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GEAR / TECHNOLOGY => gear/tech/etc => Topic started by: tiny_tove on November 09, 2015, 02:13:18 PM



Title: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: tiny_tove on November 09, 2015, 02:13:18 PM
So what about your favourite vst plugins?

I tend to use them mostly for Foresta di ferro and other stuff.

I recently came across these done by Nicola Locci of Exagonal.

http://www.exagonal-rooms.com/vst.htm


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Cementimental on November 10, 2015, 12:46:43 AM
http://www.airwindows.com/category/free/ some of them are very subtle/functional or audiophile-ish technical 'tone' things, but there are some interesting/noisy ones. I use Channel4 quite a bit :) and the tesla coil one is pretty absurd


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Marko-V on December 06, 2015, 11:24:03 PM
Not necessarily my favorites in everyday use, but still kind-a interesting ones to try:
http://www.kvraudio.com/product/elottronix_xl_by_elogoxa
http://www.kvraudio.com/product/sun_ra_by_elogoxa


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Leatherface on December 08, 2015, 05:17:19 PM
Some interesting here:

http://tal-software.com/Products


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: linxtyx on December 14, 2015, 01:11:40 PM
Electronix XL is really amazing, will give it a try soon.

Not necessarily my favorites in everyday use, but still kind-a interesting ones to try:
http://www.kvraudio.com/product/elottronix_xl_by_elogoxa
http://www.kvraudio.com/product/sun_ra_by_elogoxa


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on December 29, 2015, 04:28:21 AM
despite soundin repetitive i'd like to mention again that reaper has an insane toolbox included...

another thing that i been using for years and can only recommend is W1 limiter from george yohng. (i have never noticed any difference between the sound of the new version or the old, so i been preferring to use the old version with the logic that it assumably is lighter on cpu since it does'nt have a gui): http://www.yohng.com/software/w1limit.html

bought the large version of this, it's pretty powerful: http://www.tokyodawn.net/tdr-nova/

and these vintage monsters have been in my setup since my 1st machine:

http://www.geocities.jp/webmaster_of_sss/vst/index.html#cdist =a very flexible fuzz because of the steep filters. alas, only in mono. but i been able to dig out both low and high ends where there are none... this blended in with the stereo signal gives a lot of meat to the bones...

arcdev echotank 200, and it got even better with et301. the glitch things are also xlent. but that 301 is something... unfortunately their old website is gone, but someone on kvr made this pack:
http://www.mediafire.com/download/4nxzytq6oaoieqv/arcDev_Noise_Industries.rar

and yea that sun ra thing gets quite insane if you feed it some... oh lets say... JUNK SOUNDS for convolution muhahahaha


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Marko-V on January 03, 2016, 09:05:03 PM
Ambient software for granular synthesis. One of my favorites. Not free, but not expensive either.

http://www.audiobulb.com/create/Ambient/AB-Ambient.htm


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Cementimental on January 03, 2016, 10:26:34 PM
despite soundin repetitive i'd like to mention again that reaper has an insane toolbox included...

Yep, plus you can sidechain literally everything in any of the plugins using "Parameter Modulation", you could probably build a modular synth in reaper :D


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: SunUnit on January 15, 2016, 03:18:26 AM
Madrona Labs for synths, Valhalla DSP for reverbs, Fabfilter for mastering tools.

Unfiltered Audio Sandman is a very cool and cheap delay/looper.



Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on February 17, 2016, 02:59:30 PM
as sir salakapakka mentioned, audiobulb is interesting. i also picked up ambient + lissajous last year but i found the results quite underwhelming, specially that lissajous has so much potential but i think feature-wise it's not ready yet, and my pc can't really handle it anyway for some reason, its super choppy and hangs often. ambient is the better one of these for me..

i recommend these spectral tools from andy reeman:
http://vst4free.com/free_vst.php?plugin=Spectral_Suite&id=1816  (link updated oct.2018)


re: modular reaper.. tim have you tried it from scratch? no 3rd party plugins? challenge accepted, dont know when to do it though...


