Steinberg Intros Halion Sonic Workstation

Steinberg has released HALion Sonic, a VST workstation instrument and the successor to the Hypersonic 2 VSTi.

HALion Sonic Features:

  • Easy-to-use music and production workstation for synthesized sounds and recreation of acoustic instruments
  • Over 1,200 instrument sounds created by top sound experts at Steinberg and Yamaha
  • Multi-timbral VST3 audio-engine with 4 different modes: disk-streaming sample playback, highend virtual analog synthesis, dedicated sliced-loop and drum mode
  • M morphing filters seamlessly blend between up to 4 of 24 filter types
  • FlexPhraser module for dynamically driving beats, arpeggios and complex tonal phrases
  • Wide range of audio effects on board, including REVerence convolution reverb
  • Integrated MediaBay sound management system
  • Stage optimized: dedicated player view, rapid building of keyboard splits or layers, and switching of entire multisetups with a single command
  • Full VST Expression support for smart articulation editing in Cubase 5
  • Cross platform: Windows (VST3, VST2.4) and Mac OS X (VST3, VST2.4, AU) plug-in support, including professional standalone

HALion Sonic is now available for EUR 249. US pricing and availability “soon”.

3 thoughts on “Steinberg Intros Halion Sonic Workstation

  1. Played with it, it looks sexy but it feels kinda awkward to me. Can't say I was too impressed with the sounds either.

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