Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.0 Now Available

Spectrasonics-omnisphere2Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.0 is available beginning today.

The first version 2.0 of any Spectrasonics instrument, the  updated Omnisphere features a host of new synthesis capabilities and includes thousands of new sounds.

Omnisphere 2 includes what company founder Eric Persing calls the “most-requested” Omnisphere feature: audio import for user-created sound sources, along with new synthesis capabilities and creative tools, 3,000 new sounds, 25 new FX, an enhanced User Interface, and production/browsing features like Sound Match to quickly locate related sounds in the library, and Sound Lock to create “endless useful patch variations” by locking sound aspects while browsing other patches.
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SoundScaper Update Adds Deep MIDI Control & More

soundscaperSoundScaper – an experimental sound mini lab for creating soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones and glitches – has been updated with deep MIDI control and more.

With filtering and mixing of up to three oscillators, you can create soundscapes, textures and drones for your music. With complete MIDI control, this application is now comfortable to use for real-time sound creation and live performance.

Here’s what new in SoundScaper 1.2: Continue reading

Roli Unveils Equator Synthesizer, Because More Powerful Controllers Need More Powerful Synths

ROLI_Seaboard_GRAND_handsplaying In the last few years, there has been an explosion of innovation in the area of MIDI controllers, like the Roli Seaboard Grand multi-dimensional controller, above.

Today at Musikmesse 2015, Roli, the creators of the Seaboard Grand, introduced new cross-platform synth that’s specifically designed for advanced multi-dimensional controllers, Equator. Continue reading