Kaivo Physical Modeling Synth From Madrona Labs

Uses some of the latest physical modeling techniques      12/11/13


Kaivo is a new synthesizer from Madrona Labs. It takes some of the latest research in physical modeling and puts it into a user-friendly interface. Kaivo is a deep well of sounds. Coming this fall!


There are a few other physical modeling synths out there - Logic Studio's Sculpture is one, also Applied Acoustics (AAS) do several physical modelling instruments.


Whats your favourite?



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Ed A.    Said...

Although I have several AAS PM synths, Sculpture in Apple's Logic is by far my favorite. I use it to create some really abstract sounds that still have the complex harmonic interaction of acoustic instruments. Kaivo might be something I'd be interested in.

12-Nov-13 03:10 PM

Greg - SYNTHDemo    Said...

Agreed, Sculpture is a really powerful tool for some very off the wall sound design. "Playing" physical objects with drum loops or vocal samples via the sidechain is a favourite of mine. The interesting thing with Kaivo is taking that into the Buchla-esque world of thinking and the addition of the granular playback module, gate etc. So nice to see a designer embracing the unusual possibilities that creating an instrument in software offers, in a sea of VA and vintage emulations.

12-Nov-13 06:59 PM

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