Fathom Development Update

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tonedef71
KVRian
915 posts since 21 Sep, 2007 from USA

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:06 pm

VariKusBrainZ wrote:Plumb the depths of synthesis with Fathom

This one has a nice ring to it. :clap:
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FathomSynth
KVRian
911 posts since 25 Mar, 2017 from Philadelphia, PA, USA

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:36 pm

RPH, I did not hear a lot of difference with the Spline table interpolation on the Analog Saw oscillator.
But theoretically it should be better so I left it in since it does not hurt the real time.

However, having 400 partials does make a big difference, here's the Analog Saw spectrum at 400.
saw 400 260.png
I'll be curious if you hear any improvement with 2.6.
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CHOOS
KVRist
128 posts since 3 Nov, 2010

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:48 pm

You couldn't fathom the possibilities!

cheesy but what the heck

subterfuge
KVRist
215 posts since 7 Sep, 2012

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:49 pm

Endless waves, Fathom.
Fathom, form the waves your way.

CHOOS
KVRist
128 posts since 3 Nov, 2010

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:52 pm

sound engineering at it's finest

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tonedef71
KVRian
915 posts since 21 Sep, 2007 from USA

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:01 pm

FathomSynth wrote:RPH, I did not hear a lot of difference with the Spline table interpolation on the Analog Saw oscillator.
But theoretically it should be better so I left it in since it does not hurt the real time.

However, having 400 partials does make a big difference, here's the Analog Saw spectrum at 400.
saw 400 260.png
I'll be curious if you hear any improvement with 2.6.
:?: Does adding significantly more partials result in much higher CPU usage?
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FathomSynth
KVRian
911 posts since 25 Mar, 2017 from Philadelphia, PA, USA

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:10 pm

No, not at run time, because the partials are used to create the oscillator buffer,
and once the buffer is created there is no difference in CPU load to play it.

Theoretically calculating the buffers after a dial is moved would take longer with 400 partials
than 128 partials, but I made such extreme CPU improvements to that process in this next version
that it is actually taking less time to compute with 400 partials than it did before with 128 partials.

Also another improvement is that if a higher note pushes the partials above 22000 this next version
automatically switches to buffers with lower partials at run time so it never goes above 22000
and therefore maintains absolutely zero aliasing.

Also, I fixed a bug where it was switching to partials real time mode and playing each partial
individually in this case, and with that fix the CPU performance while playing normally
is better by more than a factor of ten.

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vurt
addled muppet weed
38550 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:15 pm

drown in fathom.

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terminus_one
KVRist
193 posts since 21 Jan, 2015

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:24 pm

"Unfathomable depth – modular to the core."

bibz1st
KVRAF
1546 posts since 29 Mar, 2013

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:34 pm

Its a good synth Fathom honey
Beauty is only skin deep,
Ugliness, however, goes right the way through

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Bodhisan
KVRist
475 posts since 7 Aug, 2015 from H2O

Re: Fathom Zero Delay Filter

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:34 pm

FathomSynth wrote:I need to come up with a catchy slogan in the next day or two for the banner..
Imagine Fathom

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tonedef71
KVRian
915 posts since 21 Sep, 2007 from USA

Re: Fathom Zero Delay Filter

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:51 pm

Bodhisan wrote:
FathomSynth wrote:I need to come up with a catchy slogan in the next day or two for the banner..
Imagine Fathom
When I saw that, I immediately thought of Imagic's Fathom:
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XorXisT
KVRist
236 posts since 20 Jun, 2005

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:56 pm

It is Fat!

It is Hom!

It is Fat Hom-er Synthpson!

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FathomSynth
KVRian
911 posts since 25 Mar, 2017 from Philadelphia, PA, USA

Re: Zero Delay Filter Sweep

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:04 pm

OK, That is officially the funniest thing I've ever seen.

Dee.P.Tree
KVRist
242 posts since 25 Aug, 2015

Re: Fathom Zero Delay Filter

Post Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:29 pm

FathomSynth wrote:Also, people, Fathom will be starting its first real advertising banner her on KVR shortly.

I need to come up with a catchy slogan in the next day or two for the banner.

Something like ...

"Choose your Dream, Choose your Tools, Trust your Instincts."
"You're an original thinker, Use an original Synth."
"Fathom, Making Perfectionism Affordable."

etc., etc.,

Please post your ideas here.
Since Fathom is a Modular Synth, it should reflect in slogan or catchphrase.

My 5 contributions:

1. Fathom: More Than Just Another Modular Synthesizer. Try and Believe it!

2. Fathom: The Modular Audio Synthesis Organism. (I like it most!)

3. Fathom: Your Own Modular Sound Design Organism. Truly Yours.

4. Fathom: The Ultimate Modularity in Sound Design, More Than You Require.

5. Fathom: Your Last Modular Sound Synthesizer. Period.

Best of luck. :D

By the way, Later today, I'll download the mono demo version and try to make a full track with only its sounds (as I do in KVR One Synth Challenge).

I hope my PC of 2010 year with 4 Gb RAM can take load of multiple instances of Fathom. :pray:

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