Unfiltered Audio update G8 to v1.1

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Unfiltered Audio has released version 1.1 of G8, a major update to the dynamic gate effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Unfiltered Audio G8

G8 is a high-quality noise gate with many tricks up its sleeve. It is both a professional dynamics workstation and an experimental amplitude effect.

Use it for noise reduction, AM/granular synthesis, bouncing ball rhythm programming, tremolo, trajectory panning, transient shaping, and much, much more.

Changes in G8 v1.1

  • Audition Mode! You can now listen to your sidechain inside of Expert Mode, including any mixing and filtering applied to the four channels.
  • True zero latency. G8 originally used one sample of delay. We re-wrote a significant portion of the DSP to achieve this, but G8 will sound exactly the same!
  • All latency reporting bugs fixed. We had one or two reported crashes in Cubase when sudden Lookahead changes occurred. Those are gone. In addition, G8’s latency reporting was often off by a sample or two. Now it’s 100% accurate. If you sum G8’s output with a phase-inverted copy, you’ll get complete silence, no matter your lookahead setting.
  • True bypass mode. For hosts that support the VST bypass standard (Cubase, etc.), G8 will now report its latency during this mode. You can now automate G8’s host bypass without any artifacts.
  • Display bugs fixed. You can close G8’s interface and re-open it, and your display settings will be maintained.
  • Interface improvements. These are back-ported from improvements made with Sandman. You can now double-click any knob to reset it to a default value. We swapped positions of the LP and HP sidechain filter to better fit the standard placements.

G8 for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available for purchase for $49.99 USD.

More information: Unfiltered Audio / G8 Dynamic Gate

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Unfiltered Audio announces Thanksgiving Sale on plug-ins

Unfiltered Audio has announced a Thanksgiving Sale on all of its products.

Unfiltered Audio Thanksgiving Sale

From November 26th – December 3rd, you can buy their highly acclaimed AU/VST plug-ins Sandman and G8 Dynamic Gate for a great price!

  • Sandman Delay/Looper: $14.99 (25% off)
  • G8 Dynamic Gate: $24.99 (50% off)

These deals are available directly through their website or through external dealers.

In addition, all of their Rack Extensions will be available through the Propellerhead Store at discounted rates:

  • Renoun Reverb: $19 (33% off)
  • G8 Gate: $19 (33% off)
  • Yoko Band-Splitter: $9 (50% off)

The sale ends December 3rd, 2014.

More information: Unfiltered Audio

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Unfiltered Audio releases Sandman delay & looper plugin

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Unfiltered Audio has launched Sandman, a delay and loop-mangler capable of creating beautiful, dreamlike ambient textures or busy, hyper-stuttered glitch beats.

Unfiltered Audio Sandman

Sandman blends many time-manipulation paradigms into one inviting interface, giving you the ability to use it as a traditional delay, a flanger, a granulator, a wavetable oscillator, or something completely different.

A feature-packed modulation system keeps everything animated, while a special de-clicking algorithm ensures that your loops are mix-ready.

Sandman features

  • “Sleep” mode freezes your delay buffer, creating locked loops. Loops can be further manipulated by changing the start and end points or manipulating the buffer size.
  • Variable Sample Rate expands your delay times (up to eight minutes!) while enabling amazing creative possibilities. Use it to repitch a frozen buffer, add a bit of grittiness and warmth to a delay line, or simply decimate everything.
  • Wide-ranging tempo-syncable delay times (down to 5 milliseconds). At its smallest settings, you can use Sandman as a flanger, a wavetable oscillator, a micro-delay, or to turn percussion into string tones.
  • Dual LFOs with bipolar modulation destinations. Keep your loops from going stagnant and explore some wild modulation opportunities.
  • Optional de-clicking algorithm makes your loops invisible. You can automate this algorithm’s state, giving you glitchy clicks and cuts when you want them.
  • Feedback filtering helps you control more intense patches or add a bit of murk to your loops.
  • Intelligent “Lock” modes keep your delay length and loop lengths intact, even with a modulated sampling rate.
  • “Dirt” switch adds some nastiness to the heart of the delay line for that extra-vintage feel.
  • Preset locks allow you to keep specific parameters frozen on preset change.
  • DRM Free. When you buy it, you own it. No serial numbers, dongles, or forced internet connections.
  • Steam Cloud Support means that if you use G8 Gate through Steam, all of your presets will be automatically backed up to the cloud and synced between your computers. Every purchase of G8 includes a Steam Key. If you are unfamiliar with Steam, please see Steam’s homepage.

