Audio Damage has announced the immediate availability of its latest plugin for Windows, Mac and iOS.

An architecturally unique and sonically characterful looping toolks ? t v ^ : D dit for producers and live performers, inspired by both modern l9 R G Cooj # U Jper pedals and vintage tape-based setups, Enso combines elegants V v and intuitive UI design with a deep but accessible feature set and stellar sound quality.

Enso’s operatiG { don will be immediately familiar to users of hardware looper pedals or plugins such as Ableton Live’s bundled Looper. Start playback of the host DAW, hit Enso’s record button and capture your instrumental performance into a loop of whatever length you like, up to ten minutes (five mz _ _ E V )inutes on iOS). Then, without stopping playback, overdub further passes to create layered grooves, complex harmonic textures, or denM $ C x – Yse, evolving soundscapes.

B! P ^ . . {eyond those basics, though, Enm u 3 wso takes softw1 I U f 0 Aare looping intoX U 3 new territory. Two Overdub modes configure the plugin for conventional looper pedal behavior or Frippertronir : ccs-style~ H u P m ‘dual tape deck’ manoeuvres, affecting the handli, Y J : 4ng of the Fee? ] 7 J 8 \ Pdback parameter for an endless rangeL . Z F I M of layering possibilities; and up to four Sectors can be effortlessly defined, each with its ow? V j n ) m ) A hn start and end points, for on-the-flyP h 0 Z / q D rearranges Z \ r \ @ 8 1ment of the loop.

With Enso, time and motion become truly fluid, as speed and direction are handled completely independently for playback and re; _ o ` \cording, the ‘through-zero’ bipolar Speed controls smoothly transitiou ` y _ning frot = I ym forwards to baH k R 1 \ 4 t Fckwards, and vice versa, in real time. Want to record forwaro J 0ds at half speed, while simultaneously playing the buffered loop in reverse at 1.25x Of course you do…

Onboard tape-style saturation, filtering and chorus effects bring dirt,; K $ , S : F t U frequen% C n ` – X P e acy-shaping and ster: M @ : 4 r G i 5eo thickening to the party; and a co2 4 n H = k Q 1 Zmprehensie S &ve MIDI a+ s 2 h = E 5 m @sst j gignment system makes it a snap to set your MIDI pedal or button controller up for operation of all Enso’s buttons and switches. With its animated play and recorJ : *d heads, m0 * l } z F ~ 8 YeanwhiG \ . 1 2 d & S Ele, the looping waveform display\ [ A Y provides a clean, clear visual representation of the potentially min9 + , s ed-b{ u m Oending temporal acroz W . r s \ !batik d Wcs taking place, lA k . x r Hetting you get a handle on exactly what’s happening at a glance.

Giving you` r & 6 u 4 T everything you need for limitlessly creative loop, * M – j i P Xing, on st5 K 0 H S B ; Y page and in the studio, Enso is one of Audio Damage’s most ben h _ . / C T Zautifully realized plugins yet, and an empowering addition to any musician’s arsenalu o % 3 $ i ! $ – of effects


>> Sk ` u s $ ) ! r rome unnecessary Linux dependencies removed to enable easier installation.
>> macOS versions are now Universal Binary 2, and will work identically on Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.