7 scarily Halloween plug-in deals and sales you shouldn’t miss!

Halloween dealsIt is Spooky season, which to us means a nice little prelude towards the deals extravaganza that is Black Friday – virtually the whole of November. In this article, we have racked up 7 very nice deals and sales for plug-ins by esteemed developers. There’s great choice and we are pretty sure that you will find something to catch your interest!

Plugin Boutique – 25% off Leapwing Audio Plug-ins

Leapwing Audio Halloween sale

Dealer powerhouse Plugin Boutique is selling Leapwing Audio plug-ins at 25% off. The sale includes the following products:

  • RootOne Subharmonics Plug-in – a highly advanced low frequency processor and sub generator. Read more here.
  • StageOne Width & Depth Plug-in – fix your mix’s perceived width, depth and mono spread with an unique algorithm that prevents phase or mono-compatibility problems.
  • DynOne 3 Dynamics Plug-in – 5-band parallel compressor that’s flexible and easy to use.
  • CenterOne Center Manipulation Plug-in – an original approach to mid/side processing, the plug-in lets you adjust the stereo image’s phantom center or separate center and side signals.

The offers are good until November 3, 2020.

Link to offers (affiliate)

D16 Group Halloween Flash Sale – 50% off

D16 Plugins Halloween sale

This Halloween, D16 Group lets you save as much as 50% off three different delay plug-ins:

  • Repeater – dual-delay plug-in that models 23 delay units and features tap tempo/daw sync, ping-pong mode, analog feedback loop, 2x Stereo spread, dual multimode filter and parallel processing.
  • Sigmund – workhorse delay that boasts four discrete delay units with independent parameter control, a multi-mode filter (in or out the feedback loop), an overdrive module, an amplitude modulator, two general purpose modulators (LFO, Envelope, Peak follower), nine routing topologies, and lots more to discover.
  • Tekturon – multitap delay with 16 independent delay lines configured from a bespoke Delay Matrix. Each delay line features control over delay loop, panning, stereo spread, and post-tap multi-mode filter. Delay taps are sequenced on a Time Grid with optional host tempo sync and shuffle.

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Softube – 50% off Tube-Tech Complete Collection (ends today!)

Softube TubeTech Complete Collection sale

Normally USD 449, Softube’s collection of Tube-Tech gear emulations is on sale for USD 225 for the rest of the day (October 31, 2020). It ties together authentic-sounding models of the passive PE 1C and ME 1B Pultec-style tube equalizers, along with the CL 1B optical compressor.

Link to offers (affiliate)

Waves Halloween Plugin Sale: 40% OFF and free plugins

Waves - halloween sale

Waves plug-ins are perpetually on sale, but a Halloween sale is still a sale! Until November 2, the prodigious developer is taking 40% off plug-ins, bundles, and upgrades. It’s also throwing in a free plug-in for purchases of USD 50, or 2 free plug-ins for purchases of USD 90 or more. The sale includes products such as Abbey Road TG Mastering Chain, Vocal Rider, SSL G-Master Bus Compressor, Waves Tune Real-Time, and more.

To take advantage of the offers, use the coupon code TREAT40 at checkout.

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Black Rooster Audio – USD 99 Halloween Bundle

Black Rooster Audio Halloween sale

Black Rooster Audio bundled up USD 604 worth of its plug-ins into one handsome USD 99 package. It includes six seriously good plug-ins:

VEQ-1P – emulates the fabled Pultec EQP-1 tube program equalizer.

VLA-2A – an emulation of the renowned Teletronix LA-3A optical tube compressor.

Edelweiss 72 – mixing channel strip plug-i—Ö with expander, 5-band equalizer, compressor and limiter stages along with comprehensive metering.

KH-COMP1 – bespoke analog compressor emulation spec’d out by producer Koen Heldens. Read more here.

VPRE-73 – emulates the venerable Neve 1073 mic preamp.

