u-he has announced the release of Bazille 1.0, a monster hybrid modular synthesizer plug-in, combining digital oscillators with analogue-style filters and realistic effects. The flexibility of patching up modules offers a huge sonic range: Robust basses and leads, delicate fantasy textures, loping rhythms, modular glitches and much more.
Roland is pleased to announce the SH-2 Plug-Out Software Synthesizer, the first complete reproduction of Roland’s classic SH-2 synthesizer from 1979. Renowned for its raw vintage tone, the SH-2’s dual VCO plus sub oscillator configuration delivers fat bass, edgy leads, and wild effects via software specifically designed as a “Plug-Out” for the AIRA SYSTEM-1 and as an AU/VST plug-in for your Mac.
Glitchmachines has released Cataract, a segment multiplexer plug-in geared toward electronic music production and experimental sound design. Cataract features an arsenal of sample scanners with integrated modulation sequencers and morphing functions. This makes it possible to construct architecturally complex patterns ranging from nuanced percussive articulations to intricate particle sound effects and all out generative hyper glitch chaos.
Plugin Boutique has released VirtualCZ, a new plug-in inspired by an iconic series of digital synthesisers made by Casio in the 1980s. VirtualCZ uses Phase Distortion, which is similar to FM Synthesis but easier to program. It can make great pads, leads, bass, percussion and RAVE ORGAN sounds that will fit into a wide variety of genres.
Universal Audio is proud to announce the new line of UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators, a sleek, powerful way for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac users to “supercharge” their systems and run larger mixes filled with rich, DSP-intensive plug-ins. These desktop-friendly units provide full access to UAD Powered Plug-Ins, including exclusive plug-ins from Studer, Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, SSL, and more.