Plastaq Software has released Scythe, a free (and original!) VST synthesizer instrument plugin for Windows and Mac.

Scythe is a free VST for Windows and OS X that brings the GrainBender engine and interface to VST. Just tap the bend button and move any parameter knob to start sculpting your sounds directly in real-time!

Plugin features:

  • unique, intuitive sound design interface
  • versatile oscillators with analog & digital waveforms
  • extensive but easy-to-use modulation
  • effects ranging from chorus and delay to digital grunge
  • low cpu usage

Scythe is available for free download on Plastaq Software’s site.