Three Noise Engineering Modules Now Available As Plugins: Basimilus Iteritas, Cursus Vereor & Desmodus

Noise Engineering has introduced plugin versions of three of their Eurorack modules: Basimilus Iteritas, Cursus Vereor & Desmodus.

“Because many of our products are digital, porting the products into plugins was straightforward,” notes NE’s Stephen McCaul.  “It means the same core synthesis, without the space constraints we run into in hardware.”

The software versions allow for more flexibility and options, because additional parameters are exposed. You can also use multiple instances of each.

The plugins include:

  • Basimilus Iteritas — Basimilus Iteritas is a parameterized digital drum synthesizer with its roots in the analog world. At its heart, it is a simple six-oscillator additive/FM synthesizer with adjustable waveforms, harmonic spread, and envelope timing, with noise oscillator added in for added percussive variety. Sounds can be fed into Noise Engineering’s signature wavefolder for crunch and variety.
  • Cursus Vereor — Cursus Vereor is a synthesizer that produces unique timbres from spectral controls. It features three synthesis modes based on different concepts of frequency: Fourier, which uses sine waves; Daubechies, using wavelets; and Walsh mode, using square waves. It has a musical tone structure and can produce an extremely wide variety of harmonic sounds.
  • Desmodus — Desmodus is Noise Engineering’s take on a reverb. This is a true stereo in/stereo out effect. Less of a room simulator and more of a synthetic tail generator with features designed for sound design and performance, the parameters on Desmodus allow you to take the effect from a delay to a beautiful reverb to an uncanny, nightmarish atmosphere with the change of a few parameters. Desmodus also includes Electus, an alternate version that allows tempo sync.

Each plugin has four powerful and versatile LFOs: choose between wave, step, and envelope LFOs to modulate your sound. Adjustable randomization and noise make it easy to add a little variation to your patches. All parameters, including the four Macros, can respond to MIDI velocity and aftertouch. User-friendly MIDI learn and complex mappings like polyphonic aftertouch offer additional flexibility.


  • AAX, AU, VST3
  • 64-bit Intel + M1
  • Mac and Windows
  • Based on the popular Eurorack modules
  • Use the Random button to generate new patches in one click
  • Easy to automate, user-friendly controls
  • MIDI learn and complex MIDI mapping, including velocity and polyphonic aftertouch
  • ‘Tons” of presets included

Pricing and Availability:

The plugins are available now, individually or as a bundle, with the following pricing:

  • Basimilus Iteritas: US$49
  • Cursus Vereor: US$49
  • Desmodus: US$49
  • All three plugins, US$119