Lunar Lander

Overview

Breathtaking bucket-brigade Device (BBD) analog delay, plate reverbs (3 sizes) and Class A and Class A/B saturation emulation plugin. Easy to use 3-in-1 combo guitar-like pedal.

We all know the delicate tweaks needed to get a sound to “sit” in the mix. The name of this plugin, Lunar Lander, came about from the easiness of getting this task done.

Primarily designed to tame your aggressive analog synthesizers to sit in the mix, but you will find it working well with just about any other sound source. Put it on your plastic sounding soft synth, and crank the saturation up, and transform your Chihuahua synth to a Dobermann Synth 🙂

Try Tap Tempo your bpm and crank up the regenerate knob on the Delay Module and get the track grooving.

Try Lunar Lander on Bass Guitar and get that larger than life sound. Do you want that 80s soaking reverb sound? Switch to Plate 3 and you are there in a second.

Features

  • Organic feel & behavior.
  • Precise modeling of BBD Analog Delay.
  • Three Plate Reverbs.
  • Class A amplification: excellent linearity, high gain, low signal distortion levels and accent the transients.
  • Class A/B amplification for saturation and color.
  • Flip Analog Delay and Reverb modules in the signal chain.
  • Dry/Wet Mix Control for both Delay and Reverb units for some cool creative effects.
  • One knob Ducking.
  • Works with Mono or Stereo signal.
  • All parameters are exposed to your DAW for automation.
  • Zero latency!
  • AU, AAX and VST3 plugin for OSX & WIN.

Videos

Audio Examples

Artist Reviews

Scott Weiser (AKA Jackal & Hyde)

Lunar Lander is INCREDIBLE!

Scott is responsible for some of the most head strong electrocore bass-bangers such as Dark Star, Go Bang, Beyond, This is the Sound of Underground and Bad Robot.

Marc Codsi

Lunar Lander is a perfect tool for a quick creative delay and reverb effect on any track, I use it when I want to add character to a sound.

Marc Codsi is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and film composer.

Jérémie Regnier

I am stuck on Lunar Lander – so much cream – Wow!

Composer, producer and performer.

Specification

Supported Plugin Formats
AU, VST3, AAX

Supported Operating Systems
macOS 10.10+
Windows 8+

Mac
Intel CPU only (minimum 2 GHz recommended)

PC
x64-compatible CPU

System Requirements
Display resolution: 1440 Ă— 900px or 1280 Ă— 960px or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM

Copy Protection
A one-time challenge & response over the internet. License works on up two separate machines.

Downloads

For previously authorized computers

Version 2.1 Mar. 26, 2021
  • LPF in the Delay Module
  • Sync Mod. Rate to Clock Rate
Version 2.0 Feb. 17, 2021
  • Sync to DAW tempo with sub-divisions.
  • User accessibility to many parameters of the Reverb engine.
Version 1.7 Sept. 30, 2020
  • Triplet delay feature added.
  • Two new presets to showcase the Triplet feature.
  • Bug fix when copying plugin to another track.
Version 1.6 Sept. 23, 2020
  • Zero latency, yes you read correctly. 
  • Addressed issues with Mono and Dual Mono AU.
  • Ducking feature added.
Version 1.1 Sept. 4, 2020

Updated GUI, Enhanced Saturation in P938 and better preset management.

Version 1.0 July 4, 2020

Release version.

Synth Anatomy 4 Presets
BBD delay, plate reverb, saturation plugin

iOS VERSION

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(19 customer reviews)

Bucket-brigade Device (BBD) analog delay, plate reverb and saturation plugin.

$149

  • EUR: € 127
  • TRY: 1,275 ₺

Customer reviews

19 reviews for Lunar Lander

  1. Michael Bracha (verified owner)

    If you want a professional mix with plenty of depth, your plugin should be Lunar Lander.

  2. Algorithmruss

    Pulsarmodular’s Lunar Lander BBD is FAT FAT FAT sounding and one of my absolute must have delay and reverb plugins. I don’t think there is another plugin in the world like it and whatever magic is under the hood it seems to be the same they used for Pulsarmodular’s amazing modular soft synth.

  3. Matt Parker (verified owner)

    So I downloaded Lander with no expectations and was blown away. Like everyone, I have far too many delays but this sounds like hardware, dynamic and organic. I was riveted for hours while demoing. Made my other BBD plugins sound flat and lifeless. My new go to for psychedelic guitar.

  4. Joop van der Linden (verified owner)

    Man, Lunar Lander sounds amazing

  5. lnikj

    I have long been a user and fan of the P900, which sounds better than any other virtual modular. It is fantastic to see further development and the release of its lovely plate reverb and BBD delay as Lunar Lander. It partners my Volca Modular, which lacks a delay, perfectly, producing warm and fat tones. It’s great to be able to use these algorithms on my Windows laptop as well as my Mac desktop at long last.

