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Tone2 releases Dance & Trance Expansion
Tone2 has released Dance & Trance Expansion, an expansion pack for Gladiator 2, designed by professional sound designers: Markus Feil, Bastiaan van Noord, Bryan ‘Xenos’ Lee, Alusio de Lima, Dajan Izzo, Massimo Bosco, Marco Scherer and Patchen Preston.
Dance & Trance adds a large number of exciting new features and a collection of 324 ingeniously programmed sounds by professional sound designers. It is suitable for a wide range of genres including Dance, Trance, House, Electronica, Ambient, Disco, Synthpop, Drum & Bass, Breakbeat, Industrial, IDM and Techno. It’s a must have if you’re looking for new sounds, or want to expand Gladiator with more features.
Dance & Trance Expansion features
- 324 inspiring, unique presets aimed at miscellaneous genres of electronic music.
- Eight additional filter types: LP Dirty1, LP Dirty2, LP Voca1, LP Voca2, BP Moog, EQ Wide, Allpass and Comb-.
- Two additional distortion types: Asymmetric and Soft saturation.
- A new waveshaper with formant like characteristics.
- Stereo Trance Gate: featuring 22 patterns for rhythmic gate effects.
- Reverb Ultra: reverb ultra uses a new high-quality reverb algorithm, its soft and diffuse sound make it especially suitable for larger rooms and sculpting the proper ambience.
- Three reflection effects: early reflection, reverse reflection and gated reflection.
- Aliaser: a LoFi retro-effect that works by mirroring the signal’s spectrum at the cutoff frequency.
- Stereo Enhance: a stereo width effect, equipped with a High-Shelf filter to expand the stereo field, while keeping the lower frequencies intact.
Dance & Trance Expansion is available to purchase for 49 EUR.