So, you want real-time scale mapping & keyswitching that's independent from the virtual instrument plugin you're using? AutoTonic allows you to play any mode or scale on the diatonic C notes!
Shhh. Don't tell the companies in the music industry who make new hardware and software to feed the appetite amongst musicians and producers. Could it be that older, cheaper gear is just as effective?
When we tried to pick our top 10 digital synthesizers across 3 price ranges (0-$150, $150-$500 & $500-$2500+) we just couldn't leave some of the below synths out. So here's 19 of our favorites.
This new analog semi-modular synthesizer, Ants, from Plankton Electronics is as affordable as it is portable, as accessible as it is beautiful. And did we mention it sounds great too?
The Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms series is about to get even more popular we think, thanks to the release of the Dynamic Impulse Filter. Here's a video and details for this module.
Audio analysis isn’t just for scientists, it can really help you to better understand your mixes. Here are some of the best tools out there…
The generous people at Korg have released a new sound pack for the minilogue. Even better they've made it a free download.
The original Waldorf Wave synthesizer was one of the best wavetable synths the world has ever seen. Axel Hartmann, its designer, now reveals the designs for the planned Waldorf Wave II.
Confusion Studios tells us the latest iteration of their award-winning professional MIDI controller platform provides new editing and performance features for DIY rig creation. Find out more here.
In this exclusive video, Thavius Beck demonstrates the latest update for Bitwig Studio which adds unrivalled support for NI's Maschine JAM. The level of control is head spinning. Well worth watching.
If you're looking for a sample library for the classic eastern Shakuhachi instrument with tonal articulation control that sounds authentic then Impact Soundworks have a treat for you.
MIDI over Bluetooth is a technology that is still in its infancy. The concept of connecting MIDI devices wirelessly is appealing of course (look Ma, no wires). But how do you set it up for Mac & iOS?
The next FREE AskAudio Masterclass is streaming live today at 12pm PT / 8pm UK. And the good news is our host is Roger Linn who has some neat tricks with LinnStrument and MIDI to share.
Here is the first music instrument app we've come across designed primarily for the Touch Bar on the Apple MacBook Pro 2016 edition. And it's a rather nifty free polyphonic piano.