Back In Time Records has released several new and updated products based on the Wusikstation 5 "ws-engine", plus expansion libraries in the same format.
Ethnotronics Pro II
Ethnotronics Pro II is an advanced sample-based synthesizer with a large ethnic instruments sample.
New in version 2.0:
- Now powered by the latest ws5-engine.
- More sample instruments for a 2.8 GB sample library.
- Over 1000 new Presets.
Ethnotronics Pro II provides wide range of Ethnic instruments: Bagpipe, Alphorn, Shanai, Didgeridoo, Dulcimer, Mandolin, Buzouki, Friction Instruments, Bali Gongs, Saz, Oud, Accordion, 12-String Guitar, Cymbalom, Banjo, Esraj, Zither, Harp, Tremolo Mandolin, Sitar, Shamisen, Koto, Ney, Panflute, Quena, Gongs, tons of Assorted Percussions, Bells, Bar Chimes, Windspiel, Temple Bells, Tibatian Bowls and many more as well as synthetic and electronic instrument emulations created with analog and digital sound sources.
Ethnotronics Pro II costs €129. It available as a download product (optional DVD). It is also available as library-only version for €119 for use in any other ws5-engine compatible instrument. Existing Ethnotronics Pro customers can upgrade free of charge.
UX3 offers a large sample library of "ultra fat, crystal clear, monster bass, cutting leads and wide pads". This 2.3 GB sample library offers over 300 presets. UX3 VST is expandable with specific sample libraries too.
UX3 includes acoustic instruments, orchestral, vintage synthesizers, choirs - everything what you need for any music production, film music, soundscapes and ambient or special sound effects. Every sample instrument is hand picked, specially designed and useful for layering with others.
Typical Presets names and sample library content: DynaPolyMoog, Orchestral Hall, Planetarium Show FX, Violins and more, VanGelix, Sync Waterfall, Synthbrass Section, Glass Set, JMJ Hyptro, MyMoog OY, Pink Fluids, Dual Bass, Digi Hyper, Center Earth FX, AnaDigi Choir, Asteroid Pad and many more.
Price: €99 and is available as a download product (optional DVD). It is also available as library-only version for €89 for use in any other ws5-engine compatible instrument.
UX3 Expansion : SciFi Machine
SciFi Machine is a 700 MB / 400 Presets sample library including presets designed for the ws5-engine compatible VSTs like UX3, Wusikstation and others.
SciFi Machine provides all those special sound effects you expect when thinking about SciFi. Ambient atmospheres, movie sound arts, short stingers and long evolving scenes and breathtaking sonic adventures. A Preset can be a journey through time and space and deliver the sound accent for contemporary musical styles. Press just one key for a full scene or use the 4 layer slots and 2 wavesequences for new combinations. A wide range from warm harmonic washes to cold and bizarre tonal structures.
All this is done with sources from analog legends, digital modifiers as well as natural sounds, orchestral, human voice and acoustic instruments.
Evalon II is an advanced sample-based synthesizer with a 750 MB Vintage Instruments sample library and more than 350 presets.
You will find all the typical and legendary seventies and eighties Ensemble Keyboards as well as analog and digital synthesizers from this era: Solina String Ensemble, Korg Delta and Lambda and PE2000, Yamaha SS30, Hohner String Melody II, Crumar Performer, Korg 700S and 800DV, Korg MS20, Polymoog, Taurus, Synclavier, Roland Jupiter 6, Memorymoog, Yamaha CS80, PPG, Elka Synthex, Fairlight CMI, Farfisa Compact Organ, Korg CX3, Hammond B3 and M100, Wurlitzer Electric Piano, Rhodes Suitcase 88, Yamaha CP70, Hohner Clavinet D6, ARP 2600, Sequential Circuits Prophet 5, Yamaha GS1 and CE25, Siel Cruise, Yamaha DX7, Korg EX8000, Mellotron, Roland MKS80, Oberheim OB8, Korg PS3200, Roland VP330 and many many more. There are more than 200 instrument multi-samples inside.
Price: €79 as a download product (optional CD). It is also available as library-only version for €69 for use in any other ws5-engine compatible instrument.
Evalon II Expansions
Vintage String Ensembles: a 380 MB / 92 Presets expansion for ws5-engine compatible VSTs. It comes with a large selection of vintage string ensembles and analog and early digital synth pads. It includes the following instruments: Korg Lambda and Delta, Solina String Ensemble, Hohner String Melody II, VP330, RS505, Crumar Performer, Mellotron, Yamaha CS80, Jupiter 6 and Jupiter 8, Elka Rhapsodie, Oberheim Matrix 12 and OB8, Polymoog, Siel Cruise, Yamaha SS30, SCI Prophet VS, FM Pads and many more.
Minimoog Classics: a 750 MB / 250 Presets sample library expansion for ws5-engine compatible VSTs. You will find all those typical and famous Minimoog sounds like Bass, Lead and Pad as well as some unusual and weird sounds. It offers the power of the original instrument captured by sound-designer Klaus P. Rausch who has played a Minimoog for many years and has now opened his personal Patch Charts to transfer the sounds into samples. Each multi-sample is a decent length with short intervals to assure an authentic Minimoog sound. There are more than 60 instrument multi-samples inside.
vox'd Pro VST
The new vox'd Pro is the successor to the vox'd released back in 2005. Now with a much larger sample library and over 500 Presets. As one of the most wanted sample categories is everything voice-related, these samples can provide a welcome human touch with real choirs and solo voices for any song and also for further modification useful for the creation of unique ear-catching lines, chords and sound effects.
The 650 MB / 500+ Presets Sample Library provides Human Voice & Choir, Classical Solo Voice, Synthetic Voice & Choir, Physical Model Choir, 8-Bit Vox, Synthetic VoiceLayer, Instrument/Choir Layer, Synthetic VoiceChords, VoiceScenes, Repeat Voice FX, Vocal Phrase FX, Vocoder, Cartoon, Fantasy, Computer Voice, Human Voice Percussion FX and processed Human Environs. Synthetic voices and choirs are designed with the Synths and Ensembles DX7, VS, Andromeda, Mellotron, VP330, PE2000, Lambda ES50, Pulse, Oberheim OB8, Symphonie O3, JD800, Z1, 800DV, Oberheim Matrix 1000, Microwave, 700S, Trinity and T1 and more.
Price: €79 an available as a download product (optional CD). It is also available as library-only product for €69.
vox'd owners can upgrade to the Pro version by paying the difference in price.