Sugar Bytes has introduced Factory – a new software polysynth for Mac & Windows.
Monade Sounds has introduced Pure606, a sample-based emulation of the Roland TR-606 drum machine. Pure606 is based on a 24-bit sample set, recorded straight from a TR-606. The sounds have also been sampled using various samplers (Akai MPC60, E-mu SP-1200), and recorded through vintage tube amps and tape recorders. The result is, in addition to the clean 606… Read More New Drum Plugin Based On Roland TR-606
Arturia has introdued Farfisa V, a software recreation of the Farfisa Compact Deluxe, with some additional features from the Duo Compact series. The new virtual organ, for Mac & Windows, uses physical modeling to emulate the original. Arturia says that they modeled the real behavior of each component, right down to the transistors, oscillators, filters and built-in effects.
Audionomy has introduced DM2 – a new synthesis-based drum machine, from the creator of DM1. DM2 is powered by Pure Data, an open source language for audio and visual synthesis. Along with a polymetric sequencer and an extensive song mode, DM2 includes a fully graphical editor for creating drum sounds. Here’s the official video intro:
Arturia today introduced Synclavier V – a new version of the classic Synclavier digital synthesizer for OS X & Windows. New England Digital’s Synclavier was originally introduced in 1979, and, back then, cost as much as a house. But, because of its unique capabilities, the Synclavier quickly found its way into top studios, movie soundtracks and recordings, including iconic… Read More $200,000 Synclavier Synthesizer Now A $200 App
iZotope has announced VocalSynth – a new plugin for OS X & WIndows that specializes in voice synthesis and vocal effects. VocalSynth offers four vocal engines – Vocoder, Polyvoice, Compuvox, and Talkbox – alongside specialized vocal effects and pitch correction. Here’s the official video intro:
Developer Martin Lüders has released PG-8X v2.0, a free virtual analog synthesizer for OS X & Windows, inspired by the Roland JX-8P.
Lethal Audio has launched, with an inaugural release, Lethal synthesizer that offers a 5GB library of ‘commercial quality’ sounds. Here’s what they have to say about it: