Congrats to Solidtrax for winning with Curve 2 CM!
In the latest KVR One-Synth-Challenge Solidtrax
won the third prize with their electro-house track "Parabola".
The challenge was to produce a track using only one of the synths that ship with Computer Music Magazine
for all sounds, including drums.
Bastiaan & Menno from Solidtrax about the contest and why they chose Curve 2 CM:
"Curve 2 CM was quite obvious for us because of the drawable OSCs and envelopes and the freedom and possibilities it provides for sound designers", they say. "We love Curve 2 CM's macros that are so damn easy to set up via drag'n'drop. And we love the FM possibilities — it's so easy to add grit in a flash."
"So we started with a stab sound, added some layered sounds and made use of panning, so that every layer of the stab has its place in the mix.
Thanks to long attack times, the layers do not conflict with the stab (check out preset 'StringsMadeForLotsaVerb').
We then created our sound 'ElectroBass 2', inspired by a famous Yamaha DX sound, to let the track roll.
The song was then completed with drums, basses, some FX sounds and a lot of automation of Curve 2 CM's macro controls."
For the limitation the challenge provides, they add: "We think you get very creative when you only use one sound source - we encourage every producer to do this some time!"
For all Curve 2 and Curve 2 CM users: Solidtrax uploaded all presets they designed for this track to Curve's shared preset library.
So don't forget to hit the "Sync" button and get the newest presets from Solidtrax!
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