Pigments 3.5: Explore the New Era of Electronic Music Production

  • By: Thorsten Meyer
  • Date: Thursday, 13 January 2022
  • Time to read: 3 min.

Pigments are the industry standard for electronic music production. Top DJs, producers, and remixers have used it to create some of the most innovative tracks in recent memory.

Now Arturia Pigments 3.5 is here with a new era of sound! Pigments 3.5 can be found in the Arturia Software Center. Just update to keep playing on new and different sound engines.

Pigments 3.5 new features

Beyond its new features, Arturia Pigments 3.5 is more than the sum of its parts – an aggressive yet euphoric sound with seductiveness in each note played on this synthesizer that will capture your heart and soul!

Sound Engines

The updates have taken it from simply being a great-sounding instrument into one which you’ll find yourself coming back time after time as they add new things every day without stopping what has been such good work up until now. With a sound that is impossible to recreate artificially, Pigments has set the bar high, and we can’t wait to see what comes next!

Pigments Demo

We highly recommend downloading the demo today and checking out some of the sounds for yourself. You will not be disappointed!

Organizing your Pigments library

Finding a suitable sample and organizing your palette in polychrome software synthesizer Pigments’ Sample engine has never been easier. The browser has been expanded with subfolders, making it easy to see each sample simply by clicking on it.

Apple’s M1 processors support

Pigments 3.5 has been upgraded with native support for Apple’s next-generation M1 processors, ensuring smooth, flawless performance on the latest macOS machines. Check out our FAQ for more info.

Pigments 3.5 UI improvements

Pigments 3.5 includes several minor modifications to the user interface and workflows to make your sound design process more efficient. Pigments 3.6 is also more convenient, faster, and more dependable owing to modified menus and simplified navigation.

While the UI is modern it is still close enough to a virtual analog engine, graphical feedback dual modern filters, presenting harmonic engine in a soft synth.

Pigments 3.5: Explore the New Era of Electronic Music Production

New Wavetables

Pigments 3.5 adds new wavetables inspired by molecular structures, mineral textures, and harsh current timbres, providing an ever-more-diversified palette for today’s electronic music producers.

New Presets

Arturia Pigments 3.5 contains 150 entirely new sounds produced by in-house sound designers and renowned producers, showcasing the enormous potential of recent features such as CrossMod, Comb Filters, new wavetables, and more.

This will expand your sonic palette with additional inspiring synth presets, be ready to explore sound produced by the craziest modulation capabilities, studio grade fx, granular engine resulting in an infinite spectrum of sound.

New CrossMod

Cross modulation between Engines 1 and 2 enables you to create unique sonic behaviors and complex timbres.

Cross-modulation, in its most basic form, involves the use of one sound source to modulate another, generating wild harmonics, strange waveforms, and fantastic sonic effects.

CrossMod is a new feature in Arturia Pigments 3.5 which allows you to create multiband sounds with frequency modulation between both active engines. This explosive evolution of Pigments’ sonic abilities digs deeper into the metallic, razor-sharp, and straight-up massive sounds of drum & bass, grime, dubstep, and beyond.

Arturia Pigments 3

Pigments 3 artists can update for free to use the latest polychrome software synthesizer, modern filter types. I love to combine it with Arturias Collection of instruments

Arturia Pigments a modern synthesizer or soft synth

A modern synthesizer is a digital musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound waves. The sound waves can then be amplified and played through a loudspeaker. Pigments 3.5 is that in software.

Sound Designers

Sound designers have been using Pigments 3 in combination with recorded sampled noise from collection instruments to use the sonic depth dual filters to vastly expand their sonic palette or just use the arpeggiator create complex amazing sounds.

Conclusion

The new Arturia Pigments 3.5 update has many new features, including support for Apple’s next-generation M1 processors, 150 new sounds, and new wavetables. It also includes minor modifications to the user interface and workflows to make your sound design process more efficient.

Arturia ramped up the available sound banks from the Arturia sound store.

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