VSTShell is 10 years old!
And because someone asked me for an update recently, and I realised I hadn't posted one since the days of PPC or Intel, I've posted it here:
Just a Mac standalone at the moment, but when I get some time I'll clean up the source and maybe even make a Windows version.
There is a video, explaining it rather badly here:
The interesting stuff with the arpeggiator starts around halfway through - skip to the last couple of minutes to see how it can make you sound like Tangerine Dream ;-)