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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.
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In less than 2 minutes, one of the pioneers of synthesis, Bob Moog, explains and demonstrates the basics of synthesis.Â
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.
It seems the fate of one vintage Roland TB-303 Bass Line Synth is in our hands. Image Line propose they will destroy it in a creative way according to votes. We suggest they don't.
Is it possible you could easily make Drum and Bass back in 1982 with a Fairlight CMI? This video is worth a watch and then we show you how to really make music,,,,,
Verbs tell us their new Bark Filter Processor has 12 filter bands each with 6 pole bandpass. It debuted at the Maschine in Music fair in New York asa weekend. Here's some more details...
Probably one of the most anticipated synths releases by Roland this year (though there are lots to choose from), the System-8 plug-out synthesizer is now available for $1499.
It looks like IK Multimedia have been very busy for the last 8 years working on a new type of physical instrument modelling that they tell us will bring a new level of realism to software instruments.
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