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Previously a Computer Music exclusive, Baby Audio has made its Baby Comeback delay plugin free to all from its website.
Developed in collaboration with Computer Music, Baby Comeback is a lite version of Comeback Kid. The number of controls to tweak your sound are reduced and tone shaping parameters come as presets, but you'll be hard pressed to feel like this is anything other than an excellent delay plugin.
The main draw of Baby Comeback (and it's full version) is its ability to add a modern or retro veneer to your audio. The free version includes four different 'flavours' to choose from; Wide, a modern, clean and extra wide delay; Analog, a darker delay infused with vintage tape sounds and bucket brigade echo units; Saucey, a wet and lush delay sound; and Cheap, which takes its inspiration from 80s rack units to deliver an excellent lo-fi vibe.
Applying Baby Comeback's myriad of sounds to instruments is really something, but thanks to its 'Duck' control, you can use it to great effect on vocals, too without making the lyrics inaudible.
Baby Comeback is available to download for Windows and macOS (VST, VST3, AU, and AAX, 32/64-bit) using the link below. Check out their freebies menu for more plugins to add into your workflow.
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