ZenSound has launched Lost in the Darkness, a soundset by Complex for the Applied Acoustics Systems Chromaphone synthesizer instrument.
This soundset is about the darkness, it is inspired hell’s landscapes and tenebrous woods.
It is formed by atonal keyboards, suspenseful drones, misterious strings, flutes and dark atmospheres.
Lost in the Darkness features
- 50 patches in Chromaphone native format, with two variations per patch.
- A guided installation in pdf and txt format.
- On line support.
- Includes free updates.
The soundset is available to purchase for 9 EUR.
More information: ZenSound / Lost in the Darkness
Applied Acoustics Systems has announced the release of Ultra Analog VA-2, an update to the analog synthesizer plug-in for Windows and Mac.
Ultra Analog VA-2 ships with a new streamlined interface, a new equalizer and compressor module, a new multi-effect processor, brings native 64-bit operation on Mac OS X, and more. The factory library has been redesigned with more than 600 presets including a sound bank by renowned sound designer Richard Devine.
“Ultra Analog VA-2 is a simple and straightforward synthesizer. Yet, its clever design makes it surprisingly powerful and versatile,” says Marc-Pierre Verge, CEO of Applied Acoustics Systems, “We wanted a synthesizer that could cover the whole analog spectrum, from vintage to modern. With its new interface, complete effect section, and expanded library, it is more than ever a complete solution for analog sounds.”
Ultra Analog VA-2 for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available to purchase for MSRP $199 USD. It has an introductory price of $149 USD until Novermber 3rd, 2013.
Ultra Analog VA-2 Upgrades are available to Ultra Analog VA-1 and Session users starting at $39 USD.
More information: Applied Acoustics Systems / Ultra Analog VA-2
AudioThing has launched ChromaKey, a soundset for the Chromaphone software synthesizer by Applied Acoustics Systems.
ChromaKey is a soundset for AAS Chromaphone featuring 60 patches divided in 6 categories: Keys, Pads, Plucked Strings, Sequences, Soundscapes, and Various.
Chromaphone physical modelling synthesis combines acoustic resonators to produce dynamic and expressive sounds.
Despite Chromaphone tagline “creative percussion synthesizer”, ChromaKey focuses entirely on hybrid and organic melodic sounds.
- 60 Patches.
- 6 Categories.
- Requires Chromaphone 1.0.5+
ChromaKey is available to purchase for the introductory price of 9.95 EUR until September, 23rd, 2013 (regular 12 EUR).
More information: AudioThing / ChromaKey
Applied Acoustics Systems has announced the release of the Microsound Textures sound bank for the Chromaphone creative percussion synthesizer and AAS Player plug-ins in collaboration with artist and sound designer Richard Devine.
Microsound Textures joins Cardinals and KitNetix as the third title in Chromaphone’s Sound Bank Series expansion line.
Microsound Textures is all about precision, details, subtlety, and complexity. Richard Devine’s idea was to use grain particles and tiny pulses to create rich and dense textures. In addition, the collection includes a wide variety of surprising and mysterious instruments ranging from light and delicate to dark and atonal. The 128 sounds are divided into five categories: Percussion, Sound Effects, Keys and Synths, Pads and Strings, and Textures and Ambience.
The Microsound Textures bank is available to purchase for $39 USD. The instant download delivery package includes both a Chromaphone preset file and the free AAS Player plug-in for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS).
More information: Applied Acoustics Systems / Microsound Textures
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on Jun 28, 2013
Applied Acoustics Systems has announced its 15th Anniversary Sale, offering 50% off selected products.
2013 marks our 15th anniversary! AAS was indeed founded in 1998 and, looking back, we are very proud of our family of instruments and most grateful to our customers and partners who made all this possible.
To celebrate this milestone, we are happy to offer you a 50% discount on Lounge Lizard EP-4, Chromaphone, and Ultra Analog VA-1. We have also cooked up a bundle of these three unique instruments at an unbeatable price.
The sale ends July 31st, 2013.
More information: Applied Acoustics Systems
Daniel Stawczyk (Status) has announced the release of Decent-Neurotic-Arpeggiators, a collection of 200 arp presets for the Ultra Analog VA-1 software synthesizer by Applied Acoustics Systems.
“DNA” is the set of two hundred arp loops created on the basis of the Ultra Analog VA-1′s arpeggiator concept.
Despite the seemingly limited possibilities of the instrument’s arpeggiator, when skillfully conducted, the synth seems to make miracles.
With its LFO action combined with the PAN flexibility, “Decent-Neurotic-Arpeggiators” Soundset is probably the first offer of this kind on the market.
- 58 presets of HARD feature.
- 60 MILD presets.
- 52 SOFT loop inspirations.
- 11 DRUMS playing.
- and 19 SPECIAL EFFECTS.
The soundset costs $18 USD.
More information: Daniel Stawczyk / Decent-Neurotic-Arpeggiators
Applied Acoustics Systems has updated its Lounge Lizard EP-4 software electric piano instrument for Windows and Mac to version 4.0.2.
Lounge Lizard EP-4 is an electric piano synthesizer plug-in delivering authentic Rhodes and Wurlitzer sounds in an everything-you-need package.
Changes in Lounge Lizard EP-4 v4.0.2
- Added MIDI control change assignments.
- Added MIDI bank change messages handling.
- Added pitch bend range setting.
- Fixed high CPU usage on some presets.
- Fixed MIDI program change messages from all MIDI channels.
- Fixed other minor bugs.
The Lounge Lizard EP-4 for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone) is available to purchase for $199 USD.
More information: Applied Acoustics Systems / Lounge Lizard EP-4
Coincidental Music has announced the release of After Hours, a collection of 100 “Late Night Noises” for the Lounge Lizard EP-4 electric piano by Applied Acoustics Systems.
Following on from Happy Hour (for EP-3), this bank takes advantage of the improved engine and new features in Lounge Lizard EP-4.
It contains reworkings of over 50 presets from the Happy Hour bank and many completely new sounds. You’ll find smooth sounds, tortured experiments and finely-tuned funk, all with the playability and responsiveness you get from physical modelling synthesis.
After Hours features
- 100 patches: 10 Chimes, 13 Drums & Tuned Percussion, 7 FX, 13 Keys (Rhodes), 17 Keys (Specials), 7 Keys (Wurli), 14 Organs, 11 Stringed, 8 Synths.
- Includes free updates.
- Note: Requires the full version of AAS Lounge Lizard EP-4, Lounge Lizard Session and EP-3 not supported.
The soundset is available to purchase for £9 GBP. A bundle of the After Hours and Prism Sticks soundsets is available for £18 GBP, until March 19th, 2013.
More information: Coincidental Music / After Hours