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SKnote releases Stagespace and ThreeD effect plugins

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SKnote has announced the release of its Stagespace reverb and ThreeD mono to stereo effect plugins for Windows and Mac.

SKnote Stagespace
Stagespace—Clean, deep, wide. Simple and powerful.

Stagespace is a versatile algorithmic reverb.

Stagespace features

  • From small rooms to large lush halls.
  • Non linear behaviour, multi-mode stereo, modulation.
  • Dual stereo, mono to stereo.

ThreeD is a versatile mono to stereo widener and stereo enhancement effect.

ThreeD features

  • Several algorithms. Based on phase, panning, time.
  • Mono to stereo, stereo to stereo, stereo management (mid/side).
  • Add stereo content to mono sources, where mid/side cannot work.
  • Add stereo width without adding reverb.
  • Manage the stereo field in a mix.

Both plugins are available to purchase for Windows and Mac (VST/AU), priced at $19.99 USD each.

More information: SKnote

Voxengo updated Marvel GEQ, Overtone GEQ, Voxengo Stereo Touch & Voxengo Tube Amp freeware plug-ins

Voxengo has announced updates for a number of its free effect plug-ins for Windows and Mac.

These updated plug-ins are now available in native 64-bit AudioUnit and VST formats on Mac OS X. Note that on Mac computers, these plug-ins now support Mac OS X v10.5 and higher only, running on Intel processors. Mac PowerPC support is not available.

These updated versions include a fix to the previously available graphics display issue on Mac OS X 10.8.

Voxengo Marvel GEQ
Voxengo’s Marvel GEQ free graphic equalizer plugin for Windows and Mac.

Updated Voxengo plug-ins

  • Voxengo Marvel GEQ linear-phase 16-band graphic equalizer with multi-channel operation support (supporting up to 8 input/output channels, audio host application-dependent). Marvel GEQ offers extensive internal channel routing capabilities, and supports mid/side channel processing.
  • Voxengo Overtone GEQ 7-band harmonic (overtone) graphic equalizer with multi-channel operation support (supporting up to 8 input/output channels, host setup-dependent). Overtone GEQ offers extensive internal channel routing capabilities, and supports mid/side channel processing.
  • Voxengo Stereo Touch implements a classic technique of transforming a monophonic track into spacious stereophonic track by means of mid/side coding technique.
  • Voxengo Tube Amp applies asymmetric tube triode overdrive usually found in single-tube microphone pre-amp boxes. The sound this plug-in produces varies from a mild “warm” overdrive to a fuzzy distortion.

The updated plug-ins are available to download now.

More information: Voxengo / Free plug-ins

Terry West updates CS-12M Master Channel Strip to v1.69 + Sesam Studio Vocal Gate

Terry West has updated the CS-12M Master Channel Strip VST effect plugin for Windows to version 1.69.

This version is a complete overhaul of previous versions. You can now choose between Serial or the new Parallel EQ filter flow (see manual for details).

The Tape saturation has a independed m/s editing now, Normal, Mid or Side mode. When use only the side can be helpfull to widing the stereo image.

Terry West CS-12M Master Channel Strip
Terry West’s CS-12M Master Channel Strip mastering processor effect for Windows.

CS-12M Master Channel Strip features

  • New Gui design.
  • Bypass.
  • Eq bypass.
  • In-output gain.
  • 12 graphic bands.
  • 4-bands quick eq.
  • 17 q-wide settings.
  • Eq Mix (dry~wet).
  • Punch & Body modes.
  • NY comp. (soft/hard) + Motown eq + Solo.
  • Magnetic tape saturator.
  • 40K Aero enhancer.
  • DeCard function.
  • Side low stabilisator.
  • Output Limiter + Peak/RMS + Link option.
  • 12 bands Spectrum Analyser.
  • Lopass/hipass filters.
  • Monoize function.
  • Clarity function (2 presets).
  • EQ 12-10-8-6 dB switch.
  • Invert output switch.
  • Led in/output meters with peak leds.
  • Peak indicators for bands.
  • Input headroom leds (green/red).
  • Digital clock.
  • Tooltips.
  • 22 presets.

Terry has also released version 1.1 of Sesam, a studio vocal gate effect. Download it here.

More information: Terry West

DMGAudio updates PitchFunk modulating multi-fx plug-in to v1.02

DMGAudio PitchFunk

DMGAudio has updated its PitchFunk effect plug-in to version 1.02.

Science has officially gone too far. DMGAudio PitchFunk is an audio manipulating colossus that puts into your hands a laboratory-full of sound crunching effects.

