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Grain Science 1.3 Review

Grain Science is a new granular synthesizer from Wooji Juice. If you are not familiar with granular synthesis, it differs from traditional additive or subtractive synthesis, instead of playing a typical waveform, with granular synthesis that waveform is broken up … Continue reading

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Loopy HD Review

Loopy HD is the new version of Loopy, a looper app for iPad and iPhone. Loopy let’s you record loops quickly in time, merge them, import them, and keep them all in sync. The interface for Loopy is really slick, … Continue reading

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Is Virtual MIDI coming to iOS?

A storm is brewing in the Audio App development community. I wrote¬†an article about it over at instrum3ntal.com. It looks like the future is being written. Let me know your thoughts on what could come of this. Definitely a very … Continue reading

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NanoStudio Eden Wobble Bass Tutorial

From an EMPTY patch in the C Bank. on the OSC page : OSC A – SAW – Transpose -12 OSC B – SQUARE – Transpose -12 Mix : +18 Detune : 0.60 Filter Page : Type : LP Slope … Continue reading

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Beatmaker 2 for iPhone – First Impressions

After getting a first taste of Beatmaker 2, the exciting new music production app for iPhone from Intua, here are my first impressions. Before I start I wanted to say that all of the exploration was done without a user … Continue reading

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Picking Sounds to Create a Balanced Track that is Good for Mastering.

So you sit down and have a great idea, maybe a beat, or synth line you can’t get out of your head, just waiting to be captured. Once you get that starting point out of the way, you want to … Continue reading

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Smoothing Beat Glitches

Image by altemark via Flickr Sometimes when creating glitched beats, there are rough parts to the glitches that don’t mix well, instead of removing these portions of the beat you can edit them and make them sound really good. I … Continue reading

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Cepstrum featured in Iphone application “Audioforge”

The distraub track “Cepstrum” will be featured in an upcoming audio Iphone application titled “Audioforge”. Continue reading

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