The Sensual Synth Sounds Of The Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer

This video, via Jürgen Driessen, is an exploration of the new Waldorf Streichfett String Synthesizer.

While other synths offer monophonic, polyphonic or even paraphonic synthesis, the Streichfett might be characterized as pornophonic - designed to create the  the ‘adult’ sound of vintage string synthesizers.  Continue reading

Roland Updates Entire Aira Line

roland-airaRoland today announced updates to its entire Aira line, delivering features requested by users from around the globe.

The Aira Update includes enhancements for the whole line, such as backup and restore facilities and better overall MIDI management.

In addition, there are product-specific enhancements, like external MIDI pitch control for VT-3, tuning control for TB-3, and instrument gain control for TR-8.

Roland is also now including the SH-101 Plug-Out software synthesizer as a free download for owners of the new System-1 keyboard.

Here are the details on the product-specific updates: Continue reading