Free plug-ins: Finding beauty in the Emergence granular effect for Mac and Windows

Real-time granulator Emergence spins incoming audio streams into rich textures – and it’s a free download, with inexpensive Patreon options available to support the author. I’ve been hands-on with it lately; here’s how to get more out of it.

Here’s a gorgeous chill jam and the excellent 1.9 firmware for the Blackbox sampler

Elektron Digitakt 1.3. Polyend Tracker 1.4. But don’t miss what boutique maker 1010music are doing with their Blackbox sampler. Here’s a look at there just-out 1.9 firmware update – and some lovely music, too. In this season of nuanced, musical updates for desktop hardware, it’s great to get this, too. Andreas Roman reviewed the Blackbox […]

Peter Kirn - September 6, 2021

BLEASS brings tape stop and slowdown and Granulizer to Mac and PC – plus CDM bonus

Stretch, bend, and mangle those sounds, because BLEASS’ tape and granular effects from iOS are now PC and Mac plug-ins, too. Plus we’ve got a CDM exclusive bonus for ROLI hardware owners.

Peter Kirn - June 30, 2021

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