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Four iconic instruments, perfectly recreated. Model Series Synth Collection includes Model 72 Synthesizer System, Model 80 Five Voice Synthesizer, Model 82 Sequencing Mono Synth, and Model 84 Polyphonic Synthesizer. Get decade after decade of electronic excellence and Softube sound quality in one vibrant package.
You can now control LUNA’s faders, mutes, solos, and sends directly from our award-winning Console 1 Mixing System hardware. Console 1 deep compatibility with Universal Audio LUNA can give you even more creative control over your projects.
Console 1 Mixing System has new accessibility features! Listen in on this conversation between music producer & accessibility consultant Jason Dasent and Softube VP of Product Design Niklas Odelholm.
An expert model of an industry-defining five-voice polyphonic synth from 1980. A synth heard on hits from superstars such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, The Cars, and countless others. Learn more about Model 80 Five Voice Synthesizer now.
Our Modular-ready Model Series plug-ins are highly accurate emulations of iconic and essential synthesizers. Experience the authentic sound and feel of the hardware in software form with Softube Model Series.
More than a luxurious-sounding glue compressor for your mix bus, Bus Processor gives you musical glue for any bus. Ultramodern algorithms, saturation, sidechain, spatialization, Console 1 compatibility, and more help make your mix sound like a record. Learn how to keep it all together with Bus Processor.
Three revered compressors perfectly captured for the utmost authenticity. One iconic collection with cutting-edge features fit for a modern workflow. Discover Icons: The Compressor Collection.
We're happy to announce that all Softube products are officially compatible with macOS 13 Ventura. For the complete list of recent updates, click on the link below.
Tape emulations breathe life into a production by adding warmth, glue, and creative energy to a mix. With so many options in tape plug-ins, it can be hard to choose, so we've picked the five most important things to remember when selecting yours.
In a recent review, MusicRadar dubbed Model 82 Sequencing Mono Synth “a future classic.” Read on to learn how Model 82 “inspires from the moment that you plug it in.
Console 1 Mixing System gives you the sound of analog desks and in-the-box ease—in all major DAWs. With Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Steinberg Cubase, Presonus Studio One, FL Studio, Cockos Reaper, Cakewalk by BandLab/Sonar, MOTU Digital Performer, and Harrison Mixbus you can enhance your workflow even further. Click to learn more about how Console 1 interacts with your specific DAW.
Join dälek in the studio as he talks through using Dirty Tape for getting back the noise and grit from the gear he started out on. Whether for nostalgia, because it sounds ace, or probably both, Dirty Tape is the ultimate plug-in for warm, analog vibes.
Model 84 Polyphonic Synthesizer and Model 72 Synthesizer System are MusicTech Gear of the Year award nominees. Model 84 and Model 72—holders of MusicTech Excellence and Choice awards, respectively—made the shortlist for Best Soft Synth. Learn more about what makes the Model 84 and Model 72 so worthy.
Listen in on superstar Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and longtime Motörhead producer Cameron Webb as they discuss famed frontman Lemmy Kilmister and his legendary sound. A sound authentically captured in our Marshall Murder One Lemmy Signature plug-in. Created with Marshall and Motörhead, it offers the true tones of rock & roll and punk rock for guitar, bass, and more.
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Now, Focusrite’s Scarlett, Clarett, and Red ranges come with Softube’s Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 amp emulation. A hit among high-profile guitarists, Marshall Silver Jubilee offers red-hot rock tones and renowned Marshall heritage.
Universal Audio’s new Volt range of interfaces comes with Softube’s Marshall Plexi Classic and Time & Tone Bundle. Get the amp that defined rock & roll, plus reverb, delay, compression, and saturation plug-ins to boot.
Weiss Engineering is synonymous with sound quality, and we’ve developed quite a collection of high-end plug-ins in close collaboration with Daniel Weiss himself. Click below to learn more about all of them and how they work together.
We love vintage emulations, but we want modern precision and workflow. That’s why we created Softube Extended Features. The easy-access panels put contemporary utilities right at your fingertips with no need for extra tools. Now available on over 60 of your favorite Softube plug-ins.
