The Dirty Electronics Sonar 20th Anniversary Synth

This video is a teaser for the new Dirty Electronics Sonar 20th Anniversary Synth – an ultra minimal pocket-sized synth, black finished with silver-plated etched Sonar logo. The synth has a 20-step sequencer to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Sonar (one step for each year).

Dirty Electronics describes the Sonar 20th Anniversary Synth as “Bit bashing meets analogue noise and crumpled grooves.” Continue reading

Glitch 2 For Linux, Mac & Windows


Illformed has released Glitch 2, an audio effect plugin for Linux, Mac & Windows.

Glitch features a new sequencer which can play multiple effects simultaneously, with the ability to trigger unique scenes from every note on your keyboard, Glitch can be ‘as gentle or as brutal as you like’.


  • Sequencer
    • Each program consists of 128 scenes that can be triggered via MIDI notes. Each scene has its own unique sequencer pattern, timing, and effect settings, allowing you to create tons of unique variations.
    • Multi-lane sequencer allows many effects to be played simultaneously, to create interesting layered sounds.
    • Improved sequencer timing controls to better match your groove and song structure.
    • Intuitive pattern editor with drag’n’drop. Draw, erase, resize, split and join blocks with ease.
  • Effects
    • 9 effect modules designed to slice, dice, chop, screw, twist, turn and mangle your sounds.
    • Tempo-synced effects can easily be dialled in to precise musical timings such as 16th notes, 8th note triplets, and so on.
    • Filter, mix, pan and volume controls on each module, to help shape and fine-tune the output.
  • Randomize, Mutate, Glitch
    • Randomize and Mutate functions can be found at almost every level. Mutate a single effect to get slightly different parameter variations, or instantly Randomize everything in the entire scene to create unexpected, chaotic and inspiring results.

Glitch 2 is available now for $59.95.

Glitch1 Brings Glitch Action To AudioBus

Pentacom has updated Glitch1 to support AudioBus. You can preview Glitch1 being used as an AudioBus effect above.  Continue reading

Glitchmachines Intros Fragment Macropack

fragmentGlitchmachines has introduced Fragment – the first in a series of ‘Macropack’ sample packs that feature collaborations with  software developers and sound designers.

Fragment features 300 sound effects by Ivo Ivanov, an exclusive plugin from Inear Display and a custom Lemur template from Antonio Blanca. Continue reading