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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.

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

Images courtesy Native Instruments, for createdigitalmusic. With any instrument, getting your hands on the sounds is essential. Reaktor is a platform for all kinds of strange and wonderful instruments and sound makers. Ambient Guitar in Live - Gorgeous Free Setup from Rishabh Rajan. While a bow isn't the first tool you might think of when it comes to an electric guitar, there's a rich history of bowed guitar atmospheres, from the psychedelic slides of Led Zeppelin to Sigur Rós' pristine textures.

Ambient Guitar in Live - Gorgeous Free Setup from Rishabh Rajan

How to create a generative, evolving ambient drone sound in Ableton Live. We're always looking for new ways to imbue our sounds with life and movement; for example, on the macro level, we might add live instruments to otherwise tightly programmed pieces, bringing back that 'human element'.

How to create a generative, evolving ambient drone sound in Ableton Live

And on the micro level, we often turn to less predictable, non-linear analogue emulation plugins to warm up 'cold', 'digital' sounds. Such techniques and tools can make our music sound alive and organic as opposed to artificial and robotic, but we can also harness unpredictability to break away from the inherent compositional tendencies that subconsciously guide us all, to generate unique ideas and sounds from scratch. Ambivalent Deconstructs "Hexen" - Free Live Set and Interview. Imanone.net. Sufi Plug Ins. SUFI PLUG INS is an interdisciplinary project by Jace Clayton.

Sufi Plug Ins

Version 1 is a free suite of music-making software apps, based on nonwestern notions of sound & a poetic interface. This brief explanation video shows them in action. “it’s one of the few digital tools I’ve seen that I would also consider art. It’s a tool that is not only designed to help musicians make new sounds, but also to self-consciously influence what is produced. Interface design decisions are guided both by functionality concerns and the creative expression of its maker.” – Paddy Johnson, Art Fag City. Boscomac - instruments & fx Reaktor. Lokua.net. Software (Max/MSP): Max Tutorials. Software (Max/MSP): Max Tutorials. Glitch 2. Introduction The infamous FSU plugin is back!

Glitch 2

And yes, there's finally a Mac version! Glitch is an audio effect plugin for Windows (VST), Mac (VST and AU) and Linux (VST), available in both 32-bit and 64-bit formats. Featuring a new and improved sequencer which can play multiple effects simultaneously, with the ability to trigger unique scenes from every note on your keyboard, Glitch can be as gentle or as brutal as you like. Add the occasional splash of retrigger or stretcher to single hits within your drum loop, or fill the entire sequencer with random effect blocks for a totally chaotic trip down the digital rabbit hole... the choice is yours!

Features at a glance Sequencer Each program consists of 128 scenes that can be triggered via MIDI notes. Effects 9 cheeky little effect modules designed to slice, dice, chop, screw, twist, turn and mangle your sounds into radical new forms. EAnalysis (English) Research and development: Dr Pierre CouprieCoordination: Prof Simon Emmerson & Prof Leigh Landy Version: 1.xLanguage: EnglishMinimum system requirement: Macintosh Multicore Intel Processor, OS10.6.8 or later, 4Go RAMNews: EAnalysis works with Mac OS10.9 (No Windows version will be developed) EAnalysis Faites également la promotion de votre Page Presentation The development of EAnalysis is part of the research project entitled ‘New multimedia tools for electroacoustic music analysis’ at the MTI Research Centre of De Montfort University (Leicester, UK).

EAnalysis (English)

This piece of software aims at experimenting new types of graphic representations and new analytical methods with an intuitive interface and adapted tools for analysis purposes. Features. Internet-sensors. Update 9/8/2013 – The Twitter examples were broken.

internet-sensors

They are fixed and have been updated to use version 1.1 of the API (oauth). The projects demonstrate 3 methods of authentication: - the streaming API via php - the REST API via ruby - sending Tweets using xively.com (aka cosm/pachube) and zapier.com as intermediaries. Also a clarification: These tools are not meant to be turnkey Max solutions to using internet API’s. Stock market music with Max/MSP. This a project which makes music from stock prices.

stock market music with Max/MSP

See this page for a full description and case study: What’s missing from the above description is a technical reference manual and user guide. I intend to make this into a web-app which can be used for listening to stock trends, but it in the meantime here’s how it works. To look at historical trends, you would need access to historical stock data. To use it as a tool for short term analysis, you would need access to real-time quote data in an API. However, it doesn’t cost money to get recent quotes from Yahoo throughout the day and store them in a database – so that’s the approach I took. Www.maxforlive.com - Download Max for Live Devices. - smokingbunny.co.uk. Scala Home Page.

Scala is a powerful software tool for experimentation with musical tunings, such as just intonation scales, equal and historical temperaments, microtonal and macrotonal scales, and non-Western scales.

Scala Home Page

It supports scale creation, editing, comparison, analysis, storage, tuning of electronic instruments, and MIDI file generation and tuning conversion. All this is integrated into a single application with a wide variety of mathematical routines and scale creation methods. Tutorial: Beginning Max part 1. Din is noise.