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La Jolla, CA, July 11, 2011 - SoundHack is pleased to announce SoundHack Pvoc Kit,
which combines time stretching, pitch shifting, soundfile looping and phase
distortion into four easy to use, sonically rich plugins.
The plugins of the Pvoc Kit bundle are:
+pitchsift - a pitch shifter and MIDI harmonizer with spectral gating.
+spiralstretch - a multilayer, realtime 1x to 100x time stretcher with granular and
phase vocoder stretching.
+phasemash - ring modulation, robot sounds, ambient washes, spectral scrambling.
+pvocloop - a four-voice soundfile looper with time stretching, pitch shifting and
All of the plugins of Pvoc Kit extend the classic granular synthesis and phase
vocoder techniques to create rich new sonic textures. The plugins each have a small
number of powerful controls designed to quickly access a large variety of sounds.
Pvoc Kit can be automated by MIDI controller messages. They are currently running as
VST, RTAS and Audio Unit on Mac OS X and VST on Windows. 64-bit is under
development. The list price is $99.00 and can be ordered for direct download from
SoundHack, a company founded by Tom Erbe (programmer, recording engineer, and
educator), has been designing sound manipulation software since 1991. Tom’s software
has been featured in many films – from “The Matrix” to “The City of Lost Children” –
and is used by many recording artists – from Nine Inch Nails to Ry Cooder to J
Lesser. For more information, visit www.soundhack.com.