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TIME macro brings a new collection of sounds inspired by paradigms of time, both physical and philosophical. As with its predecessor TIME macro, inspiration takes center stage at all times, spurring on users to merge and layer sounds in search of new sonic ground.

Chamber-sized Ensembles and Soloists

TIME micro is your creative resource for atmospheric and rhythmic underscoring, geared towards intimate and small instrument groups and soloists – for instance chamber sized string sections and small vocal groups comprising no more than three singers. Rather than standard instruments, users will often find lower or softer alternatives: Basset Horn instead of Clarinet, Flugelhorn/Cornet instead of Trumpet, and Alto Flute/Bass Flute instead of standard Flute.

Unique colors and intimate textures

In addition to an inspiring String Quartet recorded in unison and a Low Bass Section, TIME micro will extend your palette of sounds with shimmering Celeste, Harp and Mandolin tones. Not to mention its experimental and extraordinary articulations – ranging from airy woodwind tones, harmonic waves and flourishes to stuttering staccato performances and barely audible ultra-soft string bowings. Just some of the many subtle touches that will extend your set of orchestral inspiration with unique colors of intimate textures.

Pendulum Swells

The sense of shifting time that gives TIME micro its name can be attributed to the subtle forward movements within the looped sustained textures and also to the “pendulum swells” that recreate the oscillating movements of a pendulum as a dynamic swell within these patches. And to the rhythmic patterns that conjure up the sound of clockwork mechanisms played on a single pitch or in the form of non-tonal percussive notes.

Instrumentation and Recording

Box_TMITIME micro contains recorded sections grouped into categories, which are divided into patches containing a single articulation as well as multi articulation patches. You will find all of these patches inside the Instruments folder. The collection contains the following sections, as they appear in your instruments folder:

01. Time Orchestra
02. Altered Time
03. String Ensemble
04. String Quartet
05. Bass Ensemble
06. Mixed Choir
07. Harp Celeste Mandolin
08. Individual Sections
 01. High Strings
 02. Low Strings
 03. Flugelhorn
 04. Bass Trumpet
 05. Cornet
 06. Tenor Trombone
 07. Alto Flute
 08. Bass Flute
 09. Oboe
 10. Bass Oboe
 11. Basset Horn
 12. Contrabass Clarinet
 13. Women Choir
 14. Men Choir

TIME micro features Multi Articulation Patches in a separate folder for all sections and instruments.

You have free choice between the four microphone positions, Close, Tree, Surround and A/B.

These microphone positions are switchable in the GUI and can be controlled via MIDI CC. Additionally, all core articulations have been recorded with multiple velocity layers for realistic dynamics.
All samples have their natural panning.

 

Resources

Folder Structure - see the folder structure to verify your installation

File Listing - see all needed files to make sure your download is complete

 

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