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Not to be confused with George Clooney... The Cloney Project is here to enable anyone to build their own vintage EMS VCS 3 analog synthesizer with high-quality kits and documentation included.
The new Greg Wells ToneCentric mixing plugin may have a super simple interface... we're talking a single knob... but there's an incredible amount of potential processing for your sounds inside.
This new iOS app for iPhone and iPad, Focusrite Control, not only allows you to control interfaces from the Scarlett 6i6, Clarett and RED ranges but it's free too.
We're excited to be partnering with our friends at BASTL who will be presenting a FREE live video Masterclass on their Eurorack & modular synths at AskAudio Academy. And you can win their new Kastle!
So you want a synthesizer with 128 RGB pads, a sequencer that supports unusual time signatures, built-in effects, keyboard mode, audio, MIDI I/O and CV outs? The Deluge might be for you.
As eurorack and modular synthesizers gain wider use and acceptance with producers, some companies have begun making software to help us control these synths. CV Toolkit Mini does so from Max4Live.
If you fancy Sample Logic's Cinematic Guitars – Organic Atmospheres, Arpology, Morphestra 2, XOsphere, Bohemian, and Cinematic Keys individually or as a bundle and want at least 50% off read on.
In less than 2 minutes, one of the pioneers of synthesis, Bob Moog, explains and demonstrates the basics of synthesis.
Now that the DeepMind 12 analog polyphonic 12-voice synth is almost ready, Behringer are focusing their sights on the analog drum machine market. And they want your feedback.
The Arturia MatrixBrute is coming soon. And this useful video of this beast of a synthesizer from Arturia explores preset management and control from your DAW.
So you want to create your own clone of an 808 drum machine? But don't mind if it's not analog... and have somewhere between $20-99 for this DIY project. You're in luck.
With Ableton Link integration and a new step sequencer for Remix Decks, amongst other additions, the new free update from Native Instruments is a must-download for Traktor Pro users.
In version 1.3 just released, Group The Loop brings Ableton Link support , flexible tempo and new pitch and time stretch tempo algorithms.
Imagine being able to sync and modulate your MIDI & analog hardware synthesizers to a DAW like Ableton Live, Logic, Cubase, etc. Meet the very cool Modulation Processor 3244 plug-in from Dialog Audio.
Here's an interesting mini-documentary exploring the influence of Moog and Buchla on the current crop of modular synth makers and artists filmed at Machines in Music 2016, New York.
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