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Jussi from the clever folks at KlevgrÃ¤nd is a unique, if not eerie, new synthesizer. It emulates a man singing. Yes, you can expect to make some rather lovely sounding male vocal emulations using it.
In this video the Hyve synthesizer is processed through looping software controlled via a Wii remote. The result? A beautiful performance.
Swarm Intelligence is Simon Hayes, a DJ and producer based in Berlin. Ableton interviewed him about his personal Push 2 workflows and tips for live performance. Well worth a watch!
Steinberg tell us their next-generation Cubasis app adds exciting new features and enhancements to acclaimed music production studio for iPad. Among them are pitch-shifting & channel strip effects.
Modular synthesizer cases range from the well-designed to the home-made, from expensive, custom-made with ivory (I exaggerate), to a hacked IKEA loo roll holder. And along came TipTop Audio's Mantis!
The good folks at Electronic Beats spotted this excellent video demo by Rare Beasts of his rotary sequencer made from LEGO.Â
In his latest monthly modular synth walkthrough video, Artist/Producer/Synthesist Klayton, known for his multi-genre project Celldweller, delves into the TipTop Audio Circadian Rhythms Grid Sequencer.
Elektron, famous for their analog drum machines, synths and Overbridge, have announced their latest creation, different to their usual offerings: a stereo analog sound processor called Analog Heat.
Spark is a VST/AU/AAX plugin that models four MarshallÂ® tube amplifiers, four guitar cabinets, four overdrive pedals and a set of the most common spatial effects.
Complete controls to make your beats chunkier, your bass and keys smoother, and of course a blend ratio, the much anticipated volca Mixer has arrived...
Using the sample section of NI's excellent new Reaktor synth, FORM, Matt Cellitti shows how to add interest to patches with some cool sound design tips in this video tutorial.
If you're awaiting the launch of the new macOS Sierra from Apple and want to upgrade your music studio machine immediately... don't! There's reports of issues with audio unit plug-ins flying in.
What happens if you put Tim Exile inside an IBM Data center equipped with a Zoom audio recorder, laptop, Ableton Push and his range of controllers? Music made from samples from machines of course.
Portishead's Adrian Utley talks about the Moog Minimoog analog synthesizer, its unique, wonderful sound, and how it was used to create the synth sounds on the recent Portishead "SOS" track, ABBA cover
Digital music making tools make creating sounds easier than ever, yet many of us are becoming more entranced by mechanical machines with moving parts and organic ways to create and sequence beats.
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