Voxengo has released its new creative dynamic noise-floor padding effect CRTIV Shumovick, a plugin that is most effective on beats and synth sounds used in electronic music production.

Voxengo CRTIV Shumovick

The noise-floor effect created by this plug-in is correlated to the spectral content of the sound being processed. As a result, on beats, this creates mellow noise bursts that make bassdrum sounds a lot softer, with a bit of stereo-field enhancement effect.

On synths, on the other hand, such noise-floor effect may boost the power and density of the sound. Shumovick can be also effective when used on sterile-sounding basslines where it can add a bit of “pillowy” noise background. In practice, Shumovick can be also used on acoustic drum buses adding “vintage” feel and aggression to them. Shumovick is, however, not as effective when used on full mixes, but can be also used on full mixes in some music genres.

CRTIV Shumovick is a relatively CPU-demanding effect plug-in, so it requires a higher-end computer processor for a comfortable use. However, the CPU requirements can be lowered by adjusting plug-in’s processing band count.

CRTIV Shumovick features

  • Noise-floor signal envelope controls.
  • Noise-floor signal equalization.
  • Selectable processing band count.
  • 64-bit floating point processing.
  • Preset manager.
  • Undo/redo history.
  • A/B comparisons.
  • Contextual hint messages.
  • All sample rates support.
  • Zero processing latency.
  • User interface color schemes.
  • Resizable interface.
  • Retina and HighDPI support.

CRTIV Shumovick is available in VST, AU and AAX plugins formats for $39.95 USD.

Voxengo has also recently updated the HarmoniEQ parametric, harmonically-enhanced equalizer plugin.

Version 2.6 fixes the behavior of the “Inv” function’s and the “Very Soft” harmonic mode. It also makes the “Clean” harmonic mode even cleaner. HarmoniEQ costs $59.95 USD and the update is free to current users.

More information: Voxengo