Free Music Software: Phutura is a free VST for Windows that’s designed to emulate the Roland Alpha Juno synth.
The Alpha Juno is known for the classic ‘Hoover’ sound, which is recreated using Phutura in the demo above.
- Polyphony: 8 Voices (+ 8 release reserve).
- Oscillators: 3 Oscillators (Sawtooth, Pulse and Sub, with 4-6 subtypes each) and White Noise Waveform.
- Filters: Non-resonant High Pass Filter (4 modes) and Resonant Low Pass Filter.
- Modulators: LFO, ADSR Envelope, Pitch Bender, Mod Wheel and Key Tracking.
- Effects: Chorus.
- MIDI: Automation of all interface controls is possible.
- Patches: 128 Patches (80 presets in Hoover, Bass, Lead, Pad, Polyphonic, Synth & Sound FX categories; and 48 blank User Patches).
- System: Windows with 32-bit host.
Phutura is a free download from Phuturetone.com.
If you give it a try, leave a comment and let us know what you think of it!