With obelisk it looks like you would pick up a very decent chord and scale library with obelisk and key switch function so you can switch chord sets and keys on the fly. Dynamics and VolumeControl the dynamics and volume with the dynamics slider. Attack and release times are defined globally. . Adjust each chord note and scale. When you play, each note in Obelisk will be harmonized at intervals you choose.
I am not much of a keyboard player - no desire at this stage in my life to learn the intricate hand contortions of different chord progressions. The key and scale can be automated as normal but the chord works a little different. Obelisk works particularly well when connected up to pads or string sounds, allowing easy experimentation of lush harmony. If you all remember 7 aliens harmonizer, this is finally the replacement for this I have been looking for. Constrain all notes to a key and scaleObelisk can optionally constrain all notes to a key and scale of your choosing. You get a zip file with two. This is a fantastic sound-shaping tool that works incredibly well with sustained audio.
That in itself ought to be enough to tantalise the tweaker in you, but it's only the start. This product requires the paid version of Kontakt. Have to admit it's kind of fun, how much more productive it will make me remains to be seen. This control is essential for creating swells and movement in your performances. As well as the crossfade this slider controls the volume to a certain extent, the intensity of the volume can be edited within the mod matrix. I began to draw a link between this and the real life spectacle of the northern lights. Because the frequencies are displayed in a graph underneath, it's quite easy to get a visual handle on what you're doing.
This product requires the paid version of Kontakt. The Gate line offers, as you've probably guessed, a noise gate with individual threshold control for each band. Multiple slots to dynamically switch betweenIn order to allow you to switch between different chords, keys and scales as you play, Obelisk features 4 identical channels. After hovering over a control for a moment, Obelisk will show popup tool-tips explaining the function of the control. There are a variety of chord and interval presets to choose from. Unlike some experimental effects, Obelisk is no mere mangler of material. However, if you are someone who likes to tweak then the mod matrix is easy and powerful to use.
Long time since I had to drag a. It is designed to be a flexible way of experimenting with chords and harmonies. Each layer has 4 effect slots, these have the categories Sculpt, Blur and Modify, with each category having a selection of effects available such as; reverb, convolution, tone, filters and distortion. It is not a deep sampled and technical concert hall type library, instead this library excels at strings for ambience and atmosphere. Quite surprisingly, terracotta flowerpots actually have a very pleasing bell-like sound.
There are also global editors for the various processors. I've been trying hard to improve my harmony skills and Cthulhu is not keeping up with me. This is a very strange effect that will suit experimentalists well. They are incredibly easy to use and fill that gap between detailed realism and smooth rich pads. The sound is dark and mysterious, perfect for a cinematic style. In addition to the basic functions, Obelisk has many aspects intended for simple use, such as a scalable graphical interface, a lot of chord and gamety presets, as well as the ability to create your own chords or scales.
As well interesting sound design, it's capable of producing lively and realistic dulcimer-like or lyre-like tones. In addition, Obelisk can be configured to limit harmony within a given key and scale, which guarantees that it will fit all your music. I sort of knew what to do but decided to check the manual for sure. When you play, each note in Obelisk will be harmonized with the intervals that you choose. In actuality, the filter is more like an individual volume control for each of the frequency bands. Should be fine to add to Cthulhu, Autotheory and those things in Reason.
Each effect has 5 presets and a selection of controls. You get a zip file with two. Not exactly a user friendly install. Sometimes maybe I should use that instead of these shortcuts. If you want a quick way of generating usable chords from single notes, Frozen Plain believes that Obelisk provides it. This plugin is designed to be easy to use and can be dynamically changed as you perform, for example switching the chord or scale using key-switches.