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Synthmaster Creator Bulent Biyikoglu at NAMM 2019

Synthmaster is a excellently engineered synthesizer music creation software program, for creating your own music compositions, video games, or even background for a major motion picture. At the 2019 NAMM convention in Anaheim, California I had the opportunity to meet Bulent Biyikoglu the creator of Synthmaster and to experience first hand some of its features. There is a Deluxe version, Standard version, Academic Version, and an Apple iOS version for iPhones and iPads, and even a free version.

Synthmaster Deluxe has a sample playback and 8 modulation sources and waveforms. With Synthmaster DELUXE you get 31 expansions and each expansion has 53 sets to create your own original sounds. There is also 1750 presets. Synthemaster Deluxe version has several features the introductory version does not and is well worth the price, MSRP is $379.00.

Who uses Synthmaster?

Composers and anyone that wants an easy to use complex synthesizer based on Apple OS, Apple iOs or Windows OS operating systems. According to Bulent the composer of the new Tom Cruise, Mission Impossible movie purchased the deluxe version to create the sound track.

The introductory version OF Synthmaster starts at only $129.00, is a good starting point and a stripped down version of Synthmaster DELUXE, all you need is midi keyboard and a computer running Apple OSX 10.7 and above or Microsoft Windows 7 and above. I jumped right in and was able to start creating happy noise right away, Synthmaster is very intuitive. You don’t need to be a studio composer you can also start off with the Apple iOs software package Bulent’s brother created. Have fun and get Synthesizing with Synthmaster

Here are the Basic system requirements.

CPU: 2.0 Ghz, Intel SSE3 instruction set
RAM: 2 GB
Windows: Windows 7 and above
MacOSX: MacOSX 10.7 and above
For AAX (32bit): ProTools 10.3.7 and above
For AAX (64bit): ProTools 11 and above

Synthmaster Player for iOS
 

Synthmaster Player for iOS is the mobile player version of Synthmaster. It is targeted towards users who prefer to use presets rather
than designing their own sounds during music production. Although it is a preset based player, users can edit the following parameters:
8 easy parameters assigned by the sound designer 2 XY Pads assigned by the sound designer Effect bypass states and send amounts Layer bypass states and volumes Master volume, polyphony

The free app comes with 100 factory presets. When users complete registration by entering their names and email addresses they receive another 100 factory presets as a bonus. After completing registration, users can upgrade to the Pro version of the app by
purchasing the “Factory Presets” bank via In-App-Purchase (IAP) for $9.99with the Pro Upgrade all of the 800 factory presets are loaded and also the following features are unlocked:

Users can save the changes they have made to the presets Users can purchase additional preset banks via In-App-Purchase (IAP) Existing SynthMaster users can download their previously purchased Synthmasterpreset banks inside the app, so that they don’t have to purchase them again Existing SynthMaster users can export their own presets in Synthmaster v2.7 and import them into Synthmaster Player for iOS using iTunes.

Built-in Keyboard

The built-in 2 octave keyboard with pitch and modulation wheels lets users play notes without having to connect an external MIDI controller to their iOS. With its Scale functionality, it shows the users the notes on the scale, and with its Chord functionality the user can play a certain chord by pressing a single note.

Midi Settings

SynthMaster Player for iOS supports CoreMIDI and also virtual MIDI. It acts as a virtual MIDI destination for other DAW apps. Midi input device, midi input channel, and receive midi beat clock settings can be adjusted from the MIDI Settings window.

InterApp Audio

SynthMaster Player for iOS acts as an source/instrument in InterApp Audio. We demonstrate in our user manual how to connect it to InterApp enabled DAW apps.

AudioBus

SynthMaster Player for iOS acts as a source/instrument in AudioBus, with state saving enabled. We demonstrate in our user manual how to connect it to AudioBus enabled DAW apps.