Don’t let the crafted UI fool you, PitchFunk makes the filthiest noises you’ve never heard.

Changes in PitchFunk v1.02

  • Improve CPU usage.
  • Reduce latency.
  • Free-run modes for LFOs.
  • Retriggering of LFOs.
  • Unipolar/Bipolar LFO modes.
  • Dual mode, allows processing two Stereo-mode instances in one.
  • Splice Scaling control for Asynch modes.
  • Edit Both functionality, to edit both channels in synch.
  • More presets.
  • MIDI Enable/Disable button.
  • Fix denormal bug with LFOs.
  • Improve switching between Synch and Asynch modes.
  • Improve handling of unusual time-signatures.
  • Add “resynch shifters” feature on re-selecting shift-mode.
  • Disabling a lock leaves control set to its value while locked.
  • Phase invert for Dual mode, allows phase-inverting for the second instance wet signal.
  • Improve scanning for LFOs – displays scan along (phase-shifted) blue image.

PitchFunk for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) is available to purchase for £74.99 GBP.

More information: DMG Audio / PitchFunk

Mathew Lane DrMS 4: Spacial processor goes 64-bit

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Mathew Lane has released version 4 of the DrMS spatial processor effect.

DrMS spatial processor presents a creative new approach to the manipulation of stereo audio. It is based on MS (Mid-Side) processing, but DrMS splits the stereo signal into four parts rather than the normal two, giving you an unprecedented level of control: Zoom in, add Depth, change Width or any combination and more. DrMS takes you wherever you want to go in the stereo field.

Matthew Lane DrMS 4
Matthew Lane’s DrMS spatial processor for mixing, mastering and post production.

DrMS v4 features

  • NEW: Native 32-bit & 64-bit VST/AU/RTAS plugin for OSX & Windows. Avid AAX support is planned.
  • NEW: Much lower CPU use – same high quality sound.
  • NEW: Built in preset management system – exchange presets between hosts and platforms.
  • NEW: Improved GUI.
  • MS encoding & decoding.
  • Spatial audio processing: Zoom in, add Depth, change Width.
  • Mastering grade filters.
  • Resonant HPF, LPF and Delay on each of the four processing sections.
  • Feedback circuit for reverb creation and special effects.
  • Full mono compatibility.
  • Autogain circuit for easy level matched A/B comparision.
  • Smart MCU control surface layout.
  • Wide range of applications for mixing, mastering and post production, going from simple MS encoding/decoding, over stereo field and depth enhancement, to fixing mono compatibility issues and more.
  • Presets developed by Dylan ’3D’ Dresdow (Black Eyed Peas, Michael Jackson, Usher) and Emre Ramazanoglu (Shakira, Duffy, Alexander McQueen).
  • Authorisation with iLok (v4.0) or with choice of using iLok or Challenge/Response (v3.3).

DrMS for Windows and Mac is available to purchase for 99 EUR (excl. VAT).

More information: Mathew Lane

DMG Audio releases PitchFunk multi fx plugin

DMG Audio has announced the release of PitchFunk, a modulation multi fx plug-in for Windows and Mac.

This all started as a toy project – I was ill, so doing some research. I’ve always been interested in the history of pitch shifters and was researching into what it was that made the classic units so special. I built a little toy which sounded great. And then, because it seemed necessary, we added feedback. And things got a little more weird. So we added a delay, and it got weirder still. And then a filter, and then variable topologies, a massive modulation section, the moveable gainstage, MS and LR independent processing, and a host of other little things that will entertain and amuse. Suddenly the toy had grown into something monstrous. It was making sounds we couldn’t describe any more. So we’re doing the obvious, and offering it to the world. What’s the worst that can happen?

DMG Audio PitchFunk
Don’t let the crafted UI fool you, PitchFunk makes the filthiest noises you’ve never heard.

PitchFunk features

  • Overview
    • Pitch Shifter feeds delay and filter with feedback to create unheard-of madness.
    • Lots of modulation, to keep everything moving while it’s feeding back.
    • Makes mad, mad noises, previously unheard of, potentially frightening to children, pets and the infirm.
    • A barrel full of insane presets.
    • Windows VST,VST3 as 32+64bit, 32bit RTAS.
    • Mac VST, VST3 and AU as 32+64bit, 32bit RTAS.
  • Sound
    • 10 pitch-shifting algorithms, based on classic hardware, optimised for modern CPUs, and extended for quality.
    • 3 delay-line algorithms, covering vintage and modern delay lines.
    • Configurable topology, for control over effect routing, to get exactly the right madness.
    • Movable modulated gain-stage for pan/gain effects, to get things pumping and moving.
    • Stereo, M&S independent and L&R independent modes.
  • Modulation
    • 3 bezier-drawable LFOs, with swing and tempo synch.
    • Sidechain-able enveloper follower, with extensive control.
    • Full mod-matrix to route any source to any control.
    • MIDI playable/pitch-bend for Pitch.

