Stochastic Inspiration Generator will get your probabilistic juices flowing

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Omsonic has teamed up with dBs Music to produce a wonderfully creative Eurorack module that uses Stochastic random probability distribution to set the likelihood of notes firing through your rack. Stochastic Inspiration Generator It’s a really interesting idea that applies probability to pitch, duration, onset, offset, ratchet, octave and transition events while governing the likelihood […]

New series of modular based sample packs kicks off with Mutant

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Audiotent is releasing a new series of sample packs focusing on modular synthesis. The first collection, Mutant, takes on the Mutable Instruments Plaits macro oscillator. Mutant Apparently, this is a “new concept” – I’m not sure about that but the Plaits is a great place to start sampling modular synthesis. Plaits has a whole load of […]

Reason Compact: Europa Synthesizer in the iOS palm of your hand

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Propellerhead is pushing Europa (their flagship synthesizer) into all sorts of places. Recently they ported it to VST and even had it running in a browser online. Now they’ve followed Thor into the land of iOS with Reason Compact. Reason Compact Now, wait just a minute. This isn’t Reason by any stretch, not even a […]

Virtualise your vocals with Vocaloid 5 from Yamaha

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There’s never a vocalist around when you need one. Always late into the studio after the party the night before, if they materialise at all. Well, Yamaha has a solution because their vocalists, Amy, Chris, Kaori and Ken, have never had a late night in their lives. Let me introduce you to Vocaloid 5. Vocaloid […]

MidiBot: a probability pulse and melodic engine for your virtual instruments

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Developer Robby Kilgore has released a very useful looking plug-in called MidiBot. It’s a MIDI pulse probability generator that can inject some poly-rhythmic triggers or humanistic harmonic sequences into your virtual instruments. It’s improbably good. MidiBot You insert it as a VST instrument and direct it as the MIDI input for the instrument you want […]