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Iota is a new granular synth Max for Live device by Dillon Bastan perfect for reconstructing sounds using micro loops, creating endless evolving soundscapes and so much more.
The original RP-Verb reverb effect plugin from Rob Papen was a big hit. But the new RP-Verb 2 pushes the boundaries of reverb even further. Here's the full details and video below.
Audified have taken the original 60s Klangfilm vintage analog EQ unit, modelled it and made it into an affordable EQ plugin, accessible for all producers.
While not as famous as its 808 and 909 cousins, the Roland TR-505 drum machine holds a place in the heart of many producers. Now you can download a full drum samples pack of the 505 for free.
Stage is a fairly unique plugin from Fiedler Audio available exclusively via Plugin Alliance that promises to enhance the spatial content of your mixes. Check out all the details below.
Output's update for Movement 1.1, their powerful rhythm generation engine plugin focuses on the F word... well three F words: fixes, features and faster. Here's more info.
uniCYCLE is a six-waveform VCO –Voltage-Controlled Oscillator– module for Eurorack modular systems from Vermona. They tell us it has outstanding features that will help it stand out from the crowd.
Curious to explore the dark side? Erica Synths' analog Fusion Drone System could be the synth system you are looking for.
The futuristic-looking Tasty Chips Electronics GR-1 is a polyphonic hardware granular synth for sound designers, beat makers, film scoring, and so much more. Take a listen and find out more below.
Now here's something useful that could be a game-changer for the modular synthesizer world and change the way we use virtual services and tools to interact with hardware synths.
Whatever analog machine you're using from eurorack or Buchla to other synths and sequencers that use CV ins and outs, this Kenton Pro CV to MIDI Convertor does what it says with no fuss.
Korg have revived one of their classic analog synthesizers and brought it to Apple's iOS platform. The 4VCO Mono/Poly is now record for iPad and iPhone at a fraction of the price of the original.
This is probably the biggest release from Isotonik Studios and one every Max for Live / Ableton Live musician can get excited about. Plenty to like here!
NI just unveiled a free software update for Maschine users that introduces the monophonic bass synth and isomorphic keyboard. Maschine 2.6.8 brings some powerful features for all Maschine hardware.
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