iOS Music Apps, in Harmony: Audiobus Details, Easy App Finding, Dec 10 Launch [Gallery]

iOS Music Apps, in Harmony: Audiobus Details, Easy App Finding, Dec 10 Launch [Gallery]
Audiobus is all about connecting apps, which requires apps with built-in support. Link: iOS Music Apps, in Harmony: Audiobus Details, Easy App Finding, Dec 10 Launch [Gallery]

Reaktor 5.8, with OSC: Now, Easily Control Reaktor-Built Sound Creations with Touch – Even in Play Mode

Reaktor 5.8, with OSC: Now, Easily Control Reaktor-Built Sound Creations with Touch – Even in Play Mode
Reaktor – and any Reaktor Player instrument/effect – meets easier hands-on control. iPad, no brainer. Images courtesy Native Instruments, for createdigitalmusic Go here to see the original: Reaktor 5.8, with OSC: Now, Easily Control Reaktor-Built Sound Creations with Touch – Even in Play Mode

Classic KORG Polysix, Reimagined for iPad, Becomes All-in-One Workstation

Classic KORG Polysix, Reimagined for iPad, Becomes All-in-One Workstation
In designing for Apple’s mobiles, KORG has again turned to equipment from their past. Having reinterpreted the ElecTribe and MS-20, their newest target is the versatile, classic Polysix. The 1981 original brought programmable polyphony to keyboard lovers, with analog oscillators, memory storage, six-voice polyphony, and various effects and modulation More here: Classic KORG Polysix, Reimagined ...

A Controllerist Dream Come True: Custom Mappings in Ableton Live, Without Code

A Controllerist Dream Come True: Custom Mappings in Ableton Live, Without Code
Control from your [Livid] Code, without [writing] code. And that’s an excuse to show this beautiful custom Livid Code controller , one of a number of devices from Akai, Livid, and Korg supported with this powerful tool. Read more: A Controllerist Dream Come True: Custom Mappings in Ableton Live, Without Code

Bitwig in Staged Beta; Video Reveals Features Up Close, Strange Song Lyrics

Live performance DAW Bitwig Studio is now moving forward with their beta, and a video demo this time provides a clearer look at what the software actually does. Visit link: Bitwig in Staged Beta; Video Reveals Features Up Close, Strange Song Lyrics

Traktor 2.5, Kontrol F1 Arrive with Live Features; Hoping for More Live DJing

Traktor 2.5, Kontrol F1 Arrive with Live Features; Hoping for More Live DJing
Features come and features go. As upgrades go, Traktor 2.5 has plenty to recommend it – plus, it’s free for current Traktor 2 users, meaning you probably don’t need anyone’s advice to try it out. So, then, the question is: will tools mean that the DJ gigs you hear be any different? Read the original ...

Borderlands, Amazing-Looking Granular Sampler [iPad, Desktop, Free Source], and Beautiful Sound

Borderlands, Amazing-Looking Granular Sampler [iPad, Desktop, Free Source], and Beautiful Sound
How do you visualize the invisible? How do expose a process with multiple parameters in a way that’s straightforward and musically intuitive? Can messing about with granular sound feel like touching that sound – something untouchable? Continue reading here: Borderlands, Amazing-Looking Granular Sampler [iPad, Desktop, Free Source], and Beautiful Sound

FL Studio 10.5 Performance Mode in Beta: Bridge Arrangement and Live, Easy Hardware Control

FL Studio’s live performance functionality has been teased for some time online, attracting enraptured eyeballs and plenty of discussion online. Now, you can give it a try for yourself in the new FL Studio 10.5 beta. My prediction: it’s definitely huge for FL Studio die-hards, but it could also attract some “lapsed” FL users back ...

Renoise 2.8 Gets More Usable, 64-bit; Trackers 4ever

Renoise 2.8 Gets More Usable, 64-bit; Trackers 4ever
Who says every music production tool has to be either a traditional DAW or Ableton Live? Not Renoise, for one Read more from the original source: Renoise 2.8 Gets More Usable, 64-bit; Trackers 4ever

Pd, Everywhere: Free libpd Gets a New Site, New Book on Making Mobile Music Apps

Pd, Everywhere: Free libpd Gets a New Site, New Book on Making Mobile Music Apps
Pure Data (Pd) is already a free, convenient tool for making synths, effects, and sequencers and other musical generators. But imagine stripping away all the things that tie it to a platform – UI, specific hardware support – so it will run just about anywhere, on anything, in any context. That’s what libpd, a free, ...