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Monday, February 19, 2024

Favorite Transition Techniques


video upload by Omri Cohen

"The patches from the video, and from many other videos, are available on my Patreon page - https://www.patreon.com/posts/patches..."

00:00 - Introduction
00:18 - With reverb
04:40 - With a delay in parallel
10:10 - With a looper
13:20 - With distortion
17:00 - with hardware

Access Virus B Rackmount Virtual Analog Digital Synthesizer

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via this auction

"Following up on the success of the popular Virus, Access unleashed an upgraded model in 1999, the Virus B. The original Virus A had 12-voice polyphony, but the new OS in the Virus B doubles the polyphony from 12- to 24-voices and the oscillators, from 2 to 3 per voice. The new OS also added an enhanced programmable 32-band vocoder. There are now up to 82 simultaneous effects, a retro-phaser (6-stage stereo phaser with 24 filter-poles), chorus/flanger, ring modulator, multiple forms of distortion, an analog boost algorithm, and an envelope follower. Up to five FM (Frequency Modulation) modes are also on-board now and many new sounds have been created for this bigger and better version of the Virus.

OS 4.0 was released in late 2000 with even more amazing features! The update is downloadable from Access (free of charge!) and comes installed in all new Virus synths to ship after its release. OS 4.0 adds a reverb with advanced features such as pre-delay sync-able to Midi clock. There's also a groove delay, surround sound capability, external effect sends using the individual outputs, an Intelligent Random Patch Generator, sound categories to sort all your patches in a logical order, Direct FX to use your Virus as an effects-processor while maintaining full polyphony, 16 independent arpeggiators with numerous patterns and realtime parameter access, and an advanced distortion module with lo-fi and filter dsp-effects. OS 4.0 makes the Virus one of the best analog modeling synthesizers to date! Complete control of parameters is available via MIDI. "Adaptive Control Smoothing" ensures ultra smooth parameter changes. There's also a free Emagic sound-driver based Editor/Librarian for Windows and MacOS."

Sunday, February 18, 2024

Moog Mavis, Prophet 5, AJH Synth large Eurorack modular synth Performance


video upload by DreamsOfWires

"Performance using Eurorack and Sequential Prophet 5. The modular consists mostly of AJH Synth modules (list below), a Doepfer Mini Synthesizer Voice and a Moog Mavis.
This is a slightly simplified section of something I've been recording for Bandcamp. A reflection of the present with an ear to the past. It'll be released on Bandcamp soon if I'm satisfied with it once it's finished, no promises.
I wanted to build a piece around a simple, analogue, un-quantised sequencer. The manual scaling and slowing of the sequence was inspired by Tangerine Dream's 'Phaedra', which begins rather chaotically, before the sequence morphs and slows to become more melodic. A fascinating piece of music and synth tweaking from the early 70's.
The ambient drone sounds and polyphonic Prophet presets (which I also created) are more inspired by the movie and television soundtracks of the past, if anything, or at least in my imagination of them.
This was entirely recorded within the Eurorack modular system - the mix isn't the best, but I like creating something in this way, set in stone, frozen in time, warts and all, perfectly imperfect.
My music: https://tomorrowthecure.bandcamp.com

Modules used:
Sounds - 2 full AJH Synth MiniMod voices (equivalent of a Minimoog), with 1 using a Sonic XV instead of a Transistor Ladder Filter. Additionally, a Fixed Filter Bank 914, Wave Swarm, Tone Science Triple Cross, Precision Voltages, Ring SM and CV Mix (for scaling the sequence), Dual LFO, 2x Muting Mxer. Doepfer A-111-5 (same voice as a Dark Energy), Moog Mavis, and Music Thing Modular Radio Music (Japanese funeral ceremony sample).
Sequencer - Erica Synths Sequential Switch with CV Expander.
Effects - Happy Nerding FX Aid (master reverb), ALM Busy Circuits MFX (Mavis drone reverb), XAOC Devices Sarajewo analog 'bucket brigade' delay.
Mixing - Cosmotronic Cosmix.
Audio recorder - Expert Sleepers Disting Mk4 (as WAV recorder)."

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Super Lazy Sci Fi Soundtrack 3 - SmplTrek Liven MEGA Korg Volca Keys NTS1


video upload by ChrisLody

https://chrislody.bandcamp.com
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SymetriC...

