Rhythm Wolf Analog Drum Machine Spotted In The Wild

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vh56cEx2r2o The Akai Pro Rhythm Wolf Analog Drum Machine was one of the biggest stories coming out of this year’s Musikmesse. The new drum machine promised analog synthesis, MPC style drum pads, tons of tweakability and a killer $199 price. The only catch? It wasn’t ready to demo at Musikmesse. Now that’s changed. Here’s the… Read More Rhythm Wolf Analog Drum Machine Spotted In The Wild

Softwire Synthesis Intros Octal Voltage-Controlled Switch

Softwire Synthesis has introduced the Octal Voltage-Controlled Switch for Eurorack modular synths. The OVCS is a module consisting of 8 gate or capacitive touch controlled analog switches. The top 4 switches are latching type while the bottom 4 are momentary type. The capacitive switch buttons are self calibrating upon power up ensuring proper operation, with… Read More Softwire Synthesis Intros Octal Voltage-Controlled Switch

Give Virtual Synths An Analog Feel WIth Ableton’s Frequency Shifter

Here is a 2 minute Ableton Live Tip, via AfroDJMac, on how to use Ableton’s Frequency Shifter Plugin to emulate the subtle pitch variations found on many analog synths. “This is a cool tip for making your tracks less-perfectly-in-tune, like most real world acoustic and analog instruments,” he notes. Fairly simple stuff – but adding… Read More Give Virtual Synths An Analog Feel WIth Ableton’s Frequency Shifter