User guide • Read online or download PDF • Moog Music Animoog for iPhone User Manual • Moog Music Musical Instruments. The new Anisotropic Synthesis Engine (ASE) is the heart of Animoog. It is a dynamic waveform animator comprised of an X/Y grid with 8 TIMBRES containing Have fun exploring Animoog; Play with the controls and try to find out what they do; Wanna get to the next level? Read the manual. Yeah, rare are the ones who.

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Richard Lainhart is an award-winning composer, filmmaker, and author. In this example, still using the Afterbuzz preset, I’m playing a low drone and improvising over it, gliding between the notes in a very organic and expressive way:.

That’s how I recorded the examples in this review. This particular patch, manuql by Navneeth himself on the app, is specific to a particular amimoog or scale, which in this case is the ragam Desh and its parameters can be tweaked to suit other ragams, which makes it possible to explore the myriad dimensions and expressions there are, in Classical Carnatic music. Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.

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Thanks, Adam, for your kind words – I’m glad you found the review useful. Richard Lainhart on Nov 27, in Review 2 comments.


Animoog is a wonderful app, as I mentioned, and I think you’ll have a lot of fun animooy it. Please read our Privacy Policy.

Review: Moog Animoog for iPad

We tracked this bug down and fixed it, making Animoog an excellent choice for any controller that supports polyphonic aftertouch! June 21,5: In this case, it refers to the main way Animoog generates timbres.

An important improvement is that Animoog will now properly handle full-rate MIDI coming from the Eigenharp, LinnStrument, Continuum, … The massive amount of expression messages used to sometimes put Animoog into a weird state. Not such an incredible deal, but still a good price for such a worthwhile music app.

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You can also hear the notes getting brighter as I slide my finger along the length of each key on the Y axiswhich in this case opens and closes a filter. It’s all something like the various Vector Synthesis technologies found in certain keyboard synths manuap the 80s and 90s, and it’s a very powerful technique for generating organic shifting timbres that really can’t be created any other way. Animoog is one of the most powerful music performance apps currently available, and one that turns the iPad into a genuinely expressive and creative synthesis platform.

Want to join the discussion? It’s a wonderfully interactive way to create complex changing timbres.

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And beyond that, just all around better. Triggering the keyboard produces one or more tones I’m using the Afterbuzz preset here: This expressivity makes Animoog a joy to play, and you can spend hours just improvising with the more than 60 preset sounds available.


Dragging in the X and Y axes together both morphs and slides.

Manuap yes, it is also beautifully polyphonic, expressive, features an interface that could only work on iPad, and sounds amazing. Richard Lainhart More articles by this author. The Delay module provides a standard digital delay with Time, Feedback, and Mix controls, and the Record module lets you record short sections manyal your playing, then loop and overdub them.

Moog is to be applauded for incorporating this synthesis technology in an iPad-level synth, and giving it such a friendly and easy-to-use graphical interface. Congrats on the great work, Geert; we look forward to more.

May 30,2: Whether or not Animoog is in fact the first professional iPad synth is arguable and that statement certainly has been argued about since the releasebut any new music technology from Moog is worth taking a look at. Animoog [Moog Apps] Share. The real strength of the ASE however, comes when you automate the changing timbres, which is where the “directionally dependent” part of the engine makes an appearance.