Hinton and Fairchild have released Donk Machine 2 – a freeware synth for Windows for putting a donk on it.
Here’s what they have to say about it: Continue reading
Isotonik Studios shared this video demo of LaunchSync PRO.
LaunchSync PRO extends on the functionality of the free LaunchSync device, by adding four banks of MIDI-mappable controls that will dynamically follow the Red Box of the Master Controller. Continue reading
Retronyms has released Phase84 – described as ‘a next generation phase distortion synthesizer’, inspired by the classic phase distortion synthesis sounds of the Casio CZ line of synths.
Phase distortion synthesis is a form of waveshaping synthesis that has its roots in Casio’s CZ line of digital synthesizers from the 80s. It is designed to have the warmth of a subtractive (analog) synthesizer, yet be capable of the squelchy tones and sharp attacks of an FM synth. Continue reading
In the latest episode of Sonic Lab, host Nick Batt talks with GForce Software’s Dave Spiers about their new virtual ARP Odyssey synthesizer, Oddity2.
According to GForce, Oddity2 “transports the spirit of the original into a new dimension.” Continue reading
Are virtual instruments getting good enough to replace a traditional orchestra?
That’s one of the questions raised by an interesting series of posts at sound design site AudioCookbook.
Softube has introduced Tube-Tech Classic Channel, a high-end channel strip and ‘surgical equalizer and fas bus compressor Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason. Continue reading
Here are a couple of video demos of Sparkle – an upcoming audio effects app for iPad from apeSoft (Alessandro Petrolati). Continue reading