"The Synth Tray 2 saga continues. It's now grown a little to include a battery bank to power the NTS-1 that you can see tucked under the cables behind the SmlpTrek. This has 2 outputs so it's also able to power my handmade midi thru box now I've made a cable for it, you can see it at the top right. I've also added a Little Bear MC5 mixer which is sat behind the ELZ_1 play. This is really just a temporary fix because I plan to replace it with a Bastl Bestie when I can justify dropping £200 on one.

So a bit about how this is all setup. The SmplTrek is controlling all the midi in this setup with multiple midi tracks set to different channels. The midi out goes to the midi thru splitter box which then connects into the Liven MEGA and Korg Volca Keys. The SmplTrek is also playing the deep pad from the beginning which was sampled out of the ELZ_1 play into it, and the drum loop. When I'm using this in a sofa session I mix the external gear on the Little Bear MC5 and monitor all the audio through the SmplTrek and usually add a little of my send effect to the output, but this time when I recorded it for this video I connected all the separate instrument outputs to my audio interface instead to give me a greater level of control over the final mix.

The Korg Volca connects through the NTS1 in this jam and I'm using the Hammond Eggs Music - Haze reverb. It contains a high pass filter so it's great for making top end pad/string type sounds. I checked this list of available plugins for the NTS1 recently and found loads of new stuff I didn't know about. Mine is absolutely full now :)

I'm using the ELZ_1 play to play the Liven MEGA here and using the LFO set to a speed of zero as a upward pitch bend. The current firmware of the ELZ_1 play has no 'local control off' function which makes it hard to use as a controller and sound module while composing in a setup like this as playing external midi channels also triggers the internal sound engine. I've suggested adding 'local control off' as an option, so fingers crossed for that one.

The MiniDisc player isn't really part of the setup I've been using, but it was nice to see it fit neatly with everything else :) I was planning to record the output down a global track on the SmplTrek, but they're mono so the ambience lost something when I did that, so I resorted to just playing it live and looping the track. The ambient recording is of my home town of Boston, Lincolnshire, UK.

The NTS1 is being used as an insert effect here (the Volca Keys is passing straight through) but once I buy a Bastl Bestie there is a way to use that in a send/return configuration which will be very useful from such a smaller mixer."

Friday, February 16, 2024

Sequential Prophet 10 | The Disaster. An FX-soundscape


video upload by MIDERA

"This whole sequence of sounds just... was not good. I actually made part 2 first, but then started over and that's what you hear first. Part 1 I just got up and shut it down. But hey - maybe you'll find something inviting and interesting in this moor.

Eventide Blackhole VST used for reverb"

It's all about timbres and how you play them. Interesting as a follow-up to Prophet 5 - How does the Poly-Mod Work?

Multivox MX-2000 Duo Synthesizer

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via this auction

Additional Tone Tweakers Listings | also on Reverb

Stellarvox - Ambient Reverberation Space Designer Now Available


video upload by Igor Vasiliev

You can find additoinal demos here.

Now available at https://apps.apple.com/app/stellarvox...


"Hybrid reverb with an artificial space designer, combining it with algorithmic reflections tail processing, is ideal to creating immersive ambience of deep spaces, lush atmospheric textures or stunning whispering backgrounds in your ambient, electronic, experimental and sound design projects.

Unlike traditional algorithmic reverbs, Stellarvox constructs a complex model of a vast resonant sound spaces with choice of geometry, dimensions and tonal structure of the space, along with a unique feature that dynamically change the timbre of reflections over the reverberation time. The second algorithmic reverb allows you to prolong and blur reflections, adding extra dimensions to the sound space.

Easy-to-use controls on a single screen, along with optimally designed parameters that always give great results, make insignificant the peculiarity of that kind of reverbs, when the model creates with a little delay after changing it. Factory presets and the random feature will give you a starting point of inspiration and allow you to get a quick result where you need just to slightly tweak the parameters to align with your idea.

This application is great for ambient projects, it can create mesmerizing atmosphere from single infrequent sounds of various instruments, or giving a beautiful and deep backgrounds to sharp sequences in electronics, as well as for any experimental projects that require unusual, deep and rich sound ambience."

Thursday, February 15, 2024

TAL Software Introduces TAL-Pha Roland MKS 50 / Alpha Juno II Emulator & Software Editor


video upload by TAL Software

"All synthesizer sounds were created with TAL-Pha"

TAL Pha vs MKS 50 / Alpha Juno II

video upload by

"This video compares our hardware MKS 50 with the TAL-Pha audio plug-in, which emulates the sound of the hardware device.

