Little Endian updates SpectrumWorx to v2.9.4

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Little Endian SpectrumWorx

Little Endian has released version 2.9.4 of SpectrumWorx, a sound mangling plug-in for Windows and Mac.

SpectrumWorx is a modular effect processor that works exclusively in the frequency domain. Two things make SpectrumWorx vastly different from other effects processors:

– Ability to manipulate the frequency domain, and
– Modularity.

Changes in SpectrumWorx v2.9.4

  • Added:
    • “User’s guide” button in the About page.
    • New image for LFO controlled knobs when automatic knob updating is turned off.
  • Improved:
    • Undo/redo and VST program changing behaviour and performance (YMMV depending on the host).
    • Minor phase vocoder phase coherence improvement in certain edge cases.
    • Minor overall performance improvements.
    • VST: dynamic automated parameter list functionality (YMMV depending on the host – works nicely with the latest Reaper).
  • Fixed:
    • LFOs for shared module parameters not getting updated with tempo or time signature changes.
    • Frequency range control:
      • Control name not displayed.
      • Wrong control name displayed (Start instead of Stop and vice verse).
      • Rare crashes while manually operating the control.
    • Crashes when parsing licences with non-ASCII or “special” characters.
    • (PVD) PitchMagnet target frequency parameter unnecessarily quantized (again).
    • Broken Ableton Live undo history (partially fixed – still works properly only for “configured” parameters).
    • Appearance on scaled and/or “high DPI” displays.
    • AU:
      • Automation of power-of-two parameters (e.g. DFT size and overlap factor).
      • Host-initiated channel count changes.
      • Validation failure in 32-bit mode under OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
      • Random crashes.
    • VST:
      • Mono output under Ableton Live.
      • OS X 32-bit: auxiliary windows not following the main window.

SpectrumWorx is available to purchase for $119 USD for a single format, or $149 USD for the bundle of formats.

More information: Little Endian / SpectrumWorx


Audiomasher releases Indigo Virions for Bazille

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Audiomasher Indigo Virions

Audiomasher has launched Indigo Virions, a new soundset for the Bazille hybrid modular synthesizer from u-he.

Indigo Virions is a custom sound bank of 102 presets designed for the u-he Bazille.

It contains highly usable modern poly synths, bass, drums, seqs, arps, and more, which are suitable for many different musical genres.

All sounds were designed by Audiomasher to take advantage of the Bazille’s modular architecture.

Indigo Virions features

  • 102 presets for u-he Bazille.
  • 13 Arpeggiator (ARP).
  • 14 Bass (BASS).
  • 13 Lead (LEAD).
  • 7 Pad (PAD).
  • 11 Percussion (PERC).
  • 21 Poly Synth (POLY).
  • 8 Sequence (SEQ).
  • 6 Sound Effects (SFX).
  • 9 Stabs (STAB).

The soundset is available for purchase for $8 USD.

More information: Audiomasher


Plugin Boutique Partner Focus – Tronsonic libraries 40% off

Plugin Boutique has launched a limited time sale on Tronsonic instrument libraries for Native Instruments Kontakt.

40% off Tronsonic libraries

Inspired by the sound of recordings made with old tape (from mellotrons to the radiophonic workshop), Tronsonic creates downloadable virtual instruments primarily for Native Instruments Kontakt, recorded using mainly 1960’s 1970’s analogue equipment.

Tronsonic libraries

  • Kork M500 Micro Preset — A faithful replica of the classic late 70s micro preset synth, plus a few extras…
  • The Solino String Proto Ensemble MK 1 — A recreation of an imaginary EMINENT SOLINA STRING ENSEMBLE ‘PROTOTYPE’ – perhaps found in the basement of the old Eminent factory in Holland.
  • The System 1000M — This complex intuitive Kontakt instrument allows you to mutate sounds endlessly with every tweak!
  • Tronto Trilogy — The Tronto Trilogy combines 3 of expertley crafted analogue style synths, featuring TRONTO, VCO & DCO.

The sale ends October 22nd, 2014.

More information: Plugin Boutique / Tronsonic


Reminder: u-he Bazille modular synth 30% off intro ends today

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Today is the last day to get 30% off u-he’s new Bazille hybrid modular synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

Bazille is a large modular system combining digital oscillators with analogue-style filters and modelled effects, with a flexibility that only modular patching can provide.

Bazille’s special introductory price of $89 (+ VAT in the EU) has been extended until October 15. After that, the regular price is $129 (+ VAT in the EU).

More information: u-he / Bazille


XILS-lab releases XILS 3 LE V2.0 modular synth plugin

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XILS-lab has released version 2.0 of XILS 3 LE, a light edition of the analog modular synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.


Capable of producing both a very wide range of classic analog sounds, and sounds no other analog synth can do, The XILS 3 LE V2.0 cumulates an authentic emulation of the Synthi (VCS 3) modular synthesizer and a replica of the 256 Analog Sequencer, its natural companion.

XILS 3 LE features

  • 6 oscillators grouped in 3 pairs, with waveshaping (on sine wave, saw, triangle and square).
  • 1 noise oscillator (with noise color).
  • 1 analog filter, non linear and zero delay behaviors, with 3 modes (12/18/24 db lowpass).
  • 1 trapezoidal envelope generators, looping EG in the time of analog (switchable to ADSR).
  • Polyphonic ring modulator.
  • 2 independent outputs feeding the stereo bus, each with one analog lp/hp filter.
  • Programmable joystick vector controller.
  • Polyphonic sequencer with 3 independent lines, slew rates, 3 recording modes.
  • Sequencer can behave as modulation source.
  • Pitch tracker, envelope follower, transient, gate, sample & hold modules.
  • Chorus, delay, spring reverb.
  • 6 Play modes (including unison 2/4/6), polyphonic and mono portamento/glissando/legato, 2 different keyboard scaling, polyphonic aftertouch and VCA handling.
  • Hundreds of presets made by worldwide famous sound designers.
  • Preset database engine (find the right patch in a flash, create your own tags).
  • Comprehensive manual with a getting started and tutorial sections.
  • Instrument or effect plug-in.

XILS 3 LE is available for a “pay-what-you-want” price (starting at 4 EUR) until November 1st, 2014 (regular 34 EUR). The update is free for XILS 3 LE owners.

More information: XILS-lab / XILS 3 LE


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