Instruments

The latest on virtual instruments and instrument plugins, including synthesizers, drums, bass & guitar, samplers, and more.

MTS 2020 Giveaway

Music Technology Show Giveaway: Download 90+ free plugins & 8,600 samples

MusicRadar is offering a massive bundle of soundware and software as a free download during the The Music Technology Show 2020. The bundle includes CM...
SA Firewood Piano

Spitfire Audio expands Originals series with Firewood Piano instrument

Spitfire Audio has announced availability of its new Originals series virtual instrument library Firewood Piano, a stunning-sounding upright piano bursting with character. The latest title...
Electronik Sound Lab Haunted Guitar Lite

Add some creepy guitar sounds to your production with Haunted Guitar Lite

Right in time for Halloween, Electronik Sound Lab has released a Haunted Guitar Lite, a free virtual instrument featuring some dark and spooky guitar...
Fors Superberry

Superberry, a tasty supersaw synthesizer for macOS & Max for Live

Fors has released its first software synthesizer: Superberry. The synth from the new company from Ess Mattisson and Felisha Ledesma takes inspiration from melodramatic trance...
Audiomodern Opacity II

Audiomodern launches Opacity II Boutique Cinematic Guitars for Kontakt Player

Audiomodern has just released its new Kontakt Player powered instrument Opacity II Boutique Cinematic Guitars, featuring a collection of complete guitar sessions and professional...
Moog Werkstatt 01 feat

Moog’s Werkstatt-01 Analog Synth Kit & CV Expander is now available

Moog Music has announced that its popular and accessible Werkstatt-01 Analog Synthesizer Kit and CV Expander have returned for a limited time. Werkstatt-01 is a...
Modal COBALT 8 feat

COBALT8 kickstarts Modal Electronics’ new synthesizer series

Modal Electronics has announced availability of COBALT8, an immensely powerful, eight-voice extended VA (virtual analog) synthesizer that brings traditional and entirely new analog-style sound...
Roland td 07kv feat

Roland introduces TD-07KV V-Drums compact and affordable new drum set

Roland has announced availability of the TD-07KV V-Drums, a compact drum set that offers authentic Roland mesh-head snare and tom pads, large V-Cymbals, premium...
Impact Soundworks Javanese Gamelan Sample Library

Javanese Gamelan for Kontakt coming soon at Impact Soundworks

Impact Soundworks has announced its upcoming sample library Javanese Gamelan for Native Instruments Kontakt. Immerse yourself in the transcendental, meditative sound of the Javanese Gamelan,...
Cymatic Form Acousmatic Engine art

Acousmatic Engine: Surreal and Thematic Kontakt instruments by Cymatic Form

Cymatic Form, the creator of Kinetic Metal and Kinetic Toys, has announced the release of Acousmatic Engine, a library that explores the strange and...
Rob Papen Blade 2

Rob Papen launches Blade 2 synthesizer, free to eXplorer-6 and SoundDesign-X bundle owners

Rob Papen has announced the release of the new Blade 2 virtual synth instrument, expanding its features to make it a dream synthesizer for...
Soundiron The U

Soundiron launches Hopkin Instrumentarium: The U for Kontakt Player

Soundiron has released a new Hopkin Instrumentarium series instrument library for Kontakt and the free Kontakt Player. The U is a glissy steel lamellophone...
AAS Chromaphone 3 update

AAS Chromaphone 3 strikes in full dynamics with acoustic sharpness and precision

Applied Acoustics Systems has announced availability of Chromaphone 3, an update to the acoustic object synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac. The physical modeling synthesizer...
Spire Synth Halloween

Reveal Sound updates Spire synthesizer to v1.5.4 + Halloween Sale

Reveal Sound has announced an update to its Spire software synthesizer instrument and launched a Halloween Sale with up to $90 USD off. The synthesizer...
Spitfire Audio Abbey Road One Orchestral Foundations

Spitfire announces Abbey Road One: Orchestral Foundations virtual instrument

Spitfire Audio in partnership with world-famous Abbey Road Studios has announced Abbey Road One: Orchestral Foundations, a full, symphony-sized (90-plus-piece) orchestra captured inside the...
Moog Music Claravox

Moog introduces Claravox Centennial Theremin, pre-order available

Moog Music has announced the Claravox Centennial, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the theremin with a celebration of the its past, present, and future. Claravox...
Alpha Forever Modular Autumn update 2020

Alpha Forever Modular updated with new nodes, features & fixes

The Alpha Forever Modular polyphonic modular synthesizer software for Windows has been updated with new modules, primarily focusing on mixing and audio signal processing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0aKdZXC03w Started...
Big Fish Audio Aura Atmospheric Drone Builder

Big Fish Audio launches Aura: Atmospheric Drone Builder sound design tool

Big Fish Audio has announced the release of Aura: Atmospheric Drone Builder, a powerful Kontakt 6 Player powered instrument for creating atmospheric drones. Aura: Atmospheric...
Novation AFX Station

Novation introduces AFX Station limited edition Aphex Twin collaboration

Novation has announced AFX Station, an all-new, limited edition of its modern classic Bass Station II monosynth, designed in collaboration with electronic music legend...
Sampleson Klavee

Sampleson Klavee brings sounds of a vintage 60s Czech electric piano

Sampleson has announced the release of its latest spectral modeled electric piano instrument. Klavee is based on the last living specimen of the reed-based...
Erica Synths SYNTRX featured

Erica Synths is shipping SYNTRX synthesizer worldwide

Erica Synths has announced that its SYNTRX all analog synthesizer with a digitally controlled analog patch/mixer matrix is now shipping to customers worldwide. Since the...
Jamahook

Jamahook uses AI to suggest new samples for your music

Jamahook is a new one-click AI sound matching VST/AU plugin that is designed to supercharge your creative process. It listens to your DAW project...
MIXMUX Duo Live View

MIXMUX Duo: New Max for Live sequencing device for Ableton

Mididope has announced the release of an inspiring live sequencing Max for Live device for Ableton Live. Mixmux Duo contains two "agile" sequencers, which create...
Initial Audio Heat Up 3

Initial Audio updates Heat Up 3 virtual instrument to v3.2.0

Initial Audio has announced an update to the Heat Up 3 virtual instrument for Windows and Mac. Version 3.2.0 delivers some changes in the plugin...
Waves V12 update

Waves Audio launches Waves V12 including resizable GUIs & new preset browser

Waves Audio has announced the launch of Waves V12, an update to its collection of virtual instruments and audio effect plugins. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1djkkpaKGg The update comes with...