Spectrasonics Updates Omnisphere With New Patch Sharing Features

Spectrasonics-omnisphere2Spectrasonics has updated Omnisphere to version 2.1, adding a feature for sharing user sounds and a new Library Publishing capability.

“Now third-party developers of patch sets for Omnisphere 2 have a simple way to create and offer custom libraries,” says Spectrasonics’ Founder and Creative Director, Eric Persing. “There’s no need for installers or complicated instructions for moving files around directories deep in the system folders. And because it’s so easy to share sounds and ideas now, we feel this will be a huge boon for social media user groups discussing tips and patch creation. This is a big opportunity for our users everywhere. We look forward to seeing and hearing what develops!” Continue reading

Arturia Intros KeyLab Black Edition Controllers

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Arturia has introduced new versions of its KeyLab controller/software bundles, the KeyLab 49 Black Edition and the KeyLab 61 Black Edition.

The new versions offer updated styling and an expanded software package, including:

  • Solina V string machine;
  • Prophet V synthesizer; and
  • UVI Grand Piano Model D.

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

Trilobite Software Modular Synthesizer Uses Natural Selection To Make Bizarre Sounds

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Darwin Arts has released Trilobite 1.0 (aka the “Professional Edition”) – a software modular synthesizer that the developer says uses ‘Darwinian Natural Selection to help you create radically bizarre new sounds’ from simple basic acoustic building blocks.

Trilobite’s visual editor allows you to construct custom synthesis patches to create drones, keyboard instruments, effects and more. Once you’ve created a custom instrument, you can then use the Evolution Engine to explore thousands of derivative possibilities, and even ‘breed’ your new patch with others.

Here’s a video intro: Continue reading

TAL-Sampler An Analog-Modeling Synth With Sampling Sound Engine

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TAL has introduced TAL-Sampler – a full-featured analog-modeled synthesizer with a sampler engine as sound source.

It offers a powerful modulation matrix and a high quality self-oscillating 24/12/6 dB low pass filter.

Here’s what they have to say about TAL-Sampler: Continue reading