MaxSynths has announced the release of the DSP-1, a dynamics processor for drum tracks.
DSP-1 is a high performance dynamic signal processor specifically designed to process drum tracks. DSP-1 can be used as an insert effect on single drum channels (bass drum, snare drum, overheads, etc.) or to process the entire drum bus.
The aim of this effect is to increase the perceived level of the processed audio without introduce too much color or artifacts and, above all, avoiding distortion. With DSP-1 it’s very easy to maximize the audio level of your drum track without make it sound over compressed or distorted.
- Intelligent Dynamic Processor (IDP).
- Saturator with three different operation modes.
- Transparent increment of the perceived volume level.
- Automatic peak limiter.
- High precision input/output VU-meter.
- Low CPU usage.
DSP-1 for Windows (VST) is available to purchase for 16.90 EUR.
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on Dec 04, 2012
MaxSynths has released a free collection of waveforms for use with Tone2′s RayBlaster software synthesizer for Windows and Mac.
The archive include two folders:
1. ElextraX filters (almost all, only the EQ filters has been excluded). The impulses has been sampled using a Saw waveform in Analog mode with the Amp Simulation on with different cutoff levels (see file names).
2. Waves sampled from hardware synths:
- Some analog waveforms from a DIY prototype
- Arp Avatar
- Some Blofeld waves
- Gakken SX-150
- Korg Z1
- Roland SH-201
- Siel Mono
- Some custom Virus waves
This archive includes also some filter types from Crisalys
The impulse responses sample pack is a free download at MaxSynths.
More information: MaxSynths (direct download) / RayBlaster
MaxSynths has announced the release of ElectroniX, a soundset for the ElectraX software synthesizer by Tone2.
ElectroniX is a collection of 133 sounds suitable for a wide range of electronic styles: dance, trance, dubstep and more. The idea behind ElectroniX is to offer a good starting point to create the bone structure of your next masterpiece.
The use of the included Action Sequences and Arpeggiator patches are a unique and inspiring tool to start working on the melodic section. Included in the bank there are also a lot of percussive, tempo synced, patches which will help you to add the right percussive feeling to your song.
ElectroniX also features a generous amount of pad sounds, basses, keys, leads, synths and vocals.
- 133 patches.
- 38 Action Sequences.
- 24 Drum patches with custom samples.
- 22 Pad sounds.
- 16 Arpeggiator patches.
- 33 additional patches divided between basses, fx, keys, leads, synths and vocals.
- All key parameters synced to host tempo.
- Realtime modulation.
- Normalized volume.
The ElectroniX soundset is available to purchase for 24.90 EUR.
More information: MaxSynths / ElectroniX
MaxSynths has announced Alien Soundscapes, sound pack for cinematic, new age and ambient music.
Alien Soundscapes is a collection of unusual soundscapes and drones with a dark flavor which are perfect for Film Music, New Age, Ambient, Dark Ambient and Electronic Music.
Alien Soundscapes’ samples/patches can be used as is or, by combining different patches/samples is possible to create new and original sounds. By the use of real time controls (Kontakt version only) is possible to manipulate the sound in such a way to create new and attractive textures.
Alien Soundscapes features
- 50 royalty free samples (up to 2 minutes long), 24bit/44.1kHz WAV.
- 50 patches for Kontakt, Wusikstation, sfz, SoundFont.
- Kontakt version real-time controls:
- Modulation Wheel: controls the sample start point. On some patches the MW allow to crossfade between different samples spread on different layers.
- Pitch Bend: varies the sample playback speed.
The sample pack is available to purchase for 19.90 EUR (single format) / 24.90 EUR (multi-format bundle).
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MaxSynths has announced that its aPiano, previously available in Wusikstation and Sfz format, is now also available for Kontakt users.
MaxSynths aPiano acoustic piano instrument in Native Instruments Kontakt.
aPiano is an acoustic piano emulation with an “open, big and vibrant sound”. The goal was to create a good piano sound suitable for any style, with a realistic feeling, warm but incisive at the same time and very limited in size (in contraposition with the multi gigabytes piano libraries available on the market today).
On the technical side what makes aPiano something unique is that each single sample in this piano library has been modeled in a dedicated software following mathematical calculations. Every single sound has been generated into a computer but with the challenge to make it sound as something real. And according to what people says the goal has been succesfully reached!
The aPiano for Kontakt (requires version 4.2 or above) costs 19.90 EUR. A multiformat version is 24.90 EUR.
More information: MaxSynths / aPiano
MaxSynths has announced the release of Latte, a virtual synthesizer instrument for Windows.
Latte is inspired by the old synthesizers from the past and is able to produce powerful synth sounds, fat basses, expressive leads, crazy sounds and more.
Despite the synth layout looks very simple the modulation options allows to shape the sound in a lot of different ways. One of the most interesting features is the possibility to use the polyphonic aftertouch as a modulation source to create the typical expressive sounds which has been a trademark for the well known synth gurus of the past.
The Saw/Pulse oscillator of Latte, characterized by a powerful and warm sound, has been created specially with the aim to recreate a realistic vintage sound.
- 2 Oscillators with custom Saw and Pulse waveforms and noise generator (White and Pink noise).
- 12dB Low Pass/High Pass state variable filter.
- 2 LFOs with assignable destinations.
- Assignable envelope generator.
- Extensive options for external modulation with routable Channel or Poly Aftertouch.
- FX section with Chorus and Delay.
- 16 voice polyphonic.
- Low CPU usage.
Latte for Windows (VST) is available to purchase for 19.90 EUR. A free version (limited to 4 voice polyphony) is available to download.
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MaxSynths has announced a limited time Xmas Sale, offering 50% discount on its plug-ins.
A special Xmas sale is currently available at MaxSynths on all synth products (50% off until december 31st!)
MaxSynths Xmas Sale
- Crisalys VSTi – Xmas Price: €44.90 (normal price €89.90)
Crisalys is a software synthesizer characterized by a powerful audio engine which can work up to 192Khz. The three oscillators are driven by custom waveforms designed specifically to grant top quality sound in any situation.
- Cryologic VSTi – Xmas Price: €19.90
(normal price €39.90)
Cryologic is a soundfont library and a soundfont player very simple and easy to use. The SF-Oscillators allows to layer up to three different sounds with separate controls for level, pan, and octave shift for each osc.
- WTS-1 – Xmas Price: €4.90 (normal price €9.90)
WTS-1 is a small synthesizer developed to provide an easy to understand tool for everyday usage. The simple interface and straight workflow make it the ideal tool for bread and butter bass, lead and pad sounds creation.
- Synth Bundle – Xmas Price: €59.90 (40% Off. Normal price €99.90)
The Synth Bundle includes all the above synths (Crisalys, Cryologic and WTS-1). Usually available at €99.90 this bargain offer is our best way to wish you a Merry Xmas!
This special offer is valid until December 31st, 2011.
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MaxSynths has announced the release of Atmosphera, a soundbank for the ElectraX synthesizer plugin by Tone2.
Atmosphera is a collection of sounds for atmosphere, new age and cinematic music. This soundbank includes several inspiring ambience and atmo sounds, drones, evolving pads, vocal effects, bells and more.
Atmosphera features 70 original patches divided between atmosphere sounds, keys, leads, percussions, pads, and includes nearly 50Mb of original custom samples expressly created for this bank.
Atmosphera is available to purchase for 19.99 EUR.
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