Take for iPad, Demo and Tutorial, 100% free quick capture multitrack recorder

July 15, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Take is an app from the makers of Thor and Figure, Its a quick way to capture your song ideas anytime you may have one

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Propellerhead: ‘Take’ Creative Vocal Recorder for iPhone

July 11, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

For more about Take:
http://www.propellerheads.se/take

Sing, rap, hum, strum. Take lets you capture your musical ideas – anytime, anywhere. Take combines the drop-dead simplicity of your voice memos with features custom-tailored to vocalists’ needs. Record harmonies along with your voice, blend in effects to sweeten the sound and sing along to inspiring beats and rhythms.

  • Sing, hum, rap, strum. Take captures your musical ideas—anytime, anywhere. With a single tap you’ll be recording, beatboxing, overdubbing, riffing, writing, trying out song ideas that you’ll want to share with the world.
  • Feel the groove. Stay on the beat. Keep in time. Inspiring built-in clicks, loops and beats to kick start your creativity.
  • Add new parts, double them up, create harmonies, sketch out the song
  • Three tracks to build on your tune and flesh out your ideas
  • Surprise yourself with how good you sound.
  • Processing and effects that make your iPhone’s mic shine.
  • Share on Facebook, Twitter, email.


Designed by Propellerhead Software—makers of Figure, Apple App of the Year 2012—Take is a creative recorder for musicians. It’s got the same drop-dead simplicity you’ve come to expect with your voice memos, with features custom-tailored to vocalists’ needs—like the ability to record harmonies along with your voice, blend in effects to sweeten the sound and sing along to an array of beats and rhythms. Take will soon become your go-to sketchpad for musical ideas.

Note: Take is optimized for the built-in microphone on your iOS device. Wear headphones to hear your backing tracks. Best results come from using headphones (the ones without an integrated microphone) and recording into your iPhone/iPod/iPad mic directly.

VVOC- – free plug-in for vocal sounds with a vintage electronic touch

June 8, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

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WOK has released VVOC-1, a new free synth plug-in that generates vocal sounds with a vintage electronic touch, from single formants to synthetic choir sounds.

The integrated triple-chorus and the X/Y pad for adjusting the formants, a pitch glide function and a hidden secret unveil more power than the easy GUI might imply.

Price: Free. As with all of WOK’s plugins there is no adware or spyware included.

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Realivox Blue – solo female vocalist sampled into Kontakt

June 1, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

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Realitone has released Realivox Blue. Realivox Blue is a solo female vocalist sampled into Kontakt, and features a word/phrase builder which allows the user to type in their own words. Over 12,000 samples are used to make the wordbuilder work.

True sampled legato is employed, for smooth transitions in legato phrases. Legato can be either monophonic or polyphonic.

Also featured is the ability to double or triple the voices, useful for either creating an ensemble, or to simply thicken a lead voice. Combined with the polyphonic legato feature, Realivox Blue can emulate small choirs in a single instance.

Optionally available in Kontakt Player format.

Price: $149. Introductory price is $99.95 for users who own the full version of Kontakt, or $114.95 for users preferring the Kontakt Player version.

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Look Inside the Roland AIRA VT-3 Vocal Transformer

May 22, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

A quick look inside the Roland Aira VT-3 . nothing much to see really but I end the video by trying out a few instruments through it and using it as an effects unit for the TR-8 and TB-3 and AX-Synth

Synthesize singing voice with Voxen

May 20, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

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Voxen is a voice synthesizer. It lets you synthesize singing voices. Any voice, not just the few voices that someone else designed into it.
Plus voices that no vocalist can sing. No pitch shifting. No time warping. Just good ol’ pure synthesis.

Voxen is based on the voice synthesis technology used by speech scientists and psychoacousticians around the globe. Even though it can be great fun to play with, it is not a toy. Voxen is intended for musicians, DJs and producers who are looking for new and different sources of sounds.

