Compositor Pro 2 Review – Groovebox and synthesizer for techno music
Being a solution to many stability issues on the modern music software market Compositor Pro 2 stands in a row with high demanding products of world-renowned product firms. Since the original release of Compositor Pro 2 the stability of the software proven by countless tests on Mac OS X and Windows systems. That is why Compositor Pro 2 is a server class software for live techno music performance. Compositor Pro 2 includes 7 main blocks for techno music production with authentic sound of Detroit techno. You may control the instrument, using the probability density functions for parameter selections. Midi-learn function makes Compositor Pro 2 a standalone solution for live techno music performance. Granular synthesis sampler, slicer, authentic organ with tunable waveguides, rhythm combinations for drum kit and bass sounds, next track selection algorithm, pristine clear reverberation and presets section make Compositor Pro 2 an ideal solution for the market of techno music production.
More than a quarter of the century passed since the time The Belleville Three promoted a new type of techno music performance in the club culture of Detroit techno scene. The main difference of such performance was the fast switching from one vinyl deck to another. Dropping tracks in the fast switching manner made mixing a complicated task. Compositor Pro 2 takes in account this method and continues the idea with automatic track switching algorithm. The switch performed instantly without mixing phase. It is worth mentioning that automatic track switching performed in familiar way to real human being behavior. Compositor Pro 2 performs music as if a real DJ selects and crossfades tracks at the same time.
Detroit techno pioneers achieved maximum synchronicity of track switching in their DJ sets and their performances lasted for several hours. The server work level of Compositor Pro 2 implies switching of settings in broad spectrum of predefined parameters. The quantity of tracks created this way reaches 65536 tracks making it enough for 72 hours of uninterruptable music playback. Performing the Funk style, Detroit musicians aspired to reach the precision and speed of performance, which is achieved only by machine played music. All the instruments in Compositor Pro 2 match the conception of live techno band. First, Compositor Pro 2 is the real-time groovebox and synthesizer, which helps to establish a live performance using minimalist setup. Second, all Compositor Pro 2 instruments stay in sync for the whole performance synchronized by the master clock generator. Third, instrumental parts selected specially for Detroit techno style and have Funk music groove precision.
Exponential music grid of Compositor Pro 2 sounds more realistic, excluding the coincidence with other techno music tracks. Compositor Pro 2 package includes free sample library of 24 sounds for slicer, 12 clap sounds, 12 snare sounds and 31 hat sound.
The described 7 modules of Compositor Pro 2 groovebox and synthesizer are indispensable helpers in studio work and in live performance situation. The ReWire function allows integration with another DAW’s, this way Compositor Pro 2 can enhance every studio setup.