One of the most impressive features in Sugar Bytes Turnado is the Dictator, a kind of "super knob" for all of the effects in Turnado with key-frames similar to those used in video animation. This provides the ability to make dramatic changes to your active effects, with a simple interface for managing and controlling them all at once.
After two Traktor DJ posts yesterday you may be getting tired of hearing about it, but it is a legitimately impressive piece of software.
You might also be interested in these other segments and presenters from the April event:
- Michael Mitchel - DJ Tech Tool's MIDI Fighter (28:36)
- Mad Zach - Performs on the MIDI Fighter (12:03)
- Ray McClure - Web Audio API (27:46)
- Jordan Gray (Starpause) - Chiptune/8-bit Audio (10:24)
Here is the segment on Traktor DJ.
Bob GmbH3000 posted this video which reminded me that Synthesia for iPad is out! It hasn't be in the news in a while, but it is worth mentioning again as it is the best piano tutoring app I've seen. There is something very hypnotic about watching the piano roll here.
IK Multimedia expanded their Audiobus support to now include their Piano apps: iGrand Piano and iLectric. 76 Synthesizer was also updated with Audiobus and can now be controlled via MIDI while in the background.
Kymatica developer Jonatan Liljedahl has released a tone/drone generator simply titled, The Oscillator!
The Oscillator iTunes Description:
Simple and elegant tone generator with two Oscillators and one Noise generator, each with individual lowpass filters.
Use it for testing purposes or to make old-school electronic drone music.
All three modules have amplitude control and lowpass filter. The oscillators can produce one of four waveforms: sine, triangle, sawtooth and square.
Supports Audiobus: Stream the audio output in real time into other audiobus compatible apps!