Sunday, October 6, 2013

Sonic Wind guitar

The Sonic Wind guitar is quite different from the traditional guitar. The creator calls it an open-chamber guitar.

Standuino Pi, frauAngelico and microGranny

Here's some Arduino powered synth magic for you. frauAngelico is a drum synth / sequencer, Standuino Pi is a drone synth and the microGranny a cool little granular sampler. Mix them up and you've got this:

Carboard synthesizer miniatures

Bumped into this set of very cool artwork by Dan McPharlin. He has creates little synthesizer miniatures from cardboard. I can almost hear them bleep and bloop.

Friday, October 4, 2013

ROLI Seaboard Grand

The Seaboard is a very cool new instrument from ROLI. It is a soft version of the classical piano keyboard, with polyphonic pitch bend and vibrato added in to mix things up. Yes, you heard it right, you can pitch bend multiple keys in different directions at the same time!

1972 EKO ComputeRhythm drum machine

This punch-card operated drum synth / sequencer is too cool to be true. Be sure not to miss the part where he programs in a new sequence!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Deep Step 606 and other Free VST instruments from SonicXTC

SonicXTC have released a new free VST, the Deep Step 606. You can download it at their freebies site here.

Check out also their free loop manipulator VST, Beat Twist, and their other nice freebies.