After the Monotron’s success, which now boasts two additional models, the Duo and the Delay, Korg decided to continue the new analogic journey churning out a new model, born from the fusion of a Monotron with a Drum Machine module: here comes the Analogue Ribbon Station. Box Inside the box, in addition to the Monotribe [...]
The AKAI MPK Mini controller is born out of combining two previously released AKAI products, the LPK25 and the LPD8. It features 25 mini keys, 8 pads, 8 knobs, arpeggiator and some other functions, all within a little more than 13 inch instrument, perfectly suitable for a laptop (hence the slogan “Laptop Production Keyboard”) or [...]
Custom Eurorack Modular Synth (Doepfer, Tiptop Audio, MFB) Clavia Nord Electro 3 M-Audio Axiom Pro 49 Novation Xio 49 Squire Bass Toy Glockenspiel Drums
Audio Unit (AU) is the plug-in format both effects and istruments for OSX. In audio (and audio/video), it’ s the format used by lots of programs such as GarageBand, Logic, SoundTrack Pro, Final Cut, Ableton Live, AULab and many others. With the advent of Mac intel, it’ s been necessary introduce the Universal Binary (UB) [...]
Oscillosine is an instrument created in Hollow Sun laboratories, essentially is a small library for the Kontakt 4, the sampler from Native Instruments, but in practice we see it as a virtual instrument with its own live, independent from the “simple” sample library. The samples used for Oscillosine come from an old test tube oscillator [...]
Mac OSX 10.6.4 installed on eeePC 1008HA with 1GB RAM running Logic Pro 9 without problems. Audio and WiFi perfectly working. Boot Time less than 1min. Stable for live performances. Novation Xio used as controller and audio interface.
Korg Monotron Quick Test
Korg is back to the production of analog synthesizers with Monotron. From the late ’80s, in fact, Korg is dedicated to the production of digital hardware, leaving the market of analog synthesizers to other companies, except for virtual analogs and softwares. This small analog synth, controllable via the ribbon, represents a return to traditional analog synthesis for the Japanese multinational.
Last time we collected a series of free almost indispensable utility for all Mac users in this second part we want to show other applications, perhaps with fewer pretensions, but that can save us precious time without resorting to larger software for simple operations.
In the previous article we presented 10 free plugins, effects and virtual instruments, that can easily compete or even replace competing commercial products. We are adding 10 others plugins, including even the fully functional demonstration versions.
All mostly available in AU and VST.