Steinberg releases Cubase 6.5 and Cubase Artist 6.5

Steinberg has announced the release of Cubase 6.5, a significant update to its award-winning music production system. With new VST synthesizers, effects and enhancements that boost productivity and extend the already formidable feature set of … read more

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Rishabh Rajan releases Grainstretch for Mac

Rishabh Rajan has released Grainstretch, a free granular audio app for Mac. A granular audio manipulation program that also has a modulation section and a built-in recorder. Grainstretch for Mac is a free download at … read more

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Steinberg intros Padshop granular synth plugin

Steinberg has introduced Padshop, a granular synthesizer plug-in for Windows and Mac. From the inventors of Virtual Studio Technology, Padshop is a unique monophonic/polyphonic granular synthesizer for Mac OS X Lion and Windows 7 and … read more

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Iceberg Softwares updates GrainPlot to v1.1 RC2

Iceberg Softwares has updated the GrainPlot granular plugin for Windows. GrainPlot is an audio sample granulator instrument and effect for Windows VST hosts. It’s designed around the idea that standard granular synthesis parameters have to … read more

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Loomer Shift granular pitch shifting delay updated to v2.2.3

Loomer has updated its Shift diatonic granular pitch shifting delay effect to version 2.2.3. Shift combines an intuitive and beautiful user interface, with a great sounding granular synthesis engine. Shift’s flexibility allows a palette of … read more

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M-RGT Ambitron granular synth updated to v1.1

M-RGT has updated the Ambitron virtual soundscape generator for Windows to version 1.1. Ambitron is an experimental electronic synthesizer that employs granular synthesis in two separate and programmable layers each with extensive FX and Modulation … read more

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Aly James releases Bite Crusha effect plug-in public beta

Aly James has announced a public beta for the Bite-Crusha effect plug-in. This brand new Aly James vst plugin is designed to crush, decimate and transform any wave signals into square bits chip colored romance! … read more

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Iceberg Softwares releases GrainPlot

Iceberg Softwares has released GrainPlot, a granular instrument for Windows. GrainPlot is an audio sample granulator instrument for Windows VST hosts. It’s designed around the idea that standard granular synthesis parameters have to be modulated … read more

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Original-Music releases Metallic Atmospheres

Original-Music Metallic Atmospheres is a large collection of sound effects created for animators and film producers. Dry cymbal samples have been transformed into progressive pads using a ‘Granular Synthesizer’. ‘Native Instruments Absynth’ provides further midi … read more

Peter Dines launches Threefer Deal – Get Loupe, Mirage and ParamDrum at discount

Peter Dines has announced the Threefer Deal, offering a bundle of his Reaktor ensembles at a discount. The Halloween sale was such a success I’ve decided to extend a discount on a semipermanent basis: The … read more

Camel Audio releases Alchemy Mobile for iPhone/iPad

Camel Audio has released Alchemy Mobile, a powerful synthesizer for iPhone/iPad. Mobile includes everything from evolving soundscapes and fat bases to lush pads and pulsing arpeggios, and is available for free from the iTunes App … read more

Loomer releases Cumulus granular sampler (available with Computer Music 170)

Computer Magazine is featuring Cumulus by Loomer on the DVD of its latest edition. Cumulus is a granular sampler which radically transforms sample content by breaking it into tiny slithers of audio called grains and … read more

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apeSoft intros iDensity granular synthesis for iPad

apeSoft has introduced iDensity, an iPad app that brings all the powerful Density/Pulsaret (Mac/Win standalone) Granular Synthesis tools to the world’s most popular tablet. iDensity is a new real-time software designed for asynchronous sound file … read more

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AfroDJMac Weekly Ableton Rack #25: Glitched Piano

AfroDJMac has released Glitched Piano, a new download in the weekly series of free Ableton Live Racks. If you are in the Brooklyn, NY area on Tuesday night 9/20, come down to the Trash Bar. … read more

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Plektron releases Twelve modular multi-effect

Plektron has released Twelve, a MIDI-controlled multi-effects plug-in for Windows. Twelve is a modular multi-effect controlled via midi or pianoroll. Using it’s easy: simply assign an effect to the pad you want and activate it … read more

Twisted Tools releases Rolodecks multi-effect for Reaktor

Twisted Tools has announced the release of Rolodecks, an effect ensemble for Native Instruments Reaktor. Rolodecks is a realtime dynamic, semi-modular multi-effect, made up of six effects. The Rolodecks effects are the Slicer, Flange, Filter, … read more

Kenaxis Creative updates Kenaxis to v3.3

Kenaxis Creative has updated the Mac version of Kenaxis, a real-time audio performance application. KENAXIS the new crossroads of: composition and free improvisation, inspiration and innovation, live performance and your sound library, chaos and control … read more

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Rackflip releases Grainframe ReFills by New Atlantis Audio

Rackflip has announced the release of the Grainframe series of Reason ReFills by New Atlantis Audio. Designed using special granular processing applied to found sounds, field recordings and acoustic instruments, Grainframe is a diverse collection … read more

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Texture Granular Synth 3.0 released

Texture Granular Synth 3.0 is a free instrument plugins featuring Asyncronous Granular Synthesis based upon the algorithm developed by Giorgio Nottoli. It generates a grains’ flow in which the way each grain follows the other … read more

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AfroDJMac releases free FirecRACKer Synth for Ableton

AfroDJMac has released FirecRACKer Synth, a free Ableton Live rack created with recordings of fireworks. Fireworks light up the sky with beautiful colors and patterns for the eyes. But can they do the same for … read more