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XILS-lab Releases XILS 201 Vocoder and Vintage Multi-Effect Plug-In
XILS-Lab 201 is inspired by the sensational 70s vintage VSM 201 Vocoder, an ultra-rare (and ultra-pricey) sound effect device, used by Kraftwerk, Herbie Hancock and Daft Punk amongst others.
Jul. 10, 2020
XILS-lab 505 Is A 70's Style Paraphonic String Machine Synth
XILS 505 is a '˜numeric namesake' virtual instrument inspired by the analog architecture of one of the finest paraphonic string machines of the 70s era.
Jan. 22, 2020
XILS-lab Updates Syn'X 2 Subtractive Synthesis Polytimbral Powerhouse With v2.5 Upgrade
Paying homage to the legendary early-Eighties-era Elka Synthex, the latest version of Syn'X 2 brings a wealth of new features and upgrades. Here's what's new.
Jan. 8, 2020
Review: XILS-Labs PolyKBIII
This software synth based on an obscure classic ticks all the boxes. But what's the story behind the PolyKBIII? And more importantly, how does it sound?
Feb. 1, 2017
XILS-lab Launches Low-Cost Luscious Soft Synth 80s Polysynth Emulation
Jean-Michel Jarre said: 'I've just got miniSyn'X and am so excited, because the Synthex is a fantastic rarity. Thanks to XILS-lab for giving everyone the opportunity to play with it.' Enough said.
Apr. 25, 2015
XILS-lab Launches Vocoder 5000 Inspired by EMS Flagship Hardware Classic
Inspired by the original (and rather expensive) EMS Vocoder 5000 hardware, XILS have released a software version which will get you adding vocoded vocals and beats to your tracks for a lot less!
Dec. 23, 2014
XILS-lab Launches V2.0 Update to XILS 3 EMS VCS3 Emulation par Excellence
XILS Labs have announced the latest update to their EMS VCS3 portable analogue hardware synth emulation software: XILS 3 V 2.0. Find out all about it here.
Apr. 8, 2014
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