Puremagnetik releases Skatik heavily circuit bent Casio SK-5 for Ableton Live, Kontakt and Logic

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Puremagnetik has announced the release of Skatik, a collection of instruments, sound effects, percussion kits and looped digital freak-outs sourced from a heavily circuit bent Casio SK-5.

The most interesting on-board sounds have been multi-sampled and then recorded in circuit bent variations. The system sampling engine was exploited for it’s lo-fi specification (8bit/9khz) and then under-powered to create exceptionally textured sound effects and percussion kits. At one point during Puremagnetik’s modifications we unlocked a mysterious tweak that caused the internal SK-5 sequences to re-arrange themselves randomly and to loop irregularly. These bizarre tonal oddities have been meticulously looped and programmed into three large instruments for endless experimentation.

Skatik features

  • A complete circuit bent Casio SK-5 synthesizer emulation.
  • Hundreds of high quality samples.
  • Ableton Live Racks with precise incremental controls.
  • Kontakt KSP easy edit GUI .
  • Logic EXS version includes Channel Strip Settings with Logic effects.
  • EXS Universal file format for easy importing into any audio host.

Statik is now available to download for Puremagnetik subscribers.

More information: Puremagnetik / Skatik

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