Glitchmachines has released Scope, a modular sound generator and effects processing plugin, for Mac & Windows, that is geared toward experimental sound design and electronic music production.
Scope’s open-ended graphical patching system and diverse set of modules let you create a custom audio processing environment, capable of a very broad range of effects.
- Fully patchable modular sound generator and signal processor
- Sample library with 1500+ modular SFX in 24bit/96khz .wav
- 26 Modules ranging from Oscillators & Delays to LFOs & Mixers
- Freely configurable module slots and signal flow
- Tactile graphical patching system with virtual patch cables
- Real-time animated audio analyzers and visualizers
- 160 patches from 8 cutting-edge sound designers and artists
- Cross-platform compatibility (PC/Mac – VST/AU 32bit & 64bit)
Here’s an overview of Scope: Continue reading
This video, via developer Alexander Zolotov, demonstrates using Virtual ANS to convert fractal images into synthesized sound. Continue reading
Wusik has released Wusik 4000, a new software modular synthesizer for Windows and Mac.
Wusik 4000 is a new project by Wusik and WilliamK, done from the ground using modern code and cross-platform: Windows and MAC, VST/AU 32 and 64 bits.
Wusik 4000 has a fixed path of audio, but with a modular wire system for modulations. Audio and Events are dynamically routed in this way: Continue reading
Bitwig has announced that Bitwig Studio, the highly anticipated and long-gestating new DAW, is now available for Linux, Mac & Windows.
Here’s the text of their announcement:
The Bitwig Team would like to take this special moment to thank you. Your excitement and encouragement brought us to a great milestone today. Bitwig Studio 1.0 is an extraordinary product of hard work over the past few years, dedicated to offering a new solution to musicians everywhere, and a promise of great things to come.
We will continue to push forward with new ideas, and we welcome your support and feedback in the future.
Claes, Dom, Fredrik, Falko, Genys, Mea, Placidus, Nick, Nick M, Rade, Seba, and Volker.
Details below. Continue reading
Anarchy Effects – a free bundle of 5 audio plugins, previously available only for Windows – is now available for both Mac & Windows.
The effects each do a different form of frequency domain processing.
Here’s what’s included in the free bundle: Continue reading
Futucraft has released version 1.2 of Kairatune, a free software synth.
The update adds native 64-bit support for Windows users and makes Kairatune available for Mac users for the first time. The OS X version supports both 32-bit and 64-bit Macs and is available as Audio Unit instrument as well as VST instrument.
Here’s an audio demo of Kairatune in action: Continue reading
Wolfgang Palm has updated PPG WaveGenerator, adding AU support for Apple Logic Pro X and Garageband.
The new single installer includes both Mac and PC installers with VST for PC and VST and AU for Mac.
Other changes in this version include: Continue reading
LinPlug has released Spectral, their new top of the line software synthesizer, for Mac & Windows.
Here’s what they have to say about Spectral:
If you are familiar with subtractive synthesis, you will feel right at home with the Spectral, because you can choose an oscillator waveform, choose a filter shape and go on from there. But Spectral delivers far more options than you would expect from the well sorted user interface. Both Oscillator Waveform and Filter Shape can be edited in depth. The unique audio engine is capable of delivering many sounds never heard before.