Sinevibes is pleased to announce the release of Reactive, a new Audio Unit effect plug-in that turns any sound into melodic material. Reactive detects the input signal’s dynamic envelope, and converts it into pitch information via an eight-note keyboard matrix.
The pitch and envelope are simultaneously used to drive three distinct synthesizer engines featuring waveshape modeling, phase modulation, and subtractive with ring modulation. All this is easily accessible via a simple color-coded interface, and lets Reactive instantly create amazing new sounds – from synth and bass lines, pulsating drones, and stepped pitch glides, to glitches, blips, wobbles, and noises – which are all lively reacting to the input.
Ideal applications for Reactive
- Use any sound’s dynamics to generate melodies, strums and arpeggios.
- Transform rhythm and percussion parts into synth and bass lines.
- Create unique instruments and effects in realtime out of vocal beat-boxing or even simple microphone tapping.
Reactive works with Logic, GarageBand, Live, Maschine, Studio One, ReNoise, Reaper, Bidule and other Mac software that supports Audio Unit effect plug-ins. It comes in 32/64-bit versions for both Intel and PPC, and requires OS X version 10.5 or later.
Reactive is available immediately via direct download from Sinevibes for $29.