reFuse Releases LowEnder
reFuse has released The Lowender, a subharmonic synthesizer Pluggo plug-in reminiscent of classic analog dual-band bass enhancer circuits.
More than a simple EQ, the Lowender creates new bass content from your existing audio material. The characteristic rumble of the subharmonic synthesizer has been an engineer’s best-kept secret for obtaining those low lows. The LowEnder offer switchable frequency ranges, so that the low end frequencies generated can be selected to fit the program material. In addition, the generated subharmonics pass through a gate tailored for low frequencies, which is useful for cleaning up unwanted bass rumble.
The Lowender passes the bass material through an output section comprised of an overdrive circuit and a lowpass filter. Driving or compressing the newly generated low frequencies is essential for evening out their dynamics, and will allow them to sit well in a mix. The variable lowpass filter is provided to shave off the higher harmonics of the overdrive and create a smooth low end – or you can leave some of them in, for raspier bass sounds.
â€¢ Gate, drive, and output filter controls
â€¢ Operates in three different frequency ranges to match program material
â€¢ Analog modeling resulting in no FFT problems
The reFuse LowEnder costs $39 beans. More information on the reFuse LowEnder.