The Animoog was one of the first, if not the first Pro Synth app for iOS - they really got the multi-touch interface of the iPad together with the expression that it could offer. As well as well thought our MIDI implementation it was a hit with over 700,000 downloads.
Today Moog are introducing the Animoog Z for iOS and AUv3. it features the Three-Dimensional Anisotropic Synth Engine - which should probably win an award for most impressive phrase for a new synth engine - oh, wait, it did win an award.:
Three-Dimensional Anisotropic Synth Engine (ASE)
An award-winning Moog technology, ASE allows the user to move dynamically through the X, Y, and Z axes of unique timbres to create an expressive and constantly evolving soundscape. Sonic modulations are visualized in real time, providing a multisensory feedback mechanism for sound creation.
Animoog Z is an inspiring 16-voice polyphonic synthesizer that invites users to explore new concepts of multidimensional sound and performance. The app is powered by Moog's innovative Anisotropic Synth Engine (ASE), which utilizes an orbit system to expand the concepts of wavetable and vector synthesis. This unique synthesis concept allows for dynamic navigation through the app's X, Y, and Z axes for evolving and layered sound.
This universal app is available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, as an AUv3, and through a VST wrapper for integration in all DAWs that support AUv2, AUv3, and VST3. Download and explore the app for free with the option to upgrade in order to unlock Animoog Z's full functionality for an introductory price of $9.99.
Its also free to download, though if you want to unlock extra presets and the full sound editing capabilities, its $9.99 with in app purchases for additional pro sound packs.
Electronic music royalty Suzanne Cianni posted a performance from her seaside studio using the Animoog Z (she's a long-time Animoog user ) along with her Buchla system
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"Currents" by Suzanne Ciani, an Original Performance with Animoog Z & Buchla Modular Synthesizer
Electronic music pioneer and modular synthesis icon Suzanne Ciani invites you inside her seaside home studio for a dynamic improvised composition that demonstrates the unique sonic character of Animoog Z integrated with her Buchla modular system.
Animoog Z's Expressive Features & Functionality
Getting started with Animoog Z is immediate and intuitive: simply select and drag the orbit path to create endless sonic configurations as the patch travels through an array of timbres.
Use Animoog Z's built-in configurable keyboard to control pitch and pressure per voice (or send MIDI out), or connect your favorite MPE controller to explore Animoog Z's MPE-compliant sound engine.
Animoog Z's diverse library of timbres includes digital tones and spectral sources alongside analog waveforms captured from classic Moog oscillators (both vintage and modern), all run through a boutique's worth of high-end outboard and analog signal processors. These include modular synth circuits, Moog analog effects, and more. New to Animoog Z, the built-in Timbre Editor allows users to record and design custom timbres, turning any sound around you into a source for musical inspiration.
Available as an AUv3 Plugin (iOS, macOS)
Animoog Z, available for Apple mobile devices and desktop use, integrates seamlessly with your DAW of choice.
Built-in Timbre Editor & Recorder
Go beyond sample playback and build unique sounds that evolve in multidimensional space. Assemble your sound from a wide variety of timbres recorded from vintage and modern Moog synthesizers. Customize your sound and record your own timbres (or import your own WAV files) with the built-in timbre recorder.
Full MPE Support
Use Animoog Z's built-in keyboard to control pitch and pressure per voice (or send MIDI out), or connect your favorite MPE controller and explore the app's MPE-compliant sound engine.
Professionally Designed Presets
Instantly explore a range of artist-designed presets with the free version of Animoog Z. To discover more inspiring sounds and timbres, unlock the app's full sound design and production functionality, as well as additional presets for just $9.99. Additional expansion preset packs professionally designed for production and performance use are also available to purchase.
More Powerful Features
Pricing and Availability:
Animoog Z: Free download at the App Store
New Stereo features and FX algos
Single voice, old school in collaboration with Oberheim
Self assembly too