LIVE RACKS : Parallel Suite
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Modern production and mixing is all about pushing things to the edge and controlled distortion. Parallel processing offers a near-perfect method to reach the sounds of the professionals as it often leaves the original source untouched whilst adding enormous weight, power, and front.
Works with Ableton 9,10,11 & 12 (Standard or Suite)
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Ableton Live offers it’s users a unique approach to effect building using the rack system and F9’s founder James Wiltshire is now well known as parallel processing evangelist & guru from his various tutorial videos for software house, educational facilities, and magazines. Having mixed literally hundreds of records including multiple international number 1’s James has developed parallel techniques that have transferred Ableton perfectly and we believe are second to none.
We've also tried to keep as many of the macro names descriptive and emotive rather than technical wherever possible.
This exceptional suite of tools is a carefully distilled and hand-tuned set of tools from James’ personal collection designed to achieve pro-level results without a single 3rd party plugin. Many Swiss army knife tools exist in the collection as well as focused and job-specific racks as well as treats such as the instant classic - Parallel Equaliser.
F9 is as much about education as the sound and we’ve included all the building blocks from this modular collection so you can tear down the devices in a much simpler form learn how to build your own parallel channels with Macro controls
See more by downloading the full manuals HERE
The full list of racks in this release:
- Parallel Equalizer ( X4)
- NYC Compression
- 2 Band Passive EQ
- Vintage Vibes
- Bass sonics
- Parallel distortion
- Space and time
- Stem Multi Knife
- Full Fat channel
- Kick Sonics
- Drum Sonics
- Drums sonics B ( Multiband )
- Drum FX
- Vocal Sonics
- Vocal FX
- Vocal Modulation
- Utility : filters
- Utility : External input drive
- Utility : Better Box
These racks require Live 9.5 to use the new filter algorithms. The main racks will work in both Standard and Suite editions.
But that’s not all. As a taster of an immense set of Ableton rack instruments coming late this we we have added the following Bonus content:
Analog bass Heaven - One set of controls - 16 Different Analog multisample Waveform set from a Minimoog Jupiter 4 and an MKS80 allow you to create everything from fat mono solid tech and house bases to swirling Analog 16 voice Reese’s stopping off in-between for pure 80’s future retro funk. New techniques mean no machine gunning - every note is slightly different.
808 designer - Chromatic patches over 2 octaves that allow you to choose 12 different sub-bodies (from sampled vintage analogue to cutting edge digital sources) with 12 different clicks to finally sculpt an 808 perfect for your production. Harmonic. lower mid and tape-style limiting add to the flavour and these are never over-processed allowing you to abuse the near-erect sub-bass source as you wish.
Analog Pad Heaven - One set of controls - 11 different multi-sampled analogue waveform sets from a Jupiter 8, Prophet 6, Juno 60, and a Yamaha CS 60 give you the ultimate swirl and lush sonics. New techniques mean every note is slightly different.
21st Century Bass - Choose any of the 12 sub-elements then layer any of the 8 Low mid-chunk basses, 8 Mallet sets, and 8 Fried top layers for an ultimate contemporary bass - Thousands of possible combinations!
+ updated versions of our now famous Trinity Drum kits with arpeggiated 808 hats, snares, and a new 909 kick drum
- 7 Eq & Dynamics Racks
- 3 Vocal racks
- 2 Channel and Stem Racks
- 2 General purpose racks
- 3 Drum Processing Racks
- 1 Kick Processing rack
- 2 Bass Processing Racks
- 2 Utility Racks
- 3 TRINITY Drum Kit Racks
- 69 Sub racks (Building Blocks)
- 54 Sampler Patches (Suite only)
- Compatible with Ableton 9.5 Onwards (Standard or Suite)
- Compatible with Ableton 10 Onwards (Standard or Suite)
- Compatible with Ableton 11 Onwards (Standard or Suite)
- Compatible with Ableton 12 (Standard or Suite)
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