McDSP releases FutzBox Rack Extension for Reason

McDSP has announced it has released the FutzBox Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.

McDSP FutzBox RE

McDSP introduces one of the most popular music and post production tools for adding grit, distortion, and character to your audio for the Reason audio production platform!

The FutzBox Rack Extension plug-in is a collection of filtering, distortion, noise generation, and lo-fi effects, coupled with the ability to harness the sound from over 160 devices including walkie-talkies, telephones, radios, and more!

The FutzBox for Reason is available for purchase for $79 USD / 65 EUR through the Propellerhead Shop.

More information: McDSP / FutzBox RE

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Musicrow releases Radio FM free Reaktor ensemble

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Musicrow has announced the release of Radio FM, an authentic radio effect for Native Instruments Reaktor.

Musicrow FM Radio

FM Radio is a Reaktor Ensemble that is designed to make audio tracks and music sound as if they are played on the radio, including the typical reception disturbances, noises and sounds of switching between stations.

FM Radio produces lo-fi effects, and can be used as a lo-fi filter, swapping between clean and distorted radio sound.

Radio FM features

  • An authentic radio effect.
  • Unique tool for sound designing.
  • Transition between 13 ‘stations’, each with its own special tone.
  • Determine the radio noise level and the radio FM effect separately.

Radio FM is available to download at no charge.

Musicrow is also offering a 40% discount on its Golden Ensembles 3, a collection of 45 cutting-edge Reaktor ensembles. This Holiday Sale ends December 31st, 2014.

More information: Musicrow / Radio FM

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Audiomeals releases Talkie Box software

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Audiomeals has launched Talkie Box, a walkie-talkie, radio, and telephone voice designer software for Windows and Mac.

Talkie Box is a prototype “all-in-one” audio tool develop to create & design radio voice effects for films & games.

Talkie Box features

  • Walkie-Talkie Emulator: Includes distortion, 3-Band Parametric EQ, High Pass, Low Pass, BandStop and Resonance filters.
  • Radio-Telephone Emulator:
    • Limit your frequency bandwidth. Includes 3-Band Parametric EQ, Resonance & BandPass filters.
    • Dial Pad: Telephone Dial Pad with real sounds. Create your own dialing sounds sequence.
  • Noise Laboratory:
    • Design your own radio background noise and interferences sounds.
    • Up to 6 different noise signals. Control FM Gen parameters via XY Pad.
    • Includes High Pass & Low Pass filters and 3-Band Parametric EQ.
    • Noise Lab Sampler: Once the desired background noise has been designed, you can also trigger this noise as if it were a sampler via Noise Pad. Triggering envelope designer included.
  • Convolution Lab:
    • Design your own voice noisy sounds. Add some noise and bad reception sounds to your voice.
    • Input signal is convolved trough different noisy sound signals. Up to 6 different noisy sound signals. Control FM Gen parameters via XY Pad.
    • Includes a 3-Band Parametric EQ.
    • Input depending mode available. Allows activating or deactivating the convolution lab sound depending the input level.
    • For example, you can create some noisy voice sounds and activate them only when the input level is high, so you will only hear these sounds when your voice is louder, creating some interesting and realistic effects.
  • Sampler:
    • Up to 6 pre-loaded radio & walkie-talkie sounds available.
    • You can also load your own sample; triggering envelope designer.
    • Includes a 3-Band Parametric EQ.
    • Morse Code Test Tone Generator: Generate your own Morse Code messages.
  • Plug-in Strip Rack:
    • You can load up to 2 plug-ins (VST/AU) into the audio chain.
    • Serial & Parallel plug-in processing options.
    • Save & Load plug-in presets. Export .fxp files.
  • Master EQ: Includes a 3-Band Parametric EQ, High Pass & Low Pass filters.
  • Compressor: Add some compression or limiting to your audio signal.
  • Bitter: Add some extra distortion by reducing the sample rate.
  • Input & Output Routing: Send audio from any DAW/Audio Editor to TalkieBox or from TalkieBox to any software.
  • MIDI: MIDI Learn. Control any fader & sampler pad via MIDI device.
  • Recording:
    • 8/16/24/32-bits & WAV/AIFF Formats.
    • Simultaneously dry/wet recording mode available; it allows you to process again the original source content (your voice) to apply some edits or to create some variations before the final recording.
  • Audio Player: Play any file from your computer into Talkie Box.
  • Video Player: Play video files from your computer for better audio/video synchronization.
  • Preset Manager: Create your own presets. Store & recall the whole session data.

Talkie Box for Windows and Mac is available to purchase for $10 USD / 8 EUR.

More information: Audiomeals / Talkie Box

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Voltage Disciple releases IR Voltage Radio Sampler free Live pack

Voltage Disciple

Voltage Disciple has announced the release of IR Voltage Radio Sampler, a free Ableton Live instrument pack.

Voltage Disciple is updating its website and product range and will be shortly releasing some new products. To get things started why not start with some free stuff, we like free.

Get our IR Voltage Radio Sampler here

It replicates a radio scanning the atmosphere for mysterious numbers stations …Enjoy. Don’t forget to give us a like on Facebook while you are there.

The IR Voltage Radio Sampler pack is compatible with Live 9 and Live 9 Suite.

More information: Voltage Disciple / IR Voltage Radio Sampler

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echo | collective releases Squelch radio sound fx library for Kontakt

Echo Collective Squelch

echo | collective has launched Squelch, a full featured interactive radio instrument and sound effects library.

The Squelch sound library is a collection of 6 radios, walkie talkies, and CBs recorded both through the speakers and in some cases through the line outs. Each device served up a broad palette of static, beeps, clicks, squelches, and random idle chatter.

The Kontakt instrument is a unique performable radio device designed for experimentation and discovery of the broad palette of sounds. It also includes a classic spring reverb unit with a custom interface created from a Pioneer SR202W. See the Kontakt interface here.

These authentic radio recordings are useful in sound design/film applications and can be twisted out into musical and sound design effects.

Squelch features

  • 24 bit 96k metadata tagged wav files.
  • 93 unique recordings with hundreds of individual sounds.
  • 1.8 Gb of sound.
  • 1 really cool Kontakt unlocked .nki file.
  • .nki files require full version of NI Kontakt 4 or higher.

The sound library costs $15 USD.

More information: echo | collective / Squelch

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