Glitchmachines – Cataract

Cataract is a Segment Multiplexer plugin geared toward electronic music production and experimental sound design. Cataract features an arsenal of sample scanners with integrated modulation sequencers and morphing functions. This makes it possible to construct architecturally complex patterns ranging from nuanced percussive articulations to intricate particle sound effects and all out generative hyper glitch chaos.

Infinitely transform your audio files with Cataract’s extensive randomization and modulation options. Warp pitched samples into parallax melodies or redistribute loop segments into generative polyrhythms. Whether you are sculpting articulate percussion patterns for an electronic music EP or designing high-tech cyborg effects for a sci-fi game, Cataract will give your projects a unique cutting-edge twist.

2 monophonic scanner modules with dual sample slots!
Integrated modulation and scan sequencers!
2 LFOs per scanner with dedicated modulation matrix!
1 Multi-mode filter per scanner!
1 Delay effect per scanner!
3-Band graphic EQ per scanner!
Extensive global and per-scanner randomization tools!
Morphing section with dedicated X-MOD LFO!
Dynamic color-coded user interface!
Sample pack with over 130 new loops and 200 new sound effects! Presets from Ivo Ivanov, Nicholas Yochum and Daed!
Cross-platform compatibility (PC/Mac – VST/AU 32bit & 64bit)!

Glitchmachines Cataract

Applied Acoustics Systems – Harmonic Geometry

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With Harmonic Geometry, Richard Devine explores our string modeling synthesizer in all its facets. In his distinctive style, he brings us elaborate timbral perspectives and intricate textural spaces using the many shapes and forms of String Studio VS-2. These ingenious constructions materialize into an eclectic collection of sounds spanning modern sci-fi territories, ambiences, surprising percussions, resonant vibrational effects, and exotic instruments. Harmonic Geometry comprises 130 presets divided into eight categories: Pad, Effect, Arpeggiator, Plucked, Synth, Keys, Percussion, and Ambient.

AAS: Harmonic Geometry

Mothership Transmission: SSF Propagate Trigger Shifts

Mothership Transmission: SSF Propagate Trigger Shifts from Joseph Fraioli on Vimeo.

a patch focused around using modulated trigger delays via the steady state fate propagate module.
the main trigger sources are coming from the deplhtronics triggerman and 4MS RCD, the outputs are fed into the SSF propagate where the delay input on each channel is then modulated by the modcan quad LFO with different synced waveforms.
sound sources:
make noise mysteron
verbos harmonic oscillator
cylonix shapeshifter
noise engineering basimilus iteritas
mutable instruments braids
modulation sources:
modcan quad LFO
SSF ultra random analog
make noise wogglebug
make noise maths v2
make noise function
tip top z8000
synthesis technology e355
intellijel dixie
doepfer a-147
processing sources:
mungo d0 with macro machines storage strip
modcan dual delay
tiptop ZDSP with halls of valhalla card
make noise erbe verb
synthesis technology e560
make noise MMG
intellijel ufold
serge resonant equalizer
no computers or editings were using in this videoness.

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Rycote Cyclone

Not sure how many location sound folk visit this site…

Rycote Cyclone from Rycote on Vimeo.

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Features at a glance
Radical new design and shape delivers a new pinnacle in audio transparency, wind noise and handling noise isolation.
Lightweight, durable construction, designed with materials to withstand extreme field conditions.
Featuring 3D-Tex® delivering massive wind noise reduction without needing additional fur coverings.
Basket Z-Locking design, with magnetic locking, provides instant, one-hand microphone access with automatic, self-aligning basket reassembly.
Swivel latches provide additional basket security for extreme environments and run-and-gun applications
Increased acoustic transparency, and no parallel surfaces to minimise room-tones, provides a clean frequency response.
All-new, patented Floating-Basket Suspension with Lyre™ technology for reduction of windshield basket handling noise.
Industry-leading Lyre Microphone Suspension with Universal Lyre webs (19-25mm) includes spares.
Supplied with ultra-soft, flexible Mogami cable, fitted with gold pin Neutrik XX-series XLR connectors.
Output male XLR locked in angled position on lightweight boom adaptor, allowing internal or external pole cables and plug-on transmitters to be attached securely.
Compatible with optional Cyclone Windjammer for extreme wind isolation performance.

Rycote Cyclone

MakeNoise Mysteron – Retrometabolism

MakeNoise Mysteron – Retrometabolism from Richard Devine on Vimeo.

This patch was inspired from the Industrial Guitar Tones patch from the Mysteron Manual. Instead of using a DPO in tune to a fth, or octave + above Mysteron I used a intelljiel quantizer, shifting through a 5 note scale, which was running into the Pitch1 input. The output was then put into a Synthesis Technology E580 resampling mini-delay, setting the offset time very low, while setting the feedback almost at 90%. Mix was set at 50%, while the offset CV control was being controlled by channel 1 output on the Modcan Quad LFO, which was being clocked by the SSF Ultra Random. The output from here was sent to the MakeNoise Erbverb reverb, that was being controlled by the seed out on the Animatter BrainSeed module, which was clocked from a SSF UltraRandom and using the A, A/B and B S&H outputs going into the “type”, !!, “generation”and “depth” inputs. 4 note low bassline using one MakeNoise STO sequenced from one Brains and Pressure Points, running and /8 clocked speed from the A-160 Clock/Trigger Divider. Purple noise output creating the micro hi-hats triggered swing triplets via the 4ms QCD, and slow white noise rises from the SSF white noise output, controlled by a Dixie “triangle” wave output running and synced at a slow rate. The kick drum is the Tiptop 808 BD, set with a very short decay time, sequenced from channel 1 on the TriggerMan. Rich 4 part harmony chords recorded from a Roland Jupiter-6, and then played from the Qu-Bit Nebulae module in time with the entire sequence. Reverb throws from multiplied output from Mysteron into the intelljiel HexVCA, channel 6 being opened by channel 4 random S&H output from the Modcan Quad LFO. Scattered single notes via the Mutable Instruments Braids triggered by the intelljiel “uscale”, 16 note lowpass gate openings via the Optomix.

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Rhythm Wolf Modular Patch Video

This Rhythm Wolf performance video features Richard Devine – acclaimed sound design guru, synth aficionado, and artist. Watch as he integrates two Rhythm Wolf drum machine/bass synthesizers into his sci-fi grade synth rig to create a brooding, hypnotic soundscape.

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What gets you inspired?

Everything from nature, art, and photography, to architecture inspires me. I find inspiration in everything, which could be an art installation, musical software computer patches, or other musical works. Another source of inspiration like I said above comes from designing sounds for new hardware and software. I am constantly looking for new tools and instruments to generate new sounds, and a lot of times these new tools that I design sounds for inspire me to do things that I never thought would be possible. I also love working with other sound designers on projects, which open your eyes to different techniques and approaches that you can learn from.

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