glaciers is a four voice extreme audio stretcher, based on paulstretch. Take an audio sample or live recording, and stretch it until time almost ceases to exist.
Install through the community catalogue on Maiden (don’t forget to refresh). Be sure to restart to make sure Glacial Engine is loaded.
K1 (hold down) bring up the buffer (contextual) menu k2 (press) previous page/buffer action k3 (press) next page/buffer action
e1 change voice e2 select parameter e3 change parameter value
k2 load a file from the norns audio directory k3 immediately start recording live input
k2 clear buffer. stops currently playing file k3 immediately start recording live input
k2 clear buffer. current recording will not be saved k3 save recording. new recording will then be stretched.
recording is saved in glaciers audio directory. when recording, buffer screen will stay open without having to hold k1.
general sound parameters
volume sets the level for the voice. stretch is based on the playback rate. 1x stretch is 1x playback rate. harmonic oct sets the octive for the harmonics. 1 will be one octave above. harmonic mix controls how much of the harmonics vs original sound plays. 0 is all original, 1 is all harmonics.
move the sound through the stereo field
position sets where the sound is in the stereo field. lfo spread sets how far the sound will be moved by the lfo. lfo rate controls how long it takes the pan lfo to complete a cycle.
a basic bandpass filter
freq sets the centre frequency. width sets the width of the filter from the centre freq, in octaves.
gain offset - offset the gain of all voices by up to +/-12db.