Reveal Sound updates Spire synth plugin to v1.0.19 + Version 1.1 coming in May

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Reveal Sound has released version 1.0.19 of Spire, a synthesizer instrument plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Reveal Sound Spire

Spire is a software polyphonic synthesizer that combines powerful sound engine modulation and flexible architecture, a graphical interface provides unparalleled usability. Spire is the embodiment of the best opportunities, both software and hardware synthesizers.

Changes in Spire v1.0.19

  • Add: Release AAX version for Avid Pro Tools 11 Win.
  • Fixed: AAX crash issues.
  • Fixed: Improve stability.
  • Fixed: Improve GUI performance and fix issues.

Spire for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase for $189 USD/139 EUR incl. VAT.

Furthermore, Reveal Sound has announced the upcoming version 1.1 on its Facebook page.

Reveal Sound Spire 1.1

During last year we have worked on new version of Spire and we are pleased to announce Spire 1.1 which will be available on May 2015.

Spire v1.1 features

  • Major Core features:
    • New SSE optimized DSP engine with less CPU usage.
    • Memory optimization. Unused sections are no longer consume RAM.
    • Add Modulation Buses, Sources and Targets.
  • GUI Improvements
    • Design Upgrade.
    • 150%, 200% Scale modes.
    • Pitch and Mod Wheels.
    • Five Extra Mod Knobs (Macroses).
    • Global Pitch Shift.
    • Microtuning section.
    • Shift buttons in Arp.

Spire 1.1 will be available for Windows and Mac in VST/AU/AAX formats.

Reveal Sound has also announced some long-term plans, including:

  • Extended preset browser.
  • Custom wave loading.
  • Granular sampler OSC mode.
  • Vowel OSC mode.
  • New reverberator’s types.
  • New shaper’s types.
  • Filter with Drive Parameter.

Development of the RE format for Reason will also continue.

More information: Reveal Sound

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Leap Into The Void announces Crystalline Textures for Bazille

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Leap Into The Void has introduced Crystalline Textures, a soundset for the Bazille hybrid modular synthesizer by u-he.

Leap Into The Void Crystalline Textures

Ordered and logical structures of tonality, noise, dirt, clicks, glitches, feedback and scraping.

The library have two dominant areas, the first is textures with a slow attack. The second is what may better be described as bell and mallet sounds, sounds with fast attack and long release. Holding down these notes for a longer time enables an evolving texture aswell.
All textures are tempo-synced, from hardly noticeable to distinct. They are evolving and contains a less or more pronounced rhythmic structure.
A set of complementary sounds (mostly melodic), carefully designed to suit the ambience and environment is also included in the library.

The soundset is available for pre-order for 20.97 EUR until its release on March 13th, 2015 (regular 29.95 EUR).

More information: Leap Into The Void / Crystalline Textures

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Cinematique Instruments updates string instruments for Kontakt

Cinematique Instruments has released updates for its string instrument libraries for Native Instruments Kontakt.

Cinematique Instruments Bowed Psaltery

In the course of 2015 webshop clean-up Cinematique Instruments rebuilt and improved most of their string instruments. The updates include the Banjo, the Bowed Guitars/Bass, the Bowed Psaltery, Guitar Harmonics and the Monochord.

Beside some minor bug-fixes and restructuring the instruments, they put together all separate patches of the each instrument into one complex patch covered by a brand new GUI. Now, a user can load one complex patch to play all the different articulations.

Beside this, Cinematique Instruments updated also their Electro Piano and restructured the complete Percussion section.

The updates are free of charge for all previous purchases.

More information: Cinematique Instruments

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MonoPlugs updates B-Step Sequencer to 2.1

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MonoPlugs has released version 2.1 of B-Step Sequencer, a MIDI step sequencer for creating melodic loops, chord progressions, arpeggios, drum grooves and basslines.

MonoPlugs B-Step Sequencer

B-Step VST & AU is more precise and solid than ever before. VST support is significantly improved for hosts like Live, Cubase, Nuendo, Sonar, FLStudio, EnergyXT2, Studio One and Bitwig. Also, for Logic there is a MIDI FX Audio Unit.

Create your own individual B-Step colour theme with the B-ColourStyler or choose one of the preset styles. Be able to switch through your favourite ones quickly and easily. Styling your own personal look has never been as easy as this. Find a colour scheme that works for you, on your monitor settings.

Expect simple project and file management with the new B-DataManager. It comes with a couple of bonus features like free downloadable presets and import and export of your projects via text or email. Add preview audio samples and comments to your projects and chords, or share your own work at the B-ProjectRepository.

If you’re having difficulty in using one of the many features that B-Step provides, no problem! We give you the option to embed the user manual inside the program itself, which makes it very easy to get to the right information at the right time, for any feature. It’s as simple as dragging the ‘Question Mark’ to the component you want to learn about.

B-Step Sequencer 2 is available for purchase for 39.99 EUR (VST/AU/Standalone). iOS and Android versions are also available.

More information: MonoPlugs / B-Step Sequencer

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Soundiron releases Subways & Streetcars sample library

Soundiron has announced the release of Subways & Streetcars, a new sound library.

Soundiron SFX - Subways & Streetcars

Subways & Streetcars is a professional sound library, featuring field recorded sound effects and natural environmental soundscapes on and around a modern major metropolitan transit line and 3 different vintage early 20th century electric passenger streetcars. This 4.38 GB library is built for sound designers and re-recording mixers, as well as musicians and composers that are looking for fresh sonic ideas and sound sources to explore and manipulate.

The sounds are standard wav files that can be used in any audio program and you’ll find clearly named files and folders to make library navigation a breeze. The Kontakt presets put all of that excellent content into an easy plug-and-play interface, whether you’re incorporating it into music or sound design.

The library is available for the introductory price of $29 USD (24-bit/48kHz version) / $19 USD (16-bit/44.1kHz version) until March 15th, 2015.

More information: Soundiron / Subways & Streetcars

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