Softube & Empirical Labs: a partnership made in analog heaven
Empirical Labs, under the leadership of the pro audio icon Dave Derr, is on a mission to make innovative, long-lasting equipment that’s a riot to use. Part of that success is due to ELI's dedication to real-world testing and results. As well as the conviction to go past good enough. It’s an ethos we can get behind. And so, after fifteen years of friendship, fun, and a dedication to sound quality, we proudly introduce the Softube + Empirical Labs series.
Whatever sound you're making, there's a console to suit. Learn more about the sonic characteristics of each Console 1 add-on and find the perfect one for you.
Softube Modular is all about imagination and limitless creation. Here's a few examples of how we use Modular both as a powerful instrument, a versatile effects processor, and everything in-between.
Softube’s partnership with Tube-Tech began with a train ride through a snowy Denmark to visit John G. Petersen from Lydkraft, Danish for “sound power”, and the company behind the blue Tube-Tech gear including the Tube-Tech CL 1B compressor. TC Electronic wanted the CL 1B as a flagship compressor plug-in for its Powercore platform and arranged this meeting between Softube and Lydkraft, one of Softube’s first projects with a third party.
The world champ of digital mastering equalizers is now in plug-in form. The Weiss EQ1’s triumphant sonic qualities and flexibility make it the most highly-prized equalizer in the game. Softube’s plug-in version is a line-by-line port of the original with a higher sample rate, improved ergonomics, and increased functionality.
Paul "Willie Green" Womack is a producer, engineer, and songwriter based in New York. Enjoy this video, where he talks about hip-hop mixing and engineering as an art form, and walks through key parts of his work.
The Console 1 ecosystem gives you the sound quality of analog mixing desks, with the convenience of an in-the-box workflow, in all major DAWs: Ableton Live, Steinberg Cubase, Cockos Reaper, Cakewalk by Bandlab/Sonar, Presonus Studio One, Digital Performer, Logic Pro, Nuendo, Pro Tools, and more.
Watch how Finnish artist and producer Jolea takes ambient recordings and processes them in Ableton Live with the tactile experience of Console 1 Fader.
If you love our Tape, Tape Echoes, Harmonics, and Saturation Knob plug-ins, you’re gonna dig our new tape dirt machine effect. Dirty Tape can take your tracks from dull to full color in a flash. It's the perfect tool to add lo-fi modulation and distortion to samples, instruments, and beats.
There is more to a great plug-in than the sound quality it imparts on your tracks. Workflow and user-friendliness are arguably equally important. To that end, we are proud to finally announce the completely overhauled Preset Collection, already available in the most recent update of all native Softube plug-ins.
The last chain for your song, and the last chance to make or break it – the master bus is somewhere to focus serious attention if you want seriously premium-sounding results.
Ebook: 5 Ways Console 1 Helps You to Mix Faster and Better
How do you mix faster without sacrificing quality? The answer is simple – take a look at your workflow. This brief ebook suggests 5 ways our Console 1 ecosystem can make your mixing experience a joy, and help you turn out awesome mixes faster than ever.
Using Console 1 with Ableton Live
Ableton Live is fully compatible with the Console 1 ecosystem. Whether you use Live in the studio or on the stage, tactile control of your most important DAW parameters inspires your production and performance to be even more musical. We created a video series showcasing the possibilities.
"A very well thought-out companion to the original Console 1, it’s much more than just a fader controller."
Industrial and electronic musician FM Einheit has created 46 sparking, buzzing, and brawling presets for our software Eurorack platform, Modular.
100 new Parallels presets by Bjulin
Composer and sound designer Bjulin has created 100 additional downloadable presets for Parallels, our unique soft synth for special occasions.
Swedish DJ/Producer duo ManyFew are here to give us their five Sounds of the Summer: music production tips to turn your fruits and juices into Kir Royale. Call it mixology!
Dave Isaac is a 3-times Grammy Award-winning producer who, in a career spanning more than 4 decades so far, has worked with huge artists like Bruno Mars, Prince, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Whitney Houston, and Stevie Wonder, amongst many others.