zMors Modular Updated With Pure Data, 8-bit Oscillators & More

zmors-modularzMors Modular – a software modular synthesizer for iPad – has been updated with Pure Data, 8-bit & physical modeling oscillators & more.

Pure Data is an open source programming language for creating multimedia software.

Here’s what’s new in zMors Modular 1.2: Continue reading

FM4 Rack Extension Now Available, ‘Farty Brass Sounds’ Not Included

img_fm4_reason_large

Primal Audio let us know that they’ve released FM4 – their DX-style FM software synthesizer – as a Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.

Heres what they have to say about it:

FM4 is a four-operator FM synthesizer for the Reason rack.

Modeled on the first commercially available FM synths from the 1980s, FM4 recreates that dirty, lo-fi, cutting sound of the original units.

Combined with a carefully thought-out, stripped-down, yet powerfull, user interface, FM4 makes it a breeze to create a multitude of sounds, ranging from punchy basses, crystal-clear bells, and lush pads, to organic textures, striking drums, and piercing leads.

Here are the official audio demos: Continue reading

New Driver Rack Extension Synth Offers Up To 9 Oscillators Per Note

driver-for-reason

Ochen K has introduced Driver – a new Rack Extension synthesizer for Propellerhead Reason.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

Driver is a 12-note polyphonic synth, with up to 9 oscillators per note. It’s perfect for electronic music production, specializing in rich basses and leads, and evolving sounds like swells, rises, and drops. With its intuitive direct editing of envelopes for every parameter, making complex sounds in Driver is surprisingly easy.

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading

ABL3 Computer Bassline A 303 For Reason

abl3-computer-bassline-roland-tb-303-propellerhead-reason

AudioRealism Bass Line 3 (ABL3) – an emulation of the classic Roland TB-303 bassline synthesizer – is now available as a Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.

According to AudioRealism, ABL3 accurately emulates every aspect of the original, ‘from growling basses to hollow middles and beeping highs with metal rattling accents’.

Here’s the ABL3 video intro: Continue reading

New Kick Drum Synth, KickR, For OS X

kickr-drum-synthGuDa Audio has introduced KickR – a kick drum synthesizer for OS X.

Features:

  • Designed ground up to create nothing but  kicks.
  • Three sections of Body, Thump and Noise for quick but still detailed control
  • Warm EQ is an old school style EQ that adds very mild saturation when pushing the levers up. ‘Great for sculpting and giving your kicks that extra ohmpf.’
  • Customizable interface with different color themes and knob styles
  • CPU friendly

Continue reading

Hexaglyphics Noise Generator Is Like Making Music In The Matrix

hexaglyphics-matrix

Nicola Pisanti has introduced Hexaglyphics – a 13-bit noise generator that looks like it should be used for making music in The Matrix.

Hexaglyphics uses an interface based on an original alphabet for hexadecimal values. It can turn gestures into a wide range of noise sweeps, zaps/clicks, squarish oscillations and abstract sounds.

Here’s the official video intro:  Continue reading