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BeatChop Realtime Slicer

Slice Audio Realtime


  • • Realtime Beat Slicing & Rearranging
  • • Slices & Modifiers triggered by MIDI
  • • Env, Pitch, Start, Length & Loop controls.

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BeatChop Realtime Slicer from Quadelectra, is a new creative FX category on its own! Just set its buffer length and resolution, and BeatChop will cycle-record the incoming audio you feed it, slice it in real time, and map it to your MIDI keyboard, as if it was a sliced loop!

Simple beat repeats? Stutter effects and tape stops? Glitches and scratches or even audio arpeggiation? BeatChop has you covered, and gives you in-depth control to maneuver your audio! All in real time! No sampling, editing or slicing necessary!

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BeatChop Realtime Slicer from Quadelectra, is a new creative FX category on its own! As the name says, BeatChop is a real time audio slicer!

Here's how it works: You set the step count and resolution of its internal buffer, and when you hit "Play" BeatChop records the audio you feed it in sync with your song. As soon as the audio is fed, it's recorded, sliced and mapped to your MIDI keyboard, as if it was a sliced loop. You can recall any part of that loop, until BeatChop cycles the buffer again, and overwrites the old audio with the new!

With BeatChop you don't just repeat the last beat you played! You can playback ANY part of the buffer as a slice and create from simple beat repeats, to stunning stutter effects.

Need to add some "spice" to that vocal ad-lib? Feed it to BeatChop and make a pattern with your MIDI keyboard in a breeze. No need to edit or slice anything. BeatChop does that for you.

Tape Stop Effects? Just set the step size to a quarter, hit a slice key and automate the Speed or pitch bend knobs!

BeatChop enables you to loop (in forward or alternating) your slices, reverse them, change their pitch and amp envelope, retrigger them or trigger them in sync with your song, plus more... "Transparent Mode" will seamlessly mute / unmute the dry audio when you play a slice, while "Keep Buffer" switch will allow you to keep the recorded data from being overwritten for as long as you want.

You don't have to worry about sampling, editing, slicing and layering your audio anymore! BeatChop does that for you! Even if you change your audio! BeatChop will always "mangle" what it "hears"!

Quadelectra BeatChop is here to change the way you use and abuse your sound once and for all!

Version 1.2.0 Features

  • Amp Envelope is now full ADSR.

  • Added Velocity to Volume sensitivity knob.

  • Added MIDI Keys for subdividing slices in realtime (1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16).

  • CV Input for Modulation Wheel.



Released: 2014-06-19
Version: 1.2.0