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: tiny_tove on February 17, 2016, 09:57:25 PM
ally that lissajous has so much potential but i think feature-wise it's not ready yet, and my pc can't really handle it anyway for some reason, its super choppy and hangs often.


I enjoy working with that and really like the visual part, but I think it till needs to develop!
I could not make it work as plugin since I am too stupid to configure the library, but loved the stand alone version!


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on March 13, 2016, 12:17:43 AM
i was waiting for audulus to come out for pc for many weeks/months, then it finally did. then i couldnt install it on my crapptacular 32bit machine (64b only).. but then i checked their forums and seems like it's not ready yet cos many people are reporting buggs. but that's gonna be pretty insane once it gets better. 

ok then this guy d'incise made some crazy vst stuff years ago (xp times...) that still make insane results. and he's made some xlent abstract/electroacoustic releases, recommended: léthargie & autres animaux rugueux CD
http://www.dincise.net


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Cementimental on March 14, 2016, 05:23:53 PM
re: modular reaper.. tim have you tried it from scratch? no 3rd party plugins? challenge accepted, dont know when to do it though...
Ha no, it's one for the 'maybe one day' pile. But yeah I plan to delve more into what's possible with automation etc


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on April 02, 2016, 07:15:44 AM
these are now free / abandoned, since the guys are workin for Glitchmachines now:
https://ineardisplay.com/plugins/legacy/

also these never get old:
http://thepiz.org/plugins/


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: calaverasgrande on June 05, 2016, 10:07:06 PM
I like the http://www.stillwellaudio.com/ plugins. I think they still have some free versions. AU and VST. They tend to belong in the vintage repro camp. Most of them being Neve, SSL and other such classics. But they sound better to me than a lot of plugins that I've paid more for.
The Waldorf trio of plugins; Attack, D-Pole and PPG have been part of my arsenal for a very long time. These are not warm vintage virtual instruments. They are kind of edgy and awful and mean. You could pretty much write a whole song using the Attack drum machiner and PPG synth. I have.  The Dpole I dont use for a filter, I have better. I do like it's ring mod a lot though. 
I also own one of those UAD boxes, and use it for an EMT reverb, Helios EQ and the bundled plugins.

I used to use a ton of other plugins, but the last few years I've gotten more into accomplishing things in the analog realm as much as possible.  Which isn't really that expensive if you are only recording one thing at a time anyway.


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on September 23, 2016, 02:07:53 AM
as geeky as this sounds but there are huge differences in eq's

unless you already have everything from smrtlctrnx then get at least the nyquist eq, best on groups or masterslot
http://magnus.smartelectronix.com/


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: C601 on September 23, 2016, 03:02:00 PM
these are now free / abandoned, since the guys are workin for Glitchmachines now:
https://ineardisplay.com/plugins/legacy/

also these never get old:
http://thepiz.org/plugins/

nice


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Cementimental on September 23, 2016, 08:37:05 PM
Some 1-bit vsts emulating zx spectrum kind of synth sounds http://randomflux.info/1bit/viewtopic.php?id=11


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: C601 on September 24, 2016, 03:17:45 AM
Some 1-bit vsts emulating zx spectrum kind of synth sounds http://randomflux.info/1bit/viewtopic.php?id=11

oh wow damn


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: A.R.GH on September 26, 2016, 08:42:44 PM
I really love this plugin, I'm probably guilty of abusing it at times, hah
http://www.audiopluginsforfree.com/camelcrusher/


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on September 30, 2016, 01:47:05 AM
Some 1-bit vsts emulating zx spectrum kind of synth sounds http://randomflux.info/1bit/viewtopic.php?id=11


wow thanks
reminds me of the amazing "reasonable distortion" haha
http://879.hanac200x.jp/soft/index_e.html


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on November 19, 2016, 11:52:47 PM
noticed recently how useful this still is

http://www.vst4free.com/free_vst.php?id=1921

multiband pan/lfo to make mono signal wider
(most people seem to use mac/64b but i'm still not finished with win/32b.. i've never noticed "better sound", just a tiny fart quicker machines)


