Aurchitect Audio Software Aura

Aurchitect Audio Software Aura

Aura is an unequaled real-time audio analysis suite that brings the ultimate in flexibility, power, accuracy and beauty to audio visualization. Aura is a customized AUv3 host...

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Audio Helper Project updates Samplism to v1.5.1 for Mac

Audio Helper Project updates Samplism to v1.5.1 for Mac

Audio Helper Project has updated Samplism to version 1.5.1. Enhancements: Added an option to show/hide the "Tags" column in the Sample List view. Added a menu [View] –...

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zenAud.io updates zenAud.io ALK to v2.1.1 for Mac

zenAud.io updates zenAud.io ALK to v2.1.1 for Mac

zenAud.io has released a major update to its looper DAWs, zenAud.io ALK2 and ALK2 Solo. Now graphical adjustments in v2.1.1 allow for significant performance enhancements including...

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Nammick releases Blackbox 2.0 Audio Mastering Tool

Nammick releases Blackbox 2.0 Audio Mastering Tool

Nammick has released Blackbox 2.0. The new version features a complete analog mixing chain, presets and a plethora of signal processing options including multiple sample rate support and...

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The Moog Synthesizer As A Technological And Sound Object

This video captures a presentation by author and Cornell Professor Trevor Pinch, on The Moog Synthesizer As A Technological And Sound Object.

Pinch is probably best known to synthesists for book, with Frank Trocco, Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer. But his work focuses on the sociology of technology, sound studies and the economics of selling and persuasion.

Pinch spoke at University College London for their 2018 JBS Haldane Lecture. In his discussion, Pinch examines how a new electronic soundscape came into being with the introduction of the Moog Synthesizer. He tells the story of its invention in upstate New York in 1964-9 and talks about its place within developments in electronic music and the counter-cultural sixties....

Oddball Is Like A Cross Between A Tennis Ball, A Drum Machine A MIDI Controller

Oddball Studios has introduced the Oddball – a new music gadget that’s part tennis ball, part drum machine and part MIDI controller.

The developers position the Oddball primarily as mainstream music toy. The ball pairs wirelessly with a mobile app. The combination lets you make beats by bouncing, striking or squeezing the ball.

Oddball Is Like A Cross Between A Tennis Ball, A Drum Machine A MIDI Controller

But the Oddball at its core is a velocity-sensitive Bluetooth MIDI controller. So you can connect it to your DAW and use it to play or control just about any music software that you like.

Here’s a brief look at using the Oddball as a MIDI controller:

Pricing and Availability

The Oddball is being produced via a Kickstarter campaign and is available to backers for £59 (about US $77). The project has already reached its funding goal....