FM4 Update Adds Audiobus Support And More

Primal Audio let us know that they’ve updated FM4, their four-operator FM synthesizer for iPad. They also introduced a free version, FM4 Lite, that lets you try the app out, but has a few of the more advanced features, like MIDI and Audiobus, disabled. . Here’s what’s new in FM 4 1.1:

xMod Adds AudioBus, CoreMIDI & Background Audio

Developer Mark Carlotto has updated xMod, an FM synthesizer for iPad, adding AudioBus support, CoreMIDI, background audio and more. Here’s what’s new in xMod 1.3: Better sound quality and effects! Audiobus compatible Core MIDI compatible – Sends AND receives MIDI including program (sound patch) information Now runs in background mode Fixed file management – can… Read More xMod Adds AudioBus, CoreMIDI & Background Audio

PX7 Brings Classic Yamaha DX7 Sound To Propellerhead Reason

Propellerhead has introduced PX7 FM Synthesizer, a new six-operator FM synth in Propellerhead’s Rack Extension format, based on the classic Yamaha DX7. The PX7 FM Synthesizer is patch-compatible with the classic it’s based on. Patches from the original are included with PX7, and Propellerhead has an online patch converter that takes Yamaha DX7 patches and… Read More PX7 Brings Classic Yamaha DX7 Sound To Propellerhead Reason

Xenharmonic Dance Music Made With Microtonal Synth Plugin

Subersio is a new album of xenharmonic music made with the FMTS synthesizer, a 4–Operator FM synthesis VSTi. FMTS offers a specialized set of features for musicians interested in exploring the possibilities of microtonal and xenharmonic music making. Xenharmonic music explores tuning systems outside of 12-tone equal temperament. You can preview the album below: