Always a powerful loop manipulation tool Slice V4.1 is now adds an all new cleaner interface and is extended to include new settings and functions. Every beat/step has independen
Unison mode (for extra punch)
Up to 8 Repeats(for variable Stutter/drills)
Reverse (play any beat backwards)
Random Slice (no two repeats of your loop will be the same)
Fade In (envelope attack)
4 independent Sends – pointing at the all new FX system
Ability to select a single Loop Pad and play it chromatically (Pitched mode)
Add to these the loop-swapping and pattern changing(loop-juggling) from Slice 2 and 3, as well as re-triggering(restart) loops from any of the 32 slice pads whilst playing. Use the 4 independently settable sub-loops, load up to 12 different patterns for playback(and key-switch
FORWARD AND BACKWARDS
As ever you can play loop patterns(sequences)
Just as important is the "direct-play" feature, allowing users to play each pad independently, so you can play Slice live, or record your performance and playback using your DAW. Each triggered pad plays its attached sound and its assigned controls.
New in this version is "Pitched Mode" play. Here you can select any single pad and Slice will map this across 2 octaves for you to use the sound in as a chromatic instrument.
Paired to these loop and playback capabilities is the all-new dynamically assignable FX system with 4 insert slots for each loop, where each slot can be filled with any one of over 20 different effects and 4 Send effect slots where you can select from any of 5 send effects.
A virtual instrument for Kontakt 5.5 and above, Slice still places unique creative and playable features right at your fingertips, and on your keyboard and is still aiming firmly at being a playable instrument not just
Try the Slice functionality for yourself – Channel Robot are now offering the full IDM Slice V4.1 as a free download from their site.
Add to all this power the over 200 re-
Channel Robot originals
Super library on it's own, but it can run other synths, if set up correctly (see Kontakt instructions), then a new adventure in sound design may begin.