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X-EIGHT – 808 Bass VST Plugin Available Now

X-EIGHT - 808 VST BASS Plugin

X-EIGHT is a FIRE 808 Bass VST plugin created by Thenatan for Windows and MAC in VST, AU, VST3 plugin format. It comes with over 1000 bass presets and essential controls to manipulate your sound as you need – check out the features below. FEATURES: Over +1000 Bangin’ 808s and Sub Bass Presets All Presets […]

Frontier – FREE Limiter VST Plugin by D16 Group

Frontier - Free VST Limiter Plugin

D16 Group announced that their Frontier limiter plugin is now available for free download for any registered user (no need to own any previous products as before). Not only is Frontier a straightforward limiter, it also has versatile and creative options through its selectable control input and optional soft clipping. Two large knobs determine the […]

Parallels – Dual Source Soft Synth Released by Softube

Softube Parallels - Synthesizer VST Plugin

The Swedish company Softube introduces Parallels, a new synth plug-in for Mac and Windows (VST, AAX and AU), which has a special dual tone generation. The Softube Parallels plug-in is a virtual synthesizer with dual wavescanning as the basis for tone generation. This means that it does not create a waveform for the synthesis, but […]

NPD – New iOS Synthesizer App by Nikolozi Meladze

NPD - iOS Synthesizer App

Nikolozi Meladze presented his latest virtual synthesizer designed for iPad called NPD. It is an instrument based on Phase Distortion synthesis. NPD iOS synthesizer app uses three oscillators (including a sub-oscillator) with the possibility of setting up and adjusting such parameters as SHAPE and HARMONICS, as well as a noise generator. We also have two […]

Massive X Synthesizer Announced by Native Instruments

Massive X Synth VST Plugin

The company Native Instruments has announced the release of a new version of the popular synthesizer Massive X, which was released more than 10 years ago. The new Massive X gets a sound engine of a new generation, which offers a modern high-quality sound and a completely redesigned interface. Massive X uses 2 main wave […]

FACTORSYNTH and FACTORmini – Max For Live Devices

Factorsynth FACTORmini Ableton Live Devices

Machine learning comes to Ableton Live with Factorsynth and its introductory version, Factormini. Two Max For Live devices that use a data analysis algorithm called matrix factorization to decompose any audio clip into a set of temporal and spectral elements. By rearranging and modifying these elements it is possible to perform powerful transformations to any […]

TB-303 Software Bass Synth Released at Roland Cloud

Roland TB-303 VST Plugin Instrument

Roland Cloud is pleased to announce the addition of the new Roland TB-303 software bass synthesizer to their suite of software instruments. Utilizing the same ACB (Analog Circuit Behavior) modeling as the Roland JUNO-106, JUPITER-8, and others from our Legendary series, the virtual TB-303 captures the hypnotic tone of the original hardware and forms the […]

4 Essential New Drum Kits For Hip-Hop & Trap Producers

The Drumz - Drum Loops, Drum Samples

Production Master has released a fresh new collection of drum loops and drum samples originally produced for all the Trap and modern Hip-Hop music producers. This new collection is named THE DRUMZ and includes no more and no less than 4 drum kits, each focused on a special style to provide a complete experience. A […]

Drum Depot – Tube Drums Released by Marco Scherer

Tube Drums - Metasonix Drum Samples

Marco Scherer, the owner of Drum Depot label has released Tube Drums, a new collection of original drum samples from the Metasonix D-1000 & D-2000 analog drum synthesizers. Here is what Marco says about its new release: As there’s no existing sample packs for the Metasonix drummies it didn’t take me long to think about […]

Reference 4 VST/AU Plugin Released by Sonarworks

Sonarworks Reference 4 VST Plugin

Sonarworks has released Reference 4, a new version of the Reference audio correction software, which is designed to equalize the amplitude-frequency response of headphones and studio monitors and provides accurate reference sound from reproducing devices. Reference 4 removes unwanted coloration from studio speakers and headphones. Quite simply speaking, an equalizer is integrated into the audio […]