Circuit Bent Casio SK-5 Sampled

Puremagnetik releases Skatik for Ableton Live, Kontakt and Logic      21/11/12

Circuit Bent Casio SK-5 Sampled


Skatik is a collection of instruments, sound effects, percussion kits and looped digital freak-outs sourced from a heavily circuit bent Casio SK-5.

Puremagnetik tells us that the most interesting on-board sounds have been multi-sampled and then recorded in circuit bent variations. They say that the system sampling engine was exploited for it's lo-fi specification (8bit/9khz) and then under-powered to create exceptionally textured sound effects and percussion kits. At one point during Puremagnetik's modifications they unlocked a mysterious tweak that caused the internal SK-5 sequences to re-arrange themselves randomly and to loop irregularly. They tell us that these bizarre tonal oddities have been meticulously looped and programmed into three large instruments for endless experimentation.

Skatik Features:

• A complete circuit bent Casio SK-5 synthesizer emulation

• Hundreds of high quality samples

• Ableton Live Racks with precise incremental controls

• Kontakt KSP easy edit GUI

• Logic EXS version includes Channel Strip Settings with Logic effects

• EXS Universal file format for easy importing into any audio host

System Requirements:

• Requires Ableton Live 8.3, Kontakt 4, Logic 8 or EXS24 compatible host
• 200 MB of physical RAM
• 100 Megabytes (MB) of free hard disk space

Pricing and Availability:
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