Monthly Archives: April 2012

MauSynth – beta version free synthesizer released for Windows

Pekka Kauppila has released the beta version of MauSynth, a free VST synthesizer. The plug-in is a basic subtractive synthesizer. We have not tried this synth, but the reactions of (the always critical) users on KVR Audio are positive. Continue reading

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Keyboard exercises by Jordan Rudess

The weekend is coming up, so time to stretch the fingers on the keyboard! The American keyboardist Jordan Rudess shows an exercise to move the fingers independently. Continue reading

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Tone2 Saurus released – improvisation by Mark Mosher

Last week Tone2 has launched Saurus, a virtual analog synthesizer with a nice and clear interface. This VST plug-in may be an ideal synthesizer for beginners. Continue reading

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Review: Plugin Alliance The Big 4 Bundle – Brainworx bx_XL, Elysia Alpha, SPL Passeq & Vertigo VSC-2

Music is a hobby of mine, I mainly create electronic music. When I was asked to review The Big 4 Bundle by Plugin Alliance, my first thought was: “These effects are quite pricey, are they so good?” Yes, these are all excellent effects. And they all have something special to offer. Continue reading

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Propellerhead releases Figure for iOS

Propellerhead Software has released Figure for iOS. This simple app runs on the iPhone and iPad and costs € 0.79/$1. It looks and sounds nice, but very limited. Continue reading

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DSI Mopho VSTi Editor released for Windows

The DSI Mopho is a great sounding analog synthesizer, but the limited number of buttons on the casing makes it somewhat cumbersome to program. Matti Kotala of MKDR has developed a solution himself with the DSI Mopho VSTi Editor for Windows. Continue reading

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