The videos try to capture the essence of some sounds. You will not hear beautiful melodies, just some raw hardware factory presets. I'm also a bad piano player. Probably someone else can make a better video.

The tests are carried out with the factory presets of the hardware. Both synthesizers play at the same time. We alternate the output every few seconds. The sequencer shows the volume curves; the first channel is the software and the second is the hardware.

The first row of the spectrum analyzer shows the software synthesizer. The second row is the hardware. The oscilloscope on the top shows the master channel with the waveform of the final output.

The MKS 50 is an analog device. Things will never match exactly. LFOs and DCO phases are free-running and never match. Volume, resonance intensity, and hardware envelopes are slightly different for each voice.

The intro is done with the software emulation and it's internal FX.

Notes:
We improved some things like the envelope, the chorus, and also the bass boost after we made this video."



via TAL Software

TAL-Pha is an instrument plug-in that emulates the sound of the analog 80's synthesizer Alpha Juno II (MKS-50 is the rack version).

The plug-in produces the classic analog sound, combined with modern flexibility and many additional functions. The plug-in can read and convert sysex information from the hardware and can also be used as a controller.

Authentic emulation of the 80's hardware synthesizer.

Resonance boost for filter self-oscillation.

The possibility to detune, modulate, and sync the pulse part of the DCO.

Simple but powerful FX section with delay, reverb, and a bell-eq.

Arpeggiator with different modes.

Stereo UNISON mode with up to seven voices.

Aftertouch and MPE support.

Microtuning support (tun file import and MTS Client).

Original factory banks included.

More than 380 fresh presets by Electric Himalaya, The Unfinished, Saif Sameer, emptyvessel and TAL.

Individual tuning for every voice converts the synths DCO into a VCO.

Reads Sysex files and Sysex MIDI from the hardware device.

Can also control a hardware device. If enabled, it sends Sysex through the plug-in MIDI output (only possible when supported by the DAW).

Hohner Gis SKYLINE 61p - Vintage Analog Synth/Drum Machine (1979)

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video upload by Alberto Napolioni

Currently listed on Reverb here. Pics captured below.

"Just some improvisations on this Rare Beauty!
the HOHNER/GIS SKYLINE 61P!

00:00 The Wizard
00:18 Communication Breakdown
00:29 Blue Sunset
00:45 Silikon Carpet
00:59 Elves
01:29 Skyline 78
02:12 Amiga Figa
02:21 Carpenter's Dream
02:29 Bubblewraps
02:42 Chiptuning
03:00 Buzz House
03:15 Where are you?
03:24 Broken Dreams
03:51 Dopamine
04:01 NES medley
04:28 Silikon Tissue
04:43 Sine Poly
04:55 Scatter Brain
05:13 Zelda 2 "Indoor Theme"
05:26 Skyline Rhytmn Machine/Arpeggiator/Acc


FXs Used on some patches:
OTO BIM delay
OTO BAM reverb"



via this auction

"An absolute rarity:

The ultra rare Hohner GIS Skyline 61p - Synth w built in Drum Machine!

I made a Demo video to show how it sounds this beauty. Check it below .

FULLY PRO SERVICED

Collector's Item

100% working conditions

It Comes with a Custom Brand new Case included!

The Skyline 61p has a very wide sonic palette with a lush unique timbre

It has a built in Drum Machine with a surprising "Cr78s" character!

It has also a built in speakers!"

Viper Synths Harmony - New MIDI Controller Designed for Orchestration Libraries Such as Spitfire


Watch Harmony in action, a MIDI controller designed for orchestration libraries such as Spitfire! video upload by Viper Synths

Also see the Viper Synths Robotron MIDI Controller

"This video shows music producer Dan Keen using Harmony our MIDI controller designed for controlling orchestration libraries such as Spitfire, Cinesamples and more.



HARMONY - Deluxe Digital Control.
Precise and comfortable control for your MIDI instrumental libraries.

Harmony is a USB MIDI controller designed for controlling orchestration libraries such as Spitfire, Cinesamples and more.
Fully assignable on the fly with a built in Control Change feature - the rotary "Technique" encoder allows you to browse techniques in all your Spitfire plugins (also works on Kontakt based librairies).

