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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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Free plug-ins: Spitfire Audio LABS Christmas, LA Atmos from dublab

Sleigh bells … and tubular bells and glockenspiel and more ring, are you listenin’? It’s a sparkly, icy sample pack with crackling fire for whatever wintry wonderland you want to make … and if that’s not your speed, it’s also a cricket-chirping sir…

Free plug-ins: Arturia Tape MELLO-FI adds Mellotron tape goodness to anything

‘Tis the season to throw some wobbly retro tape qualities to your tracks on some holiday break time for all of us, hopefully. Arturia’s Tape MELLO-FI brings a full spectrum of distortion, lo-fi tape, and width and color options – for free through the e…

Gong Amp by AudioThing and Hainbach simulates metallic resonator, chains, pillow

The plug-in recalls the 1930s experiments of Maurice Martenot – and it comes with buttons to add chains and a pillow.
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Freakshow Industries’ Black Friday plug-in anti-sale will charge you more, but you can also steal

Oh, they aren’t kidding when they say “anti-sale.” In honor of Black Friday, plug-in maker Freakshow Industries (“audio effects for the end-times”) has increased their prices. But you can also pirate the plug-ins directly from their site.
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Gen Z: Moog reimagines its software instrument as Animoog Z

Ten years after its first entry into software instruments, Moog is back with the next generation – a 16-voice wavetable/vector successor with three-axis navigation called Animoog Z. (Since this is a website, not radio, I kindly remind you that Mo…

BLEASS Dragonfly is an elegant tremolo effect, even if you never loved tremolo before

It’s not just nostalgia for old tracks driving the vintage look and sound of so many effects — it’s tough to create new ideas in sound and interface. But Dragonfly is a rare “on-trend” new effect you’ll want to hang onto.
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Check out Arturia FX Collection 2 for techno drum processing

Arturia’s FX Collection 2 is insanely addictive; here’s John Selway to show us some of the tricks for using this on your techno drums (and a few more tips, too).
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CHAIR made an amazingly realistic snare plug-in – get a CDM discount, then play it on a table

The Center for Haptic Audio Interaction Research have been busy – and they’ve made a snare model unlike any you’ve heard in software. CDM exclusive discount for you, and – table drumming. Really.
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Apple Music goes Lossless, Spatial, Dolby Atmos

Apple will update its Apple Music subscription service in June with a no-cost addition of new sound features. But more than that, it hints at a world of music listening generally that dumps lossy compression and embraces spatial sound. And you can get …