0 comments on “A big thank you to NightRadio for Sunvox and Virtual ANS on sale”

A big thank you to NightRadio for Sunvox and Virtual ANS on sale

In fact a massive thank you to Alex (Mr NightRadio), for putting his awesome apps on sale today to celebrate Palm Sounds turning 8 years old in May.

Sunvox and Virtual ANS are amazing apps, and my favourite of course is Sunvox. I can remember using Sunvox on my Treo 650, and on my Axim, and then of course on iOS. Sunvox is possibly one of the most cross platform apps of all time, working on multiple mobile and desktop platforms, and if that wasn’t enough, you really have to visit the warmplace site to see all of what Mr NightRadio has accomplished.

It isn’t all commercial apps either. His experimental apps are truly inspirational. Apps like PhonoPaper and Virtual ANS, and experimental projects like NedoSound, show that Mr NightRadio can take some very different and very interesting directions.

If you haven’t had a chance to take a look at some of these apps I suggest you do now. Whilst at times complex, they are some of the most interesting, and innovative on the app store, and they can take your music into new directions and encourage creativity.

Once again a big thank you to Alex. Here’s to lots more of his unique brand of music making apps.

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SunVox: 6-Band Vocoder (video)

So this takes us right up to the present day …

0 comments on “SunVox: real-time recording (video)”

SunVox: real-time recording (video)

Although it’s from 2 years ago it still feels like real time recording is a relatively new addition to Sunvox.

0 comments on “iRing Music Maker app with iRing iPhone/iPad motion control (video demo / tutorial)”

iRing Music Maker app with iRing iPhone/iPad motion control (video demo / tutorial)

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Virtual ANS: Fractal Sounds (video)

0 comments on “iRing FX/Controller as MIDI controller for Loopy HD, Korg Gadget, Audiobus 2 – Part 1/2 (Demo)”

iRing FX/Controller as MIDI controller for Loopy HD, Korg Gadget, Audiobus 2 – Part 1/2 (Demo)

Video description:

“Watch a demo of iRing and the iRing FX/Controller control popular apps Loopy HD and Korg Gadget using Audiobus, iRing FX/Controller as MIDI controller and iRing for motion-based gestures!

Now control your favorite effects and MIDI apps with simple hand movements and gestures!

iRing FX/Controller is a free companion app for use with the iRing that puts the power of motion control in your hands — more specifically between your fingers. iRing FX doubles as a professional quality audio effects processor and a toucheless MIDI controller that uses hand movements and gestures to apply and control effect parameters and/or send MIDI messages to your apps. It’s powerful features and effects make iRing an indispensible tool for creative musicians and DJs on the go.”

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SunVox: sample recording (video)

0 comments on “Then the next IK iRing app appeared … iRing FX is live in the app store …”

Then the next IK iRing app appeared … iRing FX is live in the app store …

To be honest, I can’t wait to try these things out!

Anyway, here’s the entire description of the iRing FX app:

iRING FX/CONTROLLER – MUSIC CONTROL EVOLVES TO THE THIRD DIMENSION

iRing FX/Controller is the engine you need to bring your music performance in the third dimension. With iRing FX/Controller DJs and musicians get two apps in one: a real time audio effect processor and a MIDI controller, both controllable by your hand gestures, thanks to the new impressive iRing motion controller technology.

iRing FX/Controller can be fully operated using the device touchscreen, but unleashes its full potential with the iRing motion controllers (sold separately at your favorite electronics and music retailers), a set of two “rings” you wear on your fingers, to control music apps by waving your hands in front of your device camera. iRing features two sets of dot patterns that iRing FX/Controller app recognizes, translating their motion into control commands.

When iRing FX/Controller is used as a real time audio processor, you can control 2 simultaneous effects, selectable within 16 high quality tempo-synced creative effects; choose from effects like Filter, Delay, Compression, Reverb and Wah, or add a new level of audio creativity with our suite of wacky DJ effects like stutter, Fuzzy, Crush, Twist, Brake, Spin and Tail. You can process external audio in real time, fed through the digital or analog audio-input of your device, or thanks to AudioBus and Inter-App Audio compatibility you can use it on the audio stream of other compatible apps running in background on the same device.

Up to 3 parameters for each effect can be controlled simultaneously with iRing FX/Controller which supports IK’s exclusive X-Sync features to detect tempo from external audio sources in realtime and automatically sync the effects tempo. iRing FX/Controller is extremely easy to use and with a little practice, you’ll be creating amazing performances in no time.

When used as a MIDI controller, iRing FX/Controller can transmit MIDI messages to other Virtual MIDI compatible apps running in background or to external devices using compatible MIDI interfaces (like iRig MIDI or iRig PRO). Send MIDI messages such as Control Change, Notes, Program Change, Pitch Wheel, After Touch, MIDI System Realtime, MMC (Midi Machine Control), with up to 3 assignable parameters (the X,Y,Z axis position) for each of the 2 detectable iRing. Store MIDI Message Presets in which you can add multiple assignments for each axis. Additionally MIDI messages can also be sent to Mac software applications wirelessly (using MIDI network).

Also multiple gestures are detected and can be used to send MIDI messages, like iRing show/hide, clockwise/counterclockwise rotation, camera field of view enter/exit and more. Control your MIDI compatible apps, software or hardware in a choreographic way for a new level of musical (or other) performance control. Free the flow of your creativity.

General features

  • Easy and intuitive interface to control effects or send MIDI messages
  • 2 axis touch control surface or 3 axis dimension control using iRing
  • Support front and rear camera (with iRing)

Real time audio multi-effects

  • Up to 16 High quality tempo-synced audio effects processors (1 effects free, the other available as in-app purchase)
  • Real time audio processing of the analog or digital device audio input
  • Compatible with Inter-App Audio and AudioBus
  • Support X-Sync: detect tempo from external audio sources in realtime and auto-sync the effects tempo

MIDI controller

  • Support for Control Change, Notes, Program Change, Pitch Wheel, After Touch, MIDI System Realtime, MMC (Midi Machine Control) via Virtual MIDI
  • Works with iRig MIDI, iRig PRO and any other iOS compatible MIDI interfaces to control external MIDI devices
  • Store MIDI Messages Presets allowing multiple assignable MIDI messages
  • Send MIDI messages to desktop applications wireless using MIDI network

To learn more about the iRing:

www.ikmultimedia.com/iring

The app is free.

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Robotic Drums open sources its custom knobs and slider controls

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0 comments on “Virtual ANS: Making a Brush from the Voice (video)”

Virtual ANS: Making a Brush from the Voice (video)