Control any plugin with more accuracy, detail, and precision with this universal MIDI device. It works with any plugin in, you're not limited to orchestration librairies.

Hand-made by David Jacopin in limited batches, HARMONY is a boutique device, opening new doors for expression and creativity.

Harmony gives your virtual instruments the uncompromising control of a conductor’s batton.

Universal Instrument Control - Infinitely Expressive
This deluxe and flexible instrument control provides a sleek feel, with deep control - in a stylish format.

OLED Display Screen
A clear OLED screen to see your values and CC assignments.

Two Smooth, Precise Sliders
Harmony features two 100mm sliders, which are smooth to the touch.
Usually Slider 1 is used for expression and Slider 2 for dynamics - but it can be used for anything.

Three Expressive Potentiometers
The 3 potentiometers can be used to control effects and other values - reverb, release, vibrato, you decide.

Assign Button & Technique Encoder
A switch to trigger the CC programmation and a rotary encoder to switch between instruments techniques.

Universal Control
You have maximum control over your Spitfire instruments. Harmony can also be assigned to any DAW or VST parameter.

USB Connection
Harmony is fitted with a USB-C port, and comes with a USB-C to USB-A cable converter.

Get yours at http://www.ViperSynths.com"

Mike Dean Building a Track Is Analog Synth Mayhem | The Process


video upload by Reverb

"Even if you don't know his name, you know Mike Dean's sound. The super-producer and "Synth God" solo artist is a pillar of modern music production. The Weeknd, BeyoncĂ©, Kanye West, Travis Scott, Madonna, Jay-Z, Christine and the Queens—these artists and more have made classics with Dean, and that's just his recent work.

Before that, he helped craft a whole era of Southern hip-hop with the likes of Scarface, Geto Boys, UGK, and Devin the Dude, after getting his start as Selena's keyboardist and musical director.

Ahead of an upcoming solo performance at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theatre on March 1, we got the chance to see the genius at work, learning first-hand exactly why so many artists seek him out.

Get tickets to the Wiltern show: https://bit.ly/3whQRMa

Shop Synths Like Mike's on Reverb

Mike Dean's YouTube Channel: https://shorturl.at/cfsI0
Mike Dean's Website: https://shorturl.at/bhBLX
Mike Dean on Instagram: https://shorturl.at/crT06

0:00-10:42 - Part One: The Studio
10:43 - Part Two: Building A Track"

Mike Dean - Making of "Challenger" (Live via Stream)

video upload by MIKE DEAN

"Mike Dean in the studio creating the track "Challenger" from the album 4:22 live via Twitch stream on Day 11 of the 422 jams.

4:22 now available on all platforms.

Official Site
https://mwamusic.com"

Quasimidi PolyMorph Sequence Synthesizer

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via this auction

"The PolyMorph sequencer / synthesizer is a full featured and powerful virtually analog synthesizer that assumes an evolved form and purpose of its breakthrough hit predecessor - the RaveOLution 309! First the sounds: the PolyMorph is four synths loaded with synth and drum sounds geared towards electronica and other forms of synthesizer music. Individual ADSR's and filters per oscillator make for a totally tweakable and flexible synthesizer. The sequencer: 16 step, 8 variations, 4 parts or instruments. Parts and even notes can be muted or changed in real time to build and decompose your grooves or synth textures. There are also preset phrase patterns to play around with.

Aside from sounding amazing, the PolyMorph is beefed up by a great set of effects. Add distortion, EQing, reverb, chorus, flange, etc. to each of the four parts independently! The controls, knobs and sequencer can all be controlled via MIDI for in-studio use, however the impressive multi-effects implementation alone is a major hint that the PolyMorph is a machine suited for live, DJ and on the fly music production."

Retroverb Lancet: More Than Just a Spring Reverb


video upload by vermonagear

"We have several spring reverb products, but Retroverb Lancet is our most versatile. It has a multimode filter, a VCA section, and an overdrive.

For modulation sources, Retroverb Lancet has an LFO that can be synced to incoming gate signals, an envelope generator, and an envelope follower.

Do you know the typical sound of a spring reverb that has been kicked? With Retroverb Lancet, you can create that sound with the push of a button, or even trigger it with an external gate signal thanks to its unique CRASH function.

Retroverb Lancet is so flexible that it can even create percussive sounds. We made all the sounds in this video using it. If you want to learn more about Retroverb Lancet, please visit our homepage (www.vermona.com). You can also leave your comments below, and we will be happy to answer them.

