GForce Software Releases Oberheim OB-X

US The world's first officially endorsed emulation of the famous 80s synth      13/10/23

GForce Software has announced the release of Oberheim OB-X, which they say is the world's first officially endorsed emulation of this famous 80s synth. They tell us that it sounds modern and lends itself superbly to Electronica, EDM, Drum and Bass, Ambient, Rock, Prog Rock, Hip Hop and more. The original synth was used by immense artists and groups such as Japan, Ultravox, BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Depeche Mode, Queen, Larry Dunn, Youth, Chris Franke, Styx and many more. GForce says that their OB-X preserves the sound everybody loves and has been upgraded to offer new sonic possibilities. Here's the details in their own words...

Oberheim OB-X provides an authentic experience but has been enhanced with powerful features designed for the modern setup. GForce's OB-X features up to 16 voice polyphony, a vintage control for adding subtle analogue imperfections, four programmable Macros, new intro, retrigger, phase and smoothing features for the LFO, new level destination for the LFO, separate PWM1 and 2, discrete levels, discreet tracking, an arpeggiator, a chord mode with scaler, Chorus, Stereo Delay and Reverb effects, and more. Finally, the GForce's OB-X has been augmented with X-Modifiers, dedicated LFOs and ADSRs for almost all parameters that take OB-X to the next level of sound design.

Using our unique X-Modifier technology, the scope of sound modulation possibilities is immense. The intuitive X-LFO and X-ADSR section enables you to work faster without having to set up modulation paths; they're already set up for you. X-Mods provide you with the ability to create extensive modulations of almost every parameter, allowing you to create hugely complex, yet musical, sounds. So, while the tone and character at the heart of the synth remain authentic to the original, the additional features turn it into a true sonic canvas.

OB-X, with its fully resizable UI, a powerful new Preset Browser, and over 400 brand new production-ready presets from top-level sound designers, is fully ready for modern production.

Oberheim OB-X features our new, highly flexible preset browser, giving you the power to organise your sounds in a way that suits your workflow. With extensive tagging, sorting and search possibilities, it's quick and easy to find the presets you want. We've included more than 400+ brand new production-ready presets. We've enlisted an array of diverse sound designers and artists including Light Bath, GEOsynth, Christian Lafitte, Richard Veenstra and Ramon Kerstens (K/V), Tontario, Stuart Thomas, Zardonic, Drew Schlesinger, Drew Neumann, Noyzlab, Dave Spiers, Tom Wolfe, Graeme Rawson and more. The patches range from resolutely modern to passionately classic with a lot of recreation you might have heard on more than one hit.

Key Features

  •     An authentic sounding emulation of the Oberheim® OB-X
  •     Fully-scalable UI
  •     Powerful Preset Browser
  •     Over 400 presets
  •     Vintage knob for authentic analog imperfections
  •     Augmented with vast modulation options via X-Modifiers
  •     Chord mode with scales
  •     Arpeggiator
  •     Chorus, Delay and Reverb effects
  •     Four programmable Macros for easy manipulation of sounds
  •     Monophonic, polyphonic, legato and unison trigger modes
  •     Per-voice-pan for wide stereo sounds
  •     Programmable Aftertouch and expanded Velocity controls for extra playability

Pricing and Availability:

On offer at £59.99 Ex. VAT (Regular price: £99.99)

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