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The Percolator by Chaos Culture and Do The Thing

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The Percolator by Chaos Culture and Do The Thing

The Percolator – The Ultimate Max For Live Fx Module

The Percolator is a versatile and powerful, highly performative, semi-modular audio multi-effect processor and loop sampler.

Containing 5 serial effect slots which can house a variety of included effect modules, Split Frequency Band Audio Routing, a Loop Sampler, and Granular Player as well as a Modular Snapshot System with 4 way morphing, 4 LFOs, and Enveloper followers; The Percolator is a dynamic audio effect instrument, equally at home with sound design or more performative use.

Chaos Culture | Do The Thing

Chaos Culture

Sebastian was introduced to music early on and grew up reverse engineering and producing songs. While being professionally trained to become a jazz pianist, he learned the ins and outs of many applications and electronic devices. The most important one was the lite version of Ableton Live 4, which enabled him to dive deeper into sound design and other aspects of music production. By studying audio engineering and working with many studios, Sebastian was introduced to the music industry as he started his work as a mixing engineer and sound designer. Chaos Culture is a project, an artist name he uses to publish some of his music and other creations such as Max for Live devices that extend the functionality of Live.

Do The Thing

Sammy grew up playing guitar in high school bands which fostered his love for guitar pedals and audio effect in general. Discovering MPCs in his late teens, a new passion for electronic music quickly fostered and then – acid techno. The late 1990s found Sammy practicing DJ sets at his local 2nd hand synth store (who could afford turntables?) lead to establishing the foundation for a long career in the MI industry, eventually landing him in Berlin working for Ableton in their international sales team and later managing Business Development. With 20 odd years of experience playing records and relentlessly buying and selling studio gear, alongside his passion for clean workflows and beautiful solutions, Do The Thing is the working alias for his current creative projects and freelance work.

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A Force Truly Evil – Volume ONE – For the Novation Circuit Tracks

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A Force Truly Evil Vol.1 Circuit Tracks Soundpack

First A Force Truly Evil Circuit Tracks sound pack fully compatible. Includes full tracking of the new labeled macros on Circuit tracks and 32 sessions.

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A Force Truly Evil Vol.1 Circuit Tracks Soundpack

At a glance:64 great analog-type powerful bass and leads sounds with 32 cutting edge session covering a wide range of styles, from Trance/Psychedelic Trance/Goa, through Drum and Bass/Jungle, to Techno/House, and Electronic/IDM sounds.”

  • 32 Demo Sessions
  • 64 Classic drum sounds carefully processed

Delay patterns are meticulously programmed with a circuit editor to make the most of the patches in each session. As well as the chorus effect in each patch.

This Novation Circuit pack is completely devoted to the wild sound with 32 cutting-edge sessions covering a wide range of styles, from Trance/Psychedelic Trance/Goa, through Drum and Bass/Jungle, to Techno/House, and Electronic/IDM sounds.  

This pack is completely devoted to the wild sound with 32 cutting edge sessions covering a wide range of styles, from Trance/Psychedelic Trance/Goa, through Drum and Bass/Jungle, to Techno/House, and Electronic/IDM sounds.

Expect to find some huge influence of the biggest reference globally, such as Astral Projection, Transwave, Hallucinogen for the goa style or Goldie, Ed Rush & Optical or Ram Trilogy for the drum and bass style.

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The Percolator – V1.1 an Update for Live 11

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The Prcolator Product Background

New Update to The Percolator

The Percolator is a versatile and powerful, highly performative, semi-modular audio multi-effect processor and loop sampler. Containing 5 serial effect slots which can house a variety of included effect modules, Split Frequency Band Audio Routing, a Loop Sampler, and Granular Player as well as a Modular Snapshot System with 4 way morphing, 4 LFOs, and Enveloper followers; The Percolator is a dynamic audio effect instrument, equally at home with sound design or more performative use.

The Percolator V1.1
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Version 1.1 Feature Updates

Module Reset & Randomization

  • Press Reset to reset the module to the default settings
  • Press Randomize to randomize the module parameters

The randomization is done with unique algorithms for each module instead of true randomness, in order to increase the chances of a useful outcome. Volume controls are limited and filter cutoff frequencies are randomized in relation to each other to avoid pointless settings that would result in silence or sudden volume spikes.

Quantize Snapshot Recall

Added the ability to quantize snapshot recalling. This quantization works exactly how the quantization of the Looper does. If you recall a snapshot right on the beat or slightly after, it still counts as being “in time”. This helps with the performative use of snapshot recall without having to focus on triggering it perfectly before the beat.

MIDI Trigger Snapshot Recall

(Live 11 only) Snapshots can now also be recalled via MIDI input for live performance use. Route any of Live’s MIDI track outputs to the MIDI input of the MIDI track hosting The Percolator device. MIDI note C3 will recall the first snapshot and consecutive notes above will trigger higher snapshot numbers. It’s suggested to not quantize snapshot recalling if the incoming MIDI data is already quantized.

The Percolator Overview infographic
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Miscellaneous Improvements

  • Updated The Percolator UI background colors.
  • The title of the floating window now displays the device and track name, which updates automatically after renaming.
  • Minor bugfixes for all GUI elements and the overall device from updating the underlying framework to the latest version.

Pricing and Availability

All Updates should be downloaded from the My Account area.

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BIG CITY DREAM – Berlin Dreams for Elektron Digitakt

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Berlin Dreams for Elektron Digitakt

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the city unified and a scene for electronic music emerged in a brand new style.

Abandoned buildings were turned into temporary nightclubs and DJs became the stars. What is now Berlin’s primary reputation took a long time to grow and flourish. We create this pack as a celebration of techno music and to show that Berlin is forever the undisputed night clubbing capital of Europe.

Influenced by the techno roots of the Tresor Club with a twist of modern sound style, this pack will turn your Digitakt is a powerful techno beast!

Berlin Dreams Features

  • 128 punchy samples including deep kicks, dynamic snares, nocturnal chords base on mini Moog, and pulsing percussions.
  • 64 sound presets from low-end bass to surgical lead, turning your Elektron Digitakt in a new synth groovebox.
  • 16 Patterns covering techno, house, or even hip hop.
  • Bonus samples kit coming from legendary techno Roland TR series.

Yves Big City

Stuck between nostalgia for the past and temptation of the future, Big City has been raised by the techno soul rhythm of the ’90s. As a result appears a mix of Disco New Wave, inspired by the rise and fall of industrial society. Always looking for the perfect disco pop beat, he combines two different worlds…featuring new wave and groovy sounds. His roots are, for the soul sounds, Detroit City and Detroit artists, from Iggy Pop to the Godfather of Techno, for the cold side, New Order / Joy Division are his main inspirations, Prince influence completes the funky pop side, and many more as inspiration can come from anywhere…

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BERLIN DREAMS FOR ELEKTRON DIGITAKT is available now.

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