after a long and painful porting, the RaveGenerator 2 VST/AU is ready for beta testing on Mac OS X!
look at the beast :
RaveGenerator 2 is coming on MAC
if you have a MAC, don’t hesitate to try the beta version.
leave a message in the comments or write an email to : firstname.lastname@example.org
and don’t forget to give details about your configuration :
- 32 or 64 bit
- OS version
- what host are you using (32 or 64 bit, what version).
so far i tested in Ableton 9.2.3 32 bit, Renoise 64 bit, Reaper 64, VSTLord, AULab
seems to work
Come on don’t be shy !!
Some times ago, when i needed to loop/glitch/stutter on the fly i used the “Instajungle” VST effect : a handy VST looper with no GUI (don’t need), that works well with MIDI control
Unfortunaly, the development stopped and there’s no chance to see a 64 bit version, or to fix bugs that happen in some hosts.
And then i found the INSTALOOPER VST by AudioBlast !!
Free download : http://www.audioblast.me/downloadinstalooper.html
It’s a free VST for Windows and Linux, coming in 32 bit & 64 bit version.
It does basically the same as Instajungle : loops a part of the incoming signal, all sync’ed to the host.
don’t hesitate to have a look at the manual ! because it’s not obvious that you have to right-click on the buttons to make them act like “toggle” button and not “push” button.
Sometime you just need a plain good old sampler VST plugin for your tracks :
just load a .wav sample, tweak some envelope, maybe adjust pitch, and add some loop points. No more no less.
You don’t need the bells & whistles of Kontakt, nor gigabytes of library => just load some samples and come on !
So here’s a selection of 6 FREEWARE sampler in VST format:
1. TX16Wx VST
TX16Wx sampler VST
download 100% free : http://www.tx16wx.com/
Available for Windows (32 & 64 bit) & Mac (VST & AU 64 bit)
This one is more than a simple sampler for loading & playing audio files!
It’s the more complete & full featured free sampler.
Tons of modulations & envelope, powerful keyboard mapping…
You can choose between 4 sizes for the UI (from 800X600 to 1280X768)
and the plugin can record from its own inputs (DAW inputs).
This is also the more “up to date” plugin.
It can load wav, aiff ogg, flac + sf2 soundfonts and sfz.
2. Grace : Sampler
download : http://www.onesmallclue.com/plugin/grace/
The Roland TB-303 ! the legendary Transistor Bass synthesizer by Roland.
Created to emulate bass sound and used by nearly nobody until someone saw the light : “hey, listen what happens when i turn these knobs!!” turn up the res to the max ! yeah ! aciiiiiiiiiid
Back to the Chicago House, Acid House, Belgian New Beat, then Acid Techno, Acid Trance and every electronic music genre.
Now let list some free TB303 software emulations :
1. Rebirth RB-338 by Propellerhead (Standalone)
Rebirth RB-303, free ! aciid
Information and download : http://www.rebirthmuseum.com/
Rebirth was one of the first TB303 software emulation, in 1997!
And it’s free since 2005.
Rebirth is more than a TB303 emulator ; you have two TB303, and TR909 + TR808 drum machine emulations + onboard effects . The software is old, and it still sounds incredible. Continue reading
Tired of VST plugins that produce or transform sounds ?
It’s time for a pause ! it’s time for useless VST ! it’s time to play !
Here’s the top 5 of the best of the best VST games.
Why only five VST plugins ?
Because we only found five.
1. VST Chess
VST chess by Tobybear
info & download @ http://www.tobybear.de/p_sourcebag.html