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Wavepeek – FREE Max4Live Synthesizer

Wavepeek – FREE Max4Live Synthesizer Today we’re sharing a FREE Max4Live device with Y’all made by the developer Dirk de Bruin. We’ve included the video of the beta version of the synth in action so you could an idea of what it sounds like before you download, but take it from us – this synth is dope. In an era where waveshaping plugins like Massive and Serum rule the studios, Wavepeek is an amazing contender provider FOR FREE PEOPLE. It’s FREE. The interface is colourful and pretty but not at the cost of simplicity. It’s pretty easy to follow with 4 oscillators that you can shape and mix together. After playing around with it for a few minutes I could already tell I would be returning to this device A LOT. It has character without the need for further processing, but if you choose to then it will easily stand above other plugins you’ve …

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Lazerwave – FREE Waveshaping Synth

Lazerwave – FREE Waveshaping Synth Ldaysynths has just released Lazerwave, a FREE waveshaping synthesizer for 32-bit Windows platform. Lazerwave is a polyphonic synth based on using triangle waves in its three oscillators. This plugin can make some pretty decent sounds and has a unique interface to offer with its visual waveshaper. The visual editor has 8 bars that can be adjusted to shape the sound, it acts similar to an envelope. Then there are 2 internal LFOs that can modulate the pitch of the oscillators. The filter section includes a resonant low-pass filter and high-pass filter, unfortunately, that resonance cannot be adjusted. The LPF can be modulated by the internal step-sequencer and can be set to synchronise with the DAW tempo or in a freely adjustable mode. Lazerwave includes an internal delay effect that can be set to mono, stereo, and ping pong delay modes. Lazerwave brings forth a simple …

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Chorus WS-1 – FREE Chorus Plugin from Mercuriall Audio

Chorus WS-1 – FREE Chorus Plugin from Mercuriall Audio Mercuriall Audio recently released their latest pedal effect emulation with the free plugin Chorus WS-1. The purple-coloured beauty is as clean as they come as it looks like the real thing on your stompbox rig. Three knobs provide you with the control over your toneshaping parameters – Depth, Speed, and Mix. There is also a mono to stereo switch available along with the stomp button On/Off control.     Mercuriall Audio has a bunch of other free plugins available for download on their website, all are analog emulations definitely worth checking out. Download Chorus WS-1 on the Mercuriall website here.

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Maths – FREE Plugin from SocaLabs

Maths – FREE Plugin from SocaLabs Socalabs recently released a wild plugin called Maths. Maths is a FREE plugin and quite different from plugins you may be used to seeing as it produces no explicit effect but works based on user input formulas. These formulas operate as functions and process the audio signal based on your equations. The interface lacks sliders and faders dedicated to singular purposes but instead features two function boxes dedicated to the left and right stereo channels and four knobs that can be assigned parameters. The knobs are capable of being automated within your DAW for further customization. Maths features 25 built-in functions, fourteen operators, and one ternary operator; together these make it a powerful plugin if you’re up for the challenge. Admittedly, this is going to have a steep learning curve if you are inexperienced in the math department. However, those music makers out there comfortable …

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GDC 2018 Sample Pack – 30gb of FREE Sounds

GDC 2018 Sample Pack – 30gb of FREE Sounds Holy tolito have we got some great news for you – Sonniss has released a huge collection of sounds in honor of the 2018 Game Developer’s Conference. This makes the 4th year running that Sonniss has released a sample pack and it marks their biggest release yet with over 30gb of high-quality audio samples. Rolling in just under a thousand samples (985 to be exact) the collection includes sounds of all sorts ranging from sci-fi noises to field recordings, human noises, weapon sounds, drones, impacts, and much much more. The collection includes choice picks from a number of libraries Sonniss sells collections for, if you like a specific set of sounds you’ll be able to purchase from their creators on the Sonniss website. When we first saw this offering we feared that there would be restrictions on the types of use we could …

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Supersounds – FREE Modular Synthesizer Library

Supersounds – FREE Modular Synthesizer Library With our Sound Design Course just starting up recently we wanted to share with you some awesome FREE downloads – Irrupt Supersounds. Supersounds is a sound library containing 412 audio samples and loops recorded at 122.5bpm. All files are available in 4 different formats – 16-bit and 24-bit WAV, 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz, all mono. These sounds were created and collected by the following group of artists: Herr Schneider Patrick Detampel Ebbots Jako Jako Henning Attics Perpetual Ash We at Beat Lab are very thankful to Irrupt for organizing such an awesome pack and especially for making it free! Berlin is the heart of many electronic music scenes and here is what Irrupt had to say about the project, “Creatively engaging with unique individuals is what gets us fired up. Personalities, passionate conversations, sonic exploration and shared discoveries are at the core of the …

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Bark of Dog – FREE LowPass Filter Plugin

Bark of Dog – FREE LowPass Filter Plugin Boz Digitial Labs recently released an updated FREE version of their awesome plugin Bark of Dog. Bark of Dog 2 is the updated version of the original resonant high-pass filter plugin for Mac and Windows. This version includes three modes – classic, passive, and combo. Passive mode emulates the effect of the infamous Pultec EQ that simultaneously boosts and cuts low end. Here is what the creators had to say: Now with 2 different modes (and a “combo” mode) you have more options on ways to clean up your low end. Classic mode continues the legacy of version 1. The original Bark of Dog became a staple plugin in studios around the world for a good reason. It’s easy to use and it works. In version 2, you get the same controls, but they are a little more intuitive. New Passive Mode The passive …

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Wider – Polyverse Music

Wider – Polyverse Music Polyverse is the company that keeps on giving with yet another killer plugin, and this time it’s FREE. Polyverse released “Wider,” a stereo widener plugin that is modeled after the same feature found in their AMAZING Manipulator plugin. Aside from being extremely quick and kind on your CPU, Wider is also entirely mono-capable meaning that it prevents phase-cancellation often found in stereo widener plugins. Here’s what Polyverse said about the new plugin: “Wider takes the massively popular stereo section from its sibling, Manipulator, and gives you the ability to expand the stereo image of any signal to an awe-inspiring amount of width. However, Wider is a unique stereo plugin in the sense that it is completely “mono-compatible”, meaning that any signal that has been extended will always remain in phase with itself, even if summed to mono. Many stereo effects currently in use have the nasty habit of knocking signals out …

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