Plugin Boutique has announced an exclusive sale on the Mutronics Mutator by Softube, an effect plugin that creates mind boggling filter sweep effects on guitars, vocals, keyboards, drums, or any other sound source.

Mutator is essentially a super sweet stereo analog filter and an envelope follower, based on technology developed for analog synthesis in the 1960s. It’s fair to say that The Mutator is more of a creative tool than purely a mix tool.

Mutronics Mutator was an instant success when it came out in the early 1990’s and had an enormous impact of the sound from that decade. The Mutator can clearly be heard on records created by artists such as Radiohead, Beck, Daft Punk, The Chemical Brothers, Nine Inch Nails, Massive Attack and many more. But the Mutator was short lived. Production ceased abruptly when a vital component was discontinued by the component manufacturer. The original has since then only been available at auction sites, often at prices much higher than the original purchase price. Softube has worked closely with Mutronics to ensure that the plug-in captures every delicate detail of the original hardware.

Available for Windows and Mac in VST/VST3, AU and AAX formats, the Mutronic Mutator plugin is priced $49 USD until October 31st, 2021 (regular $149 USD).

More information: Softube