VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 59

6th Feb 2013 | 15:30

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 59
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Winter NAMM 2013 may be fading into memory, but if you’re a music software fan, that doesn’t mean the end of the new releases. Read on for details of the most significant launches from the past few weeks.

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NEXT: Cakewalk CA-2A T-Type Level Amplifier

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 59
Cakewalk CA-2A T-Type Level Amplifier
PC, Mac/VST, AU, £79/€99/$99

Cakewalk has lifted this compressor/limiter out of its Sonar DAW and made it available to users of other production software. Using just a few simple controls you’re said to be able to achieve warm, smooth and natural sounding compression, and there’s a sidechain input, too. It’s also compatible with Sonar X2 Producer’s ProChannel.

Buy Cakewalk CA-2A T-Type Level Amplifier

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 59
PSP Audioware PSP PianoVerb2
PC, Mac/VST, AU, RTAS, $39 (introductory price)

An enhanced version of the freeware PianoVerb plug-in (which is still available, by the way), PianoVerb2 adds a new modulation section and the ability to set up multiple settings of time and damping and decay freezing. You’ll also find a high-pass filter section, independent dry/wet controls and a reverb tail freeze control.

Buy or download demo of PSP Audioware PSP PianoVerb2

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 59
Audiffex Multi Drive Pedal
PC, Mac/VST, AU, $19

Not so much a pedal as a collection of them, this first release in Audiffex’s Guitar Line series offers eight well-known drive pedals that are modelled on real hardware, taking into account every part of the original schematics.

Buy or download demo of Audiffex Multi Drive Pedal

VST/AU plug-in instrument/effect round-up: Week 59
Contralogic Blarg
PC/VST, $9.99 (introductory price)

Blarg offers three oscillators, each of which can be assigned to one of six available models. There’s also a formant filter bank, a waveshaper, dual multimode state-variable filters, built-in effects and extensive modulation options.

Buy or download demo of Contralogic Blarg


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