[sdiy] My (polyphonic) problem child

Andrew Simper andy at cytomic.com
Thu Jun 28 05:53:48 CEST 2012


On 28 June 2012 08:48, Olivier Gillet <ol.gillet at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> Last year I set myself to build a polyphonic hybrid synth under "DIY
> friendly" constraints: only through-hole parts, 8-bit AVRs (=
> through-hole + open source toolchain), no exotic parts, and easy to
> reproduce for other people. It was a long battle, foolish from its
> premises ; that is now fortunately over! On the way it branched into 3
> different variants of the voicecard and got many new features... The
> result is on par with hybrid polys like the Microwave 1 or the ESQ-1,
> with the added unusual digital oscillator algorithms (CZ-like direct
> synthesis of filtered waveforms, VOSIM-like vowel synthesis,
> band-limited saw/square) and more flexibility in the voice allocation
> and routing!
>
> Some sounds:
> http://mutable-instruments.net/ambika/demos

Nice work Oliver! Can you please put me out of my misery though, track
21 called "Metronome not included" is what sounds like a riff from a
NIN song but I can't for the life of me remember which one, can you
please let me know where it is from?

Thanks,

Andy



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