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Should you be currently in the midst of creating some dark, sci-fi infused compositions and are in need of some suitable accompaniment, may we introduce you to SampleScience's Synthetic Vortices.
Equipped with 90 ambient loops that were sampled from the Ensoniq Fizmo, Synthetic Vortices is packed with some phenomenal atmospheric sounds, which have all been seamlessly looped. For those of you unfamiliar with the Ensoniq Fizmo, it was released back in 1998 and became a favourite amongst many thanks to its Transwave technology which allowed you to create organic sounds, something no other synth was capable of at the time.
The sounds on offer are a result of recording session that captured everything chronologically, so all loops sound similar and evolve into something different the deeper you explore. You can further shape each sound using a multi-mode filter, a reverb effect, an ADSR envelope, and a multi-mode LFO. There are also three playback modes to choose: polyphonic, monophonic, and legato.
Synthetic Vortices is available to download for free as a VST/VST3/AU plugin for Windows and macOS (High Sierra/Mojave) using the link below. As with all of SampleScience's free plugins, there is the option to donate as well.
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SampleScience Synthetic Vortices
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