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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.
This summer has been busy but managed to find a some moments to piece together this patch. Overall the patch is 6 channels with some sub mixing.
Channels 1 & 2 – Harvestman Piston Honda MKII > Tip Top Audio ZDSP running Valhalla Shimmer DSP chip.
Channel 3 – Tip Top Audio BD808 + RS808 + HATS808
Channel 4 – Cwejman VM-1 + Synth Tech E350 + > Make Noise Optomixes
Channel 5 – Mutable Instruments Braids + WMD Gamma Wave + Tip Top Audio Z3000 > Make Noise QMMG
Channel 6 – Blue Lantern Asteroid BD
Sequencing was performed on Mutable Instruments’ Grids, Tip Top Audio Z8000, Harvestman Stillson Hammer, 4ms RCD/SCM, Doepfer A155/154.
Been using the SSM module a lot the past few months and it has brought new life to modules I sometimes overlook. Using the ins/outs of a single module with the SSM is the closest thing to circuit bending it and creates new sounds from every module I’ve used it with.
Overview video of the SSM by Alex at WMD. Full basic function explained.
A few weeks back, the UAD Thermionic Culture Vulture plug-in blew my in ear monitors and I took it as a sign to pursue the hardware version. Compared to the standard issue Culture Vulture that UAD emulates, The Culture Vulture Super 15 edition has 7 additional distortion functions, additional drive settings, and a few extra features – and decided on this model. Between the order and arrival, I spent many hours with the plug-in and used it in non-traditional ways.
The Soundcloud example below is a single take starting off with the dry signal and then initiating different gain stages. The Culture Vulture Super 15 is being used serially, one channel feeding into another, rather than in parallel in order achieve extreme results.
NOISE ENGINEERING BASIMILUS ITERITAS
ANALOG INSPIRED PARAMETRIZED DIGITAL DRUM SYNTHESIZER
Basimiuls Iteritas is a parameterized digital drum synthesizer with its roots in the analog world. At its heart it is a simple six oscillator additive synthesizer with adjustable waveform, harmonic spread and decay. Adjustable attack including a noise oscillator is also included. These are summed and fed into an infinifolder for crunch and variety.
Twisted Tools and Soundmorph again make a no brainer sample pack at a great price.
DARKMORPH delivers drums, impacts, bass morphs, passbys, ambience, user interface and robotic sounds, derived from both field recordings and designed sounds. The package is made up of over 2.9GB of 24bit/96kHz metadata enriched WAV files, along with the MP16e sampler for Reaktor and presets kits for MASCHINE, ABLETON, EXS24, BATTERY, KONTAKT and REAKTOR.
DARKMORPH was hand-crafted for Twisted Tools by Jason Cushing and Yan David of SoundMorph and is available exclusively at the Twisted Tools shop for just $69.
• Over 2.9 Gigabytes of sound effects and designed sounds
• 24bit/96khz wavs
• Soundminer enriched metadata
• Files can be used with almost any media software application or DAW
• Maschine ready metadata
• Sampler instrument presets for Maschine, Ableton Live 9, Battery, EXS24, Kontakt, Maschine and Reaktor
• A brand new version of Twisted Tools’ MP16 sampler, called the MP16e