Stretched Spheres

Earlier today, I created over 20 minutes of haunting, shimmery goodness with the free “SphereTones” Android app by Binaura and the wonderful (and also free) Paul Stretch open source audio stretcher. If you have an Apple/Android device, and you’re into generative ambient/atmospheric sound design, you should definitely go check out SphereTones. It’s amazing… http://www.binaura.net/apps/spheretones/

Revisiting u-he Hive

Three years ago, I misjudged this synth. Now, I’m going back to set the record straight on one of the most underrated softsynths on the market.

Perfect Spread

Ever wanted to spread values evenly throughout a specific range but always wished there was a practical way of going about doing that? Here ya go…perfectspread

Undertow Re-Released on Eclipse Sound

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The circle is now complete. The final “definitive version” of Undertow for u-he Zebra 2 is now available on Eclipse-Sound.com for 30% off until January 1st!

Undertow features 140 patches intended for cinematic underscore and deeply experimental atmospheric compositions, including…

27 Atmospheres
21 Drum Loops
5 Leads
40 Pads
17 Plucks
30 Sequences

In 2015, when Undertow was initially released for free or “pay what you want”, there were almost half as many patches, and due to the lack of proper MIDI equipment, there were no assignments for mod wheel, pitch bend or aftertouch, and only a few of them had XY assignments.

Undertow has undergone a complete overhaul. Now EVERYTHING has mod wheel and aftertouch assignments, and all of the pads, atmospheres and sequences have assignments for all four XY controls.

Even though this is technically a re-release, this is “the definitive version” of Undertow, complete with over 50 NEW PATCHES, inventive use of mod wheel, aftertouch, and an exhaustive amount of XY routing with a few hidden surprises you’re sure to enjoy.

Special thanks to Irion Da Ronin and Richard Sven for producing wonderful demos that provide a beautiful example of what this Zebra library has on offer…

Soundcloud demos: https://soundcloud.com/eclipse-soundworks/sets/u-he-zebra-2-undertow