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Ciat Lonbarde | Cocoquantus


As the designer describes:

The CocoQuantus is a device by Ciat-Lonbarde composed of two Coco modules (8 bit digital delays) and a central "Quantussy" analog brain (nabra). 

The Quantussy is a five (5) petaled flower, each petal with oscirator, that creates a rhythm, that triggers quantizations of the movements of the other four oscirators. The Quantussy is thus both based on five (5), but four(4)... and its name also refers to Quantum Physics through its unique "double quantizing" of angular momentum. 

Running at low frequencies, the Quantussy is intended to provide ample modulations for the various functions of the COCOs, through inputs "FLIP", "SKIP", and "SP.AF", or "Speed Affect". The Quantussy petals can also run at audio frequencies, as well as "Balcium" frequencies, depending on a toggle switch.

The center of the Quantussy merits some attention. There is a central indicator-lozenge of 15 Light Emitting Diodes, showing the "Spesal State" of the device. The Spesal State is controlled by touching the "Cercel Nodes", thus preserving Ciat-Lonbarde's motto of "touch-sensitive is best!". 

To preserve this precious jewel of silicon encased in finest woods, use patch cords to wire it up in its own self-reconfiguring spasms.

These vibrations, spasms, activities, all manifest in unique transpositions and flip-skips in your material, which is input via Mike, Synthin, or special High Impedance Piezoin. The COCO modules here have a generalized version of the DOLBY cargo-cult preamp, which includes a self-expander, and an other-puncher for maximum POP SENSATION MUSIC>

You see, on each COCO, there is a knob for INPUT as well as FEEDBA... These are the primary functions of the COCO, to take in sound and recirculate it through *8BIT* digital memory. These two functions INPUT and FEEDBA, depending on a toggle switch, can punch the others out to create monophonic articulations of time-layers in your material.

Ultimately this is about your material. Singing is quite appropriate to the custom preamps, as well as dry, woody, or reedy piezo sounds. The Synthin is optimized for Sidrazzi input, and compensated to allow the ultrasound frequencies to go straight into the heart of the delay, there creating difference tones and thus revealing the heterodyne bat-ghosts lurking there. The COCOQUANTUS is a TUBE through which YOU SQUEEZE your JELLY_ASS, meaning the sonic material you give it.

BrandCiat Lonbarde
Engine TypeDigital
Voices (max)5
Sampler8 bit, Granular, Loop
Key typeN/A
CV-gateCV I-O
Legend: Obvious Y: Yes, N: No, N/A: Not Applicable
VCO Voltage Controlled Oscillator DCO Digital Controlled Oscillator
LFO Low Frequency Oscillator Sub Sub Oscillator
VCF Voltage Controlled Filter VCA Voltage Controlled Amplifier
Velocity As with a piano, the harder you hit a key, the louder the sound, unlike most organs which always produce the same loudness no matter how hard you hit a key. Aftertouch Pressing a key after you activated it. Channel Aftertouch, no matter which key, it will send a Channel message. Poly Aftertouch, sends the pressure per key instead of the whole channel.
Values for OSC, LFO, Filter, Envelope are per voice unless stated otherwise.

Manuals, patches etc.


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