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Emo Chorus by VirSyn

VirSyn has released what it claims to be an "astonishingly realistic" chorus effect app, on sale for just $2!

Emo Chorus iTunes Description:

Realistic Choir simulator ranging from simple Chorus emulation to full ensemble Choir with 128 members.

Emo Chorus is a modulation effect used used to create a richer, thicker sound and add subtle movement. The effect roughly simulates the slight variations in pitch and timing that occur when multiple performers sing or play the same part.In contrast to most traditional chorus effect units Emo Chorus allows for astonishingly realistic big choirs with up to 128 voices!

Use live input from any source - Microphone, Guitar, Audiobus and Inter App Audio - or take a song from your iTunes library for processing.

Features:

  • 128 voices chorus engine
  • 20 factory chorus and flanger presets
  • Unlimited user presets.
  • Delay time up to 180ms.
  • MIDI controllable parameter.
  • Audiobus 2 compatible with state saving
  • IAA compatible ( Auria, Cubasis, Garageband ).
  • Integrated iTunes player.

Buy Emo Chorus on iTunes: $1.99 (On Sale, Intro Price)


Logic Pro X & Logic Remote Updated with Alchemy

Apple has finally unveiled their implementation of Alchemy, after gobbling up Camel Audio earlier this year. For users of Logic on OSX, this is great news. For fans of the Alchemy Mobile iPad app, this is shit. Sadly the only way you'll be interacting with Alchemy on iOS is through the Logic Remote control app for Logic on a desktop.

What's new in Logic for Mac v10.2:

  • Introducing Alchemy - the ultimate sample manipulation synthesizer:

    • Next generation synthesizer plug-in with multiple sound generators including; additive, spectral, formant, granular, sampler, and virtual analog
    • Over 3,000 presets for all types of electronic music including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, and sound for picture
    • Integrated keyword preset browser for finding the right sounds quickly
    • Performance controls like the Transform Pad make it easy to explore and reshape sounds
    • Combine up to four synth modules to create complex multi-layered sounds
    • Virtual analog oscillators produce authentic recreations of iconic synth sounds
    • Wide selection of modeled analog and special effect filters for producing sounds with vintage character and tonal complexity
    • Create animated, dynamic instruments using over 100 modulation sources that include flexible LFOs, AHDSR and MSEG envelopes, and step sequencers
    • Manipulate and combine samples in new ways using a collection of morphing and resynthesis tools
    • Import EXS24 instruments or create your own using a robust set of sampler features
    • Apply independent arpeggiators to each of the 4 sound sources to transform simple chords into elaborate performances
    • Integrated effects rack with reverb, modulation, delay, compression, and a range of distortion effects
  • New tabbed Transform Pad and X/Y Pad Smart Controls for Alchemy instruments
  • Share directly to Apple Music Connect*
  • Adds support for Force Touch trackpad
  • Create custom track icons with your own image files
  • 1,000 new Apple Loops from a variety of popular instruments and genres including EDM, Hip Hop, Indie, Disco, Funk, and Blues
  • Expanded MIDI clock options improve sync compatibility with external MIDI devices
  • Multiple additional enhancement and stability improvements

Buy Logic Remote on iTunes: Free

Buy Logic Pro X on Mac App Store: $199.99

Buy Mainstage 3 on Mac App Store: $29.99


Stub points out in the comments here that it has also been added to Mainstage. At $30 this is a fairly good deal, considering Alchemy used to cost $600 alone.

Here's a video from imamusicmogul looking at the new Alchemy in Logic. He notes that it is a 14GB download for all of the sound libraries, but it does fully support any old presets you may have from the original plugin.

MiMiX Performance Demo with Audiobus Remote

Doug Woods did a demo of MiMiX, using Audiobus Remote on a second iPad to control apps in the background.

Buy MiMiX - Mixer for Audiobus on iTunes: $3.99

Buy Audiobus Remote on iTunes: $4.99

Rheyne Jam #126

Rheyne posted a nice looking new overhead jam. So many pretty lights!

Video Description:

Live looping with Ableton Live. Recorded in one take with no pre-recorded loops or samples.

Equipment (clockwise):

  • Native Instruments KK25 triggering "Damage" library
  • Roland TR-8
  • DJ Techtools MIDI Fighter 3D
  • Roland System-1
  • Novation Launchpad-S
  • DJ Techtools MIDI Fighter Twister controlling Ploytec PL2
  • KMI QuNexus controlling Ploytec PL2
  • iPad 2 running Lemur
  • Ploytec PL2 synthesizer (under the desk)

Lighting:

  • 5x Chauvet Slim Par 56 LED
  • Enttec DMXIS

Software:

  • Ableton Live
  • Max for Live
  • Native Instruments "Damage"
  • Native Instruments "Massive" controlled by Lemur

Buy Lemur on iTunes: $24.99

Buy Lemur on Google Play: $24.99

2sher - #PHATLIVE 006

2sher is back with another nice Djay set, starting off with a remix of classic Confussion from the Blade soundtrack.

Buy djay 2 on iTunes: $9.99

Buy djay 2 for iPhone on iTunes: $2.99