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!

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LVC-Audio updates its effect plugins

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LVC-Audio has released updates for ClipShifter, HotPhuzz, PhreePhuzz, PreAMPed, Toned, TonedPLUS, and Transector.

LVC-Audio TonedPLUS
LVC-Audio TonedPLUS, a specialized tone shaping effect plug-in.

Changes in LVC-Audio plug-ins

  • Improved HQ oversampling.
  • Update for compatibility with Pro Tools 11.2 (AAX).
  • Text entry fix for controls with negative-only values (e.g., typing “5” will automatically be recognized as -5).
  • Improve meter reset when clicking on the VU Text readout (on most plugins).
  • Standardized meter ballistics across all plugins.
  • Signed OS X installers.
  • Fixed unnecessary fast fade-in when playback was stopped and started.
  • Revised preset loading and saving function to “future-proof” loading older presets in new version of plugin.
  • TonedPLUS: New 2x drive control for more saturation.
  • TonedPLUS: New auto gain control to automatically adjust the output gain level.
  • TonedPLUS: New wide range two-band parametric EQ – this is a lot of knobs, but they are worth it.
  • Toned: Increased the Drive control to +18 dB for a little more grit.
  • Transector: finally, support for AAX and RTAS on OS X.
  • PreAMPed: new frequency-variable noise algorithm as used on TonedPLUS.

The updates are now available to download.

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LVC-Audio releases Toned & TonedPLUS plug-ins

LVC-Audio has announced the release of Toned and TonedPLUS, two tone shaping effect plug-ins for Windows and Mac.

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

Toned is released as part of the KVR DC 14, and is a free plugin. TonedPLUS expands on many of the features of Toned. Both plugins are designed for two-track busses or mastering. They feature a three-band tone matrix (switchable to two-bands), and a specially-designed high pass filter.

Both plugins also use the same analog modeling engine found in PreAMPed. Toned contains a fixed analog model, while TonedPLUS allows users to select between 7 different input coupling types (e.g., IC, discrete, transformers, etc.) and 5 different amp types.

Toned is available as a free download for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) as part of the KVR Developer Challenge 2014. TonedPLUS (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available for purchase for the introductory price of $35 USD until August 31st, 2014.

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LVC-Audio announces beta support for RTAS & AAX for Mac

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LVC-Audio has announced beta support for RTAS and AAX formats for Mac OS X for its PreAMPed, ClipShifter, and HotPhuzz effect plug-ins.

LVC-Audio HotPhuzz
HotPhuzz public beta for Pro Tools now also available.

In addition to support for RTAS and AAX formats, the updates also fix a common bug with the user interface. This prevented text entry on Macs, and made the text appear the incorrect size on many Windows and Mac computers. Although PhreePhuzz currently does not support RTAS/AAX, an update is provided to correct the text problem. To update, just proceed to the plugin pages to download the latest versions.

To celebrate the updates, you can get an 11% discount (for Pro Tools 11, of course). Just enter PT11 during checkout. This code will be valid until the end of May.

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LVC-Audio releases HotPhuzz saturator plugin

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LVC-Audio HotPhuzz

LVC-Audio has announced the release of HotPhuzz, a saturation designer plug-in for Windows and Mac.

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.

HotPhuzz features

  • Saturation creation tool with infinite combinations of saturation sounds.
  • Four distinct saturation algorithms with three extra modes for enabling even-order distortion (7 modes total).
  • Blend control to mix between two separate saturation algorithms.
  • Multiband saturation design.
  • Stereo controls, including balance, stereo width, and mid/side processing option.
  • Adjustable output clipper with selectable routing configuration.
  • Selectable oversampling (linear phase 2x, 4x, and 8x oversampling).
  • User-friendly graphical input and output metering with VU-style, PPM-style, and loudness meters.

HotPhuzz for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available for $25 USD.

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