Sinevibes' synths all share a distinctive look, and the company believes that Torsion, its new release, has a pretty distinctive and original sound, too.
Superficially similar in structure to a common or garden subtractive synth, Torsion differs in that its three oscillators produce additive waves based on just a few partials. You can then add new spectral content using a technique called waveshape modelling.
Other features include a ring modulator and an audio-range oscillator for filter FM, plus four separate LFOs, two AHDSR envelope generators and a two-dimensional 'chaos oscillator' for wide-ranging modulation possibilities.
Specs below - you'll find audio examples on the Sinevibes website. Torsion costs $49 and a demo version is available.
Sinevibes Torsion specs
- Three oscillators each with four basic additive waveforms and four waveshape models
- 24 dB/octave resonant low-pass filter
- 12 dB/octave high-pass filter
- Ring modulator
- Modulation oscillator for low-pass filter FM
- Four tempo-synchronised LFO generators with four waveforms and per-cycle randomisation
- Two AHDSR envelope generators
- Two-dimensional chaos modulation generator based on Lorenz attractor