It’s time to set your aural imagination free…

FEATURES

  • Eight note polyphony
  • Keyboard range of more than ten octaves
  • Three X-Y touchpads
  • Twenty-eight vertical linear knobs
  • Choice of dark or light background colour
  • Eight choices of foreground colour
  • Save and load user-defined patches


SUPPORT

If you have any questions or problems, our community forum is the best place to find support:http://community.modphon.com

This is version 1.0, so please do not expect perfection. It would be nice to believe that all bugs have been found and eliminated, but years of experience says that there are still a few left to be found. If you do find a problem, please tell us so we can fix it!

There is additional functionality already in the pipeline for version 1.1 and beyond. Top of the list are MIDI and Audiobus support. We have great plans for Voxen. Visit our community forum to help shape the future of Voxen.


PS

Voxen is *not* a text-to-speech system. You cannot provide it with lyrics and expect it to sing them. Voxen is a synthesizer that acoustically simulates a glottis and vocal tract, allowing you to manually control the sound. It synthesizes sounds, not words.

Because a human voice is more complex than nearly any other musical instrument, a synthesizer of human voices is also very complex. To control one can require the real-time manipulation and coordination of dozens of separate parameters.

If you are looking for something that creates a musical performance from a piece of sheet music and some lyrics on a scrap of paper, hire a good vocalist. On the other hand, if you are looking some new and different sounds, use Voxen.

Voxen is 50% off at launch. The initial price is $7.99.

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VST Speek – free robot vocal synthesis VST plug-in

February 28, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

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VST Speek is a free vocal synthesis VST plug-in for recreating the old skool robotic text to speech. You simply choose a preset, type any text and get the speech.

VST Speek - http://www.vstplanet.com/News/2014/Wa…
Developer: Wavosaur
Official audio demo!

- you can trigger the speech with MIDI keyboard (velocity sensitive)

- you can use MIDI pitchbend

- you can change original pitch or mouth/throat parameters while it’s speaking

This is not a vocal synth like “Vocaloïd”, it’s intended to do crunchy robotic lofi techno voices! It’s not intended for good quality speech synthesis too, better speech synthesis softwares exist now.

- 64 bit version

- MAC version

- ability to assign different text to MIDI notes

- ability to read longer text (and / or read from text file)

- assign pitchbend or midi CC to voice parameters.

- Android version ?

- more parameters

Vocals With Lokka 3 – sample library featuring 700MB of vocal samples by Lokka

December 17, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

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Function Loops has launched Vocals With Lokka 3, a new sample library featuring 700MB of vocal samples by Lokka.

“Vocals With Lokka 3″ will provide you all the professional tools for vocal music production, covering most of the EDM genres. The whole content is 100% royalty-free.

Inside you will find vocal loops and snippets (dry and wet versions), full vocal acappellas (dry and wet versions), musical loops (dry and wet versions) plus MIDI files and also full musical mixdowns for quick edit and remix. Also a bonus folder has been included with five drum loops from the demos.

In addition, you will also find a Raw Extra Dry folder for each Kit, where some of the raw and not edited vocals are located, as well as backing vocals and more. All of these options will give you the maximum flexibility while working on your productions. That’s why this sample pack is suitable both for beginners and professionals.So get ready for the winter studio sessions with ‘Vocals With Lokka 3′!

The sample pack is available to purchase for $29.90 USD.

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A Voice for the Voiceless

September 30, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

In this video one uses a TC-Helicon VoiceWorks, VirSyn HarmonyVoice app, Ableton Live and abunch of Moog and other synth gear to create an interesting vocal performance environment. Analog Control Voltage step sequencing created by Ableton Live and a Moog Multi-Pedal ad an interesting rhythmic dimension.

Learn more at www.experimentalsynth.com

Pink Floyd “The Great Gig in the Sky ” performed by Vocaloid

August 29, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Background video description:

ボーカロイドにピンクフロイド「虚空のスキャット」を歌わせてみた。
made Vocaloid sing “The Great Gig in the Sky ”
http://info.shimamura.co.jp/digital/r…

Digiland(デジランド)
島村楽器株式会社のデジタルガジェット情報配信サイト
http://info.shimamura.co.jp/digital/

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