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Antonio Blanca releases Dron-e for Reaktor

Antonio Blanca has introduced Dron-e, a free drone ensemble for Native Instruments Reaktor.

Antonio Blanca Dron-e

Dron-e is a Reaktor Instrument specialised in creating ambient, generative, abstract and cinematic soundscapes and drones. Dron-e contains flexible parameters and controls for creating everything from delicate atmospheres to complex walls of sound.

Included is a custom created sound bank of acoustic and synthetic instrument and field recordings designed specially for Dron-e, but you can load your own and venture into unknown sonic territories.

In addition to the pre-established modulators and controls, it’s possible to use your own modulators built in Reaktor such as sequencers or break-point envelopes using the EXT option, as well as MIDI/OSC signals to further shape your sounds.

The Dron-e is available to download at no cost.

More information: Antonio Blanca / Dron-e

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Intermorphic releases Noatikl 2: Generative Music Lab

Intermorphic has released version 2 of Noatikl, a powerful, easy to use generative music software tool for Windows and Mac.

The powerful Noatikl generative music system now includes the advanced Partikl MIDI, sound & FX multi-synth for optional sound generation + all the Mixtikl-included Tiklpaks. Tweet your pieces as partikls or mixtikls, or share by email! For Mac, Windows, VST & Au.

Intermorphic Noatikl
Noatikl 2 includes Partikl: design/modify your own modular synth sounds and FX networks.

Changes in Noatikl 2

  • Integrated Partikl multi-synth & modular synth/fx network.
  • New main Noatikl Network editor view.
  • Templates from Mixtikl now built-in.
  • Built-in support for playing partikl:// and noatikl:// URLs.
  • New Menu options.
  • Some minor changes.

Noatikl is available to purchase for $49.99 USD.

More information: Intermorphic / Noatikl

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H.G. Fortune releases free GhostMachine WoF Edition 2012 + Contest

H.G. Fortune has introduced GhostMachine WoF Edition 2012, a free virtual instrument in celebration of its anniversary.

H.G. Fortune GhostMachine WoF Edition 2012
GhostMachine WoF Edition 2012 free algorithmic instrument for Windows.

As May 6th is on a sunday this year it is a good day for a surprise in reconnecting to the past some way. The circle of the spiral crosses the point where it all began: HGFortune’s very 1st public VSTi ‘Wheel of Fortune’ or WoF! In reminiscense to this after about 9 years here is a worthy successor GhostMachine WoF Edition 2012 which is an offspring of the bigger project GhostMachine.

GhostMachine WoF Edition 2012 ties some links to it’s predecessor in having a Bass & HiSq part, a scale based algorithmic composing system, a pattern based sequencer with 2 x 8 steps instead of 4 and with the note pattern being editable. And what is most important it does have that very special vivid groovy feel back. And, yes, as of May 6th GhostMachine WoF Edition 2012 is free!

H.G. Fortune has also announced a contest in which you are asked to create note patterns for a chance to win Ghost Machine Pro (scheduled for release around May 18th, 2012) and additional plugins.

More information: H.G. Fortune at KVR

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Taco van Dijk updates Changeling sequencer app for iOS to v1.1

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Taco van Dijk has updated the Changeling sequencer app for iOS to v1.1

Taco van Dijk Changeling

Changeling is the super easy, flexible, diatonic chord sequencer.

It’s purpose is to help people enjoy composing music by providing the basic tools to improvise!
Improvisation is a skill that can normally only be obtained by investing a lot of discipline and time in to studying music theory and practice.

Changeling does not generate compositions for you, you remain in full creative control over your music. All recorded musical notes remain relative, and can be changed in various ways during playback.

Changes in Changeling v1.1

  • Tracks:
    • 16; one for each midi channel.
    • all parameters for each track in a sequence are saved & recalled.
    • lock scales and root notes per track, independently (longpress gesture).
    • cycle through tracks by swiping up and down the pattern area
  • copy/paste & clear patterns, works between sequences (longpress gesture).
  • multiple undo / redo, state is saved each time you switch from record to playback.
  • quantization while recording patterns.
  • midi export via email (records all parameter changes & midi channel info).
  • support for custom soundfonts; Open them in changeling via Dropbox or Email for example. The internal sampler is still monophonic though.
  • fast sequence switching (by swiping left and right in the pattern area).
  • memory; Soundfonts are unloaded in MIDI mode.
  • bugfixes, one relating to a MIA scale.

