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Patchpool releases Maelstrom for VPS Avenger 2


Patchpool have announced the release of a new sound library for VPS Avenger 2 called Maelstrom.

Let yourself be sucked into a spiraling maelstrom of colorful sounds, dive into the sonic possibilities of granular and spectral synthesis, Maelstrom for Avenger 2 will explore the new and established features of this hybrid synthesizer and deliver rich sounds, useful for ambient, cinematic and experimental music alike.

The patches in Maelstrom often make use of the new spectral oscillator introduced in Avenger 2, many sound use granular synthesis with crossfading key zones, wave-tabled vocal and instrumental tones are layered with electronic samples and audio-morphed textures resulting in a wealth of pads, drones, soundscapes, hybrid synths, tempo-synced sequences and playable instruments. Some patches utilize the cross-FM feature available in Avenger, the new Quantum FX module and other new effects are featured prominently.

Sampled acoustic sources:

  • Shakuhachi flute, dry and processed.
  • Tubular bells.
  • Various saxophones.
  • Various field recordings and studio recordings of objects.


  • 111 tagged patches (including 3 variations).
  • 161 granular/spectral sources (also multi-samples).
  • 6 sample maps (multi-samples) plus plenty of samples embedded in the patches themselves.
  • 28 wavetables.
  • 3 single cycle waveforms (shapes).
  • Library size installed: 1.31 GB.
  • All patches have the modulation wheel, up to ten Macros and Macro buttons assigned, some also use aftertouch and velocity to expressively shape the sound.
  • Comes in the native avenger format, easy import/installation.

Price: € 49 EUR.



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