Magnetite – great tape machine and a personal go-to for tape mojo duties in-the-box.

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United Plugins – 50% off Halloween Sale

United Plugins Halloween Sale

Developer United Plugins is taking half the price off MorphVerb and MDrumEnhancer. Both are priced EUR 75, down from EUR 149.

MorphVerb is unique in the aspect of morphing between classic reverb sounds for unique-sounding spaces. A jog control lets you tune between Echoes, Room, Plate, Chamber, and Hall with further parameters to tweak and a super vintage-looking visualizer.

MDrumEnhancer keeps up with your drum track, synthesizing and sequencing sample-augmented tracks in parallel. The goal is big, phat, boomy drums without the typical issues caused by traditional drum replacement. The engine is complemented by a dynamic equalizer and transient shaper.

Link to offers

Overloud – 50% off Rematrix + Factory Library

Overloud Halloween sale

Overloud has slashed prices for its Rematrix reverb suite and expansions. It’s also thrown in reasonable discounts for the rest of its products, so head over to overloud.com and see if there’s anything you’re down for!

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Halloween Deal: Sonible Equalizer Plug-ins with up to 70% discount!

Sonible Halloween DealsIn time for Halloween, AI-happy audio developer Sonible has lowered the prices of its excellent equalizer plug-ins! For a short time (until November 4th, 2020) you can get the Special EQ Bundle featuring the Smart: EQ 2, Proximity: EQ + and Entropy: EQ + – or the latter two plug-ins individually – at a special price. These special tools are equipped with artificial intelligence and have exquisite abilities to shape the sound, eliminate unwanted resonances, and manipulate transients. An attractive offer that will surely not attract just vampires and ghosts!

Sonible equalizer plug-ins reduced in price for Halloween

Indeed, the current Sonible Equalizer Halloween package is very interesting. It includes the special EQ bundle (40% discount) with three different equalizer plug-ins (including Smart: EQ 2) for cutting-edge post-production of audio and instrument tracks. On the other hand, you can get two of these EQs (Proximity: EQ + and Entropy: EQ +) separately with a 70% discount – the price is EUR 28 each. That sounds like a really solid offer!

Deals

Sonible Special EQ Bundle is available here at Thomann.de (affiliate link) for EUR 139, down from EUR 239.

Proximity: EQ + is available here at Thomann.de (affiliate link) for EUR 28, down from EUR 99.

Entropy: EQ + is also available here at Thomann.de (affiliate link) for EUR 28, down from EUR 99.

Requirements

All plug-ins run under Mac OSX 10.8 or later and Windows 7 or later in VST, VST3, AAX, and AU formats for 64-bit computers. A free iLok account (or paid dongle) is required for authorization. A demo version for each plug-in is also available for download on the manufacturer’s website. Several presets are included with the respective plug-ins.

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Top 10 FREE Retro Synthesizer VST Plugins

Top 10 FREE Retro/Vintage Synthesizer VST Plugins

We covered the best free synthesizer plugins in a recent article. But what are the best free retro synthesizers? Find out in the list below and return to free VST plugins for more software. The retro 80s sound is more popular than ever. Genres like synthwave and chillwave are the perfect soundtrack for working from […]

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Download 90 CM Plugins For FREE Until October 31st

Download 90 CM Plugins For FREE Until October 31st

Music Technology Show 2020 is giving away over 8,600 samples and 90 popular VST plugins for free until October 31st, 2020. MusicRadar announced that everyone can download 8 GB of audio content and 90 plugins for free during the Music Technology Show 2020. Think of it as a virtual “goody bag” from a virtual music […]

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Loopcloud Offers Chillwave Vocals Sound Library For Free

Chillwave Vocals by Vital Vocals

Loopcloud is offering the Chillwave Vocals ($13 value) sound library by Vital Vocals as a free download for a limited time only. Chillwave Vocals is a collection of royalty-free vocal loops and samples by Vital Vocals. The library contains vocal performances and harmonies for use in electronic music. The main focus is on retro-inspired music […]

