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

The LaunchCraft is Away!

As you may know, we’ve been busy Hacking the Launchpad Pro. Today we’re pleased to announce the official release of our LaunchCraft plugin for the LaunchPad. The LaunchCraft plugin extends the native functionality of the Novation Launchpad MK2 and Launchpad Pro. When using the Launchpad in Notes mode, instead of being locked into a single… Read More

Scratch Track 3.0 Released

We receive a ton of feature requests from Scratch Track users, and we’ve been listening. Today we are happy to launch the new and improved Scratch Track 3.0! We’ve added the most requested feature, MIDI platter support, as well as preset saving and sharing, effects chaining on individual samples or turntable output, and more: MIDI… Read More