Plugin Boutique Friday Weekend Sale: 40% off Togu Audio Line plugins

Plugin Boutique has announced a limited time sale on Togu Audio Line plug-ins, offering a 40% discount on the TAL-BassLine-101 and TAL-U-NO-LX synthesizer instruments.

40% off TAL plugins

TAL-BassLine-101 is a monophonic bass synthesizer with a classic analogue sound. The GUI is intuitive and easy to use. It produces the raw sound you know from analogue devices without any effects. BassLine has a very smooth and authentic analogue sounding 24dB zero feedback delay resonance low pass filter. Especially designed and calibrated for extreme settings. It sounds even smooth with a lot resonance and a high oscillator pitch. Details as envelope transitions between overlapping notes are carefully modeled. The oscillators do not use any samples. BassLine generates all wave-forms in real time.

TAL-U-NO-LX is an emulation of the popular 80’s hardware synthesizer. Up to date zero feedback delay filters and carefully calibrated controls make this plugin a good replacement for the analog device with all the advantages software plugins have. As an addition, the TAL_U-NO-LX also supports portamento and different filter LFO waveforms and some more useful features. The arpeggiator with different sync modes and hold function is also included. A very fast envelope with a smooth roll-off, emulated inaccuracy and a very smooth filter sound gives this synth the typical sound. The synth was calibrated after a hardware device that’s property of TAL.

The plug-ins are available for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) from Plugin Boutique at a 40% discount until October 27th, 2014.

More information: Plugin Boutique / Togu Audio Line

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LVC-Audio Giveaway – Win one of 5 effect plugins

LVC-Audio is offering rekkerd.org readers a chance to win 1 of 5 free copies of any of its paid effect plug-ins for Windows and Mac.

LVC-Audio ClipShifter

ClipShifter 2 is a wave-shaping audio plugin that functions like a clipping-style limiter.

It provides enough user controls to be useful in all mixing stages: from distorting basses and drums, to maximizing mix buses and warming-up overall mixes.

The sonic characteristics of the clipping distortion can be altered from hard, brickwall-style clipping, to softer saturation with compression.

LVC-Audio Transector

Transector is an aggressive transient-designing audio plugin, used to attenuate various transient qualities of an audio signal.

Use it to boost the initial attack of various instruments, such as adding more crack to a snare or kick drum. Simultaneously, you can use Transector to alter the decaying portion of audio.

This is useful in many situations, such as decreasing the decay of a vocal track, or reducing to amount of room ambiance in drum tracking.

LVC-Audio HotPhuzz

HotPhuzz is a saturation designer plugin.

It is a creative tool that specializes in the creation of distinct saturation tones. HotPhuzz uses a multiband distortion process to create vintage, modern, and unique saturation effects.

Although HotPhuzz can be pushed into over distortion, it excels at creating more moderate saturation sounds. You can call the sounds whatever terms you like, but it still sounds good.

LVC-Audio PreAMPed

PreAMPed is an audio plugin that recreates many of the qualities of analog preamplifiers.

This includes subtle EQ response curves, low- and high- frequency saturation, differences between left and right signals, crosstalk, noise, transformer/coil impulse response, and saturation and EQ changes due to gain changes.

LVC-Audio TonedPLUS

TonedPLUS is a specialized tone shaping plugin with selectable analog modeling.

Expanding on the concept of the free plugin Toned, TonedPLUS is designed primarily for use in the mastering process or on two-track audio busses.

TonedPLUS uses two distinct equalization processes: a three-band tone-shaping matrix, and a specially designed high pass (HP) filter.

For a change to win one of these plug-ins, simply leave a comment below and tell us which plug-in you would like to win.

The deadline for entering the giveaway is October 31st, 2014, 12.00pm. The winners will be chosen randomly and notified shortly after.

Good luck!

More information: LVC-Audio

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Loomer updates Aspect synth plugin to v1.7.17

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Loomer has released version 1.7.17 of Aspect, a synthesizer instrument for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Loomer Aspect

Aspect is a 32-note polyphonic software instrument that combines a great-sounding, powerful synthesis engine, with a flexible semi-modular architecture and unparalleled ease of use. The core of Aspect’s superb sound are two analog modeled oscillators, each capable of producing a powerful selection of raw waveforms, and dual filters that can be routed in series, in parallel, or even blended into unique combinations.

