NexusUI is not a ‘canned solution’, but is a set of components that can be used to build custom interfaces.
Bitsonic has released Cannabis vocoder for WIndows - a ‘funny plugin’ that they say can completely change the sound of your vocal track.
The mono version is an effect plugin, meaning it works as a VST effect, rather than as an instrument. Using the effect on the vocal track, the software automatically tracks the tune of the vocal track, and calculates the pitch of the changed sound as well.
The poly version is a VST instrument application, where you can load the vocal track into the software and, using, the MIDI channel you can use it as a polyphonic vocoder.
Here’s a demo of Cannabis in action: Continue reading
SineVibes has released Atom - a free filter effect for OS X with focus on dynamic, tempo-synchronised modulation.
According to SineVibes, Atom allows you to easily create lively, elaborate filter effects that work perfectly for pretty much any kind of input source. Continue reading
Glitchmachines has introduced Hysteresis, a free glitch delay effect plug-in, for Mac & Windows, geared toward creating ‘robotic artifacts and abstract musical malfunctions’.
Hysteresis features a delay effect with stutter, lowpass filter and modulation effects thrown into the feedback signal path.
Here’s what they have to say about Hysteresis: Continue reading
California contemporary jazz band Utopian Dreams has released a collection of free VST plugins for Windows.
The VST’s include:
De La Mancha has released Scylla – a 32 bit Windows VST instrument – as a free download.
Scylla is capable of sample playback, combined with subtractive synthesis, to produce a wide variety of sonic possibilities, ranging from lush pads, soundscapes and effects, leads and bass. Continue reading
These videos, by Mark Harris, demonstrate using the free EigenD as a ‘super-flexible’ VST host. Continue reading
De La Mancha has re-released unstable – a VST for Windows that they say ‘likes to mess around with your audio pitch’ – as a free download.
It features 3 subtle pitch modulation modes to simulate the unpredictable pitch instability of an old tape machine or an analogue synth.
They note, “It doesn’t only do subtle though, you can also put it in ‘insane’ mode if you’d rather just FSU.” Continue reading