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IK Multimedia Announces Free Amplitube 5 CS Guitar Amp Software

AmpliTube 5 by IK Multimedia

IK Multimedia has unveiled the forthcoming AmpliTube 5 Custom Shop, a freeware guitar amplifier simulation suite. The company will also release upgraded AmpliTube 5 SE ($99.99 intro price), AmpliTube 5 ($149.99 intro price), and AmpliTube 5 MAX ($299.99 intro price) versions of the software. AmpliTube 5 brings new features and improvements across the board. IK […]

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Function Loops Launches Halloween Sale

Function Loops Launches Halloween Sale

Function Loops launched its Halloween Sale, offering six best-selling sample libraries for $6 each. The deal is available for a limited time only. After offering two free sample libraries last week, the Function Loops team is now running its annual Halloween Sale. The offer includes six best-selling sound packs that are now priced at $6 […]

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IK Multimedia AmpliTube 5 with 120 new gear models, VIR and some T-RackS 5 polish!

IK Multimedia AmpliTube 5A Mars-themed teaser from Ik Multimedia raised our eyebrows earlier this week – it turned out to be the AmpliTube 5, rather than the alien invasion predicted by some of the Gearnews staff. This new version scales up the gear, the features and – hopefully – the sound quality. With Amplitube clocking up nearly 20 years, this new version looks to be a very nice upgrade for fans of IK’s flagship virtual guitar rig.

Amplitube 5 brings 129 new gear models, taking the total to over 400. It features IK’s new rely designed cabinet section that uses their VIR (Volumetric Impulse Response)¬†technology and an improved power amp / speaker cab interaction, to make it all sound more realistic. The VIR is based on¬†measuring 600 IRs per speaker of every existing and new cabinet model, for a total of 143,000 IRs. IK used its own method and while the details remain a secret IK says this will give you a massive, 3D array of mic placement options. Sounds good! Users can now also import and load their own IRs into AmpliTube 5 as well.

New User Interface

I’ve used AmpliTube since its very first version and I am thankful to see that IK has finally redesigned the user interface. The old look was getting a bit long in the tooth. AmpliTube 5 has a resizable interface, making it easier to see what you are doing. IK says its engineers have improved how you select gear, implemented drag & drop placement as well as support for one, two or three-amp rigs with up to 57 simultaneous effects. They have also updated the interface for AmpliTube Custom Shop, so I look forward to giving these new interfaces a go and comparing it with the old system.

AmpliTube 5 new user interface

AmpliTube 5 new user interface

T-RackS 5 influence

Another new aspect are the virtual racks, taken from their T-RackS 5¬†suite. That’s a nice feature and will hopefully make it easier to get a more polished tone in your virtual guitar rigs. The developers have also added a new mixer window to the 8-channel onboard DAW, plus an enhanced Looper with two simultaneous tracks along with infinite layers of sound. That feature will be great for both studio and live use. As you’d expect, AmpliTube 5 can work either as a standalone application or as a plug-in in your DAW.

Pre-Order & Pricing

IK Multimedia is offering AmpliTube 5 in four versions across all price points: AmpliTube 5 CS, AmpliTube 5 SE, AmpliTube 5 and AmpliTube 5 MAX. There is some nice introductory pricing discounts on offer for both early adopters and existing users. I would suggest you head to the IK site for more details, as there are a lot of price variations on offer, including hardware bundles with the AXE I/O and AXE I/O Solo.

AmpliTube 5 for Mac/PC will be available in the last quarter of this year and is currently available for pre-order from the link below.

