Re: [AH] Who is doing polyphonic modular?

From matrix
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I've considered it, but don't think it is necessary.  You then lose the
feeling of being there.  I don't get to hear it with a line into my head.
 There will be plenty enough out there over time.

On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 12:01 PM, cheater00 . <cheater00@gmail.com> wrote:

> Have you considered doing the same thing they do in SonicState? Line
> in, and mic, and they mix in the mic only when someone's talking.
>
> On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 8:59 PM, matrix <matrixsynth@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yep.  It's a NAMM video meant to capture the feel of being there!  :)
> >
> >
> > On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 11:57 AM, cheater00 . <cheater00@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Lovely video, thanks matrix. I would love to hear a line-in version
> >> but polyphony can be well heard with the camera mic too :) and that's
> >> what the video is about.
> >>
> >> On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 7:58 PM, matrix <matrixsynth@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Tiptop Audio is still working on a poly modular system.  I saw their
> >> > poly
> >> > VCO at the NAMM before last and it was mind blowing.  He plans on a
> >> > complete
> >> > system.  I think it will finally bridge the gab between modulars and
> >> > stand
> >> > alone poly synths.  People reluctant to get into modulars because that
> >> > money
> >> > can go towards a poly synth instead will now be able to get a poly
> synth
> >> > that just happens to be a full on modular as well.
> >> >
> >> > Here's my video of the PVCO at NAMM:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> http://www.matrixsynth.com/2012/01/namm-2012-video-of-gur-of-tiptop-audio.html
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 1:25 AM, ackolonges blanges
> >> > <ackolonges@hotmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Hi all,
> >> >>
> >> >> In case your interested, a few years ago when I was making 4-note
> >> >> polyphonic music with my modular, I used a MOTU 2408 MkII as an ADAT
> to
> >> >> CV
> >> >> converter, and then built a wee 1U rack module that amplified those 8
> >> >> CVs to
> >> >> give them a full range and presented them on the front panel with the
> >> >> modular.  I also wrote a small vst MIDI plugin which took the music
> >> >> events
> >> >> and distributed them out to 4 instances of the Silent Way voice
> plugin
> >> >> which
> >> >> would send the tuned pitch and VCA envelope CVs out to the modules.
> >> >>
> >> >> Gives a very interesting flavour to the playing when each note is
> >> >> coming
> >> >> from different kinds of oscillator and VCA circuits.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> --Forwarded Message Attachment--
> >> >> Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 10:23:39 +0200
> >> >> From: fanwander@mnet-online.de
> >> >> To: analogue@hyperreal.org
> >> >> Subject: Re: [AH] Who is doing polyphonic modular?
> >> >>
> >> >> Hello Kenny
> >> >>
> >> >> Am 22.05.2013 03:10, schrieb Kenny Balys:
> >> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> > If you are using midi, what cv converter?
> >> >> > ie) Vermona quad, cascaded mono midi/cv,
> >> >> >
> >> >> > If all cv, what controller?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Are you using 2 ADSR's per voice?
> >> >>
> >> >> I do analog polyphonic modular soundcreation quite rarely. If I want
> to
> >> >>
> >> >> do something like that I prefer the handling in my Nord Modular.
> >> >>
> >> >> Nevertheless I have two interfaces, which can do that:
> >> >>
> >> >> One is the Harms Mac 16, which provides software based ADSRs and
> LFOs;
> >> >> so you need "only" the audio modules (VCO/VCF/VCA). It is ok, but the
> >> >>
> >> >> parameter handling of four voices in this menue is quite intricate.
> >> >>
> >> >> The other is an EES MIDI-CV7. It does KCV, Gate and can do a software
> >> >> LFO. I have a Doepfer A-142-4 Quad Decay for the Filters and a
> A-143-2
> >> >>
> >> >> Quad ADSR for the VCAs.
> >> >>
> >> >> Florian
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> >
> >> > cheers,
> >> > matrix
> >> > http://m.matrixsynth.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > cheers,
> > matrix
> > http://m.matrixsynth.com
>



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cheers,
matrix
http://m.matrixsynth.com

