Access Music has announced that it will be reintroducing the Virus TI Darkstar at Superbooth 16, being held in Berlin, March 31st – April 2nd, 2016. The Darkstar is based on a Virus TI Polar, but with a custom ‘gun metal’ case design.
The lost voyage: Access Virus TI Polar Demo was uploaded by: acemonvw
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Sonic Faction today announced Pathogen, a free wavetable instrument for Ableton Live. Based on the classic oscillator of the The Sickness (which itself was originally sampled from the Virus TI), Pathogen has, according to Sonic Faction, “the DNA of a truly infectious synth.” The instrument has three multi-sampled oscillators: Sawtooth, Pulse and Spectral Wave. The… Read More Sonic Faction Releases Pathogen Wavetable For Live
This teaser image has leaked out for the Virus TI Snow Black Edition – a 15th anniversary special edition of the Access Virus TI Snow. No official announcement has been made yet, but Access has teased an introduction for ‘Black Friday’. For now – here’s what we know about the rumored new synth…..
Access has an announcement coming this Friday. They’ve posted a note on their Facebook page that “This Friday, we got something “special” lurking around the corner…” This came in via reader Sven van der Heiden, who wonders, “Is it just another color change or is it something different? The buttons on the picture looks like… Read More What’s Access Introducing?
Access has announced a promotion to encourage Virus owners to try their latest gear. Upgrade from any Pre-Virus TI and you can save up to $250 in their 15th Anniversary cash back promotion: Access Virus TI Snow 100 Euro / $125* Access Virus TI2 Desktop 150 Euro / $175* Access Virus TI2 Polar 200 Euro… Read More Upgrade Your Virus & Get Cash Back
Access has just released their public beta of Virus TI OS v5.0, which features new filters and new envelopes. According to Access: OS5 gives you what thousands of Virus users always wanted: additional envelopes and new filters. The new operating system represents a new milestone and enables you to create sounds which were simply impossible… Read More Access Virus TI OS 5.0 Brings New Filters, Envelopes
Are analog synthesizers overrated? We love our analog gear in the Synthtopia Music Laboratory, ranging from a vintage Sequential Circuits Pro One synth to a Future Retro 777 bassline synthesizer to a large format modular synth. So, we know that a lot of readers may view the question of this post as heresy. But the… Read More Are Analog Synthesizers Overrated?