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Compuvox is based on a technology known as Linear Predictive Coding (LPC) which has existed since the late 1960s. As with a number of the audio processors in VocalSynth, LPC was originally a communications technology for encoding intelligible speech at low bit rates to save bandwidth. Nowadays this computerized vocal sound is often used as a special effect common in electronic music production. The outcome sounds similar to infamous toys like the Furby, Speak n Spell (which uses LPC), and even older text-to-speech technologies.
Crunch your vocals with VocalSynth 2’s Compuvox:
Switch between Read, Spell, and Math to find your Compuvox sound
Break down a vocal with Bits nob
Mangle vowel sounds with Bytes
Increase vocal gravel with the Bats nob
Dig deeper with the Advanced panel
Explore synth presets or tweak the sound engine
Adjust the filter output of Compuvox or the pan position
Pro Tip: Add growl to vocals with Compuvox. Here’s how:
1. Add VocalSynth 2 to an audio track
2. Turn the Bats nob to the max
3. Automate the Global wet/dry blend in VocalSynth 2
4. Blend the effect to taste from the animation
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