0 comments on “If you want some more information on Hook …”

If you want some more information on Hook …

Then there’s more on the Retronyms site here. I thought I’d mention it as the video didn’t give much away, but there should be another video from them tomorrow with more details hopefully.

0 comments on “Don’t forget that SampleTank is still free”

Don’t forget that SampleTank is still free

IK’s SampleTank (the full version) is free at the moment, but it won’t stay that way for long. It only has a limited time left, so grab it now if you don’t have it already.

0 comments on “Don’t forget, Gadget and Module are on sale”

Don’t forget, Gadget and Module are on sale

Both of Korg’s flagship apps are on sale and currently 50% off. Both apps are down from $39.99 to $19.99.

Korg Gadget on the app store:

Korg Module on the app store:

0 comments on “triqtraq – jam sequencer 1.6.3”

triqtraq – jam sequencer 1.6.3

triqtraq – jam sequencer gets updated. Here’s what’s new:

  • AudioShare Import/Export
  • AIF file compatibility

Workflow enhancements:

  • Triqtraq can be used upside down now on iPad
  • Samples that got imported with AudioCopy or AudioShare get selected automatically for immediate import
  • Loaded Kits get marked in the Kit browser

0 comments on “Here is how you easily create a beat with Figure”

Here is how you easily create a beat with Figure

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0 comments on “VirSyn brings us VoxSyn (universal)”

VirSyn brings us VoxSyn (universal)

VirSyn adds a new app to their stable, VoxSyn is here, the details are all here:

VoxSyn turns your voice into the most flexible vocal sound generator ever. Instantly following even subtle modulations of pitch and spectral changes of your voice VoxSyn creates signature vocal sounds far beyond traditional vocoding.

Talk or sing into the microphone and you’ll trigger various synthesizer sounds following your voice pitch or the notes touched on the hexagonal keyboard / external MIDI Keyboard. The basic sounds are selected from a vast pool of predefined sounds from the famous TERA synthesis engine which can be further expanded by its unique random sound generator.

The harmonic table note layout visualizes your voices pitch in realtime and also let you play notes for more traditional vocoder effects.

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VoxSyn is Audiobus compatible and can be used in the Input, Filter and Output slots in the Audiobus signal chain.

The output can be recorded to an audio file which you
can use with other Apps and programs for further processing.

Features:

  • Voice control of pitch and timbre
  • 22-channel Vocoder
  • Integrated preset synthesizer engine
  • Hundreds of presets included
  • Hi-end Reverb and Chorus/Delay/Distortion/Phaser effects
  • Share/Export of audio recordings
  • CoreMIDI / Virtual MIDI and Background audio
  • Inter App Audio compatible
  • Audiobus 2 support (Input/Filter/Output) with state saving

VoxSyn is on the app store at an introductory price of $6.99:

3 comments on “Apologies for the silence …”

Apologies for the silence …

I’ve been quiet for a few days now and I thought I really ought  to say why. First off, last week was insanely busy with projects and work, and that meant that I could find almost no time to post to PalmSounds. But these things happen.

The second reason came when I got up on Friday morning to find that the UK had decided to drop any sense of reason and vote to leave the EU. Quite frankly I’m still in shock from this. It makes no sense whatsoever, and it signals a very dark time for the UK in just about every way imaginable.

Since Friday we’ve seen the initial fall out from this terrible decision. Fear in the economy and markets. A falling pound, and, most alarmingly, a rapid increase in the activity of the far right. I can’t help but think that things are only going to get worse from here.

I’ve already heard a number of start ups question London as a base of operations, and I can understand their concerns. What will happen next one can only guess, but my impression is that it won’t be good. Friends of mine are already talking about moving to other EU countries within the exit window, which could be as short as two years. It’s no joke to have to uproot your life, but I expect to hear a lot more talk like this in the coming days and weeks.

I’ve been stunned. I’m shocked. I’m wondering what to do next. Stay or go, neither will be easy. But it seems that we now live in very uneasy times, very suddenly.

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More coming to SoundBow …

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0 comments on “So Auxy wins a design award, that’s awesome!”

So Auxy wins a design award, that’s awesome!

In fact, it’s really awesome, I’m so pleased for these guys! The latest version of Auxy (2.0) is really amazing, and if you don’t know it, you should try it out.

0 comments on “It’s a good weekend to be in the Playground”

It’s a good weekend to be in the Playground

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If you don’t know Playground (from Hermutt Lobby) then this weekend is a good weekend to try it out. Why? Because all over the world, music lovers will gather in peace around their passion for music with events like “La Fête de la Musique” and the “World Music Day” on June 21.

PlayGround is all about encouraging people to learn, make, listen and enjoy music more.

In order to celebrate this special weekend, we unlocked the whole catalog for a free trial from Friday 7pm to Sunday 12pm. You’ll also be able to purchase all maps at a special discount price during the entire week-end.

So now is a great time to pick up the app and take a look.

Playground on the app store: