Real-time physics, lighting, and sound design using Max 6 and Ableton Live. Recorded using syphon.
Each ball is assigned a MIDI note that is sent to Ableton whenever the ball collides with another object. MIDI velocity is determined by the speed of the ball on impact. Gravity changes with several LFO objects, along with an attractive force in the middle of the scene.
From the upcoming feature film LFO.
LFO is a dark comedy/drama/Sci-Fi about a man who realizes that he can hypnotise with sound. He starts experimenting on his neighbors, where the abuse of power takes over and, eventually, severe consequences for mankind are at stake.
Film will be released summer/fall 2013.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/filmenLFO
Here is a demonstration of the sound and functionality of the low frequency oscillator of the Yamaha CS-50.
This is a compilation of the possibilities of a LFO-sync modded Korg Monotron analog synthesizer.
In this mod (see also http://stevewoodward.posterous.com/lfo-reset-point-on-korg-monotron), the low-frequency oscillator (LFO) of the Monotron (sync slave) can be retriggered by pulse signals in this case from a Roland TR-626 rhyrtm computer (sync master). The trigger signals sent by the TR-626 can be programmed by its rimshot pattern. Shuffled notes of the sync master are directly introduced into the Monotron LFO, to give also a shuffle effect.
Advantages of this mod is the low-budget (~2$, only a few cables and a 3.5 mm plug are needed) and the possibility to sync other music devices to the TR-626 via MIDI at the same time. Like shown here a Nanoloop (http://www.nanoloop.de/gameboy) cadtridge for Gameboy Classic, can also be synced with the same pulses.
This LFO-sync Mod enhances the possibilities of the Korg Monotron significantly.
It allows to use the synchronized Monotron analog filter LFO for external audio, as well as for the internal voltage controlled oscillator (VCO).
If the Monotron LFO frequency is tuned higher the retrigger frequency of the sync master, there is also the possiblilty of cross-modulation effects, like for the unsynced version.
In this video, Arturia Sound Design Manager, Mike Hosker, shows you how to sync Spark with MiniBrute to create locked arpeggiated and LFO patterns with your beats.
Live ambient music performance on Access Virus C (Indigo 2) using rhythmic LFOs, reverb, resonance and envelope filter adjustments.
Excerpt take from a longer session.
Again a very short demo of one of Tomas’ new modules. This video shows just the LFO running in trigger mode, and then in gated mode.
There are only few LFO modules integrating a gate delay and a VCA to create this delayed and inceasing tremolo/vibrato that sounds so musical.
The LFO of a Korg Monotron is synchronized to the trigger output of a Roland TR-626 drum machine. The retrigger of the Monotron LFO is the red wire. The sync mod is done like shown here: http://stevewoodward.posterous.com/lfo-reset-point-on-korg-monotron
In this video the TR-626 is started and stopped. The rhythm rate is also varied.
Atomic Shadow has set up a self playing S/H patch on the EMW-200 and ran the result through the STG Sea Devil and Krisp1 ring mod. All of the raw sound is coming from the EMW-200, the Krisp1 mini LFO was controlling the filter. Part of the signal made it through the Strymon El Capistan echo pedal. The improvised drums were then performed live with the patch on the V-Drums. The film was then finished by Micky Dodds who also made the film for February-Moon Of Ice from the Twelve Full Moons album.
Vince Clarke and Martin Gore’s VCMG project has really hijacked the dancefloors with the album SSSS, plus remixes from the likes of Regis, Byetone and Matthew Jonson – now Mute have just announced a third remixes EP from the album via Twitter. This one’s set to feature ‘Aftermaths’, with a remix by Clarke himself, alongside another veteran name: Warp’s mighty LFO. The package is rounded out by a remix by Alva Noto, one half of Diamond Version and co-head of the Raster Noton label alongside Byetone. It’s set for release on August 20th through Mute.
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