VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 36

25th Jan 2012 | 15:42

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 36
Usual and unusual suspects

Compression, reverb, and EQ are all taken for another spin this week, while the instruments range from a plug-in that emulates ‘air-powered’ sounds to one that’s stuffed with vocal samples.

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VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 36
Mildon Studios Provoc Grader
PC/VST, $29

A new compressor that’s designed especially for vocals. The theory is that you can preserve natural dynamics by only applying compression to particular frequencies (via the Range Selector). Click here to see a video demo of Provoc Grader in action.

Buy or download demo of Mildon Studios Provoc Grader

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 36
Eventide Reverb 2016 and Omnipressor
PC, Mac/VST, AU, AAX, $149 and $99

Two new native plug-ins from Eventide: the Reverb 2016 features the algorithm from Eventide’s SP2016 hardware, while the Omnipressor is an emulation of the hardware double-knee compressor/limiter of the same name.

Buy or request demo of Eventide Reverb 2016 and Omnipressor

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 36
DUY Software Deep Analog EQ
Mac/VST, AU, RTAS, €199

“Where classic meets hi-tech,” is the tagline for this EQ plug-in, which is designed to combine an analogue-style sound with digital control. There are 10 bands, each of which offers nine bell modes, while 100 presets are included to get you going.

Buy or download demo of DUY Software Deep Analog EQ

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 36
Softrave Lady Anna Voice
PC/VST, €15

This quirky looking instrument contains 512 vocal sounds, effects, jokes and notes from Anna Pons, singer with Barcelona-based pop punk band Green Dragonfly. There are four banks, each of which contains 128 sounds, and these can be pitched and mixed together. Click here for a video demo.

Buy or download demo of Lady Anna Voice

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 36
SyncerSoft Freq Booster
PC/VST, €41

Designed to enrich your sound, this plug-in promises to create new harmonics without using EQ. It’s based on a psycho-acoustic algorithm that uses cross-modulation of harmonic operators to ‘impose’ new frequencies.

Buy or download demo of SyncerSoft Freq Booster

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 36
The Lower Rhythm Melodicon
PC/VST, $13.99

Taking inspiration from a number of ‘air-powered’ instruments, Melodicon can produce tones that are reminiscent of everything from the flute to the melodica. There are two oscillators plus vibrato, rotary and modulation effects.

Buy or download demo of The Lower Rhythm Melodicon


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