System Requirements

  • Minimum Operating System Supported: iOS 8.0
  • Minimum Hardware Supported: iPad 3rd Generation, iPhone 5
  • Recommended Hardware: iPad Air and above, iPhone 6 and above

About: Bulent Biyikoglu

Bülent has been writing software since the days of the Spectrum 48k. His first experience in writing music related software was programming a C64 to synthesize sounds with its SID chip. After he realized that he can’t play the piano well enough , he concentrated on learning the fundamentals of audio DSP while studying Electrical and Electronics Engineering at METU. Throughout college he wrote realtime audio DSP applications in C++, and right after graduation he started working as a software engineer at PG Music in Victoria, BC, Canada. A year later, he moved to Silicon Valley, accepting a software engineer position with Digidesign (now Avid). In 2004 he founded KV331 Audio, and since then he’s been working towards making SynthMaster a worldwide recognized software synthesizer brand. (This information curtesy of synthmaster. https://www.kv331audio.com)

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Robin Hood Free Stock Trading Platform

I just joined Robin Hood. They are an online stock brokerage company. Just like the rest, Merril Edge, Charles Schwab, etc., however no stock trading charges and they offer a free stock when you join up with a members link, here is my link https://share.robinhood.com/arthurf121 click on it or input in your browser join and receive a free stock! I didn’t get Apple or Facebook, My free stock was DENBURY RES INC stock symbol, DNR, which is trading at about $5.59, oil and gas exploration company. Some stock but with with postive earnings per share, thanks Robin Hood.

How do they make their money, you ask? According to Robin Hood much like a bank. Robinhood Financial makes money from its margin trading service, Robinhood Gold, which starts at $6 a month. Additionally, Robin hood earns revenue by collecting interest on the cash and stocks in customer accounts, much like a bank collects interest on cash deposits.

Robinhood started with the idea that a technology-driven brokerage could operate with significantly less overhead. We cut out the fat that makes other brokerages costly — hundreds of storefront locations and manual account management

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THE ULTIMATE APPLE DOCK

THE ULTIMATE APPLE DOCK

Charge, organize and operate iPhones, iPads, iPods and Apple Watches, in any number and order.

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Cure for Alzheimers, Parkinsons and Autism on its Way!

Dr. Stuart A. Lipton, MD. Phd, Professor of Neurosciences at The UCSD Neurosciences institute
is leading the way for a Cure for Alzheimers, Parkinsons and Autism.

For further information please visit this website.

http://www.scintillon.org/lipton_lab.

Fusion Guitar Hits Planet Earth!

Fusion Guitar is the planet’s first iPhone/iPod-integrated, portable, wireless electric guitar with built-in amp, battery and speakers that allows musicians to unplug, learn, record and write music anywhere creativity takes them.

Designed by guitarists for guitarists, the Fusion Guitar is a great portable addition to the experienced player’s collection, with the ability to practice and play on the go, around the campfire, impromptu creative sessions, on the streets or at the next big show, It’s also the perfect guitar appealing to the learner who wants to quickly and easily take their playing to the next level with access to YouTube tutorials, interactive learning apps and sound effects from favorite artists and classic guitars.

For more information visit their website.

Fusionguitars.com

FUSION GUITAR FEATURES

Take Your Electric Guitar Anywhere. Fusion Guitar eliminates the need for multiple hardware devices: amplifier, speakers, foot pedals, power supply, multiple cables, a computer and computer-guitar interface
Compatible with a wide range of guitar digital effect and recording apps like JamUp or AmpliTube. Supports iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus, iPhone 5 and 5s, iPod touch 5th and 6th generation.
Amazing Feel, Genuine Look. Full Scale Neck and Fingerboard. Canadian Maple Body & Neck extended through body to bridge for strength and traditional electric guitar tone. Premium Rosewood or Maple Fingerboard.
Loud & Clear. Two built-in Tymphany Peerless full range speakers coupled with a high frequency tweeter enclosed in an advanced proprietary patent-pending floating speaker housing. Driven by a powerful, US designed 20-Watt Class-D amplifier. Low Vibration and Feedback, Amazing Sound.
Breakthrough Battery Life. Built-in high capacity, rechargeable lithium-ion battery with 6 hours play and 3 hours charge time.
Classic On-Board Hardware. Two interchangeable high output Humbucker pickups with coil split capability on bridge pickup. Providing a total of 15.6K ohms. High Quality Bridge with standard speaker volume and pickup dials and three-way pickup selector. Three Lineout Options for PA, Amp or Headphones output.
Portable Size – 33 x 11.4 x 3.2 inches
Supplied with custom designed padded gig bag, interchangeable device docks, Genuine Fusion Leather Strap, DC Power Pack and a set of extra strings.

