Get the ‘intelligent’ Brain VST synth plugin and you’ll never have to program a patch again

Brain synth
(Image credit: Thenatan)

If you don’t want to be a slave to presets but can’t face programming your own sounds either, you might want to take a look at Brain, a new ‘intelligent’ generative synth plugin that will automatically create a new patch for you with a single click.

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this is a feature common to many synths with a ‘randomise’ button, but developer Thenatan reckons that its ‘XY-DNA’ algorithm - which combines oscillator, envelope, LFO, pitch and filter settings - is “very unique”.

We’re told that a wide range of sounds can be created, and this 2-oscillator synth also comes with its own factory presets. Sounds can be exported and shared with other users.

You can bag Brain over at the Thenatan website for the introductory price of $12.50 (regular price is $79.50). It runs on PC and Mac in VST/AU formats (64-bit only on Mac).

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it. 

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