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AlgoMusic releases AMB Atomic
The design is inspired by circular step sequencers such as the Buchla Arbitrary Function Generator and Future Retro Revolution, which allows for a different approach to composing and sound design.
AMB Atomic features
- 16 step sequencer in a circular design with 3 rows: Seminotes, Velocity and Gate.
- BPM Rate with 5 modes including random.
- Separate rhythm grid.
- Advanced arpeggiator with separate rate, 5 modes with gate and octave controls.
- Latch mode for continuous play as well as indevidual mute for each step.
- MIDI Out for use in modular hosts which also includes LFO’s and step modulators to control external vst’s or hardware.
- 2 Oscillators with 14 waveforms including additive partials.
- Separate phase controls, and detune and octave tune as well as harmonic tuning mode.
- VCF with 4 filter types with velocity control.
- 2 dedicated envelope generators, one for amp and one for filter.
- 2 LFOs, Sub Oscillator, Step Modulator, Random Generator, and Keyboard control with zone and mod wheel assign which includes sequencer controls for step, and rate.
- Comprehensive mod matrix.
- X-Y delay with separate multimode filters which can be modulated via mod matrix.
- Spacial stereo reverb.
- Phaser with wide sweeping range.
- Master section with volume, pan and tuning.
- CC map for hardware MIDI knob controllers.
- Presets by Tim Conrardy and Boris K.
AMB Atomic is available for Windows PC and costs $39.99 USD. A demo version is available for download (demo version has a voice-over every 30 seconds or so, as well as MIDI out disabled).