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Jackson Browne to Receive Les Paul Innovation Award at the 33rd Annual NAMM

Carlsbad, Calif. (December 20, 2017) – The NAMM Foundation has announced that singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will receive the prestigious Les Paul Innovation Award at the 33rd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (NAMM TEC Awards), being held Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Anaheim, CA. The award is given on behalf of the Les Paul Foundation to honor individuals that have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of recording technology in the spirit of the famed audio pioneer, inventor and musician, Les Paul.

Browne has written and performed some of the most iconic and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion, and personal politics. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007. His debut album came out on David Geffen’s Asylum Records in 1972. Since then, he has released fourteen studio albums and four collections of live performances, and has sold over 18 million albums in the U.S. Browne will be on tour in the spring of 2018.

“Jackson Browne’s success as a singer, songwriter and guitarist has had a prolific impression on the music industry throughout his successful career,” said Michael Braunstein, Executive Director of the Les Paul Foundation. “Like Les Paul, Jackson has never shied away from expressing his emotions or thoughts through his music. I have no doubt that Les would have liked to share a few jams with Jackson along the way.”

Dubbed the “Knights of Soft Rock” by Rolling Stone, The Section will also be honored during the evening event as the newest inductees to the NAMM TEC Hall of Fame. Reaching their height in the 70s playing alongside the biggest names in the business, including James Taylor, Carole King, and Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Section also released three of their own imprints and toured and recorded with Jackson Browne in earlier years. While no longer recording collectively, each artist now actively works in the studio and on tour and consists of Danny Kortchmar (guitar), Craig Doerge (keyboards), Leland Sklar (bass), and Russ Kunkel (drums). They’ll reunite on stage for a rare performance of some of their best-known hits in support of the evening’s celebration.

The NAMM TEC Hall of Fame award was started in 1988 to honor pioneers of audio technology, as well as the music industry’s most accomplished producers and audio technicians. In 2017, legendary Aerosmith engineer and producer Jack Douglas was inducted into the NAMM TEC Hall of Fame, and joined luminaries Skunk Baxter, Ed Cherney, Hal Blaine, Nathan East and others.

How to Unlock and Access an Apple iCloud locked iPad.

Visit this website to find out how.

http://www.iCloudDNSbypass.com

You basically just change the DNS Servers to 104.154.51.7.

Recently I had the opportunity to Unlock an iPad third generation for a friend that was locked in the iCloud.

He was recently given an iPad 3 from a friend that had died. My friend had a death certificate and Apple Computer

would not grant access to the iPad. He could not even delete and restore the iPad to its original state with no

access to information from the previous owner. Something is not right here.

My friend even had 3 different Attorney’s try to persuade Apple to open up the Pearly Gates to the wonderful world of

Apple’s Cornucopia of applications programs that they sell or give away with all kinds of advertising attached.

So here enters iCloud DNS by Pass, which is kind of like Cydia, a third party software emporium

I had not unlocked much of anything since the iPhone 4S. This was completely different and very easy, although

it took me about 4 hours to realize what was going on and how simple it really was.

1.) You are not accessing Apple’s iCloud server anymore.
2.) You are accessing iCloudDNSbypass.com server.

Pretty simple, You need a little patience and to follow directions.

This is the Smart Guy, Ighor July, I am just the idiot that is following directions.

Ighor July created iclouddnsbypass.com in C++. You can read about him latter on.

The iCloud DNS bypass is a way to access your iPad when you don’t have the user name and password for that iPad.

This can happen if you purchased the iPad from another party and they did not give you their password.

Apple Computer will in most cases not give you the password unless you have a written receipt from the person selling you

the iPad and Apple Computer can contact the selling party.

You can not even restore the iPad and wipe it clean and use the iPad, if the ipad is locked in Apple’s iCloud.

However with the third party DNS you can start to access software from third party developers.

You can access and resurrect your iPad with the iCloud DNS Bypass.

You can use your iPad on the internet, access Google, Yahoo, Bing, Youtube, All websites, even Apple Computer’s Website

However you are not accessing the Apple iCloud server for any programs.

iCloud DNS Bypass is a third party server with the DNS server address of 104.154.51.7 in the United States of American.

In Europe the DNS address is 104.155.28.90 and in Asia the IP address is 104.155.550.58.

Is war a human disease or a cure for our extinction?

Is war a human disease or a cure for our extinction?

This is just a thought.

My birthday is in about 8 minutes so thinking of something profound to say.

Is war a human disease or a cure for our extinction?

We are sure working on it.

why can’t we all get along.

Is war a human disease or a cure for our extinction?