Sonic Faction Releases Polytek Max For Live Instrument

Polytek_ProductPage_GUISonic Faction has introduced Polytek, a new Max for Live instrument that fuses rhythm and melody to generate patterns.

It combines step sequencing with vocoder and multiband gate processing, which the developers say delivers ‘deep tech chord progressions, ambient dub soundscapes and gritty robotic polyrhythms’. Continue reading

Utami Release ‘Space Time,’ Max For Live Spectral Effect Suite

Utami has released a new Max For Live plug-in, Space Time, which is a spectral effect suite.

Space Time is a spectral effect suite with a built-in visualizer.  The suite works to create spectral reverb, ambiance, noise, time distortions, and a wide range of effects that can be played in real time.  It has a unique filter system which Utami calls a synesthetic filter which works by converting the sound internally to a picture, and then applying Photoshop-style image filters to it before converting it back to a sound again.
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Sonic Faction ‘Clone’ Micro Tutorial

Sonic Faction has published the first in a new “micro tutorial” series, which will feature a short video of each instrument in the company’s new Archetype Ableton Bundle.

The first installment in the series is a three-minute tutorial for Clone, their 80’s synth hybrid.

Sonic Faction’s Taylor Martyr says, “Max for Live allows us to create custom-designed interfaces and intuitive controls that haven’t been possible in Ableton until now. Among its other features, Clone has a unique section called the ‘Delta Triangulator’ which allows users to rhythmically modulate their sound with ease. It’s great for when you want to achieve driving, 80’s-sounding bass lines”

Pricing and Availability. Sonic Faction’s Clone is available now, via the Sonic Faction website, for $49.  The full Archetype Ableton Bundle page (includes Clone and 7 other Max for Live instruments) is available from Sonic Faction for $199.