West Hollywood, CA (August 26, 2005)–Blue is a new cross-fusion virtual synthesizer by sound designer Rob Papen and music software developer Jon Ayres. This new cross-fusion synthesis delivers FM Synthesis, Phase Distortion Synthesis, Wave Shaping Synthesis and Subtractive Synthesis in one creative combination.
Blue has six oscillators, which can be connected in various ways, two analog style modeled stereo filters, a range of processing and modulation options and a powerful sequencer, all brought together with the Rob Papen presets for a wide range of musical styles. Blue features an innovative ‘easy edit’ page for quick sound changes.
-Six Oscillators modules that include Analogue, Additive and Spectral type waveforms.
-Two analogue modelled stereo Multimode filters, offering 6dB LowPass/HighPass, 12dB and 24dB
-LowPass/HighPass/BandPass/Notch, Ring, Comb and Vox (formant).
-Nine Envelopes, AHDSFR type.
-Ten LFOs with various waveforms and which are midi-syncable.
-Three modulation Step-sequencers with sequence loop start/end, poly/mono/free play modes, speed controls and step smooth function. Copy/paste/clear functions.
-Modulation Matrix with 2 pages of 10 slots.
-32 step mono sequencer, with sequencer length, speed adjust, slide amount, swing amount, volume smoothing.
-Poly/Mono/Legato/Seq synthesizer play modes. Portamento featuring legato, switch-able constant time/constant rate. Mono unison mode.
-Adjustable Precision setting per oscillator to simulate the instability of vintage analogue synthesizers.
-16-voice polyphony. Voice amount control.
-Global settings save with each individual preset like: keyboard velocity response curve, over-sampling settings and filter control smoothing.
-Easy Edit page for fast new sound results or for easy access tempo changes.
-External controller hardware (fader-box or synth) settings can be saved and restored.
-Two effects-blocks with serial and parallel mode. Nine stereo effects available including Mono Delay, Stereo Delay, Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, Distortion, Low Fi, Stereo Widener and Reverb. Midi tempo based settings in Delays, Phaser and Flanger.
-Equalizer for at total sound.
-Sound banks of 32 presets inside build in browser
Blue is available for an MSRP of $199, and works on PCs or Macs that match the host software requirements (min. 1 GHz); screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768 (SVGA) and a VST2.0 or AU capable host software.
For more information, visit www.soundsonline.com, enter Keyword BLUE. Sounds Online is a division of EastWest.