Welcome to Stay Plugged In 16. This week we bring you a variety of free synthesizers to appease your sonic palate.
Saltline Drzewo Cedr
Drzewo Cedr is a two oscillator subtractive synthesizer that includes a 16-step pitch sequencer. It was modeled after a chip tune synth. You can turn the pitch sequencer on or off for each oscillator. Drzewo Cedr creates some usable patterns with just a little bit of tweaking and will surely be a staple in your collection. It is available in Windows VST format.
- Two oscillators
- Pitch sequencer
- Bit crush and delay effects
- Step sequencer, step envelope
- Five modulation slots
Alan Vista BellsEbuth
BellsEbuth consists of sampled orchestral bells, which equates to a modern form of a glockenspiel. It uses 40 stereo samples from the University of Iowa Electronic Music Studios public domain library. BellsEbuth is simple to use and the sounds can be modified to create more for your particular application. BellsEbuth is available in Windows VST and Mac Audio Units plus VST formats.
- 40 Stereo 24-bit samples
- Release time control
- Sustain level
- Amplitude dynamic range control
- Main volume
Solcito Musica SuperSonico
SuperSonico is a single oscillator virtual analog synthesizer. It utilizes a generator of harmonics that can you can detune against each other to create more sound variations. SuperSonico has a sub-oscillator that allows generation of a single low octave that repeats along the keyboard. It can create a wide range of very “Moog-like” sounds including strings, basses, leads, organs, pads and more. SuperSonico comes as a free Windows standalone synth that can be upgraded to a VST plugin for $8
- Single oscillator
- Noise generator with density control
- Two envelope generators
- Two filters
- One LFO that can be tempo synced
- Reverb, chorus/flanger, delay, tremolo, echo effects
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