Your VERMONA crew from the Elektroakustischen Manufaktur, Erlbach"

UVI Introduces Aurora - Textured Piano


video uploads by UVI

"Discover Aurora, a revered concert grand, reinvented with textures and atmosphere to create a uniquely modern and emotive piano experience."



via https://www.uvi.net/aurora

UVI Aurora comes from the need for a creative, modern-oriented piano sound - reinforcing the piano's powerful tonal signature with a wide range of curated textural elements and atmospheres for a completely new, and uniquely expressive experience.

From playful and delicate to brooding and atmospheric, the sounds of Aurora are rich with emotion and deep with creative possibility. Explore new inspirations, create breathtaking sonic tapestries, and rediscover the piano as an innovative and definitively modern studio instrument.

Creative Multi-Layer Engine
The sounds of Aurora are threaded together with 3 discrete sonic signatures; a concert grand piano, a dual-layer texture engine, and an atmosphere layer - each deeply editable, offering unique emotional components that can be sculpted to create evocative new instruments.

An Exquisite Acoustic Grand
Aurora’s piano sound is based on a world-class concert grand recorded at the renowned Guillaume Tell sound stage in Paris. This meticulously sampled piano offers an extraordinarily natural playing experience, accurately relaying the most subtle and nuanced performances thanks to a combination of deep-sampling and advanced scripting.

Textures and Atmosphere
Aurora expands on the piano's distinct sound with a curated selection of textures and atmospheres. Explore dozens of unique augmentations and custom-made sonic reinforcements, arranged in categories including: Attack, Keys, Machines, Material, Nature, Orchestra, Electronic, Keyboard, and World.

Deep Sound Design
Each of Aurora's 3 discrete sound engines is outfitted with its own editor, offering powerful and intuitive controls over source, amplitude, pitch, dynamics, and tone, while a dual LFO modulation engine and integrated Motion designer allow you to easily and precisely add movement throughout your patch.

Semi-Modular FX
The sounds of Aurora are only the beginning thanks to an all-new semi-modular effects engine. 3 customizable effect slots can be outfitted with any combination of Drive, Tone, Grains, Flanger, Chorus, Phaser, Redux, and Convolver, with dedicated multimode Delay and Reverb, EQ, and Limiter effects to finalize your sound. Over 50 creative preset chains are included, arranged in categories including: Cloud, Echo, Experimental, Lo-Fi, Phase, and Room.

Powerful One-Knob Controls
Quickly make broad stroke changes to your sound with powerful one-knob controls on Aurora's main page, including: Color, Dynamics, Mute, and Intensity. Here you can also quickly explore Aurora's library of effect chains, adjust overall effect mix, and set the limiter threshold. Each of these parameters make for powerful performance controls, perfect for automation.

Stellarvox - Drone space


video upload by Igor Vasiliev

"Stellarvox - Ambient reverberation space designer. Not just a reverb.

More details - https://motion-soundscape.blogspot.co..."

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Elka EK 22 Demos


video upload by M80

"Vintage analog synthesizer from the 80s, made in Italy.
All presets and sounds made by me, using only Vallhalla Room reverb and sometimes the synths internal chorus."


Timestamps
00:00 Intro
00:04 Preset 1
01:49 Preset 2
03:06 Preset 3
04:21 Preset 4
05:57 Preset 5
07:31 End

Elka EK 22 demo_1 - Part II

video upload by M80

Timestamps
00:00 Intro
00:04 Preset 6
02:37 Preset 7
03:46 Preset 8
05:07 Preset 9
06:19 Preset 10
07:44 Preset 11
09:57 Preset 12
11:25 Preset 13
14:13 Preset 14
15:09 Preset 15
16:02 End

painting with sound ... tempera & hapax ... ambient


video upload by substan

"After the Tempera received a ton of new features with the new 1.5 firmware (which is currently still in beta), it has developed into a fantastic playground for sound paintings in the few months of its life.

A performance on the new Beetlecrab.audio Tempera & Squarp instruments Hapax. Source Audio Ventris for reverb.

Recorded in one take into Ableton Live.
Mastered in post with a hybrid setup.