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on August 01, 2017, 06:34:59 PM
granular madness

http://vst4free.com/free_vst.php?plugin=Ribs&id=2829

bit of a learning curve but quite deep shit


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on February 07, 2018, 08:47:41 PM
Gristleizer

https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=195277

(click on the 1st image for dl)
win 32b  vst muhahahaha


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: WhiteWarlock on April 06, 2018, 06:19:25 PM
(http://www.n01ze.com/synthwizards/SynthWizardsGristleizer.png)
Synchronicity...
join Special Interests...
check this category
what do eye spy
my little Gristleizer VST:)
some other creations for making noise, sound processing, & composition machines: http://www.n01ze.com/Muzak/projekts/ (http://www.n01ze.com/Muzak/projekts/)
(http://www.n01ze.com/Muzak/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/SynthWizardsMinutoli.png)
one of my more recent little monsters
SynthWizards Virtual Minutoli
based on RRRon’s Minutoli with 4 tonearms for EXTREME NOISE realtime remixing/mutilating single wav files in 3 speeds 33 45 & 78 plus variable pitch controls also includes reverse! Noise War Weapon
if any one around here gets access for some of my VSTs...
will you use actually them for creating something?
Eye make tools for my personal usage anymore...
yet
if anyone wants experimenting with some specific VST for helping with comp...
and/or have some high quality concepts for creating unique custom VST
then contact me here @Special Interests


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: miklp9 on April 12, 2018, 04:31:55 PM
One of my favorite vst :

https://www.kvraudio.com/product/gorgon-by-inear-display

VSTI/VST:

https://www.audiodamage.com/products/ad020-automaton


+ a very unique vsti :
https://www.sonic-lab.com/portfolio-4-column-2/




Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: tiny_tove on April 13, 2018, 01:53:14 PM
(http://www.n01ze.com/synthwizards/SynthWizardsGristleizer.png)
Synchronicity...
join Special Interests...
check this category
what do eye spy
my little Gristleizer VST:)
some other creations for making noise, sound processing, & composition machines: http://www.n01ze.com/Muzak/projekts/ (http://www.n01ze.com/Muzak/projekts/)
(http://www.n01ze.com/Muzak/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/SynthWizardsMinutoli.png)
one of my more recent little monsters
SynthWizards Virtual Minutoli
based on RRRon’s Minutoli with 4 tonearms for EXTREME NOISE realtime remixing/mutilating single wav files in 3 speeds 33 45 & 78 plus variable pitch controls also includes reverse! Noise War Weapon
if any one around here gets access for some of my VSTs...
will you use actually them for creating something?
Eye make tools for my personal usage anymore...
yet
if anyone wants experimenting with some specific VST for helping with comp...
and/or have some high quality concepts for creating unique custom VST
then contact me here @Special Interests


really curious about them. will check properly from home during the week end
impressive UI layout :)


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on April 18, 2018, 09:15:43 PM
this has been "everywhere" during the last year, but this dude has done some serious bananawork on synthedit, some nice buchla emulations here

https://kbrownsynthplugins.weebly.com/

and how bout some nasty synthi emus:

http://www.ninecows.dk/cynthia/
http://vst4free.com/free_vst.php?plugin=Synthia2&id=753

heres some calculation disasters:
https://rekkerd.org/lost-technology/



Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: WhiteWarlock on May 10, 2018, 10:57:56 AM
(http://www.n01ze.com/synthwizards_n01zewall.png)

4 noise source generators
separate Volume/Panning
Static Injector for creating noise from waveforms
SVF Multimode Filter
CV noise injected into Filter Frequency
also external input F/C to SVF Freq
midi automated parameters
VST for generating extreme noise walls
or use it for complex noise source generator
instant HNW albums
went with original concept name
"VOMITRON"

http://www.n01ze.com/synthwizards/ARKIVE/SynthWizardsN01ZEWALL.rar (http://www.n01ze.com/synthwizards/ARKIVE/SynthWizardsN01ZEWALL.rar)

