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Subject: RE: [motm] My '120 has gas!

From: "David Bivins" <dbivins@...>
Date: 2000-03-09

> The module is ∗designed for VCOs/LFOs as the input, NOT audio∗.

<hits head with hand> Oh! ∗Now∗ I get it. :)

> If you DO put audio in there,
> it will clip the bejezus out of it. Bivins thinks this is a good thing!

Yup. ;) Put rhythmic audio into one input, from the 120 into a filter, then
VCA, then modulate both filter and VCA with one or two EGs, triggered at
specific steps of the rhythm. If you send the audio via an aux send, you can
blend the original audio in for a very dirty rhythm that still has
definition. The TR-606 is very handy for triggering chores like this,
because you can switch instantly from play to write mode, and in write mode,
the LEDs are lit up exactly where the triggers are. It takes only moments to
"match" the original rhythm, and it's more artificial sounding and flexible
than an envelope follower. O.k., that was an elaborate justification to
cover the fact that I don't ∗have∗ an envelope follower ;)

David, who loves the fact that MOTM is quiet as hell but still makes many
nasty, loud noises.