Xenos Soundworks has launched Alien Technology, a soundset for the Aalto software synthesizer from Madrona Labs.
The Alien Technology soundset contains 132 presets, comprised mostly of exotic machines, unnerving atmospheres, foleys, special effects and abstract sequences; with a small serving of intrument sounds to round out the collection.
These patches are paritularly well-suited to film and game scorers as well as producers of IDM/Braindance, Ambient, Avant-Garde, Glitch, Minimal Techno and Future Garage.
The soundset is available to purchase for $10.95 USD.
More information: Xenos Soundworks / Alien Technology
Complex has launched Aaltosphere, a soundset featuring 128 presets for the Aalto modular synthesizer plug-in by Madrona Labs.
Aaltosphere is about the machines and industrial plants of an advanced technological civilisation.
All the sounds are carefully designed to be as realistic as possible and to fit your necessities and goals.
It is formed by drones, industrial soundscapes, sequential & random machines, alarms, motors, chaotic SFX and Buchla like keyboards.
The soundset costs 10 EUR. A free demo bank with 8 presets is available to download. Requires Aalto v1.4.
More information: Zensound / Aaltosphere
Xenos Soundworks has announced the release of Forbidden Experiments, a soundset for Aalto by Madrona Labs, and the Solaris soundset by Yemski for Rob Papen´s Blade.
‘Forbidden Experiments’ is a collection of 65 exciting presets for Madrona Labs Aalto, containing a balanced mix of the chaotic machines, sequences and sound effects Aalto excels at, with unique basses, leads, pads and synths that show Aalto’s tamer side.
Each patch has, at the very least, the modwheel assigned for additional expression.
The Forbidden Experiments soundset costs $9.95 USD.
Solaris contains a whopping 180 patches!
From hypnotic arppeggios to blissful pads, from intriguing soundscapes to otherworldly sound effects, Yemski shows off his great skill in providing quality ambient and soundscape patches that fit into a large variety of currently popular musical styles.
The Solaris soundset costs $19.95 USD.
More information: Xenos Soundworks
Complex has released Detailed Machinery, a soundset for the Aalto virtual modular synthesizer by Madrona Labs.
Detailed Machinery is about futuristic sounds, unpredictable rhythms, metallic drums, randomized bells & electronic devices.
My intention is that you rise up your creativity with the analog and variable nature of this Aalto soundset.
Detailed Machinery features
- 128 patches for Aalto (mlpreset format).
- 2 main categories, self play rhythms and one shot drums.
- Uses modulation wheel to transform sounds.
- All volumes are normalized.
- Includes guided installation in pdf and txt format.
The soundset is available to purchase for 10 EUR. A free demo bank (8 patches) can be downloaded from the product page.
More information: Complex / Detailed Machinery
Madrona Labs has released version 1.4 of its Aalto semi-modular, patchable synthesizer for Windows and Mac.
This new version offers compatibility improvements, as well as over 100 new presets, improved integration with the Soundplane, and several features requested by users like you.
Changes in Aalto v1.4
- Over 100 new presets.
- KEY module now recognizes MIDI sustain messages.
- Fixed LFO self loop problem.
- SEQ: quantize now snaps to current scale in KEY module.
- Touches over OSC / Soundplane are now quantized on release.
- Fixed problem scanning MIDI programs in MainStage.
- Fixed possible crash with preset menu in MainStage.
- Fixed unison mode for OSC / Soundplane.
- Fixed zipper noise in OSC / Soundplane input.
- Fixed possible OSC-related crash in Ableton Live.
- Fixed a problem with OSC / Soundplane input when UI was not open.
- Fixed a problem loading presets with default tuning.
- Fixed a problem where window could become stuck after maximizing.
Aalto for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) costs $99 USD. The update is free for all current Aalto owners.
More information: Madrona Labs / Aalto