ABL3 Computer Bassline A 303 For Reason

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AudioRealism Bass Line 3 (ABL3) – an emulation of the classic Roland TB-303 bassline synthesizer – is now available as a Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.

According to AudioRealism, ABL3 accurately emulates every aspect of the original, ‘from growling basses to hollow middles and beeping highs with metal rattling accents’.

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Animoog Update On The Way

Moog Music developer Geert Bevin (who’s also worked with Roger Linn Design & EigenLabs) mentioned, via Twitter, that a new version of Animoog is now in testing. Continue reading

New Kick Drum Synth, KickR, For OS X

kickr-drum-synthGuDa Audio has introduced KickR – a kick drum synthesizer for OS X.

Features:

  • Designed ground up to create nothing but  kicks.
  • Three sections of Body, Thump and Noise for quick but still detailed control
  • Warm EQ is an old school style EQ that adds very mild saturation when pushing the levers up. ‘Great for sculpting and giving your kicks that extra ohmpf.’
  • Customizable interface with different color themes and knob styles
  • CPU friendly

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The Sound Of Omnisphere 2

Spectrasonic 2, released last week, is one of the most anticipated software synths ever.

The first version 2.0 of any Spectrasonics instrument, the  updated Omnisphere features a host of new synthesis capabilities and includes thousands of new sounds.

This set of videos, via Michael Walthius, demos the factory presets included in the new Omnisphere 2 upgrade from Spectrasonics. Continue reading

SampleRobot Volca-X For Mac & Windows Now Available

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SKYLIFE has released SampleRobot Volca-X – a new version of SampleRobot that’s designed to work with the Korg Volca Sample.

SampleRobot Volca-X is designed to let you:

  • play plug-in sounds on your Volca Sample,
  • sample vintage drum machines automatically,
  • slice all-in-one files,
  • store all your sample banks on hard disk,
  • rearrange sample slots,
  • use the stereo export options to mock stereo sample playback on the Volca Sample, etc.

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Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.0 Now Available

Spectrasonics-omnisphere2Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.0 is available beginning today.

The first version 2.0 of any Spectrasonics instrument, the  updated Omnisphere features a host of new synthesis capabilities and includes thousands of new sounds.

Omnisphere 2 includes what company founder Eric Persing calls the “most-requested” Omnisphere feature: audio import for user-created sound sources, along with new synthesis capabilities and creative tools, 3,000 new sounds, 25 new FX, an enhanced User Interface, and production/browsing features like Sound Match to quickly locate related sounds in the library, and Sound Lock to create “endless useful patch variations” by locking sound aspects while browsing other patches.
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