Today, we released Egoist (€99/$99).
Egoist is a groove instrument.
Load any audio file and squeeze the groove out of it! Try your mp3 library and use it a sound source! The additional onboard bass, beat and fx units make Egoist the perfect track sketch tool in the studio and on the road.
- Quickly create melodic loops by rearranging existing content
- Minimal, yet effective bass synth with a good heart
- Unique rhythm section with 400 drums from vintage to hard electronic
- Pick & Chain with SB’s own 7-effects sequencer
The Slicer arranges up to 16 slices of the loaded sample. Apply different parameters like Reverse, Attack, Decay, Level and pitch with the sequencer. Using the 16 available patterns, up to 16 different samples can be used at any time.
Bass & Beat
Egoist includes a great sounding bassline synthesizer/sequencer. The bassline synth offers a mean and strong sound, with different lowpass filter flavors and overdrive. It´s versatile sequencer is capable of notes and pitch bends of any length. The internal beatbox offers kick, snare and hihat, along with a simple sequencer. If you imagine, that you can change the drumsounds with each pattern, limitations start to get you inspired!
The Effect unit brings funky hickups to your tracks. Engage tapestop, looper, reverb or filter at any time to give your beats that otherworldly feel and create stunning breaks!
Chain your patterns! Or create stunning breakbeats by changing patterns quickly! The internal Part/Song sequencer lets you sketch your pattern progressions and line out your next track.
The very special Slice Keys turn Egoist into a slice keyboard! Play the sequencer steps on the keyboard, with all their settings and effects, you will not believe how cool that is!
Egoist is playful
It will bring some quality time to your studio. It’s more than a toy though, enabling an experienced musician to create original pieces on a professional level. Egoist is a well-thought-out toolset to sketch a loop or a complete song. It combines a slice arranger with a beat and bass section. There’s also sequencer with 7 effects to add some special SB sauce.
Slice & Arrange
Egoist’s slicing engine lets you include your own field recordings, mp3 tracks or from the factory samples. Re-arrange and manipulate this material to create fresh and unique loops. Egoist features plenty of random buttons to guide inspiration.
Turn inspiration into rhythm
For a quick start, Egoist’s easily operated drum sequencer offers 16 ready-made beats. With 400 samples to choose from and individual pitch controls on each of the three drum tracks, your percussion track will never sound the same.
Add special sauce
Come and get some soul food! Sugar Bytes’ own multi-effect sequencer is a pragmatic, yet detailed toolset to make your music unique and original. Pick and chain with lofi-mayhem or discreet classics (7 tracks).
Windows (32/64 bit) XP or later, 2GHz, 2GB RAM
Mac OS X (Intel/PPC, 32/64 bit) 10.6.7 or later, 2GHz, 2GB RAM
Mac OS X: VST / AU / RTAS / AAX
Windows: VST / RTAS / AAX