“PEERLESS SAMPLING CHARACTER
The CMI V is a spot-on reincarnation of the first commercially available digital sampling system in music history—the sonic powerhouse behind numerous early MTV-era megahits. We even went the extra mile and added new creative features that weren’t possible back in the day.
In 1980, the Fairlight CMI turned heads with the introduction of digital sampling. Now our software homage lets you turn some heads yourself.
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“The structure of sound
CUBE 2 is a musical instrument and the ultimate tool for sound designers who wish to have instant and intuitive access to all principal components every imaginable sound is build from. Every sound can be decomposed in a sine spectrum representing the harmonic and inharmonic partials and a residual noise spectrum for the noise components. The spatial character of a sound can be represented by a pan spectrum. The temporal evolution of these three spectra is a very convenient way to describe every sound. CUBE 2 is built around this model and allows you to manipulate the structure of a sound with all its components in a comfortable and musical way.
Take a sample as input and CUBE 2 analyzes it into two components: up to 512 sine tracks for the partial components and the residual spectrum for the noise components. The outstanding quality of the analyzer for a broad range of sounds avoids the typical artifacts known from time stretching/pitch shifting and granular algorithms.
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“Explore Additive Synthesis
Loom is an award-winning modular additive synthesizer with a shape-shifting Morph Pad that makes it easy to create rich, swirling, and captivating sounds. Loom takes a unique modular approach to additive synthesis, a synthesis technique that involves combining simple waveforms together to create complex sounds, by allowing anyone to select from and combine 30 editable modules. Create anything from wobbles, ethereal pads, ambient soundscapes, and much more. The programmable Morph Pad brings your Loom patches to life by morphing between user-defined variations of your patch, adding motion and momentum that continues to evolve.
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“The Ocean of Sound
For all creatures in the ocean of sound – Sonic textures from other worlds, Analog signature sounds, Cut-through-the-mix leads and silkily smooth pads: POSEIDON sets a new standard for sounds and ease of use. All of this was made possible through a combination of the familiar, conceptual simplicity of the analog synthesis and our new, F-Domain synthesis technology.
At first sight POSEIDON looks like a simple structured analog “Oscillator-Filter” synthesizer with all controls visible at once. This gives POSEIDON the ease of use with nearly no learning curve. The real power is working under the hood: The oscillator is nothing less than the award winning spectral modelling sound generator of CUBE. The variable slope Filter is a completely new design based on our unique F-domain synthesis. But let´s go step by step…
Spectral model oscillator
Select a basic sound model from over hundred delivered with POSEIDON. The basic sound model determines the sound characteristic you want to start: taking a artificial model like “Sawtooth” gives you analog style sounds. Use complex models from analyzed samples for earth shaking ambients and evolving pads.
Analyze your own favourite samples to create new models. For really fat sounds use the unisono mode giving you up to eight oscillators with variable detune.
The bitmap import function let you even take images and convert them to soundscapes!
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“THE CUTTING EDGE
Detailed, dynamic additive synthesis – sharp as a RAZOR
Extreme sonic flexibility and morphability for boundless sound design
Easy-to-use subtractive controls and unique visual feedback
The groundbreaking additive synthesis powerhouse, RAZOR delivers powerful sound and cutting edge sonic control.
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“DIGITAL DREAM MACHINE
The Synclavier V faithfully recreates the elite digital synthesizer/workstation that started it all, powering some of the biggest hits and film soundtracks of the early ‘80s with its unique rich, edgy sounds.
If you were to ask anyone back in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s to name the Holy Grail of synthesizers, the most revered of them all was New England Digital’s Synclavier. Its unique combination of additive synthesis and frequency modulation delivered a creative edge to the privileged few keyboardists, producers, film composers and sound designers who could afford systems that ranged from $13k to $400k.
Some of those rock-solid systems are still in use today. Arturia has recreated this highly revered hit maker in partnership with original programmer Cameron Jones, delivering the immense rich textures and creative palette of this vintage instrument, while dramatically improving it to let you blaze new musical trails today with sounds never heard before.
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Boom, Creative FX Collection Plus, DB-33, Hybrid, Loom, Mini Grand, the RISER, Strike, Structure, Transfuser, Vacuum Pro, Velvet, XPand!
Analog Lab, ARP2600 V, B-3 V, Buchla Easel V, Clavinet V,
CMI V, CS-80 V, CZ V, DX7 V, Farfisa V, Jup-8 V,
Matrix-12 V, Mellotron, Mini V, Modular V,
Piano V, Pigments, Prophet V, Rev PLATE-140,
SEM V, Solina V, Stage-73 V, Synclavier V, Synthi V,
VOX Continental V, Wurli V
Bark, Cantor, Cube, FDelay, Klon, Matrix, Poseidon, Prism, Reflect, TDesign, TERA, VTape