D16 unleashes distortion devastation

Devastor is designed to offer both meaty and mild processing.
Devastor is designed to offer both meaty and mild processing.

Polish developer D16 is best known for its emulations of classic grooveboxes, but with Devastor, it's taking a slightly different tack. This new product is a multiband distortion unit that expands on the one that comes included in the Phoscyon bassline synth.

The plug-in comprises three blocks: a dynamic gain module; diode-clipper distortion; and three filter sections. Each filter can go to work on the signal before or after the diode-clipper and comes with adjustable resonance and cutoff.

Devastor is said to have a wide range of applications. As well as offering brutal distortion, it can also be used subtly to warm up softer sounds.

The plug-in comes with a selection of presets, features a 64-bit internal processing engine and supports MIDI learn.

You can pre-order Devastor now for €29. It'll be released shortly for Mac and PC in the VST and AU plug-in formats.

Click through to the D16 website for more.

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