Audified Hits The Sweet Spot

The RZ062, as you may or may not be aware, were originally designed in 1960s Germany and were installed in mixing consoles to produce particular tonal colouring and a certain acoustic impression. Unlike today’s modern EQ’s, the RZ062 were designed with fixed bandwidths that simultaneously boost and cut on the selected bandwidth, something that I have not personally come across before and had me somewhat intrigued from the start. Brief history lesson over.

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Find Your Inner Space, With Fiedler Audio’s Stage

A lot of my current output, both for upcoming releases and for tv/media, have been composed ‘live’ on my modular synth. I tend to record a few takes in one shot, until I get something that I’m happy with as a complete piece. Once I have a stereo file I am content with, I will apply various mastering processes in the box to get the audio sounding balanced and enhanced as appropriate.

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Late Night Lumbering || Make Noise René & Pressure Points Jam

Patch Notes:

Pressure Points

CV through Disting running quantiser algorythm and into DPO OSC 1.

René QCV out to DPO OSC 2.

DPO 

OSC 1 Sine into Optomix, OSC 1 Tri into Moddemix.

OSC 2 Final intoOptomix. Final wave shape and angle paramenters are modulated by Wogglebug to give movement.

Tempi

Provides clock divisions to Maths, Wogglebug and Echophon.

Maths

Sends envelopes to Moddemix and Optomix.

The mixed audio runs through Echophon on a fast delay speed, then Erbe-Verb and finally Morphagene (although not utilised in this piece).

Eventide’s Ultra Dreamy, UltraTap

Eventide should need no introduction, their digital reverbs are known as some of the best in the business. The SP2016 rack in the early 80’s, provided many of those super-clean shimmering time-based FX, synonymous with that era of audio production.

SP2016

Until recently, if you wanted to obtain one of their effect algorithms to use on a track, such as the legendary BLACKHOLE preset, you would have to purchase one of their hardware boxes, like the Space pedal for example. That’s all changed now and Eventide have started releasing select effects from their range as plug ins, hurray!

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Whistler Waves

Whistler waves as heard by the EMFISIS instrument aboard NASA’s Van Allen Probes as it passed around Earth.