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Free plug-ins: iZotope Trash 2 is free for a limited time for your distortion and mangling needs

It’s not an exaggeration to say iZotope defined the modern distortion plug-in with Trash. Grabbing the deep, expansive Trash 2 plug-in for free is a no-brainer.
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Here’s a free custom VCV Rack module controlling tempo and time in Ableton Live

Now that VCV Rack Pro 2 is here, Rack works properly as a plug-in. And here’s an advanced application for it – trying new ways of working with clock and time.
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Futility is a shortcut-packed answer to working faster in Ableton Live, and it’s just four bucks

Futility v4, developed in Max for Live, has just arrived. And it’s an incredible timesaver – get channel strip, mixing, arming, and device settings right under your fingertips, anywhere in Live, even in the Arrangement. Cost: 4EUR+.
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Futility is a shortcut-packed answer to working faster in Ableton Live, and it’s just four bucks

Futility v4, developed in Max for Live, has just arrived. And it’s an incredible timesaver – get channel strip, mixing, arming, and device settings right under your fingertips, anywhere in Live, even in the Arrangement. Cost: 4EUR+.
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cubit duo works as a MIDI interface for Teenage Engineering’s OP-Z

It’s a little like the world’s smallest Octatrack alternative. Hook a cubit duo into OP-Z with a single cable, and you can unlock the OP-Z’s control and sequencing capabilities.
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Eventide and Newfangled plug-ins are now Apple Silicon M1-native – and more on the way

The floodgates are open, and not only are we seeing new Apple hardware, but M1 native plug-ins to take advantage of it, too. Eventide is the latest, bringing a massive arsenal of essential stuff. And the fact they run on iLok suggests more iLok-based p…

AAS’ elegant Multiphonics CV-1 software modular now has more filters, Low Pass Gate

If you weren’t already won over by AAS’ unique physical modeling components and refined interface, now the Multiphonics CV-1 adds essential historical filters to its palette.
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DuckDuckGo search hack – it’s an instant bpm calculator (and finds frequencies, guitar tab)

Another reason to switch search engines – privacy-centric alternative DuckDuckGo also has a clever little bpm calculator built in.
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