Thomas the TomTom

About Thomas:

  • Thomas the TomTom is one of 'The Lads', a gang of Virtual Analogue Sequenced Percussion devices about to muscle in on your music productions
  • Thomas is a Virtual Analogue TomTom with clout
  • Thomas offers a lot of control over the tone and shape of his sound
  • Thomas is armed with a serious, grown up, sequencer - for maximum impact

Thomas the TomTom: Features

Buy Thomas the TomTom

or purchase The Lads bundle 

About the circuit:

  • Like the TR-808, CR78 and others, Kevin's circuit is based around a 'ringing' band-pass filter

  • Kevin's filter was  designed by the lovely people at Surreal Machines and is a two pole bandpass Sallen Key zero delay feedback filter (ZDFF)

  • Kevin is NOT a TR-808 emulation but does share similar sound characteristics

Thomas' Controls

Body - This is the fundamental tone of the snare

  1. Freq  - Pitch of the filter tone

  2. Drive - extra harmonics for power

  3. Decay - filter resonance

Noise - controls for the noise source

  1. Freq - a LoPass filter to remove higher frequencies

  2. Time - decay from 0 - 750ms

  3. Curve - A tightening exponential curve applied to the noise amplitude.... 

The sequencer

Finally, a grown up percussion sequencer that is simple to use, fast and creativity enhancing

Don't be fooled by its benign appearance, this sequencer can supercharge your beats in seconds

Here's a video exploring the sequencer's functions

Global Controls

Housekeeping stuff

  1. The K-Teck logo

  2. Device title and version number

  3. Preset display - for storing and recalling your presets

Global tone controls

  1. HiPass - A High Pass filter clean the bottom of your mix

  2. LoPass - A lowpass filter designed by Surreal Machines to remove excess top end

  3. Gain - Output volume - also drives into that Surreal Machines Low Pass filter for extra grit

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