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Tracktion Hyperion Modular Synthesizer Plug-In
Epiphone Emily Wolfe Sheraton Stealth Signature Guitar

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Tracktion Hyperion Modular Synthesizer Plug-In

Tracktion Corporation has launched Hyperion , a multi-layer modular synthesizer , which was designed and coded by Paul Carter , a . k . a . Wavesequencer .
A child of the 1980s , developer Paul Carter took his inspiration for Hyperion from electronic music artists like Vangelis , Jean-Michel Jarre , and Brian Eno . Hyperion is a powerful VST3 / AU plug-in for both Windows and Mac . Designed for sonic flexibility , it has easy-to-follow , efficient modular processing that is capable of up to 10 layers of complex sound patches . It features a wide variety of synthesis types , adaptable patching , pitch bend ranges , tuning , arpeggiator , and individual perlayer effects . Hyperion also contains multiple kinds of filters , distortions , and bus effects , as well as logic and math nodes for generative patch design .
The Hyperion plug-in is designed to offer the warmth and emotion associated with analog in an “ infinite design playground .” It has a wide array of surgical controls and data generation options and the ability to quickly layer and split polyphonic modular patches .
For more information , go to www . tracktion . com .

Epiphone Emily Wolfe Sheraton Stealth Signature Guitar

Epiphone has released the Emily Wolfe Sheraton Stealth electric guitar . The Sheraton Stealth is created by singersongwriter-guitarist and producer Emily Wolfe and the luthiers at Epiphone in Nashville , TN , and marks Wolfe ’ s first Epiphone signature guitar .
Wolfe worked with Epiphone ’ s luthiers to develop her firstever signature guitar , which is available in black aged gloss . The Emily Wolfe Sheraton Stealth features an Indian laurel fingerboard with 22 medium-jumbo frets and mother-of-pearl block inlays with abalone lightning bolts . The headstock comes in the ‘ 60s Kalamazoo shape with Wolfe ’ s logo – a mother of pearl tree of life – inlay on the front , and a black gloss Emily Wolfe “ Stealth ” signature on the back . The guitar is outfitted with Grover Rotomatic tuning machines and a GraphTech nut , an Epiphone LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and Stop Bar tailpiece hold down the other end of the strings and contribute to the instrument ’ s sustain . The electronics include full-sized Epiphone Alnico Classic Pro humbucker pickups that are paired with CTS potentiometers for smooth control over individual pickup volume and overall tone .
For more information , contact Yorkville Sound : 905-837- 8777 , canada @ yorkville . com , www . yorkville . com .
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