SONiVOX Playa – A Virtual Instrument For Hip Hop

2009 Winter NAMM Show: SONiVOX announced the release of Playa – a Hip Hop Virtual Instrument for MAC and PC. Playa’s user interface is designed to bridge the gap between MPC style beat creation and computer based virtual instruments.


  • Over 400 SONiVOX Instruments, including fat synths, basses, drums, leads, orchestral instruments, ethnic instruments, guitars, strings and brass.
  • 16 User Programmable and Assignable Pads for quick and easy MPC style beat construction.
  • Over 50 Pad Presets designed to get the producer going instantly with various construction kit layouts, diatonic chord mappings, arpeggios, chord progressions and motifs.
  • User Definable Layouts – Make original pad mappings and assign pads to midi keys using the “map” and “learn” modes.
  • MIDI Functionality – Playa is instantly compatible with any MIDI controller.
  • Independent Zone Tempo-Synched Variable Resolution Roll/Retrigger Mode.
  • Onboard FX and Graphic Equalizer.
  • Keys Mode – For standard keyboard play/performance.
  • User Editable Envelope Controls.
  • PC Standalone, VST and RTAS Compatibility.
  • MAC Standalone, AU, VST, and RTAS Compatibility.

Playa will be available February 1st, 2009 with a MSRP of $149 and a street price of $99.

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