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Intermezzo - Mascagni on MinorThirds

Reader Vinícius Mello posted this Operatic performance of the Intermezzo from Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana, using his MinorThirds app to control Nave and Animoog!

Video Description:

It's fun to play two or more synths at the same time! This time I'm playing a string patch (Cold Night) with Waldorf Nave and a brass patch (SonfNBrassy) with Animoog. I post processed the result with PositiveGrid's Final Touch to achieve a fuller sound.

Buy MinorThirds on iTunes: $0.99

Buy Waldorf Nave on iTunes: $19.99


Buy Animoog on iTunes: $29.99

jakoB haQ - Robot In the Arcade

Jakob Haq posted this fantasticly fun jam using the PO-28 and PO-20 Pocket Operators.

Video Description:

A live performance track I made using a Pocket Operator Robot (PO-28) and a Pocket Operator Arcade (PO-20). I love all of the Teenage Engineering PO's, but the Robot and the Arcade have a very special place in my heart. At least, so far...

Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators

PWM-1 by Itoh Tomoaki

ToyTone developer Itoh Tomoaki has released a new 8-voice poly synth with Inter-App Audio and MIDI! The iTunes description is kind of rough, so I think he just threw it into Google Translate and hoped for the best. On Itoh's amusingly titled Techno Cat blog he's warning against using a sequencer app with this version, because of some problems he had in Swift. I think that's why he's saying it only supports Note On and Note Off in the iTunes description.

PWM-1 iTunes Description:

PWM-1 is 8 polyphonic synthesizer.

This app is for playing the noisy pad sound. MIDI is supported only "Note On", "Note Off" and "All Note Off".

Other than LFO and Noise generator, PWM-1 has 8 set.

  • PWM1
  • PWM2 with Detune
  • Noise generator
  • Low Pass Filter
  • EG x 2
  • LFO x 2

And more...

  • Support Inter-App Audio (Generator only)
  • Timbre that can be stored is 24

To receive MIDI on PWM-1, Camera Connection Kit and MIDI device (ex. USB MIDI Interface) is required.

Buy PWM-1 on iTunes: $1.99

Volca Vibes - myVolts Power Splitter

Nick Batt and Gaz Williams return in part 2 of their Korg Volca series. This time they're looking at a myVolts 5-way power splitter for powering the whole family of Volcas. For more Nick and Gaz goodness, yesterday the guys chatted with Moog Mobile Developer Geert Bevin in this week's Sonic Talk podcast.

Video Description:

In the second of our series dedicated to the Korg Volca ecosystem, we take a look at the myVolts solution for powering your Volcas (http://goo.gl/8xu7GV) and also plead for a viable, portable mixing solution. Also check the myVolts RipCord Kickstarter Campaign https://goo.gl/BJ5Ief

Tutorial: Creating Beats with DM2 & Volca Sample

Reader Brian Kupferschmid did a tutorial on creating beats in DM2 and then exporting them to a Volca Sample!

Video Description:

Finally! After several failed attempts, due to video editor issues, I now present to you a tutorial on creating beats in DM2 and loading them into your Korg Volca Sample.

If you'd like to learn more about DM2, check out this video from Jakob Haq: https://youtu.be/chTx-66al88

Thanks for watching and stay tuned for a Volca Jam, featuring a drum kit made entirely on DM2.

Buy DM2 on iTunes: $4.99 (On Sale, Intro Price)