NuGen Audio has updated
Line-up, Stereoizer and
Stereoplacer (also available
collectively as the Stereo Pack
bundle) and the freeware utility Line-up.
This free update includes performance optimizations
under Mac OS X (AU and VST) and for Windows Vista 64
bit and is recommended for all users.
Line-up is a delay unit,
specifically designed to allow rapid and simple
sample-accurate delays to be set-up with minimum CPU
overhead and screen imprint.
Delay time automatically steps
through powers of two to allow rapid dial-in of
frequently required numbers. Double-click allows
direct numerical entry and holding down shift whilst
click-dragging steps through in single samples.
Although primarily intended as a
line up tool for misaligned tracks (no host PDC,
phase re-alignment, long mic/speaker recording
delay, etc.), Line-up can also be used as a send
effect to create very precise chorus, phase and
Edition is a specially compiled free
edition of Nugen Audio's
available on the
cover-mount DVD or via
There is also a two-page tutorial on taking spectral
imprints within the MusicTech magazine itself (Issue
Stereoizer adds 'stereo spread' to
a mono signal by splitting the frequencies into
bands and then shifting them differently in the R
and L channels. Great for adding depth to percussion
loops and livening up synth pads, etc.