Tag: Armanium

… Glass Armanica VSTi 1.0 Beta …

Here is my initial version of the Glass Armanica VSTi. It is a sample based recreation of Benjamin Franklin’s rubbed glass instrument known as the Glass Harmonica, Armonium, Hydrocrystalophone, or Armonica (whew!). I ended up changing the name to be

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… Atlantis 99.43675% complete …

The Veteran’s Day holiday provided me with a nice chunk of time to devote to tracking the final pieces of the song “Atlantis”. I had a few guitar lines to track and a couple of new vocal lines to throw

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… Armanium sample sounds …

I made my first test build of the Armanium VST instrument. It has ADSR controls, a high-cut filter and a master level. Pretty basic. I think I’ll throw in a reverb module and call it good. I’m also considering contacting

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… Armanium VSTi complete octave …

I purchased some more wine glasses today in order to complete the Beta version of the Armanium Vsti. I now have a complete octave of discrete samples running from MIDI not C 72 to C 84. I think I will

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… Armanium VSTi progress …

I used the ol’ Johnny 5 setup to stereo mic the first set of Armanium VST samples. It’s a stereo pair of Oktava MC-012 mics with cardioid capsules in X-Y configuration. To change the pitch of the glass, I slowly

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