Rob Papen

Rob Papen RP-Verb 2 reverb plugin review

The original Rob Papen RP-Verb was an excellent reverb for those that like maximum control. Now, the company's back with the Rob Papen RP-Verb 2.

Rob Papen RP-Delay [Review]

While Rob Papen is known for their synth plugins, that’s not all that they make. In fact, they’ve also created a range of effects, which they started releasing back in 2009 with RP-Verb. RP-Delay was released in 2011, and today we had a chance to check it out. User Interface The user interface, which is the first thing that is noticed when any plugin is first opened, looks a little int...[Read More]

Rob Papen RG [Review]

For avid users of software instruments, rhythm guitars can often be a difficult instrument to emulate. The Rob Papen RG (which stand for rhythm guitar) aims to offer a flexible solution to this problem, and could just be what users are looking for. User Interface The interface of the software is relatively easy to use, with each section clearly labelled and well laid-out. Users can choose between ...[Read More]

Rob Papen Predator [Review]

Rob Papen released the Predator synthesizer back in 2007, but with the recent release of the eXplorer-III bundle, we thought this would be a good time to have a better look at the synth. Predator is a three-oscillator synth that comes in VST, AAX and AU, and is a steal at $179. Read on to find out why it’s so great! User Interface As with any plugin, the first thing that will be noticed is t...[Read More]

Rob Papen SubBoomBass [Review]

Rob Papen released their SubBoomBass back in 2009, and it was their first non-generic synthesizer, that focused almost exclusively on being a great bass synthesizer. SubBoomBass is included in Rob Papen‘s Explorer-III bundle which was released earlier this year, so we took the time to have a look at the synth. User Interface The UI of SubBoomBass is very unique and distinctive. Love it or ha...[Read More]

Rob Papen Blue II synthesizer [Review]

Rob Papen has fast become a leader in virtual synthesizers, and one of their more recent synthesizers is the Blue II “cross-fusion” synthesizer, released earlier this year. The original Blue synthesizer was released in 2005 with much success, but will the second version live up to the firsts name? Once the plugin is installed and first opened, users will notice the modern looking user ...[Read More]

Rob Papen Punch Drum Machine [Review]

Rob Papen is an increasingly popular software instrument company, and their popular drum machine software, Punch, was released back in 2011. Punch combines synthesis, sampling and sequencing, and puts it all into one package. The idea behind Punch is fairly simple. It uses different synthesizers that are tweaked to be useful for percussion and allows users to tweak the sound further with different...[Read More]

Propellerhead announces continued growth of Rack Extension platform

Today Propellerhead announced that their Rack Extension platform is continuing to rapidly grow and expand, with more than 230 Rack Extensions currently available for Reason 7.1. Propellerhead released a new interview with Rob Papen, an acclaimed software designer who we have reviewed and covered in the past. Rob Papen was one of the first instrument developers to embrace the Rack Extension plugin,...[Read More]

Rob Papen Blade synthesizer [Review]

Rob Papen recently released their eXplorer-III plugin bundle, which included a number of great instruments and effects processors. We will be reviewing each of those plugins, with the first of those being the Blade synthesizer, which is a highly comprehensive, complex, additive synthesizer. Controls Blade is an additive synthesizer that was originally aimed at being a more obscure synth. Despite t...[Read More]