Isotonik Studios has released Freak-Q, an equalizer like Max for Live device specialized on sound design.

Following up on the MultiClip Editor for Ableton Live, Chaos Culture is back with a 2048-band Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) based audio processor.

Freak-Q is at its most basic of description an Equaliser, thats about where the similarity ends though as instead of creating filters for a set number of bands Freak-Q has 2048 of them based on Fast Fourier Transformation. With 2048 bands to play with the device comes into it’s own when you start to automate things, as you can hear in the video even the most basic of sounds can be transformed by this MaxforLive device.

With four individual curves summed into the master you can quickly see and hear the results. Each of the 4 available curve modules are identical. The curve editor is on the left and on the right you can find automatable parameters that modify the curve in different ways. The amount, offset and scale parameters are being updated in audio rate to allow the highest precision possible. With that you can draw very quick spikes and movements to create and shape transients.

Freak-Q is available for £19.99 excl. VAT.

More information: Isotonik Studios