The Roland TB-303 is an iconic analog Synthesizer best known by every musician. Manufactured by Roland from 1981 to 1984 and re-released last year under the Boutique range, this instrument played a major role in the development of modern electronic music, mainly for the acid genre.
With the AcidBox, Audio Blast, a software developer tries to bring back this iconic synth to every DAW. It’s a bassline synth instrument featuring a 303-like sequencer with custom function and a complete effect section.
The AcidBox is a Bass Line Synthesizer recreation of the iconic TB-303 synth with a new interface and focused on real-time creation of sequences and tweaking in live situations.
- Classic “303” Saw / Square oscillators + a screaming LP filter.
- Easy to use sequencer with:
- Up to 32 patterns / 1 to 64 steps per pattern.
- Note / accent / slide for each step.
- Global gate parameter.
- Groove parameter.
- Copy/paste/randomize patterns.
- 3 modes:
- Host sync: AcidBox sequencer is full sync’ed to the host.
- Internal: AcidBox sequencer is running independantly.
- MIDI In: AcidBox reacts like any VA synth (overlapped notes = slide).
- Use MIDI notes or parameters to trigger patterns.
- Pattern trigger can be synchronized to host (Beat, Bar, or free sync).
- Insert note in sequencer with MIDI in real time (use pitch bend up/down for slide).
- Built-in distorsion with 4 different units.
- 1 ping pong delay with feedback filter.
- Export or import your sequences, patterns and banks in multi formats.
- MIDI Out: the AcidBox can send the sequencer notes to the host.
Audio Blast AcidBox is now available for Windows, Mac and Linux (VST/AU), priced at 39.99 EUR. A demo version is available for download.
More information: AcidBlast