Madrona Labs Debuts Kaivo, Physical Modeling Synthesizer

Madrona Labs has released Kaivo, a semi-modular software synthesizer that combines two ways of making sound: granular synthesis and physical modeling. Developer Randy Jones says: “Today we release Kaivo, our new software synthesizer. ‘Kaivo’ is Finnish for ‘well,’ as in, a deep well of sounds, and I’ve been working on deepening that well over the… Read More Madrona Labs Debuts Kaivo, Physical Modeling Synthesizer

Madrona Labs Updates Aalto Software Modular Synthesizer

Madrona Labs has released Aalto 1.5 – an updated version of its software modular synthesizer for Mac & Windows. Version 1.5 has some major compatibility improvements for both Windows and Mac users. Performance should be dramatically improved on some Windows systems. The new version has a new OpenGL-assisted renderer, so graphics are amazingly sharp, at… Read More Madrona Labs Updates Aalto Software Modular Synthesizer

New Patch Library For Madrona Labs Aalto, Alien Technology

Sounds For Synth has released a new patch library for Madrona Labs’ Aalto synthesizer, Alien Technology. Alien Technology¬†contains 132 presets, made up of ‘exotic machines, atmospheres, foleys, special effects and abstract sequences; with a small serving of instrument sounds to round out the collection’. According to the developer, the patches are particularly suited to film… Read More New Patch Library For Madrona Labs Aalto, Alien Technology

Aalto Update Brings Vector-Based UI, OSC Input

Madrona Labs has released an update to Aalto – a software patchable synthesizer. Here’s what’s new in Aalto 1.3: redesigned, rewritten, vector-based, smoothly resizeable UI DSP optimizations Open Sound Control input for Soundplane / t3d format controllers fixed key stealing in Ableton Live fixed Fxpansion RTAS wrapper compatibility improved dial / mouse wheel ballistics fixed… Read More Aalto Update Brings Vector-Based UI, OSC Input