Vember Audio - Surge v1.1 (Pc)

binary is beautiful

A digital recording is just a sequence of numbers. Easily quantifiable as ones and zeros, stored on physical media, combined together into larger numbers to form a continuous stream of data.

Until you listen to it. Then it becomes real.

SURGE is an instrument capable of generating truly beautiful sequences of numbers. Your ears will agree with us.

more than the sum of its parts

Architecturally speaking, SURGE is a rather complex synthesizer. But because of how it's put together it's still easy to learn. Once you do, you will turn the sounds in your head to audio faster than ever.

Available now! (win32/VST)

Specifications (v1.1.0):

Synthesis method: Subtractive hybrid
Each patch contain two 'scenes' which are seperate instances of the enitre synthesis engine (except effects) that can be used for layering or split patches.
Category based patch-browser that is fast to use
Future proof, comes as both a 32 & 64-bit VST plugin

Factory sounds
681 patches
157 wavetables

3 oscillators/voice
5 versatile oscillator algorithms: Classic, Sinus, Wavetable, S/H Noise and Audio-input
The classic oscillator is a morphable pulse/saw/dualsaw oscillator with a sub-oscillator and self-sync.
Most algorithms (all except sinus and audio-input) offer up to 16-voice unison at the oscillator level.
Oscillator FM/ringmodulation
All oscillator algorithms are band-limited yet they still cover the entire audible spectrum.
Noise generator with variable spectrum

Two filter-units with arrangeable in 7 different configurations
Feedback loop
Available filter-algorithms: LP12, LP24, LP24L (ladder filter with 1-4 poles), HP12, HP24, BP, Notch, Comb (4 modes), S&H
Waveshaper (5 shapes)

12 LFO-units available to each voice (6 are running on each voice and 6 are shared for the scene)
DAHDSR envelope generators on every LFO-unit
7 deformable LFO-waveforms + 1 drawable/stepsequencer waveform
LFO1 allows envelope retriggering when used as stepsequencer
Extremely fast and flexible modulation routing. Almost every continuous parameter can be modulated.

8 effect units arranged as 2 inserts/scene, 2 sends and 2 master effects
9 top-quality algorithms: Delay, Reverb, Chorus, Phaser, EQ, Distortion, Conditioner (EQ, stereo-image control & limiter), Rotary speaker, Frequency shifter

System Requirements
A computer running Windows 2000/2003/XP (32/64-bit) or newer
The computer's CPU must support the SSE instruction set. This is supported by Intel Pentium 3/4/M and AMD Athlon XP/64 (and newer) processors.
A VST-compatible Host application
An x64-compatible CPU, OS and Host is required to use the 64-bit version

changes since v1.0.2:

- updated to support VST2.4
- behind the scenes changes to the GUI code. It is now snappier and will no longer lock host VU-meters
- MIDI channels 4-16 are now treated similar to channel 1 (normal playmode)
- added:LFO -> EG retrigger lane on voice LFO1 stepsequencer
- added:holding down shift will quantitize stepsequencer on 1/12th steps
- added:copy oscillator settings with modulation routings
- added:secondary pan control for filter 2 in the stereo (L-R) filterblock configuration (has potential to load old patches using the L-R configuration along with panning wrong, but it's unlikely)
- added: width controls for chorus, delay & reverb effects
- added: greater range for FX Sends
- improved behaviour at extreme filter cutoff settings
- more presets (now 681 of them)

As one of the first VST plugins it is also available as a 64-bit (x64 binary) version. The installer include both 32 & 64-bit versions.

And it is now available at a competitive 150 $/€ !