Sound Magic has announced version 1.2 of its Neo Reference effect plug-in for Windows.
Neo Reference is a brand new tool for the final processing of digital music. It combines several of Sound Magic’s cutting edge dithering and noise shaping algorithms. These algorithms will change the sound of your music and they will let you find the best timbre for your individual style. Each dither and noise shape has its own unique timbre. What you need to do is listen to them carefully and you find the one that works best for your sound.
Changes in Neo Reference v1.2
Parametrics changes for iOS and Andriod Phones.
Improved Noise Level Simulation.
Many Minor Changes.
Neo Reference for Windows (VST/Supreme Pianos add-on) is available to purchase for 29 EUR.
AIR Music Technology has announced the release of its Vacuum Pro polyphonic analog tube synthesizer and Loom modular additive synthesizer instruments for Windows and Mac.
Vacuum Pro goes beyond providing superior analog sound to recreate the vintage synthesizer experience.
Vacuum Pro is a polyphonic analog tube synthesizer that travels light-years beyond the original monophonic Vacuum, first developed by the AIR team as part of the Pro Tools® Creative Collection from Avid®. Loom is an entirely new modular additive synthesizer. AIR Music Technology is the groundbreaking developer of acclaimed industry-standard virtual instruments and audio processing tools.
Loom uses an efficient and effective modular design to create complex sounds quickly and easily.
Both Vacuum Pro and Loom are highly intuitive in design and place few technical demands on the user, delivering a more inspiring and creative experience. Each provides an array of sound-sculpting tools ranging from rapid, highly efficient sound creation to zeroing in on most intricate of sound design tasks. The unique and scalable workflow allows the creative potential of Vacuum Pro and Loom to continue to meet the musician’s needs as they evolve. Vacuum Pro and Loom will be available first in the VST and AU 64-bit formats, plus the RTAS 32-bit format. An AAX update is coming soon.
Both titles are available to purchase now, priced at $199.99 USD each.
One Small Clue has updated the Poise percussion sampler for Windows to version 220.127.116.11.
Poise makes working with drum samples quick and effortless, allowing you to focus on creating music.
Poise features 16 drum pads, which can each use 8 samples. Sample layers have parameters for pitch, volume and balance, as well as amplitude and pitch envelopes. There are several sample switching types including random, velocity and round-robin.
Changes in Poise v18.104.22.168
Added Muon SR-202 kit import.
Skins with incorrect image sizes now render correctly. (Images were not being resized in previous versions of Poise.)
Change: Improved Next/Previous sample loading.
Change: Hotkeys Debugging panel only shows in debug builds.
Bug Fix: Would crash while loading .aif files.
Improved support for 24-bit .wav files.
Known Problem: The 64-bit build will crash during drag and drop operations on some computers. This bug is being worked on.
Poise for Windows (VST) is available to purchase for $49 USD.
Reveal-Sound has announced the release of Spire, a virtual synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.
The Spire synthesizer plug-in by Reveal-Sound.
Spire is a software polyphonic synthesizer that combines powerful sound engine modulation and flexible architecture, a graphical interface provides unparalleled usability. Spire is the embodiment of the best opportunities, both software and hardware synthesizers.
4x multimode oscillators with polymorphing.
9x unison voices on each oscillator with Density.
2x multimode filters with 12 different types of filtering.