VOMITRON Demo1 noFX (http://www.n01ze.com/VOMITRON%20body%20checking%20dolphin%20vomits%20vomir%20on%20unsuspecting%20humanity.mp3)
demo test drive^
no FX/post processing
you get the idea

BTW
"The Vomitron" concept was originally an animatronic band member
that projectile vomited on the unsuspecting audience


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on October 25, 2018, 03:46:52 PM
i refuse to let this topic die!

ok i have no clue where to find whitewarlock dudes links on that page, looks interesting though...

sometimes you need to stereofake a mono signal, there are several ways to do it, but this has maybe the best results:
http://wokwave.com/old-plugins/html/m-st.html
http://www.wokwave.com/vstshop/digitalshop.php?start=1&category=0&productdetails=30

then theres this multicomp by J1000
http://vst4free.com/free_vst.php?plugin=MCS6&id=2915

those are all win vst 32 stuff.... 

ok so both win + osx users should check out
https://www.tokyodawn.net/tokyo-dawn-labs/



Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: WhiteWarlock on December 07, 2018, 05:44:14 AM
send me PM if so inclined for doing beta testing on some comp trax...


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Cementimental on December 11, 2018, 12:43:21 PM
http://randomflux.info/1bit/viewtopic.php?pid=1378#p1378

updates the the ones i posted including this which sounds fun :)

Quote
In case anyone interested, yet another unrelated but hardcore retro addition to my VSTi's library - Flopster, sample-based plugin that plays floppy disk drive noises to make 'floppy music' without having actual hardware.


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: WhiteWarlock on December 11, 2018, 05:44:53 PM
(http://www.n01ze.com/synthwizards/ARKIVE/n01zeTROIXIN1.png)
The V.S.R. "Trioxin" CloudMaker VST for GranularNoise




Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: .:Will:. on March 13, 2019, 12:02:04 PM
Ehhh...so...sorry for the potentially dumb question but, I normally record analog but sometimes mix and write in Logic Pro. I have laptop with Windows and was curious about trying these Gristleizer/Throbber and n0ize  VST’s. I assume I need a DAW to check em out but how? Any suggestions?


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: Cementimental on March 13, 2019, 12:31:40 PM
Reaper is free-ish (unlimited endless 'trial') and great, try that.


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: .:Will:. on March 13, 2019, 07:36:11 PM
Reaper is free-ish (unlimited endless 'trial') and great, try that.


Yeah I saw that one mentioned. Like I said, I normally use MAC and record with analog tape so I am not too familiar with how VST plugins work as far as just giving something a try like aforementioned plugins.


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: dust on March 13, 2019, 08:52:47 PM
looks for a VST WRAPPER that works in logic pro and test that as well


Title: Re: VST, DX, plugin galore
Post by: pentd on March 21, 2019, 11:58:35 PM
yo warlock dude, could you please link to those vsti's here? that is one cryptic website.....

i have to admit i havent been computering so much in the last 2 years almost... so i havent "found" anything new in a while, but my satellite is hard throbbing for this, if i ever have too much money:
https://www.unfilteredaudio.com/products/byome

and of course reaper just keeps getting better... the spectral editing is an amazing addition.... not to mention the FFT-based monster comp/eq/gate hybrid thing... 

but seems like i have reached my saturation limit of how much music tech i can take in. talkin to some audio wizards recently i realized i'm very happy using my "old" tools, and still scraping the surface.... i mean for example taking a look at glitchmachines tools... can it get deeper and crazier anymore? reading the manuals one realizes there are endless combinations of included features to work with. on the mangling/fsu side of things i cant imagine needing anything really. nowadays theres easy granular manipulation on smartphone.

maybe the real power, and future, of digital audio work lies in restoration/cleanup/forensic tools? adaptive comb filtering cancellation has progressed insanely, as has masking of residual signal after removal of selected spectral sectors.... at the risk of trading hi-fi for sci-fi!