A slick yet surprisingly feature-packed way to host all your plugins for live performance without a DAW? Yes please, says Matt Vanacoro.
2getheraudio releases Ticky Clav 2, its second free virtual instrument based on the popular modeled Clavinet plugin from Big Tick Audio
Get the sound of classic 60s Mellotrons in your productions, and it won't cost you a bean. Here's how to do it...
The free 1.2 update for this new virtual modular synth platform greatly expands its power and flexibility. Check out what's new in this video.
Use your VST and AU plug-ins independently of a DAW for live performance with instant switching, full routing and mix support and much more. Here's a demo of how it works.
With over 100GB of sounds and instruments, this is the cream of Steinberg's virtual sound tools. Plus they're also compatible with AU and AAX formats - so nobody is left out.
Save on this bundle of one-knob audio mix and repair processors for a limited time only.
Using the same engine as the company's commercial products, Piano One has over a million free downloads to date, and counting. Grab version 5 here.
2018 saw a raft of updates and new releases, from emulations of vintage gear to new and totally unique soft synthesizers. There's never been a better time to make music with virtual synths.
Native and powered plug-ins trade off price and power in different ways - but which system is right for you? In part one of this guide, Matt Vanacoro explains the pros and cons of each.
16 voice polyphonic with 2 oscillators per voice, Bolt is a confident first foray into the world of plug-in synthesis from the maker of Impakt and T-series hardware controllers.
This powerful new virtual instrument uses sampling and synthesis for advanced sound design. It's available for Mac, PC and also for Linux. Here's what you need to know.
Well here's something unexpected! Propellerhead just released their powerful Europa spectral wavetable synth as a VST/AU plugin and also as a free online web version too.
Imaginando's latest VST / AU effect is a delay modulator, and it's completely free! Check out the details here and download it today.
Cubase is capable of some nifty audio and MIDI routing tricks that may not be immediately obvious. Hollin Jones explains how to take complete control of your signal flow.