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  1. Exploring the Dynamic Capabilities of Steady State Fate's Multi-Mode Low Pass Gate with Timbre Modifying Circuits

    The Steady State Gate by Steady State Fate is a unique and versatile multi-mode low pass gate with additional timbre modifying circuitries, including a wave folder, soft saturation overdrive, and QAOS resonance character modifier. It has 6dB/Oct bandpass, 6dB/Oct lowpass, and 12dB/Oct lowpass filter modes, as well as manual frequency cutoff and resonance control with CV input. The module also has a voltage controlled decay envelope tailored to the vactrol LPG response curve, and an excite input that conditions gates, triggers, and external envelopes to "pluck" the low pass gate with sensitivity to envelope attack up to about 50ms. It can be used as a standalone VCF or as a standalone VCA with high-end roll-off.

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  2. A Filter of Crows: The Multi-Mode Overdrive Filter That Redefines Analog Synthesis

    The Pittsburgh Modular A Filter of Crows is a multi-mode overdrive filter module that combines three analog technologies to redefine analog synthesis. The module features an ultra-high-gain preamp circuit that can provide up to 75x variable gain overdrive without sounding harsh, a 12db state variable "no-dead-spot" PGH filter with manually selectable and stackable filter responses (lowpass, bandpass, and highpass), and a resonant stability circuit that enables the PGH filter to provide near-infinite resonance without slipping into self-oscillation unless the user wants it to. The result is a module that creates rich, complex, and musically satisfying sounds.

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