Quadelectra has released BeatChop, a slicer Rack Extension for Propellerheads Reason.
BeatChop can playback ANY part of the buffer as a slice and create from simple beat repeats, to stunning stutter effects.
BeatChop Realtime Slicer from Quadelectra, is a new creative FX category on its own! Just set its buffer length, and BeatChop will cycle-record the incoming audio you feed it, slice it in real time, and map it to your MIDI keyboard, as if it was a sliced loop!
Simple beat repeats? Stutter effects and tape stops? Glitches and scratches or even audio arpeggiation? BeatChop has you covered, and gives you in-depth control to maneuver your audio! All in real time! No sampling, editing or slicing necessary!
BeatChop is available from the Propellerhead Shop, priced at 55 EUR.
Illformed has announced the release of Glitch 2, an audio effect plugin for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Featuring a new and improved sequencer which can play multiple effects simultaneously, with the ability to trigger unique scenes from every note on your keyboard, Glitch can be as gentle or as brutal as you like.
Add the occasional splash of retrigger or stretcher to single hits within your drum loop, or fill the entire sequencer with random effect blocks for a totally chaotic trip down the digital rabbit hole… the choice is yours!
The infamous FSU plugin Glitch is back!
Glitch 2 features
Each program consists of 128 scenes that can be triggered via MIDI notes. Each scene has its own unique sequencer pattern, timing, and effect settings, allowing you to create tons of unique variations for every moment in your song, all ready to go at the press of a key!
Multi-lane sequencer allows many effects to be played simultaneously, to create interesting layered sounds.
Improved sequencer timing controls to better match your groove and song structure.
Intuitive pattern editor with drag’n'drop. Draw, erase, resize, split and join blocks with ease.
9 cheeky little effect modules designed to slice, dice, chop, screw, twist, turn and mangle your sounds into radical new forms.
Tempo-synced effects can easily be dialled in to precise musical timings such as 16th notes, 8th note triplets, and so on.
Filter, mix, pan and volume controls on each module, to help shape and fine-tune the output.
Randomize, Mutate, Glitch!
Randomize and Mutate functions can be found at almost every level. Mutate a single effect to get slightly different parameter variations, or instantly Randomize everything in the entire scene to create unexpected, chaotic and inspiring results!
Glitch 2 (32/64bit, VST/AU) is available to purchase for 49.95 EUR + VAT.
Channel Robot has launched Cinematic City, a new Grid Machine//Slice series sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Cinematic City is filled with atmospheric elements, wide angle soundscapes and moving shifting sound. Erie looping, drifting alien sound beds, rhythmic deep bass and percussion all available in the new Grid Machine//Slice Version 2 interface.
Cinematic City’s delivery in Grid Machine//Slice Version 2 allows you to create stuttering, fading chopped loops and glitch sounds from any of the included material, every loop can be cross mixed with up to 11 others, variable repeats (stutter), reverse and mute effects, user designed pattern structures, random slice playing, trigger envelopes, match all these with 10 fully modulatable effects and all the functionality of Grid Machine Slice V1 means thousands upon thousands of variations each customisable to suit your exact needs is right there at your finger tips.
The sample library costs £29.95 GBP. Required Kontakt 5 full version.
Singomakers has released Soulful Glitch Hop, a sample library featuring glitch hop samples.
If you find inspiration in tracks of Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, Faithless, Enigma, UNKLE, Radiohead – then this pack is for you!
A must have collection of unusual & fresh Soulful Glitch Hop samples! This sample pack is essential for any Glitch Hop, Chill Out and Ambient producer! Professionally mixed and mastered these glitch hop samples pack quite a big punch and are designed to help you get that polished sound with ease.
Huge 1,24 Gb collection of samples in total, including 50 Fat Bass Loops, 50 Wicked Beats, 20 FX, 93 Melody Loops, 50 drum shots, 50 Atmo/Pad Loops, and 243 REX2 files.