RP Distort Plugin: The Mother of All Distortion Plugins.

Discussion in 'Production' started by lostnthesound, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    I recently purchased Predator and as a bonus received RP-Distort. After experimenting for several days I thought I'd post a mini write up.

    I've tried many distortion plugins on the market–both Logic's natives and some 3rd party. The problem I'd often run into is that distortion plugin "A" would have a nice character, but would lack the options that would allow me to fine tune it to my taste or properly modulate it. So then I'd go to distortion plugin "B" which would have all the bells and whistles in terms of advanced features, but would lack the tone I was looking for. In the end I'd have to stack up several different plugins to achieve the sound I was looking for, and more often than not by the time I found the "sound" I wanted, I'd have a listen a couple days later and realize it sounded like shit.

    RP-Distortion has it all:
    • Great distortion character options (tube, amp simulator, bitcrush, waveshape, and way too many more to list)
    • Built-in EQ
    • Built-in Filter
    • Built-in Compressor
    • Built-in Modulation
    • Can be MIDI controlled via Pitch/Mod Wheel.

    I try not to shill products, but honestly, this little fucker has really opened my eyes to new sound potential and has saved me a lot of time when it comes to adding some meat to a sound (drums, bass, synth, vocal, etc.). I'm of the opinion that if a plugin can not only improve your workflow but also open new creative possibilities, it's well worth talking about and potentially adding to the collection. For only $69/€49, it's worth its weight in gold.

    Just my .02.

    Cheers.
     
  2. subprime

    subprime Dysjoint

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    Cool man, as an Albino owner I got to download this for free but haven't really got into it. Gonna have to give it a go!
     
  3. mr meh

    mr meh Well-Known Member

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    Sounds fun, i'll check it out

    cheers
     
  4. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Well i purchased predator a long time ago (the 1st plugin I bought), does this mean I can grab this for free too?
     
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    subprime Dysjoint

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  6. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    i find tessla really good, bootsy is a genius, and its free, but sometimes not quite extreme enough for me, might have to try the demo. there is a demo right? or somethuing?
     
  7. mistasfx

    mistasfx MISTA SFX

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    How much is predator?? Last i saw it was £130. i could do with buying it proper, rather than this *ahem* try b4 i buy version
     
  8. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Think I paid about £180 for it, but that was about 2 years ago so I'm guessing it's dropped in price since then
     
  9. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Afraid not fletch. I believe it was a bonus if you purchased an RP product during December. But who knows, maybe drop Rob an email...

    ---------- Post added at 12:11 ---------- Previous post was at 12:10 ----------

    If you buy it from B&H it's $149 USD. The only downer is it takes them about 24 hours to send you the license. But for saving almost $40, it's worth it.

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    Interestingly enough, it seems this is the only product (RP Distort) that doesn't have a demo, though I swear I saw a link for a demo to it last week...

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    I was the same way at first. I decided I'd open it for a quick second to check it out...and wound up spending about 2 hours playing around.