Again we want to showcase two great VST for your music production, of course for free!
A Preamplifier and a Saturation & Distortion VST. Let’s get into it.
IVGI – Saturation & Distortion
IVGI can deliver very soft and subtle saturation, that feels at home on the master buss. It is equally capable of very dense and dirty distortion effects to spice up single tracks. IVGI’s base sound is comparable to the DESK mode in the big brother SDRR.
Just as SDRR , IVGI reacts dynamically to the input signal. Even the modeled fluctuations react dynamically and also change depending on the drive setting, so that it doesn’t get in the way of the SOUND. Stereo tracks benefit from it’s modeled crosstalk behavior. Just as its big brother SDRR, IVGI features a Controlled Randomness, which determines the internal drift and variance inside the unit. It contributes to the liveliness and realness of IVGI’s saturation character. To achieve this, all internal processes are modulated to some extent.
IVGI gives you a sensible amount of controls to manipulate the character of the saturation itself. It offers a unique ASYM MIX knob to alter the symmetry of the signal without affecting the harmonic content much.
IVGI also lets you alter the frequency dependency of the saturation with the RESPONSE control.
IVGI is internally calibrated to 0VU = -18dBFS.
IVGI is free! So try it out for yourself.
SGA1566 preamplifier is loosely based on a single channel all tube vintage preamplifier.
To achieve the most authentic analog sound, the whole circuit is simulated in real time using the high performance circuit simulator. This level of sound fidelity comes at a price of high CPU utilization. For cases where such a CPU hit is prohibitive, we have added a model that is significantly less CPU intensive but slightly less accurate than the circuit simulation.
Use SGA1566 preamp to add warmth to a track, as a saturation compressor, or to add “dirt” with tube overdrive.
– Authentic analog sound through real-time high-performance circuit simulation. – Preamp featuring two 12AX7 voltage amplification stages. – CPU friendly model of the circuit. – Two-band active Baxandall EQ that can be placed either at the beginning or at the end of the signal chain. – Up to 4x oversampling. – Mono or stereo processing mode.