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The Zipper (plus pimped version)

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The Zipper (plus pimped version)

By µB on Feb 17, 2010 2:30 am

A track about being stuck tongue

I'm playing around with 1 Bit waveforms at the moment. This was made with a dedicated VSTi (working title: Nautilus) that's almost complete. You're listening to 7 voices, plus 4 samples (loaded into the VSTi), FM, AM, and Super-Square (what Kraken does). Splitting the MIDI channels allows for mixing inside the VSTi, which is done by OR and XOR logic, selectable for each voice channel respectively.

If someone should look at the waveform and notice a third level (zero), this only happens when no voice channel is active, ie the instrument is really only 1 bit. I did this for convenience sake, should I want to mix this instrument with others in the future because positive-only waveforms are icky to mix.

The upload is raw without any effects, but here's a pimped version with more drums, eq, stereo and stuff:

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Noncommercial Share Alike (BY-NC-SA)

Nov 29, 2013 6:05 pm

Just finding this now! Wow!

Feb 20, 2010 2:28 am

wow, dirty crunchy and bumpin, i love this shit.

Feb 18, 2010 6:40 pm

he's crunchy and he's got a nice tail.

Feb 18, 2010 2:43 am

1 and a half bit? big_smile Anyway, your plugin sounds great - I love the idea of experimenting with one bit sound - and your efforts have obviously payed off, because this is ace.

Feb 17, 2010 10:23 am

Oh, by the way looking forward to the VSTi. big_smile

Feb 17, 2010 10:21 am

This is awesome! Dirty and gritty. I love it.

Feb 17, 2010 6:31 am

You know, I can't help but read the blue "PM" button as "FM" when it's under your name. Seriously happened a few times now.

Feb 17, 2010 4:38 am

this is raw.

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