Le Lotus Bleu has announced the release of Xtra Moods, a new soundbank for reFX's Vanguard.
XTra Moods offers 128 new patches for Vanguard, carefully organised in one bank. The instruments in this collection mainly focus on Electronica, Chill-Out, Lounge, Downtempo, Song Writing, IDM, Easy Listening, and "All Electronic Music Styles".
Great care has been taken to offer some versatile presets and different material than the usual "TechnoLead" / "TranceGate Pad" often closely associated with the sonic character of Vanguard, including unusual instruments like colourful organs or inspiring Keys, Groovy Plucks or Percussive Stabs, as well as many other useful patches.
- A PDF, including preset list with an individual comment for each patch, is included.
- Makes extensive use of Vanguard's filters and real-time modulation abilities.
- All instruments carefully organised in one bank with naming conventions.
- Instruments: Bass: 15, Chords: 5, Keys: 24, Lead: 15, Organ: 15 , Pad: 24, Synth: 30.
Xtra Moods for Vanguard costs €14.95 for European customers (around $17.50 outside Europe). Until the end of December, 2008, 50 additional exclusive presets are offered. An audio demo, reviewing more than 40 presets, is available.