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I&#39;ve considered it, but don&#39;t think it is necessary. =A0You then lo=
se the feeling of being there. =A0I don&#39;t get to hear it with a line in=
to my head. =A0There will be plenty enough out there over time. =A0=A0<br><=
br><div class=3D"gmail_quote">
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 12:01 PM, cheater00 . <span dir=3D"ltr">&lt;<a href=
=3D"mailto:cheater00@gmail.com" target=3D"_blank">cheater00@gmail.com</a>&g=
t;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"margin:0 0 0=
 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
Have you considered doing the same thing they do in SonicState? Line<br>
in, and mic, and they mix in the mic only when someone&#39;s talking.<br>
<div class=3D"HOEnZb"><div class=3D"h5"><br>
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 8:59 PM, matrix &lt;<a href=3D"mailto:matrixsynth@g=
mail.com">matrixsynth@gmail.com</a>&gt; wrote:<br>
&gt; Yep. =A0It&#39;s a NAMM video meant to capture the feel of being there=
! =A0:)<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt; On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 11:57 AM, cheater00 . &lt;<a href=3D"mailto:ch=
eater00@gmail.com">cheater00@gmail.com</a>&gt; wrote:<br>
&gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; Lovely video, thanks matrix. I would love to hear a line-in versio=
n<br>
&gt;&gt; but polyphony can be well heard with the camera mic too :) and tha=
t&#39;s<br>
&gt;&gt; what the video is about.<br>
&gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 7:58 PM, matrix &lt;<a href=3D"mailto:matr=
ixsynth@gmail.com">matrixsynth@gmail.com</a>&gt; wrote:<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; Tiptop Audio is still working on a poly modular system. =A0I =
saw their<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; poly<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; VCO at the NAMM before last and it was mind blowing. =A0He pl=
ans on a<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; complete<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; system. =A0I think it will finally bridge the gab between mod=
ulars and<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; stand<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; alone poly synths. =A0People reluctant to get into modulars b=
ecause that<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; money<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; can go towards a poly synth instead will now be able to get a=
 poly synth<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; that just happens to be a full on modular as well.<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; Here&#39;s my video of the PVCO at NAMM:<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; <a href=3D"http://www.matrixsynth.com/2012/01/namm-2012-video=
-of-gur-of-tiptop-audio.html" target=3D"_blank">http://www.matrixsynth.com/=
2012/01/namm-2012-video-of-gur-of-tiptop-audio.html</a><br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 1:25 AM, ackolonges blanges<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; &lt;<a href=3D"mailto:ackolonges@hotmail.com">ackolonges@hotm=
ail.com</a>&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; wrote:<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Hi all,<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; In case your interested, a few years ago when I was makin=
g 4-note<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; polyphonic music with my modular, I used a MOTU 2408 MkII=
 as an ADAT to<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; CV<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; converter, and then built a wee 1U rack module that ampli=
fied those 8<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; CVs to<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; give them a full range and presented them on the front pa=
nel with the<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; modular. =A0I also wrote a small vst MIDI plugin which to=
ok the music<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; events<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; and distributed them out to 4 instances of the Silent Way=
 voice plugin<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; which<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; would send the tuned pitch and VCA envelope CVs out to th=
e modules.<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Gives a very interesting flavour to the playing when each=
 note is<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; coming<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; from different kinds of oscillator and VCA circuits.<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; --Forwarded Message Attachment--<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 10:23:39 +0200<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; From: <a href=3D"mailto:fanwander@mnet-online.de">fanwand=
er@mnet-online.de</a><br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; To: <a href=3D"mailto:analogue@hyperreal.org">analogue@hy=
perreal.org</a><br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Subject: Re: [AH] Who is doing polyphonic modular?<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Hello Kenny<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Am 22.05.2013 03:10, schrieb Kenny Balys:<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; &gt; If you are using midi, what cv converter?<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; &gt; ie) Vermona quad, cascaded mono midi/cv,<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; &gt; If all cv, what controller?<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; &gt; Are you using 2 ADSR&#39;s per voice?<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; I do analog polyphonic modular soundcreation quite rarely=
. If I want to<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; do something like that I prefer the handling in my Nord M=
odular.<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Nevertheless I have two interfaces, which can do that:<br=
>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; One is the Harms Mac 16, which provides software based AD=
SRs and LFOs;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; so you need &quot;only&quot; the audio modules (VCO/VCF/V=
CA). It is ok, but the<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; parameter handling of four voices in this menue is quite =
intricate.<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; The other is an EES MIDI-CV7. It does KCV, Gate and can d=
o a software<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; LFO. I have a Doepfer A-142-4 Quad Decay for the Filters =
and a A-143-2<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Quad ADSR for the VCAs.<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;&gt; Florian<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; --<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; cheers,<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; matrix<br>
&gt;&gt; &gt; <a href=3D"http://m.matrixsynth.com" target=3D"_blank">http:/=
/m.matrixsynth.com</a><br>
&gt;<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt; --<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt; cheers,<br>
&gt; matrix<br>
&gt; <a href=3D"http://m.matrixsynth.com" target=3D"_blank">http://m.matrix=
synth.com</a><br>
</div></div></blockquote></div><br><br clear=3D"all"><div><br></div>-- <br>=
<br>cheers,<br>matrix<br><a href=3D"http://m.matrixsynth.com" target=3D"_bl=
ank">http://m.matrixsynth.com</a>

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