Thom's patches... Evoluted melody

Now this time it’s more melodious…

Dear Omri Cohen, many thanks for your very helpful videos on YT. This patch based on your video about the Karplan technique here: Karplan

Using a noise burst and a delay is a real eye opener for me to create new sounds more easily :slight_smile:

The patch: Karplus.vcv (14.5 KB)


You might want investigate the Audible Instruments Resonator and its audio input at some point for that kind of “exciter” stuff.

They way you’ve used the output of the quanitizer into the CV input of the time parameter on the delay is fascinating. Good stuff!

Thank you :slight_smile:

Hi all :slight_smile: To hear a cat purring was always a pleasure for me. It helps to feel so calm and relaxed and most important peaceful. It’s music in my ears…

Here’s the patch for your pleasure, but turn the knobs carefully :slight_smile: CatPurr.1.vcv (11.3 KB)


Thanks! I am learning so much from the folks here.

Year, me too :slight_smile:

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I made a purr for for a generative patch for foster kittens and the people who care for them (an experiment) but yours is SO much more convincing. I’ll let you know if it really works to comfort the kittens.

The first time I had ever even seen a synthesizer in real life was an ARP 2600P, and I had it on loan for a whole weekend (in the early '70s) to mess around with, after only a very brief tutorial on the principles of operation. On the second evening, my future wife said “I bet it doesn’t purr like Mao here”, Mao being my roommate’s Siamese cat. In about 15 minutes I had a very convincing purr coming out of the ARP, which impressed her mightily.

Thanks, now i know that the purring sounds not too much artificial. And it’s nice to know that my work will hopefully help some poor kittens :slight_smile:

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For me it feels I’ve open a door to a vast universe of possibilities…

Cool ! Our cats have sharpened their ears :laughing:

Hi again :slight_smile:

I didn’t learn to play a didgeridoo and know the sound only from hearing. So i’m lucky to be able to build a patch that sounds hopefully similar to the original instrument. The VCO from Instruo is a realy nice device because it has two wavefolders that creates the magic :slight_smile:

Didgeridoo4.1.vcv (18.3 KB)

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Hi again,

creating human voices is not an easy task. Fortunaly there are modules like the Vox Inhumana from Frozen Wasteland that can create vocal sounds. Modulation is the key to create the character of a voice. Without modulation it’ll sound like an oscillator of some kind. So here i post my first larger patch that represent my skill level i reached until now. Again, without the great manuals by Omri Cohen i were lost…

Link to the wave table i load into the bottom right Terrorform: Download

Mongolian.vcv (313.2 KB)

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This piece is dedicated to the great tutorial of harmonics in the thread by Cabotage KSM

Watching that video was an eye opener to me :slight_smile: or should i say ear opener ?

Patch: harmonicsCabotage.1.vcv (27.3 KB)

Sound: soundcloud

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Hi all,

this time the sound source is a png picture file. The modul liMonADe converts a png file into a wavetable! So i can make music with my own painted pictures! And not enough: The modul Grains of Wrath does an excellent job creating granular variation rich wave chunks using sound or wave files. Very inspiring noises!

The png file is removed out of the patch because it’s too large :slight_smile:

Credits to:

Sebastien-Bouffier (liMonADe)

almostEric (Grains of Wrath)

Patch: IntheGrain.1.vcv (46.6 KB)

Sound: Soundcloud

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Hi again,

this an experiment to find more different waves. The first part is a sequencer (PGMR, PGMRX) pulsed by an vco at audio frequence range. The output wave shape looks like a weird stairway. The form is controlled by the animated knobs in the sequencer. This alone creates a vast variety of waves. But not enough. The signal runs then through the Matrix88 bottom left, that controls the modulation of the 2 vco’s. The sequencer and the matrix is modulated by a bunch of Caudals(Random wave generator). To control it manually just delete the CV-Map module and the MX88CV module. So i wish you fun with that :slight_smile:

Idea based on this video about Buchla synth technics.

Patch: 96KnobsModulated.vcv (53.6 KB)


Hi again,

it’s my first rhythm based piece of music i ever made. It sounds to me like 2 over coffeinated monkeys having a drum session. :monkey: :monkey:

Download patch and listen here: Enjoy :slight_smile:

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that is cool.

Thank you Squinky, now i know i’m not that wrong :sweat_smile:

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Long time no go and I’m here again :slight_smile:

The idea to this patch i got from Lars He uses the Evolution Module from ML Modules to alter a sequence. The result is a melody sounding harmonic. For me it is a big step forward to understand music better :star_struck: Patch: Evolution.vcv (3.9 KB)

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