same here, bought it in June, so lucked out too. Pretty cool machine.
VST, AU, AAX, etc. plug-in Virtual Instruments discussion
- 1440 posts since 16 May, 2004 from Soviet Union
Can add not often mentioned kontakt based Granulate 2 (now at 20% sale btw).wagtunes wrote: ↑Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:46 amFor you maybe. Not for me.Distorted Horizon wrote: ↑Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:42 pm
(About Granite - i had not a very good feelings too)
About Quanta - not t a bat thing but during tried demo it seemed to me as good for pads (and only for it), but bad for clean single "scan", due to some specific character of his reading algo.
- 2647 posts since 17 Jan, 2017 from Planet of cats
Ah I forgot.. Granular in Reason is very nice too.
- 17233 posts since 8 Oct, 2014
I did a library for it.
https://soundcloud.com/steven-wagenheim ... 50-samples
- 96 posts since 24 Jan, 2016
If you were previously using the demo did you delete the VST from your plugins folder first? The full installer may not be overwriting it.Atco wrote: ↑Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:08 amI purchased and dowloaded The Mangle 6/9/2019. I received an e-mail thanking me for my purchase and a download code..Following the instructions exactly I loaded the mangle into Ableton 10 live suite 64 bit. On checking my plugins folder there it was Mangle 64. After loading it to a track I found what I had was the Demo version which after much pushing of buttons I got a preset to work but not without faults. Thinking I had made a mistake I reloaded the product taking screen shots of the process..Result..No change except I was unable to load a preset. I loaded a sample which again after much prompting was able to play but not without obvious faults. 5 times I tried the process of installalation. Same result. I e-mailed Tom at Sound Guru for advice. No reply..After contacting KVR explaining the problem, today I received notification via KVR to the effect that. Tom has abandoned the project as he now has a job and could not cope with the number of e-mails he received. However it would seem he can cope with accepting money for the product and generating a reply thanking you for purchasing the Mangle and including a download code + instructions. This is totally out of order and has left me angry..I intend taking steps via Paypal for reimbursement of the money..So be warned if you are thinking of buying any product from Sound Guru..
- 2877 posts since 13 Nov, 2015 from Norway
- 792 posts since 22 Nov, 2017
But it´s really good. Going down all the granular-way you will need Crusher-X anyway. No way aroundwagtunes wrote: ↑Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:07 amFor a hundred bucks? Yeah, no thanks.Neon Breath wrote: ↑Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:06 amI suggest to give Audio Damge Quanta a try. It sounds very good and can sound as rich and buttery smooth as Mangle, its workflow is much better in term for playability and creativity. And the best: it's still supported & updatedwagtunes wrote: ↑Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:00 amLike you said, depends on your point of view. I own Padshop Pro and HALion 6 and, IMO, neither is as good. I also have a few Reaktor based ones. Also not as happy with them.Neon Breath wrote: ↑Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:53 amDepends on your point of view. I own many granular synths and I don't feel it's 'the best' at all. Fun, sure but far away from the best imo. It's been surpassed by many other great ones I think. (and especially since we know it's abandoneware now and still buggy and half baked. Cannot be the best in my book for these reasons)
But sure, if the thing is buggy (Mine isn't) then yeah, you're not going to be happy with it.
Guess I'm one of the lucky ones.
Bottom Line: I would not trade The Mangle for any other granular synth that I own.
- 792 posts since 22 Nov, 2017
- 3409 posts since 15 Sep, 2010
Especially since, and that a lot of people don't know, it can also be used as a synth by loading in it samples and not just used an insert incoming audio effect.