polyverse iWish - anything similar?

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KVRAF
1802 posts since 24 Nov, 2012

Post Sat May 26, 2018 2:16 am

Polyverse iWish is on sale at the moment and it looks like a lot of fun. But I have no idea if the technique they are using is available elsewhere. Are there any similar plugins?
Here is link to its home page https://polyversemusic.com/products/i-wish/

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KVRAF
1802 posts since 24 Nov, 2012

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sat May 26, 2018 3:03 pm

in particular I would like to hear something using field recordings or delicate work using iWish subtly. If at all possible :)

Ah_Dziz
KVRAF
2340 posts since 2 Jul, 2005

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sat May 26, 2018 3:07 pm

NI the finger does pretty much anything that IWish does. So does Sugarbytes Artillary. The Manipulator plugin lets you get far weirder with your stuff. IWish is just a tuned stutter effect. Actually isotope stutter edit does all that stuff too.
Don't F**K with Mr. Zero.

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KVRAF
1802 posts since 24 Nov, 2012

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sat May 26, 2018 3:35 pm

Ah_Dziz wrote:NI the finger does pretty much anything that IWish does. So does Sugarbytes Artillary. The Manipulator plugin lets you get far weirder with your stuff. IWish is just a tuned stutter effect. Actually isotope stutter edit does all that stuff too.
thanks - I will explore those

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KVRAF
1802 posts since 24 Nov, 2012

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sat May 26, 2018 4:53 pm

actually I cant see how they re the same at all - i cant find any way they select a fragment of the incoming audio and play it at the pitch of the midi note for example

Ah_Dziz
KVRAF
2340 posts since 2 Jul, 2005

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 4:27 am

There are a few finger presets with names like "tuned buffers" "tuned combs" those will get you there.
Don't F**K with Mr. Zero.

Ah_Dziz
KVRAF
2340 posts since 2 Jul, 2005

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 4:31 am

Then in artillery you can use the tonal looper effect with key tracking to do it. In stutter edit you can just select pitches for the stutter length instead of a note length.
Don't F**K with Mr. Zero.

Ah_Dziz
KVRAF
2340 posts since 2 Jul, 2005

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 4:32 am

The fun things with all these other three is that you will then be able to use the other effects in there on top of the tuned buffers.
Don't F**K with Mr. Zero.

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KVRAF
1802 posts since 24 Nov, 2012

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 5:02 am

Ah_Dziz wrote:There are a few finger presets with names like "tuned buffers" "tuned combs" those will get you there.
thanks - I cant get it to make a sound at all even following a couple of tutes on getting Finger to work in Reaper. Can get other ensembles to make a sound but not this one. I think I will forget it - really not worth my time to dick around testing out stuff that is too hard for me to get working when I can just buy something that is easy to use. My time is still worth money :)

Ah_Dziz
KVRAF
2340 posts since 2 Jul, 2005

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 5:50 am

I dunno how it would be set up in reaper. In cubase I just make a new midi track and send its output to the reaktor instance that the finger is loaded into. I Own IWish and it is a simple way of achieving that effect. Just wanted to point out some other methods of achieving it.
Don't F**K with Mr. Zero.

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KVRAF
1802 posts since 24 Nov, 2012

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 5:53 am

Ah_Dziz wrote:I dunno how it would be set up in reaper. In cubase I just make a new midi track and send its output to the reaktor instance that the finger is loaded into. I Own IWish and it is a simple way of achieving that effect. Just wanted to point out some other methods of achieving it.
thanks I really appreciate your time trying to help - no idea why I cant get that particular effect going - there is a specific Reaper tute for The Finger and even following that exactly gets me nowhere. Yet other ensembles I can work fine. It's a puzzle, but every so often that happens with Reaper for me - some setting or other has been switched by accident or maybe it will work after a reboot in the morning.

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KVRAF
1802 posts since 24 Nov, 2012

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 6:10 am

Ah_Dziz wrote:I dunno how it would be set up in reaper. In cubase I just make a new midi track and send its output to the reaktor instance that the finger is loaded into. I Own IWish and it is a simple way of achieving that effect. Just wanted to point out some other methods of achieving it.
and then I got it working :) Turned off Reaper for a while and after answering the last post I thought why not give it another go - given I have turned Reaper off and ... got it working straight away. As so often I have no idea why it would work this time but it did

thanks again

Ah_Dziz
KVRAF
2340 posts since 2 Jul, 2005

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 7:27 am

Good stuff. Play with that some before you spend money on a new plugin. I'm obsessed with midi controlled effects so I have tons of em. But the finger really can do pretty much everything that IWish does. Sometimes I'll use them both in series or parallel, and then into artillery.
Don't F**K with Mr. Zero.

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KVRAF
1802 posts since 24 Nov, 2012

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 12:44 pm

Ah_Dziz wrote:Good stuff. Play with that some before you spend money on a new plugin. I'm obsessed with midi controlled effects so I have tons of em. But the finger really can do pretty much everything that IWish does. Sometimes I'll use them both in series or parallel, and then into artillery.
:tu: I would love to hear people using iWish /the others on non beat abstract music. One thing I do like about iWish (as much as I can tell) is the useability. I have Gatekeeper and it is very usable, I do like devices that do one thing with power and clarity, rather than lots of things requiring devotion from the user.

oh and Artillery - hmm I like SugarBytes stuff - they are interesting - Obscurium is good, I've used it hosting Kaivo which is interesting

Terrafractyl
KVRist
340 posts since 15 Nov, 2005 from Melbourne Australia

Re: polyverse iWish - anything similar?

Post Sun May 27, 2018 2:13 pm

Hey there.
Been using and Lovig these types of plugs for ages too. I fell in love with the atomiser (from the virus ti) many moons ago and when I sold my virus I was unhappy with the lack of software options. (This was before iWish, or the finger had come out) Artillery seemed great but overkill, So I made my own realtor ensemble to do it.

https://www.native-instruments.com/en/r ... show/9291/

It's nothing in comparison to Sutter edit or artillery or any of these uber multi fsu FX but it's capable, has a few tricks up it's sleeve and it's free :)
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