Hypercyclic 1.1 is a new version of the original LFO-driven MIDI arpeggiator, gate effect and step sequencer for mangling sustained MIDI input chords, the output of which can then drive other MIDI instruments.
Usine had been around for quite some time and always improving both the Pro and Free versions since it's beginning. Now Sensomusic has released Usine Stage. An in-between the free and the pro version product. Usine Stage is a reduced version of Usine Pro for advanced users. Some features are absent like VST exportation, the sequencer and the number of tracks is limited but Usine Stage is a good starting point to experience all the power of this software. So you feel limited with Usine Free? Try Usine Stage!
Back in April we reported about Otomata Generative Sound Sequencer. Now you can enjoy the mobile version of the generative music application that millions enjoyed through the web, with your iOS device!
Introducing Reason, version 6. The world's favorite music making platform is about to get a whole lot bigger, better, and ready for any idea you throw at it. With version 6 Reason reclaims the spotlight. Combining all the features from Record, version 6 adds audio recording and editing into Reason, along with Propellerhead's acclaimed mixing console with masterfully modeled EQ and dynamics on every channel, multiple parallel racks, all the effects you know and love plus new ones to fall in love with, and much more of what you've always wanted in Reason. In stores September 30th, 2011. Check out the new features and watch the introduction video below.
Glidepro wants you to have fun with his new Free Casacadr sequencer app for iPad. Cascadr experiments with the idea of playing a sequence of notes and a number of speeds - simultaneously. Rather than the sequences being played in time with each other (for example, 30bpm, 60bpm, 120bpm...) they are played at intervals of 1bpm - which generates an interesting cascading effect. He wants you to stick around cause he's got plans for it to make it way better with more features to come including sounds.
Cubase Elements 6, the smallest retail version of Steinberg's award-winning Cubase music production software, is now available as a free trial version for download. Functionally identical with the retail version, the trial version will run on your system for 30 days, so there’s plenty of time to record audio, try out the powerful recording, editing and mixing tools as well as the included instruments and effect plug-ins. Try the exclusive HALion Sonic SE workstation, the Prologue synthesizer, the Groove Agent ONE drum machine, the 33 studio-grade audio effects and experience the highly intuitive Cubase workflow relished by professionals around the globe.
Image-Line is pleased to announce that FL Studio Mobile is now available from the App Store. There are two FL Studio Mobile applications: FL Studio Mobile for iPhone/iPod Touch and FL Studio Mobile HD for the iPaD. FL Studio Mobile is available at an introductory price of $14.99 and FL Studio Mobile is available for $19.99 introductory price.
It had to happen sooner or later. With the recently released n-Track Studio for iOS it made sense for FASoft to make an OSX version. Note only compatible with Intel macs. I used n-Track to record and mix two CD's in the early 00's. The newer versions offer so much more in addition to what was already there.
Is the term, "To the cloud!" going to be routine or cliche? For a time now online music making tools and solutions are cropping up. Awaiting you to try them. At your service. Audiosauna.com now in Beta 0.1, is offering you to make music online today. Record, write, edit and mix. Audiosauna is a fully featured DigitalAudio Workstation with an easy-to-use interface.
SunVox video demos show off sample offset (sample slicing) and SunVox: Side Chain Compressor (coming soon). SunVox is a small, fast and powerful music sequencer (tracker) using modular synthesizers. It is a tool for those people who like to compose music wherever they are, whenever they wish. SunVox is available for desktop PC (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X), pocket computers (Maemo, Windows Mobile, PalmOS, iPhone/iPad) and netbooks.
Not just for folks who are more classically trained or music majors. Scorch app transforms your iPad mobile device into an interactive music stand, score library, and sheet music store. With this powerful app, viewing beautiful scores is just the beginning.
Its nice to see books coming out to reflect the current trend. Now, with the help of a growing number of programmers and manufacturers, we can employ mobile music-making devices to make music remotely. Making Music with Mobile Devices purpose is not only to give you new ideas for making music while you are waiting in the subway or on a break at work, but also to show you how to incorporate those mobile music sessions back into your home studio sessions. It offers a survey of the available technologies, hardware, and software available for making music on mobile devices, as well as direct instruction and tutorials on how to set up music software on mobile devices and then integrate your music into a stage or studio setup. Additionally, this book covers how to integrate mobile devices into the home recording environment for use with software such as Pro Tools, Ableton Live, and more.
Steinberg is web-static to announce the availability of Cubase Elements 6, the latest addition to the Cubase product family. Based on the core technologies of Steinberg’s music production system Cubase 6, the entry-level Elements edition offers intuitive songwriting and recording tools along with great-sounding instruments and effects. Cubase Elements 6 is available now as boxed version from authorized Steinberg resellers or as boxed and download version from the Steinberg Online Shop.
Synthetic Bits Blog have posted news and a screen shot of the Little MIDI Machine Version 2.0 that will be coming soon. The new edition features include: Now a universal app, supports iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch. CoreMIDI support, including network MIDI
MIDI clock sync for both Line 6 and CoreMIDI, send and receive. New random sequence mode. Updated graphics/UI. Still free and more coming soon! Check out the official blog for more updates at http://syntheticbits.com/blo...
SunVox is a small, fast and powerful music sequencer with modular synthesizers. It is a tool for those people who want to compose music anywhere. SunVox available for desktop PC (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X), pocket computers (Windows Mobile, PalmOS, Maemo, iPhone/iPad) and netbooks. Check out this demo of SunVox on iPad with MIDI-keyboard below. Get the iOS version now on the Apple iTunes store at http://itunes.apple.com/app/...
Nodal is generative software for composing music, interactive real-time improvisation, and a musical tool for experimentation and fun. Nodal uses a new method for creating and exploring musical patterns, probably unlike anything you've used before. You can play sounds using Nodal's built-in synthesiser or any MIDI compatible hardware or software instrument.
Brainwave is a clip based MIDI sequencer. Bring your melodies and drum beats into life with the streamlined and intuitive MIDI clip editor. Assemble and arrange entire songs with the Arrangement editor. Control up to 16 instruments using the built-in sampler. Use the built-in audio samples to quickly get up and running, or use your own samples for even more creative sounds. Then produce and export MIDI files to be imported to your favourite Digital Audio Workstation software. All this inside of an ergonomic and minimalist user interface that will help get your inspiration to fruition.
The ultimate tool for anyone who works with MIDI files in notation programs. Notation Switchblade is the universal translator that fixes anomalies (tuplets, notes, styles, articulations) occurring when converting from MIDI to notation software (Sibelius, Finale).
Harmony Improvisator Updated to version . An updated version of Harmony Improvisator was released. It includes two novel iFFT synthesizer instruments and bugfixes. Also, a new user manual is provided with it.
The folks at Renoise are rejoicing about their newest release of Renoise 2.7. Here's what their press release says: Eight weeks of community driven testing finish today. We are proud to announce that Renoise 2.7 is stable and ready for production! Thanks once again to our users, the best in the world.