Great Results With Using Your Own Convolution IRs

Great Results With Using Your Own Convolution IRs

Postby zenwarlord » Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:05 am

One of the most outstanding and unique features of Cycle is the ability to convolute the patch/preset. I achieved spectacular results IMHO by creatively using this, and what makes Cycle a good value for keyboard artists looking to find your unique voice. It really alters the game - its a game changer for synth part writing generally, as much as Iris2 is good for beds/drones/pads overall, this feature in Cycle works for any style, and the two work very well together. Try an ambient flute sample as an IR for example., or a rhythmic or arping sample, or a metallic one. The possibilities are endless! This is somehow more basic and controllable than granular synthesis. This is going to make it easy to capture interest from listeners.

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Re: Great Results With Using Your Own Convolution IRs

Postby Boedesen » Sat May 12, 2018 1:32 pm

What's the skill level you need to start thinking about stuff like this? Should I bother with this as a beginner or should I look to more simple things at first?
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Re: Great Results With Using Your Own Convolution IRs

Postby zenwarlord » Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:32 am

It took me about a half hour to try it out. Not complicated. I since have forgotten (as usual) but its easily figured out - at the bottom right side of the interface, just tell it which wave file you want to use - select a wave file that you think is interesting or that will give you creative results along with what you've got in Cycle.
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Re: Great Results With Using Your Own Convolution IRs

Postby angelonyc » Sat May 02, 2020 2:31 pm

I had played with a demo of this long ago.. I can't believe what an incredible sound design instrument this can be.. There's nothing that sounds like it.. From what I gather nothing has been done with the program for a long time.. It's a shame.. The name of the game is (and always has been) to come up with unique sounds. This certainly does. LOOM by A.I.R is great - but sounds extremely 'electronic'.. Cycle can be messaged into sounding organic.
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Re: Great Results With Using Your Own Convolution IRs

Postby wasi » Thu May 28, 2020 7:30 am

I agree. Cycle is one of the most exciting synths I have, but needs a little ironing out (not polish, it's shiny enough). I've also been waiting for the distortion plugin ever since announcement.
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