, the parent company of Gibson, Cakewalk, TASCAM, TEAC, KRK and other music gear companies – has acquired music news and forum site Harmony Central. “Harmony Central will not be a ‘Gibson site’; we already have that,” says Gibson CEO and Chairman Henry Juszkiewicz, “Think of it as Gibson providing a place to throw a party, and… Read More Gibson Buys Harmony Central
Reader Luke Teaford let us know about TANGUY – a browser-based synthesizer. You play it with the QWERTY keyboard. – and + shift octaves up and down. OSC 2’s FM comes from the sine wave of OSC 1 (so it has to be up to hear FM on OSC2).
A new sample source, 808 Kicks – The Boom Boutique, has launched and is giving away a free sample library to introduce their work. Here’s what they have to say about the 808 Kicks: The Boom Boutique pays tribute to the original boom box – the legendary TR-808. We offer the highest-quality drum sounds and kits,… Read More New Site, 808 Kicks, Offers Free ‘Transistor Kicks’ Sample Library
Looking for someone to rave with? EDM-Date is – wait for it – an EDM dating service, promising to help match ravers up with the ‘party kids’.
A Sound Effect is a new site that offers a catalog of independent sound effect libraries. “These libraries are usually spread out over a huge number of individual sites, making it really tricky to find relevant sfx from the independent community,” says creator Asbjoern Andersen. “I thought it was a real shame, as they do some… Read More New Site, A Sound Effect, Offers Catalog Of Independent Sound Effect Libraries
Benjamin Lee of Synthmob.com contacted us to lets us know about their new site, where members can share presets and patches for audio plugins. He adds: To celebrate our official launch, we are running a sweepstakes with loads of cool prizes to win. The grand prize is a Novation MiniNova! Other prizes include Native Instruments Massive,… Read More New Patch Sharing Site, Synthmob.com
Andrew Reinfeld, the Community Manager, for Gobbler.com, contacted us to let us know that Gobbler really is an online tool for backing up and managing audio projects, and not a porn site. Seriously. So, to help clear up any confusion, here’s the scoop. Gobbler is an Internet ‘cloud’ service designed specifically for the needs of the music… Read More Get 25GB Of Cloud Backup On Gobbler For Free
Tracker Alex Radzishevsky sent word of his site, Retracked, and two free discs of tracker music: Dear Synthtopia, I think this never been announced at Synthtopia, that’s why I decided to draw your attention. http://retracked.org is a community of people who recreate old favorite tracker music in modern quality. Everything is described at the main… Read More reTracked – Two Free Music Discs