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Klevgrand’s Baervaag brings simplicity to FM synthesis

Klevgrand has released Baervaag, a typically quirky take on FM synthesis. This plugin instrument comes with one carrier and one modulator, and you can morph between oscillator waveforms.

Take a look at the video above to get a flavour of what Baervaag can do. It’s available for PC and Mac in VST/AU formats ($13) from the Klevgrand website (you can download a demo) and also for iOS from the Apple App Store (opens in new tab) (£4.99/$4.99).   

 Klevgrand Baervaag features 

  • FM Feedback, Filter, ADSR Attack and Volume can be modulated by velocity
  • Oscillators can be shaped between sine, square and PWM
  • One ADSR for each oscillator
  • Controllable wobble factor that adds analogue unpredictability
  • 50+ handcrafted presets created by professional musicians

I’m the Group Content Manager for MusicRadar, specialising in all things tech. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 20 of which I’ve also spent writing about music technology. 

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