Category: Synth: ElectraX

First Impressions & What’s New with Tone2’s Electra2 – A Major Upgrade to ElectraX Synthesizer

Tone2 has just announced Electra2, a major upgrade to their fantastic ElectraX synthesizer, on their Facebook page. A major upgrade to our ElectraX synthesizer, Electra2 offers a large range of new features and enhancements. Like a comfortable patch browser to give you an instant overview of all available categories and sounds. 16 new effects, a…

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How to Use ElectraX Synth with Ableton Push Pad Pressure and Use Ribbon Controller Like a Mod Wheel

I finally got my hands on a Push. I’m going through songs in my existing live show and tweaking synths to be even more expressive with Push’s aftertouch and ribbon controller. In this post I’ll be focusing on the wonderful ElectraX synth by Tone2 Audiosoftware but the same concepts apply to any synthesizer that allows…

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Tone2: ElectraX 1.4 released

One of my goto synths ElectraX has been updated to 1.4. New features: 64 Bit VST & AU version for Mac (requires OSX 10.5 or higher) Mouse-wheel support for list selectors and knobs (if the host supports it) PDF manual can now be viewed from within the plugin (Mac) Enhancements: Better overall performance in big…

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My 2012 Go To Virtual Synthesizers

I own a lot of virtual synths :^)  As part of a voluntary simplification exercise I started in January,  I’ve been limiting myself to a smaller number of instruments over the last year so I could go deeper and create more expressive and unique signature sounds for compositions and live performance. The image above (click…

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ElectraX Tips: Importing Sample Data, Creating Vocoder Patches, Creating Your Own Wavetables, and Saving Patches with Sample Data

I’ve started doing some sample-based sound design work in ElectraX. I’ve found a few handy convenience menus and templates that will save you some time. Quick Import Sample First off, there is a quick import option if you want to use a sample as an oscillator source. Click File then “Quick Import Sample”. Then click…

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