Circuit Bending type synth app, bent.fm lite v3.4, released in anticipation of full version. @bent_fm

bent.fm has released bent.fm lite v3.4 for iPhone. In anticipation of the full bent.fm app, bent.fm lite has been updated to version 3.4. Description from the app store page: bent.fm lite is a model of a circuit-bent synthesizer. bent.fm allows the user to tweak classic circuit bending modifications like fine…

New demo tracks for SoundScaper, the iPad 8-bit/circuit bending sound design app @zzzwiw

A few days ago we told you about SoundScaper, a new iPad app up for review at the iTunes store. The developer now has some new demo tracks available. Here’s a few new demo tracks from Motion Soundscape/Igor Vasiliev for the new SoundScaper app.

New iPad app, SoundScaper, to resemble 8-bit/circuit bending sounds

Igor Vasiliev has submitted SoundScaper to the iTunes store for review. From the developer’s site: SoundScaper is an experimental sound mini lab for creating unusual soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones, glitches and noises based on circuit bending ideas…The oscillators, based on simulating schematics of actual 8 bit lofi sound playback chips,…

Circuit Bending Workshop in Detroit

This Sunday in Detroit, MI, the Mobile Homestead will be hosting a Circuit Bending Workshop. From the Facebook Event page: Emphasizing spontaneity and randomness, circuit bending is the creative, chance-based customization of the circuits found within electronic devices such as low voltage, battery-powered guitar effects, children’s toys, and digital synthesizers….

Critical Vibrations releases Circuit Bent Collection Live Pack

Circuit Bent Collection, a new Live Pack from Critical Vibrations has been released. Built from a huge library of samples recorded from circuit bent toys, keyboards, and drum machines, it contains 140 instruments for Ableton Live 9. From their site: “This collection isn’t just the glitchy lo-fi toy sounds you…

Venetian Snares demos new glitchy analog drum module!

Dr. Snarold Snarington (Aaron Funk of Venetian Snares) shows a quick demo of the new Mutant Machine module from hexinverter.net. This drum module is described as having a “microcontroller-free analog percussion synthesis engine.” They go on to say, “The Mutant Machine is a dynamic analog instrument capable of generating a wide…

Denver Synth Meet 2015!

Denver Synth Meet is an all ages sight and sound sharing event. The meet will include: Modular, Old & New Hardware/Software Analog/Digital Do It Yourself Controllers Guitar Pedals Manufacturers  Demos You will be able to buy/sell/trade and open tables will be available for you to show off your gear. Live…

Just released: Chiptune Guitar (iOS) Authentic chiptune sounds sampled from vintage hardware emulation

Chris Motola has released Chiptune Guitar for iOS. Chiptune Guitar lets you customize a grid of twelve fully-selectable chord slots and features 12 instruments sampled from vintage hardware emulation. “Chiptune Guitar is a music app like no other…  play virtually any song on instruments derived from authentic chiptune sounds.” Chiptune Guitar is available…

R.I.P. Lo-Fi SES, the lovable, hackable 8-bit chiptunes instrument we never knew

In a sad update on their Kickstarter page, Assorted Wires has cancelled their campaign for the Lo-Fi SES. After a +500% funded campaign and great media coverage, they’ve shut down the project. “Over the past few weeks I was hit hard with a series of things that have consumed all…

AudioThing releases miniBit, 8-bit/chiptune style plugin synth

miniBit is a VST/AU/AAX synthesizer from AudioThing that recreates the sounds of 80s game consoles and retrocomputers. It’s main oscillator features 12 waveforms paired with a square wave sub oscillator one octave below. From AudioThing: “The waveforms are not bandlimited and will produce aliasing. Furthermore, using the built-in bitcrusher, you can…

Circuit Bending: An Introduction to Tinkering with Electronics

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science presents a workshop called “Circuit Bending: An Introduction to Tinkering with Electronics” on Saturday, Mach 21 2015, from 1 – 4 p.m. “Don’t know what to do with an old toy keyboard or Furby? Create strange and new sounds with these…

Circuit Bent sound library for Ableton, Kontakt & Logic on sale, only $9.99!

Puremagnetik has released Hyperbent, a collection of sounds including over 200 clips and over 500 individual multisamples from over 80 circuit bent and hacked electronics. Read more after the jump: Hyperbent comes with sounds from these 6 Puremagnetik libraries: Artifact – A library of sound palettes created from digital anomalies and…