reFX has released Trance Elements and Stratosphere 2, two expansions for the Nexus2 ROM synthesizer for Windows and Mac.
New Nexus2 expansions
- Trance Elements — 128 essential trance sounds by Adam Szabo. Trance Elements offers a multifaceted sound spectrum of all these ‘aha’ sounds you always notice, full of awe, in trance tracks. Fantastic leadsounds, crystal-clear chords and saws, crisp basses, pikes, and plucked sounds – all of them having that certain something that makes trance vivid. No collection is complete without it!
- Stratosphere 2 — Trance is back! 150 masterly crafted presets created by ‘Trance Heart’ Manuel Schleis impress everyone who is keen on the latest trends of UK / Electro Trance. Rolling bass lines, charismatic lead sounds, pianos, and breath-taking pads – Stratosphere 2 is a must-have for all producers of trance music. It creates a new standard of what trance has to sound like in 2010!
Elements and Stratosphere 2 are available to purchase for 69.99 EUR each.
More information: reFX / Trance Elements and Stratosphere 2
reFX has released HandsUp-Electro Bass Vol.2 and Bigtone Signature 3, two new sound expansions for NEXUS2.
New Nexus2 expansions
- HandsUp-Electro Bass Vol.2
More than 150 presets supply producers with everything they need in the dance/electro scene. The latest trends in the clubs – Manuel Schleis (Spencer & Hill etc.), the expert of Dance music, demonstrates his impressive skills once again.
- Bigtone Signature 3
Volume 3 of the BigTone series has landed. Breath-taking pads – soft, silky, teeming with life. You have never heard such beautiful pad-sounds before.
HandsUp-Electro Bass Vol.2 and Bigtone Signature 3 are available for purchase for 69.99 EUR each. Demo mp3 files and preset lists are available from the reFX website.
More information: reFX / NEXUS2 Expansions
Vengeance Sound has announced the release of Vengeance Producer Suite: Multiband Sidechain, the first effect plug-in in a new series of professional plug-ins dedicated to dance music.
Unquestionably the most comprehensive and flexible sidechain plugin currently available, VPS MBS has the unique ability to process two bands (Low and Hi) completely independantly, and the Split Frequency is freely definable. Optionally, VPS MBS can run in Single Band mode, which also features several useful parameters that can only be found in this plugin.
Multiband Sidechain features
- Comes with 32 powerful and pumpin’ dance presets by Manuel Schleis.
- Total control over 2 independent sidechain channels (Low and Hi).
- High quality 2 band EQ with smooth FFT in the background.
- Unique grafic interface (exact display of the audible sidechain effect).
- Freely configurable main display with 8 predefined scenes.
- Trigger the sidechain with Audio signals, Midi notes or host sync.
Multiband Sidechain is available for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) for 99 EUR. Note: the plug-in requires a Syncrosoft Dongle / Steinberg Key.
More information: Vengeance Sound