Rob Papen has released version 1.0.3e of Punch, the drum and percussion synthesizer instrument plug-in for Windows and Mac.
Punch delivers synthesized drums in the finest audio quality and with breathtaking features for the contemporary producer. You can can use synthesis and the built in samples to build your own unique sounding drum-kit, but also your own samples can be loaded into Punch to complete your kit.
Your sounds can then be crafted using the stunning features, filters and huge synth power we all know from other RP synthesizers.
Changes in Punch v1.0.3e
New Solo / Mute Buttons.
Increased visibility drum pad preset menu.
Fixed problem with Kore / Maschine saving.
New preset banks, JoMal 2 and Voltage Disciples (3 banks).
Other small fixes.
Punch for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS /AAX) is available to purchase for 149 EUR inc. VAT / $179 USD.
Rob Papen has introduced Dock, a host software which enables Rob Papen software instruments and effects to be used standalone without a host application or DAW.
Rob Papen’s Dock in use with the Blade software synthesizer – great for live performance or just quickly designing presets.
Simply load Dock, select your Rob Papen software and start playing. It is possible to route sound through Dock so that you can use the growing range of Rob Papen effects like RP-Verb or RP-Reverb to process your own audio.
Just hit on a killer riff for your new track, great – just capture your performance in Dock using the onboard recorder for later use.
Dock will be available as a free download for registered Rob Papen plug-in users from March 2013.
Time+Space has announced that it giving existing users of Rob Papen synths or effects plugins the chance to boost their Papen arsenal with some exclusive offers available until 31st January.
50% off RG – Described by Computer Music magazine as ´inspirational´ and ´peerless´ this Rhythm Guitar synth offers electric and acoustic guitar grooves with sequencer and synth effects. If you already own a Rob Papen title, you can buy RG for just £39.47 / €49.50.
30% off eXplorer 2 Upgrade – the entire collection of Rob Papen virtual synths and effects plugins for a mere £234.50 / €419.00! Predator, Blue, RG, SubBoomBass, Punch, and Blade plus RP-Distort, RP-Delay and RP-Verb will all be at your disposal and you´ll be saving a massive £529 compared to individual purchases of these titles.
To take advantage of this offer, purchase RG or the eXplorer 2 Upgrade with the discount at timespace.com and enter the serial number or registered email address of your existing Rob Papen title in the Comments Box as you check out.
Xenos Soundworks has announced Score Elements, a new soundset by JoMal for the Rob Papen BLUE software synthesizer.
Many owners of Rob Papen synths will definitely recognize the name JoMal – he has created quite a large number of stunning factory presets for the Rob Papen product line.
We now introduce JoMal’s latest commercial soundset for Blue, called Score Elements, which contains 32 amazing ambient/cinematic pads, effects, etc, all of which leave a profound emotional impact on the listener.