To Boldly Go ….. (The Theremin Synth)

Ok, we have a few new things cooking … but this one should get a some of you excited. Here is a stripped down subtractive synth with controls in the style of a Theremin (you know, those goofy instruments that consist only of a couple magnetic rods). You’ve surely found yourself at some far too… Read More

Infinity Synth – A Universe of Sound

Today we are proud to announce our first sample-based synth. Behold, Infinity Synth! It’s a free synth (but the sample banks are $1 each). The idea is you can build your perfect synth, and not pay for any nonsense samples you don’t want. You get $25 in credits when you first download, to get started.… Read More

MPE Compatibility for Addiction Synth

In case you haven’t heard, a revolution is underway in synth land. A new standard called Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression, or MPE, is gaining traction with a new generation of hardware controllers. We at Stagecraft have been excited about this for some time, and are happy to announce that Addiction Synth is now MPE compatible. Below… Read More

Live Looping Revisited

Live Looping is what got me into this industry. A couple decades ago, being dissatisfied with the hardware live looper pedals, I endeavored to build my own. Years of work eventually led me to a software version I named FlyLoops Looping Studio. While that product never went anywhere, it became a launching off point for… Read More

EchoThief Convolution Reverb Plugin

In recent years, convolution reverbs have become quite popular. Into the fray, we introduce the EchoThief plugin, a collaboration with Dr. Chris Warren, creator of the EchoThief impulse response library.   The EchoThief library was created using custom, state-of-the-art signal processing technology that enables the recording of impulse responses in acoustic spaces that are too… Read More

Modern Bandwidth Limiting for Synths

A couple years ago, we set out to build a synth. We spent a ton of time focusing on automation, a good high resolution spectrum display, proper portamento, waveform warping, preset sharing, and a bunch of other features that we thought important. What we didn’t focus on? Proper anti-aliasing. The result was a synth that… Read More

Breaking into Brazil!

It’s always nice when someone posts video or audio using our software, particularly when that person is coming from a different country, is a skilled musician or turntablist, and clearly loves the software. Big shout out to Fernando Midi and Leandro Guedes for these two videos! Keep up the good work, guys!

Stutter and Spit – Another Glitch Plugin

We’ve been meaning to release this one for a while. Our glitch effect as been part of our larger products for some time, and a consistent favorite with users. So we thought it was time to build it out into a standalone plug and release it into the wild to compete with the beat splicers,… Read More

NAMM 2016

Man, this was an overload. For anyone that hasn’t been to NAMM yet – be aware that it is nothing more or less than 4 long days of complete overstimulation. The NAMM Show itself consists of 3 enormous warehouses stacked atop each other and packed with gear of every sort. The grand piano room alone… Read More

Universal Plug – Load Any Plugin

Ever get a new DAW you really .. really … liked, only to realize that you can’t get to some of your favorite plugins because it won’t host them? We’re talking to you … Logic Pro (loads AudioUnits but not VSTs) ProTools (loads only it’s own format – AAX) Bitwig (loads VST but not AU)… Read More