Rob Papen Announces SubBoomBass VSTi
The Evil Rob Papen has announced SubBoomBass, a new sub bass VSTi plug-in for Mac and PC. Rob claims, “SubBoomBass is filled with excessive amounts of low end ammunition to detonate your tracks!” Well, he’s clearly amped about the release and many dub, drum ‘n’ bass and hip-hop producers may be as well.
Based on the Predator engine, SubBoomBass has been carefully crafted to provide you with the tools to create fresh new bass lines. It includes unique tuned drum percussion samples which are great for Hip Hop and RnB basses but can also be used to add rhythm flavour to your tracks. Also check out the innovative ‘Wave-sequence’ feature which will open up brand new sonic possibilities for your music.
» 2 Oscillators with Analogue types waveforms and tuned percussion waveforms.
» Oscillator waveform Symmetry control for each oscillator.
» Free running option for each oscillator and Oscillator Syncing of oscillator 2 to oscillator 1.
» Each Oscillator offers Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) using an independent LFO for each oscillator with individual speed and amount controls.
» FM and Ring modulation modes for Oscillator 2.
» Each oscillator has a (PWM) square wave or sinus wave Sub-oscillator.
» 6-voice polyphony.
» Main filter is an analogue modelled stereo Multimode Filter, offering 6dB LowPass and HighPass, 12dB, 18dB and 24dB LowPass and HighPass, 12dB and 24dB BandPass, 12dB and 24dB Notch, Comb and Vocal Filter
» Pre-filtering distortion.
» Built-in Amp/Volume Envelope with Attack, Decay, Sustain, Fade and Release.
» Volume control. Velocity> Volume amount.
» Panning control.
» Free modulation
» Tempo sync option with speed settings between 16/1 and 1/32t.
» Poly, free or mono mode options.
» Mono/Legato/Sequencer/Poly Play modes
» Portamento featuring constant rate/constant time or held(legato) constant rate/constant time.
» Adjustable “Analogness” setting to simulate the instability of vintage analogue synthesizers.
» Demo C2 button to preview sounds.
» Global Tuning.
» Decay/Release Shape.
» Tempo sync-able global Pitch LFO.
» Pitch bend with separate settings for up and down pitch-bends.
» 16 step sequencer.
» Sequencer patterns can be 1-16 steps long.
» Swing amount.
» Slide amount for sliding steps.
» HQ effects blocks in serial mode and split mode option if Filter 1/2 are in ‘Split’ mode
» Available effects: Mono Delay, Stereo Delay, Comb, Reverb, Chorus, Chorus/Delay, Flanger, Phaser, Wah/Delay, Distort, Low-Fi, Amp Sim,WaveShaper, Stereo Widener, Auto Pan, Gator, Bass Enhancer, FX Filter, Equalizer, Compressor, Ensemble Cabinet, MultiDistort, Auto Wah.
» Midi tempo based settings in most effects.
» Uses sound banks composed of 128 presets.
» ‘Quick Browser’, ‘Recently Browsed’ and ‘Favorite’ preset functions.
Other features included are two effects slots which can be modulated using MIDI from any of the synthesizer parts. SubBoomBass also features a great ‘Easy Edit’ page and the unique ‘Quick Browser’ system that will allow you to find the sounds you need quickly and easily.
Papen’s SubBoomBass costs $119 / €99 and will be available at the end of April in the VST2.4, AU and RTAS flavors. More information on Rob Papen SubBoomBass.