Waves Intros Cobalt Saphira Harmonics Shaping Tool

cobalt-saphiraWaves Audio is now shipping Cobalt Saphira – an advanced harmonics shaping tool that lets you add rich harmonics to your tracks in order to give them analog musicality, depth and “glue.”

According to Waves, Cobalt Saphira gives you an unprecedented level of digital control over different aspects of the harmonics you are adding:

  • Edge and Warmth – for separately controlling and balancing even and odd harmonics
  • 4-band EQ – for separately shaping the frequency spectrum of each type of harmonics
  • Harmonics modes – seven different modes, with graphical representation so you can see the changes in harmonic structure
  • Tape – five tape speeds for adding wow-and-flutter modulation in order to give your tracks extra musicality and depth

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Spektro Audio Updates CV Toolkit, Intros New Module Pack

cv-toolkit-closeupSpektro Audio has made several updates to it CV Toolkit – its set of software modules that you can use with hardware modular synths.

The updates include:

  • CV Toolkit 2.1 update which fixes a couple of bugs and adds some minor enhancements
  • A new module pack called Beats which includes 5 virtual modules (Binary Sequencer, Clock Quartet, Gate Sequencer, Sequential Rhythms and VC Random Gates) focused on creating gate / trigger sequences.
  • The new CV Toolkit 2 – Complete Bundle which includes all the main software and all the module packs available to date for U$39.99

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Positive Grid Releases BIAS FX Desktop Cross-Platform Guitar Amp and Effects Processor


Positive Grid, creator of BIAS Amp guitar amp modeler, has released BIAS FX Desktop, the world’s first cross platform guitar amp-and-effects processor for Mac and Windows.

Because BIAS FX Desktop is compatible with BIAS FX Mobile for iOS, users can sync settings and presets across Mac, Windows and iOS devices.  Continue reading

VirSyn Tap Delay Brings Tape Echo ‘Into The 21st Century’

tap-delayVirSyn has introduced Tap Delay – a new iOS effect app that combines the sound of vintage tape echo machines with a modern, step sequencer-like tapped delay engine, which they say ‘continues the tradition of the tape echo machines into the 21st century’.

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Glitchmachines Intros Cryogen Buffer Effects Processor


Glitchmachines has introduced Cryogen, a modular buffer effects processor designed to generate robotic artifacts and abstract musical malfunctions.

Cryogen features dual buffer effects, dual multimode filters with morphable modes and dual bit crusher effects. Cryogen is capable of generating everything from subtle glitches to stunning signal mutations. Continue reading

Sector Updated With MIDI Control & More


Developer Jonatan Liljedahl has updated Sector – a beat-sequencing app for iOS – to version 1.1.

Here’s what’s new in Sector v1.1:

  • MIDI Control to trigger sectors or switch between memory slots
  • MIDI Clock Slave mode
  • Listen to MIDI Machine Control start/stop messages
  • New special silent WRP shape to mute sectors or add rests
  • Design tweaks for WRP page
  • IAA app switcher on iOS8
  • New Sync Settings menu page with Follow IAA Host settings
  • Allow turning off IAA clock sync for broken hosts
  • Include WRP reverse toggle in randomization
  • Bugfixes and tweaks

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