Get a taste for u-he’s soft synths by checking out the free TyrellN6. The interface is straightforward and it sounds great. I’ve also been having a lot of fun with ACE (Any Cable Everywhere), which is more full-featured than TyrellN6 but still very accessible in terms of UI and cost. Here’s a look at TyrellN6 in Bitwig
Noticed that my version of Chrome should support Web MIDI so I set the flag to enable. Then I reloaded this demo MIDI synth and all my MIDI inputs showed up. I was able to control the synth using a Korg nanoPAD2 controller. I wonder if on some future version of the web we’ll have hosted
A recent post over at Create Digital Music talks about MIDI integration with newer builds of Chrome using this synth by Chris Wilson and the Web MIDI API. Watching the above vid on YouTube I also came across the one below about making music on the web using Soundtrap.
Turning your iPad into a MIDI controller for your MacBook using, say, Chordion, ChordPolyPad, or – for the more adventurous – Lemur, is super easy with MusicIO. I’ve been using MusicIO and Lemur to control Bitwig Studio and the combination makes for a nice compact and portable music production studio. MusicIO now supports routing audio between an