Musicrow Group has released version 2.21 of Golden Ensembles for Reaktor, a collection of 39 cutting-edge ensembles for Native Instruments Reaktor 5.
The new update for Golden Ensembles includes a new reaktor ensemble: Ebola.
Ebola is a powerful semi-modular virtual analog synthesizer with a flexible architecture, that enables you to create a wide variety of sounds with a distinct flavor!
Golden Ensembles 2 now contains 39 reaktor ensembles, synthesizer and effects.
Golden Ensembles – Ebola features
- A library of 200 high quality sounds, divided into 7 sound banks.
- Two multimode oscillators with Ring modulation, Sync, and Frequency modulation..
- Classic mode that enables you to shape your oscillator waveform by morphing between many different waveforms.
- Ultrasaw mode that uses up to 9 detuned saw-tooth waves, for the creation of extremely thick leads and pads.
- Wavetable synthesis mode helps you achieving evolving and interesting pad sounds, organs and keyboards.
- Sub-oscillator with ultrasaw mode.
- Noise generator with color shaping option.
- Two multimode resonant filters that can be connected in parallel or serial.
- Three envelopes that can modulate almost any parameter of the synthesizer.
- Advanced distortion section for wave-shaping: Analog saturation, Hard Clipping, Bit Crusher and more..
- Two advanced LFO’s.
- Extended effects section that contains 9 high quality effects: Delay, Reverb, Chorus, Phaser, distortion, EQ, ring modulation and others.
- Modulation matrix with countless modulation paths.
- Envelope follower that enables you to use external audio to manipulate almost any parameter of the synthesizer.
Golden Ensembles for Reaktor 5 is available for 95 EUR through February 2010 (regular price 119 EUR).
More information: Musicrow Group
Musicrow has announced the release of Piano Trilogy, a collection of three unique piano instruments based on sampling ,synthesis, and physical modeling techniques.
Vintage Piano is based on an amazing bechstein grand piano from 1906, Broken Piano brings tasteful dark upright piano and various broken piano sounds, while Pianoforte revives the old ancestor of the piano with a bright beautiful timbre.
Piano Trilogy features
- Includes three authentic piano VST instruments: Vintage Piano, Broken Piano and Pianoforte.
- Realistic and sonically beautiful acoustic grand piano VST.
- Mellow rich sounding upright piano.
- Wide variety of amazing broken piano sounds.
- Emulation of the pianoforte.
- Extremely dynamic and responsive.
- Based on more then 200MB of high quality samples.
- Uses advanced synthesis and physical modeling techniques.
- High quality studio reverb.
- Adjustable velocity curve.
- Simple user interface.
- Very modest CPU, memory and disk Requirements.
Piano Trilogy is available for Windows PC the introductory price of €39 EUR until August 21, 2009 (regular price €59 EUR).
More information: Musicrow Group / Piano Trilogy
Musicrow has released version 1.1 of Vintage Strings MkIII, a virtual string machine that perfectly recreates the lush sound of analog string machines.
Changes in Vintage String MkIII v1.1
- The spring reverb bug was fixed.
- The chorus noise problem that occurred with some hosts was fixed.
- Automation problem was fixed.
- The interface graphic problem with REAPER was fixed.
Vintage String MkIII is available as a VST instrument for Windows PC. Until the end of June, it is available at a 50% discount for 30 EUR.
More information: Musicrow Group / Vintage Strings MkIII
Musicrow has released The Heavenly Prophecy, a sound bank for Arturia’s Prophet V virtual synthesizer.
The Heavenly Prophecy presents 200 extraordinary sounds for your Arturia Prophet V. This soundset takes the Prophet 5 and the Prophet VS to new extremes!
The Heavenly Prophecy is focused on delivering inspiring up-to-date sounds with the special Prophet flavor. The crystal leads will shine, the stab sounds will drill holes in your heart, and the fabulous mystic pads will make you cry. This is our prophecy!
The Heavenly Prophecy is available for download for 35 EUR. A demo bank with 20 free presets is available for instant download from the product page.
More information: Musicrow / The Heavenly Prophecy
Musicrow has released Vintage Strings MkIII, a new super realistic virtual string machine that perfectly recreates the lush sound of analog string machines.
The distinctive sound of vintage string machines like the Arp Solina or the Crumer Performer can be heard on numerous music productions. It has been used by various musicians like: Pink Floyd, Air, Beck, The Eagles, Kraftwerk, The Cure, Joy Division, Josh Wink, Morrisey, Tangerine Dream, Keane, Japan, and New Order to name few.
Like these old machines, Vintage Strings MkIII is a synthesizer that was especially designed to produce rich warm string pads. It make no use samples, so any of its presets can be tweaked, and new ones can be easily created, making Vintage Strings MkIII as user friendly as it is toneful.
Vintage Strings MkIII features
- Super realistic emulation of vintage string machines.
- Two separate string sections with beautiful string sound.
- Chorus section that accurately emulates the chorus effect on vintage string machines.
- Advanced reverb section with a smooth studio reverb and authentic spring reverb.
- Analog and regular envelope modes.
Vintage Strings MkIII is available as a VST instrument for Windows PC. It costs 59 EUR and you can download a demo version from the Musicrow website (generates noise every 30 secs).
More information: Musicrow / Vintage Strings MkIII
Musicrow has released version 1.1 of Magic Vox, a VST instrument based on guitar harmonics.
Changes in Magic Vox v1.1
- Automation problem with sonar was fixed.
- The noise problem that appeared when rotating the drive knob was fixed.
- The interface graphic problem with a Cubase 4.5 was fixed.
Magic Vox is available for a special price of $69 USD / €55 EUR until the end of November.
More information: Musicrow / Magic Vox
Musicrow has released Golden Ensembles II, an exclusive collection of 38 cutting-edge ensembles for NI Reaktor 5.
Synthesizers, effects and creative audio tools- everything is packed, with hundreds of presets ready to be used.
Golden Ensembles II features
- Synthesizers – Cobra, Orpheus, Oberline, Bass Lab, Trancoid, CX, and Blue Crow.
- Other Instruments – Piano Magic, Theremin, Brass Machine, Future Bass, Accordion, and Vinyl.
- Sound Generators – Chaos.
- Classics Processors – Plate Reverb, Tape Echo, Osmosis Filter, Green Tape, Tube Compressor, Vintage Chorus, Mood Filter, Ultraverb, Ultra Chorus, Tape Flanger, Preamp Emulator, Ultra Phaser, DX3, Graphic Equalizer, and Tremolo.
- Sound Design Tools – Executer, Magician, White FX, GrainD lay, Electroverb, Drive, Space Boy, Vocal Modeler, and Gold Delay.
Golden Ensembles II is available for €119 EUR / $159 USD. Version 1 (Crow Gold Pack) users can upgrade for €20 EUR / $25 USD.
More information: Musicrow / Golden Ensembles II