Trilobite Software Modular Synthesizer Uses Natural Selection To Make Bizarre Sounds

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Darwin Arts has released Trilobite 1.0 (aka the “Professional Edition”) – a software modular synthesizer that the developer says uses ‘Darwinian Natural Selection to help you create radically bizarre new sounds’ from simple basic acoustic building blocks.

Trilobite’s visual editor allows you to construct custom synthesis patches to create drones, keyboard instruments, effects and more. Once you’ve created a custom instrument, you can then use the Evolution Engine to explore thousands of derivative possibilities, and even ‘breed’ your new patch with others.

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TAL-Sampler An Analog-Modeling Synth With Sampling Sound Engine

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TAL has introduced TAL-Sampler – a full-featured analog-modeled synthesizer with a sampler engine as sound source.

It offers a powerful modulation matrix and a high quality self-oscillating 24/12/6 dB low pass filter.

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MOTU Digital Performer 9 Now Available

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MOTU has announced that it’s now shipping version 9 of Digital Performer, the latest version of its DAW.

Digital Performer 9 includes MOTU’s MX4 MultiSynth, five new plug-ins, automation lanes and spectrogram display in the Sequence Editor, Retina display support, MusicXML notation export and other new features. And the new MegaSynth lets you turn your guitar into a synthesizer. Continue reading

XILS-lab Releases Syn’X 2 Polytimbral Virtual Analogue Synthesizer

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XILS-lab has released Syn’X 2,  a new multi- format (AAX, AU, RTAS, VST), 32- and 64-bit polytimbral virtual analogue synthesizer plug-in for Mac & Windows.

The new synth is inspired, in part, by the classic Elka Synthex & the Oberheim Matrix 12.

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Sound Force Intros Custom Controller For TAL-BassLine-101

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Sound Force Controllers has introduced the SFC-101 MIDI Controller – a dedicated MIDI controller designed for the TAL-BassLine-101 plugin, a model of the Roland SH-101.

The SFC-101 is designed to offer you a complete hardware experience within in your software environment.

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