Retrologue, formerly available only in Cubase, aims to deliver voltage-controlled analog synth sounds 11/07/12
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Steinberg has released its virtual analog synthesizer, Retrologue, first introduced in Cubase 6.5, as a plug-in compatible with VST 3, VST 2 and AU hosts.
Matthias Quellmann, product marketing manager at Steinberg, told Sonic State, "The response from customers using Retrologue in Cubase 6.5 has been overwhelming. With today's release, users of any DAW supporting the VST or AU format will have access the warmth and sophistication of this timeless sound."
Steinberg tells us that Retrologue houses two oscillators, each with a maximum of eight widely detunable voices, one sub and one noise oscillator, alongside a dozen high-quality filter types as well as 300 presets. Also on board are two LFOs and two ADSR envelopes. With the ten-stage Modulation Matrix, users can assign modulation sources to vary the targets' values, also supporting modulation assignments from Note Expression, Steinberg's groundbreaking way of editing controller data. Features at a glance
Classic virtual analog synthesizer with more than 300 high-quality presets dedicated to classic leads and analog synth sounds
Intuitive user interface for effective usability and direct accessibility
Two oscillators with up to eight detunable voices each plus a sub and noise oscillator
12 different high-quality filter types
2 LFOs and ADSR for filters and amp envelopes
10-stage Modulation Matrix with Note Expression support for unlimited flexibility
Mono and Poly Modes with Legato and Glide
FX Section with high-class modulation and delay effects
NEW: VST 3, VST 2 and AU compatible host application support
Pricing and Availability:
Retrologue is available as a download through the Steinberg Online Shop.
The suggested retail price for Retrologue is EUR 49.99, including German VAT, and GBP 42.34, including British VAT. More information: