Arturia have updated their V Collection virtual instrument bundle to version 8.1, bringing a host of new features and functionality, for free! There’s plenty here to please all manner of V Collection owners from new sounds and tuning capabilities, to improved controller integration and accessibility features.
Another interesting collaboration announcement for Eurorack synth company Noise Engineering. Having recently collaborated with Arturia on the MicroFreak, Noise Engineering have now partnered with Avid offering 3 new AAX plug-ins based on 3 of their popular Eurorack modules. Known for the unique, aggressive, and otherworldly
Who Doesn’t Need More Soft Synths? Arturia Celebrate their 20th ANNIVERSARY with SOUND Explorers Collection
To celebrate their 20th-anniversary French synth lords at Arturia have announced that they’ve bundled pretty much everything from their software back catalogue, whacked it on a 250GB hard drive and are releasing it as the Sound Explorers Collection. This is a limited-edition instore only release that
We recently covered Arturia’s new OB-Xa V plugin which recreates and turbocharges one of the most powerful and iconic synths of the 1980s. If you feel like further indulging your retro synthesiser sensibilities, there is another option at your disposal. And it’s 100% free, with
Arturia’s virtual arsenal of classic synthesisers continues to grow with the addition of the OB-Xa V, an emulation of the classic polyphonic monster from Oberheim introduced in 1981. Considered by some to be the definitive polyphonic synth of the 80s thanks largely to its iconic inclusion on a particular Van
Native Instruments’ behemoth flagship software synth Massive X was released in June 2019, now the first major update is available, addressing some concerns and suggestions from users. Update v1.1 is also, to quote Native Instruments, “the first of our upcoming major updates.” Firstly, Massive X
The Synclavier, produced by New England Digital in various incarnations from the ’70s through to the early ’90s, was a synthesiser with incredibly vast ambitions. Alongside the Aussie designed CMI Fairlight Sampler, it channeled developments in the earliest computers into digital sound design. Initially starting