UVI releases Whoosh FX whoosh and motion sound design tool


UVI has released a featured cinema-quality sound design tool for motion graphics, TV, film, ads, games, music and more. With a powerful 3-layer engine, Whoosh FX delivers a capable yet easy-to-master tool for generating all manner of movement and whoosh sounds, convincing environmental effects like fire, electricity, water and wind, and sci-fi sound effects. At […]

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Arturia releases V Collection 7 with Intro Offer

Arturia have announced the arrival of the latest edition of V Collection: their flagship anthology of reimagined historic synths and keyboards. Containing 24 software instruments and thousands…

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2getheraudio releases CL4P Maker virtual handclap instrument

2getheraudio CL4P Maker Quick Edit

2getheraudio has announced the release of CL4P Maker, a virtual instrument dedicated to creating and playing an infinite variety of handclap sounds. Originally made popular by the Roland TR808 and TR909 drum machines, handclap sounds are utilized extensively in hip hop, pop, R&B, and electronic dance music of all styles. CL4P Maker builds on this […]

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Arturia Announces V Collection 7 w/ EMS SYNTHI & Casio CZ-101 Based Synth Engines

Published on Apr 25, 2019 Arturia

Update: mini press release added below.
Update2: User videos added below.

“24 timeless instruments lovingly recreated in #software, and modernized with contemporary features. This is the most comprehensive anthology of classic #synth and #keyboards ever made. This is decades of passionate research, modelling, and development. This is your chance to take your

Behringer MS101 – Midi – Arturia BeatStep Pro Sequencer – Recorded Live

Published on Apr 25, 2019 kvfive

“Testing out the new firmware supplied by Behringer, midi has now been implemented !

Short track demonstrating the MS-101 being controlled (midi note data) from the Arturia BeatStep Pro.

Enjoy :-)”


Published on Apr 25, 2019 paul tas

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FULL modular synthesiser
The most sweet standalone modular synthesiser . It’s for experimental purposes but also to have a bread and butter performance .It has a Effects processor With a delay .That you can also use externally It’s a built in Nemo delay .Function De patch Arealeft banana jack .are output .The right ones are inputs .

Moog Matriarch puts all your analog sound shaping in one keyboard

Moog has taken the elements of their semi-modular line and given it a flagship – a patchable, calico-colored keyboard with sequencer, 4-voice paraphonic synth, and effects in one keyboard.

The pitch: even before you plug in cables to the copious patch points here, you can quickly get evolving strings of dreamy chords (or rich melodies), complete with delay and modulation. Those extra (analog, they want you to remember) specs aren’t just about more features. They’re about dialing in imaginative sounds. And so the Matriarch is an all-in-one keyboard that draws from Moog’s modular legacy, but in an integrated design you can use both with and without patching.

We’re definitely living in a weird timestream. When I started writing about music tech and joined Keyboard in the early 2000s, “workstation” keyboards were digital affairs, with functionality hidden deep in menus and screens. The key was to put as many instruments as possible – analog synthesis being seen as something retro and niche. Moog for their part had the Voyager, which took the Minimooog line in the direction of new analog exploration. But even Moog’s offering was primarily connected with MIDI cables, and had a touch panel right on the front.

Now, CV and gate – analog interconnects – are standard equipment alongside MIDI. People are happy to twist knobs rather than just dial up presets. (We, uh, could have told manufacturers that all along. Here’s a hint: if it’s fun, we’ll like it. Hence the term “play” music.)

And even if Moog are still (happily) outside the mainstream, there’s nothing saying their Matriarch has anything but broad appeal.

So here’s a keyboard proudly with wires popping out the top. And while Moog prominently tout “all-analog signal path” and “retro” design, we’re really seeing ourselves back in the parallel universe where analog synthesis never went away. On one hand, we’ve come full circle to some of the features first introduced in analog synthesis, but now it’s clearer what they’re for and how to make them more accessible. So for all its 1970s-derived features (Moog name included), the Matriarch is inventive in a way that makes sense in 2019.

Moog are pulling from the modular world, too, more aggressively than ever. Not only is this patchable, but the design does imagine a series of modules. So you get Minimoog oscillators, a mixer, classic Moog filters, envelopes and sound shapers. They’ve also built in a sequencer/arpeggiator.

The voice configuration allows mono, duo, and paraphonic playing modes, plus you have four notes per step in the sequencer.