Canvas, project file and music are available for my patrons.
The great support from my patrons makes all of this possible ... thank you so much guys !!
https://www.patreon.com/substan

Substan Bandcamp Page: https://substan.bandcamp.com"

Cherry Audio Introduces Virtual CR-78 Drum Machine


video upload by Cherry Audio

Introduction to Cherry Audio's CR-78 Drum Machine

video upload by Cherry Audio

"'I’ve had absolutely tons and tons of fun with this particular plug-in. I didn’t think I was going to enjoy it as much as I have. I’m not making it up. This is the most fun I’ve had with any plug-in I’ve ever played.'

Cherry Audio and Tim Shoebridge have again teamed up to create an extensive and entertaining video that introduces users to the classic CR-78 sounds and the new features of this tremendous virtual drum machine.

Get CR-78 today at https://cherryaudio.com/products/cr-78 for only $49!

Cherry Audio's CR-78 accurately recreates the punchy analog sounds and 34 onboard preset rhythms of the first true classic drum machine and takes it much further. We've done away with the complex beat programming, replaced it with a familiar X0X-style button-per-step interface, and added an easy-to-use song mode for pattern chaining. Unlike sample-based emulations, Cherry Audio's CR-78 uses modeled synthesis to recreate the classic tones of the original and makes a quantum leap forward by making these sounds fully editable. Four studio-quality effects are provided, with a uniquely fast and fun "send button" for each individual tone in the effects and mixer section, which also includes a complete mixer, compressor, and a six-band graphic EQ.

For more details on how to get the most out of CR-78, try the free demo and check out the User Guide at https://docs.cherryaudio.com/cherry-a...

00:00 - Introduction
01:14 - Overview - The Panels
02:50 - The Main Panel: Factory Preset Buttons and Variations
05:10 - Other Variation Options
09:55 - "Pop Quiz 1!"
12:34 - Programming Patterns
16:58 - Programming Songs
18:59 - "Pop Quiz 2!"
21:46 - Voice Edit Panel
26:26 - "Pop Quiz 3!"
27:15 - DAW Tools and Drag-Export
29:08 - Multi-Outs DAW Option
31:08 - Mixer/Effects Panel
33:18 - Melodic Tones
35:28 - "Pop Quiz Final!"
37:41 - Final Thoughts
40:20 - Outro Track"

Cherry Audio CR 78: A demo and tutorial of a class rhythm machine
video upload by CatSynth TV

"We take a detailed look at the new CR-78 from Cherry Audio, a recreation of the legendary Roland CR-78 "CompuRhythm". With its distinctive analog drum sounds and ability to program one's own rhythms in addition to the 34 presets, the CR-78 made the jump from the top shelf of home electric organs to mainstream pop music in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and set the stage for Roland's later drum machine line. Cherry Audio's version faithfully reproduces the sounds and rhythms of the original, along with some new features to expand it's possibilities an integrate into modern digital studios.


00:00 Introduction
00:23 History of the CR-78
00:57 Overview and preset rhythms
05:11 Additional rhythm controls (fade, cancel, variation, swing)
10:52 Mixer panel
12:35 Voice Edit panel (modify drum sounds)
15:19 Creating user patterns
19:54 Song mode
22:00 Effects
26:17 Factory Presets
30:20 Conclusion"

Please consider supporting this channel to help us bring you more synthesizer tutorials and other content.
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via Cherry Audio

CR-78 -- Cherry Audio's first virtual drum machine -- accurately recreates the punchy analog sounds and 34 onboard preset rhythms of the first true classic drum machine and takes it much further. We've done away with the complex beat programming, replaced it with a familiar X0X-style button-per-step interface, and added an easy-to-use song mode for pattern chaining. Unlike sample-based emulations, Cherry Audio's CR-78 uses modeled synthesis to recreate the classic tones of the original and makes a quantum leap forward by making these sounds fully editable. Four studio-quality effects are provided, with a uniquely fast and fun "send button" for each individual tone in the effects and mixer section, which also includes a complete mixer, compressor, and a six-band graphic EQ.

In 1978, following the success of their AceTone electronic rhythm products, Roland introduced a not-so-little box that made a massive impact. Coming from a legacy of preset-based devices intended to sit atop an organ, the CompuRhythm CR-78 was entirely new: the first programmable, microprocessor-controlled, analog beatbox.

With its colorful buttons for pattern presets, distinctive analog tones, and basic pattern programming, the CR-78 was the first drum machine as we know it. Pro musicians such as Blondie, Ultravox, Phil Collins and Genesis, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Roxy Music, The Cars, Hall and Oates, and many others immediately embraced and immortalized this revolutionary gear.

