Rob Papen updates BLUE-II with new presets

Rob Papen has released an update to BLUE-II, which now includes new presets by Daniel Stawczyk and Rauschwerk.

Next time you boot up BLUE-II, the new presets will appear.

The new banks are:

– The Raven’s by Stawczyk
This bank is inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s poem and holds 29 FX presets, 21 textures/cluster presets, 38 sequence presets and 40 synth presets.
Listen to the demosong here

– Rauschwerk Signature BLUE-II Soundbank
64 presets and check out his YouTube video about this bank here

BLUE-II is available for purchase for 149 EUR/$179 USD.

More information: Rob Papen / BLUE-II


reFX releases Rauschwerk 3 for Nexus2 & Massive Drums for NI Massive

reFX has announced the release of Rauschwerk 3, a new Nexus2 expansion library.

Unique, atmospheric sounds are a hallmark of quality for this series. Rauschwerk 3 features 134 presets of the finest electronic sounds, vintage analog synths, raw sound storms, and huge pads and leads! Perfect for trance, electro, ambient or soundtracks.

The Rauschwerk 3 expansion is available to purchase for 55 EUR.

Vengeance Massive Drums

reFX has also introduced Massive Drums, a new Vengeance soundset for the Massive software synthesizer by Native Instruments.

This has never happened before. Completely analog drum sounds on the same sound level as samples, generated in a synthesizer!

With Massive Drums you are getting 175 powerful presets: bold kicks, snares, claps and percussion produced with Massive’s powerful architecture for Dubstep, Electro, House, Trance and Minimal genres. Use the 8 macro controls to harness full control over all the sounds and to customize any of your songs.

With punchy kicks, the tightest snares, and crystal-clear hi-hats this soundset has everything you need to sound different and be unique!

Massive Drums is available to purchase for 35 EUR.

More information: reFX


reFX releases HandsUp Leads Vol.1 and Rauschwerk 2, two Nexus2 expansions

reFX HandsUp Leads Vol.1 & Rauschwerk 2

reFX has announced the release of HandsUp Leads Vol.1 and Rauschwerk 2, two new expansions for rompler synthesizer Nexus2.

New Nexus2 expansions

  • HandsUp Leads Vol.1 – Finally, the definitive collection of HandsUp leads: 128 explosive presets ranging from the classic to the cutting-edge. HandsUp heavyweight Tobias Meyer delivers everything you need to get the sound of the era.
  • Rauschwerk 2 – Rauschwerk delivers another volume of the deepest, most authentic electro sounds available anywhere. Sampled from the cult machines of the past two decades, this is a must-have collection for all synth addicts.

HandsUp Leads Vol.1 and Rauschwerk 2 are available to purchase for 69.99 EUR each.

More information: reFX / HandsUp Leads Vol.1 and Rauschwerk 2


reFX updates Nexus2 to v2.1 and releases Vocoder and NuElectro expansions

reFX NEXUS 2.0

reFX has released version 2.1 of NEXUS2, a next generation ROM synthesizer for Windows and Mac.

Changes in Nexus2 v2.1.0

  • New insert FX: Ringmod.
  • All Delay-FX now follow the tempo without artifacts.
  • Chorus-, Flanger- & Ensemble-FX parameter changes don’t introduce artifacts.
  • The FFT display is now more precise.
  • Memory optimizations. NEXUS2 now uses less memory than before.
  • Added new internal features for the new expansions.
  • OSX: Made NEXUS2 more compatible with Time Machine.

Nexus2 is available for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) for 299.99 EUR / $349.99 USD.

reFX VocoderreFX NuElectro

reFX has also released two new expansions for Nexus2.

Vocoder – 128 vocoder / choir / vocal sounds for Nexus2.
Typical Daft Punk basses, Kanye West Vocoder, Loveparade Vocoder Beats, Hollywood choirs of high quality and many funky vocals – this absolutely crazed expansion is a unique item on the market and makes you go mad with creativity.
It is a must-have for everyone who needs that certain ‘something’ in their productions!

NuElectro, Kraftwerk goes 2009…
The NuElectro artist ‘Rauschwerk’ presents 160 impressive presets that show you what is needed for true Electro music: warm basses, deep 808-like eDrumkits, spheric pads and textures, beeeps & boongs.
Sampled from cult-synths of the Electro-era, this is the breath-taking all-in-one package for the NuElectro style!

Vocoder and NuElectro are available for download for 69.99 EUR / $79.99 USD each.

Visit reFX for more information and audio demos.


reFX updates Nexus2 and releases two new expansions

reFX NEXUS 2.0

reFX has released version 2.0.5 of NEXUS2, a next generation ROM synthesizer for Windows and Mac.

Changes in NEXUS2 v2.0.5

  • EQ frequencies were scaled wrongly, so some presets will sound different now. The way they sound now is the intended way. This bug was new since NEXUS 2.0.0.
  • Arp- and Trancegate-pattern editors had some precision issues, especially when the length of the pattern was odd.
  • Arp-Mode ‘random’ was not playing the held keys randomly, but in order.
  • LFO-shape ‘chaos’ was not creating random values.

reFX also released two new expansions for Nexus2.

Bigtone Signature 2
Experts know what to expect: 128 impressive, atmospheric synth sounds. Breathtaking, endlessly moving pads; warm analog basses – BigTone2 has arrived!
All preset use the modwheel for modulation. Most of the time the aftertouch and pitch-bend wheel are also used, so experiment.

A well-known name in Electro scene. This signature expansion by Rauschwerk supplies you with 128 electronic sounds in perfection. Electro and Space/Pop – it’ll work perfectly for you.

Bigtone Signature 2 and Raschwerk are available for 69.99 EUR / 79.99 USD each.

Visit reFX for more information.


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