Sandman for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available for purchase for the introductory price of $14.99 USD until November 21st, 2014 (regular $19.99 USD).

More information: Unfiltered Audio / Sandman

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Unfiltered Audio releases G8 Dynamic Gate plugin

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Unfiltered Audio has announced the release of G8 Dynamic Gate, a gate effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Unfiltered Audio G8

G8 is a high-quality noise gate with many tricks up its sleeve. It is both a professional dynamics workstation and an experimental amplitude effect.

Use it for noise reduction, AM/granular synthesis, bouncing ball rhythm programming, tremolo, trajectory panning, transient shaping, and much, much more.

G8 Dynamic Gate features

  • “Cycle” and “One-shot” gating modes give you the ability to use G8 as a stutter effect, AM/granular, or tremolo.
  • Customizable MIDI inputs and outputs allow you to trigger G8 from MIDI clips or to synchronize instruments to G8 for drum replacement or groove extraction. Combined with G8’s alternative gating modes, you can create intricate rhythms, bouncing ball effects, or MIDI clips with granular trigger patterns. Synchronize two instances of G8 over MIDI for the ultimate customizable sidechain.
  • “Reject” Outputs allow you to hear the audio that gets blocked by the gate. Use this innovative feature to create amplitude-dependent effect chains.
  • “Flip mode” swaps the regular outputs with the Reject Outputs. Use G8 as a strange compressor, or remove grains from your audio.
  • Expert Mode contains an advanced routing, amplitude, and filtering matrix for each channel, as well as individual input monitors for up to 4 channels. Use this to clean up the analysis input with even more precision, or to create unpredictable gating polyrhythms.
  • Sidechain support (in select hosts, please see the compatibility list for more information).
  • Independent Analysis Gain and Output Gain controls eliminate the frustration of balancing your mix with your ideal analysis level.
  • RMS and Peak style metering selection ensures that you will always have the right tool for the job.
  • Lookahead control with accurate latency reporting to the host.
  • Wet/Dry control for parallel gating, compression, or expansion. The dry signal is latency-compensated to prevent any unwanted phase issues.
  • Variable Reduction controls the depth of the gating, from full silence to barely-there disturbances.
  • Hysteresis and Hold parameters to prevent “chatter” or unwanted dropouts.
  • Locking modes allow you to keep specific parameters frozen on preset change.
  • DRM Free. When you buy it, you own it. No serial numbers, dongles, or forced internet connections.
  • Steam Cloud Support means that if you use G8 Gate through Steam, all of your presets will be automatically backed up to the cloud and synced between your computers. Every purchase of G8 includes a Steam Key.

The plug-in is available for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) for the introductory price of $39.99 USD until May 13th, 2014 (regular $49.99 USD).

More information: Unfiltered Audio / G8 Dynamic Gate

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Unfiltered Audio releases G8 Dynamic Gate Rack Extension

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Unfiltered Audio has launched G8, a dynamic gate Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.

Unfiltered Audio G8 Dynamic Gate
G8 version 1.1 features “hysteresis”, which gives G8 a “bottom threshold” that your sound must pass below before the gate closes back up.

G8 is a high-quality noise gate with many advanced and useful features, including CV control over everything, Hysteresis, a Reject Output, a Flip Mode, and more. Without a doubt, G8 is the most fully featured noise gate available for Reason.

Use it for noise removal, transient shaping, amplitude-dependent effects routing, glitchy rhythms, and much more. A large number of presets and combinator patches will get you started!

The G8 Rack Extension is available to purchase for 25 EUR.

More information: Unfiltered Audio / G8 Dynamic Gate

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