Arturia Intros V-Collection 4, Solina V & Matrix 12 V

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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

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Propellerhead Thor Polysonic Synthesizer Holiday Sale

thor-polysonic-synthesizerPropellerhead 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

Xils-lab PolyKB II Analog Morphing Synthesizer Review

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

New FM Synthesizer For iPad, FM4, Recreates Classic Yamaha DX Sound

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Primal Audio has announced FM4 – a new FM synthesizer for iPad, modeled on classic 1980s Yamaha DX series keyboards.

According to the developers, “Great care has been put into analyzing and replicating inherent sonic characteristics of the original hardware, such as internal quantization errors and digital-to-analogue conversion.” Continue reading

Cycling ’74 Releases Max 7 Visual Programming Language For Media

cycling-max7Cycling ’74 has released Max 7, the latest version of their visual programming system for audio and video.

Cycling ’74 calls Max 7 a ‘visual programming language for media.’ It works on Mac (OS 10.7+) and Windows (7+), and supports a wide variety of hardware.

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