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Phase Plant Fifth Anniversary Giveaway Winners Find out who the winners are in our Phase Plant Fifth Anniversary Giveaway! Kilohearts Press Team Thursday, June 13, 2024 Interview with Hazelight As part of our Game Audio Week we took the opportunity to ask Swedish game devs, Hazelight, a few questions about their studio and sound design processes. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, June 11, 2024 Game Audio Week 2024 This week (June 10th to 16th) is our first-ever Kilohearts Game Audio Week! Kilohearts Press Team Monday, June 10, 2024 Phase Plant's Fifth Anniversary! Join us as we celebrate another year of Phase Plant awesomeness with a short retrospective, a sale, and a special giveaway... Kilohearts Press Team Thursday, May 30, 2024 Black Noise - The Sound Of Mátra For its 15th anniversary, Fekete Zaj Festival has turned its location, the Matra hills, and its topographical forms into wavetables, which have been used to create these Phase Plant presets. Kilohearts Press Team Monday, May 6, 2024 Kilohearts v2.2.0 Update Adds Enhanced Curve Editing We have just released another free software update that takes all our plugins up to version 2.2.0 and adds some nifty curve editing enhancements. Read this blog post to find out more! Kilohearts Press Team Thursday, March 21, 2024 Introducing Shaper and Shaper Table We are very excited to announce TWO new additions to the Kilohearts Ecosystem of plugins in the form of Shaper and Shaper Table. It's time to shape waves like you've never shaped waves before! Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, March 19, 2024 Announcing 303 Day Contest Winners And the winners are... Kilohearts Press Team Sunday, March 3, 2024 Enter our 303 Day Sound Design Contest The TB-303 from Roland has its own day on the calendar (March 3rd, or 3-03!). This year we decided to join the celebrations by running a 303-themed sound design contest. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Looking for the best free plugins in 2024? Check out Kilohearts Essentials! Upgrade your music production and sound design with the Kilohearts Essentials bundle of free plugins. Essential studio quality tools. Zero cost. Read this article to find out more... Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, February 13, 2024 Phase Plant Questions Answered If you’ve just picked up Phase Plant or are considering getting into it but are still unsure of what it’s really all about, we’ve put together a few answers to your deepest questions. Kilohearts Press Team Thursday, December 7, 2023 Kilohearts Black Friday Sale 2023 EXTENDED and UNLOCKED Black Friday is here and we're dropping prices on Phase Plant, Multipass, Ultimate and upgrades... Kilohearts Press Team Friday, November 17, 2023 Eight Amazing Third-Party Content Banks Sure, we’ve got a few of our own Content Banks to sell you… but we also love to see third-party banks appearing in the wild. We decided to highlight a few of our favourites for you. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, October 31, 2023 October Multipass Preset Design Contest Check out the results of the Multipass Preset Design contest we ran recently and be inspired... Kilohearts Press Team Thursday, October 12, 2023 Power Up your Game Audio Sound Design with Kilohearts Kilohearts software has become a secret weapon in the game audio sound design world with numerous leading game studios and indie devs making smart use of the Kilohearts Ecosystem of hosts and effects... find out why. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, October 3, 2023 The Power of Triggers in Kilohearts Host Plugins Did you know that, since the v2 update, there are a few ways to trigger modulators in the Host plugins that have exponentially increased the sound design capabilities of these award-winning machines? Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, September 5, 2023 An Interview with Joel Blanco Berg You may know Joel as the "Phase Plant Motorbike Guy" from Twitter. We caught up with him and asked a few questions to find out some more about what gets this sound design wizard's engines revving. Kilohearts Press Team Wednesday, June 7, 2023 Unlock the power of Granular Synthesis: 8 Techniques to try in Phase Plant Are you ready to push the boundaries of sound design and granular synthesis? In this post, we'll show you some neat tricks to help you create truly unique sounds with the Granular Generator in Phase Plant. Kilohearts Press Team Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Introducing Phase Plant's new Granular Generator One of the most requested feature updates to Phase Plant is now here. Say hello to your new Granular Generator and prepare to have your mind blown into tiny little pieces! Kilohearts Press Team Wednesday, April 5, 2023 Build a Custom Filter Machine in Snap Heap With Snap Heap's modular structure and limitless possibilities, you can create endless variations of custom filter machines to fit any sound design or creative mixing task. In this blog, we’ll outline a few simple steps to create a unique filter. Kilohearts Press Team Monday, March 27, 2023 Useful Vocal Effects you can make in Snap Heap In the first of our blog guides to creating useful Snap Heap patches for specific uses we’re going to look at vocal effects. