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.

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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.

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XILS-lab Releases Syn’X 2 Polytimbral Virtual Analogue Synthesizer

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XILS-lab has released Syn’X 2,  a new multi- format (AAX, AU, RTAS, VST), 32- and 64-bit polytimbral virtual analogue synthesizer plug-in for Mac & Windows.

The new synth is inspired, in part, by the classic Elka Synthex & the Oberheim Matrix 12.

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U-He Hive Synthesizer Now Available

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U-He has released Hive – a new software synthesizer for Mac & Windows.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

Hive was made to be fast and simple. The streamlined single screen UI lets you dive into sound creation immediately. A fluid workflow invites you to tweak away until your sound is just right (or wrong in just the right way).

Hive was engineered to be light on CPU, and won’t slow you down while you work. But being “fast and simple” doesn’t mean we’ve sacrificed sound quality or creative control – Hive is packed with features, controls and enough flexibility to deliver stunning sounds.

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Animoog Gets Performance Overhaul; What Do You Want To See Next?

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Moog has released an update to Animoog, version 2.2.4, that delivers dozens of bug fixes, compatibility and stability improvements and tweaks.

The updates, detailed below, should resolve outstanding issues and deliver improved performance.

Check out the details below – and then let us know what you’d like to see Moog do next with Animoog! Continue reading