At the 2016 NAMM Show, Roli was presenting its Seaboard Rise MIDI Controllers – some of the few controllers to support Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression (MPE). Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess composed a prog jam for the event, written for three performers with 25-note Rise controllers & a drummer. Rudess was joined on Rise by Eren Basbug and Marco… Read More Roli Seaboard Rise Prog Jam At The 2016 NAMM Show
Sunday Synth Jam: Jordan Rudess shared his take on the Vince Guaraldi classic Christmas Time is Here.
Dream Theater keyboardist & Wizdom Music founder Jordan Rudess lets us know about GeoShred – a new iPad music app that features a physical modeling sound synthesis engine and a interface that is tailored to shredding. GeoShred brings together Wizdom Music’s Geo Synthesizer’s user interface, and moForte’s modeled guitar and effects chain, to deliver expressive… Read More GeoShred For iPad, aka ‘The Future Of Shredding’
MOTU and the Bob Moog Foundation have released the Encore Soundbank, a new collection of instrument and percussion sounds, produced in commemoration of Bob Moog’s 81st Birthday, coming up on May 23rd. Over twenty synthesists and sound designers donated original samples to assist with the creation of the sound library, which offers over 2 GB of material.… Read More Moog Foundation ‘Encore’ Soundbank Features Who’s Who Of Synthesis
Wizdom Music has released Jordantron – a new iPad instrument that features the custom patches of Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess. Jordantron is a giant sample collection, wrapped in its own playable instrument, so it can be used as an iPad instrument or as a MIDI sound module. Jordantron also lets you play it with two MIDI… Read More Jordantron Promises To Turns Your iPad Into ‘The Most Epic Sounding Instrument Ever’
CME (creator of the XKey multitouch controller) has announced that Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater, Wizdom Music) has accepted the position of Chief Musical Officer at the company. According to CME, Jordan (right) will be involved in new product planning and development. “I am every excited to announce my new position as Chief Music Officer of… Read More Rudess Joins CME As Chief Musical Officer
Jordan Rudess’s Wizdom Music has introduced HarmonyWiz – a harmonic generator for iOS, designed for creating multi-part arrangements from single musical lines. HarmonyWiz is designed for users with varying levels of musical knowledge. For beginning users, it lets you ‘paint’ musical lines onscreen and have a melody auto-harmonized. Trained musicians can play melodies via a MIDI… Read More HarmonyWiz Brings Assisted Composition To The iPad