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Sunvox on 3 pda’s

Isn’t it great that people still do things like this?

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Celebrating 20 years of Generative: Mixtikl FX Editor

Another early Windows Mobile video showing the FX editor in Mixtikl

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Celebrating 20 years of Generative: Mixtikl 1

Even in 2009 I’m still using Windows Mobile. Here’s an old video from me showing Mixtikl 1 on a dell Axim.

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Celebrating 20 years of Generative: Red Lounge – miniMIXA

Of course, before Mixtikl was Mixtikl it was miniMIXA. In fact, I think I might still have a copy of it knocking around somewhere.

This early video shows what miniMIXA was about from 5 years ago, but you can still recognise the interface, which shows some real continuity.

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SunVox 1.7.2 arrives

SunVox v1.7.2 is out with a lot of new features and changes:

  • for Android users: if your display flickers sometimes, put option_glnoretain.txt file (with any content) to the following directory: device SD card/Android/data/nightradio.sunvox/files/;
  • now XM and MOD files (formats of old trackers) can be loaded without the converter, through the Main Menu -> Load Song; you can find hundreds of these files on this site: modarchive.org;
  • extended list of effects for XM/MOD to SunVox conversion;
  • new std. pattern effect 30 – use it to stop playing the song;
  • new controller in the Reverb module – “All-pass filter”; use it to enable/disable output all-pass filter;
  • new controller in the Reverb module – “Room size”;
  • added autorepeat mode for the following buttons: HLD (clear current note), OFF (insert Note OFF), INS (insert), BCK (backspace);
  • added eight layers for the modules; for example you can place some complicated drum chain on the first layer, and all other synths – on the second layer; layers can be visible together or separately;
  • new function “Scale” in the Module menu: use it if you want a smaller or bigger module size for the current project;
  • changing the size of the modules by mouse wheel (scroll wheel);
  • new module – WaveShaper;
  • new module – MetaModule; with this module you can include some external .sunvox song to your project and use this song as synth or effect; Not available for PalmOS;
  • new options in the Preferences->;Recording: Pattern fit to grid, Note quantization, Controller quantization;
  • new option in the Preferences->;MIDI: Ignore velocity;
  • new option in the Preferences->;Audio Ouput: Audio buffer size;
  • empty parameter of the vibrato effect 04 is now treated as “use previous parameter value”; works only for songs created in SunVox 1.7.2 and higher;
  • new option “Smooth frequency change” in the Analog Generator; enabled by default; disable it if you want to use arpeggio effect 08;
  • velocity map in the MultiSynth module;
  • improved CPU Usage Monitor with scrolling and module selection;
  • maximum number of pattern tracks has been increased from 8 to 16;
  • maximum Echo delay length increased to 4 seconds (except for PalmOS, where still the maximum is 1 second);
  • new controller in the Echo module – “Delay units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Filter module – “LFO frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Flanger module – “Vibrato speed units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the LFO module – “Frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Vibrato module – “Frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Vibrato module – “Set phase”;
  • new simple examples: MIDI_out, waveshaper, velocity_map, reverb2, reverb3;
  • new instrument in instruments/bass directory: analog_bass;
  • new instrument in instruments/pads directory: synth_violin;
  • new instruments in instruments/keyboard directory: piano14, piano15, space, space2;
  • new instruments in instruments/various directory: electric_guitar, noise_slide_up, electro_drum_loop;
  • keyboard instruments piano04.wav, piano05.wav has been replaced by piano04.sunsynth, piano05.sunsynth;
  • sound engine optimization;
  • many bugs fixed.

Available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, PalmOS, Windows Mobile, Maemo and Android.
Meego and iOS versions are coming soon…

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And another reminder, Griff is also free

I’ve posted about this before but I thought it was worth posting about again. Griff, the mobile music studio for Windows mobile, is free.

So, if you have an old Windows Mobile device knocking go can grab Griff as it and all it’s plug ins are now free.

If you don’t have an WinMo device I can recommend a Dell Axim X51 which has always done really well for me.

Dell Axim at eBay

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Sunvox new testing version 1.7.2 BETA 3 is out!

New Sunvox version for test. Here’s what’s in beta 3:

  • new module – MetaModule; with this module you can include some external .sunvox song to your project and use this song as synth or effect; EXAMPLES INCLUDED; Not available for PalmOS;
  • new option in the Preferences->Audio Ouput: Audio buffer size;
  • new std. pattern effect 30 – use it to stop playing the song;
  • changing the size of the modules by mouse wheel (scroll wheel);
  • bugs fixed.

Full details here.

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SunVox v1.7.2 BETA 2 is released

The beta for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, Windows, OSX, and Linux. Here’s what is new:

  • added eight layers for the modules; for example you can place some complicated drum chain on the first layer, and all other synths – on the second layer; layers can be visible together or separately;
  • new function “Scale” in the Module menu: use it if you want a smaller or bigger module size for the current project;
  • “Ignore velocity” option added to the Preferences->MIDI;
  • new controller in the Reverb module – “All-pass filter”; use it to enable/disable output all-pass filter;
  • new controller in the Reverb module – “Room size”;
  • added autorepeat mode for the following buttons: HLD (clear current note), OFF (insert Note OFF), INS (insert), BCK (backspace);
  • several bugs fixed.

Via the Sunvox forum.

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New Sunvox beta released

A new beta for Sunvox is released for desktop and Windows Mobile / Palm OS (I’m just really pleased that these are still supported). So my guess is that this is what to expect for the next iOS version too.

What is new:

  • new module – WaveShaper;
  • new options in Preferences->Recording: Pattern fit to grid, Note quantization, Controller quantization;
  • empty parameter of the vibrato effect 04 is now treated as “use previous parameter value”; works only for songs created in SunVox 1.7.2 and higher;
  • new option “smooth frequency change” in the Analog Generator; enabled by default; disable it if you want to use arpeggio effect 08;
  • velocity map in the MultiSynth module;
  • improved CPU Usage Monitor with scrolling and module selection;
  • maximum number of pattern tracks has been increased from 8 to 16;
  • maximum Echo delay length increased to 4 seconds (except for PalmOS, where still the maximum is 1 second);
  • new controller in the Echo module – “Delay units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Filter module – “LFO frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Flanger module – “Vibrato speed units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the LFO module – “Frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Vibrato module – “Frequency units” with different available modes (ms, Hz, ticks, lines);
  • new controller in the Vibrato module – “Set phase”;
  • sound engine optimization;
  • many bugs fixed.

More on the beta here.

Sunvox on iOS:
SunVox - Alexander Zolotov

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Windows Phone Marketplace has 40,000 apps apparently

40,000 is a lot, but the last time I looked there was nothing for mobile music at all, and I just can’t summon up the effort to go and look again. If anyone does know of any real music apps on Windows Phone, let me know.

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