COSMOS is a drifting memory station designed to work with meditative states through music.
COSMOS is a drifting memory station designed to work with meditative states through music.
Wild stereo effects/looper machine with a strong Frippertronics vibe that’s another winner from the genius mind of Vlad Kreimer.
From Soma Synths:
The design of the controls, functions and generated soundscapes are intended to evoke, in both performer and listener, states and experiences inherent in meditation, such as limitless space, fluidity, spontaneous development, presence, the ability to hear, tranquility, the experience of subtle harmony and happiness enveloping the whole world.
From a functional point of view, COSMOS is a large array of sound memory, in which recorded sounds undergo constant recombinations, spontaneously generating an ever-changing soundscape. This is achieved in three ways — by a mathematical shift based on the relationships between large prime numbers (the size of all delay lines are different primes), an asynchronous operation of the LFO, and modulation with a slowly changing chaotic signal. As a result, it allows the endless layering and processing of various sounds, as in a looper, but without an intrusive, repetitive loop.
COSMOS generates rich, fluid and evolving soundscapes perfect for ambient music. Using COSMOS, you can play an entire meditative solo concert while being in a spontaneous flow and without using studio-prepared sequences, backing tracks and other things that can’t be a reflection of the “here and now”.
Drifting Memory Station
Creative looper and performance effects unit for meditative soundscapes
Audio is recorded into a network of multiple delay lines, modulated by LFO
Loop times vary between 2.5s – 22s depending on algorithm
4 Different algorithms with three variations each: 2 delay lines with relative shift, 4 delay lines with relative shift, Giant Reverb and Granular Delay
Blur and Drift knobs control different parameters in the algorithms
Adjustable suppressor / compressor effect
Controls for drive, feedback, input and output levels
High-pass and low-pass filters can be activated via footswitch (3 frequencies per filter selectable)
Foot switches for Erase, Reverse and Record
Internal signal processing with 24Bit / 48kHz
Stereo input: 2x 6.3 mm TRS
Stereo output: 2x 6.3 mm TRS
Stereo headphone output: 6.3 mm TRS
Dimensions (W x D x H): 342 x 153 x 68 mm
Weight: 2.2 kg
Includes power supply unit (12 V DC)
For sales in UK the price will include 20% VAT. Buyers elsewhere may incur VAT or other local taxes on import.
Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.
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