FM4 bargain – Primal Audio’s FM-based synth at a bargain price

There are all sorts of different types of sound synthesis but, if you are of a certain age, then I expect you will have a fondness for the Yamaha DX series from the 1980s the the FM synthesis engines upon which they were built. If these are sounds you hanker after, then Primal Audio's FM4 iOS synth for iPad, which I reviewed when it was first released, may well of been of interest. FM4 features - surprise, surprise - a four operator FM synth engine and attempts to model the same gritty sound … [Read more...]

FM4 updated – Primal Audio add some iOS9 tweaks to their FM-based synth

There are all sorts of different types of sound synthesis but, if you are of a certain age, then I expect you will have a fondness for the Yamaha DX series from the 1980s the the FM synthesis engines upon which they were built. If these are sounds you hanker after, then Primal Audio's FM4 iOS synth for iPad, which I reviewed when it was first released, may well of been of interest. FM4 features - surprise, surprise - a four operator FM synth engine and attempts to model the same gritty sound … [Read more...]

FM4 updated – Primal Audio add more sound to their FM-based synth

There are all sorts of different types of sound synthesis but, if you are of a certain age, then I expect you will have a fondness for the Yamaha DX series from the 1980s the the FM synthesis engines upon which they were built. If these are sounds you hanker after, then Primal Audio's FM4 iOS synth for iPad, which I reviewed when it was first released, may well of been of interest. FM4 features - surprise, surprise - a four operator FM synth engine and attempts to model the same gritty sound … [Read more...]

FM4 updated – Primal Audio tweak their FM-based synth

There are all sorts of different types of sound synthesis but, if you are of a certain age, then I expect you will have a fondness for the Yamaha DX series from the 1980s the the FM synthesis engines upon which they were built. If these are sounds you hanker after, then the recent release of Primal Audio's FM4 iOS synth for iPad may well of been of interest. FM4 features - surprise, surprise - a four operator FM synth engine and attempts to model the same gritty sound - albeit within a very … [Read more...]

FM4 preset competition – Primal Audio have promo codes up for grabs

There are all sorts of different types of sound synthesis but, if you are of a certain age, then I expect you will have a fondness for the Yamaha DX series from the 1980s the the FM synthesis engines upon which they were built. If these are sounds you hanker after, then the recent release of Primal Audio's FM4 iOS synth for iPad may well of been of interest. FM4 features - surprise, surprise - a four operator FM synth engine and attempts to model the same gritty sound - albeit within a very … [Read more...]

FM4 review – Primal Audio give us a taste of the Yamaha DX series synths in an iOS music app

Synths, synths and… well… more synths…. If there is one thing the ‘music’ section of the App Store is not short of then it is synth apps. Amongst some of the apps that might best be labeled ‘also ran’ there are, fortunately, some absolute synth stormers and I try to ensure that I give the best of the considerable bunch some coverage here on the blog. However, just because we already have a very good crop of iOS synths – and the obvious competition for attention that creates between apps – it … [Read more...]

FM4 updated – Primal Audio bring Audiobus support to their FM-based synth

There are all sorts of different types of sound synthesis but, if you are of a certain age, then I expect you will have a fondness for the Yamaha DX series from the 1980s the the FM synthesis engines upon which they were built. If these are sounds you hanker after, then the recent release of Primal Audio's FM4 iOS synth for iPad may well of been of interest. FM4 features - surprise, surprise - a four operator FM synth engine and attempts to model the same gritty sound - albeit within a very … [Read more...]

FM4 launched – Primal Audio bring their new FM-based synth to the iPad

There are all sorts of different types of sound synthesis but, if you are of a certain age, then I expect you will have a fondness for the Yamaha DX series from the 1980s the the FM synthesis engines upon which they were built. If these are sounds you hanker after, then today's release of Primal Audio's FM4 iOS synth for iPad may well be of interest. FM4 features - surprise, surprise - a four operator FM synth engine and attempts to model the same gritty sound - albeit within a very modern … [Read more...]