Roland Releases Latest ‘Plug-Out’ Plug-In, PROMARS

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Roland has released the PROMARS Plug-Out Software Synthesizer – a reproduction of the rare PROMARS synthesizer (introduced in 1979).

Designed for Roland System-1, as well as Mac and Windows, the new PROMARS uses Analog Circuit Behavior to recreate the ‘incredibly warm, dense sound’ of the original.

Here’s a video overview, with audio demos, from the 2015 NAMM Show: Continue reading

200+ New Sounds For GForce Oddity2

odyssOdyss is a collection of 200+ new sounds for GForce Oddity2, by Kimik, available now at SoundsForSynth. 

Here’s what they have to say about Odyss:

Oddity2 is a monster synth with endless modulation capabilities. There are not many static patches found in this package, these sounds are all about being alive, moving and evolving in a nice musical way.

Includes:

  • 64 Pads
  • 64 Keys
  • 64 Basses
  • 30 Leads
  • 20 Chords
  • 6 FX

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Navichord Updated With Inter-App Audio, Audiobus & More

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Developer Denis Kutuzov has released an update to Navichord – an instrument and MIDI controller for the iPad – adding Audiobus and Inter-App Audio support and more.

Navichord also has added Roman numeral chord names on its harmonic grid, which lets you learn or leverage traditional music theory.

Here’s what’s new in Navichord v1.2: Continue reading

Zed Synth For iOS Offers Physical Modeling, Virtual Analog & Waveshaping

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Developer Richard Meyer – creator of Patch Morpher – has introduced Zed Synth – a new software synthesizer for iPhone & iPad.

Zed Synthc combines virtual analog synthesis with physical modeling synthesis, letting you create ‘rich and immersive sounds’, ranging from bright electronic dance music patches to subtle and expressive solo instruments. Continue reading