The old running joke for musicians opening a browser window meant they weren't making music. Nowadays, there are serious DAWs that live on the net. Matt Vanacoro explores four of the best.
A major upgrade to the free online DAW and music making system brings huge performance gains, as well as new features and capabilities. Here's all the details.
'Compose with your voice' using sophisticated pitch- and beat-to-MIDI features that quickly turn your vocal ideas into songs. Amped Studio 2 is free to use.
Huge sample libraries can make finding individual files tedious. Sononym is a totally new way to organise and search your library and as Noah Pred discovered, it really works.
I think I've just found my Friday distraction. Creating hip hop loops from awesome samples using your computer keyboard has probably never felt so good thanks to Sample Stitch.
Web browsers can do more than log onto Facebook or show you the latest dog spinning vinyl. Spectrogram is a wonderful Chrome-based real-time Spectrogram viewer that could become very addictive.
Such is its quality, I pinched myself while playing the Viktor NV-1 to remind myself this synth is a web-audio browser-based instrument. Creator, Nikolay Tsenkov, explains its concept and process.