MSE Synthesizer System – New Synth by Max for Cats

Max for Cats just released their newest soft-synth and it is jam-packed with some powerful features. The system includes an individual synth module, “the Quad” which is 4 of the synths stacked into one instrument, and the SEQ8 step sequencer.

The MSE Synthesizer module gives a lot of bang for your buck, it contains the following features:

  • Mono or 8 voice poly mode
  • Glide/Pitchbend
  • 2 oscillators (saw/pulse with PW)
  • Oscillator sync for pulse wave
  • Multimode state variable filter with LP, notch, HP and BP
  • 2 LFOs with several waveforms, sync or free running
  • 2 ADS envelopes
  • A sub and noise oscillator
  • Several modulation targets



The Quad is the MSE Synth times 4, each synth can be panned, gain-staged, and key split individually to assign specific key ranges to each synth. It contains these features:

  • 4 MSE modules
  • Keysplit for each MSE
  • Individual glide for each MSE
  • 8 oscillators
  • Oscillator sync for pulse wave
  • 4 multimode state variable filters with LP, Notch, HP and BP
  • 8 LFOs with several waveforms, sync or free running
  • 8 ADS envelopes
  • 4 sub and noise oscillator
  • Several modulation targets



The SEQ8 is an 8 step analog style sequencer with swing, transposition, and Mapping abilities to control other software synths and even external synths. It contains these features:

  • Sync or free running
  • Key transpose
  • Randomise for each row
  • 1- 8 note steps
  • 1- 8 octave steps
  • 1- 8 velocity steps
  • 1-8 map steps for free parameter mapping with smoothing
  • Swing
  • Note scaling
  • Direction: FWD (forward), BWD (backward), BAF (back and forth), ALT (alternate), RND (random)
  • Step mutes

We were impressed with the punch this system packs and at $35 this is a definite bargain, watch the video below to learn more and visit the Sonic Bloom website to purchase MSE Synthesizer.


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