Escalator

Fatter sound in seconds

Add weight, size, energy
and character from a single knob

Make your tracks sound fatter, bigger, and thicker in
seconds. After using it, this plugin will quickly become
your new secret weapon.

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“I absolutely love the plugins that the Black Salt Audio team is creating. Simple and easy to use!”

Picture of Tommee Profitt, author of the testimonial Tommee Profitt | NF, Apex Legends, Assassin's Creed, UFC

“Very impressed with Escalator! Adding Escalator to my tracks has them instantly fatter and with more body without becoming muddy. It's a powerful but easy tool to get organic and musical saturation quickly.”

Picture of Max Cameron, author of the testimonial Max Cameron | Black Widow, Spiderman Far From Home, Avenger's End Game

“Escalator’s tagline is spot on - fatter sounds in seconds! With the twist of one knob, I can go from light harmonic distortion that adds weight to percussion and drum tracks all the way up to full blown distortion, with the latter still remaining incredibly musical. It’s wild to have a “one knob” plug-in with such flexibility.”

Picture of Jack Mason, author of the testimonial Jack Mason | J. Cole, Dashboard Confessional, JoeP, CNCO

“This thing is perfect for beefing up otherwise weaker sounding instruments, such as short strings or synth plucks. It really helps them hold up in a denser mix. I love how easy and simple it is to use too!”

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Saturation Knob

We simplified everything happening under the hood
into one simple knob. Just turn it and move on.
It’s really that simple!

“So simple to use and sounds amazing!”

We simplified everything happening under the hood into one simple knob. Just turn it and move on. It’s really that simple!


Escalate the character
of any track in your mix

“This thing sounds incredible on snare drums and vocals.”

Escalate the character
of any track in your mix

Add weight and volume to drums while
maintaining punchy transients.

Add energy and character to vocals and thicken guitars & bass.
Or pianos, synths, strings… it just works.

Key Features

  • The lower value ranges saturate your sound while maintaining the transients
  • As the value range increases, the more Saturation and Softclipping is applied. Pinning the transients in place and focusing the overall dynamic range
  • The more extreme value range will start to apply a distortion to your overall signal

System Requirements

Mac OS X 10.11 or higher

64 bit compatible

Windows 10

At least 200 MB of free drive space

DAW Support

AAX, AU, VST3 versions

64 bit compatible

Ableton Live 9.2.2+ / 10.1 (Mac & PC: AU, VST3)

Bitwig 1.3.9 + (Mac & PC: AU, VST3)

Cubase 8 + (Mac & PC: VS3T)

Digital Performer 8 + (Mac & PC: AU, VST3)

FL Studio 12 + (PC: VST3)

Garageband 10+ (AU)

Logic Pro 9+ (Mac: AU)

Native Instruments Maschine 2.4 + (Mac & PC: AU, VST3)

Pro Tools 10.3.5 – 2020 (Mac & PC: AAX)

Presonus Studio One 3.2.2 (Mac and PC: AU, and VST3)

Reaper v6.28 (PC: VST3)

Cakewalk by BandLab 2021.04 (Build 175, 64 bit) (PC: VST3)

Product Manual

Download the product manual for Escalator here.

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