The very first Composers Tools instrument has been designed to be both extremely powerful and surprisingly simple to use. This unique and intuitive scoring tool is a must have for those who expect deep tones and huge evolving spaces in their productions.
Based on our innovative ACT ENGINE, ERIS automatically generates atmospheres and landscapes allowing you to focus on composing. Its massive library, a full source of mainly dark & mysterious sounds opens the endless possibilities of versatile and beautifully rich ambiances.
A "sound painting” impression makes ERIS instantly inspiring in searching for coherence and smoothness across the sonic palette.
ERIS Ships with 50 inspiring snapshot presets to get you started.
To the right hand side of the Eris interface are 3 grids corresponding to the different sound categories: Atmo, Sphere and Rotor In each grid are 25 different sounds, which can be loaded and unloaded by clicking on the symbol to conserve system memory.
If you want to explore the sound possibilities, you can click on the button at the bottom of this window, to trigger a random selection.
The XY pad allows you to mix the different sounds that are loaded. Drag the axis inside the XY Pad to mix between the categories. You can change the sensitivity of the XY Pad by moving the “xy sens” slider.
Thanks to the ADSR knobs, you can control the attack, decay, sustain and release shape. On the top of the square there is a Octave Up button and on the bottom of the square there is Octave Down button. You can change the octaves in +/- 1 octave range.
“Automatic Composing Technology” is designed to speed up your workflow. The ACT Engine allows you to automate each sound category and it generates random volume curves. It can be turn ON and OFF by clicking the Engine symbol
Each table corresponds to the square into the memory managment window (right side of the instrument). You can manually draw curves inside the any of the tables, or you can select shape by using a slider at the bottom of each table. You can also generate curves by pressing the “GEN” button. If AUTO is set to ON, the shapes will keep moving as long as you pressing a key on your keyboard.
If you want to stick with the manual method, You can click the white square button on the left, to enlarge the tables.
If you like the shape you’ve created and you want to be able to recall it at any time, click on the LEARN button and press one of the unused white or black keys on your keyboard.
To erase the keys follow the same steps after pressing the ERASE button.
You can access to the FX section by clicking the button on the left side of the XY Pad.
There are 5 different effects: Formant Filter, Chorus, Drive, SV Filter, Reverb.
To activate the effect, click on the table with the effect you want to turn ON or press the violet keyswitch on your keyboard.
By clicking the button on the right side of the XY Pad, you can access to the more advance options of the instrument.
To SAVE/LOAD settings of the whole instrument use the buttons on the PRESETS panel. The white cone controls the stereophony of the instrument. Tweak it, to make the sound wider or narrow.
You can also setup a CC for the X and Y axis of the pad, in order to control it. The ANIMATION button allows you to stop, or run the background animation.
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...a very fine sound module with experimental sounds!