Flux Liquid Audio is a real time multi-effects processor and sequencer designed to be used as an AUv3 plugin within your favourite DAW such as Cubasis, NanoStudio, BM3, AUM etc.
The plugin allows you to create patterns containing multiple effects which are triggered on beat boundaries. Patterns can be contuously looped or you can chain multiple patterns into a song. The advantage of this is that you can for instance add a delay to a particular vocal phrase rather than have a continuous delay effect on the entire vocal. You could add varying harmonies using the pitch effect or create gated stutter effects on specific parts of a string section.
A pattern can be 16 to 64 beats in length and can be run at one of two speeds, standard or fast which is great for gate type effects. You can create up to 24 patterns which can be automated in any order along with your host DAW's beat position.
An effect is added using nodes. A 'node' is layed on the timeline over one or more beats, each node has its own unique settings. The node divisions control varying aspects of the effects such as number of repeats, delay time, modulation speed etc. all perfectly synced to the beat using the node division buttons.
There are 11 effects in total, Filter, Repeat, Gate, Pan, Delay, Pitch, Tape Stop, Reverb, Bit Cruncher, Reverse and Flanger, all of which can be used at the same time.
The filter effect allows LP, HP, BandPass and Notch filters which have definable cutoff, resonance and modulation amount. Turn the modulation up to max to start generating random cutoff and resonance values.
The Repeat function was specifically designed for beat synced sources such as drum machines, allowing sections of the previous sub-beats to be repeated at varying speeds and lengths.
The Gate effect can be used to create holes in the sound and generate stutter patterns or fades. This effect allows definable attack and release for each individual node.
Pan allows automated panning at varying speeds, but you get to mix different panning modes and speeds at each step of the pattern.
Delay is a beat synced delay which allows you to create multiple delays with varying delay times within the same pattern allowing some nice cascading effects that are not possible from a single delay alone.
Pitch allows you to add independant left and right channel pitch shifting of up to +/- 12 semitones. 'Harmony' mode allows you to add vocal harmonies at specific sections of a song, while 'Glide' mode allows you to gradually transition from the current pitch to another.
Tape Stop is a great addition allowing you to simulate a tape recorder stopping and starting, as well as some interesting scratch, warble, bounce and elastic effects.
Bit Cruncher is a great for dirtying up specific drum hits by downsampling the audio.
Flanger allows you to create subtle chorus/Celeste or heavy flanging effects which can be re-triggered or free running.
Reverse is great for creating shadow notes on drum patterns by reversing the last section of audio.
Reverb allows some interesting gate reverb type effects on specific sections of audio. The node divisions let you modulate the reverb trail for some interesting ambient effects.
○11 great real time effects.
○Low CPU usage.
○Modulated LP, HP, BP and Notch Filters.
○Gate and Repeat effects.
○Regional Pan and Delay effects.
○Tape simulator effects.
○Mix multiple effects within a single pattern.
○Add harmonies to targetted sections of vocals.
○Patterns up to 64 beats in length.
○Create up to 24 patterns.
○256 steps per song.
Added a new Grunge effect.
Added an option to remotely change pattern.
Fixed a few small bugs.
Ratings and Reviews
Love it - one challenge...
Really struggling to insert patterns in the song section. When I select the # in the song chain, it usually will not highlight correctly. This is frustrating as I am trying to workaround by messing with append, delete but can’t get it to fly. This is in AUM.
Other than this amazing!
Effects engine can be improved
Have the Effectrix was hoping this was a bit better quality. It’s not bad but was hoping it wasnt a cheesy effectrix copy. Hopefully they improve all their apps in sound quality
Updating review to developers quick response and attention I respect the answer and dedication changing it to 5 stars hopefully the quality goes up
And they continue to get better and better
Developer Response ,
Thanks for the feedback. I just added 2 new effects and 2 new ones are already in development. As for sound quality I think this is really down to the hosts audio format and not really dictated to by us, however I am always trying to improve the apps after launch and am putting in plenty of times to make this app as good as I can make it.
So far so good
Grateful for the attention you’re paying to this app. I know we have effectrix out here but this really can give them a run for their money the way you making these frequent updates and responding to your customers needs / perspectives.
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