ALM/Busy Circuits’ first plugin is an FM drum synth with step sequencer

Bring that FM drum synthesis in the box, too: ALM/Busy Circuits have made their first soft synth. Akemie’s Taiko Eurorack module is reimagined as a six-voice FM drum synth with step sequencer. And it’s delightful; here’s a quick hands-on guide.

CDM deals: Softube, KORG, Universal Audio plug-ins – last call

If the February doldrums have you, Plugin Boutique has some last-minute software sales now, including a big deal on an SH-101 clone from Softube and 95% off a bundle from Universal Audio. And that could very affordably get you a nice synth fix.

Peter Kirn - February 18, 2024

Tour Collage, a colorful playground for endless custom effects

Collage is a vast collection of effects based on some 43 processors you can quickly turn into your own custom effects, complete with a colorful interface maker. It’s creative and unique enough that you might just miss how much is there. Here’s a complete walkthrough of what’s inside.

Peter Kirn - February 16, 2024

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