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    Bram Bos Troublemaker

    Synthesizer App For iOS

    With Apple’s AU plug-in format for iOS finally beginning to gain some traction, we check out Bram Bos's 

    latest ‘this is not a 303’ offering...

    Reviews Apr 2017
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    VirSyn Addictive Pro

    Synthesizer App For iOS

    Addictive Pro adds more complex oscillator configurations, a better effects implementation and a hot-rodded arpeggiator, but has surprisingly dropped the very useful four-track looper of the original Addictive Synth.

    Reviews Jan 2017
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    AudioRealism Bassline 3

    Software Synthesizer

    The humble TB303 has proved notoriously difficult to recreate in software, but ABL3 comes far closer than most.

    Reviews Jan 2017
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    UVI PX Apollo

    Software Synthesizer

    UVI are offering a very reasonably priced emulation of a classic Moog — but which classic Moog is it?

    Reviews Nov 2016
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    Apesoft iVCS3

    Synthesizer App For iOS

    The EMS VCS3 (or ‘Putney’) is relic of a bygone age. Along with its suitcase sibling the Synthi, the VCS3...

    Reviews Oct 2016
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    Polyverse Music I Wish

    Formats: Mac & PC VST, AAX & RTAS; Mac AU

    I Wish is a granular synthesis plug-in that uses incoming MIDI notes to play very short loops of audio.

    Reviews Jul 2016
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    Moog Model 15 App

    Synthesizer App For iOS

    This four-voice polyphonic Model 15 app, which is both an educational tool as well as a musical instrument, mimics the original (primarily monophonic) Model 15, and offers much more besides.

    Reviews Jul 2016
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    PPG Phonem

    Software Synthesizer

    Phonem sees wavetable synth pioneer Wolfgang Palm turn his attention to the tricky problem of vocal synthesis.

    Reviews May 2016
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    Borderlands Granular

    Synthesizer App For iOS

    We explore Borderlands Granular Synthesizer App for iOS, Shure MV51 iOS/USB condenser mic, and Native Instruments iMaschine 2 sequencer.

    Reviews May 2016
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    Output Exhale

    Kontakt Instrument

    All of Output’s products so far have been an attempt to break new ground in the world of sample processing. Their first...

    Reviews Mar 2016
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    KV331 Audio SynthMaster

    Software Synthesizer

    SynthMaster might seem like an ambitious name, but then SynthMaster is an ambitious synth...

    Reviews Mar 2016
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    Native Instruments Reaktor 6

    Software Synthesizer

    After 10 years with no major updates, Reaktor bursts back into the spotlight with the ultimate virtual modular rack.

    Reviews Jan 2016
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    App Works

    Making Music On The Move

    Two more iOS apps reviewed: Futronica SAMMI Synth Multi-instrument • Xynthesizr Synth & Sequencer.

    Reviews Dec 2015
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    Cakewalk Rapture Pro

    Software Synthesizer

    Cakewalk’s Rapture soft synth has been completely reworked and re-imagined: introducing Rapture Pro.

    Reviews Dec 2015
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    Plug-in Boutique Carbon Electra

    Formats: Mac & PC VST; Mac AU

    Question: What’s the difference between Carmen Electra and Carbon Electra? Answer: One is a glamour model and performer, the other is a four-oscillator subtractive synth that will work as a plug-in within your DAW.

    Reviews Dec 2015
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    Arturia Matrix 12 V

    Software Synthesizer

    Never afraid of a challenge, Arturia have undertaken the first software emulation of the celebrated Oberheim Matrix 12.

    Reviews Aug 2015
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    Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2

    Software Synthesizer

    As it reaches its second incarnation, we ask: is Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere the world’s best soft synth?

    Reviews Aug 2015
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    Roland Sound Canvas For iOS

    Sound Module App For iOS

    In 1991 Roland introduced the company’s first Sound Canvas module, the SC55. Aimed at the enthusiast market, the SC55 offered...

    Reviews Aug 2015
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    Xfer Records Serum

    Software Synthesizer

    Serum’s slick interface belies an extremely flexible wavetable synthesizer.

    Reviews Jul 2015
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    Klevgränd Enkl

    Synthesizer App For iPad

    Akai iMPC Pro iOS sampling workstation and the Klevgrand Enkl Synth App. 

    Reviews Jul 2015
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    iZotope Iris 2

    Software Synthesizer

    iZotope have upgraded and expanded their graphical synthesizer Iris. We see what’s new.

    Reviews Mar 2015

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