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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Loopmasters releases EDM Synths Sylenth Presets

Loopmasters has launched EDM Synths Sylenth Presets, a collection of 64 presets for the Sylenth1 synthesizer by Lennar Digital.

EDM Synths Sylenth Presets

Patchworx 62 – EDM Synths is a powerful collection of Lennar Digital Sylenth presets aimed directly at EDM producers looking for a killer sound bank of hard hitting synths suitable for the main room featuring Huge Electro Leads and Plucks, Fat Pumping Basses and Sweeping Pads.

This boosted Patchworx pack comes complete with not only 64 custom presets and 64 MIDI files but included in the download are 64 Wav rendered versions of the selected patch and associated MIDI files, for instant inspiration plus over 300Mb of Extra Bonus audio including 3 EDM Drops kits, Bonus Wav Loops, EDM SFX and 50 EDM Kick samples.

This pack has been inspired by artists including Hardwell, Tiesto, Sander Van Doorn, Knife Party, Dimitri Vega & Like Mike, Nicky Romero, and popular labels including Revealed, Protocol Records, Flamingo Records, Smash the House, Doorn, Spinnin, Axtone, Size, Refune, and Toolroom.

The soundset is available for purchase for £14.95 GBP.

More information: Loopmasters / EDM Synths Sylenth Presets

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Groove Monkee releases Retro Funk MIDI pack

Groove Monkee

Groove Monkee has released Retro Funk, a collection of classic funk MIDI loops from professional drummer Mike Adamo.

Arranged for easy song writing, the sets include intros, outros, grooves, variations and fills. Among the variations offered are: hat and ride variations, groove plus fill variations and extra drum fills.

The pack includes loops for BeatBuddy, the first 3rd party set of drum loops supporting the platform.

Retro Funk features

  • 560 Royalty Free MIDI Drum Loops.
  • Played by professional drummer Mike Adamo.
  • Grooves, Fills, Intros and Outros.
  • Variations: groove variations, fill variations, ride variations with and without fills.
  • 4-bar and 8-bar midi loops.
  • Formats: Addictive Drums (all), Abbey Road, BeatBuddy, BFD (all), Eco, EZdrummer (all), GM, Superior Drummer, Session Drummer, Steven Slate, Studio Drummer and many more.

Retro Funk is available for purchase for $19.95 USD.

More information: Groove Monkee / Retro Funk

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iMusicAlbum updates AltiSpace for iOS to v1.9

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iMusicAlbum updates has released version 1.9 of AltiSpace, a convolution reverb app for iPad and iPhone.

AltiSpace

AltiSpace includes a large built-in library of high quality reverb impulses taken from actual devices and the possibility to upload your own reverb space impulses. Intuitive and compact user interface for maximum ease and efficiency.

You can use this application together with Inter-app audio hosts (like a DAW, Recorders or Audio file managers) or with Audiobus for adding studio quality reverberation effects to the sound of other music applications or pre-recorded tracks.

Changes in AltiSpace v1.9

  • More than 350 high-quality samples of actual famous reverb devices.
  • Added option to choose between controls Dry/Wet mix or Reverb level.
  • Added option to boost reverb output on +20 db.
  • Built-in description updated.
  • Minor bug fixes.

The app is available for purchase for $6.99 USD.

More information: iMusicAlbum / AltiSpace

Demos and reviews: audio-mastering-ipad.com

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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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