Arturia Adds Big New Features On Pigments 2 Upgrade
Arturia has announced its newest softsynth, Pigments 2, which is an upgraded version of their Pigments granular synth. Pigments 2 comes just a year after the first version was released and it has some impressive new upgrades. The softsynth comes with features such as sample playback, granular synthesis, a revamped sequencer, a new filter, delay effect, and new presets.
“To say we’re proud is an understatement,” says Sam Limier, a key player in the Arturia team responsible for bringing Pigments, to life in a statement. “What started as a dream is now a reality, and we couldn’t be more excited to let new and old customers alike experience Pigments like never before. The first version was audacious, but Pigments 2 brings the reality much closer to our original ambition. I look forward to hearing how musicians integrate all this granular synth and sample-shaping power with the crazy modulation stuff Pigments is capable of.”
Existing pigments users will be able to upgrade for free and Arturia customers can purchase the synth for just $99, down 50% from its normal $199 price. This deal is eligible until January 7, 2020.
Below is a better run down of what to expect in Pigments 2. Find out more on their website.
New Sample Engine:
Explore hundreds of samples, import your own, load them into one of 6 different slots with 6 playback modes. Loop, edit, and bring them to life with Pigments’ modulation abilities.
New Granular Mode:
Add another level to your sound design by transforming samples into granular synth patches at the touch of a button, adjust density, envelope, size, and exciting randomization parameters.
The in-built sequencer now lets you apply randomness in a non-destructive way, letting you always return back to where you started, perfect for live performance and improvisation.
New Filter and Delay:
We’ve added the iconic sound of the Buchla Easel low pass gate and a space-age tape echo to Pigments’ sonic arsenal, for some seriously nice warping, contorting analog flavor.
What would an update be without little improvements here and there? New interface, MPE capability, new undo/redo functionality and enhanced modulation bar await you.
To show off the new features, our team of heroic sound designers have created hundreds of breathtaking new sounds for you to explore and use in your tracks.