My sense is what will make this interesting is the multiple modes on the filters combined with a Moogerfooger-like analog delay and tons of modulation. So you have dual ADSR envelopes and dual analog amplifiers, and two filters you can use in parallel or stereo or series. The delay is stereo (and ping/pong if you want) up to 700 ms – still waiting on Moog to tell me how short that delay can go.

Oh yeah, and ring mod possibilities also sound interesting. Plus they’ve got mults in there for making patching deeper onboard.


Mono, duo, and 4-note paraphonic playability
Stereo analog delay with up to 700ms of stereo or ping/pong style repeats
256-step sequencer with up to four notes per step and 12 stored patterns
Arpeggiator with selectable modes (Order, Forward/Backward, Random)
Semi-modular analog synthesizer—no patching required
90 modular patch points for endless exploration
Expressive 49-note Fatar keyboard with patchable velocity and aftertouch
Four analog oscillators with selectable waveshape and hard sync per-oscillator
Full-range analog LFO with six selectable waveshapes
Dual analog filters with parallel (HP/LP), stereo (LP/LP), and series (HP/LP) modes available
Dual analog ADSR envelopes
Dual analog VCAs
Three bipolar voltage controlled attenuators with ring mod capability
2×4 parallel wired unbuffered mults
Additional simple analog LFO useful for adding modulation to delay, filters and VCAs
1/4″ external audio input for processing guitars, drum machines, and more through Matriarch’s analog circuits
Stereo 1/4″ and 3.5mm Eurorack level audio outputs

This is a Moog and a “flagship,” so it doesn’t come cheap – US$1999. That’s not to complain about the price, but it does mean if you’re in that budget, you have a lot of options. (Sitting next to me as I write this is Polyend’s Medusa along with Dreadbox, which has 6 voices instead of four, and some digital oscillators and modulation options that take it in a radically different direction from the Matriarch. Oddly, people complained about its price, and it costs half as much.)

I would personally be pretty tempted by Moog’s own Grandmother, the Matriarch’s baby sibling – with a street price around $800. It’s a monosynth, and the whole architecture is scaled accordingly. (It also has a spring reverb tank in place of the Matriarch’s delay). But you could use the saved money for a little Eurorack skiff.

That said, the Matriarch is a thoughtful, colorful, appealing new top-of-the-line for this family of Moogs. And it gets a Moogfest limited edition at the festival happening now – plus a lot of artists gathered who I’m sure will really want one.


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Sonuscore releases Origins Bundle Vol.1-5 for Kontakt

Sonuscore has released Origins Bundle Vol.1-5, a collection of the five original Origins instrument couples:
Sansula + Steel Tongue Drum. Music Box + Plucked Piano. 12-String Acoustic…

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Moog Matriarch – Grandmother Deluxe mit Oszillatoren / Stimmen

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Moog hatte den Namen bereits schon vor einiger Zeit registriert, jedoch schien es, er würde für den Vocoder verwendet werden, es ist nun aber ein großer neuer Synthesizer geworden.

Vier VCOs und zwei Tiefpassfilter, sowie zwei VCAs und zwei ADSR-Hüllkurven und damit faktisch das Doppelte des Grandmother bietet der Matriarch an, damit kann man mit ihm deutlich mehr machen und die VCOs hat man daher in einer Bank zusammengefasst und dennoch patchbar gehalten. Nur der Halltank wurde weg gelassen, um genug Platz zu bieten.

Der Grandmother klingt sehr überzeugend, weshalb auch der Matriarch wohl einen sehr guten Sound haben wird. Der Preis wird allerdings auch verdoppelt und bei $1999 liegen. Der Synth hat ein analoges Delay an Bord und ist damit nicht ohne Effekte.

Er kann 4-stimmig-paraphon gespielt werden und teilt sich dann aber auch die VCAs und Filter entsprechend. Es ist ein Kompromiss aber der hat immerhin 90 Patchpunkte zu bieten. Ein echter Duo-Modus ist auch möglich, der dann wirklich jeweils eine Hüllkurve, VCA und Filter nutzen kann und jeweils zwei VCOs verwendet, so sind wirklich zwei Großmütter verbaut.

Ende April sollen die ersten ausgeliefert werden, was bei Moog oft nur USA heißen kann.


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Splice Sounds brings new samples from BLYNE and RESLA + Splice Originals

Splice Sounds Blyne

Splice Sounds has released BLYNE: This is Our First Sample Pack, a collection of over 130 loops and samples by BLYNE. BLYNE is a Berlin-based production duo known for their unique blend of an array of genres spanning R&B, pop, and indie. It’s hard to believe that this is their first sample pack, as the […]

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