VirtualCZ Phase Distortion Synth Inspired By Classic Casio CZ Synthesizers

Plugin Boutique has announced VirtualCZ – a new plug-in, inspired by the classic Casio CZ phase distortion synthesizers of the 80s.

The synthesis engine of the original hardware is modeled in the plug-in, which can load and transmit CZ SYSEX patches. But the plug-in goes beyond the hardware to offer new sound possibilities and usability features. It’s easier to edit, since all the important synthesis parameters have their own control. It also includes things not found on the originals such as switchable envelope generators (ADSR or 8-Stage MSEG) and Unison modes. Continue reading

Korg Gadget Update Brings Landscape Mode, Ableton Live Integration

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Korg has released a major update to its virtual studio for iOS, Gadget.

Gadget 1.0.3, codename Santa Clara, adds:

  • User-requested landscape mode (user-requested) that lets you use the app horizontally;
  • Enhanced MIDI control and audio export;
  • Seamless importation of your session to an Ableton Live set file (.als);
  • 64-bit support; and
  • Access to two brand-new gadgets, “Bilbao” and “Abu Dhabi”, as In-App Purchases.

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