Eclipsis is hybrid wavetable synthesizer with three oscillators each with his own frequency and subtractive modulation. Additional modulation possible with 6 LFO assignable trough modulation matrix with 9 sources and 39 modulation targets. Arp/Gate (Dynamics) module with abillity to assign routing to 7 targets. Two effects racks, each containing Reverb, Chorus and Delay effect. Unique preset randomization, subpreset saving/loading for easy preset creation and more.
Giada is a free sequencer environment for handling your samples and loops. VSTs can be loaded as well. Here´s a demo vid:
When processing audio through FreeAMP you’ll get the sound of tape and tube saturation at the same time. It can be used on anything that needs to be vitalized, from single tracks, stems or full mixes. (Needs registration)
Jeskola Buzz is a free modular software music studio environment centered around a modular plugin-based machine view and a multiple pattern sequencer tracker. It´s been around since 2000 and includes lots of plugins. To see/listen what is possible with it, here´s a full production session with it by Roman Buehler:
Last but not least there´s a community forum for Buzz.
Slynk created a cool stereo widener only with internal Ableton Live devices
You can download this .adg file here and load / store it in Live.
Frequency modulation synthesis (or FM synthesis) is a form of sound synthesis where the frequency of a waveform, called the carrier, is changed by modulating its frequency with a modulator. Most famously, the Yamaha DX7 synth features this type of synthesis. Learn how to sound design with this method and check out free alternative synth plugins.