The concept of Gecko is based on the simultaneous use of up to 6 sounds - each of them can be loaded into sound slots. Gecko Kaleidoscope provides 38 prepared sound sources.
Gecko Kaleidoscope is an instrument to create deep ambient pads and mellow spheres. In order to fulfil these goals CI pushed the Gecko concept a little bit forward. Now, each of the six slots is equipped with a separate pitch, high- and low-pass filter, reverb and delay knob. Besides the Fly Table feature they now included the ability of moving frequencies for the master low- and high-pass filter. Furthermore they increased the amount of sound sources from about 20 to 38 sounds. The sound sources are divided into 3 groups:
- An organic area with feedbacks, distortions, bells, solo violins or bowed strings.
- A keys area with sounds from old classical synthesizers.
- An fx area with noise, hizz, crackle and field recording.
All these improvements raised the amount of presets up to 43.
Gecko Kaleidoscope is a useful tool for big and deep motion pads and background ambience. It covers a wide range, from bright electronic ambience to spheric string textures, over deep background pads to fx sounds. These sounds will fit into many styles of music and will give your piece of music "a special kind of depth and richness".