Free M4L Device: SA.Wash from SirenAudio

There’s lots of cool Max for Live devices available. Now you can add Wash from SirenAudio to that list. Using comb filters it creates a unique reverb style effect.  

May 23, 2015–Wash is a Max Audio Effect that uses comb filters to create a reverb style effect. The aim of the device is to create dense washes of sound (akin to a watercolour wash).

Parameters

  • del fb (delay feedback): determines the amount of feedback, with higher values producing longer sustains.
  • del time (delay time): changes the length of time of the delay.
  • mod freq (modulation frequency): controls the frequency of the sine wave modulation oscillator. 
  • mod depth (modulation depth): changes the depth or amount of the modulation. 
  • jitter var (jitter variation): This modulation stage uses low pass filtered white noise, and the variation sets the cutoff frequency of the lowpass filter, with higher values producing more erratic variation. 
  • jitter depth: This parameter controls how much jitter is added to the delay time.
  • low cut: attenuates low frequencies from the effect
  • damping: attenuates high frequencies from the effect.
  • dry wet: fades between the dry and effected audio signals.
  • ef. gain (effect gain): scales the gain of the effect. This parameter is useful when the effect has high feedback settings as the volume can build up quickly.
  • clear button: In between the final two parameters is a button that will clear audio from the delays.

Note that changing the delay time, jitter, and modulation parameters will affect the pitch of the effected audio. 

Here's a short demo of the device with Live's Analog synthesiser device:

Here's a link to the device at the Max for Live database: 

http://www.maxforlive.com/library/device/3016/sa-wash

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