Retronyms latest iMPC Pro log video unveils the blurred out functionality from previous updates. Turbo Duck is Retronym’s take on sidechain compression and this straightforward paramater allows you to duck your audio under a kick drum to create the infamous pumping effect that’s so popular in electronic music nowadays.
The latest iMPC Pro development update is all about the Program Mode. The upcoming app allows a per-pad adjustment of amplitude and filter envelopes as well as applying different effects on each pad. This video shows the thought that went into the promising sound shaping options for iMPC Pro.
This week’s iMPC Pro video update is about the precision knob. As the name indicates you can tune into precision mode for finetuning parameters to exact values. Just like the sequencer, the precision knob also response to different gestures. Furthermore Retronyms announces a Reddit AMA scheduled for tomorrow, keep a close look on Retronyms’ Twitter to find out when it’s starting.
The dot Melody’s manual could be captured into a single image during the app’s development. But it’s always handy to have a video guide to Olympia Noise Co’s latest app. Check out the official video tutorial playlist and learn the ins and outs of this node-based music maker.
While Elektron is pumping out Analog Rytms to keep up with the heavy demand, Cuckoo is doing some excellent marketing for this new drum machine. In his latest videos Cuckoo is mastering the new Elektron device and uses it for songwriting, jamming out and sound designing a drum kit from a single sample, showing off the versatility of the machine in the process. Be sure to check out Cuckoo’s Patreon page if you haven’t done so yet.
Discchord’s latest Patreon video is all about Z3TA+, a popular VST waveshaping synth that was ported to the iPad fairly recently. While Z3TA’s options might be overwhelming if you’re not a synth-head, Tim does a great job in taking you through the process of creating a patch from scratch and then getting crazy with it. Check out his latest Let’s Play video to learn about this flexible synth app. Tim Webb’s Patreon Page Get Z3TA+ from the App Store
The latest weekly update video on iMPC Pro covers the all new timeline editor. Korg Gadget showed how important it is to house a responsive and intuitive sequencer in your music apps and it seems like Retronyms is giving this part much thought as well. You can edit your pad recordings or create new sequences on the timeline editor. Use specific gestures for extending the note length, selecting notes or to cut and paste your selected notes into another part/track.
Teenage Engineering Drum Machine Teenage Engineering joins the portable groovebox trend with a new drum machine that’s supposed to be released this summer, such is reported by CDM. This new device (the PO-12?) is inspired by Nintendo’s handheld Game & Watch games, sports 2 knobs for parameter locking, an LCD screen and is said to be released late Summer for a mere $50. Right now the only images are of a board prototype CEO Jesper Kouthoofd brought over to Moogfest to showcase. We hope to see it take further shape and hear some audio very soon. Read the full article […]
The Tombola sequencer doesn’t really need much of a tutorial, but for those not yet familiar this new OP School video really shows how much fun you can have with creating random patterns. Use the coloured rotary encoders to change the Tombola rotation, gravity and more. It’s an interesting way to spice up a static composition.