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Antares Audio Technologies Announces AVOX Evo Antares Vocal Toolkit

7/22/2009

(Scotts Valley, CA, July 21, 2009) -- Antares Audio Technologies has announced the availability of the AVOX Evo Antares Vocal Toolkit, the third generation of their comprehensive vocal processing suite. Now featuring Antares' seriously evolved Evo™ Voice Processing Technology, AVOX Evo combines ten state-of-the-art vocal processing modules to give musicians, engineers and sound designers the power they need to create stunning vocal tracks in any musical style as well as design unique vocal effects for audio post-production applications.

New in AVOX Evo is the incorporation of Dr. Andy's groundbreaking Evo™ Voice Processing technology. First seen (and heard) in Auto-Tune Evo, the result is an entirely new level of sonic performance. With faster, more accurate pitch detection, smoother, artifact-free pitch shifting, and seamless, natural-sounding (if desired) throat modeling, AVOX Evo plug-ins just work better. Leaving musicians free to focus on creating their music.

Other additions include redesigned user interfaces for the original five AVOX plug-ins, five integrated channels of Antares' unique CHOIR Vocal Multiplier in Harmony Engine Evo, high-quality pitch shifting in THROAT Evo, tempo-synced alienization rate in MUTATOR Evo, and more. And at a new, lower MSRP, AVOX Evo matches its unbeatable creative power with truly unbeatable value.

AVOX Evo includes:

Harmony Engine Evo Vocal Modeling Harmony Generator: A real-time harmony generating plug-in that puts professional-quality harmony arrangements within reach of any songwriter, producer, musician or engineer. The quickest, easiest tool for creating realistic harmonies.

MUTATOR Evo Extreme Voice Designer: MUTATOR Evo provides a combination of tools for creating unusual, weird, or downright wacky voices. With high-quality pitch shifting, throat modeling, pitch-tracking ring modulator-based "mutation" and a mind-bending Alienization function, MUTATOR is the perfect tool for unique vocal effects and post-production sound design.

ARTICULATOR Evo Digital Talkbox: A modern-day version of the venerable talk box, ARTICULATOR lets a user extract the formant and amplitude information from a vocal (or other dynamic source) and apply it to any other audio track. Perfect for talking guitars, singing synths, and a wide range of special effects.

THROAT Evo Physical Modeling Vocal Designer: A powerful vocal tool that lets you process a vocal through a meticulously crafted physical model of the human vocal tract.

DUO Evo Vocal Modeling Auto-Doubler: Using a simplified version of THROAT's vocal modeling, along with variations in pitch, timing and vibrato depth, DUO automatically generates a doubled vocal part with unmatched ease and realism.

CHOIR Evo Vocal Multiplier: Turns a single voice into up to 32 distinct individual unison voices, each with its own pitch, timing and vibrato variations. Assign instances of CHOIR to voices singing harmony and voila, instant choir.

PUNCH Evo Vocal Impact Enhancer: Gives your vocal more dynamic impact, allowing it to cut through a dense mix with clarity and power.

ASPIRE Evo Aspiration Noise Processor: ASPIRE is the world's first tool for modifying a voice's breathiness independently of its harmonic content. Whether reducing a bit of vocal rasp or adding a bit of smokiness, ASPIRE allows modification of the amount and quality of a voice's aspiration noise (the component of every voice that's the result of air passing over the vocal chords) without otherwise affecting the vocal's harmonic characteristics.

WARM Tube Saturation Generator: Based on Antares' legendary Tube plug-in, WARM warms up vocals with Antares' world-renown analog tube modeling technology, while being so processing-efficient that it can be used on every track in a project with negligible impact on CPU usage.

SYBIL Evo Variable Frequency De-Esser: Tames vocal sibilance with a flexible compressor and a variable side-chain frequency to match any vocal performance.

AVOX Evo is available for RTAS (Mac OS X and PC), VST (Mac OS X and PC) and Audio Units (Mac OS X) at a U.S. MSRP of $499.00. All Macintosh versions are universal binaries. PC versions are XP and VISTA compatible.

For even greater savings, AVOX Evo is also available bundled with Auto-Tune Evo Native or TDM as part of the Auto-Tune Vocal Studio.

Upgrades to AVOX Evo are available for purchase and download by current registered owners of the original AVOX, AVOX AT, AVOX 2, and The Auto-Tune Vocal Studio (Native and TDM). See the Antares web site for details.

More AVOX Evo information and fully functional time-limited demo versions are available at the Antares web site:

http://www.antarestech.com

Antares Audio Technologies

Antares Audio Technologies is the worldwide leader in the development of unique vocal processing tools. Having revolutionized vocal production with the ground-breaking Auto-Tune pitch correction technology, Antares is committed to providing producers, engineers, sound designers and musicians with powerful, innovative, easy-to-use tools for enhancing and manipulating the human voice.

Antares Audio Technologies is located at 231 Technology Circle, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. Email: info@antarestech.com Web:www.antarestech.com

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