The ultimate effects playground
When adding effects to a sound, it's not uncommon to want to apply these effects to just a certain part of the sound. For example, you might not want a complex chorus to affect your bass too much, or a hard distortion to totally fry your high end.
Either way, multi band processing adds a dimension to effect chains that really opens up a new world of options in sound design. Multipass helps you with this, allowing you to split the input sound into up to 5 easily tweakable frequency bands and applying unlimited number of effects to each band. Pitch shifted auto pan with a filtered chorus delay distortion? Coming right up!
Time to phase the music
Band splitting comes with a bit of a price. It's unavoidable (without adding latency) to mess a bit with the phase of the sound. Usually this is not a problem, but when chaining multiple multiband effects this can add up to a lot of phase distortion. In Multipass, the band splitting is only done once no matter how many effects you add, leaving the phase as minimally harmed as possible. It also sorts out dry/wet mixing of effect lanes properly without phasing where possible. Parallel multiband compression, here we come!
While adding four filters a frequency shifter and a stereo width modifier can be interesting in itself, adding four filters with sweeping cutoff retriggered by audio threshold, a frequency shifter bound to the MIDI note and stereo width scaled by the input RMS can be... Well, probably strange. But it may be amazing, and trying it out is just a couple of clicks away. Try it!
When you're tweaking a specific frequency band, the other bands and effects involved can sometimes make it hard to properly hear what's going on. Mute or solo effect lanes to quickly home in on what you're doing. And if you automate it, it can even be an effect in itself!
Don't worry about latency. No matter how you route things or what effects you add, Multipass makes sure everything is as in sync as they can be to make sure all modulation aligns properly and to avoid phasing issues.
Multipass has been getting rave reviews and comments.
"Taking multiband processing to new heights... Kiloheartsí groundbreaking plugin is the ultimate effects playground.", "Kilohearts have developed a brilliant and technically challenging conceptual blueprint into an intoxicating reality... Multipassí is nothing short of stupendous." - Computer Music
Winner of Computer Music's 'Music Innovation Award of the Year 2016' and 'Music Performance Award of the Year 2016'.
"It's been a while since I had so much fun and so many possibilities within one plugin as Multipass. I look forward to trying it out on everything! :D" - Nik Roos - Noisia
System Requirements :
- Windows 7 or more recent
- 1 GB RAM.
- Minimum PC Processor 2 GHz
- AAX or VST2 supported host application/DAW
- Mac OS X 10.7 or more recent
- 1 GB RAM.
- Minimum Processor 2 GHz
- AAX, AU or VST2 supported host application/DAW
You may download a 30 day trial demo from the Multipass product page by clicking on the 'try it for free' button
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