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PowerFX releases HumBox VM1
PowerFX has released HumBox VM1, a VSTi synth with advanced structure for manipulating sounds that allows a quick creation of quality backing vocals and solo lines, realistic scat melodies and original sound effects.
It sounds unique as a melodic line, scat or backing vocal simulation as well as an effect for a Movie & Game soundtrack. VM1 is very sensitive to what you’re playing. Press a few MIDI keys and you’ll feel it! Listen to demo examples and have a blast using the HumBox!
HumBox VM1 features
- 10 Voice Banks and 50 Styles, so each virtual vocalist has a few variations, in which he or she can perform.
- Banks and Styles are named to help identify specify vocal character.
- All Styles can be used in Solo, Dual or Poly mode, which increases possibilities for the user.
- Automatic “phrasing” and “breathing”. VM1 has phrase Volume and Pitch envelopes and inserts noises in pauses, which animates the voices considerably.
- Context Dependent Expressive Synthesis — an advanced system of patch parameters calculated on the base of musical context: Velocities, Note Numbers and music Intervals.
- Easy interface with intuitive controls amd QuickHelp.
HumBox VM1 is available as a VST instrument for Windows PC for $49 USD.
Visit PowerFX for more information and a demo mp3.