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Free music software round-up: Week 102

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Money's generally a bit tight in January, but that doesn't mean you have to go without your hit of new plug-ins. Why? Because, as ever, we're here to tell you about all the new ones that are available for free.

If you've got a new free music software release, make sure you let us know about it by emailing musicradar.pressreleases@futurenet.com with all the details.

Crunck

Crunck

Igor Nembrini Crunck

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

A virtual guitar amp that takes inspiration from the developer's Marshall JCM800 mod 2210. It offers multi-stage distortion and two stages of output EQ, while its control panel keeps things simple.

Fsynthz the teen bundle

Fsynthz the teen bundle

Fsynthz The Teen Bundle

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

A free synth bundle that contains 10 instruments, all of which are based on a similar sound engine and the same control philosophy. They're designed as "a playground for morphing and randomness", so dive in and experiment.

Oceanturtle fnequalizer

Oceanturtle fnequalizer

Oceanturtle Fnequalizer

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

A paragraphic 7-band EQ that gives you bell, high and low shelf shapes to work with. There are additional low- and high-pass filters for bass/treble roll off, while a 'curve scale' feature amplifies the overall frequency response of all the bands.

Kuassa basiq

Kuassa basiq

Kuassa basiQ

Platform/format: PC, Mac/VST, AU Download

A nice-looking 3-band EQ that's modelled on a classic baxandall equalizer and is designed to achieve smooth shelves and natural-sounding responses. The controls are simple, and the plug-in is designed for both mixing and mastering duties. Use it to sweeten up your sound or give it some transparent 'tilt'.

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Group Content Manager for MusicRadar, specialising in all things tech. 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.