Alex Shore releases Eclipse for NI Massive

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Alex Shore Eclipse

Alex Shore has launched Eclipse, a new soundset for the Massive synthesizer instrument from Native Instruments.

Eclipse is designed to provide you with a versatile pallet of sounds that will enhance your productions. Whether it’s classic leads, smooth pads, scintillating plucks, fat basses, rhythmic sequences or captivating effects, Eclipse’s wide variety of sounds will help fuel your creativity and bring new sonic depths to your musical adventures.

Eclipse is suitable for a mixture of genres including Trance, Progressive, House, Electro and Hard Dance.

Eclipse features

  • 128 custom designed presets for NI Massive.
  • Includes 31 leads, 19 pads, 19 plucks, 22 basses, 15 sequences, 8 keys, 14 effects.

The soundset is available for the introductory price of £9.99 GBP through July 21st, 2014 (regular £14.99 GBP).

More information: Alex Shore / Eclipse


Alex Shore updates JP-4c for Reaktor to v1.6

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Alex Shore JP-4c

Alex Shore has updated his free JP-4c Super Saw emulation for Native Instruments Reaktor to version 1.6.

In 1996 Roland released the JP-8000, their first virtual analogue modeling synthesiser. The JP-8000 became very famous for one thing, the Super Saw. This unique sound helped define the trance music genre and is still commonly used in electronic dance music production today.

The JP-4c is a Reaktor patch designed to emulate the infamous Super Saw oscillator.

Changes in JP-4c v1.6

  • New second oscillator added with 4 selectable waveform types.
  • New LFO modulation section added.
  • Improved chorus effect section.
  • Fixed some issues which would cause clipping when using filter and chorus.
  • General fixes and improvements.

The JP-4c ensemble is a free download. Requires Reaktor 4+ full retail version.

More information: Alex Shore / JP-4c


Alex Shore releases JP-4c Super Saw Emulation for Reaktor

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Alex Shore has introduced the JP-4c, a free virtual instrument for Reaktor, designed to emulate the Super Saw sound introduced in Roland’s JP-8000 synthesizer.

Alex Shore JP-4c
The JP-4c ensemble emulates the infamous Super Saw oscillator.

The JP-4c is built upon a combination of research conducted by myself and other individuals, with the patch being able to effectively emulate the original Super Saw’s unique timbre.

Detailed research and analysis of the Super Saw found that the oscillator exhibits some interesting characteristics giving it a particular sound.

JP-4c features

  • Super Saw Oscillator – Effective emulation of Roland’s original layering of seven sawtooth waveforms.
  • Filter – Selectable Low Pass, Band Pass and High Pass with key follow.
  • Modulation – LFO, Filter Envelope and Pitch Envelope.
  • Effects – Tone Control, Distortion, Reverb, Delay and Portamento..
  • 32 Factory Presets – 12 Leads, 8 Pads, 5 Plucks, 4 Basses and 2 Effects.

The JP-4c is a free download. Requires Reaktor 4+ full version (Reaktor 5.8+ recommended).

More information: Alex Shore / JP-4c