Plugin Boutique Releasing Carbon Electra 4 Oscillator Synth

The upcoming Carbon Electra subtractive software synth from Plugin Boutique is designed to emulate vintage analog routing with flexible modulation options and a virus-style sound. Check it out.  

Plugin Boutique are soon to release Carbon Electra- a 4 Oscillator subtractive synthesiser featuring informative displays, editable step sequencer, vocal filter, integrated distortion and analog control. It is based on vintage analogue routing and features flexible modulation options including an editable stepper and note performer. 

Carbon Electra has been developed to not only be a powerful and easy to programme synth, but also to serve as an advanced synthesis learning tool. There are no hidden menus and the plugin includes informative physics based graphic displays with a comprehensive info pane. Best of all, it sounds incredible. 

“It's absolutely brilliant. My go-to synth” - Carl Cox

“Amazingly tough, monstrous sound that cuts through anything” - Freemasons

“Powerful and straight forward. That vowel filter is on the money.” - Mike Huckaby 

“A Virus sound with elements of Sidstation” - Ed Moris

Developed by Davide Carbone ( /, Carbon Electra will ship with a library of over 600 factory and artist presets covering sequences, chords, motions, bass, leads, keys, pads and effects. It includes artist presets by: Mike Huckaby // Kosheen // Freemasons // Carl Cox // DJ Pierre // D Product // Rob Lee // Dom Kane // Timo Garcia and more. 

Carbon Electra will come in VST2.4 32bit and 64 bit & Audio Unit formats and is available for both Mac and PC. It will be available to purchase late July 2015 for $99/£59 exclusively from

Watch the video to find out more:

Key Features:

  • Powerful synth engine that is easy to learn and use with no hidden menus.
  • 4 Analog style syncable oscillators with adjustable pulse width, frequency modulation and multiple wave types including pitchable noise.  
  • Informative physics based graphic displays with comprehensive info pane.
  • 6 filter types including powerful vocal filter with filter drive and saturation.
  • Simple, usable and useful FX section, like having a bunch of great guitar pedals.
  • Editable step editor that can be assigned to pitch, volume or cut-off independently or simultaneously, with various wave types and edit mode allowing node creation and line curves.
  • Over 600 factory and artist presets covering sequences, chords, motions, bass, leads, keys, pads and effects.
  • Ability to run the amp section "too hot" into the built in optional limiter at the main output, creating a modern hyper-compressed sound. 
  • Super flexible unison control ranging from subtle warmth to massive super saw or super square sound.
  • Multiple stereo width parameters allowing high precision control of the stereo field. 

Plugin Boutique Carbon Electra synth.

Plugin Boutique Carbon Electra synth.

System Requirements:

MAC : Requires OS X 10.6 or later. OS X 10.8 or higher is recommended. 32bit or 64bit VST 2.4 or Audiounit 

PC: Windows 7 or Windows 8. 32bit or 64bit VST 2.4


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