HG Fortune Releases ScapesWizard 2
ScapesWizard 2 is a machine for soundscapes with different control concepts by triggering different samples assigned to keys via keyboard, or using Lazy Sequencer to play the sets in sequence, or at random with varying intervals of step lengths.
There are two different sound engines: Slow Motion Scapes (Main Slot 1&2), OneShots and Loops (FX, Natural, etc.) (Main Slot 3 & 4), Each slot has got a dedicated sound modifier (color with resonance) plus pan, & delay with two sets of knob settings for most controls. You got 2 x 24 samples (= 2 x 2 octaves) in direct access via keyboard and 2 sets to assign waves to keys with an optional pitch offset of +/- 12 semitones at each slot plus a further +/- 12 semi tones per wave, slot and patch. So this makes 96 samples in access with a tuning range of max. +/- 2 octaves. Lazy Sequencer's Ghost Mod will move (morph) between the two sets of knob settings and this motion is visible on the GUI by respective knobs in motion. Furthermore nearly every knob has got a selectable mod source.
You can trigger or gate i.e. switch samples with a dedicated tune setting via keyboard (with velocity to contol level), which is suited for live interaction.
There is kind of a keyboard split to trigger a sample of Slot 1 & 2 from C2 to B3 (left side) and Slot 3 & 4 from C4 to B5 (right side). You can give a key a short push and the corresponding sample will play until it's changed by pushing another key in that respective range; unless you select KeyMode Gate which allows to play a sample as long as a key is held down. You can play only one sample in each slot at a time.
There is also an SF Slot Mode supporting sf2 files with stereo samples.
Pricing and Availability:
ScapesWizard Pro introductionary offer til Oct., 31st: 49 Euro instead of 79 Euro. This offer does include access to 5 packs of additional sf2 files with 3000 samples (over 1.65 Gigabyte)! Also with the Pro version are 5 additional patch banks - so it comes with around 640 patches.
You may buy the Pro version in the VST/i Shop.
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