PitchFunk is available to purchase for the introductory price of £64.99 GBP for the first month. DMG Audio product owners get further discounts of up to 25% off.

More information: DMG Audio / PitchFunk

G-Sonique releases Mid-Side Envelope Follower FX multi-filter+

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G-Sonique has announced its Mid-Side Envelope Follower FX multi-filter+ VST effect plug-in for Windows.

Envelope follower is the technology of modulating a filter by the dynamics of a signal with set attack, release and envelope amounts – simply put, dynamics and amplitude of the music signal modulate the cutoff frequency of the filter and the result is a funky, liquid filtering effect that responds to the musical material. But Mid-Side Envelope follower FX multi-filter+ offers much more… the signal is split into MID (mono) and stereo (side) parts, each part can be boosted or attenuated to create larger or smaller panoramic 3D effects, filtered by 9 various filters and Ring Modulation Twist FX or Analog Distortion FX. Each of the two filters (of the Mid or Side parts) can be modulated by an envelope follower (attack, release, envelope amount) and the dynamics of the music signal as well as with a LFO (speed, depth and 4 waveforms). If you prefer a less altered signal, a Dry/Wet knob is available – you can use just 10% wet and 90% dry for more gentle effects, or use a 100% wet (Altered) signal for a short part of your song, for example in a breakdown, intro or outro. (using automation in your host application)

If you are creative enough, and prefer a new progressive sound in your music Mid-Side Envelope follower FX multi-filter+ will be your favorite tool of the trade.

G-Sonique Mid-Side Envelope Follower FX multi-filter+
G-Creative+ series: Mid-Side Envelope Follower FX multi-filter+

Mid-Side Envelope Follower FX multi-filter+ features

  • Mid (mono part of signal) and Side (stereo part) splitter, with the possibility to boost or attenuate each part. (side stereo signal can be boosted up to 5x).
  • 1x MID and 1x Side filter module with 9 different filters (G-Low pass, G-Band pass, G-High pass, Low pass, Band pass, High pass, Band reject, Peaking, Analog low pass, None).
  • 1x MID and 1x Side envelope follower (with attack, release, envelope amount control) that modulates the cutoff frequency of the filter.
  • 1x MID and 1x Side LFO (with speed and depth control and 4 waveforms: sine, saw-tooth, triangle, Square) that can additionally modulate cutoff frequency of the filter.
  • 1x Ring modulator Twist FX with knob for controlling amount of the effect from 0 to 100% on MID part.
  • 1x Analog Distortion effect with a warm sound on the SIDE part of the signal.
  • Dry/Wet knob of overall effect amount.
  • Preset manager with selected example presets.

The Mid-Side Envelope Follower FX multi-filter+ is available to purchase for the introductory price of 14 EUR (regular 18.90 EUR).

More information: G-Sonique / Mid-Side Envelope Follower

AudioTeknikk releases RedAmption v0.5 beta + Equilibre, MidSideMangler & GreenEugene updated

AudioTeknikk plugins

AudioTeknikk has released a beta version of RedAmption, a compressor effect plug-in for Windows.

RedAmption is a versatile and powerful compressor suited for many different tasks. It is designed to respond as a analog compressor would do. It also has four saturation/ distortion modes.

RedAmption v0.5 beta features

  • Switchable gain reduction/ input output meter.
  • Feed forward/ backward blend knob.
  • Feed forward feed backward / sidechain blend knob.
  • Tilt EQ knob to alter tone of envelope follower signal.
  • Threshold knob. 0…-24dBfs
  • Ratio knob. 1: 1.1…20
  • Attack knob. Time 0.1…100 ms
  • Release knob. Time 0.04…4 sec
  • Stereo, individual left right, mid or side processing buttons.
  • Four saturation mode buttons.
  • Dry/ wet blend knob.
  • Makeup gain knob.
  • Off/On switch.
  • Ctrl + left mouse click to default knobs.
  • Shift + left mouse click and drag to get precise knob movement.

AudioTeknikk has also updated equalizer effect Equilibre (formerly DoublePrecisionEqualizer), Mid/Side processor MidSideMangler, and GreenEugene, a saturation filter and distortion effect.

All AudioTeknikk VST plug-ins are available as freeware for Windows.

More information: AudioTeknikk