Wide Blue Sound Releases Eclipse Soft Synth

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Wide Blue Sound has released Eclipse, a soft synth that they say offers a ‘sound that is darker, heavier, more forceful and aggressive.”

Under the hood, the synthesis engine ‘orbits’ between four sound channels to create timbres that infinitely evolve over time. The channels can be shaped with several filter types, followed by a custom global FX chain and four powerful sequencers that offer deep modulation over most every element of the instrument.

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DrumPerfect Pro A ‘Human Feel Drummer’ For iPad

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Developer Marinus J.G. van de Molengraft has released DrumPerfect Pro, described as a ‘human feel drummer’ for iPad.

What sets it apart is the fact that it’s designed to be more of a virtual drummer, rather than a drum machine.

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UVI PX Apollo Inspired By Rare Moog Apollo Polyphonic Synthesizer

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UVI has announced PX Apollo – a new software synth, based on a rare synthesizer prototype from the early ‘70s, of which only 2 are known to exist. (aka, the Moog Apollo).

UVI notes:

The PX Apollo project represents an enormous effort and commitment to quality on many levels.

Due to the components available at the time of their design, early polyphonic synthesizers were and remain particularly susceptible to failure and require continued maintenance. The unit used for PX Apollo was no exception, initially inoperable, it required a tremendous restoration effort and no expense was spared to ensure complete authenticity and original functionality.

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