AudioThing intro miniBit 8-bit/chiptune synth plugin

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AudioThing miniBit

AudioThing has announced miniBit, an upcoming a 8-bit/chiptune style synthesizer plug-in that emulates the sound of 80s game consoles and retrocomputers.

It features a main oscillator with 10 waveforms paired with a sub oscillator (a square wave pitched one octave below).

The waveforms are not bandlimited and will produce aliasing. Furthermore, using the built-in bitcrusher, you can create even more noisy and retro sounds.

more info coming soon…

miniBit features

  • 10 Waveforms.
  • Sub Oscillator.
  • Poly and Mono mode with Glide.
  • 2-poles Low Pass Filter.
  • Delay and BitCrusher effects.
  • LFO with multiple destinations.
  • Preset system with randomizer.
  • Formats: VST, AU, and AAX (32/64bit).
  • Platforms: OSX, Windows.

On December 25th, 2014, AudioThing will give away 30 copies of miniBit for free to random subscribers of its newsletter.

More information: AudioThing / miniBit

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AudioThing releases Phase Motion plugin

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AudioThing has announced the release of Phase Motion, a phaser effect plug-in featuring up to 16 phasing stages.

AudioThing Phase Motion

The Rate can be adjusted in Hertz or it can be synced to the host/DAW tempo. You can choose from 5 waveforms (sine, triangle, saw, square, random s&h) to modulate the phase, and you can tweak Depth and Feedback to range from classic vintage phaser sounds to extreme digital modulations.

For even more phase modulation effects it is also possible to invert the modulation phase for one channel of a stereo signal.

Phase Motion features

  • 16 Phasing Stages
  • 5 LFO Waveforms
  • Rate can be synced to the host tempo
  • Preset system with randomizer

Phase Motion for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase for the introductory price of 24.90 EUR (regular 30 EUR).

More information: AudioThing / Phase Motion

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AudioThing releases Environments – Piscina Mirabilis for Kontakt

AudioThing has announced the release of Environments – Piscina Mirabilis, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

AudioThing Environments - Piscina Mirabilis

Environments Piscina Mirabilis features sound gestures from a handmade electroacoustic feedback setup and the impulse response (three different types) of “Piscina Mirabilis”, a roman water cistern located in Bacoli, in the northwest of Gulf of Naples (Italy). The cistern, made in Augusts era, is the largest Roman cistern for drinking water ever built.

The sampled instruments features feedback, strings, efx, and percussive sounds.
The setup consist of a handmade electroacoustic feedback system made of a several recycled objects such as a steel coffee can, plastic pipes, and modified springs used along with speakers and microphones. The result is an ensemble of resonators and reverberators in a unique environment.

Environments – Piscina Mirabilis features

  • 42 Kontakt Instruments (.nki).
  • Up to 5 Round Robin samples.
  • 161 Samples (44.1kHz / 32-bit).
  • 3 Reverb Impulse Responses.
  • Size: 225 MB.
  • Formats: Kontakt and WAV.
  • Sample sets including: nylon strings, steel strings, feedbacks, custom made instruments.

The library is available for the introductory price of 11.90 EUR until November 1st, 2014 (regular 14 EUR). Requires Kontakt 4.2.4+ full version.

More information: AudioThing / Piscina Mirabilis

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AudioThing releases Valve Exciter effect plugin

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AudioThing Valve Exciter

AudioThing has announced the release of Valve Exciter, a harmonic enhancer effect plug-in with vintage valve emulation.

The exciter section features hand tuned filters with the ability to sweep the center frequencies via the Harmonics knob.

The valve section is modelled after a softer custom version of the vintage Telefunken ECC83 tubes with drive, triode/pentode mode and bias settings.

Valve Exciter features

  • Harmonics Enhancer: Bass and Treble (with Harmonics sweep).
  • Valve Emulation with drive.
  • Preset system with randomizer.
  • Formats: AU and VST (32/64bit).
  • Platforms: OSX, Windows.

The plug-in is available for the introductory price of 35 EUR (regular 45 EUR).

More information: AudioThing / Valve Exciter

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40% off Sound Design Bundle at VST Buzz

VST Buzz has launched a promotion on the Sound Design Bundle, offering a collection of sample packs by AudioThing at 40% off.

AudioThing Sound Design Bundle

Get 40% off this huge sound design bundle by Audiothing which includes the “Temple of Mercury”, “Soundscapes 1 + 2″, “ChromaKey” and “Strings” sample libraries. With 199 Kontakt instruments (.nki), this bundle has a massive amount of incredible content that is perfect for composers for composers and sound designers.

Sound Design Bundle features

  • Temple of Mercury has 24 Kontakt Instruments (.nki), 5 Kontakt Multis (.nkm), 3 Round Robin samples, Up to 3 velocity layers, 87 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit), 1 Impulse Response.
  • ChromaKey has 60 Kontakt Instruments (.nki), 616 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit).
  • Strings has 50 Kontakt Instruments (.nki), 50 Samples (44.1kHz / 24Bit), Sample sets including: autoharp, toy harp, ukulele, bowed violin, bass.
  • Soundscapes 1 has 30 Kontakt Instruments (.nki), 10 Kontakt Multis (.nkm), 31 Samples (48kHz / 24Bit), Sample sets derived from: water/boiling, escalator, fans, fridge, rain, sand, violin, voices, mixed synths and effects.
  • Soundscapes 2 has 35 Kontakt Instruments (.nki), 35 Samples (48kHz / 24Bit), Samples derived from:, binaural recordings, inductor and piezo effects, mixed objects/places.

The bundle is available from VST Buzz for $49 USD until July 1st, 2014.

More information: VST Buzz

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