Patchworxs new preset bank for Serum is a collection of 80s most popular retro & vintage sounds. So if you’ve ever wondered how to make synthwave this pack is for you. Continue reading or listen to the demo track above to learn more.
What Exactly Is Synthwave?
Synthwave (also known as techno-wave) is an electronic music genre, which is hardly influenced by new wave, with the difference that it’s arrangement contains way more synthesizers. Some successful artists are for example Depeche Mode, Psyche or Invisble Limits, just to name a few.
About The Pack
This soundset is made by the established sounddesign label “Patchwork”, which produces it’s content exclusively for Loopmasters. Their titles are popular among many musicians and easy to download/install.
All of these synthwave presets have a warm and retro like sound to it. You’ll find dreamy leads, synthesized keys, futuristic FX and atmospheric pads. All patches utilize Serum endless modulation and processing possibilities. Each sounds has been made from scratch and is inspired by the early 808s electronic music movement. Another great addition are the included MIDI files, which can help a lot when you have a lack of inspiration.
In total you’ll get your hands on 81 unique patches, 77 custom MIDI files and 78 Wav rendered versions of the sounds. Among them presets are 22 basses, 4 drums, 8 SFX, 18 keys, 12 leads, 13 pads and 4 plucks.
Reviews & User Ratings
I personally downloaded this pack and after some tweaking testing my feelings about this pack were clear. Every sound is special and has a nice vibe to it. Nothing that you would find in other soundbanks, but I’m not the only one who likes it. Loopmasters users rate it with 9.2 out of 10 points on average. 3654 reviews were made in total.
- 22 Basses
- 4 Drums
- 8 SFX
- 18 Keys
- 12 Leads
- 13 Pads
- 4 Plucks
- 78 Wav Loops
- 77 MIDI files
Please note: All of the included presets are for Xfers wavetable synth (fxp files) so please make sure you have the newest version of Serum before ordering.