pechmann’s Phase Distortion Synth
The inspiring community at maxforlive.com has already given rise to more than 1,600 devices. From traditional synths to wild spectral effects, there’s a wealth to be explored. Here, we’ve rounded up three of our more recent favorites.
pechmann’s Phase Distortion Synth takes inspiration from Casio’s CZ-series of synths - known for sci-fi pads and classic house basses - check out the alien CZ soundscapes in Justin Robert’s “1986” below:
Even if you don’t understand any of the technology behind phase distortion synthesis, the results speak for themselves - download Phase Distortion Synth and give it a spin.
Looking for more Phase Distortion synths? Check out Oli Larkin’s Kasio, also modeled on Casio’s CZ-series, and available free for all Max for Live owners.
Evan Bogunia’s LittleMidiEnveloper
LittleMidiEnveloper, from Evan Bogunia, creates a custom envelope that can be mapped to any MIDI-enabled parameter in Live, and triggered on demand. Create gradual curves or wild spikes - download LittleMidiEnveloper.
M4L Multipitch by Christian Kleine
You’re familiar with Live’s Chord MIDI effect - but what if you could do the same thing with audio? That’s the challenge Christian Kleine set for himself, resulting in M4L Multipitch, a series of six pitch-shifters, including chord selectors. Download M4L Multipitch and get harmonizing.
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