Snow Audio Intros Pulse for Omnisphere

pulse-for-omnisphereSnow Audio has introduced Pulse for Omnisphere – a collection of 175 rhythmic patches for cinematic and electronic music.

Pulse is designed to complement your existing arsena,l by making creative use of Omnisphere’s expansive soundsource library to sculpt unusual, yet practical, rhythmic sounds.

Pulse’s presets come in three flavors: Bass, Percussive, and Melodic.Suitable for a variety of genres, these sounds are a quick way to add customizable rhythmic and arpeggiated layers to your project. Continue reading

Spectrasonics Intros Omnisphere 2

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At the 2015 NAMM Show, Spectrasonics has introduced Omnisphere 2.

They note that ‘This is the first v2.0 of any Spectrasonics instrument and it’s truly a gigantic one!”

Here’s the official video introduction from Spectrasonics Founder and Creative Director, Eric Persing: Continue reading

Here Comes The Sun! EDM Eclipse: Solar For Omnisphere

ILIO_EDM_Eclipse_SolarIt’s all right. Virtual instrument and sample library-maker ILIO has announced EDM Eclipse: Solar. This collection of 130 new patches for Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere is the counterpart and contrast to ILIO’s sister collection EDM Eclipse: Lunar.

As described by its creators, Solar is

“geared for adrenalin-inducing power using hard-hitting synths, sick basses, leads, pads, SFX, and a variety of tempo-locked sonic goodies… [with] roughed up … edges, added some funk, and even included some triplet-timed, tempo-synced groove monsters.”

EDM Eclipse: Solar exploits the capabilities of the modulation wheel to allow users rapid sound-altering control. Many patches are also optimized for use with The Orb, giving the user/performer even more real-time control, on the stage or in the studio. Continue reading

New Patch Library Travels To The Omniverse

Plugin Guruspectrasonics-omnisphere has introduced Omniverse III: Aurora – a patch library for Spectrasonics Omnisphere that has its own sci-fi backstory.

Creator John “Skippy” Lehmkuhl decided to something a little different with Omniverse III: Aurora.

The patch library is based around a sci-fi concept story and comes with a 4-page comic of the ‘Omniverse Chronicles’.

The audio demos include tracks by film and TV composer Amin Bhatia and others: Continue reading

Spectrasonics Releases AAX Versions Of Omnisphere, Trilian and Stylus RMX

spectrasonics-aaxSpectrasonics today released AAX Public Beta versions of its three virtual instruments – Omnisphere, Trilian and Stylus RMX – for Avid’s new Pro Tools 11. Registered users of the Spectrasonics instruments can log into their user accounts to download the Public Beta versions.

The new versions are available at no charge to registered users to test with the new 64-bit version of Pro Tools. Omnisphere, Trilian and Stylus RMX are all native 64-bit software instruments, designed to work with Pro Tools 11 on both OS X and Windows. Continue reading

Diego Stocco – Wired For Sound

WIred has published a set of videos from the Wired 2012 conference, including this talk by musician and sound designer Diego Stocco.

Stocco is familiar to many Synthtopia readers for his sound design work for Omnisphere and his inspirational sound design video songs. The video captures his full talk from the conference, in which he discusses the relationship of waves to music, his instrument inventions and making music from a tree.

“I want to live in a future,” notes Stocco, “with more music that will surprise me.”