Puremagnetik has announced the release of PitchSwitch, a new Max for Live device which allows you to repitch and reshape anything in Ableton Live.
Developed in conjunction with Max for Cats, Puremagnetik has released PitchSwitch – an inspiring device that creatively reshapes incoming audio.
Whether you are a studio-based sound designer or a touring live performer, PitchSwitch transforms your clips in unexpected, yet consistently musical ways.
- Step Sequence
- Sequence up to 8 steps of varying pitch modulations.
- Select from a variety of sequencing modes including random, forwards and backwards.
- Transient Sequence
- Use your clip transients to control the sequence steps.
- Adjust transient density, sensitivity and more.
- Push Ready
- PitchSwitch controls map instantly to Ableton Push.
- Immediate, hands-on control in the studio or on stage.
PitchSwitch is available for purchase for the introductory price of $9 USD through September 5th, 2014. Requires Ableton Live 9.1 and higher with Max for Live.
More information: Puremagnetik / PitchSwitch
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Zynaptiq has announced the availability of ZAP, a bundle comprising four of its effect plug-ins.
Restore your sound’s natural frequency response with UNFILTER, remove reverb and masking effects with UNVEIL, get rid of the most objectionable types of codec/denoiser artifacts with UNCHIRP, and change the pitches inside of mixed music on the fly with PITCHMAP.
All in real-time, a lightning fast workflow, and with award-winning quality. Add the cutting edge of audio processing to your toolkit with proven solutions no one else can match.
The ZAP Bundle is available for purchase for $1099 USD / EUR 999 (incl. 19% VAT). Previous customers of UNVEIL, UNFILTER or PITCHMAP can upgrade to the ZAP Bundle by paying the difference of the list price.
More information: Zynaptiq / ZAP Bundle
WOK has launched Instretch and Brakeback Mangler, two free effect plug-ins for Windows.
Instretch is an instant extreme time stretcher. It will record audio for up to 30 seconds and then play it back up to 100 times slower with selectable pitch. Also manual “riding” thru the sample with endless hold of a grain is possible.
Brakeback Mangler is an audio mangler for tapestop/reverse/delay effects. It includes a tape-stop effect, a reverse playback unit, an instant non-stop reverse sound faker and a stereo delay with filter, overdrive and forward/backward/pingpong/panner extras.”
Both plug-ins are released as part of the KVR Developer Challenge 2014. They are available to download in Windows VST format.
More information: WOK
zplane.development has released version 1.3.3 of Elastique Pitch, the pitch shifter plug-in for Windows and Mac.
Elastique Pitch is the real time pitch shifting solution for RTAS, VST and AU. Powered by zplane’s élastique Pro pitch shifting engine which is used by millions of end users around the world, the plugin ensures the highest, program independent pitch shifting quality.
Changes in Elastique Pitch v1.3.3
- New: pressing alt & mouse click on a slider, the ball or inside the main field resets pitch and/or timbre, according to the link parameter.
- Fixed: EP did not always get the keyboard focus in some hosts.
- Fixed: space bar was not forwarded to host.
- Fixed: EP crashed when not supported sample rates (currently below 11kHz) were used.
Elastique Pitch for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available to purchase for 149 EUR including VAT. The update is free for all registered users and can be downloaded from the user accounts.
More information: zplane / Elastique Pitch
de la Mancha has announced that its unstable pitch modulation effect plug-in is now available as freeware.
unstable likes to mess around with your audio pitch, with 3 subtle pitch modulation modes to simulate the unpredictable but lovable pitch instability of an old tape machine or an analogue synth.
It doesn’t only do subtle though, you can also put it in ‘insane’ mode if you’d rather just FSU
The plug-in is available as freeware for Windows (VST).
More information: de la Mancha / unstable
zplane.development has released version 2.1.0 of vielklang, the instant harmony & advanced pitch editing plug-in for Windows and Mac.
vielklang Instant Harmony generates harmonies with 2-4 voices. It is packed with musical intelligence and music theory: it detects the best fitting harmonies for each individual input melody, and automatically synthesizes up to four voices with the voices not merely running in parallel but with their voicings selected to sound most natural (voice leading).
The advanced pitch editing controls (full version only!) give you fast and easy access to pitch, timing, vibrato control, formant shift, and to many more editing options.
Changes in vielklang v2.1.0
- Multi output bug in Sonar [fixed].
- UI bug in Sonar [fixed].
- Cubase7 mac crash [fixed].
- MIDI note off issue when jumping/looping [fixed].
- MIDI output has also been re-engineered.
vielklang for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) is available for purchase for $149 USD / 100 EUR plus VAT. The upgrade is free of charge for all registered users.
More information: zplane / vielklang
WOK has announced Stretcha, a free sample stretching playback plug-in for Windows.
Open Stretcha like a VST instrument in your host. You need to LOAD a WAV-file and press PLAY to hear it. POS should be AUTO for the first tries for automatic playback seek.
All controls have a hint text, are automatable and CC controllable.
Stretcha for Windows (VST) is available as a free download from the WOK Facebook page.
More information: WOK / Stretcha (Facebook)