Klevgränd Production has released Hillman, a synth-like instrument plugin inspired by old combo-organs and string machines. It’s not replicating vintage gear, however, just aiming to add a different kind of color to your sound palette. Hillman can give you lush warm strings, soulful organs, futuristic synthesizers, and everything in between. Hillman has 4 voices per note, each with selectable waveform (transistor:ish, tube:ish, sine, and special plasma), octave switch, and level control. The sound is generated with an analog approach, but does not use samples or sampled wavetables. The result is impressively clean. Hillman also has an intuitive ADSR envelope control, FX section with Chorus, Phaser & Reverb, and comes with many built-in presets to get the party started.
Klevgränd Hillman is available now for $49.99, with an intro price of $24.99 until January 2. It requires macOS 10.9 or later and an AU, VST, or AAX plugin host. Hillman is also available on iOS 9.3 or later for $9.99, with an intro price of $6.99.