Here is a demonstration of the sound and functionality of the Roland Juno-6 voltage-controlled filter.
Moog Engineer Rick Shaich discusses the Ladder Filter, the first Voltage Controlled Filter, which is the heart and soul of the Moog modular synthesizers of the 60s, the Legendary Minimoog of the 70′s, and is still the same filter topology used in all Moog Synthesizers to this day. The Ladder Filter creates the massive, thick sound for which Moog instruments are renowned.
123 Creative, known for their Veldwerk synth, have released BigQ. It is a envelope follower/multifilter plugin. Cutoff (frequency) of the filter is controlled by the amplitude of the input signal. The louder you play, the more intensive the cutoff frequency of filter is modulated. Perfect for BASS guitar, Electric guitar and Drums.
- 4 selectable filters (low pass, high pass, band pass, peaking)
- Envelope follower module with attack and release knobs, which modulate filter´s cutoff frequency
- Envelope amount knob
- Input gain knob – louder is input signal more significantly is modulated filter frequency/cutoff
- Dry/Wet knob – set ratio between dry and wet (effected) signal
- Up/Down switch – cutoff frequency of filter can be modulated in negative or positive direction (up or down)
- Analog drive switch adds little bit of warm
- Bypass switch
A look at the filter envelope and how you can use it to modulate the filter over time.
To give you a flavour of the 5 Oscillator/ 2 filter sound- MacBeth set up this on the M5X prototype. It’s pretty massive with hints of spring line reverb and cross modulation from one of the VC Modulators modulating as well as being audio! It’s a booming, massive sound!
Nanoloop (1st version for Nintendo Gameboy) + modified Korg Monotron, both synced by a Roland TR-626. Nanoloop is triggered by the rimshot pattern of the 626. The sawtooth LFO (low frequency oscillator) of the Monotron is triggered by syncuino (http://chemiker1981.blogspot.com/) and the cutoff frequency of the Monotron analog filter is controlled by a sequence generated by Syncuino.
The tagline for Zynaptic is “science, not fiction” – guess they are quite true. Check out the new demo of their secret algorithm for audio filtering, spiced (as they say) with some artificial intelligence
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A brief look at the Doepfer A121 Multimode Filter. Audio demonstrations of the Doepfer A121 Multimode filters. A specific look at the Low and High Pass Filters. Next video in series looks at the Band Pass and Notch filters.Sound and Video by Raul Pena.
This video shows the result of using the Koushion step sequencer app and the Moog Multi-Pedal (in MIDI-to-CV conversion mode) to create a tempo-synced filter step sequence on the Moog Sub Phatty synthesizer. The analog CV out of the Multi-Pedal is connected to the filter CV input on the Sub Phatty.
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Here is a demonstration of the sound and functionality of the Moog Sub Phatty’s filter section.
“Previous to the shooting of these demo videos, I set all of the “under the hood” functionality to settings that would cause the synthesizer to act most like a vintage synthesizer. In the process of shooting, the synthesizer was turned on and off a number of times. A couple of times, I found that certain obvious settings had been reset (like the LFO pitch tracking feature, which kept coming on). When it didn’t affect the subject I was shooting, I didn’t reset them to my tastes. It appears that I should have, because it now seems likely that this video was shot with the filter in 18 dB or12dB per octave mode, despite the fact that I had set it to 24dB per octave before starting the series of shoots. Keep that in mind! (sadly, I no longer possess the unit, so I can’t reshoot!)”