Boscomac releases Tremodraw for Reaktor

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Boscomac has announced the release of Tremodraw, a free tremolo effect for Native Instruments Reaktor.

Boscomac Tremodraw

Tremolo is an old effect generally favored by guitarists. On this type of effect, you can usually choose a waveform that modulates the volume, for example a sine wave or a square wave. Sometimes it’s just great, sometimes it is a bit monotonous. Therefore, there is Tremodraw! Yeah…

Tremodraw is a tremolo effect that allows the user to draw a complex pattern from multiple waveforms! The effect will give rhythm to your chords or arpeggios and will allow you to try the Euclidean rhythms. You can apply this effect to any source such as a piano or even cymbals…

Take your brushes, or rather your mouse and draw the pattern that suits you…

Tremodraw is available to download at no charge. Donations are appreciated.

More information: Boscomac / Tremodraw

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Moog intros Minifooger analog effects for guitar & bass

Moog Music has announced 5 new Minifooger analog effects pedals for guitar and bass.


The Minifoogers place legendary Moog quality, tone and versatility into a compact, rugged housing designed to withstand the tortures of touring and daily abuse.

Today we announce the launch of the Minifooger Analog Effects family – a series of compact – easy to use stomp boxes designed primarily for use with electric guitar and bass. Each Minifooger is housed in a rugged cast aluminum enclosure and features a 100% analog signal path, true bypass design, optional battery power, and a single expression pedal input that can also be controlled via CV.

The Minifooger Analog Effects family is launching with 5 compact stomp boxes – the MF Drive, MF Boost, MF Delay, MF Ring, and MF Trem. Each pedal is 100% analog, designed and hand assembled in Moog’s factory in Asheville, North Carolina and carries a US street price below $200. Two videos can be seen on our site featuring artists experimenting with the Minifoogers: Troy Van Leeuwen, guitarist for the band Queens of The Stone Age takes a more classic approach; and Xander Singh and Ian Hultquist of Passion Pit explores the other worldly side of the Minifoogers.

We are extremely pleased to introduce the Minifoogers and hope that guitar and bass players enjoy years of artistic expression with them.

Minifoogers Analog Effects

Minifooger Drive
  • The MF Drive (MSRP $179 USD) is a filter-based overdrive pedal employing a Moog Ladder Filter, boutique FET amplifiers, and OTAs in its drive section making it highly reactive to picking dynamics. The panel features a bi-polar tone control and sweepable filter that work dynamically with input gain to offer each player unique and customizable sounds that retain the core timbre of their instrument. A filter Peak switch shifts harmonic content to the filter’s cutoff position, adding new tonal creation and dirty wah performance possibilities not found in other drive pedals.
Minifooger Boost
  • The MF Boost (MSRP $149 USD) is a selectable topology boost pedal that allows the player to switch between an “articulate VCA” signal path and a “colored OTA” signal path. Each is tailored to deliver boutique amplifier sound and responsiveness from any guitar/amplifier combination. The design also imparts natural compression to an input signal, which brings out note articulation and significantly increases the performance of other effects pedals. When paired with an expression pedal, the MF Boost can be used as a tone enhancing volume pedal, sweepable-gain boost pedal, and VCA. The expression pedal input also provides access to higher gain values not available on the panel.
Minifooger Delay
  • The MF Delay (MSRP $209 USD) features 35mS-700mS of completely analog delay time. At shorter settings, repeats are fast and bright for creating classic slap-back and plate sounds. At medium and long settings the repeats become darker and naturally trail into reverb-like state. A Drive circuit allows the player to adjust the tone and feel of the MF Delay as well as overdrive the Bucket Brigade Delay line, and the input of a guitar amplifier for bigger sound and feel. Also, the expression pedal input is switchable between feedback for expressive swells and delay time for tape delay and chorus/flange effects.
Minifooger Ring
  • The MF Ring (MSRP $159 USD) is an analog ring modulator that is based on the world’s best selling Ring Mod, the Moogerfooger MF-102.  Its refined frequency range and tone voicing circuit add new-musical elements to ring modification, making it easy to dial in everything from octaves and choral dissonance to harmonic undertones and synthesized lead lines. The expression pedal input provides hands-free control of the Freq parameter for sound sweeps, pitch shifting effects, and playing between two scales on the fly.
Minifooger Trem
  • The MF Trem (MSRP $189 USD) is an analog tremolo pedal designed around a balanced modulator and Sub Audio VCO. This design creates a wide range of effects that are based on phase cancellation and addition. Players can create classic optical tremolo, hard tremolo, rotary effects and more that react dynamically to harmonic content. A variable Shape control interacts with Tone and Mix to craft subtle swells and gallops to rhythmic percussive, and swirling effects. When pushed, the MF Trem can also approach the beginnings of phasing and chorus. The expression pedal input adds control of the Speed parameter for hands-free swells and rotary effects.