  6. Cinebient (verified owner)

    Did i need another delay and reverb? Well, the answer was yes since Lunar Lander is really outstanding for me.
    While Lunar Lander does not offer millions of different algorithms, it is just amazing where it should be. The BBD delay is just so organic and full of life, like no other for me. The plate reverb is a very high quality sounding reverb and fits very well with the delay. On top, the saturations rounds that up in a perfect way for me.
    Come to think of it, I find it glues so well (since it also seems to work at near zero latency). It can sound so creamy and smears in such a beautiful way, that it even makes boring sounds really sing!
    Lunar Lander has gone into my very top FX plug-ins for sure.
    To top it off, this plugin has minimal impact on cpu while still sounding fantastic.
    It just ticks perfect with my brain!

  7. Allen Somerlot

    I am a delay junkie. I truly did not want to like Lunar Lander. It is inevitable. truly gorgeous.

  8. Nicolas Jaussaud (verified owner)

    Amazing 3-in-1 fx plugin. Add depth and color to any source. Simple but powerful effects processor, with low latency and light CPU footprint.

  9. jimmy deer (verified owner)

    LL is amazing! Loving the real analog vibe-it sits in the track (not on top of it) and is so easy to get a great sound from. Ambient and dirty lo-fi as you want or clean and smooth it’s all here. The ducking feature makes it unbeatable!

  10. Berger Andre

    This plug-in is outstanding. High quality sound. True anlaog feel. A must have!

  11. James Roberts

    Someone recommended me to try Lunar Lander for huge 80s reverb and wow… it is remarkable how far software has come. I’m getting hardware vibes from this thing and the saturation from driving the amp simply sounds amazing. Very effective plugin for adding depth and a great flavor to have in the toolbox especially for tracking since it’s zero-latency!

  12. Mat Lofi

    I just love Lunar Lander so much. Using it on the melody parts of my Trap Beats, immediately gave me instant gratification. The combination from Delay, Saturation & Plate is very unique and not seen in many other Effects plugins. The sound quality is very professional and easy to use taking you from totally spaced out to more subtle settings- with both giving great results.
    I did find good use and lots of pleasure using this awesome plugin.
    I can highly recommend Lunar Lander to everyone who wants to add some spaced out unique flavors to their Sounds.

  13. Erik Ypma

    Sounds very nice, but lacks a lot functions. No predelay, no width control, or even real sync, which are pretty common on these kind of tools.

    • Ziad Sidawi

      Version 2 has addressed the issues you have mentioned.

  14. J St-J

    Full disclosure: Pulsar Novation gave me a NFR copy of Lunar Lander to test and review.
    Lunar Lander is the Pulsar Modular P900’s “stand alone” effect modules to be used as:
    AU VST VST3 on Windows and OSX.
    AAX is apparently planned for a future release, as written into the “First Edition- May 2020” user manual.
    The latter being accessible from the UI question mark icon.

    Pulsar Modular P900 is a Moog modular VA plugin that deliver that Moog’s sound pretty amazingly.
    Reason for someone to check out this plugin?
    Getting “that sound”.
    And must be said that it sounds pretty darn good.
    Definitely on the pricy side of things, especially considering the plethora of options available at the moment.
    Its a niche plugin but it keeps its promises.

    Its made of three modules.
    Pulsar 931 is an analog BBD delay- bucket brigade device, Pulsar 933 a plate reverb and Pulsar P938 a summing amplifier (saturation module).

    Surprisingly versatile as a designer effect tool.
    There’s time you’ll want to go intuitively instead of having the most tweak able machine.
    Here, the sum of his parts is greater than the whole.

    There’s two effect configurations available.
    Meaning that you can put the plate reverb before or after the analog delay(bbd).

    Comparing the plate effect with others specialized ones surprised me.
    It really sounded good to my ears, better in some cases then some dedicated counterparts.
    It’s gelling well to the source.

    Comparing the delay with some others delays wasn’t that obvious.
    But couple with the saturation module, it definitely shines as a character effect.
    As a chorus effect, modulation plus saturation plus short delay sounded quite good in my tests too.
    Note that it doesn’t use a lot of CPU power plus no latency behaviour while giving high quality results.
    Seems to be pretty well coded.

    A ducking option that was added following users (many guitarists…) requests is pretty welcomed.
    One knob control.
    From the manual:
    “This is our take on ducking within the technical bounds of how Lunar Lander is designed- so it has a slightly different behavio[u]r as you will notice.”
    This behaviour worked pretty well for me.

    DAW sync is on the road map.
    To me, the way the tempo is implemented at the moment is perfect.
    Its in total adequacy with the concept of “analog” delay.
    But sync would be handy, of course.
    The possibility to numerically (using key pad) enter the value would be too.
    There’s a tap option for the delay alongside a triplet option.
    A dot option would be great in a future update to forget about the calculator…

    What is missing to me and that would make me buying it at the current $149.00 USD (as of 2020-10-08) price tag?
    Some more modules from the Pulsar Modular P900.
    More specifically, a LFO for internal modulation (the 924: low frequency oscillator (without cv input)).
    The Moog’s 904-A Transistor Ladder Low Pass filter and the CP10 “clean” mixer for some added sound design power/versatility.

