Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

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Sampleconstruct
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Post Sat Nov 01, 2014 2:32 am

Spitfire31 wrote:With this soundset (and I've only had time to sample a smattering of the patches), Simon puts to rest the whole discussion about Serum as "cold" and "harsh" and "sterile".

These are wonderful sounds, in widely different styles – playable, detailed, different and exciting.

I did buy Codex, in fact, enticed by that same discussion. Now I find many Codex sounds veiled, muffled and often sounding a bit like an accordion. No doubt it can sound good, but that seems to be the main route of the sound designers involved with it, just as Serum gained its initial (unfair, I think) reputation through the plethora of ear piercing EDM patches in the factory banks.

Magnificent work, Simon! Are you going to try something similar with Codex? ;-)

/Joachim
Thank you, Joachim - coming back from the gym reading your nice feedback makes the rest of my morning for sure :)
To be honest: I never checked a single Serum factory preset (like I never listen to other factory presets of synths I buy because I want to explore an instrument without being influenced by anything), so I never got confronted with all the ear piercing, brittling noises people have been talking about. That's why I was always more ironic when contributing to the warm/cold-discussion, because if I want something to sound warm, I just program it (on any synth or sample player or my espresso machine or whatever).

I won't try Codex, I think for wavetable synthesis Serum is it, I've found an instrument I love and Serum has become a new developing platform for me now, next to all the other VIs and FX plugins I create sounds for. Reading that Codex only support 6 slots in the Modmatrix seemed so ridiculous, I would never even try it.

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Sampleconstruct
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:28 am

Bumping this release on a sunny Sunday afternoon.

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Sampleconstruct
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:06 pm

Post release bump on a Monday evening.

http://soundcloud.com/sampleconstruct/b ... demo-sonic

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Sampleconstruct
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:29 pm

This release deserves another bump.

afcollett
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55 posts since 30 Aug, 2014

Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:42 pm

Finally had a chance to really dig deep into these patches, fantastic stuff, more a lurker here then a poster but these really deserve another bump!. :clap:

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Sampleconstruct
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14439 posts since 12 Oct, 2008 from Here and there

Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Wed Nov 05, 2014 11:44 pm

afcollett wrote:Finally had a chance to really dig deep into these patches, fantastic stuff, more a lurker here then a poster but these really deserve another bump!. :clap:
Thank's for chiming in, I'm glad you're enjoying the sounds!

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Sampleconstruct
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Fri Nov 07, 2014 11:40 pm

One more bump for this release on a Saturday morning.

Doug1978
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Fri Nov 07, 2014 11:56 pm

Well done Simon - I got Sonic Tabulator a few days ago and I'm really enjoying using the sounds, which bring a completely different feel to the (well-represented) dance presets of the Serum original Xfer presets.

Great stuff - and I look forward to Sonic Tabulator2 in the future :p

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Sampleconstruct
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:18 am

Doug1978 wrote:Well done Simon - I got Sonic Tabulator a few days ago and I'm really enjoying using the sounds, which bring a completely different feel to the (well-represented) dance presets of the Serum original Xfer presets.

Great stuff - and I look forward to Sonic Tabulator2 in the future :p
Thank's so much, Doug - I was already brainstorming about a name for the next set, it won't be ST2 I think, doing sequels is too easy, although for some sets and synths it works namewise.

Doug1978
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:22 am

Cool :)

Ps, I'm surprised no sound designer has taken the name Plasma yet for a Serum set.

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Sampleconstruct
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Sat Nov 08, 2014 3:25 am

Doug1978 wrote:Cool :)

Ps, I'm surprised no sound designer has taken the name Plasma yet for a Serum set.
Oh, I'm sure that one will be used soon :)

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Sampleconstruct
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:55 am

A 2-weeks-post-release-bump might be appropriate.

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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:35 am

Just installed the Serum 1.0.3 Beta, it seems very stable, better than version 1.0.1 for sure. While testing I couldn't resist to play a quick and mellow pad impro with the "Breathy Sax Pad" from Sonic Tabulator:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGEPkxseh-I

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aMUSEd
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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:38 am

Plus you get more modulation slots - hopefully that will mean no more excuses for not using the macros fully (not referring to you Simon ;)).

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Re: Sonic Tabulator for Serum released on patchpool

Post Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:41 am

aMUSEd wrote:Plus you get more modulation slots - hopefully that will mean no more excuses for not using the macros fully (not referring to you Simon ;)).
I think I will kick myself soon and update ST so that all patches use all 4 Macros, I often ran out of slots with version 1.0 but as you say, no more excuses now :)

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