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on Dec 14, 2011
Tonebytes has announced the release of Bundle 2012, a limited time discount on a collection of all Tonebytes plug-ins.
From 15 Dec 2011 to 15 Jan 2012 get all the plugins for only $30 in one bundle that includes:
- Reese Machine, a monophonic subtractive synthesizer optimized for creating deep, rich, vibrating bass for various kinds of electronic music, especially Drum’n’Bass, Speed Garage, Techstep, etc.
- Vocotron, combines the functions of a sampler and vocoder.
- Wowcoder, recreates a classical 16-band digital vocoder.
- Analog Noise, adds the sound and atmosphere of analog recordings to your tracks and mixes.
- Bend Box, software synthesizer that emulates a circuit-bending device.
- Get Lost, Singer! virtual effect plug-in which allows you to remove vocals from songs.
- Pedals, effect plug-in designed for processing electric guitar and bass.
More information: Tonebytes
Tonebytes has announced the release of Pedals, a VST effect plug-in for Windows, designed for processing electric guitar and bass.
For more convenience, Pedals’ GUI simulates real devices for sound processing: guitar pedals, amplifiers, speakers, etc. There are a total of 19 models of pedals, 2 amps, 7 speakers models and 3 rack units. These devices are not a copy of the real-life models, each with their own sound, but their working principles are identical.
With just a few clicks you can select a combination of effects and create the desired sound. You can even create extra mood by choosing floor material under the pedals: house parquet, metal garage floor or studio carpet.
Pedals is available as a freeware VST effect plug-in for Windows.
More information: Tonebytes / Pedals
ToneBytes and Softrave has released Analog Noise, an effect which adds the sound and atmosphere of analog recordings to your tracks and mixes.
The purpose of the plug-in is to add sounds typically found in the recordings of existing devices. For this goal, Analog Noise has 21 sound profiles, including the sound of magnetic tape with various coverings, the sound of vinyl records, and the sound of the signal of various tube and transistor devices, such as Hammond Sounder, Moog Liberation, Akai Ax-73, JVC MI-5000, etc.
With the help of the embedded equalizer, it is possible to either emphasize or mute those parts of the noise profile you want. The features of the equalizer are selected in such a way that it keeps its use of noise sounding natural.
A big range of noise level settings makes it possible to saturate the sound a little, or to greatly distort it. This allows Analog Noise to be used not only for adding effects to sound, but also as a source of the sound of different noises to be used in experimental styles of electronic music.
Analog Noise for Windows (VST) is available to purchase for $20 USD / 15 EUR.
More information: ToneBytes / Analog Noise
ToneBytes has released Wowcoder, a classical 16-band digital vocoder effect plug-in for Windows.
Wowcoder does not have an internal synthesizer: the modulator and carrier come from an external signal. This approach of using external synthesizers provides more varied and rich sounding timbres.
Additional tuning of timbre can be made by regulating the level of one of 16 frequency bands, as well as with the following knobs: attack, decay, bandwidth and whisper. In addition, the received signal can be processed by the effects section. There are three slots with five effects: chorus, crusher, distortion, reverb and compression.
The built-in preset manager makes it easy to save the settings and quickly access them or share them with other Wowcoder users.
In addition, VST automation and full MIDI Learning are supported.
Wowcoder is available to purchase for $14.95 USD. In addition Tonebytes has reduced the price for “Vocotron” to $14.95 USD.
More information: ToneBytes / Wowcoder
ToneBytes has announced the release of GLS!, a free effect plug-in for removing vocals.
It works on the principle of the central channel subtraction, where singer’s voiсe is usually located. In addition, the plug-in is able to preserve bass and drums, which are also often located in the center of the stereo space and may suffer along with the voice.
GLS! well suited for music with a good stereo separation and a dry vocal, slightly worse for the wet vocal, and not suitable for the mono tracks. However wet vocals can also be a bit muted by narrowing the stereo before processing.
Do not expect magic. GLS! will remove not only the voice: some other musical instruments or sounds may also disappear or corrupt, and the song loses stereo. But in some cases the result is quite acceptable.
GLS! is available to download as a freeware VST effect plug-in for Windows PC.
More information: ToneBytes / GLS!