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, February 28, 2023 Eight ways to use the Kilohearts Remap Modulator When released the free Kilohearts v2 update we added a handful of fancy new modulator types. One of those was the Remap module. Here are eight cool ways to use it. Kilohearts Press Team Sunday, January 29, 2023 Our Black Friday Sale is Now On Our biggest sale of the year has begun. Time to save! Kilohearts Press Team Friday, November 18, 2022 Kilohearts v2 is Here We are extremely excited to finally announce that the Kilohearts v2 Update is now available for all users for FREE! Kilohearts Press Team Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Sick gainz, bro! New free content bank featuring presets by DJ Klazaplaza. DJ KlazaPlaza Producer / Artist / Philanthropist Friday, April 1, 2022 NewLoops on philosophy, kinky modulations, and usefulness NewLoops, author of three awesome Kilohearts Content Banks, is here to discuss work, play, and Phase Plant Kilohearts Press Team Friday, March 4, 2022 Oddiction talks Content Banks and more Oddiction is here to talk about his two Content Banks, and much more. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, February 22, 2022 An Interview with Camellia A conversation with the creator of our latest high-octane Content Bank, Microwave Proof. Kilohearts Press Team Thursday, December 2, 2021 Hungry? Have a Snack. Nourishing sound-design goodness in under a minute. George Reece Product Specialist Monday, May 31, 2021 Celebrating Two Years of Phase Plant Would you believe it... Phase Plant is TWO YEARS OLD? Find out how we are celebrating the anniversary this year. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Introducing Nonlinear Filter We are very excited to let you know about Nonlinear Filter, the latest in our range of effects plugins. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Cybergrime (Get Away) Original Kilohearts Song Inspired by our 'Cybergrime' sales campaign, we got together with some friends and made an actual track, using tons of Kilohearts plugins. George Reece Product Specialist Friday, February 5, 2021 3 Things To Try with Faturator Everyone knows you can dirty up a rocking synth lead or guitar riff with a distortion plugin like Faturator. But what else can you try? George Reece Product Specialist Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Tremolo is old news. Try this instead! Try this twist on a classic to knock 30 years off the grandparent of guitar effects. George Reece Product Specialist Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Grab a Free Winter-themed Content Bank Grab a free new Content Bank with glad tidings of the season from us all here at Kilohearts. George Reece Product Specialist Friday, December 18, 2020 Introducing Kilohearts Content Banks We've heard there aren't enough presets out there to show off the power of the Kilohearts Ecosystem. So we decided to do something about that. Kilohearts Press Team Thursday, November 12, 2020 20 FREE Halloween Presets As much as we intend our software to be used for good, we cannot deny that these plugins can also be very handy in the service of evil. Kilohearts Press Team Friday, October 30, 2020 WTF is a Snap Heap If you're new to Kilohearts' stuff it's possible you've not discovered the power of Snap Heap Kilohearts Press Team Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Breathe New Life Into Dull Drums With Multipass Multipass is a phenomenally versatile mixing tool, but it's not just about subtly balancing and cleaning up your sounds! George Reece Product Specialist Thursday, October 8, 2020 Ten Ways Multipass Could Save Your Mix You may not be able to call in a veteran mastering engineer on every song. But you can take advantage of expertly-crafted presets in Multipass! George Reece Product Specialist Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Five Things You Might Not Know About Multipass There is a lot going on with this plugin and it’s possible you’ve missed some of the less obvious features… George Reece Product Specialist Wednesday, September 30, 2020 All Kilohearts Products Updated to Version 1.8.5 This update brings a few improvements and bug fixes as well as some significant new features. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Phase Plant Sound Design with Protostar - Part 4 In the final part of this series, Protostar shows us how to use automation as an often overlooked, but very important, method for breathing more life into a track. Kilohearts Press Team Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Phase Plant Sound Design with Protostar - Part 3 In part three of this series, Protostar takes us through the process of creating a drop using some of the elements from the previous two sound design tutorials. Kilohearts Press Team Thursday, May 7, 2020 Phase Plant Sound Design with Protostar - Part 2 In part two of this series, Protostar shows us how to create drums from scratch using Phase Plant’s powerful synthesis, modulation, and layering capabilities. Kilohearts Press Team Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Phase Plant Sound Design with Protostar - Part 1 We’ve teamed up with producer Protostar and manufacturers of exceptional bass monitoring technology, SubPac, to bring you this series of sound design tutorials using Phase Plant. Kilohearts Press Team Saturday, May 2, 2020