Changeling for iOS is available to purchase for $4.99 USD.

More information: Changeling

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Holderness Media releases Waviary music app for iPad

Holderness Media has released Waviary, an iOS app that is part instrument, part generative ambient music machine, and part virtual wind chimes.

Holderness Media Waviary

Simple multi-touch control allows anyone to effortlessly create lush ambient soundscapes and environments, or simply listen as Waviary generates its own “forest-like” sonic environments. The generative player can run while you play as well, allowing for a randomized ambient jam session.

A sleep timer is included… put on headphones and let Waviary’s weird, wonderful sounds lull you to sleep.

Waviary features

  • Lush ambient tones and textures.
  • Multi-touch controls allow expressive creation of rich ambient soundscapes.
  • Generative mode creates endlessly evolving sonic environments.
  • Varied tone sets (additional tone sets added FREE with updates).
  • Pitch control.
  • Octave up/down buttons.
  • Lock button to lock spirals in place, or unlock to move freely.
  • Sleep Timer.

Waviary for iPad is available to purchase for $0.99 USD.

More information: Holderness Media / Waviary

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Intermorphic releases Mixtikl 5 Generative Music Lab with Words, Visualizer and Tap Play

Intermorphic has introduced Mixtikl 5, a generative music application.

Intermorphic Mixtikl

Intermorphic Ltd today releases Mixtikl 5 Generative Music Lab, a unique combination of 12 Track Mixer, multiSynth, Live FX and Visualizer with Word display allowing social sharing of “mixtikls”, tweetable interactive generative music mixes that can include 140 characters of text and a range of visualization and display settings. Tweeted or email shared “mixtikls” can be played and enjoyed in the relevant variant of Mixtikl™ or Mixtikl Free. There are versions of Mixtikl for Apple® iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch®, Mac OS® and Microsoft® Windows®.

With Mixtikl 5, Intermorphic™ has also made it much easier to create the ambient, relaxing and high quality generative music mixes that provide the musical backdrop for the mixtikl’s included text, which could be a reflective Haiku, a short poem, a greeting or other message. The mixtikl plays when it is imported to into Mixtikl on an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, Mac or PC, or the Mixtikl browser plug-in and the recipient can then tap the screen to reveal the message and even play along. The tweeted or email email shared “mixtikls” include everything that is needed for playback, including the short messages, visualizer settings & play along generative music mixes.

None of the power of Mixtikl 4 has been lost, as the music mixes and new tap play instruments can also be totally customised with the powerful and comprehensive arrangement, sound, FX and parameter editors accessible from the Mixer screen in Mixtikl full. Sound designers and generative artists will be able to create completely unique, distinctive, shareable and interactive sonic experiences. With their “fun factor” and total customisability, mixtikls have the potential to become a new art form.

Mixtikl 5 is available for iPad / iPhone / iPod touch, Mac, and Windows (free editions also available).

More information: Intermorphic / Mixtikl 5

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Five12 updates Numerology SE and Pro to version 3.1.1

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Five12 Numerology

Five12 Inc. has updated Numerology (SE and Pro) to version 3.1.1.

This maintenance release includes reduced MIDI transmission latency with the Numerology VST and Audio Unit plugins, fixes for issues when loading large projects, various stability improvements, fixes related to OS X Lion, and various other tweaks and improvements. A complete list of fixes can be found in the readme file that is installed with the program.

Numerology is a music sequencing and audio plugin environment which uses an innovative approach to electronic music composition based on modular step sequencing. It is available in two versions, a Standard Edition for anyone that wants an economical step sequencing addition to their studio, and a Pro version with advanced features including multi-output support for Audio Unit hosting, OSC support, custom scale quantization, and several advanced modules for processing control signals.

Numerology 3.1.1 is available for purchase for $199 USD (Pro) / $129 USD (SE).

More information: Five12

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