Dmitry Sches has released version 1.2 of the Thorn spectral synthesizer instrument, which is now exclusively distributed by Plugin Alliance.

DS Audio Thorn 1.2

Thorn was made to provide you with a great tool for modern electronic music production. The main goal was to develop a top notch software synthesizer, which knows everything about creation process of punchy, snappy and aggressive modern sounds.

Simplicity, flexibility and effectiveness are the key principles of Thorn. Just take a short tour through the carefully crafted sound library provided by Thorn (600+ presets!). We hope it contains lots of sounds you might want to put in your mix right away.

Changes in Thorn v1.2

  • Thorn is distributed by Plugin Alliance now.
  • Integrated Plugin Alliance framework with toolbar and authorization scheme.
  • Thorn Essentials, HouseMaster One and Thorn Expansion 2 by Rob Lee are in the factory library now, free of charge.
  • Modulation depth can be modulated now without issues.
  • MIDI CC is working now when ARP is turned on.
  • Thorn now returns text values to be displayed in automation lanes for AAX / VST3 / AU.
  • Removed Optimize Polyphony option, will be returned later.
  • Fixed automation smoothing issue.
  • Fixed a crash when opening AAX page-table.
  • Fixed minor preset loading issues on Windows.

Thorn is on sale at the intro price of $149 USD for a limited time (regular $199 USD).

More information: Plugin Alliance