Soundsdivine has announced the release of X, a soundset for the SynthiX virtual synthesizer instrument by XILS-Lab.
This bank contains 96 patches for Xils-Lab’s Elka Synthex emulation SynthiX. The ‘X’ soundset makes use of SynthiX’s dual layer architecture, so u can play chords with your left hand and melodies with your right, bass grooves and arpeggios or even drum machines and leads.
This bank is a mix of the old and the new, with plenty of big 80′s pads / arpeggios and synths, combined with some more experimental sounds and soundscapes.
The X soundset is available to purchase for $25 USD.
More information: Soundsdivine / X for SynthiX
Soundsdivine has announced the release of Ambient Chill, a new soundset for the Largo virtual synthesizer by Waldorf.
This bank contains 72 new sounds for Largo , featuring weird timbres , noise washes , strange glitchy soundscapes and some beautiful pads . No bass or lead sounds . Perfect for any style of music .
Ambient Chill is available to purchase as a download for $25 USD. Existing Soundsdivine customers can get the soundset for $17.50 USD.
More information: Soundsdivine / Ambient Chill
Soundsdivine has announced the release of Horizon, a soundset for the PolyKB 2 synthesizer instrument by XILS-Lab.
This bank contains 100 new sounds for Xils-Lab’s PolyKB 2 synthesizer.
‘Horizon’ takes full advantage of PolyKB 2′s new features and includes polyphonic arpeggios, modular style grooves, deep phase pads, epic multi-chord sequences and dirty bass sounds. Suitable for all genres of music.
Horizon for PolyKB 2 is available to purchase for $25 USD. Existing Soundsdivine customers can order for $17.50 USD.
Soundsdivine has also introduced 4 new soundset bundles (Xils-Lab bundle, Gforce bundle, Strobe bundle, and VA bundle) offering savings of up to 38%.
More information: Soundsdivine / Horizon
Madrona Labs has released version 1.1 of Aalto, a virtual software synthesizer for Mac.
Aalto is a new semi-modular software synthesizer with an innovative, patchable UI, distinctive sounds, and a charming personality.
Changes in Aalto v1.1
- Much faster: Aalto now runs 25 to 50% faster than version 1.0.
- Installer: Easy install using Apple’s Installer puts Aalto’s bits where they belong.
- New preset management UI: Load and save presets from the Aalto window.
- Copy and paste presets: From the preset menu to and from the clipboard, for easy sharing, editing, and backup.
- Host sync: Aalto’s sequencer now has rock-solid synchronization with your DAW’s clock.
- Tuning tables: Load tunings from the Scala .scl file format. Over 100 different tunings categorized by musical tradition are included.
- Sequencer modes: Key trigger and loop mode allow new uses of the sequencer.
- Presets: Aalto now comes with 30 new presets from programming guru Simon Ball of SoundsDivine, and 10 fun sound machine constructions from synth innovator Alessandro Cortini.
- Many minor bug fixes have also been implemented. See the bug tracker for a complete list.
Aalto is available to purchase as an Audio Unit plug-in for Mac (Mac and Windows VST coming soon) for $99 USD.
More information: Madrona Labs / Aalto
Soundsdivine has released Virtually Analogue, a new sound set for the XILS 3 virtual synthesizer instrument by XILS-lab.
This new soundset contains 80 new presets specifically designed to work with both the LE & Full versions of XILS 3.
The focus of this bank is on recreating the sounds of the classic synthesizers from the 70s & early 80s, and features haunting pads, raw synth sounds, big drones and some classic sequenced synthesizer riffs.
Virtually Analogue is available to purchase for the introductory price of $15 USD through November (regular price $25 USD).
The sound bank is compatible with both XILS 3 Full and XILS 3 LE (Limited Edition).
More information: Soundsdivine / Virtually Analogue
Soundsdivine has announced the release of Electromania, a collection of patches for virtual synthesizer Oddity by GForce Software.
This bank contains 64 new sounds for Gforcesoftware’s Oddity synthesizer.
Suitable for all genres of music, this new soundset features dirty basses, raw overdriven sequences, staccato blips, ring mod synths, and some classic dance sounds.
Soundsdivine Electromania is available to purchase for the introductory price of $10 USD until 18 September, 2010 (regular price $20 USD).
More information: Soundsdivine / Electromania