Konkreet Performer + MeeBlip + Custom Case
MeeBlip is a hackable, affordable digital synthesizer, made for accessible sound and hands-on control. It can be someoneâ€™s first synth. It can be a unique-sounding addition to your music setup, playable with MIDI hardware and software. It can be a synth you open up and modify, learning about sound creation, code, and electronics. Or it can be the basis of new projects and ideas.
The MeeBlip SE is available for $149.95 for a â€˜quick buildâ€™ kit, or $129.95 for a hardcore DIY or DIE kit.
Animoog, powered by Moogâ€™s new Anisotropic Synth Engine (ASE), is the first professional polyphonic synthesizer designed for the iPad. ASE allows you to dynamically move through an X/Y space of unique timbres to create a constantly evolving and expressive soundscape.
iMS-20 is an analog synth studio; a complete recreation of the Korg MS-20 synth, an analog sequencer, a drum machine, and even Korg’s Kaoss Pad technology.
Sunrizer synth is a virtual analog synthesizer that takes the definition of iOs synthesizer to the next level.
Thanks to carefully designed architecture and heavy usage of coprocessor it blurs the boundaries between iOs and hardware synthesizers.
Legendary ReBirth faithfully emulates dance music’s three backbone devices: The Roland TB-303 Bass synth and the Roland TR-808 and 909 drum machines. Combine these with FX units, fully featured pattern sequencers and a gorgeous-looking interface and you’re ready to make killer tracks on your iPad. Share your music with friends on Facebook, Twitter and more using the built in sharing features.
For over a decade, Korg’s Electribeâ€¢R has been go-to gear for creative musicians from around the world and across multiple electronic and dance music genres. Now, you can take the power of the Electribeâ€¢R with you thanks to iElectribe, Korgâ€™s first dedicated app; bringing the fun of analog-synth style beat making to your iPad. Best of all, the iElectribe takes full advantage of iPadâ€™s 9.7 inch multi touch display to deliver a new style of musical instrument.
Glitch Machine is a generative music synthesizer. Expressions are edited live to produce sound interactively.
The magic of Glitch Machine’s synthesis is in the BYTE, which wraps a final output value to a number between 0 – 255. The repeating patterns (or chaos) of this ‘wrapping’ produces waveforms and beats.
FILTATRON is much more than your average sound app. Itâ€™s a phenomenal real-time audio effects suite and powerful studio tool for your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Dynamic wavetable synthesizer
â€¢ Six dynamic wavetable oscillators per voice, up to 48 total.
â€¢ Continuous morphing between two oscillator sets.
â€¢ Realtime editing of up to 128 partials (overtones).
â€¢ Realtime editing of filter structure to create arbitrary body resonances.
â€¢ Extensive modulation possibilities using up to 4 LFOs and 4 Envelopes.
â€¢Â Control matrix allows real time control of five parameters using the X/Y touch pad, the modulation wheel and the tilt sensors of the iPad.
â€¢Â Monophonic or polyphonic with 8 voices.
â€¢ 128 factory presets, unlimited user presets can be shared.
â€¢ Up to three effects concurrently usable selected from: equalizer, phaser, flanger, chorus and stereo/cross delay.
Synth was used by Gorillaz in recording their new album â€” “The Fall.” Info at thefall.gorillaz.com
Another synth used by Gorillaz
The Noisemusick app is a collection of THREE controllable synthesizers that generate interesting chaotic sounds. Have fun creating sonic bedlam, exploring weird soundscapes, or use it to GREAT EFFECT in your live performances and recordings. It’s squonky electric FUN for the whole family!
Simon Posford’s studio is based around a Mackie 8bus analogue mixer.
Animoog on a Voyage
Showing some of the many possibilities when using the Moog Voyager as a MIDI controller for the Moog Animoog app and feeding the iPad audio back into the Voyager’s filter.
Workspace of the week: I am starting this weekly section with my most lovely band Carbon Based Lifeforms