Changes in Aspect v1.7.17

  • New: AAX 64-bit Native plug-ins for Windows and Mac OS X.
  • Fixed (Mac OS X VST): UI now renders correctly on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • Fixed: Polyphonic aftertouch now works correctly for all presets.
  • Feature: Keyboard entry of rotary parameter values. Rotary controls can now be typed directly into by clicking on the text value below the control.
  • Improvement: Improved performance on real-time and very low-latency systems.
  • Improvement (Windows): The 32-bit and 64-bit VST plug-ins are now installed as separate components. You can choose which one (s) to install, as well as selecting different install folders for each architecture.
  • Feature (Linux): Added “Show Directory” to the preset browser, which will will reveal the selected preset directory in your window manager.
  • Improvement (Mac OS X): Installer and all installed components are now signed in compliance with Mac OS X’s Gatekeeper system.
  • Improvement: Significantly improved UI response speed; reduced CPU usage when parameters are automated whilst the UI is open.
  • Improvement (Linux): Presets and configuration files are now located to comply with the XDG Base Directory Specification. Older installations will still use any existing preset library location to maintain backwards compatibility.
  • Fixed (Mac OS X Audio Unit): Fixed minor memory leak in parameter names.

Aspect is available for purchase for £65 GBP (excl. VAT).

More information: Loomer / Aspect

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Xfer Records updates Serum synth plugin to v1.01

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Xfer Records has updated its Serum wavetable synthesizer instrument to version 1.01, introducing new features, enhancements and various fixes and improvements.

Xfer Records Serum

The dream synthesizer did not seem to exist: a wavetable synthesizer with a truly high-quality sound, visual and creative workflow-oriented interface to make creating and altering sounds fun instead of tedious, and the ability to “go deep” when desired – to create / import / edit / morph wavetables, and manipulate these on playback in real-time.

Changes in Serum v1.01

  • added: reduced memory footprint by over 200 MB per instance.
  • added: Export 16-bit wav option to the Export menu.
  • added: pitch-bend will now send and receive automation.
  • added: user-loaded wavetables will now display the original custom WT file name in re-opened patches.
  • added: alt-clicking an FX “bypass” button (right edge of FX rack) will set all enabled FX to that state.
  • added: modified/save-able wavetables now draw a faint-blue in the background of table name, to help indicate edited state.
  • added: text parameter displays (e.g. Octave, delay time, etc) respond to mouse wheel events.
  • added: Aftertouch is now smoothed to prevent quick discrete jumps (zippering).
  • added: A default MIDI controller map is now supported: a map saved as ‘efault.mmp” will autoload and persist preset loading.
  • added: mouse-down on controls displays parameter value (no longer requires ‘knob’ movement for value ‘tooltip’ display).
  • added: CPU reduction for Windows VST_x64 + AAX versions.
  • fixed: OS X: a potential crash opening the GUI in Logic X.
  • fixed: OS X: ctrl-click (right-click substitute) on LFO or FFT context menu was not working on 64-bit hosts.
  • fixed: WIN: GUI Fix for mouse cursor changing to a ‘wait’ cursor when leaving.
  • fixed: WIN: Serum Presets folder automatically selected in default location.
  • fixed: WIN: Cancelling a file dialog was resulting in MACRO1 name getting selected for text entry.
  • fixed: WIN: keyboard focus for text entry was impossible in FL Studio.
  • fixed: GUI: needed to re-select noise tool for noise to reference current frame.
  • fixed: GUI: issues with location of ‘value tips’ drawing.
  • fixed: GUI: context menu pop-up location for FX controls was offset from click location.
  • fixed: GUI: animation would not continue when a voice was stolen in b4.
  • fixed: GUI: FFT bin values when drawing the the mouse were incorrect in b3.
  • fixed: GUI: poly/mono shader was not always updating state in b3.
  • fixed: GUI: additional multiple-checkmark bugs in menus.
  • fixed: GUI: expanded mouse-click area on FX switches (E.G ‘BPM’ Switches) to include more mouseable area on the label.
  • fixed: GUI: multi band comp metering would not always display on some hosts.
  • fixed: GUI: shift-alt-click to toggle Uni/Bi on lower knobs which are valid mod destinations (ADHSR, LFO rate) were not functioning correctly.
  • fixed: GUI: checkmark bugs in menus (multiple checked items or checkmark not updating with <> advance buttons).
  • fixed: GUI: Asym+ and – were represented as the opposite in 2d waveform (compared to audio).
  • fixed: GUI: last LFO line segment could become a ‘phantom segment’ if multiselected and double-clicking to remove the right-most removable point.
  • fixed: GUI: undo buffer was allowing undo when it shouldn’t have been possible on windows.
  • fixed: DSP: enabling mono with more than one note sounding could lead to a stuck note.
  • fixed: DSP: LFO Rate was still not acting polyphonic with a lot of mod sources.
  • fixed: DSP: wet/dry mix on filters had no effect on L6 and H6.
  • fixed: DSP: crash protection for changing warp mode with notes playing.
  • fixed: DSP: crash protection for adding/removing modulation assignments with notes playing.
  • fixed: DSP: potential stuck notes when exceeding patch polyphony w/ “allow one of any given note number” preference enabled.
  • fixed: DSP: a problem with the phaser Freq at highest frequency settings causing potential DSP overload.
  • fixed: DSP: WTPos being set to maximum value via modulation assignments could crash on first note on.
  • fixed: DSP: FX filters were not completely initializing on preset changes which could lead to audio dropout or a crash on preset change.
  • fixed: DSP: a problem with formulas with ‘rint’ not working (rounded integer).
  • fixed: DSP: threading issue could lead to garbled sound on the playing note or a crash when add/removing tables from the WT editor with a note held.
  • fixed: DSP: LFO rate as a mod destination would only process on the most recent note.
  • fixed: DSP: linking note number or velocity to Warp amount could crash in some situations.
  • fixed: DSP: potential crash relating to new notes and LFO/Env modulation.
  • fixed: DSP: potential crash after saving a MIDI map.
  • fixed: DSP: potential crash with mono toggle button while notes are playing.

