Synth fans with an appreciation for retro pixel art shouldn’t miss out on picoSYNTH by Johan Peitz. It is currently available on itch.io for $2.99 (https://johanpeitz.itch.io/picosynth), which provides access to Windows, Mac, and Linux builds of the software.
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The season of giving is over, but there's still some time to pick up a few new softsynth-related releases for free. BPB 64 by Bedroom Producers Blog
A number of both new hardware and software synthesizers have been unveiled, with some available right away while others can be pre-ordered for shipping in 2023. Check out the following notable releases. SYNTRX II by Erica Synths
As 2022 begins to draw to a close, quite a few companies have released new softsynths or software versions of their hardware products to draw in new buyers. Here's a roundup of some of the most notable recent releases. Copperhead (iOS)
Eurorack fans have two brand new offerings by Modbap Modular to choose from in the form of Trinity and Hue. Trinity is a three-channel digital drum synth array, while Hue is an audio color and textural processing effect.
Owners of the MiniFreak keyboard got an early Christmas present recently when Arturia announced the release of the MiniFreak V. According to Arturia, MiniFreak V is a mirror image of the MiniFreak, only in software form.
Cherry Audio recently announced a great deal for anyone who would like to get their hands on their complete virtual instrument collection for an affordable price.
Anyone on a tight budget who would like some help to achieve natural-sounding performance results in the studio will appreciate the Air | Music Edition plugin by Sound Particles.
Dave Smith was a groundbreaking synthesizer designer, and when he passed away early in May of 2022, it was a significant loss for the synth community. However, thanks to Sequential releasing the Trigon-6, fans will be able to experience the last synth that Dave has ever worked on.
The small Irish company, myVolts, took to Kickster recently for their sixth campaign. Following successful campaigns such as the Z-charge, Ripcord, Candycords, and TAPS, their latest Kickster is for a light-up patch cable called Halo.
Aodyo Instruments, a synth maker from France, recently launched a Kickstarter project for their polyphonic physical modeling synthesizer, the Anymo Omega.
Anyone who missed out on the popular Erebus and Hades synthesizers by Dreadbox now has an opportunity to get their hands on them again, as they have been reissued. Erebus is an all-analog paraphonic synthesizer, and the reissue is a faithful reproduction of the Erebus V1.
New versions and updates were recently released for a few software products, including Logic Pro by Apple and Oddity by GForce Software.
Thanks to Audiomodern, musicians can now transform their loops into a kaleidoscope of new sounds using Loopmix. Audiomodern describes the software as an "effortless loop mangling heaven," and it enables users to create a never-ending stream of remixes.