VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 31

1st Dec 2011 | 16:57

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 31
A creative quartet

This week’s four plug-ins put slightly different spins on existing concepts: read on to find out more.

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VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 31
Prominy V-Metal
PC, Mac/VST, AU, RTAS, $199

A virtual electric guitar plug-in designed for metal musicians, this Kontakt-powered instrument weighs in at over 10GB and contains around 26,000 samples. It enables you to play hammer-ons, pull-offs, trills and the like, and promises “incredible real-time playability”. The above price is an introductory one.

Buy Prominy V-Metal

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 31
SoundRadix Surfer EQ
PC, Mac/VST, AU, $129

An EQ plug-in that tracks the pitch of your instrument or vocal track and adjusts the EQ frequency accordingly and in real-time. We’re told that there’s no need for endless tweaking: it just works. The four-mode harmonic filter is billed as another feature highlight.

Buy or download demo of SoundRadix Surfer EQ

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 31
Minimal System Instruments Nebula Space Reverb
PC/VST, £19.99

Something of a labour of love for Minimal System, this plug-in can be used to create not just standard reverb effects, but also atmospheric sounds. In fact, we’re told that these can be generated from something as simple as a single drum hit, and you’re also recommended to let it go to work on loops.

Buy or download demo of Minimal System Instruments Nebula Space Reverb

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 31
Applied Acoustics Systems Chromaphone
PC, Mac/VST, AU, $169

Another physical modelling instrument from AAS, this one focuses on creative percussion. In fact, you can use it to create drum, percussion, string and synth-like sounds, which are said to be expressive and responsive. The price listed above is an introductory one.

Buy or download demo of Applied Acoustics Systems Chromaphone


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