Wusik has released version 5.8.4 of Wusikstation, a hybrid sampler synthesizer for Windows.
Wusikstation is one of the most popular Sampler/Rompler out there. Since it started, it got more and more features asked for by users, a new interface, easier way to load presets and much more. Its been rated by users the number one choice when creating songs. It can cover pretty much any style of music. From NewAge to SoundTracks, from Dance to Techno.
Changes in Wusikstation v5.8.4
- Added: new White-Skin by Cusis with a different layout.
- Fixed: Unison code. (using the previous old code, but without the detune problems)
- Fixed: Pitch-Bend was out of tune. Now is dead-on.
- Fixed: crash when using the internal keyboard to play notes very fast.
- Fixed: clicking sounds when playing stereo WAV files. (another problem found)
- Fixed: loop problems with mono WAV files.
- Fixed: SFZ file, path location in non windows format. (using ‘\’ instead of ‘/’)
- Fixed: integrated sampler editor loop markers were no longer working. (due to a new Slicer mode that is under implementation)
- Fixed: some parameters where changing the selected layer when it shouldn’t be happening. (Arp/Voices)
- Fixed: all popup message boxes / questions are now modal. (always on top)
- Fixed: WusikPACK code. Added SFZ WAV Packing support. (before it would pack the SFZ file but not the WAV files) Also improved Packing/UnPacking Percentage Bars.
- Fixed: loading very large SFZ files.
- Fixed: when entering the G.Seq (G) page, it would blink the Patterns wrongly. Also when Playing by clicking in the layer selector again.
- Fixed: the FX version would crash in certain hosts.
- Updated: skin type 3 for the new white-skin. Now it shows Unison, FX-Edit-2 and FX-Edit2 only in the Layers editor. (O1, O2, O3, O4, W1, W2) A new FX-Edit1b and FX-Edit2b was introduced to be shown in the Master and FX-Editor. The Groove Sequencer will display 5 lanes, instead of 8 lanes.
Both the demonstration and full versions were updated.
More information: Wusik
Human Touch Technology has released version 1.6.1 of Sika Oriental Scale, a free SoundFont player for Windows and Mac.
Sika is a free sound font player dedicated to oriental and Arabic scales with 9 popular oriental instruments and the ability to play Arabic traditional scales accompanied with beat track (Maksoom style)
Changes in Sika Oriental Scale v1.6.1
- User banks can now be saved with the song.
- New panic button (fixes sound problem with some hosts).
- Fixed AU Validation issues in “Logic pro 8.x”.
- Works properly with “FL Studio 8″.
- General improvements.
Sika Oriental Scale is available as a freeware VST instrument for Windows and Mac (requires Pluggo runtime).
More information: Human Touch Technology / Sika Oriental Scale
Audjoo has released an updated version of Helix, a wave-table-shaping, phase modulation, virtual analog, physical modelling hybrid synthesizer plug-in.
This is the first major update since the release and includes a bunch of new features.
Changes in Helix 2009-07-02
- Rompler Oscillator (loads sfz multisamples, supports ogg compression, guitar, piano, and drum samples included).
- Folders for Wave-Cycles.
- Double-Saw Oscillator Mode (an addition to the “analog” osc-mode).
- Optional High-pass + Soft-Clip as a final process.
- Various optimizations and improvements…
Helix is available as a VST instrument plug-in for Windows and Mac for $149 USD.
Note: The update is currently only available for PC.
More information: Audjoo
Knobster.org has released Keywriter, a freeware VST instrument for Windows PC.
Keywriter is a rompler that reproduce the sounds of a German typewriter «Erika». Can be used as a unusual rhythm machine, and as a tool for special effects.
- Full range of typewriter sounds.
- Stereo control.
- Drive control.
- Low CPU usage.
Visit Knobster.org for more information and a link to download Keywriter.
DSK Music has released DSK ChoirZ (beta), a freeware rompler VST instrument for Windows PC.
DSK ChoirZ (beta) features
- 3 Layers with 32 Choir & Pad sounds.
- ADSR, Finetuning and Pan control.
- 3 Advanced Filters.
- 3 LFO routing to Cut, Pan, Level and Pitch.
- Chorus effect.
- Reverb Effect.
- Velocity response.
- Midi automation.
Download DSK ChoirZ (beta) below (21.7 MB)
DSK ChoirZ (beta)
Downloads: 53886 times
Visit the DSK VSTi page for more freeware VST instruments by DSK Music.
Joe Real has released Joe’s Rhodes, a freeware rompler VST instrument for Windows PC.
Joe’s Rhodes, the electric piano, simple, warm sampled thru a tube amp. This is the kind of instrument that everybody likes and useful in any kind of music. Jazz! Gato Barbieri used it on his Band, R’n’B find some one that don’t use an electric piano…Rock? Ballads, great ballads have rhodes. Fusion! George Duke or Herbie Hancock plays one… So you too, must have this one.
Joe’s Rhodes is available as a freeware VST instrument for Windows PC. Download it here (RapidShare).
Visit Joe Real for more information.
Safwan Matni has released General, a freeware VST instrument for Windows PC.
General is a simple rompler module of a General Acoustic Piano. Like Safwan’s other piano romplers, General does not come with any controls.
General is available as a freeware VST instrument plug-in for Windows PC.
Visit Safwan Matni for more information.