The aim behind Echoes in the Aether was to create fun, creative, interactive, rhythmic, and playable sounds for Absynth users. Timo Preece finds out if ContortDistort achieved their objective.  

À La Mode 

contortDistort Soundcloud

Patches, Setup and Layout 

Complex Envelopes

Sound Shaping Performance Controls

Envelope Breakpoint Modulation
Performance Sliders

Macro Patches 

Macro Patches

Growls, Groans and Filter Feedback

Why Absynth and not Reaktor? 


Timo Preece (Certified Ableton Trainer, ProTools Expert) is an accomplished audio technologist, multi-media consultant, sound designer and electronic musician. He graduated with a degree in Ethnomusicology from UCLA and a Masters in Sound Design at the University of Edinburgh, UK. From conceptualizing and building cutting-edge setu... Read More


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