Synbotik – A library of DK Synergy sounds for Ableton Live, Kontakt and Logic

April 16, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Synbotik_Screenshots

Puremagnetik has released Synbotik – A library of DK Synergy sounds for Ableton Live, Kontakt and Logic.

Synbotik brings the famous old-school, early digital flavor of the DK Synergy into this decade. With only an estimated 100 units still functioning in the world, this is a rare piece of synthesizer history that has now been reprogrammed for Ableton Live, Kontakt and Logic. It even includes the legendary program cartridges inspired by Wendy Carlos.

Synbotik Features

• Raw “cartridge” programs based on the original Synergy sounds.
• Expertly crafted Ableton Live Racks with easy edit Macros.
• A selection of Ableton “Push Ready” Racked presets for sound design inspiration.
• A custom Kontakt KSP GUI that puts the original instrument’s functionality at your fingertips.
• Raw “cartridge” waveforms and “multi” programs for Apple Logic’s EXS sampler.

System Requirements

• Requires Ableton Live 9.1 and higher, Logic 10 and higher, or Kontakt 5 and higher
• 700 Megabytes (MB) of free hard disk space

Synbotik is available for USD $15 athttp://tmblr.co/ZChkUy1Cet1Yy

For more information, visit http://www.puremagnetik.com

Sirius cosmic cosmetic²s

April 21, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

all audio tracks appears to the Quasimidi Sirius
drums, bass, synth, vocoder
cosmetic²s by
Akai MFC 42 Analog Filter Module
Buchla 281e,292e,225e Low Pass Gate
Doepfer Ribbon Controller R2M
fx: Lexicon PCM 80 & 90
Makie Mixer
Logic amt sequencer

Logic / iOS Tutorial: Your iPad as a 2nd Monitor + How to Create a Touchscreen Arpeggiator

April 3, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

More info: http://bit.ly/10vIReH

In the second part of this two-part video tutorial, Dubspot instructor and course designer Matt Shadetek shows how to control an arpeggiator in Logic’s Environment using the iPad as a second monitor.

In this video we’ll continue using the iPad as a touchscreen controller and look at how to apply this. If you missed part one of this tutorial please check it out first, it explains how to set up the Air Display app which will allow wireless connection of your iPad to your Mac or PC.

In this example we’re going to use Logic’s Environment to set up an arpeggiator with large buttons that toggle between different resolutions or arpeggiator rates. We’ll learn how to map MIDI control change data to the arpeggiator in the Environment and how to create large visual controls to send that data. We’ll take a look at using the button object in the Environment to send MIDI control change data, a technique which could be applied to many different workflows. The goal of the video, beyond the specific application, is to get you thinking creatively about ways to manipulate MIDI data in Logic’s Environment to create unique musical tools and customize your own setup. – Matt Shadetek

Opening NLog AudioUnit in Apple’s Logic

December 28, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Little video showing how to open NLog AudioUnit in Apple’s Logic.

triqtraq – beat making in 10 minutes

December 2, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Details below:

running “triqtraq” on iPad mini.
It’s so nice groove maker!!

Audio Interface : Presonus FireStudio Tube
DAW : Apple Logic
Effect Processor : Lexicon MX300
Camera : Sony DSC-HX30V
Music producers and DJ’s will find dozens of possibilities inside triqtraq to compose and tweak beats on the fly.
Jam out some grooves, tweak them with the advanced effect automation and the unique loop range feature, and chain patterns to build up entire tracks.

Are you just starting out making music? Don’t worry, triqtraq is straightforward enough to get you good sounding results quickly…

Grab your iPhone and start to improvise; live, in your studio or on your couch.
Pick sounds from the included sample library, or import your own samples to get that unique sound.

triqtraq strikes the right balance between musical possibilities and limitations and lets you focus on the most important part of making music… having FUN!

KEY FEATURES:
✔ create musical patterns fast and intuitively
✔ record beats live or by using the step editor
✔ automate all effects in real-time
✔ record/automate multiple tracks simultaneously
✔ specify the length of a sequence per track
✔ unlink automation envelopes from main tracks
✔ change sounds while jamming
✔ store up to 16 patterns
✔ chain up to 16 patterns with the queue feature
✔ switch seamlessly between patterns
✔ use the loop range to create poly-rhythms
✔ use sounds from the 350+ factory sample library
✔ import your own sounds via iTunes file sharing

Solid State Logic Releases New Features for Nucleus

December 23, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Solid State Logic in Oxford, UK, releases new features for its Nucleus control surface. Nucleus users can now download dedicated DAW control profiles for Ableton Live and Propellerhead Reason, in addition to existing profiles for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase/Nuendo, and any other DAW applications that support MCU or HUI.