The Minifooger pedals are available for preorder from all authorized Moog dealers. Shipping starts in October, 2013.

More information: Moog / Minifooger

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123creative.com releases Classic colored pedals 1

123creative.com has announced the release of Classic colored pedals 1, a collection of guitar pedal effects by G-Sonique.

Classic colored pedals 1 is collection of 4 classic yet very useable VST guitar effects: virtual guitar pedals / stompboxes, that was created in cooperation with G-Sonique engineers.

G-Sonique Classic colored pedals 1

Classic colored pedals 1 features

  • Stereo Delay SD-1: classic stereophonic delay with delay, feedback and mix knobs.
  • Blue Chorus CR-1: classic blue chorus with rate, depth and mix knobs.
  • Tremolo TR-1: gentle sounding sinus tremolo perfect for all mellow styles like folk, blues, jazz and others.
  • Noise gate NG-1: if you want to eliminate noise of your analog to digital converter (mostly audible if use distortion pedals which significantly multiply volume of input signal) or if you want to remove guitar acoustic reverberation/feedback use Noise gate NG-1. Noise gate release just signal which is louder than set level (by threshold knob), all quieter sounds are removed.

The plug-in pack for Windows (VST) costs 10.90 EUR.

More information: 123Creative / Classic colored pedals 1

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u-he releases Uhbik T & Runciter Rack Extensions + Bundle options

u-he has announced the release of Uhbik T and Runciter, two new Rack Extension effects for Propellerhead Reason.

u-he Uhbik T
Tremolo – but if you think that just means ‘volume wobble’ you haven’t tried the mother of all tremolos yet: Uhbik-T!

Our tremolo unit Uhbik-T is a general-purpose ‘rhythmicizer’ featuring linear or exponential gain modulation. But there’s much more: You can morph between user-defined patterns in the 11 x 16 grid, apply rhythmic lowpass filtering, add vibrato or Haas-delay spatial effects… tremolo redefined!

u-he Runciter
Runciter. Filter with parallel lowpass, bandpass and highpass outputs, resonance, controllable input overdrive and brick-wall fuzz.

Filters were always dramatic sound-shaping tools, one reason why they’re still so popular. But users today expect more than a simple resonant lowpass, so here’s RUNCITER! For classic wah-wah, add low- and highpass together then control cutoff from a MIDI pedal. Or max out the resonance and drive the input from -48db to 48dB for a vast range of effects… instant glittering sweeps or absolute filter mayhem!

Both Rack Extensions are available for the introductory price of $19 USD until June 16th, 2013 (regular $39 USD).

u-he has also launched the creative, modulation, and studio effects bundles, as well as the All of Uhbik bundle comprising all 9 effects in a discounted package.

More information: u-he / Rack Extensions

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Sinevibes releases Inertia & Cluster AudioUnit plugins

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Sinevibes has announced the release of the Inertia envelope sequencer and Cluster animated filter effect plug-ins for Mac. They replace the earlier Dynamo and Deep plugins, providing sleek new user interface graphics, plus multiple new features and enhancements.

Sinevibes Inertia

Inertia allows to add rhythmic motion to any instrument, slice, accent and shuffle drum loops, and bring life into static sounds.

Inertia runs a sequence of up to 32 envelopes, each with one of 8 different shapes. Thanks to adjustable speed, swing, time and lag, it takes no time to go from a simple tremolo pattern to really elaborate rhythmical modulation. Plus, you can store 8 separate sequences per each preset – for switching live or track automation.

Sinevibes Cluster

Cluster lets you apply intricate spectral transformations, re-engineer drum and percussion loops, and create colourful motion textures virtually out of anything.

This effect is smoothly cycling through a filter matrix with up to 32 steps, which includes low-pass, high-pass, band-pass and band-reject modes per each step. The filter slope is adjustable from soft -12 to extra-steep -48 dB/octave. Each sequencer step allows to select one of 8 envelope shapes for modulating the filter cutoff and resonance. Parameters such as speed, swing, time and lag are widely adjustable to precisely recreate the rhythmical feel you’re after. Just like with Inertia, eight separate sequences are stored in each preset.

Inertia and Cluster for Mac (AU) are available to purchase for $29 USD each.

More information: Sinevibes

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