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Inchoit Ii

By Devieus on March 15, 2020 7:01 pm

The polls are closed and the results are in: Watsyn won by one vote over a bunch of other choices (remember kids, democracy is good for you), so I added it.

Watsyn is a 4 oscillator synth, two groups of two, with drawable wavepatterns along with a bunch of interactions, A1->A2 (and B1->B2) modulation, mix envelope (which is real easy to generate right) and individual controls for each channel.

I also added some extra harmony by having the bass play only whole notes based off a progression and forcing the leads to play that same note at least once. It's cheap, but it's harmony.

I won't be adding a new instrument for a bit, though maybe I'll add Freeboy at some point (it's a GameBoy soundchip emulator). For now I want to ease the waveform drawer a bit with some interpolation so I don't have to manually smooth it. I also want to add more proc-gen into the harmony, maybe rewrite that whole bit since it's getting a bit messy, maybe make the progression make a bit more sense while I'm at it.

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March 16, 2020 12:21 am

What synth? Watsyn. I like the tone, reminds me a bit of a Stylophone, it's got a nice metallic quality to it!

March 16, 2020 5:30 am

Really enjoyed this piece. Feels very free flowing but grounded by an interesting rhythm line.

If you don't mind me asking, how do you add proc-gen into the harmony? It sounds fascinating, so I'm curious as to how that works.

March 17, 2020 5:51 pm

March 17, 2020 8:59 pm

Watsyn reminds me of JuceOPLvsti, but provides more control and creativity.

March 17, 2020 9:53 pm

the track before this was super quiet and i cranked my speakers so I am sending you the bill for replacement eardrums

$99,999.98
50% coupon code (DEVIEUS)

ONLY $49999.99!


(nice tune, the pitter patter is a great element)

March 18, 2020 1:23 pm
Gab Manette wrote:

What synth? Watsyn. I like the tone, reminds me a bit of a Stylophone, it's got a nice metallic quality to it!

Yea, I guess I'm no longer really doing chiptune with this, it's crossing over to synths.

hent03 wrote:

Really enjoyed this piece. Feels very free flowing but grounded by an interesting rhythm line.

If you don't mind me asking, how do you add proc-gen into the harmony? It sounds fascinating, so I'm curious as to how that works.

I start by generating a progression based off a scale (which itself can be generated, but isn't yet) by picking random notes from that scale, then I force the tracks to play that note. I can have it generate chords (including the real good shit, like m7s and 13s) with this process and have the tracks play some note from that chord.
After that note's played the algorithm takes over, I don't need to reign them as much since harmony is already set, so it just flows on its own.

Ipaghost wrote:

Indeed.

Anon_Buster wrote:

Watsyn reminds me of JuceOPLvsti, but provides more control and creativity.

I guess it is. That seems to be a thing with LMMS, there're so many options in most of the plug-ins. Even the actual OPL plug-in (OpulenZ) has a bunch of stuff going on.

orangedrink wrote:

the track before this was super quiet and i cranked my speakers so I am sending you the bill for replacement eardrums

$99,999.98
50% coupon code (DEVIEUS)

ONLY $49999.99!


(nice tune, the pitter patter is a great element)

Sorry fam, I can't be held liable for other people's lack of mastering skills.

Coincidentally, the pitter patter was performed on ear drums.

March 20, 2020 3:28 pm

It's like an organ coming to life and the pitter patter is the heartbeat!

March 28, 2020 5:39 pm

The synth sounds rock more on this variation. More guitar like than organ sounding, to me.  Maybe the harmonies.  Drumming is more reserved this week.  Would be interesting to hear the bigger drums with this sound set.

March 29, 2020 11:18 am
Tone Matrix wrote:

It's like an organ coming to life and the pitter patter is the heartbeat!

It just wants to live a live.

NWSPR wrote:

The synth sounds rock more on this variation. More guitar like than organ sounding, to me.  Maybe the harmonies.  Drumming is more reserved this week.  Would be interesting to hear the bigger drums with this sound set.

I think it's the attack, guitars don't have this sort of timbre. I kinda dig the drums though, not that in your face.

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