SSL states that OS X Lion is now fully supported for Nucleus, with a revised Java-based Console Browser. The Nucleus soundcard now also supports 64-bit for Mac users.

Sam Counihan, International Sales Manager at Ableton AG, says, “This new template tightly connects the feature sets of both the Nucleus and Ableton Live. Live’s unique and dynamic workflow is brought to life through the Nucleus’ tactile worksurface, and is complimented by the console’s high-end audio interface featuring the same SuperAnalogue technology as found in the company’s flagship Duality and AWS consoles. In other words, bring a laptop with Ableton Live to any studio with an SSL rig and you’re good to go.”

This download contains the latest upgrades for the Nucleus console: Nucleus console software Version 1.5; Nucleus browser V. 1.06; Mac Soundcard driver V. 2.00.05; IpMIDI (latest versions for both Mac and PC).

Additional documentation is available via the Documentation tab on the Nucleus product page.

Registered Nucleus users with a serial number can download the upgrade bundle by clicking on the download link on the Downloads tab of the Nucleus product page.

Yamaha DX7 – DeeEx collection of 80′s FM synthesis programs for Live, Kontakt, Renoise & Logic

November 29, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Puremagnetik has released DeeEx, which they describe as a collection of 80′s FM synthesis programs based on the Yamaha DX7. It includes almost 500MB of professional multisampled instruments and is now available for Ableton Live 8, Kontakt 4, Renoise and Logic. Here’s all the details directly from Puremagnetik:

For Ableton Live

Each DeeEx Live Rack employs Sampler’s unique Frequency Modulation capabilities for extreme tweaking, beyond what the original was ever capable of. All DeeEx instruments were built and programmed within Live for a seamless production experience. With expertly crafted macro controls, powerful effects racks and high quality samples, DeeEx for Ableton Live brings one of the most legendary synthesizers in history right to your desktop.

For Kontakt, Renoise and Logic

DeeEx for Kontakt has been customized to offer a huge range of tweakable parameters. Within DeeEx’s KSP-based user interface, music and sound producers can immediately take control of numerous effects and sound shaping options. The Renoise and Logic versions of DeeEx have been built from the ground-up for a seamless user experience. XRNI and Logic Channel Strips integrate directly into their hosts for quick access and easy playability.

DeeEx Features

  • Over 20 professionally multi-sampled instruments
  • Over 600 high quality samples
  • Advanced Ableton Live Racks with Macro Controls
  • “Renoise Ready” XRNI files for instant playability
  • Kontakt KSP easy edit GUI

Requires Ableton Live 8.2.1, Kontakt 3.5 or Logic 8
250 MB of physical RAM
600 Megabytes (MB) of free hard disk space

More information:

Modulating Apple Logic with MidiShaper

October 9, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

An introduction on how to use MidiShaper to modulate Apple Logic. See also http://www.cableguys.de/midi-shaper.html

MidiShaper brings Curve’s flexible yet powerful LFOs and envelopes to all your favorite synthesizers and effects.

Four LFOs and four envelope generators work together in a sophisticated modulations matrix that can be set up to output modulated pitch, modwheel, channel aftertouch or any MIDI control messages.

MidiShaper’s LFOs can run infinitely or be retriggered, synced to your host sequencer from a buzzy 1/128 to an expansive 32 bars, set to the played note, or run from 0.02 Hz up to the audible range and brain frequency. Like Curve, MidiShaper features completely editable waveforms for its LFOs.

If your plugin or host sequencer allows for MIDI control, you have a great tool at hand to create vivid, inspiring sounds and bring the flexibility of Curve to your favorite software plugins, hardware synthesizers, MIDI VJ tools, lighting consoles and 1980′s MIDI keyboards.

Understanding Logic Pro Automapping with Novation controllers

May 24, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

In this video tutorial, Novation product specialist Brandon Carroll stops by Dubspot to explain and demonstrate creative production possibilities with Novation 25 SL MkII MIDI Keyboard Controller and Logic Pro. Brandon starts by showing you how to setup the 25 SL, which comes with Automap Pro, and gives you complete control over your production software. He further shows you how to enable touch-sensitive knobs and faders and utilize the X and Y modulation and drum pads, sort through patches, access plug-in instruments and effects and create a track with chord progression and groove.

How to create your Logic Pro 8 Template

April 17, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Logic is like a puppy. It can grow into a nasty beast, bite your neighbors and dig up your daisies. Nip it in the bud!

Train it early to obey your commands and it will be a loyal servant to you.

Long time logic user with a bad dog on your hands?
Your old dog can learn new tricks, just be patient.

A template is a reusable Logic song file that you can use as a starting point for your new songs or recordings.

Learn how to:

-Customize Logic Pro 8 for your recording hardware and purpose

-Use groups to reign in your many inputs

-Use busses to set up routing once and for all

-Create your own screensets and quit mousing around

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