The MacBeth Nexus 1 Is The Business

Ken MacBeth of MacBeth Studio Systems shared photos today of his prototype for a new synth under development – the Nexus 1.

The new synth has a unique touch keyboard and four oscillators, dual state variable filter & four envelope generators

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Nexus Virtual Synth Gets Update

Nexus synth

ReFX has updated Nexus to version 1.3.0. Two new expansions – Store’n’Forward with UK Trance sounds and Hardstyle with Hardstyle/Hardtrance/Rave sounds have also been released.

You can preview the Nexus with the Blade Runner-esque demo, below.

New features in v1.3:

  • New master effect: distortion has been added.
  • New arpeggio-mode: poly has been added.
  • Internal limiter has been added.
  • Several ‘locks’ have been added, so specific sections (mod, arp etc.) can be protected from loading new presets.

Fixes in v1.3:

  • One-time click when loading new preset has been fixed.
  • Internal optimizations and minor bug fixes.

Pricing and Availability:
Nexus $299.99
Expansion packs $69.99