Freakshow Industries Releases Dumpster Fire Pitch Shifter Plugin


Freakshow Industries has introduced Dumpster Fire, an advanced pitch shifting tool in VST, VST3, AU, and AAX plugin formats for digital audio workstations on PC and Mac.

Featuring the same pricing model as Freakshow Industries’ previously released Backmask plugin, Dumpster Fire is priced at $20 with the option to pay less or even download it completely free of charge (aka “steal” it). In other words, this is pretty much the “pay what you want” pricing model spiced up with Freakshow Industries’ unique sense of humor and lighthearted approach to marketing.

See also: MIDI Choir Is A FREE Pitch Shifter VST Plugin By MV’s Plugins!

More importantly, let’s take a closer look at Dumpster Fire’s functionality. It is a pitch shifting tool that was designed to be more extreme and fun to use than most of the other similar offerings on the market. This is the type of effect that can hardly sound boring. Feed whatever type of audio through it, anything from a drum beat to a vocal, and you’ll surely be surprised by the sound on the output. You can use it on an FX send as a secret spice for layering on top of the clean signal, or as a track insert for the complete annihilation of the original audio source. Hell, you can even put on a Michael Myers mask and use Dumpster Fire as an insane mastering tool – today is Halloween, after all!

In typical Freakshow Industries fashion, the user interface is obscurely designed, forcing the user to explore the plugin’s capabilities by ear rather than following the on-screen labels or reading a manual. This usually leads to quite a few “happy accidents” while tweaking the controls and will generally provide a nice boost to one’s creativity.

You can buy Dumpster Fire for $20 or enter any other price at checkout. Although the plugin can be yours for free, it is highly recommended to purchase the license if you plan on using it in your studio. Let’s keep supporting the developers for the amazing work they are doing!

Dumpster Fire is available for purchase via Freakshow Industries (22.3 MB download size, EXE installer, 32-bit & 64-bit VST/VST3/AU/AAX plugin format for Windows & MacOS).

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Tomislav is a music producer and sound designer from Belgrade, Serbia. He is also the founder and editor-in-chief at Bedroom Producers Blog.


  1. Freakshow Industries makes some nifty plugins and they’re just an awesome company in general. I love their attitude and the “steal” option. It’s genius effective martketing; I plan on paying for every plug they put out despite the option to use it for free. A developer like this deserves to succeed so I encourage readers here who like this effect to decide to pay for it. ;)

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