Sugar Bytes WOW2
Creative Filter Plugin
Everything that you need in a filter unit - and nothing that you don't - in a compact GUI that gets right down to business.
- 21 Filter Types
- LFO, Env.-Follower, Step Seq. & Wobble
- Non Aliasing
- Distortion with 3 Overdrives & 4 Digital Functions
- Distortion Pre- or Post Filter Units
- Envelope Follower with Frequency Detection
- 9 human vocal Sounds in Vowel Filter
- Dynamic Oversampling across the board
All 21 filters produce a stunning analog sound with huge resolution and free of any aliasing. From singing Comb to a steep 8-pole Lowpass from dirty Diode MS to the gnarly 030. WOW2 offers all the filters you can wish for. And all of them work in Vowel Mode, showing off the wide variety of humanoid sounds.
The extraordinary modulation system multiplies the possibilities to modular level: for instance with modulatable modulators.
The presets are a good place to start. Or try a steep 8-pole LP on a bass and taste that bubbly, sMacky sound.
Swing the cutoff between two vowels to create formant-shaping effects on your dry signal. Modulate the cutoff (or the selected vowels themselves...) for distinct chorus and flanger effects. Works best with Comb or Bandpass combined on high resonance settings!
The vowels are: [i:] as in seat, [e] as in hen, [æ] as in fat, [y] as in tu (French), [ə] as in the, [ɑ] as in father, [ɔ] as in awe, [o] as in copy, and [u] as in boot.
There are four sources: an envelope follower with frequency detection, the LFO with 13 waveforms, a 16-step step sequencer and the Wobble Knob (lifted from our Cyclop synth).
Targets and intensity (bi-polar) are assigned in the circular elements at the foot of the modulation section - or you just right click any parameter and assign a source - couldn't be easier.
This is a different beast compared to the other modulators. The central knob controls two things: the shape of the LFO (16 different waveforms) while also changing the speed (12 tempo-synced rates).
The knob can be modulated itself (pick the LFO for a start) and this is what the wobble control is all about: to get that knob moving!
Seven algorithms can be engaged before or after the filter section, which greatly broadens the sonic range. Pick the tube-inspired "Parabolic", the delicately chiseled "Bit Crusher", a Sine(!) or "Diabolic" from digital hell.
Volume is stable even at high levels, which will save you cumbersome automation when things get rather dynamic.
- MacOS 10.9 or higher (Intel or Apple Silicon)
- Windows 7 or higher
Audio Units, VST2, AAX Native, Standalone (all 64-bit only)