Italian Max for Ableton Live developers Amazing Noises (AN) have released a 10-voice resynthesizer and polyphonic granular synth for Live 10.1 or Max for Live 8.1 with a built-in step sequencer and effects, capable of playing back up to 128,000 slices of a sample per second. AN say Grain Scanner (above) is: “designed for experimental noises, glitchy effects, alien textures and thick clouds of ambience”. There are over 100 presets, plenty of source sounds and even the option of importing your own samples to twist and warp yourself. It costs £39$59 and is available through Ableton.
10-voice granular synth and resynthesizer for Ableton Live out now