PatchWork + Destructor + Late Replies – The Ultimate Guitar Combo?

Did you know that as a guitarist, with Blue Cat’s PatchWork as a host application (or plug-in), Blue Cat’s Destructor for the guitar tone and Late Replies for the ambiance and creative effects, you have access to an incredible palette of sounds for your studio work or live gigs? Here are a few examples, using mainly factory presets… Enjoy!

Auto Backing Track

Just play the lead part, Blue Cat’s Late Replies will follow you and produce a backing track that fits your playing!

Looper

With Late Replies as a rhythmic pattern generator and looper at the same time, you can play both rhythm and lead parts a in a single take. Destructor loaded with “15 Crunch Comp” factory preset.

Clean Reverb

A clean guitar tone, with long reverb… What else?

Clean Pattern Delays

With clean tones, use pattern-based delays for rhythmic inspiration.

Guitar Swell and Harmonized Reverb

Violin-style auto swell with the built-in gate module of Blue Cat’s Destructor on a lead tone – the reverb is shifted by a fifth:

You can also do it manually with the volume pot of your guitar…

Playing with Harmony

Late Replies includes a pitch shifter – play with delays in harmony!

And Much More…

Do you actually need to know how to play the guitar? 🙂

Want more guitar videos? Check out our guitar videos playlist on YouTube!

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Destructor In the Studio – Part 1

We are glad to unleash the first episode of a video series about Blue Cat’s Destructor in the studio: Eli Krantzberg will show you how he uses Destructor to record and mix guitar parts for a TV underscore cue he is working on.

Guitar connected straight into the box, the chase for the perfect guitar tone can begin! As you will see, it is as simple as picking up a few presets and tweaking them to your taste.

In today’s episode, Eli is exploring a few clean guitar tones to record rhythm parts, check it out!

Next week, we’ll add some more dirt to it! Keep connected!

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Guitar Tone Matching With Blue Cat’s Destructor – EVH

There are many ways to match the tone of your favorite guitar players with your own gear.

Here is Hans Van Even‘s method, using Blue Cat’s Destructor to mimic Eddie Van Halen’s famous guitar tone, also known as the “brown sound”. Watch out! Sick guitar shredding inside!

Update: Hans’ EVH preset for Blue Cat’s Destructor (compatible with all plug-ins formats) and the Cubase session of the tutorial are now available for download. Check them out!

Enjoy!

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Blue Cat’s PatchWork, MB-7 Mixer and Destructor Free Update

ho-ho-hoMerry Xmas!

This is probably our last release for 2016… 3 of our best selling plug-ins have just been updated!

These new versions mainly bring a couple of bug fixes and minor improvements that will make your audio life easier (details below). Check out Blue Cat’s Destructor 1.11, Blue Cat’s MB-7 Mixer 2.54 and PatchWork 1.74! Continue reading

Blue Cat’s Destructor 1.1 and Year-End Deals Launched!

bluecatdestructor1-1 We are glad to announce the release of Blue Cat’s Destructor 1.1, including several workflow and user interface enhancements (full change list below).

With more than 200 additional visual styles, new locking features for improved presets management, contrast adjustments for spectrograms, as well as a couple of other GUI improvements, the plug-in has become even easier to use, check it out! Of course, the update is free for existing customers, as usual! Continue reading