I just released my first soundset for Xfer's Serum:
Sonic Tabulator for Serum contains 101 patches including 1 variation covering a wide range of atmospheric sounds, warm pads, huge drones, tinkling bells, snappy plucks, expressive leads and resynthesized instruments, other worldy noises and animated sequences. Cold digitalness and darker soundworlds unite with warm, emotionally appealing sonic goodness.
All waveforms in this set are new and fresh, often created by using samples from acoustic instruments from the gigantic pool of patchpool samples as sound sources for the generation of wavetables. Depending on the amount of slots in Serum's modulation matrix, each patch has up to 4 Macros and the Modwheel assigned, many also use Aftertouch. As Serum also allows for sample playback in it's noise oscillator, a folder with 26 wav samples (44.1 Khz/24 and 16 Bit) is also included in this library.
You can view/download the PDF for this set including the licence agreement, more info and a detalled patchlist here.
All demos were produced entirely with Serum using only patches from Sonic Tabulator, no post-processing was applied apart from a limiter on the outputs and some volume automation, if several instances of Serum were used in a track.
Here comes a little impro with the new patch Formant Guitar made by creating a wavetable from an imported nylon guitar pluck with some rattling strings which I sampled this morning. Tweaking the 4 Macros and the Modwheel on the fly here:
This patch uses a female horror scream sample in the Noise Oscillator, Osc 1 plays a wavetable generated from a sustained soprano sax note. The Modwheel controls the phase of the Noise Osc, so you can basically scroll through/scratch the sample. Then there is tuned combfiltering, ring modulation filter and other stuff, most things controllable via the 4 Macros.
My subwoofer and I have been dancing with joy over the last few hours while programming these new patches - tribal drums where velocity modulates pitch of the subkick sample in the Noise Osc and the frequency of the resonating combfilter, and a MelancholicaQuencer with 4 synced LFOs doing all sorts of things:
Wavetabled vibraphone, FM modulation via the Noise Osc which plays an actual vibra sample in the background can be applied with Macro 3, the Modwheel adds temposyced amplitude modulation, velocity does a lot of things too, amp envelope follows Note, chorus and chorus speed are controllable with Macros.
Here are two more fresh patches in a more floating ambient demo, a pad using alto and soprano sax wavetables meets something more strange:
Two fresh Serum patches in this demo, the bell sound using 2 wavetabled singing bowls in the 2 oscs, the pad using a wavetabled Duduk sound, the overtone melodies in the bell patch are created via velocity->dual filter cutoff. The filters are really really good in this thing!
Quick and dirty demo for the patch "Synced Sweller" played live on HD tweaking the Modwheel and the Macro on the fly (I ran out of slots in the matrix for all that swelling and ampmod stuff) - pretty rich I'd say:
Here comes a little track with the patch "Celtic Harp Plucker", velocity is assigned to all sorts of things (also to amount of wavetable modulation via envelope in bot oscillators, each one playing a different celtic harp wavetable) making this a very expressive pluck instrument:
Every soundset need one last video, so here it comes, a patch named Big Table Morpher, made from 15 single cycles produced with various hard- and softsynths, importing them all into one table, morhing between them and building this patch around it, runs in 16 voice unsion mode with many waveforms playing at once due to the WT offset in the global settings, I could play 8 voices in real time without problem at a 256 buffer on my rather old Mac Pro tower in Logic 9: