Psychic Modulation has released version 2.3 of Phonec, a software synthesizer that aims to recreate the obscure character and ghostly qualities of the video logos heard at the beginning of 80s films on VHS.

Psychic Modulation Phonec 2.3

The update includes a new Melt system with high frequency oscillator integration, new filter variations and a new Acid filter, and lots more.

Aside from it’s quirky nature, Phonec is a unique and powerful synthesizer, capable of producing a wide range of sounds such as vintage analogue tones, lo-fi synthscapes, ethereal ambiance, minimal techno sequences, retro leads and hard hitting synth basses.

Changes in Phonec v2.3

  • New Melt System with HFO integration.
  • New Filter variations + a new Acid Filter.
  • Filter Saturation Driver.
  • Highpass Filter Tracking.
  • Randomizers are now MIDI assignable.
  • Oscillator Harmonics Reduction.
  • Dotted note echoes.
  • EchoShifter timing has been improved.
  • All LFOs now start with the same phase on host play.
  • Arp Hold can also function as note hold.
  • Sub-Presets for key sections.
  • Improved Patch Management.
  • Load/Save MIDI cc maps.
  • Note Memory Mode can be turned off.
  • Lots of bug fixes and improvements.

Phonec 2 is available for Windows and Mac (VST/AU), priced at $69 USD.

More information: Psychic Modulation / Phonec 2