FRICTION

FRICTION for Diva

£25 (inc vat)

 Welcome to FRICTION world

FRICTION applies the Sound Dust aesthetic to U-He's amazing analogue softsynth DIVA and brings you 170 presets that look for beauty and cinematic atmosphere in filth and wrongness.

Huge weeping pads, elastic beatsync noise, murky weathered leads, deviant one finger atmospherics, organic heartbreak keyboards, West coast style uber modulations, glowering low end throbbing and earworming sound effects are all in the mix.

'..these are sounds that are hard to find even with a room full of classic hardware synths.' Paul Hartnoll - Orbital

The starting point for FRICTION was early homemade 'industrial' synth pioneers such as Suicide, Vice Versa, Cabaret Voltaire, Fad Gadget - not forgetting the awesome and groundbreaking Throbbing Gristle. (see TG approved demo track United)

FRICTION embraces the limitations and grist of the classic synths that DIVA emulates so well and melds them into something new and impossible, and impossibly lovely.

Every patch has warping transformations assigned to mod-wheel and after-touch for dynamic expressive control. All patches pre tagged for DIVA and Komplete Kontrol

'...you've made Diva sound like a tortured home made synth from 1978 and that makes me very very happy : )'  Jonathan Sharp - media composer and synth nerd

FRICTION sounds are loosely divided into 15 categories...

ARP - melodic arpeggiated patches

CHAOS - boisterous and complex

DMX - arp driven drum machinery

DUST - classic Sound Dust organica

FX - textural earworms

KEYS - keyboards...obvs

LEAD - legato style solo instruments

LOW - bottom feeding basses

NOISE - bpm synced atonal beat shadows

ORG - organic organish

PAD - thick, wide and often filthy

PERC - hits, thuds and snaps

SLOW - take your time with these

THROB - low rhythmic boomers

WEST -  moving the East coast over to the West coast

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FRICTION for Diva

£25 (inc vat)

DIVA by U-He needed