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Gunnar Ekornås releases Messiah v1.0 and updates Memorymoon to v1.4

Gunnar Ekornås Messiah v1.0

Gunnar Ekornås (from Voltkitchen) has released version 1.0 of Messiah, a Prophet 5 inspired VSTi synth made with SynthEdit.

Messiah features

  • Three innovative oscillators:
    1. Morph oscillator with 4 waveforms.
    2. Unison oscillator with 7 voices (and you can put this oscillator into 5 voice unison for 35 voices).
    3. Flexi oscillator that consist of 2 seperate waves that can perform PWM, ring mod. and phase distortion with very low CPU.
  • Advanced gate with controls for cutoff and harmonics (overtones) for all 16 steps.

Messiah is available for Windows PC and costs $40 USD.

Gunnar has also updated the Memorymoog-like synth Memorymoon to version 1.4.

Memorymoon v1.4 changes

  • CPU improvements in pitch knobs, midi split system, and wav player.
  • Possible to erease uploaded sample in wav-player.
  • 2X oversampling in the distortion.
  • High-cut filter (Speaker emulator) in the distortion.
  • Total overhaul of all knobs and buttons for better recall.
  • Some new sounds by Gunnar Ekornås and Peter Werner.
  • Faster chorus/phaser (and fixed clicks in phaser).
  • LCD read-readout completed for the whole edit page.
  • Logic fix in the mono/poly system to prevent unison voices in poly mode.
  • Solved loading problem with cutoff in unison mode.
  • New algorithm to control filter2 self oscillation level.

Memorymoon is also available for Windows PC and costs $30 USD.

Visit the Memorymoon website for more information, audio demos and links to download demos of Memorymoon and Messiah.

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  • mick white

    I have tried the Messiah demo and really like it, but as well as the audio ‘drop-out’ my copy of the demo said ‘EXPIRED’ after just a couple of days and stopped working, which is frustrating.

    Can I buy a full copy of Messiah in the UK? Many thanks, Mick.

  • ronnie

    Previous versions of Messiah did indeed expire. The new v1.25 however does not expire:

    You can buy Gunnar’s synths on his website:

    Check the Memorymoon synth as well, you might want to get the bundle for just $10 more.

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