FREE: daHornet Synth VST

An emulation of the classic Wasp synth, the daHornet VST by NuSofting has achieved something of a cult status online. It’s little wonder. daHornet offer a cool combination of vintage and cutting edge sounds, specializing in funky lo-fi-ish sounds. With a handy 128 preset factory bank, noise generator and legato mode with tuneable glide effect…

FREE: Crystal Soft Synth 2.5

Personally, I’m not a huge fan of synthesizers. If I’m using a synth, I generally not looking for soft, swelling pads, or mellow washes in the background. If I’m using a synth, I’m after weird, off-kilter strangeness, all the way. So, I’m a big fan of the Crystal Soft Synth 2.5 from Green Oak Software.…

FREE: DFX Rez Synth VST

Adding MIDI control to your synth functionality can bring a lot of fun to the party…and that’s just what the DFX Rez Synth specialises in. “Rez Synth allows you to ‘play’ resonant bandpass filter banks that process your sound. In the right hosts, MIDI notes can trigger individual filters or banks of filters (up to…

FREE: Guttersnipe VST

The Guttersnipe is a down and dirty organ, specially designed to give you raunchy, gritty organ sounds. Tweaking your tone is a bit different than you’re probably used to: a 10 draw-bar tone system. There are several very functional presets, and everything’s nice and adjustable with a rotary speaker control, vibrato chorus and a digital…

FREE: Podolski Synth VST

How many synths does one man need? Well, maybe just one more. The speil: “Podolski is a simple, CPU-efficient virtual analogue synthesizer. Basically a cut down version of FilterscapeVA with just one oscillator, one filter, one envelope and two LFOs, it also features a Zebra-style arpeggiator/sequencer plus chorus and delay effects.” “Podolski’s specialities are the…

FREE: Siberia VST 1.1 Synth

Here’s a new synth from the kind folk at Real Analogue Warfare. “Finally we made a new synth (Siberia) that will help you into your music. We have been working hard on this one. I hope you gonna like it. And we are working on different skins for Siberia.” “The new EX2 is finally here…

FREE: Drzewo Swierk Subtractive Synth

Here’s an interesting synth you might not have come across. “Swierk is a classic VA subtractive synthesizer, with plenty of modulation sources and destinations to make your sounds move and grow. Swierk has a classic architecture and layout allowing the user to get sounds up and running quickly with minimum fuss. If you are after…

FREE: Supersonic 5.1 Synth VST

Here’s a cool new synth that specialises in especially meaty sounds. SuperSonico is a virtual analog synthesizer. It has a single oscillator with a generator of harmonics that can be detuned from each other. These can be adjusted to different scale/chords intervals to make fat sounds and one-finger chords. The Sub-Oscillator includes an option that…

FREE: Zebralette Synth

Zebralette is a simple, easy-to-learn synth that packs a surprising punch. Featuring two LFOs (one per voice, one global), a multi-stage envelope and three on-board effects (chorus, EQ, delay) and some dual spectral effects there’s lots to work with here (but not too much) and getting a cool (or at least completely trippy sound is easy…

FREE: Deep-Mono – Free Monophonic Synth VSTi

This is the Deep-Mono, a free monophonic single oscillator synthesizer VSTi from SonicXTC. It’s a gem, this here synth. A bunch of vintage sounds, and of course, limitless possibilities. The spiel: “Our new VST 2.4 freeware monophonic single oscillator synthesizer, Deep-Mono, is a powerful synth that packs a punch. If you are a tweaker then you will…