DarkWave Studio Now Free & Open Source


Experimental Scene has released DarkWave Studio, a Windows app designed for the composition, synthesis and recording of digital music, as a free and open-source application.

Details below.


  • Virtual Studio – Wire Machines Together As If You Were Using Real Hardware
  • Pattern Editor – Quickly Create And Modify Musical Notes In A Piano Roll Interface
  • Sequence Editor – Arrange Patterns Into A Song
  • Multitrack Hard Disk Recorder – Record Multiple Tracks To Disk For Post Production
  • 32-bit Floating Point Internal Audio Path – High Quality Sound Processing
  • SSE and SSE2 Optimizations – Blazing Performance On Recent Processors
  • Assembly Language Optimizations – Blazing Performance Even On 32-bit Systems
  • Native 64-bit and 32-bit Platform Support
  • VST PlugIn Support – Limitlessly Expandable With Virtual Instruments and Effects
  • ASIO Audio Driver Support – Low Latency Output For Live Performance

Bundled PlugIns:

  • MIDI Input – Play Instruments From A Music Keyboard
  • ES Mixer – 8 Track Stereo Mixer With 2 Auxilary Tracks, For Mixing And Production
  • ES DGenR8 – Synthesize Drum Beats With Roland TR-909 Flavour
  • ES BassHead – Top Notch Virtual Analog Subtractive Synthesizer
  • ES SpatialVerb – Realistic Reverb Effects With The Smoothest Sound
  • ES Stomp – Synthesize That Classic Techno Thumping Kick Drum
  • ES AntiAlias – Filter Digital Audio To Make It More Like Analog
  • ES QuadDelay – For Trippy Echo Effects

Download here.

If you’ve used DarkWave Studio, leave a comment with your thoughts!

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