Foil 2 | Max for Live Device
Foil is a Max for Live additive synthesizer device.
Foil uses eight sine wave oscillators: Oscillator 1 is triggered by the ADSR envelope in the front, while Oscillator 8 is triggered by the ADSR envelope in the back. Meanwhile, Oscillator 2 ~ 7 in between follows an interpolated envelope value.
Individual oscillators can be tuned to the harmonic series, or detuned to build inharmonic timbre with relative ease. The pitch envelope helps create complex timbral gestures: from slowly detuning pads, metallic risers, or piercing percussion.
Foil provides unmatched sound design capabilities at your fingertips.
- Unique Double ADSR interface that simplifies additive synthesis.
- Manually detunable sine oscillators for harmonic and inharmonic spectra.
- Loop-able pitch envelope for unique timbral gestures.
For more information, please refer to Foils User Manual. Live 10+ & Max for Live Required.
Foil is developed by Takuma Matsui. You can check out his other works here.
Special thanks to Tyler Mazaika, Ben Ang, Thomas Solari for the pre-release beta testing and suggestions, and Nathan See for the math equation needed to finish this device. Can't forget r/ableton and r/maxmsp community for months of suggestions and critique.