RRP –¬†Free up to USD/EUR 599

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Analog Obsession Releases Free BUSTERse Compressor Plugin

BUSTERse by Analog Obsession

Analog Obsession has released BUSTERse, a freeware bus compressor effect in VST, VST3, and AU plugin formats for compatible digital audio workstations on PC and Mac. BUSTERse is the upgraded version of the previously released Buster compressor from the same developer. It introduces several improvements and new features that allow more control over the compressor’s […]

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Yamaha’s new THR30IIA 30-watt stereo acoustic amp: Go wireless!

The new THR30IIA from Yamaha¬†is a neat, compact 30-watt stereo acoustic guitar amp and the newest member of the brand’s popular line of THR amplifiers. This acoustic amp features wireless¬†capabilities and a host of other useful functions. If you’ve been looking for a portable acoustic guitar¬†amp with all the bells and whistles, keep reading.

Yamaha THR30IIA

I’m a big fan of the Yamaha THR amps. I own one of the older models for electric guitar, which I keep in my lounge for when I want to noodle. I also liked the earlier THR acoustic model enough to include it in my best mini practise amps roundup back in April. The¬†THR30IIA is the¬†newest model in the series¬†and¬†comes hot on the heels of the¬†Blackstar ACOUSTIC:CORE 30¬†announced earlier this week, which, at ¬£200, is significantly cheaper than this new Yamaha model.

Yamaha THR30IIA

Yamaha THR30IIA 30-watt stereo acoustic guitar amp

Effects and Modelling

This new model has the familiar metal casing used throughout the THR series and sports a 30-watt stereo amplifier with two 3.5″ speakers. That should be plenty of power and provide a decent spread of sound. You get a nice smattering of ¬†onboard effects that are well suited to an acoustic guitar including¬†compression, chorus, a studio-quality delay and a reverb.¬†But that’s not all, it also includes modelling for three microphone models: dynamic, tube and condenser, plus tone modes for nylon string guitars and a Flat setting for when you want to bypass all the extras.

You also get Yamaha’s D-PRE mic preamp on board for your vocal mic, if you want to sing and play along. The amp has a¬†1/4″ and XLR combo mic inputs, a stereo 1/8″ aux input, a headphones out, and¬†1/4″ line-level outputs. There is also a¬†MIDI input for a footswitch control.

Controls

You choose your amp models with a five-way rotary dial, then sculpt your tone further using the three-way Stereo Imager switch, three-band EQ and Tone Blend control, which adjusts how much of the EQ’d signal is blended in. There are five buttons across the top for user presets, and a button for Bluetooth connectivity lets you stream music to play along with. There’s also a tap-tempo button for time-based effects which doubles as the built-in tuner when held down.

THR30IIA Top Panel

THR30IIA Top Panel

Wireless

The amp has a built-in rechargeable battery and can also operate with an optional Line 6 Relay transmitter, allowing you to play totally¬†untethered and cable-less! It’s obviously nice not to have a clutter of wires, and should make performing way more fun.

Apps, DAWs and more

You can connect to the Yamaha Rec’n’Share app, which works on both iOS and Android, or¬†adjust settings via the THR Remote app for Mac, PC and mobile devices. The amp comes with a free copy of Cubase AI for PC/Mac and Cubasis LE for the iPad. It has the usual¬†USB connectivity for recording and playback, so plugging into your DAW of choice should be hassle-free.

Summary

The THR30IIA is a lot more expensive than the Blackstar ACOUSTIC:CORE 30, but it offers a lot more too. If you need an all singing and dancing, yet compact acoustic guitar amp, this is certainly worth checking out. You can buy an optional carry case for it, the THRBG1, but I reckon you could just stick it in a regular bag and save a few quid. If it’s built as sturdy as my THR10C, then it will be pretty bomb proof anyway.

It may be a bit of an investment, but I think it offers some great benefits for acoustic players on the go. And if the demo videos are anything to go by, it sounds quite impressive. The Stereo Imaging technology and 30-watts of power should really help get a nice full sound. You can read the full amp specifications by clicking the link below.

RRP – USD 869

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