FXpansion Announces Geist2 Beat Production System

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

AAS Releases Synbiosis Sound Bank for Chromaphone 2

In collaboration with artist and sound designer Daniel Stawczyk a.k.a. Status, Applied Acoustics Systems has released their Synbiosis sound bank for the Chromaphone 2 synthesizer and AAS Player plug-ins. Synbiosis is sound designer Daniel Stawczyk’s fifth volume in AAS’ Sound Bank Series and his first one for Chromaphone. This 130-preset collection includes arpeggiators, basses, bells,… Read More AAS Releases Synbiosis Sound Bank for Chromaphone 2

Applied Acoustics Systems – Strum Acoustic GS-2

At The NAMM Show 2015: Applied Acoustics Systems has announced the upcoming release of Strum Acoustic GS-2, a new version of its award-wining Strum Acoustic GS-1 guitar track production plug-in. Strum Acoustic GS-2 will ship with a streamlined interface, a new equalizer and compressor module, a new multi-effect processor as well as native 64-bit operation… Read More Applied Acoustics Systems – Strum Acoustic GS-2

Akai Professional Intros Advance Keyboard Series

2015 NAMM Show Preview: Akai Professional today introduced a new line of control keyboards, the Advance Keyboard series, that’s designed to provide deep integration with virtual instruments. Available in 25-, 49-, and 61-key sizes, the Advance 25, Advance 49, and Advance 61 let you load, play and control your virtual instrument plugins directly from their… Read More Akai Professional Intros Advance Keyboard Series

Eisenberg Audio Releases Vier, Emulates Doepfer MS-404

Berlin-based audio software developer Eisenberg Audio has released a new software synthesizer, Vier. If you remember high school German class, you’ll recall that Vier means four, and Eisenberg’s Vier emulates the Doepfer MS-404, the monophonic analog synthesizer from the 1990s. The Doepfer MS-404 was a single rack device. Vier combines four independent rack modules in… Read More Eisenberg Audio Releases Vier, Emulates Doepfer MS-404

AIR Music Tech Releases ‘The Riser’ Plug-in

Virtual instrument maker AIR Music Technology has introduced The Riser, a new synthesizer for “creating powerful transitions.” Created with electronic dance music producers and DJs in mind, The Riser “infuses tracks with progression and hype.” Central to The Riser are three editable sound generators – sweep, noise, and chord – which allow the user to… Read More AIR Music Tech Releases ‘The Riser’ Plug-in