Modular Synthesis with iOS Apps
Moog Model 15 & Ripplemaker
Modular Synthesis with iOS apps
iOS is a great platform for Modular Synthesis, this online course you will teach you both the fundamentals and the advanced concepts. Learn how to create your own patches and get the most out of the best modular synth emulations available for the Moog Model 15 and Ripplemaker apps.
The course contains 21 lessons (3.5+ hours of videos) covering both East-coast and West-coast approaches to modular synthesis as well as advanced audio synthesis concepts. As an additional bonus it contains 20+ patches for the Moog Model 15 and Ripplemaker apps.
In order to develop the most immersive and expressive modular interface possible, the Model 15 App has been designed utilizing Apple’s new Metal technology. This ensures that all zooming, panning and modular patching throughout the application feels completely natural, something that would have been impossible otherwise.
The Model 15 App features both monophonic and 4-voice polyphonic operation is easily commanded via 4 seamlessly integrated controllers. Simple swipes and taps provide instant access to a traditional Moog keyboard, 1150 ribbon controller, 8-step sequencing arpeggiator and the award-winning Animoog keyboard with 22 built-in scales and polyphonic modulation capabilities.
Also included are extended features which expand the capabilities of the app beyond the traditional offerings of the hardware Moog Model 15. These include total MIDI integration, assignment for external control, use as a MIDI controller, dedicated Audio Bridge and MIDI Bridge modules, looping recorder module with overdubbing, a master ping-pong delay module and a new extension cabinet that includes additional amplifiers and voltage-controlled reversible attenuators that can be used for effects like ring-modulation.
-- More info on MoogMusic.com
Even if you’re not familiar with modulars, wavefolders or control voltages you can dive right in, because all modules are prewired; offering a powerful monosynth without using a single cable. Then whip out the virtual cables and start patching. Ripplemaker is designed for fun – big enough to lose yourself into, yet intuitive enough to not get lost.
Sometimes you want to get away from your DAW and just play. That’s why Ripplemaker, beside being an AU plugin, also comes with a standalone sequencer app that helps you get creative. It has a random pattern generator with scale locks, a realtime probability-based mutation engine and it syncs with your other apps and hardware via Ableton Link or MIDI Clock.
Connectivity beyond cables
Obviously in a modular synth it’s all about cables. But Ripplemaker takes connectivity to the next level:
– AUv3 (Audio Unit) Plugin Extension
– Universal design (works on iPad 4+, iPhone 5S+, iPod Touch 6G+)
– CoreMIDI, Virtual MIDI, Bluetooth MIDI,
– Audiobus 3, including AB3 MIDI IN+OUT and State Saving
– Ableton Link
– MIDI Clock Sync
– WAV export, MIDI file export, AU preset export
– Ready for iOS11 Files access
-- More info on Ruismaker.com
StartImport Model 15 Patches
Preview01 - M15 - Introduction & Settings (11:00)
Start02 - M15 - Our First Patch (9:41)
Start03 - M15 - Oscillation & Waveforms (13:48)
Start04 - M15 - The 921A & 921B Oscillators (12:39)
Start05 - M15 - The 921 Oscillator (9:43)
Start06 - M15 - The Controllers (26:35)
Start07 - M15 - The Attenuators (21:06)
Preview08 - M15 - Filters & Noise (22:28)
Start09 - M15 - The Recorder & Delays (14:15)
Start10 - M15 - Audio&MIDI Bridge (16:42)
Start11 - M15 - Example 1 (10:03)
Start12 - M15 - Example 2 (8:58)
Start13 - M15 - Example 3 (10:13)
Start14 - M15 - Example 4 (5:03)
StartImporting Ripplemaker Patches
Start15 - RM - Ripplemaker Overview (12:47)
Start16 - RM - Our First Ripplemaker Sound (7:57)
Preview17 - RM - The Sequencer (6:24)
Start18 - RM - Noise Sequence (11:27)
Start19 - RM - Making a Saw Oscillator (9:26)
Start20 - RM - Dynamic FM (7:46)
Start21 - RM - Frequency Modulation on Acid (5:53)
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