FREE: Positive Grid BIAS Pedal Distortion Pack (for desktop and mobile)

The Positive Grid peeps make the Rolls Royce of amp modelling software and until the second of January they’re giving away their killer pedal emulation software, BIAS Pedal Distortion for free! Included: 17 component-level emulation of distortion pedals. Tone Match Technology captures any distortion pedals. Seamless integration with BIAS FX. Fully customizable distortion modules. Share and…

FREE: SonEQ Plugin

It’s great to get the full package in a free plugin and this one has it all. “Combining the best elements of selected vintage gear into a single plugin, SonEQ is a three band (bass, middle, and treble) digital equalizer with a pre-amp section.” “SonEQ is a digital equalizer that takes parts from some vintage…

FREE: TrackControl Stereo Channel Strip Plugin

Here’s a sweet channel strip plugin from DMG Audio offering all the utilities from the top and bottom of a console channel plus MS Panning, time compensation and more. Fully equipped stereo toolkit M/S encode and decode M/S and L/R Panning Stereo Width control Channelstrip input controls for Phase and LR Swap High-pass filter with adjustable frequency…

NEW RELEASE: Audiotool launches free online audio editor, Probe

Audio editing without a single download? Yup, it’s possible now, thanks to a brand new online audio editor, Probe. Launched yesterday, Probe is a free HTML-based sample editor that has some pretty slick features – including a graphical EQ and onboard impulse responses from both Air and Voxengo. “Probe offers a variety of features such as…

NEW RELEASE: Mercuriall Spark Amp Package

The team at Mercuriall have just released the Spark, a VST/AU/AAX plugin that models four Marshall tube amplifiers, four cabs, four overdrive pedals and a set of the most common spatial effects. It looks pretty kick-ass. Amps include emulations of: Marshall AFD (four channels) Marshall JCM 800 (two channels) Marshall JMP Super Lead (two channels)…

FREE: LeGion Amp Sim v1.01

Here’s a classic amongst amp sim enthusiasts (free or otherwise), the roaring Legion high-gain amp simulator. “This is an original design, it’s not based on any hardware gear. My goal here was to build a high gain sim that doesn’t need any booster in front in order to be tight.” Features: 2 channels, actually two…

2016 KVR Developer Challenge Winners Revealed

The 2016 KVR Developer Challenge has now come and gone with 41 entries having been judged, awarded and dismissed. The winner this year is developer Youlean who will be off to the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California in January, thanks to their slick-looking loudness meter plugin, the stunningly named Youlean Loudness Meter. Well done, Youlean. The winners are as follows:…

FREE: Ghosthack Dubstep Samples

Attention all you dubsteppers. Ghosthack has released a HUGE collection of dubstep samples for you to chop, crop and smash. They’re preprocessed and sound awesome. There are loops included (all at the standard 140 BPM), but there are one-shot samples as well, so if you want to put together your own beats from scratch, you’re…

FREE: Synth1 VSTi

Okay, so the website’s in Japanese, but don’t let that put you off. Modelled on a Clavia Nord Lead 2 Red Synth, the Synth1 is a top of the line synthesizer, ready and willing to help you put together that next electronic hit. 128 preset sounds, 32 note polyphony and automation support, plus all the…