Arturia have announced V Collection version seven, the next incarnation of their popular collection of soft synths. Version 7 adds the classic EMS Synthi synth, as well as the classic tape-based 'sampler' Mellotron to the heavily weighted collection that includes virtual clones of the Minimoog, Yamaha's CS-80, Roland's Jupiter-8, Oberheim SEM and many, many more. The newest version also adds 'CZ', which Arturia call a phase distortion synth – most likely the Casio CZ1000. V Collection costs €399 – find out more here.
The new updates bring the total of instruments to 24, and version seven has also added new updates to Analog Lab and the B3, Arturia's recreation of the Hammond organ. They've also added 800 new presets for all their instruments. Version 6 already added some tasty new instruments so it's great to see Arturia still focussing in on their software origins, despite some top hardware also coming from the French company.
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