Welcome to Stay Plugged In, where we search high and low to bring you the best free plugins for adding zest to your musical endeavors. This week we have a variety of selections for you to peruse, download, and enjoy.
Selena is a strings synthesizer that is a scaled down version of B.Serrano’s pay-for Horus synth. This very basic and easy to use synth delivers great string sounds and features very user friendly controls on a well laid out interface. Selena is available in Windows VST format.
- 32 voice polyphony
- Full midi learn
- 2 oscillators: 8′ and 4′
- Phaser and delay effects
SonicXTC Beat Twist
Beat Twist is a loop manipulation plugin that allows you to tweak and transform loops to get altogether different rhythms. Load in sounds from your existing loop library and create spontaneous greatness on the fly. Use the included step sequencer to really add a bit of mayhem. This plugin is a must-have for those truly twisted beat freaks out there. Beat Twist is available as a Windows VST plugin and a standalone application.
- Step sequencer
- Envelope tweak
- Sync to host
- Overdrive and distortion effects
- LFO control
- Bit crusher
- Midi automation
Free download (Scroll down the page for download link)
Combo Model F
Combo Model F is a great little combo organ plugin. It goes a long way in faithfully creating drawbar organ sounds. Combo Model F has three screens of well laid out settings that allow you to emulate the classic combo organ sound of your choosing. The full feature set and attention to detail are a real plus. This plugin is available in Windows VST format and Mac VST and Audio Units formats.
- 4-octave C-to-C keyboard
- Harmonic range 6 polyphonic octaves
- 4 footage tabs: 16′, 8′, 4′, 2⅔′
- 3 treble voice tabs: Dolce, Principale, Strings
- Multi-Tone Booster voice with All Booster tab
- Knee lever control
- Bass voice (grey keys)
- Vibrato unit with adjustable speed and depth
- Volume pedal
- Adjustable tuning per note
- Scala scale file support
- Fully modelled (no samples inside)
- Model includes oscillators, dividers, crosstalk, noise, filters, key contacts and key click
- Velocity-sensitive key contact attack and release
- Reverb unit
- Midi automatable
Submit plugins for review consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org .