Soundtoys, a developer of audio effects and processing software for Mac & Windows, has launched a new video series, Process, that looks at the creative process of musicians and audio professionals.
The first video in the series features Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails discussing their creative process and their use of effects in live performances. Continue reading
Unfiltered Audio has introduced Sandman, a new delay and loop-mangler that they describe as ‘the delay of your dreams’.
Sandman blends many time-manipulation paradigms into one interface, giving you the ability to use it as a traditional delay, a flanger, a granulator, a wavetable oscillator, or something completely different. A modulation system lets you keep everything animated, while a special de-clicking algorithm is designed to ensure that your loops are mix-ready. Continue reading
AudioThing has introduced Phase Motion – a new phaser plug-in, featuring up to 16 phasing stages.
The Rate can be adjusted in Hertz or it can be synced to the host/DAW tempo. You can choose from 5 waveforms (sine, triangle, saw, square, random s&h) to modulate the phase, and you can tweak Depth and Feedback to range from classic vintage phaser sounds to extreme digital modulations.
For even more phase modulation effects it is also possible to invert the modulation phase for one channel of a stereo signal. Continue reading
Developer Michael Tyson, creator of A Tasty Pixel’s Loopy and one of the guys behind AudioBus, has announced plans for a new ‘amazing’ version of Loopy. Continue reading
Cycling ’74 has released Max 7, the latest version of their visual programming system for audio and video.
Cycling ’74 calls Max 7 a ‘visual programming language for media.’ It works on Mac (OS 10.7+) and Windows (7+), and supports a wide variety of hardware.
Here are the details: Continue reading
Sinevibes has introduced Singularity – a new type of delay effect for OS X.
It starts with a tempo-synchronised feedback delay line, capable of true stereo panning, and its tail is then sent into three effect units connected in series. Each of these processors includes a selection of different algorithms: from filters, phasers and choruses to digital- and analog-style distortion, frequency shifter and granulator.
In addition to all this, Singularity has four modulation generators for parameter animation – all of which lets you create extremely sophisticated, out-of-this-world delay and echo effects. Continue reading
Developer Savelii Kaliupanov has released Deregulator 2, a major update that introduces a cleaner UI, MIDI control, Audiobus 2.x and IAA support and more.
Deregulator is an audio processing app with 3 FX modules, Echo, Delay and Reverb. You can randomize each of the module’s settings dynamically.
You can even randomize the randomizers, allowing you “to journey into unusual and very cool sonic territory.” Continue reading
Utami has released Geisterwelt – a spectral sampler and visualizer for Ableton Live/Max For Live.
Geisterwelt lets you simultaneously create music and responsive HD video, with nothing more than a MIDI controller, a keyboard, or mouse.
Here’s a video intro: Continue reading