Aralsk-7

Music for abandoned factories

(22 Votes)
OreKore
1.2 (Updated 1 month ago)
7.0MB
June 09, 2018
Reaktor 6

DESCRIPTION

Update 1.2 - June 26, 2018
- Sync knobs were not connected correctly, didn't actually do anything. Now affect sync phase when sync is activated. This might affect snapshots that have sync enabled.
- Effect section change - MicroSpace is out, replaced by Metal Reverb from legacy lib. I believe this is the same reverb as in Metaphysical Function. Much more space, reduced CPU load...

Enjoy

Long time ago, some friends and I entered an abandoned textile factory late at night, bringing a selection of drumsticks, mallets and a Sony field recorder. All the machinery was still there, fabric samples, logs etc. – As if all the employees had just vaporized in a split second and no one had ever noticed. We placed the recorder at one end of the production hall and started hammering away on random objects at the other end. The ambient effects on the resulting recording were epic. I wanted to re-create the sounds from that jam session in a synth that was in sync an somewhat in tune.

So here we are… a sibling of Kantubek, actually it’s predecessor. Once again, intended for cinematic endeavors. Percussive Industrial Ambience if you will. Does some odd drones and pads too but really, it’s meant for soundscapes, noisy percussion and edgy sequences.
Play this one with your fingers on the keys, keep the clock running and bring your own kick.

Zip file includes "MST_Plugin.png", to be used as Komplete/Maschine icon. On Win10, place in \Users\Public\Public documents\NI Resources\image\reaktor\[create aralsk-7 folder]\MST_plugin.png
Should be fully Komple Kontrol compatible, yell if you find any errors.

Credits:
Dieter Zobel – One of my favorite synths in the UL is UMOX. Aralsk-7 contains 2 modified Latinum seq’s and borrows the cross-oscillator FM idea from Grand Nagus.
SalamanderAnagram – Aralsk-7 contains 2 modified Simple Arp
Sean Costello - Aralsk-7 contains a heavily modified version of his Bode Frequency Shifter

Sound Design – OreKore/ Henning Malm 2018
Graphic design – OreKore/ Henning Malm 2018

Please give me credit if you use it in any published material.

COMMENTS  (35)

OreKore
1 month ago
Sean, That's pretty cool. I like it a lot!!
OreKore
1 month ago
Moritz, thanks for the update! I'm actually relieved to hear it worked out... don't want anyone to be suffering ;)
OreKore
1 month ago
Paule, Thanks for answering Jimi. I currently have to spent a lot of time away from the computer, so it's much appreciated. Jimi, hope you got it sorted out
Moritz Noll
1 month ago
Hi OreKore, thank you for your advice. I updated Reaktor and downloaded aralsk-7 again (this time version 1.2, before that I had version 1.0) and now everything works finde and looks as it´s supposed to be, too. Thanks again for this great synth. Cheers, Moe
Sean Joyce
1 month ago
I made a track using mostly Aralsk-7 . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyVp_0SyO5Y
Paule
1 month ago
On standalone start the midi clock [press play]
Jimi Grant
1 month ago
Loaded it in Reaktor, but no sound...producing midi input...I see all inputs/outputs attached??? what's up?
Paule
1 month ago
Yeah! 8 tunes within 3 hours. The whole Dahu series 1-7 has 48 tracks during 18 hours. ty for listening. If you want more type in searching window: Paule
OreKore
1 month ago
haven't had time to listen to it all, but I really like Graceful Forest
Paule
1 month ago
A new free album using Hennings instruments: --- https://archive.org/details/007UpStraightEternity
OreKore
1 month ago
Zdenek, please please please make some snapshots with Czech names!! I promise I'll insert finger in throat in gratitude!!
Zdenek Kobr
1 month ago
@Paule Brno CZ is quite ordinary name/word. What about Pstruh (trout). Or try "Strc prst skrz krk." [str-cz prst skrz krk] tongue twister meaning roughly Insert finger deep into throat. :-DDD
OreKore
1 month ago
Moritz, I would like to see a screenshot of that... it sounds really weird. As you might know I'm just a user, like you, who built a synth. However I will do what I can to try to help you, I just never heard of anything like what you're describing. The synth contains mostly factory primary modules and no core level programming by me, so I have sense the error is not directly related to the synth. I recommend you try to download it again and then try to run it directly from inside the .zip file (is posibble on Win10). Second, make sure your Reaktor is up to date, current version is 6.2.2. Keep me posted, cheers
Paule
1 month ago
Partly used instruments by OreKore --- https://archive.org/details/006Schelllack
Moritz Noll
1 month ago
Thanks for your fast reply OreKore. The error occurs when I run Reaktor as a plugin in Ableton live and by running it as standalone version too. I´m not using Komplete Kontrol. Changes I do on the right (the mirrored) side don´t have effects on the sound most of the time ( but sometimes they do). I use a MacBook Pro and Reaktor 6. Cheers :)
Sean Joyce
1 month ago
Fab synth !
Paule
1 month ago
Pwlmp is a bit like Brno in CZ
OreKore
1 month ago
Colin - I made about 350 snapshots before curating a user bank. It's a lot of names to come up with, so I chose to pick the names from an atlas. Mostly very remote places but I included Wales because there's some pretty cool town names there... I think my favorite is Pwlmp
OreKore
1 month ago
Thanks, Moritz. I'm a little puzzled about that graphics error you're getting. Should definitely not be like that and I'm not getting the error myself. Are you using Komplete Kontrol? Or is this happening in Reaktor standalone mode or in a DAW?
Moritz Noll
1 month ago
Sounds pretty nice :) But when I open it in REAKTOR I see the Synth twice. It´s like it´s getting mirrored inside of REAKTOR or of it hat opened it twice in one REAKTOR-track. I can choose different Presets simultaneously but only the left one plays and gets modulated. It looks exactly like if you have the pic of the synth on this side printed two times on one sheet of paper. Should it be like that? And, if not, can I disable it somewhere? Thanks for your help and the great Synth you made! Cheers :)
OreKore
1 month ago
Also, is your Raektor up to date? This was built with 6.2.1 (R54)
OreKore
1 month ago
Sascha, I don't use Ableton so I can't really help you much. Does it work for you in standalone? Have you tried other DAWs?
OreKore
1 month ago
Thank you very much to everyone for the kind words!
Sascha Sachs
1 month ago
Live 10 crashes immediately when I try to load it. Win10
Paule
2 months ago
aND AGAIN. https://archive.org/details/002BeliceInMonsterland
Paule
2 months ago
partly used oreKore Reaktor instruments - https://archive.org/details/001DigitalWolpertinger
andre cubilo
2 months ago
What !!!!!! man, this thing is pretty amazing, ugly, 1 of my best so far, impressive work really
James Wayts
2 months ago
Fantastic!!!!!
Colin Consterdine
2 months ago
This synth is just excellent! Intrigued as to why one preset is named after a yn Ysgol Cymraeg! All 4 of your synths are great but this one is exceptional. Thank you
Brian Kraushaar
2 months ago
Very impressive, thank you.
david hicks
2 months ago
My goodness, this thing sounds amazing, wonderfully imaginative! Spang on!
Paule
2 months ago
A textile gamelan wedding happening in a factory
Pawel Spychala
2 months ago
Fantastic !!! Thank you :)
Philippe Loiseau
2 months ago
nice and thx
Paule
2 months ago
I like your ideas.
now