Tag Archives: synthesizers

Virtual Oberheim OP-X for sale until June 16

Sonicprojects has a special sale for the different versions of the OP-X until June 16. The top model costs 85 euros now. The OP-X has been released for a while for Windows, but it is still a great synth. Continue reading

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Free Dune LE synthesizer via Beat Magazin

(Nederlands) Bij Beat Magazin kun je gratis de synthesizer Dune LE van Synapse Audio downloaden. Het enige wat je moet doen is fan worden van Beat Magazin op Facebook. Dune LE is de uitgeklede versie van de commerciƫle plug-in. Het enige verschil met de volledige versie is dat de effectensectie ontbreekt en een verminderd aantal presets (128 stuks). Continue reading

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Screaming fat leads with Massive

With Massive you can create screaming lead sounds. Vespers shows how this works in this video. Continue reading

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MIDI hardware with Reason 7

One of the most interesting features of Reason 7 is that you can control MIDI hardware now. This is demonstrated by Propellerhead Software in the video below. A nice detail in this demonstration is the appearance of the Dave Smith Instruments Mopho synthesizer. The creator of this monophonic analog synthesizer, Dave Smith, introduced the MIDI system in the early 80′s. Continue reading

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Xils V+ announced – Roland VP-330 synthesizer/vocoder emulation

(Nederlands) Xils Lab heeft de Xils V+ synthesizer aangekondigd. De softwaremaker zegt hier op de informatiepagina niets over, mogelijk om problemen met Roland te voorkomen, maar deze VST-plug-in is geĆÆnspireerd op de Roland VP-330 synthesizer/vocoder uit 1979. Deze is volgens Vintage Synth Explorer onder andere gebruikt in de muziek van Underworld en Vangelis. Continue reading

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Geco for Leap Motion – control synths with gestures

With Geco, an app for the Leap Motion Controller, synthesizers can be controlled with gestures, like shown in the video below. This works with MIDI. Hopefully the latency will be low enough. Continue reading

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