Sinevibes Array 3.0 Spectral Sequencer For OS X Now Available


Sinevibes has released Array 3.0, an updated version of its Audio Unit effect plugin for spectral animation.

Array filters the incoming audio into eight separate bands and allows you to individually pass or mute them in a rhythmical fashion, essentially working as a gate sequencer in the frequency domain. With macro controls for multiple parameters, Array is a quick yet capable tool for all kinds of spectral effects – morphed, stepped, strobed or glitched.

Array displays a live audio waveform on each filter band and allows to operate on it directly, giving you a true “what you see is what you get” workflow. Continue reading

New Plug-ins By Softube, Sonnox, & Brainworx Available For UAD-2 & Apollo Interfaces


Universal Audio has released three new direct developer plug-ins for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces — the Brainworx bx_digital V3 EQ Collection, Sonnox Oxford Envolution, and the Marshall JMP 2203 Guitar Amplifier, developed by Softube.

All three plug-ins are part of UAD Software v8.5, now available for download at the UA Online Store. Continue reading

Diego Stocco’s ‘A Fistful Of Leaves’ Shows You How To Score With The Sound Of A Leafblower

Sound designer Diego Stocco has created a new video, A Fisttul of Leaves, that demonstrates how to transform the sound of a leaf blower into a complete track.

At the 2016 NAMM Show, Stocco was demoing the Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere and how it lets import and use your own audio samples.

As an example, he used a sound that he says “has been tormenting my life,” his “sonic enemy,”  the “infernal machine that ruins the life of many musicians” – a noisy leaf-blower. Continue reading

Air Music Tech Releases Creative Collection FX in AU/VST

AIR-CreativeCollectionPlusAir Music Technology has announced the release of their Creative Collection FX in AU/VST formats. Included as part of Pro Tools since PT v8, the Air Creative Collection has been featured in many film, game and music projects of the last decade.

The collection features 20 premier audio plug-ins, which were previously a Pro Tools exclusive, including reverbs, compressors, equalizers, delays, filters and more. Additionally, in the Premier Creative Collection FX Plus edition, Air Music Tech has added eight all-new FX.
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iZotope Releases Free Delay & Vinyl Effects Plugins

iZotope_Vinyl_pluginiZotope has released two audio effects as free downloads.

The first, Vinyl, is an updated version of tehir free vinyl simulation plug-in. By emulating the characteristics of vintage records and record players, Vinyl is the ultimate lo-fi weapon for anyone looking to add the dirty, dusty feel of a different era to their sound. Continue reading

Acid Diode Ladder Filter Rack Extension Based On TB-303


Primal Audio has released ACID – an analog-modeled low-pass filter Rack Extension, based on the characteristic diode ladder filter design from the vintage Roland TB-303 synthesizer.

ACID extends the original filter with an envelope follower, resulting in a versatile unit capable of many types of effects, from gentle overdrive and adding some bite to samples to transforming dull synth sequences into bubbly, acidy riffs.

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