Cube Synth updated – VirSyn ‘add’ to their additive iOS synth app

I reviewed VirSyn's interesting Cube Synth way back in October 2013 soon after it was first released. The additive synth engine undoubtedly gives it a distinct ‘voice’ when compared to many of the subtractive-based synths that dominate the virtual synth world (including iOS). On these grounds alone, many long-standing iOS synth heads probably added Cube Synth to their app collection. However, while Cube Synth saw a number of updates during the first 12 months or so after release, the most … [Read more...]

VirSyn updates – microTERA and Cube Synth get new features

VirSyn will be well known to most iOS musicians as they have a number of excellent apps available via the iTunes App Store. These include AudioReverb which is one of the better stand-alone reverb apps currently available and supports both Audiobus and IAA. However, VirSyn are probably best know for the their virtual synthesisers, both on the desktop and, more recently, under iOS. Two of their iPad-based synths that I've reviewed previously on the blog - microTERA and Cube Synth - both … [Read more...]

VirSyn apps on sale – limited-time reductions on some great music apps

A couple of weeks ago I reviewed VirSyn's new iOS synth app microTERA. I was impressed with this iPad-only synth. Sitting the the 'mid-range' price bracket (UK£6.99) it is easy enough to program, sounds very good and offers excellent value for money. Well, if you are quick, you can now get it at 50% off the normal price which represents something of a bargain. But you do need to be quick because I think the sale only lasts until the 31st March (that is, Monday at some stage) so, get a move on … [Read more...]

Cube Synth updated – VirSyn add IAA support

I reviewed VirSyn's interesting Cube Synth a few weeks back soon after it was first released. The additive synth engine means undoubtedly gives it a distinct ‘voice’ when compared to many of the subtractive-based synths that dominate the virtual synth world (including iOS). On these grounds alone, many iOS synth heads would probably consider adding Cube Synth to their app collection. Well now you have another reason; VirSyn have updated Cube Synth with inter-app audio (IAA) support. Given … [Read more...]

Cube Synth review – additive synthesis for iOS from VirSyn

If you have been around computer-based music production for any length of time, VirSyn will be a very familiar name as the company are well-known for their range of plugin virtual instruments and effects for desktop computers. They are also carving out a similar collection of iOS music apps and I have reviewed their Harmony Voice, Addictive Synth and AudioReverb apps previously on the blog. The latest addition to the VirSyn iOS product line is Cube Synth (UK£6.99). Cube Synth’s synth engine … [Read more...]