Korg Introduces iPolysix App for iPad: "Korg has unveiled the latest in its series of musical instrument apps. The new, intuitive iPolysix app evokes Korg's legendary analog polyphonic synthesizer while taking full advantage of the iPad® interface. Up to eight instances of the synth can be used in conjunction with new features that include a sequencer, drum machine, multiple effects, Korg's acclaimed Kaoss touch functionality for intuitive note and controller entry, and a complete automated mixer."
So much to love about the iPad!
Labels: electronic, engineering, producing, recording, retro
PAPERMAG: PAPERMAG Premieres Computer Magic's "In So Many Ways": "We're excited to exclusively premiere 'In So Many Ways,' a new song by Computer Magic, the solo project from 22-year-old Danz (née Danielle Johnson). The synth-y, multi-layered track was recorded live for Snacky Tunes, a music and food-themed radio show created by brothers and DJs Darin and Greg Bresnitz (a.k.a. Finger on the Pulse) for the Heritage Radio Network."
Wowed, crowd, SoundCloud.
Labels: electronic, experimental
Apple patent could bring polyphonic tuning to Logic Pro: "The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent for polyphonic note detection, or the ability to parse out single pitches and tones from a plurality of voices, a technology that may make its way to an expected version of the company's Logic Pro music editing software."
This is a really cool technology. Paves the way for wave -> midi conversion, I think!
Labels: audio, electronic
iPhone Apps Update - Readability, Meetup, CloudClipboard | MacNN: "StepPolyArp 2.0 ($12) - StepPolyArp is a a MIDI step polyphonic arpeggiator for the iPad that is capable of transmitting MIDI information to a Mac or PC, which can then be used in combination with any sequencer, virtual instrument, or MIDI synthesizer. The v2.0 release includes a new MIDI engine that features improved accuracy. The update also offers automatic chaining patterns, an internal sound bank, an improved undo manager, and iOS 6 support. "
It's fun to see something modern with the word ARP in the name.
Labels: audio, electronic, experimental, producing, recording, retro