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{"ops":[{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Time to Level Up Your Sound Design"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"We are extremely excited to finally announce that the Kilohearts v2 Update is now available for all users for FREE!"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"To mark the occasion we are offering "},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"link":"https://kilohearts.com/products/phase_plant"},"insert":"Phase Plant for just $99"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":" until June 13th."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"The v2 update is focused mainly on modulation in our hosts with a bunch of new modulators available, along with other functionality and workflow updates which will open up new worlds of creativity."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"One particularly fabulous aspect of this update is that "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","link":"https://kilohearts.com/products/snap_heap"},"insert":"Snap Heap"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":" and "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","link":"https://kilohearts.com/products/multipass"},"insert":"Multipass"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":" now have the same modular modulation system as Phase Plant, which allows you to combine and connect as many modulators as you need. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"This unleashes limitless new creative possibilities for creating dynamic, evolving, responsive, or chaotic modular effects within these already super-useful Snapin Hosts. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"And that’s not all…"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"video":"https://www.youtube.com/embed/yVmrRfk8FdM?showinfo=0"}},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"New Modulators for all Snapin Hosts"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Curve"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"MSEGs done the Kilohearts way."},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"/files/blog/Curve-Reflected.jpg"}},{"attributes":{"align":"center"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Our new Curve modulator allows you to draw detailed modulation shapes of any length with the option to set and modulate loop points with a five loop modes and a selection of trigger options. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"/files/blog/Curve-Editor.png"}},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Use the Curve Editor to quickly and accurately create new curves using point, free draw, and step draw tools with adjustable grid snapping. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Curve is fantastic for gradual changes over a long time, extended complex modulations, or unique envelopes with custom loops and tails. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"LFO Table "},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"Cycle through 256 LFO shapes in one modulator."},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"/files/blog/LFO-Table-Envelope-Patterns.jpg"}},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Use a wavetable as a modulation source. A simple concept with many applications. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"This unique modulator opens up all kinds of possibilities. Use it to store a bank of rhythmical variations… or a variety of melodic sequences… whatever you can imagine. When combined with a Random modulator, LFO Tables are wonderful for crafting evolving generative patterns. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Remap"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"Map incoming values to whatever output values you need with custom remap shapes."},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"/files/blog/Remap x3.png"}},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"The Remap utility brings you even more precise control over your modulation. Lock pitch to specific note values, create probability maps, or warp input values in interesting ways. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Sample & Hold + Audio Follower + Pitch Track"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"Handy modulation utilities that convert incoming signals into modulation values."},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"/files/blog/Sample-&-Hold-+-Audio-Follower-+-Pitch-Track.jpg"}},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"These utilities were previously only available in Snap Heap and Multipass but have been updated to be a part of the Kilohearts Modulation System. Sample and Hold can be used to grab input values when triggered, the Audio Follower will track the amplitude of an incoming signal and use it to modulate whatever you desire, and the Pitch Tracker will do the same for pitch. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"New Functionality"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Modulator Triggers"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":" - Envelope, LFO, LFO Table, Curve and Random modulators can all now be triggered to start running when an incoming value reaches a specific threshold. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"MPE Support"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":" - For all you expressive performers out there, all MPE input can now be used to control your sound. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Slower LFO Rates - "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"So slow, they stop. Yes, that’s all the way down 0Hz for LFO, LFO Table, Curve and Random modulators. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"External Automation for any parameter - "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Ran out of macros again?! Kilohearts v2 saves the day by allowing you to link up to 64 external automation sources directly to almost any parameter."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Workflow Improvements"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Improved visualisation of modulation connections - "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"clearly see modulation connections with just a mouse-hover and navigate complex patches with ease."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Updated modulation target menu - "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"target specific values and a quick remap curve."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Effects Groups - "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Combine multiple Snapins into groups to quickly move and copy them."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Modulator Groups - "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Do the same for modulators."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Various bugfixes and optimisations."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Better colours!"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Free for All Users"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"This is a free update available for all users and all you have to do is run the Kilohearts Installer and update to start using Kilohearts v2 immediately!"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"For new customers, there are some "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","link":"https://kilohearts.com/pricing_update"},"insert":"changes to our offers and prices"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":" which we hope will make the Kilohearts Ecosystem more affordable and accessible to all."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent"},"insert":"Oh... and don’t think this is the end... we have lots more planned for future updates. If there was something you were hoping for that hasn’t been added yet, watch this space! ❤️"},{"insert":"\n"}]}
{"ops":[{"insert":"If you want to chat about the Kilohearts v2 update with like-minded producers and sound designers, "},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"and"},{"insert":" the actual developers, please join us on "},{"attributes":{"background":"#ffffff","link":"https://discord.com/invite/YN9jC7j"},"insert":"Discord"},{"insert":" and in our "},{"attributes":{"background":"#ffffff","link":"https://www.facebook.com/groups/kilohearts"},"insert":"Facebook Group"},{"insert":". Be sure to "},{"attributes":{"background":"#ffffff","link":"https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRSRkNnfNvuRjJi7rBwCRbA?sub_confirmation=1"},"insert":"subscribe to our YouTube channel"},{"insert":" for more detailed tutorials on all these new features. \n"}]}

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