PRESS RELEASE — Grenoble, France — Arturia is thrilled to announce V Collection 8, a suite of 28 software instruments spanning analog synths, digital synths, organs, acoustic pianos, electric pianos, and string machines. Expertly crafted with exclusive modeling technology and further enhanced for modern music making, V Collection 8 gives you the most iconic, professional, and inspiring sounds you need for performance, production, and sound design. From the irresistible retro flutters of Mellotron V to the nostalgic digital grit of Emulator II V, these virtual instruments combine unrivaled sonic authenticity with advanced modern features that go far beyond their ancestors.
Four brand new instruments
Jun-6 V — Instant analog love — Legendary easy-to-use polysynth with an irresistible creamy sound that stirs the soul.
Emulator II V — Textural Sampling Ensemble — An ‘80s sampling icon retrofitted for dusty lo-fi charm and modern playability.
Vocoder V — Ultimate Voice Electrifier — The original 16-channel vocoder, supercharged with its own sampler and synth engine.
OB-Xa V — Legendary growl machine — The renowned polysynth hitmaker known for cinematic pads and growling bass alike.
Two upgraded titles
Jup-8 V4 — Instant analog love — The legendary polyphonic flagship reborn with a colossal new sound and modulation engine.
Stage-73 V2 — Electric soul machine — EP classic with redesigned physical modeling for new levels of soulful authenticity and variety.
Analog Lab V
Your gateway to iconic sound. A single powerful plugin containing thousands of presets from V Collection 8’s virtual instrument sound engines – your go-to personalized keyboard arsenal for studio and stage.
700 new & expertly-curated patches that elevate V Collection’s synthesizers beyond their hardware predecessors. From vintage disco basslines to breathtaking filmscore ambience, PatchWorks combines past, present, and future in spectacular sonic fashion.
Your dream workflow
Ultimate control – Get hands-on with V Collection 8 thanks to smart MIDI controller integration, with intuitive mapping and 4 control macros for every instrument.
DAW-compatible – Use V Collection’s instruments standalone or in your DAW of choice for an easy workflow that suits you style.
Integrated tutorials – Get to grips quickly with easy-to-follow tutorials for each instrument, covering essential controls, sound design tips, and more.
Smart browsing – Find your sound instantly. Browse intuitively by type, instrument, sound designer, and more – you can even save your favorite presets for later.
Special Launch Offer
To celebrate the launch of V Collection 8, Arturia is offering an exclusive intro deal – users can login to their account to access their personal offer price until 10 January 2021. Due to the inclusion of more instruments, sounds, and workflow improvements, the collection will now be priced at €599 as standard.
V Collection 8 requires macOS 10.13 or later and an AU, VST, or AAX plugin host. It can also run in stand-alone mode and is NKS compatible, except for Analog Lab V, Vocoder V, Emulator II V, Jun-6 V, Jup-8 V4 and Stage-73 V2.