Three User Interface Sizes Again, this is another area where we listened to user-feedback and put our expertise to work. For this reason we decided on the name ΓÇÿOddityΓÇÖ for our labour of love. Finally, in this section, there are four Macro Memory buttons to which you can assign your favourite patches for speedy recall. Using just these parameters, the Minimonsta has a huge tonal range from fat to fierce and from searing to sharp sizzles. Key Features Analog modeling of the legendary Minimoog.
The Minimonsta is an award winning, highly detailed and accurate emulation of this original instrument with heaps of attitude. An additional feature of this mode is the ability to play extra individual notes to supplement the notes within the triggered chord. The enhanced Patch Browser also recognizes tfx, aupreset, fxb and fxp files and allows instant loading without the need for conversion. A Unison Spread knob enables each unison voice to be spread across the stereo spectrum for bombastically spacious chords or leads. However, there is also another dark side to the beast, and itΓÇÖs here where you can unleash a full-on Monsta. Real-time morphing between up to twelve patches via keyboard control.
There is also a dedicated Program Change window within the new Patch Management browser, which makes setting up live performances quick and easy. Ring modulation Residing in the Mix Section, is a two-mode ring modulator which now helps you create a vast array of new textures from musical to subtle and to abstract and beyond. Fully tuneable across a six octave range. More immediately striking was that the Minimoog had knobs and the Odyssey had sliders. These trademarks of other manufacturers are used solely to identify the products of those manufacturers whose tones and sounds were studied and or recorded during development of this product.
External input allows filter to be used as plug-in effect. Put simply, the scope for sound design and sonic creativity is limitless. Additionally enhancing the sonic possibilities the unison detune knob takes unison voice tuning from subtle to insane for the phatest sound ever to come out of a virtual synth. Its place in synth folklore is assured and very well-deserved, but due to the small numbers produced and the desirability of the instrument the chances of finding one in good working order nowadays for less than a kingΓÇÖs ransom is slim. Put simply, the Minimoog had three oscillators and the Odyssey had two ΓÇô the Minimoog was monophonic and the Odyssesy was duophonic ΓÇô the Minimoog had no dedicated ring modulator while the Odyssey did.
Monophonic, polyphonic, legato and unison trigger modes. Monsta In short, think of the Minimonsta as a modular Minimoog but without all the clutter of patch cords. . It also had a distinct operational architecture and because of this weΓÇÖve seen some people spend up to an hour trying to get it to make a sound. Fully programmable with over 6000 factory patches including many from Rick Wakeman.
The screaming bastard just became a corpulent teenager with an attitude to-boot. Utilising the various Mono and Poly Unison modes allows the creation of anything from screaming-bastard Unison Leads right up to mammoth 8 Voice Poly Unison stacks with 16 note polyphony. Dynamic control over filter cutoff and amplitude. Play a chord, memorise it and then transpose that chord across the keys. The Oddity takes all that was unique and great about this instrument and thanks to a painstaking emulative process brings these qualities into the modern age.
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