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Alimchord

imaginary electro-acoustic keyboard

Product Overview

Alimchord is imaginary electro-acoustic keyboard instrument. It is based on kalimba and vibrating wooden sticks samples, recorded using different setups of contact microphones, which have been taped or glued to various spots on the instrument. Alimchord is operated by a set of 18 valve switches. Each of 262144 possible combinations will create different sound mixture, manipulating sound distribution between instrument parts, auto-setting effects, ambiance types and send levels. sound examples, compositions performed on solo alimchord: www.fairlyconfusing.net/szcz/szcz_alimchord_Birds_of_Armagideon.mp3 www.fairlyconfusing.net/szcz/szcz_alimchord_Mountain_Song.mp3 operating instructions: www.fairlyconfusing.net/docs/alimchord_poster.jpg This device requires full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 4.24 or newer to work. Also note, that it can consume considerable amount of CPU, there are multiple sample layers and three convolution processors being used. Free prototype version, with minimalistic sample set and simplified interface is available here: http://waveforms.fairlyconfusing.net/2014/12/alimchord.html

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If you're unsure whether this is right for you, here's a short example of what's included in Alimchord