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Ashtom

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What about the Atpolytron
« on: June 19, 2014, 06:45:05 PM »
Hi,

first of all, I just would like to start by saying that I'm having massive with the Atmegatron and I consider it already as a key element of my music making workflow. Thanks for such a great synth!

Now onto my question, I saw a mention of the Atpolytron that was used to make nice chords for the Atmegatrance demo and I was wondering if this will be released someday and if so, when?

Thanks again!

paulsoulsby

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Re: What about the Atpolytron
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2014, 04:00:27 PM »
I worked on this over the weekend.  I've had a working version for quite a while, but it's not quite the sound I had in my head.  It turns out the changes I need to make are going to take quite a bit of reprogramming.
What I'll probably do is stick the working version (v0.1) up on the downloads this week.  That'll give me a few more weeks to totally nail the final version.  Please note that v0.1 is pretty unstable and has a load of nasty artifacts that I wanna remove from the final version.
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Re: What about the Atpolytron
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2014, 04:11:54 PM »
Hello all,

thanks for this question that I'm interested in, too.
I have a technical question on this: For the Atmegatron is monophonic: Is the Atpolytron based on a kind of octave division similar to string machines? Sounds a bit like that.

Greets,
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Re: What about the Atpolytron
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2014, 09:44:00 PM »
Yes that's exactly right.  Strictly speaking it's Paraphonic and not Polyphonic.  This means that the envelopes are shared by all the voices.  Because the divide-down is done digitally, rather than analogue, it sounds a little bit different to the 70s poly synths.  Definitely crunchy! 
I'll try and get it uploaded by the end of the week.

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Re: What about the Atpolytron
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2014, 09:36:26 AM »
Atpolytron 0.1 is now uploaded in the 'other' section of the downloads page:
http://soulsbysynths.com/downloads/

Please remember this isn't the final version! It's pretty unstable and will sound quite different by the time I finish the final version.

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Re: What about the Atpolytron
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2014, 10:48:51 PM »
Thank you! Got it uploaded and trying it now. What a treat to have the chord clusters under my fingers. Looking forward to the updates.

Love the Atmegatron. Thanks.

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Re: What about the Atpolytron
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2017, 10:39:20 PM »
Whatever happened to this? The link to download now returns a 404 error.

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Re: What about the Atpolytron
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2017, 07:39:04 AM »
It turned into Strings.  It had some big bugs and needed such a major rewrite, that I decided to rename it.