Audio Damage Intros Basic Software Synth For Mac, Windows

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Audio Damage has introduced Basic – a three-oscillator monophonic software synthesizer for Mac & Windows.

According to Audio Damage, Basic is designed with ease-of-use, low cost, and simplicity in mind, and offers ‘an aggressive tone and self-resonating filters that ‘scream’ when pushed’. Continue reading

The 11 Best Eurorack Synth Modules Of 2013

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Sound designer/composer Richard Devine shared his thoughts yesterday on the eleven best Eurorack synth modules of 2013 on Facebook. 

Why a top eleven list and not a top ten list? Maybe because it was an awesome year for modular gear?

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Audio Damage Intros Freqshift Eurorack Frequency Shifter Module

audio-damage-ADM04Audio Damage has introduced Freqshift – a Eurorack frequency shifter module.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

Unlike the more common pitch shifter, which raises or lower the pitch of a sound by some ratio (such as an octave or a fifth), frequency shifters add a specific frequency ( 321Hz, for example) to the signal and all of its harmonics. This alters the timbre of the sound in a manner unlike other familiar effects processors.

Freqshift replaces complex analog circuitry with calibration-free digital processing, delivering a frequency shifter in a compact, flexible, but economically priced Eurorack module.

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Cheap, High-Quality Reverb Audio Shoot-Out

Mixing/mastering studio Submersible Studios created this audio comparison of several cheap, but high-quality software audio reverbs.

The audio comparison includes two from VallhallaDSP, AudioDamage’s Eos, and the stock Logic Platinumverb (and the convolution ‘verb Space Designer for comparison). The audio embed includes tags that indicate the individual reverb and setting.  Continue reading

Audio Damage Intros Mangleverb

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Audio Damage has introduced Mangleverb, a new audio effect for Mac & Windows.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

Mangleverb has an updated version of the reverb algorithm from our long-deceased Deverb plug-in, along with our most popular analog filter model, an incredibly sophisticated LFO and envelope follower, sidechain input, a full I/O section, and just in case you want to replace your tweeters, a feedback knob. In short, the question isn’t ‘what does it do?’ but rather ‘what doesn’t it do?’

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