Available for download, the tracktion Retromod Lead is a virtual instrument providing emulations of six Clavia instruments, all of them Nord synths of one sort or another. Included in this VI are the NordLead 1, 2, and 3, as well as the Nordlead A1, the Nord Modular G1, and the Nord Drum. Each instrument has been sampled note, by note, utilizing venerated gear such as the Apogee Mini-Me and the A-Design Reddi. This ensures an accurate modeling of the analog synthesizers.
Classic Nord-style electric pianos are on hand, as are cutting leads,and metallic sounds. With this interface, you can combine elements of different Nords to create sounds with an esoteric and unique personality.
The 30,000 samples are provided in 413 presets, comprising 9.8GB worth of material in total. In the GUI, two oscillators are provided, as are a filter and an amp section. An X/Y pad is on hand for effects such as ring mod, FM pitch, and drive.
This software is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux computers. It can operate on AU, AAX, and VST platforms.