Kevin Holland and John Staskevich intro NTH Music Synthesizer

Kevin Holland and John Staskevich have launched a Kickstarter for their NTH Music Synthesizer project. The NTH is a fun-to-use, sonically-rich, hackable music synthesizer. It features digital oscillators, an analog low-pass filter, an integrated step … read more

Outbound link: NTH Music Synthesizer – Related: , , , , , , , Posted in news on Feb 02, 2012 - comment 1 comment

KMI intros QuNeo next-generation “3D Multi-Touch” portable iPad-sized music controller

Keith McMillen Instruments has introduced the QuNeo, the next generation of music software and hardware controllers for electronic musicians, DJs, VJs and DIY hackers. Redefining music production and performance, QuNeo (pronounced kyoo-ne-oh) covers all of … read more

Sonic Visualiser updated to v1.9

Sonic Visualiser, an application for viewing and analysing the contents of music audio files, was updated to version 1.9. The aim of Sonic Visualiser is to be the first program you reach for when want … read more

Outbound link: Sonic Visualiser – Related: , , , , Posted in news on Oct 11, 2011 - comment 2 comments

Grame updates Faust to v0.9.43

Grame – Centre National de Creation Musicale – has released version 0.9.43 of Faust (Functional Audio Stream), a functional programming language specifically designed for real-time signal processing and synthesis. This version provides a major reorganization … read more

Outbound link: Faust – Related: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Posted in news on Jul 22, 2011 - comment 0 comments

Livid Instruments releases OhmRGB MIDI controller

Livid Instruments has released the OhmRGB, an adaptable MIDI control surface. The OhmRGB is a totally customizable, interactive MIDI instrument, designed to give you hands-on control for your performance. High-quality sliders, knobs buttons, expansion jacks, … read more

Outbound link: Livid Instruments / OhmRGB – Related: , , , , , , , Posted in news on Jul 15, 2011 - comment 0 comments

Short links for July 12th, 2011

Some interesting things I found recently: # PERSPECTIVE LYRIQUE via Make:Blog An interactive architectural mapping. Fete des Lumieres / Lyon / France / 2010 A mapping by 1024 Architecture, projected on the facade of former … read more

Nucleus SoundLab releases Open Source Drumkit Reason ReFill

Nucleus SoundLab has announced the release of the Open Source Drumkit, a truly public domain drum sample library created by Real Music Media. The kit contains a kick, snare, hihat, ride, crash, 3 toms and … read more

Partikkel Audio releases Hadron Particle Synthesizer + Time Dilation Effects pack

Partikkel Audio has released the Hadron Particle Synthesizer, a free granular synthesis tool. Partikkel Audio Hadron Particle Synthesizer It can be used as a synthesizer or an audio effect. It can also seamlessly morph between … read more

Outbound link: Partikkel Audio – Related: , , , , , , Posted in news on Jul 12, 2011 - comment 0 comments

Sonic Visualiser updated to v1.8

Sonic Visualiser, an application for viewing and analysing the contents of music audio files, was recently updated to version 1.8. The aim of Sonic Visualiser is to be the first program you reach for when … read more

Outbound link: Sonic Visualiser – Related: , , , , Posted in news on Apr 18, 2011 - comment 0 comments

Martin Zuther updates K-Meter to v1.22

Martin Zuther has released version 1.22 of K-Meter, a free software tool for metering and monitoring audio levels. Implementation of a K-System meter according to Bob Katz’ specifications. All meters and counters have been thoroughly … read more

Outbound link: Martin Zuther – Related: , , , , , , Posted in news on Apr 12, 2011 - comment 2 comments

Analog Box, audio synthesizer / visual programming environment now open source

Andyware has announced that Analog Box 2 is now available as open source software. Analog Box is an open-source, circuit based, modular software synthesizer. You put sound objects on the screen, connect them together, listen … read more

Outbound link: Analog Box – Related: , , , , , , , , , , Posted in news on Mar 23, 2011 - comment 0 comments

Mixxx, free cross-platform DJ application updated to v1.9

The Mixxx development team has announced the release of Mixxx 1.9.0, an open source DJ software for Windows, Mac & Linux. The Mixxx 1.9.0 adds several major new features including Shoutcast support, direct deck outputs … read more

Outbound link: Mixxx – Related: , , , , , , , , Posted in news on Feb 21, 2011 - comment 0 comments

Paul’s Extreme Sound Stretch updated to v2.1

Paul Nasca has released version 2.1 Paul’s Extreme Sound Stretch, or Paulstretch, a program for stretching audio. It is suitable only for extreme sound stretching of the audio (like 50x) and for applying special effects … read more

Foo releases YC-20 v1.3.0, free combo organ

Foo has released the YC-20, a free combo organ for Linux, Windows and Mac. YC-20 is a divide-down combo organ designed in the late 60’s. This emulation faithfully copies the features, sounds and flaws of … read more

Outbound link: Foo YC-20 – Related: , , , , , , , Posted in news on Feb 03, 2011 - comment 0 comments

parallelogram mlrv 2.0, Max/MSP instrument for grid-based controllers

Parallelogram has announced its mlrv 2.0 a hypersampling instrument for grid-based music controllers like the monome, livid ohm/block, novation launchpad, and akai apc/mpd. the software allows a sound file or live recording to be mapped … read more

Short links for November 12th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # The Bit Blob 2 and Bit Blob Jr. Bleep Labs is back with some more Bit Blob noise makers. The Bit Blob 2 and Bit Blob Junior are … read more

Create Digital Music launches MeeBlip, hackable digital synthesizer

Create Digital Music has introduced the MeeBlip, a digital MIDI mono synthesizer designed by James Grahame of Reflex Audio and Retro Thing. It’s designed to be affordable, hackable, and most of all, playable. It’s an … read more

Particle Node Sequencer, Tonfall powered Flash by Justin Windle

Justin Windle at Soulwire posted a nice particle node sequencer created in Flash using the Tonfall Audio Engine, the new open source AS3 audio engine produced by Andre Michelle. Justin writes: This sequencer is based … read more

Mixxx 1.8.0, free DJ software updated

Mixxx, the free, open source software for performing live DJ mixes, was updated to version 1.8.0. Developed by a diverse community of DJs, Mixxx is a complete replacement for a conventional “turntables and mixer” DJ … read more

Outbound link: Mixxx – Related: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Posted in news on Oct 11, 2010 - comment 0 comments

Open Music Labs MICrODEC, hacker-friendly reprogrammable signal processor

Open Music Labs has introduced MICrODEC, a new kit for an open source reprogrammable digital signal processor. Have you ever been frustrated with the low audio quality you get when doing microcontroller audio stuff? Don’t … read more

Outbound link: Open Music Labs – Related: , , , , , Posted in news on Aug 25, 2010 - comment 0 comments