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Erica Black Wavetable -- sounds, patches, ideas

Post by soundslikejoe » Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:47 pm

I've had Erica's Wavetable for maybe a week or two. So many sounds... I've read lots of positive reviews (added a few of my own), but I've not seen tons of patches.

Here's one... Can't say this is the best display of EBW's ability or range.... but it's the only one I've recorded. EBW enters around 0:40 and trades phrases with Rings for the rest of the tune.

[video][/video]

Tricks.... Use a stepped CV into the wave CV in for choppy direct-change wavetable.
Other applications.... I've worked on several drones that never got past listening to the wavetables through different reverb settings (Eventide Space), and it's good for that.

Gotta admit... I wish the cross-fade between waves was wider. The morphing seems too fast. A wider morph range would really benefit the ambient applications.

Let's hear it.... :party:
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Post by soundslikejoe » Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:44 pm

Just messing around and stumbled into a generative patch focused on ESWT as only sound source.

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/299189036" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]

Batumi 1 Clock to Stillson Hammer
Batumi 3 to wavetable CV
Batumi 4 controls SubOsc volume

Stillson Hammer CV for Bank scanning and 1v/Oct
SH Gate to Env for Erica's main out

Reverb by Space

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Post by soundslikejoe » Tue Jan 03, 2017 2:07 pm

Bump...
Here are another patch with sounds from the ESBW (ostinato part).

[video][/video]

Add your stuff! What are you using from the Black Wavetable?

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Post by Nightly Closures » Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:25 am

https://soundcloud.com/thedanielclapp/n ... eed-2-talk

100% modular with some pedals
I'm really enjoying this module.

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Post by soundslikejoe » Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:32 am

Nightly Closures wrote:https://soundcloud.com/thedanielclapp/n ... eed-2-talk

100% modular with some pedals
I'm really enjoying this module.
Dig it. Were you using LFO to CV of Waveshape?

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Post by Nightly Closures » Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:37 am

Indeed

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Post by Worwell » Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:29 pm

Black Wavetable VCO into Morpheus filter, both slowly modulated by Batumi:

[video][/video]

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Post by wigwig » Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:46 pm

soundslikejoe wrote:Bump...
Here are another patch with sounds from the ESBW (ostinato part).

[video][/video]
Hey really nice. Thanks.
You make me look at this module :ripbanana:
soundslikejoe wrote:I've had Erica's Wavetable for maybe a week or two. So many sounds...
Gotta admit... I wish the cross-fade between waves was wider. The morphing seems too fast. A wider morph range would really benefit the ambient applications.
Let's hear it.... :party:

Is it possible to control the morph speed with cv input or is it fixed somehow?

Or are you talking about using stepped cv input?
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Post by soundslikejoe » Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:46 pm

Worwell wrote:Black Wavetable VCO into Morpheus filter, both slowly modulated by Batumi:

[video][/video]
Really like this!

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Post by soundslikejoe » Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:51 pm

wigwig wrote: Is it possible to control the morph speed with cv input or is it fixed somehow?

Or are you talking about using stepped cv input?
It is possible to control the morph.... just have to get the right amplitude setting for the cv source. I've found that using an LFO with an offset and attenuation is key. At that point the Black wavetable's CV attenuation knob becomes more useful for dialing the right morphing.

Actually did this one today.... the Black Wavetable blends really well with the Telharmonic and Clouds! Might be hard to hear just the EBWT, but it's a keystone for this drone.... and it's really exposed at the opening. Very slow wavetable morphing there.
[video][/video]
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Post by franman69 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:36 pm

Great stuff.. Love my EBW. I'll get you a post up soon. So far it's been droning or bass mostly. (not lead parts). Great module for sure.

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Post by Grimulkan » Sun Feb 26, 2017 12:06 am

Nice. Recently got one and wasn't warming up to it, but I'm going to give it another shot.

