Cthulu Chord Presets

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Category: Effect Presets

Effect: Cthulhu

File format: .FXP/FXB (Standard VST format)

Genre: House, Techno, Trance

Courtesy of user DavisGalvin on the Xfer forums:

I went through and transcribed a lot of keys and scales and saved them as presets into Cthulhu.

The list of scales is as follows in every key, C all the way up trough Bb.

  • Major
  • Natural Minor
  • Harmonic Minor
  • Dorian
  • Phrygian
  • Lydian
  • Mixolydian
  • Locrian
  • Whole Tone
  • Jazz Minor

The chords of each scale/key are ordered in Cthulu as follows:

  • Triads
  • Sevenths
  • Secondary Dominants
  • Other Chords
  • Suspended Chords

With the exception, of course, of the Whole Tone scales, which only has the Triads.

Instructions for how to add them to the preset menu are in the ReadMe that comes with the zip file.

Hope this is the kind of thing you guys were looking for! Fee free to e-mail me with any questions.

-Davis


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DavisGalvin

DavisGalvin* ;)

3 years, 8 months and 28 days ago

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Audiobombs

Doh! (fixed)

3 years, 8 months and 28 days ago

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kraukau

thanks so much..its strange that there are not more presets for chtulhu from the community..at least i did not find any...but i will try your presets..thx!!!

3 years, 6 months and 16 days ago

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djnicon

Can someone help me? where do you put the preset folder so that the VST can see it?

3 years, 3 months and 14 days ago

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danada

first find library folder (mine appears when I click the Hard disk icon on my desktop - Mac), then under that folder you have Audio folder then plug-ins folder then VST folder. Under the VST folder you will find a chtulhu presets folder (it should be already there after installation complete).

3 years and 3 months ago

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Ghost in the machine

really cool stuff , thanks =)

3 years, 1 month and 3 days ago

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tonysss13

great stuff many thanks

2 years, 11 months and 17 days ago

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supracg

Very cool, but question:

How would I access just the triad chords for a certain key (for example C minor). Everything seems to be 5 notes or so

2 years, 9 months and 18 days ago

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dr know

could you do one based on grant nelsons chordworx by style section. I'm happy to send you the chart

7 months and 8 days ago

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johnghadimi

I'm late to the party. Thanks again for doing, otherwise I had found the chord generator pretty pointless and useless if you couldn't play chords in key!! This is very helpful. I think someone else had already asked this, but looking at your instructions below, how do you just access the triads for example? All the chords are constructed with 5 notes. I couldn't find any other "secret" way to initiate that order/feature. Thank you. :)

The chords of each scale/key are ordered in Cthulu as follows:
Triads
Sevenths
Secondary Dominants
Other Chords
Suspended Chords

4 months and 3 days ago

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dcupmusic

fantastic work man!

1 month and 25 days ago

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