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CrazyCounter


Metronome and MIDI controller with a different approach to (poly)rhythms.

FREE


Available plugin formats:
Windows: VST2 32-bit.





Description:
CrazyCounter is a metronome with a twist and the most basic plugin of the 'Crazy' series.
It allows you to create custom time signatures using either note lengths, ratios or a combination of both. It also has MIDI output for both channels so another VST plugin can be controlled with it.

The concept: a different approach.
The plugins of the 'Crazy' series are based on a different approach to measures and rhythms, particulary polyrhythms. Instead of using pre-defined note lengths to create a time signature the plugins use tempo ratios between the different notes. The base tempo used is your DAW project tempo.

Example:
A ratio of 1 against 2 at 120BPM would make a time signature of 120BPM against 240BPM, in other words: the notes that have a ratio of 2 are played twice as fast as the notes that have a ratio of 1.
In the "old way" this would be a time signature of 1/2 or 2/4, etc.

Okay, but what is the difference?
By using tempo ratios instead of note lengths you can essentially set the note lenghts to anything. What about a ratio of PI against the square-root of 2? Or any other decimal number? By using ratios we can create time signatures and polyrhythms that would otherwise be very hard to create through conventional means.
Features:
- Unique tool for making time signatures and rhythms
- Metronome beeps with user set volume
- MIDI output to control other plugins


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System Requirements:
- Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
- Pentium III 800MHz or better
- 256MB RAM or more
- Any VST2 compatible host application (DAW)





News:


Version 1.0 is released, click the 'Download' button above to check it out.

Automation tags have been added.
MIDI velocity knobs have been added to both channels.


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