IK Multimedia have entered the synth market with their first analogue mono synth. We take a look. Highlights include: Analog Oscillators, Filter, VCA 16 note sequencer with 20 parameter automation lanes Delay
The Jamstik 7 is the ultimate, go-anywhere guitar instruction tool bundled with apps and software that take the guesswork out of learning to play. See your fingers on screen in real-time in an easy to use system that will have you playing your first guitar chords in minutes.
It works wirelessly with your devices and our apps to finally teach you how to play guitar.
It's also a full-fledged MIDI controller, capable of sounding like any instrument when connected to a variety of DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) or music apps.
The Jamstik 7 is available for preorder at jamstik.com and is expected to ship in October 2018!
Developer Chris Randall hooked up a bunch of gear, including a Game Boy, to his iPad for this ambient jam!
Some Sunday afternoon vibes. The Rhodes is running through the Montreal Assembly Count To Five pedal, where I grab that initial chord that provides the bed of the song. From there, to an Eventide H9 Max for some reverse delay action, and then in to the iPad.
The Gameboy (running the nanoloop mono cartridge) goes in to the Field Kit, and the Field Kit's aux output is running to a Radio Shack Reverb, and back in to the Field Kit. From there, in to the iPad.
The synth sound is coming from an original MeeBlip, which is driven via MIDI from Bram Bos' Particle MIDI plugin (part of his Rosetta suite of MIDI plugs) running on AUM, which provides the mixing duties and also hosts Audio Damage Eos 2, Rough Rider 2, Dubstation 2, and Discord 4 plugins.
Roland has released a new keytar called the AX-Edge. This $1,000 keytar arrives with AX-Edge Editor for iOS!
Historically no one has been able to make a keytar look cool, and I'm not sure if Roland will succeed in changing that with this. It looks Retro Futuristic; like something designed in 1985 for 2015, released in 2018 at the tail end of 80's nostalgia.
AX-Edge Editor iTunes Description:
Customize the AX-Edge to your taste
AX-Edge Editor is a free app that lets you take full advantage of your AX-Edge by customizing it to your taste.
AX-Edge Editor provides editing functionality that lets you create original sounds and librarian functionality that lets you organize lists of sounds as needed for different performance situations. It also provides numerous other useful functions, such as system effect editing that lets you customize the output sound appropriately for each live performance venue, and the ability to download additional sound lists and sound data from Axial in a single operation. The AX-Edge features a distinctive external appearance, and now you can also customize its sound to give it even more of your own personality.
- Program editing and tone editing let you create your own original sounds (programs and tones).
- System effect editing lets you adjust effects such as EQ and reverb as appropriate for your live performance venue.
- Librarian lets you create, save, and recall program lists and tone lists as needed for different performance situations.
- You can download additional sound lists and sound data in a single operation from Axial (*) and load them into your AX-Edge.
- The app connects to your AX-Edge wirelessly via Bluetooth.
* Axial is a sound library site that lets you download additional sounds for Roland synthesizers.
There are a lot of demos for the Axe-Edge on YouTube, but Sergio Selim has the most holes in his pants. If anyone can make this thing cool, it is this guy!