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Processaurus

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Sync VCO1 using different keys in duo split mode
« on: December 14, 2019, 12:36:17 pm »
When syncing VCO1 to VCO2, VCO2 doesn't have to be playing the same note as VCO1- you can split them up by using Duo Split mode, by assigning VCO2 to the Ladder filter, but turning it down, so it is just a "ghost" vco that can only be heard, by what it is doing to VCO1.  Play different things on each half of the keyboard, like droning the root note of a chord on the left hand (VCO2, the ghost).  It can sound nice to mix in some of VCO3 with VCO1, too, to impart more of a solid note to VCO1, which just kind of changes tone of what you do with your left hand, in a melodic way.

Here's a preset example (with some tweaks on the macro knobs).  Uses the 2.0 firmware to use a bunch of modulation slots, and modulating the matrix connections.  The mod wheel fades between PWM square wave and Metalized triangle wave, Macro 1 does the regen on the chorus (long enough to be a slapback) for a verb feel, Macro 2 changes the pich of VCO3 (the normal sounding oscillator) two octaves, Macro 3 turns the filter cutoff down, but the envelope amount up, to darken the decay of the notes, and Macro 4 brings in tremolo/filter vibrato.

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Re: Sync VCO1 using different keys in duo split mode
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2019, 04:19:21 pm »
 That's a great use of duo split mode I hadn't considered. When modulating the the master oscillator in a sync patch, I usually use the mod wheel or pedal, this technique allows a more quantized approach. I'm going to try it out asap.
 Thanks Processaurus!

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Re: Sync VCO1 using different keys in duo split mode
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2020, 12:27:35 am »
Interesting way to sync. Thanks for sharing!

 

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