2020 A New Semi-Modular One-Screen Beat Machine

2020 is a new semi-modular beat machine for OS X, designed for beat making and real-time compositions. 2020 is based on two ideas: Generate a million sound/sequence variations from a single, small idea. Make entire beats in just one screen. (without scrolling or switching windows) It’s being developed via a Kickstarter project. Here’s the project video:

Sector Turns Your iPad Into A Stochastic Sample Slice Sequencer

Composer/developer Jonatan Liljedahl (Kymatica) has released Sector – a new app for iPad that lets you slice and sequence your loops with a network of Markov-chain connections. A Markov chain is a stochastic process where what happens next depends only on the current state of the system. According to Liljedahl the uniquely visual loop slice sequencer lets… Read More Sector Turns Your iPad Into A Stochastic Sample Slice Sequencer

Robotic Drums Pairs Analog-Modeling Drum Synthesis With Probabilistic Sequencing

Big Robot Studios has released Robotic Drums for iOS, an analog-modeled drum synth coupled with probabilistic sequencing. Features: A minimalist interface, with a high emphasis in flow. 6 analog modeled synthesized voices. A probability sequencer. You control how “random” a sequence is. Quantized pattern switching. Dropbox support for saving sessions and sharing across devices. AudioBus support.… Read More Robotic Drums Pairs Analog-Modeling Drum Synthesis With Probabilistic Sequencing

StepPolyArp MIDI Step Polyphonic Arpeggiator Adds Probability

StepPolyArp – a real-time MIDI arpeggiator for iPad – has been updated with probability for events and more. The arpeggiator can automatically generate melodic patterns from notes or chords played in real time. StepPolyArp can be used to control MIDI instruments, sequencers like Logic, Cubase, Live, other MIDI sequencers and virtual instruments installed on the same iPad.… Read More StepPolyArp MIDI Step Polyphonic Arpeggiator Adds Probability

New Eurorack Modular, Mr. Crotchety, Does What It Damn Well Pleases

Division 6 has announced a new module for Eurorack synthesizers , Mr. Crotchety, that does what it damn well pleases. Here’s how they explain it: At its heart, Mr. Crotchety is a random voltage generator. …only it’s not really random. This module has moods. I’d love to explain how to use it, but during development… Read More New Eurorack Modular, Mr. Crotchety, Does What It Damn Well Pleases