The team at virtual instrument production house Output are very pleased to announce their latest creation, Arcade, a loop and sample-based synthesizer that has new content being added and updated daily. We have an exclusive review for you to check out too.
iZotope has made significant improvements to VocalSynth 2, their creative vocal toolkit. Additions include a new module, new and better effects, inter-plugin communication with Ozone 8 and Neutron 2, plus deeper control and customization for every module. Also onboard are optimizations in sound quality and performance plus enhanced stereo processing functionality.
In the Rob Papen world of synthesis, there was one type of synthesiser missing… A synthesiser that has all of the controls and features available visually all at once. Rob has plugged this gap by releasing the Go2 Synthesiser Virtual Instrument with 600 presets and priced at $49.
The team at renowned sample house East West are delighted to announce there new library Voices of the Empire is available now either as a standalone product or included as part of the amazing value Composer Cloud subscription.
In this free tutorial from our friends at iZotope, Nick Messitte shows how to learn a synthesizer in 3 easy steps with iZotope Iris 2.
In this free tutorial from the team at Arturia, Product Specialist Quincas takes you through the basics of this amazing sounding and massive collection of virtual instrument patches with step by step guides to creating some amazing sounds.
Garritan Instant Orchestra is about instantly producing orchestral music very quickly and easily. Our goal is to provide an instantly playable orchestral library with many pre-packaged orchestral sounds. Until 10th April 2018, you can get the latest version of Garritan Instant Orchestra from our friends at Time+Space.
Q Up Arts has announced the availability of California Keys which is compatible with Native Instruments’ KONTAKT (5.5 full version or free player) platform as a sampled suite of instruments centred around a Fazioli 10ft grand piano presented in stereo and surround, scripted and designed for expressivity and playability to fit every style of playing, partnered with a set of vintage keyboards.
Gatekeeper is a very sophisticated envelope-slash-gate plug-in, with precision down to the level of samples. Here's a thorough demo.
Just in time for Christmas, Ample Sound has released a new FREE VI, Cloudrum, from their new series: Ample Percussion.Cloudrum is a unique and relaxing Steel Tongue Drum with a range of 3 octaves. It produces wonderful tones, add colour and a unique moderation to your music no matter the genre.
Sugar Bytes have announced a new synth plug-in, Aparillo, we know we also wanted to break out in a chorus of "show me the way to..." even our spell checker tried to change the word to Amarillo
Aparillo is an advanced 16-voice FM synthesizer, tailored for majestic sonic motions. A clever arrangement of synthesis, wave shaping, filtering, FX and modulation unfolds into a serious sound design tool for epic sonic creation. Make sure to check out the Orbiter, a mass-controller for immediate, instant blockbuster sounding themes.
Our friends at Softube have just released a new module for their Modular synth instrument - The Buchla 259a Twisted Waveform Generator.
PA3's derailer is a struck-metal physical modeling synth plug-in for Mac, currently available as a free download.
I first encountered Regroover by Accusonus at the 2017 NAMM Show. Simply put, it blew me away. Here's a summary of the new features in the most recent update, version 1.6.
UA models the iconic Korg SDD-3000 rackmount digital delay, available exclusively on it's UAD Powered Plug-In platform.
Our friends at e-instruments, creators of some of the best Kontakt instruments around, have set us a challenge. One of their artists Jonah Smith has recorded both his vintage Rhodes Suitcase electric piano and the Session Keys Electric S Suitcase VI for one reason, e-instruments want to see if we can spot which one is which.
Waves, makers of plug-ins DSP hardware and interfaces, has announced Clavinet, the latest in their vintage keyboard plug-in range.
Described by Waves as "Accurately sampled from one of the funkiest keyboards ever created: the iconic D6 model Clavinet famous for its percussive playability and gritty sound.
The original Clav has always held a special appeal in funk, fusion, rock and soul music for its unique melodic twang and sonic versatility, from brilliant, vibrant, nitty and gritty to soft, rich, mellow tones."