New Modular Soft Synth Lets You Create Sounds Using ‘Darwinian Evolution’

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Darwin Arts has introduced Trilobite 0.9.3, a freely downloadable modular software synthesizer that lets you create new sounds using ‘Darwinian Evolution’.

Will it lead to ‘survival of the phattest’?

Check out this video intro and decide for yourself: Continue reading

Vast Dynamics Intros ‘Brutal’ Vaporizer Synth For Mac & Windows

vast-vaporizerVast Dynamics has introduced Vaporizer – a new software synthesizer for Mac & Windows.

Vaporizer is a subtractive software synthesizer that they say offers a ‘fat virtual analog sound with low system CPU resource usage.’

A main focus of the synth is supersaw-like sounds with various unison and detune models. According to the company, ‘Vaporizer does not want to be smooth and gentle. It has sharp edges and can also be brutal.’ Continue reading

FM4 Update Adds Audiobus Support And More

primal-audio-fm-4-synthesizerPrimal Audio let us know that they’ve updated FM4, their four-operator FM synthesizer for iPad.

They also introduced a free version, FM4 Lite, that lets you try the app out, but has a few of the more advanced features, like MIDI and Audiobus, disabled. .

Here’s what’s new in FM 4 1.1: Continue reading

Free Yamaha Synth Book For iOS Combines Virtual Synth & Vintage Synths

yamaha-synth-bookAt the 2015 NAMM Show, Yamaha introduced a new iOS app that combines a virtual synth with vintage synths – the Yamaha Synth Book.

This app features a complete history of Yamaha Synthesizers, an integrated virtual analog soft synth, and serves as a portal to Yamaha’s online synth communities.

The app is being released as part of Yamaha’s celebration of its 40 year history of makin

The history features detailed, “behind the scenes” information about the 40-year design and development history of Yamaha synthesizers. It covers the technological breakthroughs behind key Yamaha synthesizers, from teh CS-80 to the DX-7, and some fantastic vintage synth rarities, too.

The app also includes a software synthesizer. . Continue reading