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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...

{
"key_voices": 2,
"key_mod": 1,
"key_bend": 7,
"key_unison": 0,
"key_glide": 0.010000,
"audio_level": -1,
"audio_compress": -24,
"audio_lo_cut": 20,
"audio_hi_cut": 19999.992188,
"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,
"osc2_formants": 0,
"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,
"env_attack_p": 0,
"env_decay_p": 0,
"env_sustain_p": 0,
"env_release_p": 0,
"formants_mode": "carrier thru",
"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,
"gate_level": 1,
"gate_mode": 0,
"gate_decay": 1,
"gate_level_p": 0.250000,
"pitch_delay_input": 1,
"pitch_delay_input_p": 0,
"pitch_delay_lo_cut": 319.677246,
"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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"key_scale": "12-equal",
"preset": "passthru",
"maker_name": "Madrona Labs",
"app_name": "Virta",
"app_version": 65538
}

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.

tight! cheers randy

heh... you're right, technobear! i wasn't at my main daw computer when i replied and got my plugin routings muddled up (i've been messing a few new easter-sale plugin goodies as well as virta :)

it seems that as soon as you add a device infront of Virta (on a MIDI track), Virta stops receiving midi data - a Live shortcoming.

i'm now using it on a return track as you suggest - didn't know that midi could be routed to devices on return tracks, good to know!

With Live, if you add Virta to a MIDI track and add a Gate device in front of it, you can set that Gate device to sidechain mode and keep the 'listen' button enabled to feed audio from any other track into the Virta track. This way, you only need one channel, not two. Group them into a Rack and save as a rack preset, then load this rack instead of Virta itself. Works great for me.

colour me STOKED! any more details you'd care to share, randy?
cheers!

keep your eyes on the madrona labs home page for news on a possible winter sale. there have been a few over the years - last year was a 5-day sale at the beginning of december.

cool thanks

hi randy. there's a nasty bug in 1.2.1 with the 'string' models in the resonator (osx 10.9.5). emailed you the details. cheers!

[edit] not a bug!

ahh ok thanks. was just testing that patch again – i guess patching a superfast LFO-2D into the Granulator's Trigger wasn't helping with the insane volume levels - megastacked audio overload! the Limitier was working its ass off :)

hi randy, did you receive the vid i emailed to you? it might have been too large but it seemed to send ok, with no 'undelivered' message.

randy, use the preset that i emailed to you and try this in Live:
in Arrange view, arm the Kaivo track and press any note on a controller, then click around the Arranger grid... bow! bow! bow!

sent you a vid

re: nordicauto's post about the sound when clicking... same in Live. just click anywhere in the Arrange view and Kaivo is retriggered.

cheers randy - done that.

my own presets sound quite different now, and not in a good way. they also sound more squashed, as though the builtin limiter is working harder to flatten louder levels. has the gain staging changed at all?
randy, any chance you could re-add the last installer to my account? i tried rolling back to a previous time machine backup of the vst file but it still opens as 1.2. thanks.

i've seen the same blowout a few times with Kaivo (your patch blows out here too when switching from int to host). i asked randy about this last year - he's aware of it and hopefully something can be done to fix it.

Hi Randy. Just noticed that Aalto loses its GUI's window header bar when switching away from Aalto track and back to Aalto track again. Only happens in 32bit version. 64bit version keeps its GUI window header as expected. Cheers.

OSX 10.9.5

-previous post edited for new info-

hi randy, this issue is with the new version 9.2 (32-bit) beta
cheers

same as technobear - automation is broken.
Aalto 1.6, OSX 10.9.5, Live 9.1.7

'deep rubber bends' is chuckl's not mine (cool stab!) but thanks :)