TEControl shared this video, featuring film and TV composer Dan Radlauer demonstrating how he uses their USB MIDI Breath and Bite Controller 2 (BBC 2) to play virtual instruments more expressively.
SampleScience has introduced Nostromos, a new ‘cinematic’ virtual instrument, featuring 1.1 gig of sampled sounds. The plugin has 80 playable instruments. Each sound can be modified using a series of simple parameters. The sounds range from ambient pads to organic “mutant” textures, ethereal tones to mystic bells.
Rob Papen has released Prisma, a free plugin for owners of his plugins. Prisma lets you create layerd patches out of multiple plugins to create massive hybrid sounds. Here are the official Prisma video demos:
Arturia has announced B-3 V — a new software simulation of the classic B-3 tonewheel organ and Leslie rotary speaker combo. While the B-3 V is designed to emulate the classic Hammond B3, it also updates it with new options, including: Voice Modulator – this lets you automate drawbars via LFO, envelopes and even a step sequence. These open up… Read More Arturia Intros B-3 V Virtual Hammond Organ
Arturia has introdued Farfisa V, a software recreation of the Farfisa Compact Deluxe, with some additional features from the Duo Compact series. The new virtual organ, for Mac & Windows, uses physical modeling to emulate the original. Arturia says that they modeled the real behavior of each component, right down to the transistors, oscillators, filters and built-in effects.
Today audio software developer FXpansion announced the availability of Geist2, the new incarnation of their award-winning Geist. Geist2 is a sound-sculpting and beat production system with streamlined sample manipulation, arrangement, and modulation capabilities for intuitive and accelerated workflow. Geist2 is an advanced step-sequencer and sample-based drum machine realized in software, designed with an “elegant and… Read More FXpansion Announces Geist2 Beat Production System
Arturia today announced the availability of Analog Lab 2 — a new incarnation of its composite virtual instrument that offers a broad selection of sounds from its V Collection 5 software bundle. While V Collection 5 is designed for people that want to dig into the synthesis options of their virtual instruments, Analog Lab 2 is designed for… Read More Arturia Analog Lab 2 Offers 5,000 Sounds From 17 Classic Instruments
NoiseAsh Audio Tools has released Sweetcase – a vintage electric piano virtual instrument, for OS X & WIndows. Features: Professional vintage electric piano sound All samples were recorded, mixed / mastered through classic analog gears such as tape saturator, tube eq and compressors. Many round robins and different velocity layers for realistic sound. Bass Boost, Bell,… Read More Free Vintage Electric Piano VST / AU Plugin