Cableguys has announced version 2.0.5 of Curve, adding tons of new patches to its software synthesizer for Windows and Mac.
Curve 2.0.5 is out now. The new version fixes a bug with hanging notes (which could occur when switching presets or toggling mono/legato modes while playing multiple notes), and can can load all presets of Curve 2 CM. Simply hit “Sync” from within Curve 2.0.5 (demo of full version), get a coffee, and bit later Curve will contain more than 110 pages of presets!
This adds new quality patches by preset designers such as Michael Kastrup, Pluginguru, Xenos Soundworks and community designers Konrad, Earworm, EdT, to name a few.
Curve 2 (VST/AU/RTAS) is available to purchase for 119 EUR / $159 USD incl. VAT.
Cableguys has announced the release of Curve 2, a software synthesizer with an irresistible waveform editor, huge sound library and slick interface.
Feed Curve’s oscillators, LFOs and envelopes with custom waveforms. For anything rhythmic from wobbles to FX loops and evolving pads. For broad oscillator timbres from deep basses to shrill, aggressive snarls.
A huge library will get you started, with quality presets by well-known preset designers such as Michael Kastrup, Pluginguru, Myagi, Xenos Soundworks, Soundsdevine, and hidden pearls from the Curve community.
Curve 2 provides completely new possibilities for experimentation and detailed tweaking, with a simple to use, immediate, slick interface.
Curve 2 is ideal for both experimentation and detailed tweaking at an excellent sound quality.
Curve 2 features
Sound Features—aliasing-free oscillators with custom waveforms, noise generation and broad FM options. Waveform crossfades provide for changing timbres; a comprehensive unison mode delivers fat lead sounds, wide pads and massive sound. Drawable LFOs deliver everything from melodic and rhythmic patterns to dubstep wobbles and punishing bit-crushing effects. Flexible filter routing, a feature-rich mono mode plus legato and glide, are all designed for great depth of control.
Preset Library—a shared online database, providing a constant source of inspirational sound. Public preset sharing allows an ever-increasing number of great presets, public preset voting will help you manage the vast number of sounds, all from within the plugin. Curve ships with an excerpt of this ever-growing sound library. Macro knobs let you explore vast sound variations quickly, for quick access to those parameters that define the core of a sound.
Elegant Interface—shows everything important at a glance, featuring high contrasts and a fresh color scheme. Inbuilt MIDI assignment allows you to set up external MIDI controllers quickly.
The Curve Community—since the first beta of Curve 1.0, the Curve community has steered the synthesizer’s future by submitting feature requests, comments and bug reports, and by sharing presets. Curve 2 is the result of users submitting wishes and uploading great sounds.
Curve 2 for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) is available to purchase for the introductory price of 99 EUR/$129 USD until November 1st, 2012 (regular 119 EUR/$159 USD). Curve 2 is free for anyone who purchased Curve or the Cableguys Bundle on or after December 12th, 2011. Upgrade pricing is 29 EUR/$39 USD.
PlugInGuru has released Toxic FM8, a soundset for the FM8 software synthesizer by Native Instruments.
71 High Octane inspired patches for FM8 of the likes you’ve never heard before…… Aggressive | Expressive!
From Insane Wobbles, Pitch Drops, Squelches and Shortys to ÜBER dark dub basses with rhythmic motion, this is a library like NOTHING that has come before it.
FM8 is considered one of the toughest synthesizers to program and in his second library, John “Skippy” Lehmkuhl has studied closely many of the inspiring sounds coming from todays music and injected them into FM8 with tricks galore to make getting Mind Blowing dance tracks will help define you as a unique new artist.
Toxic FM8 features
71 patches: 29 Synth Basses, 28 Synth Leads, 6 SFX patches, 5 Synth Pads, an Optimized Init Patch, A Distorted Synth Bell Patch, Incredible Ambient Dub E.Piano Patch.
1 Hour and 2 min video tutorial covering:
How to Install the patches.
EZ Edit Power!
Step by Step making Aggressive bass patch and then making a Wobble version of the same bass.
PlugInGuru has released Power Pack for Massive, a collection of sounds for Native Instruments Massive.
A total of 80 AWESOME sounding patches for Massive made by Skippy that use all of the tools Massive offers huge booming basses, pristine beautiful bells, “BPM” Tempo Sync’d patches, lush bright and warm synth pads, aggressive fast synth patches, unique lead synth patches, SFX patches, Guitar, Keyboard and Wind patches to round out the Power Pack !
Every program also has a set of 8 Real-Time performance knobs. Skippy spent a HUGE amount of time dialing these knobs to make each patch able to MORPH into thousands of variations. The Power of MASSIVE comes not only from the engine but how by how easy it is to WARP a sound into something completely different that what you started with…… This Power Pack is SO MUCH MORE than just a bunch of new basic presets !!
This POWER PACK will take MASSIVE to the TOP of your short list of must use Virtual Instruments !!
Power Pack for Massive is available to purchase for $39 USD. A free demo bank featuring 12 patches is available to download from the product page.