ShapeShifter is a quirky compressor plugin that can cause “blown-open, raucous carnage”

Aberrant DSP has followed-up its SketchCassette plugin with another curious-looking offering: the ShapeShifter dynamics remodeller and ‘character’ compressor plugin.

Inspired by SketchCassette’s NR Comp algorithm, this promises to “completely transform the shape of your sounds,” and offers a blend of upward/downward compression for adding colour, body and grit. We’re told that you can achieve “anything from a subtle vibe boost to blown-open, raucous carnage”.

Find out more on the Aberrant DSP website. ShapeShifter runs in VST/AU/AAX formats on PC and Mac and costs $20.

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. 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, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it. 

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