Defective Records Software Releases Major Malfunction Version 1.5

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Defective Records Software has announced Major Malfunction version 1.5, a new version of its Mac OS X realtime audio plugin for Ableton Live. Major Malfunction is designed to let you “mangle, glitch and FSU”.

You can preview what MM’s FSU sounds like below; more examples at the Defective site.

Major Malfunction is US $15; a demo version is available.

New Features in version 1.5:

  • New effects: distortion, vocoder, slow down, & silence
  • New enhancements to gate effect
  • New master multipass filter
  • New click reduction
  • New “effect gapping”
  • New clock multiplier
  • New randomize and evolve functions for effects
  • Grid state & all parameters now saved with Live session
  • Improved preset management
  • Improved automation support
  • New ability to turn hints on/off
  • New undo feature
  • Now works correctly with Novation automap controllers
  • Now supports multiple instances of plugin in one Live session
  • Efficiency improvements “under the hood”
    Small bug fixes

System Requirements:

  • Mac G4 667 MHz or better; both PowerPC and Intel architectures supported (Universal Binary)
  • Mac OS 10.3.9 or greater
  • Ableton Live, v4 or greater (earlier versions may work fine, but not tested)
  • Cycling ’74 Pluggo, Pluggo Jr, or Pluggo Runtime, v3.6.1 or greater (Pluggo Runtime provided free if required)
    Major Malfunction v1.5 costs $15 (USD) and is available now; it is a free update to registered v1.0 users. A free demo is also available.

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