The Making Of Re-Guitar: Creating a Tone Modeling Plug-In With Cat’s Ears

Re-Guitar is a plug-in that lets you change the tone of a guitar to improve it or make it sound like another instrument: you can change the pickups, modify the body, or transform your electric guitar into an acoustic instrument.

All of this in real time, with no latency – and no need to actually destroy the guitar: we already did it for you, as you can see below…

It took us quite a bit of time and efforts to create this unique plug-in… Here is the full story, in a few words and pictures! Continue reading

How To Do Mid/Side Processing With Any Plug-In

The traditional way to manage stereo streams is to use separate left and right channels sources. There is however another way: by recombining these left and right channels, you can actually separate the mid channel (mono or center) from the sides channel (stereo part of the signal).

Mid/Side Stereo

Processing these recombined mid/side channels instead of the traditional left/right stereo pair is called mid/side processing and it can be very convenient because you can apply different effects to the mono (mid) and stereo (sides) parts of the signal.

Many of our audio plug-ins provide a mid/side option, but how can you use this approach with any third party plug-in? Continue reading

Significant Updates Announced at NAMM / Previews Available

We are happy to announce significant free updates for 6 plug-ins! Blue Cat’s DynamicsProtectorFreqAnalyst MultiStereoScope Multi, Oscilloscope Multi and DP Meter Pro will be demoed on our booth (#16300) at NAMM this week.

If you are a registered customer, check out the preview versions that are already available on the full versions download pages (link received by email upon purchase)! Continue reading

New Guitar Plug-In To Be Unveiled at NAMM 2019

We are looking forward to showing you our new creation! It will be unveiled at the NAMM Show next week! Stop by our booth #16300 to check it out, or keep connected on Facebook, twitter, Instagram or this blog!

Please find below a few pictures to give you an idea… More details to be revealed very soon! Continue reading

The Guitar Contest that goes to 11: solos selected for the final jury

As announced earlier, we have counted the number of YouTube likes on December 1st to select the 10 videos which are now currently been examined by the jury. Well, there are actually 11 videos since the last two had the same number of likes!

The YouTube playlist has been sorted accordingly (the first 11 are selected for the final countdown).

The jury, composed of Martin Miller, Jean Fontanille, Hans Van Even and the Blue Cat Audio team will now vote for the top 4 entries who will win a prize. The winners should be announced shortly, keep connected!

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