Hinton & Fairchild have released BIGROOMKIXSYNTH VSTi, a free kick drum synth VSTi for Windows.
Here’s what they have to say about it: Continue reading
AudioSpillage has released DrumSpillage 2 – a 16 part multi-model drum synthesizer plugin for Mac OS X.
Here’s what’s new in DrumSpillage 2: Continue reading
2014 NAMM Show: Arturia has announced Spark 2.0, featuring a new interface that allows users to add and subtract modules (including oscillators, multimode filters and Karplus-Strong filter, ADR envelopes, LFOs, mixers, ring modulator, Bode Frequency Shifter, spring mass, and CV processor); create their own patch routings; and assign up to six macro controls for immediate control.
Spark’s fully-modular VA (Virtual Analogue) sound engine adds 50 new kits, including no fewer than 800 new instruments, that span more musical genres than ever before. The kits come complete with 32 patterns that can be used by themselves or to form the basis of user-programmed beats. Continue reading
Chamber of Sounds has introduced the Jupiter III G analog percussion synthesizer.
The Jupiter III analog percussion synth has a redesigned PCB, linear pots, a larger piezo pickup, and an LED power indicator. According to Chamber of Sounds, this makes it ‘ballsier than before’.
This video, via Arjen Schat, takes a look at creating analog kick drums, using subtractive synthesis on a Moog Little Phatty.