Arturia built their reputation on software recreations of classic synths, now they're back with one of their own.
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Reviews: Virtual Instrument
FXpansion's new soft synth boasts sensational sound and an almost unhealthy level of modulation.
How do you improve on the ultimate drum studio? Steinberg attempt just that with the latest version of Groove Agent.
Mojo 2 Horn Section is an ambitious instrument that aims to succeed where other virtual horn sections fail.
If you're Eurorack curious but short on space or cash — or simply allergic to 3.5mm patch cables — Softube's Modular might be for you.
If you hanker after the sound of uber-heavy metal guitars, but don’t have the guitar chops or the seven-string guitar to pull it off, then Heavier7String might be just the (virtual) session guitarist you are looking for...
This Kontakt-based virtual instrument doesn’t just give you sounds to play back your ideas. It can also give you the ideas themselves!
Audio Damage’s latest plug-in instrument gives an accessible but versatile take on granular synthesis.
Featuring the vocals of Clara Sorace in three different sets of vocal presets, Zero-G’s Electro Virtual Instrument library also includes a sizeable collection of instrument sounds: synths, guitars, leads, pads, drums, drum loops and various sound effects‑style groupings.
Waverazor offers an aggressive take on waveshaping synthesis and some seriously deep editing.
Bechstein have exhaustively sampled one of their own instruments to bring us this lavishly produced virtual piano.
Gothic Instruments have assembled their Dronar modules into a one-stop-shop for soundscape creation.
Outside the big-hitter sample library/virtual instrument developers, there are a whole host of smaller, indie-style developers doing their best to compete, either by offering something unique or accessibly priced. Folio Bass is one such product...
While virtual drummers are part of the music technology furniture, non-drum virtual instruments that provide automatic musical accompaniment are thinner on the ground under iOS. Enter iBassist...
Electric Sunburst delivers highly polished Les Paul-style electric guitar performances via a Kontakt front-end...
Output’s new subscription-only instrument offers creative loop manipulation and an ever-expanding library of sounds.
To create Dream Machine, EZKeys engineers Mikael Stenberg and Viktor Hansson combined samples of a Fender Rhodes Mark 7 with those of a Schiedmayer Celeste, having discovered that the two instruments complimented each other extremely well.
Bass Slapper is a stand-alone and plug-in (VST, AU, AAX) virtual instrument that, with just a little bit of practice, will allow you to give the likes of Stanley Clarke, Bootsy Collins or Mark King a run for their money.
On offer here is a wide range of more abstract ‘wind-flavoured’ sounds — in fact, just about anything other than traditional brass and wind.