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…