    What would make it totally awesome (to me at least)?
    Modularity, like the synth its coming from.
    An LFO, an attenuator, a Moog filters and a mixer.
    Respectively, the 924: low frequency oscillator (without cv input), the 995 attenuator, the 904-A Transistor Ladder Low Pass and the CP10 “clean” mixer.
    Using patch cords like his big brother.

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  15. meedily

    I’ve been using Lunar Lander for a few days. Using Logic Pro X exclusively. Activating the demo wasn’t as straightforward as I thought it would be, however. When I first instantiated it in LPX, there were no popups requesting activation. I didn’t see the activation option show up until I launched it in HostingAU. After that, it worked fine in Logic.

    I’m a big fan of character plugins with a simple, yet effective parameter set, and Lunar Lander doesn’t disappoint in that regard. It has 3 clearly-defined sections: Analog Delay, Plate Reverb, and Input/Output gain (with selectable saturation circuitry).

    The unit as a whole has a very rich sound, which can be dialed back with wet/dry controls in both the Delay and Reverb sections.

    Pros:
    -The aforementioned rich sound. It’s hard to get a bad sound out of it regardless of what is fed into it.
    -Intuitive controls and nothing wasted in the GUI.
    -Ducking control, which is crucial for deep-sounding effects like this, as clears a lot of space to allow the original signal to breathe.

    Cons:
    -Would’ve appreciated some resonant filters on the low and high end similar to PSP Echo. It allows for quick and extreme dub feedback on both ends of the sonic spectrum
    -No ability to synch the delay with the host tempo. It offers a tap, but it can drift out of sync quite quickly. It lends itself to a more old-school workflow, which is probably what they were aiming for. 🙂
    -Relatively high price.

    I want to expand a bit on the price concern. Though this is an excellent-sounding effect, I’ve been using plugins for 20 years now and have amassed an embarrassing number of others that can compete quite nicely with Lunar Lander. Perhaps if I were starting out and didn’t have any other plugins I might pay $149 for Lunar Lander. But I’m in the former camp, and as result I can’t justify that high price.

  16. briefcasemanx

    This is a very expensive effects unit. What I will say is that this plugin sounds really, really good.
    It has most of the things I want in a “spatial” type effects send chain. A distortion (or “grit”) section, delay, and reverb (in this case, a very spaced out “plate-ish” sounding verb). Every one of these sections sounds excellent. The character you get from the amplifier section serves to both liven up the reverb while also allowing it to blend into the song, almost paradoxically. This, what I like to call “push/pull” effect, is a sign of a good saturation. The reverb I think I read somewhere is based on a Lexicon? I have no idea about that but I know it sounds excellent and gives a sense of space without necessarily making it sound like you’re in a distinct room. It just gives the sound a generally lush spacey vibe that sounds awesome. If that’s what you’re looking for, and the price doesn’t make you flinch, then you should try out the demo of Lunar Lander.

  17. Jonathan Carey (verified owner)

    Ever since the P900 came out, I’ve been watching this company continue growing. I watched Sami Rabia’s review of that beast, and I couldn’t believe the quality I was hearing, it is the equivalent to hardware and more, thanks to Pulsar’s amazing coders- incredible work with every product so far. I beta tested and have Lunar Lander, let me tell you now, it is one of the lushest plate, sat, and delay trio FX processing VST I have used to date. This is definitely unique. The plate has 3 size settings and all of them sound good on most everything! Ambient, rock, jazz, film, etc., it checks off most boxes needed. BBD is colorful and warm, not to mention transparent with everything you throw at it in a mix. The saturation is pleasantly crispy. It deserves it’s rating, at least for me. Download and try it for yourself, won’t be disappointed. Though the price is a breaking point for some, and I get that. Hopefully there are sales, you never know!

  18. carloalberto rigo

    Just bought it and what could I say.

    This plugin is really a true gift.

    I don’t know what’s behind the secret formula of this plugin but I eded up using Lunar Lander on everything, from drum and synths to the final mix of my tracks.

    I have tons of delay, reverber, saturator but this one is so easy to use and so light on the cpu.

    I love the thickness of the sound and the character that it add. True grit.
    The app recently received a lot of free upgrade and from what I see the dev i
    s really responsive to user base requests which is for me a real plus in this crowded plugins market.

    Sicne there is a free 20 days trial all I can say is download yourself and listen with your ears. Pure bliss.

  19. gernot (verified owner)

    I am speechless. 5 stars (only because there is no 6 star rating). It sounds like it is really in my rack.

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