this page offers fundamental information for basic operation of modules within ppooll, known as acts (@).

acts may vary by version/distribution package.

click the act title for detailed instructions & information

2Dsliders

a bank of points for linking to parameters

dependent upon control@ for routing

analyze@

tools for sound analysis; loudness, brightness, noisiness

animator@

a multiband modulator

arpanner@

audio rate two channel panner  

autocount@

counter object with internal metronome

bandfollower

filters an incoming signal & sends four bands to control@

banger

a matrix to control bangs sent to ppooll acts to perform synchronized actions

beast

two-osc cross-modulation buffer synthesizer

beauty  

dual feedback loop device with 4 delay loops

benjolino

rob hordijk’s chaos theory synthesizer. let’s get ready to rungle

bildsynthi

visual-reactive fft-filter; requires jitter enabled & some jit input

buffer_host

where samples for current environment are stored

buffub

records live input to a buffer (i.e. blank sample) in buffer_host

chaos

lorenz-rossler parameter modulator

chebyshev@

even/odd harmonic distortion unit

cll_cltl@

discrete signal generator ported from ondomusic.com

clocker@

basic ppooll sequencer

cloud

oscillator bank with pitch distribution system

control@

controls parameters of ppooll by incoming data (e.g. midi, usb, osc)  

delayloops

triple delay unit

demosound@

simple soundfile player

distort@

digital distortion unit 

envMM

controls any parameter of other acts with an envelope

eq@

graphic equalizer

equalAmp

???

euclid

LFO with integrated euclidean sequencer

feedbacker

feedback generator for audio input

fffb@

eleven band parallel bandpass filter

flop@

audio looper with adjustable window & other modes 

fmrm@

frequency modulator x ring modulator

forbiddenP@

256 band vocoder / filter

frack

drawing palette for actions 

freeverb@

schroeder/moorer reverb unit with freezer function

frequenzteiler

4-oscillator subharmonic sawtooth synthesizer

gg.rainer  

granular synthesizer adapted from nobuyasu sakodna’s msp patch

gizmo@

semitone pitch shifter

gverb@

simple reverb

hardplay

soundfile player direct from hard disk

INmulti

captures audio input for routing to other acts

kaos@

fucks everything up, idk

karma@

varispeed looper

kk.rainer

granular sample player

kompressor

dynamic range compressor

LFFO

low/fast frequency oscillator

link@

sync ppooll to ableton live

matrix@

audio routing matrix

midikeys

virtual midi keyboard

mixer@

simple audio mixer with unlimited channels

modul.ator

modulates any parameter within ppooll 

morph

dynamic audio freezer

multitap

8-tap delay / reverb unit

munger@

stereo granulator with live input

noize@

noise generator 

normalize

audio normalizer

notepad@

you know what it does

op@

mathematical/logical signal/number operator

oscbank@

multibank sine-wave generator 

overdrive@

simple distortion unit

paf@

phase-aligned format synthesizer

peakfinder

adaptive gate

peakfollow@

peak loudness analyser

PEQ

parametric graphic equalizer

period

???

pHARM4

four-voice harmonizer

pr.6groov

randomizing multi-buffer machine with pitch/pan parameters

pr.spectfreeze

???

pr.spectplay

spectral filter

pulse@

pulse wave generator

pulsegen

???

random0_1-

alternating on/off modulator

random@

independent randomizers for any ppooll parameter

rec@

records audio to hard disk

rec_events

captures a sequence of mouse-actions for playback/looping

rez@

resonator bank

rm@

ring modulator

scope@

oscilloscope

SDIFter

spectral SDIF-format audio file player

signaltocontrol

converts incoming audio signal to control message for control@

simproov

basic sample player

sinsE

sinewave bank with envelope

sinus

single sinewave generator with envelope

snap@

snapshot & recall parameters; like preset menu

sonogram@

spectrogram/sonogram visualizer

spectcomp

spectral compander

spectral_sins

sinewave bank with spectral partials dependent upon incoming signal

svf2@

multi-mode filter

tetris@

act layout customizer

TFF

four-band resonant filter

timeline@

graphical timeline sequencer of events 

TSSSF

subtractive soft-synth w/ MIDI control

vbap@

input to output router for loudspeaker arrays, etc

vst@

enables loading of VST/AU plugins 

walk

time-based parameter adjustment

wavelets

single-oscillator synthesizer over a defined time period

waveshapers@

multi-mode distortion unit

wrapfilter

four band graphic filter

x_filter

butterworth/chebyshev HP/LP filter

xgroove@

varispeed sample player