XILS-lab announces the Synthix and a pre-order group buy 11/07/11
Here's the press release that XILS-lab has sent us:
Based upon the legendary Elka Synthex, the XILS- Labs Synthix is a modern take on one of the most iconic synthesizers of all time.
"... The sonic results are uncannily close to the original .." said Paul Wiffen,THE MAN, who created most of the Synthex factory presets, including the famous Laser Harp,
He introduced the Synthex to such glorious musicians as Stevie Wonder, Jean-Michel Jarre, and Keith Emerson.
XILS -Labs is doing something unique with its Group Buy, everybody gets the lowest possible price to begin with.
"Everybody gets the lowest price" said Xavier Oudin of XILS Labs. " We trust that we will sell enough to meet the lowest price threshold."
This purchase gives you already access to the last candidate release.
This is a very stable quality beta, already loaded with 128 presets . The know issues are mostly cosmetic.
The V1, which will be released on July 21st will come with 250 presets, including some of the original presets from the Synthex,
The new presets are produced by a talented team of notable sound designers (including Lotuzia, Kelvin Ford, vivolator, Soundsdivine, Peter Schelfhout, ...)
Participants in the pre-release group buy will be already be authorized for the release version and will simply have to download it.
Synthix, which is a 16-voice virtual analog synthesizer plug-in for Windows and Mac OS X (VST, AU & RTAS). Features:
Two oscillators with 4 selectable (7 available) waveforms, Triangle, PWM Triangle, Saw, PWM Saw, Square, Pulse and its dedicated PWM and Ring modulator cross modulation mode. Several waveforms can be selected simultaneously for each of the oscillators.
One multimode filter based on the CEM 3320 chip emulation, providing Self oscillating 12 dB and 24 dB low pass, 6 and 12 dB band pass, and 12 dB high pass modes.
Four D-ADSR: an enhanced standard ADSR envelope with a MIDI syncable delay.
Four LFOs, including two never-seen LFO types.
Four embedded effects: Delay, Chorus, Phaser, Dual EQs.
One Multi-track sequencer.
Several playing modes including A la Moog mono modes and several Polyphonic modes.
The Chaox: an LFO based on fully calculated chaotic functions.
The Rhythm: an LFO that uses the Rhythm for its main purpose.
Guitar modes, Circular and random polyphonic modes.
Synthix is multi-layer and has a poly-timbral mode:
8 totally independent layers (each layer can have its own set of oscillators, filters, envelopes, glide and LFOs, with independent settings).
2 keyboards, each with its own independent arpeggiator and MIDI settings management.
The V1, which will be released on July 21st will come with 250 presets, including some of the original presets from the Synthex, produced by a talented team of notable sound designers (including Lotuzia, Kelvin Ford, vivolator, Soundsdivine, Peter Schelfhout, ...)
Participants in the pre-release group buy will be already be authorized for the release version and will simply have to download it. Pricing and Availability:
Until July 21st, get the Synthix with %50 off.
Approximately $121. 00 USD (€84.50 half the MSRP of €169) More information: