Media Technology News

Monocasual Laboratories updates Giada Loop Machine for Windows, Linux and OS X v0.9.6

Audio Freeware - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 06:49
Monocasual has announced that Giada Loop Machine 0.9.6, codename Flammarion engraving, has been released for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. This new version provides: Keyboard binding for MIDI [Read More]

Secret Base Design releases Music IO: MIDI over USB - Free for a limited time (+ updates Music IO to 1.30 - adds Effects Loop support)

Audio Freeware - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 06:48
Secret Base Design has announced that a new MIDI-only version of Music IO for iOS is now available, and free for a limited time. If you've been on the fence about using USB MIDI to connect an [Read More]

Solcito Musica releases SuperSonico 5.0 - Virtual Analogue Synth with Harmonics Generator for Windows VST

Audio Freeware - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 06:34
Solcito Musica has released SuperSonico 5.0, a a virtual analogue synth VSTi for Windows with a harmonics generator. What's new: Preset Manager with ability to copy, paste and restore features. [Read More]

hollyhook releases midiHook - MIDI Controller driven by wearable motion and smartphone sensors for Android and Windows

Audio Freeware - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 06:29
hollyhook has released midiHook, a MIDI controller which generates MIDI out from various sensor measurements on Android wearables and smartphones. midHook consists of an Android app, and a [Read More]

How to Create a Palm Tree

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 04:45
Gage Abbott writes: Ok so for a long time now I have seen lots of tutorials on trees for the sappling addon but haven't seen many for palm trees. So I decided to make a video tutorial on this very thing,hopefully the audio is fixed also I redid the last tutorial so that there shouldn't [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Space out with Propellerhead

Reason Refills - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 03:52


Are you up for taking it down a notch? Zone out this weekend with droning pads, low tempo and relaxing sounds in our ambient challenge! Join the music making by dropping a song to Propellerhead and include #ambient in the song title. We will feature our favorite entries next week!

Need some inspiration to get started? Listen to this feed of atmospheric sounds, straight from the Propellerhead community.

Make music with Threv

Threv, an electronica producer from Miami, recently dropped his ambient piece Clear Air on Rylos to Propellerhead. It inspired many of us at PropellerHQ to add something to it. Maybe it’ll inspire you too? Take this track further by adding your own ideas!

 

 

Best of last week

Last week, M1KE213 was looking for someone to sing on his beat KCompany. Turns out we have plenty of talented singers on Propellerhead up for the task! Listen to some of our favorite vocal additions in this feed.

Categories: Audio Production

Space out with Propellerhead

Propellerheads News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 03:52


Are you up for taking it down a notch? Zone out this weekend with droning pads, low tempo and relaxing sounds in our ambient challenge! Join the music making by dropping a song to Propellerhead and include #ambient in the song title. We will feature our favorite entries next week!

Need some inspiration to get started? Listen to this feed of atmospheric sounds, straight from the Propellerhead community.

Make music with Threv

Threv, an electronica producer from Miami, recently dropped his ambient piece Clear Air on Rylos to Propellerhead. It inspired many of us at PropellerHQ to add something to it. Maybe it’ll inspire you too? Take this track further by adding your own ideas!

 

 

Best of last week

Last week, M1KE213 was looking for someone to sing on his beat KCompany. Turns out we have plenty of talented singers on Propellerhead up for the task! Listen to some of our favorite vocal additions in this feed.

Categories: Audio Production

Three Blend4Web Demos

Blender 3D News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 01:44
Kristian Stensønes has published three cool Blend4Web projects. Blend4Web Team writes: We would like to share some really interesting projects developed by Kristian Stensønes, a freelance 3d developer from Bergen, Norway. Interactive view of swimming Salmon, Cod and Trout, also demonstrating the use of descriptive annotation on each fish. Interactive vital view on moose, boar, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Music Video: Sharon Rose - Wild Heart

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 12:24
Jan Cilliers de Wet Animation created this music video with a lush environment. There's plenty I could say about this little movie but I'll do the lite version for now. "Wild Heart' is a song written by one of our local talents here in Wilderness South Africa - Sharon Rose. We recorded it pretty much [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Vavdo updates Mac OS X drivers for Vavdo Alpha devices

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 05:28
Vavdo has updated Mac OS X drivers for Vavdo Alphadevices. Release notes: Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite combatibility. Updated, more accurate serial parser. Bug fixes and stability issues solved. [Read More]

Traditional 2D Grease Pencil Animation

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 04:49
Dionne Theakstone writes: The Animation industry relies on a skilled an highly specialized workforce to undertake some of the massive 2D animation projects we see today. Through recent advances in animation software like blender it has become many times easier for a beginner to learn the fundamentals of 2D animation right from your own PC. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Full Bucket Music releases Free "Kern" Synthesizer for Windows

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 03:17
Full Bucket Music has released Kern, a free VST 2.4 polyphonic software synthesizer plug-in for Microsoft Windows (both 32 and 64-bit) designed to run with and to be fully controlled by modern [Read More]

Noteworthy Blender Mention

Blender 3D News - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 01:45
Reynante M. Martinez writes: Some noteworthy mentions on Blender by Jaideep Arun Khadilkar (DreamWorks FX Developer) in 3D Artist magazine​'s Issue 80. What are your thoughts? :)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Audiffex releases inTone 2 Solo - Free VST/AU FX and Instruments Host for Live Performance

Audio Freeware - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 01:30
Audiffex has released inTone 2 Solo. inTone 2 Solo is a live FX Processor and virtual instrument host. It is a light and free version of inTone 2 application. Its limit is track count. inTone [Read More]

Natural Killer Cells - a Biomedical Animation

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 07:00
Marcin Klapczynski presents new awesome biomedical video. This is my so far most advanced biomedical animation made in Blender. Some of the shots contain several particle systems, each containing over 100K particles. Blender handles such complexity beautifully!The animation shows Natural Killer (NK) cells attacking other cells, which display molecular signal of being infected by a [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

HyperSynth updates Xenophone OS to v1.7 and XEditor to v1.3

Audio Freeware - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:48
HyperSynth has updated Xenophone OS to v1.7. In this release the Arpeggiator section is improved greatly: OS v1.7 Additions & Fixes: Now arpeggiator responds to (chord/multiple notes) with [Read More]

Fifty Shaders of Cycles

Blender 3D News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 04:26
Ryuutseku85 shares a library with 50 Cycles materials on Blend Swap. ryuutseku85 writes: As I promised , my fifty shaders are here !!! I done fifty shaders with cycles , they are not perfect , but i think they are all usable , when you donwload it can you tag me when you do a [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Network Geographic Search

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:59
The Blender Network has made it easier to find local artists, coders and teachers to help you with your projects. Our primary goal at Blender Network is to give visibility to our members and showcase the professional excellence of the Bender Community all over the world. Today we are happy to announce a new step [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Conference 2015 Call for Participation

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:39
This year's Blender Conference will be on October 23-24-25 in the familiar setting of De Balie in Amsterdam. The Blender Conference is now inviting speakers to submit their proposals. Will you be there? We welcome proposals for papers, workshops, case studies. Check examples from last year's speakers to see what usually accept. There will be [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to make "Realistic basket garden" in Blender

Blender 3D News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 00:39
Sayan Mondal writes: In this tutorial you would learn : How to create realistic materials using insane bump. How to create believable nature. How to use image composition to keep the viewer interested. -Sayan.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

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