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Yea, same here with Live 10.1

+1

Hi Randy, the Virta release notes erroneously include the seq changes for Aalto/Kaivo...

  • fixed issue with step sequencer not quantizing to current scale
  • fixed issue with step sequencer UI not reaching maximum when dragging

heh, i think your version of 'soon' usually differs from mine, but great news! glad to hear it's coming :)

Oh yea, Sumu! I think you mentioned it in a newsletter. Don't have the email anymore but a google search reveals that it will be an additive synth. Any more news to share yet? :)

Soundplane to CV module, i guess!

thanks for posting, hegeldas! hadn't heard about this one

hi technobear,

as you say, there's no problem IF you keep recording while changing presets. but if you are wanting to change presets on an already recorded looping clip, that's when the problem arises.

hi sanne,

i know what you mean about the 're-enable autoamtion' kicking in when changing presets. one way that this could be avoided is if aalto had the option to 'lock out' its parameters. then you would just need to set any automated parameter to 'locked' so it wouldnt jump when switching presets. u-he's instruments have this and it's very handy and works great for just this scenario.

best
gaz

:)

[ahem]

randy, any chance of a hotfix? been unable to use kaivo for 3 months

any news on this 'quick fix'? cheers

ditto here (OS X 10.9.5)

to follow up, lots of my patches are sounding messed up with Aalto now - email sent thanks.

just tried these with a test project with all 3 plugs - current versions ran at 70%, beta versions ran at 50%. great work, thanks randy!

thanks randy - fixed now

hi randy - same issue here. how can i get v1.2 to do this preset conversion? it's not on the main page anymore and obvs not in my account since the licensing change.

heh yep that's it! defaulting to 2. cheers randy

yep same here on 10.9.5 / Live 9.7.1

it has been a while, yea :)

thanks for the update

any news on these updates? cheers

yea, virta can do this, no problem. try the demo!

add virta to a vocal track and paste this patch into it for a rough idea. you'll need to tweak it depending on vox levels, etc...

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"key_bend": 7,
"key_unison": 0,
"key_glide": 0.010000,
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"audio_thresh": -14.360001,
"audio_quant": 0,
"lfo_rate": 1,
"lfo_ratio": 1,
"lfo_level": 0,
"lfo_host_sync": 0,
"lfo_shape": "sine one",
"lfo_rate_p": 1,
"lfo_level_p": 0,
"osc1_pitch": 220.000015,
"osc1_level": 0,
"osc1_formants": 0,
"osc1_peak": 0,
"osc1_shape": 0,
"osc1_noise": 0,
"osc1_type": "classic",
"osc1_p1_p": 0.500000,
"osc1_p2_p": 0.500000,
"osc1_pitch_p": 1,
"osc1_lin_pitch_p": 5,
"osc1_level_p": 1,
"osc2_pitch": 110,
"osc2_level": 0,
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"osc2_peak": 0,
"osc2_shape": 0,
"osc2_noise": 0,
"osc2_type": "classic",
"osc2_p1_p": 0.500000,
"osc2_p2_p": 0.500000,
"osc2_pitch_p": 1,
"osc2_lin_pitch_p": 5,
"osc2_level_p": 0.500000,
"env_attack": 0.001000,
"env_decay": 1,
"env_sustain": 0.500000,
"env_release": 0.500000,
"env_level": 1,
"env_xvel": 1,
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"env_release_p": 0,
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"formants_pan_mode": "mono",
"formants_quantize": 0,
"formants_carrier_p": 1,
"formants_program_p": 1,
"formants_shift": 0,
"formants_stretch": 1,
"formants_q": 0.500000,
"formants_shift_p": 0.161000,
"formants_stretch_p": 0,
"formants_q_p": 0,
"gate_dry": 1,
"gate_wet": 1,
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"pitch_delay_lo_cut_p": 1,
"pitch_delay_shift": 1,
"pitch_delay_shift_p": 1,
"pitch_delay_delay": 130.816681,
"pitch_delay_delay_p": 1,
"pitch_delay_ratio": 1,
"pitch_delay_hi_cut": 20000,
"pitch_delay_hi_cut_p": 1,
"pitch_delay_feedback": 0.359188,
"pitch_delay_feedback_p": 0,
"pitch_delay_diffuse": 1,
"pitch_delay_diffuse_p": 0,
"pitch_delay_dry_mix": 0.460000,
"pitch_delay_wet_mix": 0.350000,
"output_aux_gain": 0.683866,
"output_aux_gain_p": 0,
"output_aux_pan": 0,
"output_aux_pan_p": 0,
"output_in_gain": 1,
"output_in_gain_p": 0,
"output_in_pan": 0,
"output_in_pan_p": 0,
"patcher_matrix": {
"type": "signal",
"width": 19,
"height": 35,
"depth": 1,
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randy, while you're updating your plugs, any chance you could fix the patchcord multiselect deletion function? it has never worked for me on mac. as there's no actual delete key, fn+backspace should work, but this doesn't delete the patchcords. cheers.

email sent cheers

yip!

Installed this on my MacBook Air running MacOS 10.12 Sierra (not my main machine!) and Virta isn't showing anymore in Live 9.6.2. I have prefs set up to accept apps from 'anywhere' so didn't see any Gatekeeper message. All other plugs still show (inc Aalto & Kaivo) after a full rescan in Live - it's just Virta beta missing.

my old blue Aalto shirt has seen better days - high time for a new one :)

ah ok, thanks randy! would love to see a fix for that one :)

not sure if this is what you're talking about here, but Aalto and Kaivo have long had a problem with retriggering the Envs (gate > trig input on the env1 of Kaivo) when the daw's midi notes are 'cheek to cheek' on a 16th grid. When the synths have only one voice, they will only play the first note of a 'machine gunning' row of 16th notes, and you have to shorten the the midi notes so that the synths can have time to react.