Bolder Sounds fiddle!

Bolder Sounds fiddle!

There are so many specialized techniques with each unique style of fiddle playing. For example - Scottish fiddle players have an entirely different approach to the fiddle as compared to...

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Bitwig Studio 2.4 Now Available

Bitwig has announced the availability of Bitwig Studio 2.4, a free update for the multi-platform DAW (Linux, Mac & Windows).

Here’s what’s new in Bitwig Studio 2.4:

  • Sampler overhaul (see section below)
  • Program-wide MIDI channel support (see section below)
  • New device: Note FX Layer, for stacking note effects as parallel layers
  • New device: Channel Filter, for suppressing select MIDI channels
  • New device: Channel Map, for remapping select MIDI channels
  • New modulator: ParSeq-8, a unique parameter step sequencer
  • New modulator: Note Counter, an incrementer for creating swirling modulation patterns
  • Tracks can be horizontally resized in the Mix View
  • Scenes can be horizontally resized in the Arrange View
  • Scenes can be colored
  • Global controller takeover modes, to set how hardware controllers and software parameters interact
  • On-screen controller visualizations of takeover status, showing the current bank of controls with their parameter values
  • Interaction-based hints, displaying all currently available mouse actions
  • New Quick Start templates in the Dashboard
  • Modulation mappings can now be copied/pasted by various methods
  • Updated device: Bit-8 now has new quantization modes, additional parameters, and an optimized layout
  • Updated device: HW Instrument now has an MPE mode that outputs note expressions as MIDI channel voice messages and dynamically allocates MIDI channels, if appropriate
  • Updated modulator: Steps now has ping-pong looping and pattern generation/processing functions (available via right-click)
  • Controller Scripting API now supports USB device detection and communication
  • Controller Scripting API now offers graphics API (for passing bitmap data to controllers)
  • Added controller support for Novation Launchkey MK2, Launch Control XL, and Launchkey Mini
  • Added controller support for Sensel Morph
  • Added controller support for MIDIPLUS X2mini, X3mini, X4mini, X6mini, X6pro, and X6pro
  • Added controller support for Vault Apex 25, Apex 49, and Apex 61
  • Various writings systems are now displayed properly, including: Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Cham, Cherokee, Chinese, Devanagari, Georgian, Gurmukhi, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Runic, Tamil, Telugu, and Thai
  • Updated user guide for version 2.4

See the Bitwig site for details....

2getheraudio RE4ORM FX Audio Shape Remixer

2getheraudio RE4ORM FX Audio Shape Remixer

RE4ORM FX Audio Shape Remixer by 2getheraudio OK, you may have a bunch of audio effects, but shaping them with automation events in your DAW can quickly kill your creative flow....

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Laserbox Lets You Control Frickin’ Lasers With Your Modular Synthesizer

At Knobcon 2018, 1010music introduced Laserbox, a new firmware for their Toolbox platform that lets you control frickin’ lasers with your modular synthesizer.

We talked with creator Aaron Higgins, who gave us an overview and demo of how the system works.

With Laserbox, you can drive a laser by generating patterns, using premade image wave files, or via CV signals received from other Eurorack modules.

The system also lets you use CV signals to modulate the signals sent to the laser. You can use modulation to control the shape of the wave signal, the colors, the position of the projection, and the rotation of the projection.

Laserbox lets you preview the image onscreen and save the settings you like as presets. You can use Laserbox as part of a laser system.

Pricing and Availability

Laserbox is available for US $599.95, or as a free firmware (for registered 1010music forum members) that you can use for Toolbox modules. See the 1010music site for details or the user guide (pdf)....

2getheraudio RE4ORM Free4orm Additive Synthesizer

2getheraudio RE4ORM Free4orm Additive Synthesizer

RE4ORM Free4orm Additive Synthesizer (Virtual Instrument). Not everything in life needs to be hard. Creating a unique sound can be easy and fun. RE4ORM does just that by providing...

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Divergent Audio Group Phenomena

Divergent Audio Group Phenomena

Phenomena is a dual voice sample-based synthesizer packed full with modern analog synthesiser sounds. Phenomena includes many "classic" synthesis controls, like envelopes and...

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