Jussi the Vocal Synthesizer steps up to the mic
Jussi, from Klevgränd produktion, is designed to emulate male voice vowels. It can sing everything from soft and airy sounds to a good bit of shouting. Is this the voice in the machine we’ve been looking for?
The formants of the voice are controlled by velocity making it very expressive to play. The ADSR envelope can be mapped to give turn-in and turn-on effects on attack and release. The throat and voice character is controlled via XY pads. There’s a legato mode and a sustain like hold mode along with a built in reverb.
The interface is quite lovely and invites experimentation. It’s available for iOS, MacOS and Windows which is uncommon and very welcome.
I can’t help but be reminded of the Delay Lama plug-in by AudioNerdz from like a hundred years ago. That was always a lot of fun with limited uses. Jussi takes the same idea in a completely new dimension offering some very interesting and creative possibilities. Check out the video below for a sense of what it’s all about.
Jussi is available for iOS for $4.99 and for VST and AU for $12.99 and there’s a free demo to try.
More information available on their website.