Synth Tag

Just like with studio hardware, analog has a different flavor than digital. This can be just the thing needed to stand out from the crowd. Why not preorder the Fusebox Monosynth? KINGSWINFORD, UK: with the first batch having effectively sold out in advance, British boutique electronic instruments innovator Analogue Solutions is proud to announce that it is accepting second batch preorders for Fusebox — an aptly-named, three-VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) true analogue monophonic synthesizer that favourably fuses the company’s characterful vintage sound with an advanced choice of modulation and melodic possibilities (in a beautifully-built box)… beforeRead More
Softube have teamed up with Buchla to release a software version of the popular dual oscillator 259e Twisted Waveform Generator for modular. Linköping, Sweden: Softube is proud to announce the first ever officially licensed Buchla plug-in: The Buchla 259e Twisted Waveform Generator for Modular. Unique and desirable, this dual oscillator is guaranteed to add some real spice to your Modular patches. The module is $99, with an introductory price of $79 until October 31, 2017. The Buchla 259e Twisted Waveform Generator plug-in for Modular features all the digital waveshaping, aliasingRead More

Posted On April 28, 2017By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Tracktion WaveRazor

The Tracktion DAW is slowly sneaking up on the big boys with its unique interface and features. Now they have ventured out in the Virtual Instrument field with WaveRazor Unleash your dark side with Waverazor — a futuristic synth that gives you the power to splice waveforms into aggressive new sounds. The patent-pending oscillator design utilizes a new form of synthesis to produce biting leads, glitched-out basses, cinematic pads and everything in between. Twist and torture every parameter of sound using a central oscilloscope for precise waveform creation. Morph multipleRead More
Softube has released two new modules for the Modular plugin. They have also smoothed out a few bugs for Windows 10. LINKÖPING, SWEDEN: high-end plug-in specialist Softube is proud to announce availability of version 2.3.76 of its plug-ins installer with a fix for Windows 10 users and a long line of minor bug fixes, but best of all, two new utility modules are available free of charge to existing and future Modular owners as of September 26… Dual X-Fade Dual X-Fade is a two-channel, CV-controllable crossfade module that lets you create new and interesting textures byRead More

Posted On June 18, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Softube Modular Synth

Softube makes plugins right (See reviews on Dynamite, TubeTech Classic Channel, TSAR Reverb, and Drawmer S73) so why would a synth be any different. This isn’t your typical soft-synth, Modular features highly customizable sections for infinite possibilities in both standalone and plugin versions. LINKÖPING, SWEDEN: high-end plug-in specialist Softube is proud to announce availability of Modular as of June 15… Modular — Eurorack For Everyone Introducing Modular: the first truly expandable software modular system that looks, works, and sounds exactly like its hardware counterparts. A Modular Synth For The Future Softube’s award-winning modeling experts have combined theirRead More

Posted On May 20, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

iZotope VocalSynth

Artists like Imogen Heap, Daft Punk, and Chance the Rapper have avidly used vocal effects such as vocoders, harmonizers, and talk boxes to create new and inspired sounds. Now iZotope has combined all of these in only the way they can with VocalSynth. Cambridge, MA (May 18, 2016) – Inspired by decades of iconic vocal effects, from Peter Frampton to Beastie Boys to Daft Punk, iZotope, Inc. today announced the release of VocalSynth, a new creative plug-in for music producers and sound designers in search of distinctive vocals. VocalSynth is the first everRead More

Posted On November 19, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

99 Sounds Project Exodus

Who wants free? Everyone of course. Now you can get a Kontakt library created by Bryan Lake for completely free. Project Exodus (click here) is an epic free Kontakt library for electronic musicians, film score composers, sound designers and anyone else looking to add that earth shattering cinematic feel to their music or video projects. The library was crafted by Bryan Lake aka Sound Author, who is the man behind our insanely popular Project Pegasus sound bank that was released in November 2014 and downloaded over 30,000 times so far. Project Exodus picks up where Project Pegasus left off, delivering an evenRead More

Posted On March 28, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

IK Multimedia SampleTank 3.5

IK Multimedia has a major update to the company’s flagship software sampler SampleTank 3. This includes 11 new sound collections and 12 new libraries. Using the Custom Shop, you can buy these sounds individually or the whole package. This really expands SampleTank to the big leagues. IK Multimedia is proud to announce that SampleTank® 3, its industry-standard sample workstation has just received a major update in the form of version 3.5. The update consists of 11 brand new sound collections, which are now also available in IK’s new SampleTank “CustomRead More

Posted On March 22, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Spectrasonics Omnisphere II

April 30th is a big day. That’s when the software synth that all others strive to be releases its second installment with Omnisphere II. This update is a big one packed with countless new effects, patches, and functions. The preset browsing has even been updated with a new Sound Match feature that will look for other sounds in your library that are similar to the patch you are editing. Let’s hear what the brains behind the biz has to say about Omnisphere 2.0.                Read More

Posted On March 18, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Propellerhead: Three New Rig Bundles

  Propellerhead has released some new bundles targeted for different types of musicians. You get a more acoustic sounding bundle, a more electronic bundle and a huge effects bundle. This is almost as good as being able to use your own VST plugins. Stockholm, Sweden, March 18, 2015 (ictw) – Propellerhead Software today announce three new Rig bundles for Reason 8. Expand your rack with hand-picked bundles of the top instruments, effects, and sample packs, made by leading developers such as Propellerhead, iZotope, Softube, Korg, Rob Papen, and more. Each bundleRead More