Ziebane Instruments has introduced RX-207 Live Remixer for Windows.
RX-207 is a DirectX 9 based realtime audio and video groovebox, designed to transform your PC into a real electronic instrument, as close to the feeling of dedicated hardware as possible. The sound engine was built from scratch to achieve ‘unparalleled’ responsiveness in computer music production.
RX-207 lets you remix existing phrases and patterns, build up on them, make them your own or start from scratch with original material. Continue reading
Anarchy Effects – a free bundle of 5 audio plugins, previously available only for Windows – is now available for both Mac & Windows.
The effects each do a different form of frequency domain processing.
Here’s what’s included in the free bundle: Continue reading
Variety of Sound has released a free VST for WIndows, SlickHDR - a Psychoaccoustic Dynamic Processor which:
- balances the perceived global vs. local micro dynamics of any incoming audio.
- creates a rich in contrast, detailed and clearly perceived image which translates way better across different listening environments.
- provides a convenient workflow by simply adjusting three dynamic processors to show a roughly same load.
- offers further and detailed control about overall tone and release time behavior.
SlickHDR is a freeware VST audio plug-in for Windows x32. You can download a copy at the Variety of Sound site.
If you give SlickHDR a try, let us know what you think of it!
Futucraft has released version 1.2 of Kairatune, a free software synth.
The update adds native 64-bit support for Windows users and makes Kairatune available for Mac users for the first time. The OS X version supports both 32-bit and 64-bit Macs and is available as Audio Unit instrument as well as VST instrument.
Here’s an audio demo of Kairatune in action: Continue reading
LinPlug has released Spectral, their new top of the line software synthesizer, for Mac & Windows.
Here’s what they have to say about Spectral:
If you are familiar with subtractive synthesis, you will feel right at home with the Spectral, because you can choose an oscillator waveform, choose a filter shape and go on from there. But Spectral delivers far more options than you would expect from the well sorted user interface. Both Oscillator Waveform and Filter Shape can be edited in depth. The unique audio engine is capable of delivering many sounds never heard before.
Synth pioneer Wolfgang Palm has announced that PPG Wavegenerator, the desktop version of his popular software synth for iOS, is now available.
“Now the same great synth takes advantage of the additional power found on desktop and laptop computers to allow users to use this as a in their favorite Mac and PC DAW as a 64 or 32 bit VSTi,” notes Palm. “AU is to planned to follow shortly.”
Here is a video intro from Wolfgang Palm: Continue reading
AudioThing has released Pipes for Mac OS X and Windows, a collection of instruments derived from a variety of cardboard tubes, aluminum spray cans, dreamcatchers, and PVC pipes.
Each instrument features from 3 to 6 Round Robin samples and up to 3 velocity layers.
Here’s a demo of Pipes in action: Continue reading
This video, via PPGWavegenerator, is a sneak preview of the upcoming PPG WaveGenerator VST for PC. Continue reading