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Chroma, a sequenced mono synth for Reaktor

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~Pd~
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722 posts since 29 Jul, 2006

Postby ~Pd~; Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:52 am Chroma, a sequenced mono synth for Reaktor

Reaktor Tips proudly announces Chroma, the sequenced monster monosynth for Reaktor.

http://www.reaktortips.com/2012/12/chro ... nster.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ya4KPfO-sf0
electro
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Postby electro; Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:50 am

Extremely interesting concept, and the youtube demo sounds good.
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Postby ~Pd~; Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:53 am

Thanks! Also check out this Soundcloud set:

http://soundcloud.com/peterdines/sets/c ... -gris-gris

And may I add, Konkreet Labs is having a 50% sale on Konkreet Performer, my favorite control surface for Reaktor and any other OSC enabled apps.
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Postby experimental.crow; Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:13 pm

~Pd~ wrote:Chroma's MIDI output can be used to trigger external synths as well, depending on the completeness of the synth's MIDI implementation.


ver' nice ...
some of your demos have a zappaesque 'g-spot tornado ' feel to them ...
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Postby ~Pd~; Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:57 pm

You know, I'm familiar with Zappa, I like Zappa, but G-spot tornado is a new one to me. It sounds good though, definitely better than jazz discharge party hats or voodoo butter underpants.
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Postby ~Pd~; Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:14 am

Hey! I got some attention from Create Digital Music:

http://createdigitalmusic.com/2012/12/c ... d-reaktor/
wakax
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Postby wakax; Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:29 am

bigups Peter !
amazing creations.
donato
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Postby donato; Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:54 am

Why copy a legendary synth name? :?:
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Postby ~Pd~; Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:31 am

Chroma is Greek for color, which is what I had in mind. Actually I thought I'd be accused of stealing the name of a legendary web browser. :D

Anyhow it's the sequencer that's named Chroma, because of the way pitch and velocity changes are represented by different colors. The synth part is called Gris-Gris.
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Postby ~Pd~; Mon Dec 10, 2012 3:45 am

As a little bonus for Konkreet users, I've reskinned and refreshed my poly theremin ensemble, with some features from the Chroma sequencer.

Here's what it sounds like:

https://soundcloud.com/peterdines/konkr ... y-theremin

And here's what it looks like:

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Get it here!
exi
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Postby exi; Mon Dec 10, 2012 3:59 am

hi, nice one.. i will try it out later today
does it send midi out?
Shabdahbriah
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Postby Shabdahbriah; Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:06 am

Oooh, THIS is too cool!!! Thank you.

Been meaning to pick-up Konkreet (just got an iPad (1st gen), and Loupe and Mirage also.

I'll note this, for when I return home.

8)


... glad I was wearing my foil hat, when I listened to the theremin demo. :hihi:
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Postby ~Pd~; Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:42 am

exi wrote:hi, nice one.. i will try it out later today
does it send midi out?


Which, Chroma or the theremin? Chroma sends MIDI out, you can control other synths from it, but the theremin doesn't - it's a sound generator only.

However it would be quite easy to add a note out module to the theremin. I'll have to try that. Would be interesting to send MIDI from it to something that supports glide, like Synth Squad or Massive, and play them in a thereminious manner. (is that a word?)
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Postby ~Pd~; Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:44 am

Shabdahbriah wrote:Oooh, THIS is too cool!!! Thank you.

Been meaning to pick-up Konkreet (just got an iPad (1st gen), and Loupe and Mirage also.

I'll note this, for when I return home.

8)


... glad I was wearing my foil hat, when I listened to the theremin demo. :hihi:


Drat! You've escaped the clutches of my mind control rays! :hihi:
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Postby ~Pd~; Tue Dec 11, 2012 4:29 am

2 days left in the Konkreet Performer half price sale!

http://konkreetlabs.com/2012/12/05/kpreaktorsale/

There are other ways of using Chroma, and other ways of using an iPad, but my goodness this one is stylish and fun! :D
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