Audulus for Windows – a software modular synthesizer that lets you create patches visually – is now available.
With Audulus, you can build synthesizers, design new sounds, or process audio, with low-latency real-time processing, suitable for live performance.
Audulus is also available for iOS and OS X, and you can share patches across platforms.
Here’s a video intro to Audulus For WIndows from developer Taylor Holliday: Continue reading
Retronyms has released Phase84 – described as ‘a next generation phase distortion synthesizer’, inspired by the classic phase distortion synthesis sounds of the Casio CZ line of synths.
Phase distortion synthesis is a form of waveshaping synthesis that has its roots in Casio’s CZ line of digital synthesizers from the 80s. It is designed to have the warmth of a subtractive (analog) synthesizer, yet be capable of the squelchy tones and sharp attacks of an FM synth. Continue reading
Korg recently introduced Module – a sound module app for iPad that offers ‘bread and butter’ keyboard sounds, including piano, electric piano and organ.
This video, via John Mike, is a review of Korg Module that takes a look at using it in live performance. Mike also demonstrates how to record Module into GarageBand on the iPad. Continue reading
GForce Software has announced that Oddity 2 – an update of its ARP Odyssey-inspired software synthesizer – is now available, for Mac & Windows.
Here are the official video intros: Continue reading
Developer Taylor Holliday has announced that Audulus for Windows – a port of his software modular synthesizer for iOS & OS X – is now ready for beta testing.
And he is looking for Windows users to beta test it: Continue reading
Arturia today introduced V-Collection 4, the latest version of its collection of virtual recreation of legendary synths, keyboards and drum kits.
New in this edition are:
- Solina V – a virtual version of the classic Arp/Eminent Solina string ensemble
- Matrix-12 V – a virtual version of one of the greatest analog synths ever made, the Oberheim Matrix 12
Propellerhead has slashed the price on its flagship synthesizer Thor Polysonic Synthesizer for iPad as a Holiday Sale.
The software synth, which is normally priced at US $14.99, is $4.99 through the end of December.
According to Propellerhead, Thor offers “god-like sound sculpting capabilities”. Continue reading
In this video, JK Swopes of SoundsAndGear reviews the Xils-lab PolyKB II morphing synthesizer plugin for Mac & Wndows.
The PolyKB is designed to recreate the sound of the RSF PolyKobol analog synthesizer, including one of coolest features – a continuous morphing oscillator, which can be fully modulated by many sources. Continue reading