Ableton's Tension instrument, featuring physical modeling technology from Applied Acoustics Systems, is a versatile tool for making a variety of string-based sounds - from acoustic models to alien drones. In a new series, "Working with Tension", AbletonOp takes a closer look at this unique instrument. Check out some sound examples ...
We recently released Retro Synths 1980s, a new Partner Instrument from Puremagnetik featuring a collection of classic synthesizer sounds. DJ/Producer Sasha checked it out and shared his thoughts with us:
"Retro Synths 1980s has some amazing pads, grimy leads and FM bells that easily contend with the original classics in my studio. And with all the tweaking options available, it's hard to tell the difference between this and the real thing."
Curious to try out Retro Synths 1980s for yourself? Through January 15, 2012, you can get it for 25% off from the Ableton Webshop - check it out. In the meantime, here are some of the sounds you can produce with it: