Console: Modular FX Rack and Mixer

Console is Impact Soundworks’ custom-built, fully modular FX rack, pedal board, and channel mixer available for the first time in Shreddage 3 Stratus. Unlike our previous FX racks, which were locked into a specific set of 8 or fewer modules in a specific order, Console gives you total flexibility. You get 8 inserts per channel…

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The Shreddage 3 Ecosystem

Whether you have every previous Shreddage 2 series guitar or you’re new to the family, our new generation of Shreddage 3 virtual instruments is designed to be powerful, expandable, and affordable! We plan on incorporating all of our electric guitars and basses as Shreddage 3 instruments. Each instrument will have a standardized UI and feature…

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Shreddage 3 Engine

Our next generation of virtual guitars and basses will be powered by a custom script & UI we’re calling the S3 Engine. Rather than a simple update to our Shreddage 2 guitars, we’re using all the tools available in Kontakt 5.7 to build an entirely new instrument engine from scratch. In the next few blog…

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Total Articulation Control Technology (TACT)

Since Impact Soundworks’ first library in 2007, we’ve committed to deep-sampling in all our virtual instruments. This means recording as many dynamics, round robins, articulations, and mic positions as necessary to best capture the essence of acoustic instruments and ensembles. Though it takes much longer, we think this approach gives the best possible results. The…

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Shreddage Songwriting Contest

In July 2016, Impact Soundworks sounded the call for composers, producers, and musicians to show us theirfinest original work using our Shreddage instruments. The competition was fierce with over 100 entries submitted, but in the end, FIVE artists were victorious, with two ties in the top 3! Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to…

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Backup and Archive Solutions for Musicians

There are more options than ever for storing and backing up your valuable data. That’s good, since musicians have a greater need for storage and archiving as well. As our hard drives increase in size, so too have do our sample libraries, project files, and multi-track sessions. More than ever, we require robust solutions for…

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