FoH infernal noise machine vs 4ms triwave picogenerator

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FoH infernal noise machine vs 4ms triwave picogenerator

Post by burnn_out! » Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:05 am

I'm interested in one of these two for extending my semi-modular merzbow madness. i love making noise music and merzbow inspired acid basically wondering what peoples opinions are on these. the FoH inm seems it would have the wider sound palette, cv control, and joysticks! i would probably control this using my acidlab bassline. on the other hand the triwave has to my ears a more aggressive sound, drum triggers, customizable enclosure. i'd have multiple ways of controlling this but the demos out there make the sound seem a little limited for what you pay. so whats your guys take. :sb: :sb: :nana:

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Post by Ulven » Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:26 am

I'm also interested in opinions about the picogenerator!

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Post by mr big » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:48 pm

i don't know the inm firsthand. but i am underwhelmed with the picogenerator.

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Post by Cybananna » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:20 pm

I havent used the INM, but I have 4 plague bearers and a choices (had two before :waah: ) If the INM filter is at all similar to the plague bearer, it will be great. Flight is a great guy and I highly recommend his stuff. (I've never dealt with 4ms so no offense intended as he is likely a great guy too!)

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Post by burnn_out! » Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:26 am

@ mr big - underwhelmed? soundwise? controls? or the whole deal? Cause it seems that way in the demos, a little limited soundwise. :despair: :ripbanana:

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Post by bartlebooth » Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:42 am

Cybananna wrote:I havent used the INM, but I have 4 plague bearers and a choices (had two before :waah: ) If the INM filter is at all similar to the plague bearer, it will be great. Flight is a great guy and I highly recommend his stuff. (I've never dealt with 4ms so no offense intended as he is likely a great guy too!)

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The INM is a fun box but the filter is not at all like the plague bearer, I kind of wished it was but it's way more subtle. It takes some exploring to find the zones where the most interesting sounds reside, which I think is a good thing in this kind of box because it keeps you engaged but it may not be what some people expect (ie, its not instant face-melting sounds).

and yes, dann is a great guy too!

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Post by miditerranean » Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:47 am

Cybananna wrote:I havent used the INM, but I have 4 plague bearers and a choices (had two before :waah: ) If the INM filter is at all similar to the plague bearer, it will be great. Flight is a great guy and I highly recommend his stuff. (I've never dealt with 4ms so no offense intended as he is likely a great guy too!)

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The INM filters are different than the Plague Bearer's but it has those same kind of sweet spots that make it awesome. With the INM, you definitely want to take advantage of the CV/audio inputs.

I haven't used the Picowave so I can't compare the two but the INM is awesome.

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Post by mr big » Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:51 am

yeah the picogenerator has so much going on under the hood but fails to translate into exciting sounds. for me anyway.

4ms' youtube demo does really do it justice.

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Post by Nelson Baboon » Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:25 am

mr big wrote:yeah the picogenerator has so much going on under the hood but fails to translate into exciting sounds. for me anyway.

4ms' youtube demo does really do it justice.
I owned both at one point, and I'd agree with your assessment of the picogenerator. I did find the noise swash box to be quite excellent, but I thought that this one was rather disappointing.

I did like the inm.

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