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Audio Alchemy (Bonus)

March 12, 2008

This online bonus material supplements the feature story “Master Class: Audio Alchemy” in the April 2008 issue of Electronic Musician.

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Good convolution software has been around for a long time; I''ve been a user of Sony''s Acoustic Mirror since before the company was Sony and before the feature was even included with Sound Forge. But the recent explosion of convolution-reverb software has made the technique even more accessible. This list includes representative tools that run either as plug-ins with a suitable host or as a built-in feature within a dedicated audio program. You should have no trouble producing results like those described in this article using nearly any of them.


Audio Ease Altiverb (Mac/Win)
Christian Knufinke SIR2 (Win)
Tascam GigaPulse (Win)
Teragon Audio Convolver (Win)
Trillium Labs TL Space (Mac/Win)
Voxengo Pristine Space (Win)
Waves IR-1 (Mac/Win)


Adobe Audition (Win)
Apple Logic (Mac)
BIAS Peak (Mac)
Cakewalk Sonar (Win)
Csound (Mac/Win)
DelayDots SpectrumWorx (Win)
Digidesign Structure (Mac/Win)
E-mu Emulator (Win)
GleetchLab (Mac)
ImageLine FL Studio (Win)
Magix Samplitude (Win)
Native Instruments Battery 3 (Mac/Win)
Native Instruments Kontakt 3 (Mac/Win)
Sony Sound Forge (Win)
Steinberg Nuendo (Mac/Win)
Tascam GigaStudio (Win)
Tom Erbe SoundHack (Mac)
U & I MetaSynth (Mac)

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