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Good modules for audio manipulation

Post by Yebah » Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:06 am

Hi there.

I'm trying to get a good use of ES-6 and therefore I'm looking for a good module to manipulate incoming audio from Ableton (pitch change, amplitude, etc.. transforming audio into something crazy hehe).. my system is very small and I don't want to be more than 84hp so what would you suggest?

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Post by cptnal » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:06 am

Something granular, perhaps? Morphagene may be a bit large for that system, so maybe one of the smaller Clouds builds?

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Post by Yebah » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:13 am

cptnal wrote:Something granular, perhaps? Morphagene may be a bit large for that system, so maybe one of the smaller Clouds builds?
thank you very much mate! Clouds sounds amazing for its price! :)

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Post by Yebah » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:20 am

It seems discontinued. Are the black versions DIY versions? Do you know if the results are the same as the original?

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Post by lisa » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:22 am

Synthrotek Roboto!

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Post by pugix » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:36 am

I have an original Clouds, and also the Microcell with superparasites firmware.

https://www.modulargrid.net/e/grayscale ... inum-panel

http://pugix.com/synth/grayscale-microcell-diy/

The Microcell has both 1V/octave and FM inputs for the pitch.
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Post by Agawell » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:46 am

Yebah wrote:It seems discontinued. Are the black versions DIY versions? Do you know if the results are the same as the original?
black versions are DIY or built DIY clones

theoretically they should be identical - but that doesn't mean they are

also there is no support from Mutable for DIY clones of their modules - so if you have a problem it's up to you + forums and whoever came out with the clone

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Post by benofbrown » Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:25 am

I have a Monsoon, which is a Clouds clone with more parameters and CV control. I'm pretty much in love with it, fantastic for droney stuff.

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Post by sduck » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:10 pm

I bet you could fit a morphagene and a monsoon into there - if not, either get a bigger case or skip the monsoon. The morphagene is my new favorite audio mangler.

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Post by Schrank » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:19 pm

2HP released a new granular module: http://www.twohp.com/modules/grain

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Post by Richard deHove » Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:25 pm

It's not small but you're getting a huge amount of functionality and mangling potential per hp. The Angle Grinder can be many things:

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Post by MachineHum » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:07 pm

+1 for Clouds!

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Post by EATyourGUITAR » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:54 pm

do I understand correctly you are sending audio from the computer to the modular and recording the audio back on the computer? or is the modular being used as a tracking front end for live recording? it makes a huge difference what I would suggest. also, maybe tell us what kind of instruments or music you plan to send through the modular? everytime I transformed audio into something crazy it was in the computer. everytime I made a crazy sound it was without a computer. maybe I am biased towards using the computer to process audio. it does such an amazing job anyway.
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Post by paults » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:49 pm

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Post by andybizarre » Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:09 am

:hmm: Hmmm, if I were you, I would put the ES3/6 combo to good use and send audio and/or modulation to VCVRack, see which effect suits me best and buy a hardware module afterwards.

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Post by robotsounds » Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:22 am

paults wrote:all good things come to those who wait

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Post by CaneMan » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:09 am

This seems like a perfect case for Warps https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/warps/.

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Post by spilthyfred » Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:34 pm

If you like feedback I might suggest the Bastl/Casper Electronics Dark Matter. It is amazing.

Just last night I fed a drum loop from Ableton into it with my ES-3 and created a nice feedback track to layer back in with the original drums in my Ableton project. You can do all sorts of awesome stuff with Dark Matter.

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Post by Chopper » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:22 pm

CaneMan wrote:This seems like a perfect case for Warps https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/warps/.
THIS. With parasite firmware...

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Post by Estes » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:40 am

Richard deHove wrote:It's not small but you're getting a huge amount of functionality and mangling potential per hp. The Angle Grinder can be many things:

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I’ve been watching this for some time now. I was wondering if it can work well for subtile sound processing? Or is the angle grinder hard to be tamed?

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Post by spilthyfred » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:05 pm

+1 for Monsoon (expanded clouds). The Lo Fi Junky is fun too..

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Post by Richard deHove » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:23 pm

Estes wrote:
Richard deHove wrote:It's not small but you're getting a huge amount of functionality and mangling potential per hp. The Angle Grinder can be many things:

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I’ve been watching this for some time now. I was wondering if it can work well for subtile sound processing? Or is the angle grinder hard to be tamed?
With a gentle touch it can be a sweet PWM unit

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Re: Good modules for audio manipulation

Post by felix le chat » Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:24 am

Yebah wrote:I'm trying to get a good use of ES-6 and therefore I'm looking for a good module to manipulate incoming audio from Ableton (pitch change, amplitude, etc.. transforming audio into something crazy hehe).. my system is very small and I don't want to be more than 84hp so what would you suggest?
Not sure what you mean by "crazy" nor if you want to use this module for processing external sounds only or also use it for synthesis with your other modules, but in both cases a compact wavefolder/waveshaper/distortion could be great (if this is really what you need)

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Post by AnalogOutput » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:11 pm

I agree with the MN suggestions above if that’s all the space that’s left

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Post by parasabda » Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:07 pm

+1 on the clouds, but depending on your style you might like the 4ms DLD over the Morphogen. Its my go to module for processing external sounds, looping, glitching and other rhythmic delay effects you will have a hard time creating in the computer.

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