What's your favorite phaser VST?

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Richard deHove
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330 posts since 23 Mar, 2016

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:37 pm

NI's Xmas present of 2017, Phasis, (now part of their Mod Pack) deserves a mention.
https://www.native-instruments.com/en/p ... -mod-pack/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3J-TKw_-_bo

Very colorful and capable. Definitely ranks above Big Rock for me and a much faster result than fiddling with Phase Mistress.

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Jax Pok
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652 posts since 2 Mar, 2015 from UK

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:37 pm

Softube Fix Phaser
Soundtoys Phase Mistress

MogwaiBoy
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2733 posts since 26 Nov, 2015 from Way Downunder

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:29 pm

Phasis freebie +1, thank you NI.

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Russell Grand
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1316 posts since 22 May, 2017

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:58 pm

Yeah, Phasis beats any of the other freebie phasers currently out there IMO.

I'll also add Mobilohm to the list. After all these years it's still one of my favorites.

simon.a.billington
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1408 posts since 12 Nov, 2014

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:21 pm

Good question. Picked up Phasis not long ago, I need to have a closer look at that.

I do have other phasers, I just haven’t used any for a while. Hmmm... time I had another play with them I think

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sqigls
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3057 posts since 25 Dec, 2004 from Melbourne, Australia

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:56 pm

yeah it's pretty lush.
I'm sure there are plenty of folks who will have a knot in their panties over the GUI, but the sound is lush. It's not one of these nasal feedback types, which I hate generally.
It's great. especially for 10 or 11 bucks, or whatever. get a keyfile, done.

imrae
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395 posts since 2 Jul, 2010

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:20 am

No love for Enigma? It's old and doesn't look like a typical phaser, but the ability to focus on a frequency range makes it easy to avoid excess weirdness in places it isn't wanted.

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Russell Grand
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1316 posts since 22 May, 2017

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:50 am

sqigls wrote:
yeah it's pretty lush.
I'm sure there are plenty of folks who will have a knot in their panties over the GUI, but the sound is lush. It's not one of these nasal feedback types, which I hate generally.
It's great. especially for 10 or 11 bucks, or whatever. get a keyfile, done.
'Tis okay, but I much prefer Phasis. And yes, that GUI is horrible. I guess the knot in my panties is too tight to ignore. AQ should really consider hiring a permanent graphic designer 'cause all his GUIs suck.

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Russell Grand
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1316 posts since 22 May, 2017

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:52 am

imrae wrote:No love for Enigma? It's old and doesn't look like a typical phaser, but the ability to focus on a frequency range makes it easy to avoid excess weirdness in places it isn't wanted.
The one by Waves? Never tried it. I might give it a try though, so thanks for the heads up.

Halonmusic
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1609 posts since 13 Nov, 2015 from Norway

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:40 am

imrae wrote:No love for Enigma? It's old and doesn't look like a typical phaser, but the ability to focus on a frequency range makes it easy to avoid excess weirdness in places it isn't wanted.
Oh I thought that one was a flanger. I remember it sounding quite good though.

Harry_HH
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2908 posts since 4 Aug, 2006 from Helsinki

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:48 am

1. UVI
2. NI
3. Audio damage
:tu:

simon.a.billington
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1408 posts since 12 Nov, 2014

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:50 am

imrae wrote:No love for Enigma? It's old and doesn't look like a typical phaser, but the ability to focus on a frequency range makes it easy to avoid excess weirdness in places it isn't wanted.
I’ve seen Enigma used quite a bit, it seems to be quite popular. Perhaps it’s worthwhile checking it out again

chk071
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17021 posts since 11 Apr, 2010 from Germany

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:58 am

TBH, after messing several times with NI Phasis now, i think my favorite phaser stays the one in Spire, and, if i need something external, Phazor from Adam Szabo. Phasis is surely good, but, i miss the last bit of "extreme-ness", with the feedback. When you crank up the feedback, the volume lowers quite a bit, compared to other phasers, and, also, the "resonance" is a bit weak. Kind of reminds me of the filters in Massive. Of course, if you want to get really crazy, and need hardcore LFO speeds, the NI Phaser is unrivalled, so, it surely has its uses as well.

noddog
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55 posts since 4 Mar, 2015

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:12 am

NI Phasis is excellent!

Anti-Logic
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156 posts since 4 Mar, 2014

Re: What's your favorite phaser VST?

Post Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:22 pm

Synthescience Phaser Box.

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