Harmonic Xpander V1.0 Now Available

jisley

Logician
After almost two years of studying, tweaking, writing and rewriting, I have finally released a series of Harmonic Xpanders for Logic. These are small widgets that can be inserted into the Logic environment. They are based on the Oberheim Xpander's rotate mode (most famously used by Michael Brecker on tunes such as "Original Rays") but go many steps further in their playability and implementation.



Features include:
Up to four static and four rotating voices
Rotating voices can be set to up, down or random rotation through assigned pitches
Independent assignment of outgoing MIDI channel for each voice to allow for a multitude of routing possibilities
Example files are included in the package so getting up and running is fairly straightforward

This package aso includes a Channel Strip I programmed for easy access to mapping CC data for the EWI (or other wind controller). It can also be used for other controllers as well.



You can find out more, listen to audio demos and ask questions at: http://www.ewilogic.com/shop/harmonic-xpander-v1-0/

Happy Harmonizing!
 

CJL52

Logician
Hi John,
I couldn't find any information about the logic version(s) needed to work with your Xpander. Could you please give me (and others as well) a hint?
Thanks,
claus

On 11-11-11 11:51 John Isley wrote:
>>After almost two years of studying, tweaking, writing and rewriting, I have finally released a series of Harmonic Xpanders for Logic. These are small widgets that can be inserted into the Logic environment. They are based on the Oberheim Xpander's rotate mode (most famously used by Michael Brecker on tunes such as "Original Rays") but go many steps further in their playability and implementation...<<
 

jisley

Logician
Sorry for that oversight:

The widgets were desIgned, built and thoroughly tested in Logic 9. Should function fine in Logic 8. As for other versions, I cannot guarantee they will work.
 

bruno garza

Logician
Wow, with the Macros I created and using your Macro that I purchased as well as your free one, been creating some cool ambient music.

Thanks. :D
 

jisley

Logician
You're welcome! I'm glad you're finding the Harmonic Xpander useful. I find it very inspiring to just play with it and discover new sounds and textures. I can see it being a great tool for ambient music and sound design.

Thanks for the support! Spread the word!

Peace,
John
 

jisley

Logician
That's really a great use of it! Very very cool...

Did you design the scale macro or purchase it somewhere? I'd be interested in getting my hands on some of that type of stuff. I mean, I could build it, but I'm kinda sick of the environment at the moment!

I'm really happy you're using and enjoying the Xpander. That means that all the work was worth it! I'd love to hear more when you have it.

Peace,
John
 

bruno garza

Logician
Here's another demo usage of the HarmonicXpander

http://www.digimixstudios.net/HarmonicXpander2/

I created the scale macros.
From several websites I was able to get the notes for a scale and then create close to 4300 Logic Scale Macros.

Since the scales come from several countries, they're duplcated so the uniqueness is far less then 4300, but i think names are what people are use too.

I'm planning on selling them, just need to finish the design on the website.

You're HarmonicXpander is a perfect match for my Scale Macros. :thmbup:
 

jisley

Logician
That's really cool as well! I agree that the combination of the scale macros and the Xpander is a killer duo.

I'd love to pick up a copy of your macros when they're available. Please let me know!

Peace,
John


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