Puremagnetik releases Solveig hybrid complex oscillator synth (VST/AU)

Puremagnetik SolveigPuremagnetik has announced the release of its latest virtual instrument. Solveig is a reverse engineered early ’80s analog synth modeled after the classic Roland SH-101 sound engine. The plugin is further augmented with the addition of a “complex”, Buchla-inspired oscillator. With Solveig, you can dial up anything from an MC-202 style acid bass, to a […]

Jiggery-Pokery launches Animus Shimmerverb Ensemble for Reason

Jiggery Pokery AnimusJiggery-Pokery has released the first Rack Extension format shimmer reverb for Reason to date. The Animus Shimmerverb Ensemble is inspired by the classic 80s effect originally created by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. By pitch-shifting a long-decay reverb and applying a high feedback, you can create a shimmering pad that sits under the original signal. […]

Plogue intros chipsynth PortaFM virtual synthesizer instrument

Plogue chipsynth PortaFMPlogue has announced the first title in a new series of chipsynth synthesizer instruments. PortaFM is a unique 2 operator FM synth with a quirky feature set. It offers a bit-accurate reproduction of a vintage low-cost 2 operator FM chip (OPLL) inside a new synthesizer design. The late 80’s ‘PSS’ series was cheesy and made […]

Dmitry Sches updates Thorn synthesizer plugin to v1.07

Dmitry Sches Thorn 107Dmitry Sches has released version 1.07 of its Thorn synthesizer that was designed to be easy to use and deliver awesome sound. In Thorn, being simple means to be straightforward and provide advanced sonic control at the same time. Intuitive workflow, high quality processing modules, light on the CPU, Thorn is ready to be put […]

SampleScience updates Hexagon Sky plugin to v1.2

SampleScience Hexagon SkySampleScience has released an updated version of its sample-based instrument plugin inspired by the sound of Boards Of Canada, Com Truise, Lone and Tycho. Version 1.2 of Hexagon Sky includes linear ADSR for each sound layer, increased polyphony, new presets, and more. The instrument plugin includes 109 preset sounds to choose from including genuine analog […]

VSL launches Yamaha CFX virtual piano instrument

VSL Synchron Yamaha CFX PlayVienna Symphonic Library has announced the release of the Yamaha CFX, a virtual piano instrument that features the sounds of a beautiful hand-crafted, full size 275 cm (9’) concert grand that represents the pinnacle of the manufacturer’s tradition of piano crafting. For the first time, this beautiful Yamaha CFX concert grand was captured with multiple […]

Sampleson releases Melox melodica instrument (free beta)

Sampleson MeloxFollowing the recent Brushify Drums, Sampleson has launched another free beta version of a virtual instrument for Mac. Melox brings the sounds of the melodica. It is based on real-playing articulations and dynamic layering of the a free-reed instrument. We’ve captured everything from a melodica. Even the key noises and air sounds. And we captured […]

Cescato Musiktechnologie updates Trans Computer Maschine to v2.50 (RC4)

Cescato Trans Computer Maschine 2.5 RC4Cescato Musiktechnologie has released v2.50 Release Candidate 4 of Trans Computer Maschine, a free synthesizer instrument for Windows. Trans Computer Maschine is a Semi-modular Vintage Lead Synthesizer + Pattern Sequencer, firstly modelled after two legendary synths and a custom analogue sequencer from Germany. Changes in Trans Computer Maschine v2.50 Added ‘KBD’ and ‘SEQ’ set buttons […]

Rob Papen releases Go2 synthesizer instrument

Rob Papen Go2Rob Papen has launched a new virtual synthesizer instrument that puts all of the controls and features available in a single screen. Go2 features an oscillator that can morph between different waveforms, an XY Pad that offers interactive control and an automated programmable modulation source. It also features an an arpeggiator, free LFO, 8 way […]

Arturia launches V Collection 6.1 update, now NKS compatible

Arturia V Collection 6.1 updateArturia has announced a new update to its flagship virtual instrument package. The first major update to V Collection 6 since its release in December 2017, version 6.1 sees the introduction of several new advancements and refinements. Now every V Collection instrument is “Native Kontrol Standard” enabled, meaning that Native Instruments Kontrol owners will be […]