synthgeek releases sg-freakshift

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synthgeek sg-freakshift

synthgeek has released sg-freakshift, a free VST effect plug-in for Windows.

This is a not-quite-technically-correct stereo frequency shifter (with separate controls for the left & right channels) based on techniques seen on this web page: http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~clark/nordmodularbook/nm_spectrum_shift.html

The reason for this not being technically correct is that doing this the right way would require a lot more CPU. This implementation only achieves true frequency shifting in a certain range of frequencies, while frequencies outside of this range get an effect closer to ring modulation, which is still interesting.

There is also a simple distortion effect and LFOs for modulation.

sg-freakshift is available to download as a freeware VST effect plug-in for Windows PC.

More information: synthgeek / sg-freakshift

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