Serum for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase at a 33% discount until October 31st, 2014. The update is free to existing Serum users.

More information: Xfer Records / Serum

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Positive Grid releases BIAS Desktop Amp Matching Modeler

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Positive Grid has announced the release of BIAS Desktop, a groundbreaking guitar amp modeler with Amp Matching technology that offers an entirely new concept of putting any tube amplifier tone and feel into a plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Positive Grid BIAS

BIAS Desktop features the most accurate, thorough and versatile guitar-amp modeler and designer engine, and it can accurately capture the tone of any tube amplifier, users can then share or download amp models from BIAS’s built-in ToneCloud® amp-sharing platform.

“Instead of providing a fixed number of amp models, BIAS Desktop represents an entire new concept on guitar sound: guitar players can now virtually design their own amps, using Amp Matching Technology to capture their golden tube amplifiers,” says BIAS Product Manager Calvin Abel, “and finally they can share or download thousands of amp models on ToneCloud, also we are currently working with worldwide artists and studios to expand this platform.”

The Amp Matching™ in BIAS Desktop utilizes a collection of underlying technologies that analyze and compare a currently designed BIAS amp model with the sound of any tube amp, the corresponding cabinet and microphone. It then executes the tonal compensation and enhancement needed to make this current amp model accurately match the target amplifier. For the first time in history, guitar players are free to design, modify and capture the most unique and individual soul of tone, into the digital domain and keep it ready for studio recording applications.

Built-in with BIAS, ToneCloud allows guitar players to share their custom amp models and download over thousands custom BIAS amps created by other users — including signature recording artists. Guitar players can share and download not just customized amp models only, using Amp Matching, every possible amp tone ever created becomes available. Positive Grid is currently working with worldwide artists and engineers to create professional custom amp models and studio amp matched models to expand this platform.

BIAS Desktop features

  • The most complete, accurate, and versatile amp modeling software available in the world.
  • 36 HD amp models included with the introductory release.
  • Amp Matching captures any miced amp or recorded track and creates a matched model.
  • Share and download thousands of artist- and user-created and matched amp models on ToneCloud.
  • Fully customizable preamps, tone stacks, power amps, transformers, cabinets and mic selection and placement—mix and match!.
  • Customize the look and feel of your own amp panel; change the name, tolex, panel and knobs..
  • Works the way guitarists think: tweak gain and overdrive, swap out tubes and transformers, change the cabinet and mic position, and shape the tone with different tone stacks and two 8-band equalizers.
  • Included noise gate and room simulator.
  • Create a virtually unlimited number of custom amps.
  • Quick preset facility recalls each of your 8 favorite settings in turn with just one tap.

BIAS Desktop is available for purchase for $99 USD (includes all amp design modules and access to ToneCloud to download thousands of amp models). BIAS Professional is priced at $199 USD, and adds Amp Matching Technology, Exclusive Amp Matching Models on ToneCloud, and three Amp Design Expansion Packs (Glassy Pack, Crunch Pack and Insane Pack).

More information: Positive Grid / BIAS Desktop

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