Full Bucket Music has released The deputy Mark II, a free software synthesizer instrument for Windows.
The deputy Mark II is a VST™2.4 software instrument Microsoft Windows® in the tradition of classic string machines and early “polyphonic” synthesizers, written in native C++ code for high performance.
Full Bucket Music The deputy Mark II
The deputy Mark II features
- Polyphonic string/synthesizer (Poly) section and monophonic synthesizer (Mono) section.
- Built-in Ensemble and Phaser effects.
- Flexible keyboard assignment for Poly and Mono section.
- Poly section:
- Up to 61 voices polyphony.
- Two band-limited frequency divider-driven oscillator banks.
- Sawtooth and PWM waveforms.
- 2-pole multi-mode filter and ADS envelope per voice.
- Global ADSR envelope for paraphonic modulation.
- Resonator bank.
- Mono section:
- Single VCO plus suboscillator and noise.
- 4-pole lowpass filter.
- ADSR envelope and LFO.
- Output of Poly section can be send to filter input.
- Fully compatible with SM Pro Audio’s V-Machine™.
The deputy Mark II is available to download as a freeware VST instrument plug-in for Windows PC.
More information: Full Bucket Music / The deputy Mark II
FSynthz has released Hoar, a virtual string machine synthesizer instrument for Windows.
A stringmachine with bright and sharp sounding, as well good for producing synth-FX’s (courtesy of modulated filtering with randomness and other stuff).
- Extra wide keyboard range (6 octaves as a rife minimum).
- Phrase arpeggiator/gate with hold.
- Up to 16x unison per voice.
Hoar is available as a freeware VST instrument plug-in for Windows.
More information: FSynthz / Hoar
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on Mar 01, 2011
audioMIDI.com has announced a new No-Brainer-Deal, offering the Puremagnetik Retro Synths sound library for Ableton at a reduced price of $15 USD.
Retro Synths represents the “cream of the crop” from Puremagnetik’s extensive catalog of classic analog and digital sound libraries. Consolidated into this pack of more than 4000 samples of some of the greatest classic synths.
Retro Synths features
- Analog Bass Volume 1, an impressive selection of over 50 multi-sampled programs direct from classics such as the Minimoog, Roland TB-303, ARP 2600 and the Doepfer Modular.
- Analog Bass Volume 2, a complete bass soundset focusing entirely on the classic Korg MS20 synthesizer.
- P-50 Linear, an elaborate collection of racks inspired by the legendary Roland D50.
- Phazeform Volume 1, a captivating library based on Casio’s Phase Distortion technology of the CZ-1.
- String Machines, with more than 250 MB of lush sounds recorded directly from the string synths of the 1970s.
- TeeBee, based on the Roland TB-303, includes heavy acid bass lines, squelchy resonant leads and thick analog sounds.
- Vector, which instantly turns Ableton Live into a full-blown production workstation that includes a huge library of wave sequences, attack transients and vector morphing.
- Vintage 80s Classics, a stunning collection of lush 1980s synth sounds captured directly from an Oberheim Matrix 6.
- Newly added: Waveframe, based on the Ensoniq Fizmo, provides complex, evolving sounds from this classic wavetable synthesizer.
- 2.8 GB total content: 378 Instrument Racks, 82 Live Clips.
Retro Synths for Ableton Live Intro or Live 8.1.3 or higher is available to purchase from audioMIDI.com for $15 USD.
More information: audioMIDI.com
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on Jul 26, 2010
WOK has announced the release of CromFX, the effect section of Cromina String Machine as a separate plug-in with enhanced options.
Select from 4 different chorus types (modeled after vintage circuits), 3 phaser models and 2 delays!
CromFX is the perfect addon for our string machine, but can of course add brightness and warmth to any sound source. In the chorus section you will find the lush and warm chorus of Cromina plus 3 more variations, modeled after famous designs from Korg™ and Roland™.
For the phaser we added 2 more designs which support host sync, as the two delays (one additional analog tape style delay) do.
CromFX is available to purchase as a VST effect plug-in for Windows PC for 19 EUR.
More information: WOK / CromFX