December 7, 2012

Rob Papen’s Secrets of Subtractive Synthesis are revealed as new tutorial package finally arrives

It was more than eight years ago that Rob Papen originally revealed to us that he was creating a synthesis tutorial DVD. Much buzz and excitement ensued and since then, the synth king, as he’s fondly regarded here at T+S, has released several critically acclaimed virtual synths including RG, SubBoomBass, Punch and Blade, plus a series of effects plugins. And each year we wondered if the masterclass would be next……

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April 13, 2012

Rob Papen Blade – the people’s verdict

A few weeks ago Rob Papen unleashed his latest virtual synth onto the world in the form of BLADE. Blade is an additive synthesis engine that has an individual character and flexibility never seen before in a software synth. One of the most prominent features of this synth is the Harmolator – a set of global controls that get to the heart of the synthesis engine without the need to…

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April 3, 2012

Discover the secrets of the Harmolator with Rob Papen

Released by Rob Papen last month, the Blade additive software synth has many features that make creating your own sounds easier and more intuitive than ever before. Perhaps the most powerful new feature that Blade has to offer is the Harmolator, check out this video with Rob Papen to learn more… httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlnvE386zTI

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March 23, 2012

Check out the full introduction video for Rob Papen Blade

Following the announcement of Blade at the NAMM show back in the January, the release of the latest software synth from Rob Papen is now upon us. For anyone that missed it, Blade features the ‘Harmolator’, an additive synthesis system which is a truly innovative approach to sound design which can produce some amazing results. Rob Papen has just released a great introduction video so check it out to learn…

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December 15, 2011

Rob Papen releases new 1.6.2 update for his Predator synth with a new video

Rob Papen has just posted a new version of Predator which is now available for free to registered users. There are many enhancements including new filter types, new presets and an alternative GUI colour. Predator has become a industry standard virtual synth plug-in across many genres of music because of it’s easy to use interface, amazing presets and high quality engine. 

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July 6, 2011

Carl Cox’s producer Davide Carbone reviews Rob Papen Punch

Rob Papen’s new virtual drum machine Punch may have been receiving some fantastic first class reviews in the music production press over the past couple of weeks but we wanted to know what the seasoned producers and DJs make of it. Cue Davide Carbone, Drum and Bass master and Co-Director of S:amplify which is an extensive network of renowned artists, composers, sound designers and DJs. We were delighted when Davide…

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