Oscillot Alternative?

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Oscillot Alternative?

Post by Halo Gravity » Wed May 27, 2015 1:48 pm

So for anyone who has played with (or even just aware of) Max for Cats product Oscillot, I have stumbled upon another product: Bidule.

http://www.plogue.com/products/bidule/

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with this product, and if it may be a viable alternative to Oscillot (which of course is Live only and must be purchased through ableton). On initial glance it seems pretty sweet.

Thoughts?

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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

Post by Halo Gravity » Wed May 27, 2015 2:08 pm

I have played with BEAP. It's a bit heavy on the programming end with a steeper learning curve than Oscillot, which is why Bidule looks interesting. I have a bit of a programming background but my patience (or lack thereof) gets in the way.

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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

Post by stringtapper » Wed May 27, 2015 3:29 pm

Halo Gravity wrote:I have played with BEAP. It's a bit heavy on the programming end with a steeper learning curve than Oscillot, which is why Bidule looks interesting. I have a bit of a programming background but my patience (or lack thereof) gets in the way.
BEAP isn't any heavier on the programming end than Bidule.

BEAP was originally created for the specific purpose of teaching analog modular synthesis techniques. That's why the inputs and outputs of each of the devices are scaled to the equivalent of a 5v signal, to mimic hardware.
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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

Post by Halo Gravity » Wed May 27, 2015 3:55 pm

I will definitely give BEAP a second look then. I wasn't sure how Bidule stacked up. Thank you for the info.

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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

Post by Airyck » Wed May 27, 2015 5:25 pm

VST modular, been around for years.

http://karmafx.net/
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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

Post by Halo Gravity » Wed May 27, 2015 6:22 pm

Airyck wrote:VST modular, been around for years.

http://karmafx.net/
THANK YOU! this is exactly the suggestion I was hoping for!

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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

Post by Halo Gravity » Wed May 27, 2015 7:07 pm

Love it... simple, excellent entry level stuff for those new to modular synthesis. Awesome!

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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

Post by Airyck » Wed May 27, 2015 8:00 pm

Happy it worked out for you! The developer used to do donationware years ago. Eventually he charged for it but those who donated got a free license... I guess Karmafx :mrgreen:

It actually sounds very good too IMO
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Re: Oscillot Alternative?

Post by Halo Gravity » Thu May 28, 2015 5:00 am

Airyck wrote:Happy it worked out for you! The developer used to do donationware years ago. Eventually he charged for it but those who donated got a free license... I guess Karmafx :mrgreen:

It actually sounds very good too IMO
I agree! Played around with it most of the ay and it sounds fantastic and is pretty damn versatile.

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