Waveform Bending Synth

QuikQuak release Glass Viper      24/10/07
Waveform Bending Synth


QuikQuak have released Glass Viper which they describe as 'a synthesizer with unique waveform shaping that has a deep and natural sense of movement, going beyond analogue simulation into a truly organic sound - from simple old synths to grungy filthy basses, or delicate pianos to strange unnatural film effects.'
Instead of taking a sample or oscillator and applying just filters and FX techniques, Glass Viper bends the actual shape of its waveforms through a series of moving control points. Up to four of these swirling and changing sounds can be layered together to create a huge range of instruments. QuikQuak say that Glass Viper allows you to really shake things up with a deep, natural sense of movement.
QuikQuak had this to say, “From the start, Glass Viper's goal was to make sound creation visual, and distance itself from mathematics. Making something with a unique sound was also a priority, and in a world full of synthesizers, this had to mean a fundamental difference. Without the complexity of many changeable modules, Glass Viper encourages play and experimentation. Most of the presets available were born from experimentation, rather than setting out to make a particular sound.�
Features
  • 4 voices per instrument.
  • Unique waveform mouse editing - listen while you tweak.
  • 4 LFO's for voice basics, moving any waveform control point.
  • Line, cosine or cubic interpolation for waveforms.
  • 3 LFO per voice with 2 envelopes controlling speed and gain independantly.
  • 4 syncable delay lines per voice.
  • Six filter types.
  • Comprehensive Copy & Paste algorithms for easy Panel, Voice, and Instrument copying.
  • Plate reverb effects modelled from RaySpace technology.
  • Stereo chorus.
  • Additional wave-shaper.
  • 6 controllers.
  • Comes with 128 presets (included in evaluation copy).
Pricing and Availability:
£35
More information:
  • www.quikquak.com

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