Waiting for this Moment

For years, musicians have requested a virtual drum machine such as this, and in Cherry Audio fashion, we've delivered it with so much more.

Cherry Audio's CR-78 is a visionary virtual drum machine that re-envisions the original by meticulously recreating and extending its distinctive sounds and beats with new programmability features, and adds over 250 additional presets that take it from mild to wild.

Pattern creation has been simplified with X0X-style 16- or 24-step sequencing, copy-and-paste, and real-time entry using trigger, keyboard, or MIDI device. CR-78 also includes an expansive song mode for chaining up to 99 patterns. All of the original variations for fills, accents, voice cancel, and fades are present, along with new swing and velocity options.

Cherry Audio's CR-78 can be played standalone and includes versatile plug-in options loaded with such DAW-friendly features as auto-sync, drag-and-drop MIDI export, individual outs, and complete automation.

Unlike sample-based instruments, Cherry Audio has emulated the original's tones through modeled synthesis, and a Voice Edit panel allows extensive instrument parameter editing, enabling a range of sonic and melodic possibilities far surpassing the original.

The innovative Effects/Mixer panel delivers discrete level, pan, mute/solo; studio-quality effects, including overdrive, flanger, delay, gated reverb with effects send buttons; and a master compressor and a six-band graphic EQ.

In short, Cherry Audio's CR-78 goes deep inside the box to provide the ultimate outside-of-the-box experience.

Cherry Audio and Tim Shoebridge have again teamed up to create an extensive and entertaining video that introduces users to the classic CR-78 sounds and the features of this tremendous virtual drum machine."

c.1987 Cheetah MS6 Analogue Multi Timbral Polyphonic 6-voice Vintage Analog Rackmount Synthesiser

Note: This site contains affiliate links for which it may be compensated.
video upload by riffers

Currently listed on Reverb here.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

A "forgettable" Buchla Filter Circuit is Reborn // 3 Patches with Pas-Isel from Dwyfor Tech


video upload by DivKid

"Pas-Isel is Welsh for Low Pass, handy that when this is a Eurorack filter module.

Dwyfor Tech are a new company who have taken inspiration from what has been said to be a "forgettable" Buchla filter circuit, smashed that into a Korg MS-50 diode ring for a resonance path and masses of lovely guitar pedal style overdrive and they've made that a Eurorack filter with bags of character, and a different tone and circuit design (it's really multiple high shelf EQs).

In the video we share some of the key points in the story of what this circuit was based on and a bit about the company. You can read more about it all on my website in this interview // https://divkidvideo.com/story-time-dw...

'3 Patches with ... ' is a video series where I pull focus on just 3 things with a piece of gear, set of functions or techniques. More of these to come alongside the larger in depth demos in the future.

You can grab a DIY kit from Pas-Isel (and request and assembled one directly) here // https://reverb.com/shop/dwyfortech

*TIMING INDEX // CHAPTERS*
00:00 Hello & patch previews
00:35 What makes this filter special?
01:47 Feature run down
2:20 Raw filter sounds
03:46 Pitch relative tones & a warm fuzzy jumper
04:56 Drums NUKED! Heavy saturation & modulation injections
06:52 Creating excitement with mixed modulation"



"Pas-Isel is a four-pole lowpass filter for Eurorack modular systems, with an architecture unlike any other. Combining design elements from Buchla and Korg, this diode-based VCF uses highpass filters in op-amp negative feedback loops to generate its signature 'wooly jumper' -24dB lowpass response.

Pas-Isel is entirely realised with through-hole components for ease of assembly. This listing is for the full kit version, which includes all components necessary for you to solder together straight away at home. All our front panels are high-quality anodised CMYK prints on chunky, quality brushed aluminium sheet stock, made in the UK. We also offer a panel and PCB set, if you'd rather source your own components, in a separate listing.

8hp wide, 3U high.
Conforms to Eurorack (Doepfer A-100) standards.
33mm depth required for mounting.
Idle power consumption 25mA on both rails.
25kHz self-oscillation power consumption 45mA on both rails.

You can find the build/user manual at tinyurl.com/pasisel - We highly recommend giving it a read before buying, to make sure it's the right kit for you. I can assemble kits to order to provide you with a completed module, dependent on my free time. I charge £50 for my time and labour in this case."
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