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Post by DanJGW » Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:02 am

Love my EBW!
Definietly needs slow modulation to get the best out of the wavetable scanning- a little goes a long way.
Here are different flavours of the oscillator, lots to get out of it with cunning modulation.
https://soundcloud.com/dan-johnson-6/su ... lar-jam-31

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Post by wigwig » Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:21 pm

Wd love to hear the EBW being FM-ed.

Or is that too much of a good thing? 8-)

Edit:
I just realize that, fm same time as wave morph by cv requires using 1v/oct input for fm. So a mixer then is required to do fm and pitch change.
Hmm...
Maybe I ask too much?
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Post by Rabaul » Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:05 pm

Sounds awesome! I love the contrast of synthetic vs organic between the rings and wave table.

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Post by Grimulkan » Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:31 pm

wigwig wrote:Wd love to hear the EBW being FM-ed.

Or is that too much of a good thing? 8-)

Edit:
I just realize that, fm same time as wave morph by cv requires using 1v/oct input for fm. So a mixer then is required to do fm and pitch change.
Hmm...
Maybe I ask too much?
Not at all! One of the modes of the programmable CV input is FM. So you can have 1v/oct, wave CV and FM CV at the same time (but no bank CV).

That said, one of the reasons I wasn't warming up to this module initially was because I wasn't thrilled about how the FM sounded. I still don't think FM is where the strength of this module lies, but I'm happy to be corrected.

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Post by oranginafiend » Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:33 pm

I love running an lfo into the FM for subtle vibrato, especially on the vocal formant bank, but I'll have to give audio rate FM a try.

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Post by Grimulkan » Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:39 pm

oranginafiend wrote:I love running an lfo into the FM for subtle vibrato, especially on the vocal formant bank, but I'll have to give audio rate FM a try.
Subtle vibrato works great! I think I may leave the BWT permanently in this mode with the vocal formant bank for most patches. Audio rate, not so much IMO. Or maybe I'm just expecting something different coming from the E350 and need to give it time.

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Post by wigwig » Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:15 pm

Grimulkan wrote: Not at all! One of the modes of the programmable CV input is FM. So you can have 1v/oct, wave CV and FM CV at the same time (but no bank CV).
Right.
Thanks for setting me straight.
No fm and bank cv at same time.
I think bank cv must be hard to give up. In that case fm will be via 1v/oct. I guess this could work, but need a mixer that will retain accuracy of pitch cv...
Grimulkan wrote:That said, one of the reasons I wasn't warming up to this module initially was because I wasn't thrilled about how the FM sounded. I still don't think FM is where the strength of this module lies, but I'm happy to be corrected.
Aha. Well, maybe we'll get some examples. :party:
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Re: Erica Black Wavetable -- sounds, patches, ideas

Post by Ypsi Kid » Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:43 pm

soundslikejoe wrote:
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Really nice patch man, enjoyed checking it out!

I use mine for mostly bass (either droney type bass with modulation or just running a sequence to it to generate a bassline). Just picked up the Pico drum programmer so am hoping to update this to the latest firmware (anyone done that yet?).

Cheers.

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Post by Worwell » Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:38 pm

Black Wavetable Out and Sub into Morpheus; both modulated by Control Forge.

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Post by soundslikejoe » Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:30 pm

Worwell wrote:Black Wavetable Out and Sub into Morpheus; both modulated by Control Forge.
Worwell... damn it! I love these patches. Now you make me want a Morpheus. Really like the visuals too. What are you using to generate those?

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Post by Worwell » Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:53 pm

soundslikejoe wrote:
Worwell wrote:Black Wavetable Out and Sub into Morpheus; both modulated by Control Forge.
Worwell... damn it! I love these patches. Now you make me want a Morpheus. Really like the visuals too. What are you using to generate those?
Yeah, they go very well together. Its pretty wild that you can get a new wave form and filter for every note.

The scope is from Reaktor. I just enlarged the X/Y scope in the Euroreakt package.

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Post by Eagleclaw » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:55 am

Its a fantastic module.

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