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Most unique digital VCO you've heard?

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Let me know, I'm interested in the odd stuff but think I've heard most of them.

They should be versatile (a)tonally as well!

Thanks :)
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Re: Most unique digital VCO you've heard?

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Adore wrote:Let me know, I'm interested in the odd stuff but think I've heard most of them.

They should be versatile (a)tonally as well!

Thanks :)
Hands down, the shapeshifter. Insanely deep and versatile.
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intellijel shapeshifter and cylonix cyclebox
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Basimilus Iteritas Alter. Crazy and crazy good.
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E352 is super unique and is probably the best wavetable VCO ever (at least as far as I am concerned).
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Recently the akemie’s taiko although I’ve found that unique now isn’t necessarily unique in six months time as sonic limitations are found. This is a very promising module though

over the long term it has been the wmd pdo. Still not bored with it in nearly 5 years
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The most unique I own is hands down the E352.

I'm really interested in the Shapeshifter too, but I'm wondering if it will cover too much of the same ground as the E352. Anyone with both want to comment?
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Just Friends.
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Hopefully next weekend I'll get to check out the E352. Basimilus is really cool, too. Currently my favorite unique digital would be DNA Symbiotic Waves. I like to send it through VCAs and filters to get really sweet percussive sounds.
Here's a video of some basic sounds, things get interesting after 2:00.
[video][/video]
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GSE wrote:Hopefully next weekend I'll get to check out the E352. Basimilus is really cool, too. Currently my favorite unique digital would be DNA Symbiotic Waves. I like to send it through VCAs and filters to get really sweet percussive sounds.
Here's a video of some basic sounds, things get interesting after 2:00.
[video][/video]
Very reminiscent of Cyclebox
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The E352 can create godly sounds on its own especially when you find its wavetable sweet-spots, and if you put it in Cloud/Morph mode and patch it into the Erbe-Verb with a large enough room size and infinite decay, you can get some chaotically ungodly sounds out of it. Definitely recommended!
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Easy. Loquelic Iteritas :party:

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Waldorf nw1, next vote would be for just friends :omg:
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matttech wrote:Easy. Loquelic Iteritas :party:

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insane. Your feel for the groove is enormous.
i couldn´t gel with it when i had one.
in that sense, i guess it won´t sound this way in everybodys hands :lol:
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Post by Funky40 »

the best i got out in regards to digital VCOs and the possible insanitys, yet super groovy, was with Braids in META mode.

its sometimes just a thing that the modulatiosn one has at hand suit those CV inputs.
sometimes they do with one VCO and not with another. thats at least my strange truth
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Post by windspirit »

I think that it took awhile for me to appreciate just how much variation you can get out of Braids but once I looked at it through a scope I realized what a great module it is.

I love my loquelic as well but I find that without careful tweaking it can quickly get into very noisey territory, that is sometimes exactly what I want but when it isn't I usually go for braids or an analog oscillator.
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Post by tuj »

have a lot of what's mentioned here. I'm not sure which one wins in my book:

-E352
-Shapeshifter
-Cyclebox
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+1 for the Pittsburgh DNA Symbiotic Waves, this was one of my first oscillators and still remains in my collection (I just racked it in a 3U 104HP system actually with a uBraids). Very wild possibilities with the different processing algos, I wish I could add a switch to set the rate at LFO speeds for extra fun/chaos.

Didn't see it mentioned yet, but the Klavis Twin Wave is also becoming a favorite, replacing uBraids in my main case. I'm not sure what development in the module contributes to this aspect, but it produces some of the fullest/fattest sounds I've heard from a digital oscillator, not to mention it's packed with features and very well thought out.

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Actually no, could we all just agree that the E352 is in fact the undisputed king of wavetable VCO's? :hihi:

It's a double dog throw down challenge, I dare anyone to name a better wavetable VCO.... I honestly and with a straight face don't think it can be done.
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Kummer wrote:Actually no, could we all just agree that the E352 is in fact the undisputed king of wavetable VCO's? :hihi:

It's a double dog throw down challenge, I dare anyone to name a better wavetable VCO.... I honestly and with a straight face don't think it can be done.
Harvestchap 'bout to take that challenge
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Post by JonathanBedrava »

Shapeshifter's uniqueness is proportional to the amount of time you spend setting up a patch or preset. I'm not a huge fan of the menu diving, but I get some great sounds out of it.

Correct me if I'm wrong, somebody, but I believe the Make Noise Mysterion is digital and can be sort of used as an oscillator, but I feel it becomes a little less fathomable when trying to do so. I've created some wicked drones out of it in the past.
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Kummer wrote:Actually no, could we all just agree that the E352 is in fact the undisputed king of wavetable VCO's? :hihi:
I´m in no doubt it is. Never patched one. still waiting for my E370

The Shapeshifter has totally been "screwed" by two at first glance minor design desicions wrongs: only 8 waves per set, instead of 16 (or eventually 32).
No low harmonic waves, sines, in every waveset.
You want to have some low harmonic waves available when doing FM and PM.
the biggest waist i´ve came across in euroland. Cause it would have been "the end of all VCO questions" unit.
you know, the one that holds you off of buying more crap ;) :hihi:
now the E370 will take this place. quite convinced.
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Kummer wrote:Actually no, could we all just agree that the E352 is in fact the undisputed king of wavetable VCO's? :hihi:

It's a double dog throw down challenge, I dare anyone to name a better wavetable VCO.... I honestly and with a straight face don't think it can be done.
E370. :mic drop: :hihi:
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