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
Audiomodern Abuser is a hybrid analog virtual instrument for NI Kontakt.
Abuser is based on 3.6 GB of true stereo samples, from analog gear ‘abused’ through the Sherman Filterbank, and recorded at 96Khz.
Here’s Audiomodern has to say about Abuser: Continue reading
FM synthesizers have a reputation for being powerful, but painful to patch.
Primal Audio today released FM4, a new FM synthesizer for iPad they say reinvents FM synthesis, making it more accessible and intuitive. Continue reading
Op 133 Studios has introduced MicroSketch – an iPad music app for playing and experimenting with equal divisions of the octave other than the standard 12-tone scale.
WIth MicroSketch, octave divisions can be anything from 7 to 96.
The app is polyphonic up to the capabilities of your device’s processor (typically 24 voices) and multi-timbral with 16 ‘instrumental’ timbres.
The instruments are all fully synthesized (no samples!) using subtractive, additive, frequency modulation, the Karplus-Strong string model, VoSim, and granular synthesis techniques. Continue reading
GForce Software has announced that Oddity 2 – an update of its ARP Odyssey-inspired software synthesizer – is now available, for Mac & Windows.
Here are the official video intros: Continue reading
Developer Taylor Holliday has announced that Audulus for Windows – a port of his software modular synthesizer for iOS & OS X – is now ready for beta testing.
And he is looking for Windows users to beta test it: Continue reading
Korg is having an extended Black Friday Sale on all of its iPad apps, with discounts of up to 50% off.
Here’s a roundup: Continue reading
Arturia today introduced V-Collection 4, the latest version of its collection of virtual recreation of legendary synths, keyboards and drum kits.
New in this edition are:
- Solina V – a virtual version of the classic Arp/Eminent Solina string ensemble
- Matrix-12 V – a virtual version of one of the greatest analog synths ever made, the Oberheim Matrix 12