Modular Sound Design Environment

Alpha Forever / Update 2021/01
February 19, 2021

Alpha Forever / Update 2021 / 01

2021's first update brings lots of new nodes to the table, while improving workflow efficiency and stability.

New nodes:

Filter 4p Modulated

A 4-pole ZDF multimode ladder filter.

Frequency response of the 4p Modulated filter

Filter 4p NL Modulated

A 4-pole ZDF non-linear multimode ladder filter.

The filter behaviour can be changed using the P1, P2 and offset parameters

Filter SVF Modulated

A 2-pole ZDF state-variable multimode filter with controllable steepness.

Frequency response of the SVF filter

Filter 1p Modulated

A ZDF 1-pole filter with 5 different outputs.

Frequency response of the 1p filter.

Plate Reverb

A nice-sounding plate reverb effect.

Pseudo Random

Generates seeded noise.

New features, workflow enhancements:

Parallel patching

Connect up to 9 parallel wires at once by pressing a number key on the keyboard while patching.

Just press the number of parallel wires you would like to patch on the numpad while patching
Parallel patching makes wiring stereo nodes convenient

2 inputs + 2 outputs mode

Solves compatibility issues with some VST Hosts that handle multichannel VSTs as 7.1 systems (Adobe Premiere, Steinberg Nuendo), or mute multichannel instruments (Studio One)

Reset knobs to default

Double right clickon knobs and sliders reset them to default value instead of center

Getting back to 0dB on a mixer or compressor is not an issue anymore

Spectrum analyzer enhancements

Displays the frequency and measured gain below the cursor.

New output: outputs the block size.

Horizontal lines indicate the levels on the analyzer.


// Stabiliy improvements regarding the scope and preset switching in certain DAWs



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