New plug-ins for Receptor

Muse Research has announced new plug-ins on Receptor, all of which were shown running on Receptor at Musikmesse. Available immediately is Ultra Analog VA-1 from Applied Acoustics Systems, with Lounge Lizard EP-3 and String Studio VS-1 to follow shortly. Also available now is Synthogys Ivory. From Nomad Factory, the Blue Tubes Bundle, Essential Studio Suite and Rock Amp Legends will all be available on Receptor soon. And finally, Garritan Jazz & Big Band, Best Service Chris Hein Horns and East West Stormdrum will all have installers released on Plugorama soon.

From Applied Acoustics Systems of Canada are now available for Receptor: Lounge Lizard EP-3, an incredibly powerful electric piano plug-in, String Studio VS-1 an inspirational physical modeling string synthesizer, and Ultra Analog VA-1, a remarkably versatile virtual analog synthesizer. Owners of Lounge Lizard EP-2 on Receptor can upgrade to Lounge Lizard EP-3 at no charge, and Ultra Analog and String Studio can be downloaded and installed immediately by visiting

Receptor hardware plug-in player is compatible now with the popular Ivory piano plug-in from Synthogy. Owners of Ivory can install the plug-in on Receptor by simply downloading the installer helper file available for free on Users must own the retail version of Ivory in order to install the Ivory samples onto Receptor.

Muse Research today announced as well that they have signed a distribution agreement with Univers Sons S.A. of Paris, France to distribute the Ultimate Sound Bank line of plug-ins on Receptor. These plug-ins, including the impressive Charlie organ as well as the Plugsound Box collection of virtual sound modules will be made available to all Receptor owners.

Receptor has become the platform of choice for many professional musicians who need reliable, portable, hassle-free access to their favorite plug-in sounds and effects. Now with the Nomad Factory Blue Tube Bundle, Essential Studio Suite, or the Rock Amp Legend effects plug-ins, the capabilities and usefulness of Receptor as an effects processor increases significantly.

The Blue Tubes Bundle is a collection of 16 plug-in effects processors designed to improve the quality of digital sound recordings, recreating the warm sound qualities of classic analog hardware. Nomad Factory’s Essential Studio Suite gives you the nine most important plug-ins you’ll ever use: Multi-band Compressor, Loudness Maximizer, Essential Channel, Essential Graphic EQ, Essential Gate/Expander, Essential Compressor, Tube/Tape Warmer, Retro-Vox vocal effect, and the Multi-band Loudness Maximizer. Finally, the Rock Amp Legends guitar amp collection was developed with former Aerosmith guitarist Jimmy Crespo. With guitar in hand, Jimmy Crespo worked in the studio with Nomad Factory to capture a guitar sound that is second to none.

Stormdrum from East West / Soundsonline – What would happen if you gave Godzilla a pair of drumsticks? Stormdrum answers this question with huge drum sounds and rhythmic beds that are a film composers dream come true. Stormdrum comes in both Intakt and Kompakt formats for installation on your Receptor so you can bring your Godzilla with you onstage or to the studio.

Jazz and Big Band from Garritan – The creator of the phenomenally successful Garritan Personal Orchestra dons a goatee and creates a complete Big Band Jazz orchestra, complete with all the instrumentation necessary to score a swingin’ tune. Jazz and Big Band on Receptor gives you a complete rhythm section, sax section, trumpet section, trombones, and keyboards with special attention paid to intonation and articulation to make your music swing. The Kontakt player engine powers Jazz and Big Band for ultimate control over your sounds.

Chris Hein Horns – Best Service brings you Chris Hein Horns, an outstanding virtual brass section, complete with alto Saxes, tenor Saxes, trumpets, and trombones. Unique controller functions include growl control, air control, spit control and many others. Keyswitches provide real-time control over the various articulations, up to 44 in all. Powered by the Kontakt player, Chris Hein Horns on Receptor is a horn section in a two-rack space package, perfect for spicing up your arrangements.

For more information on these new plug ins for Receptor please visit the Muse Research website.

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