In this post, we discuss simple (synth) envelopes. “Simple” meaning simpler than ADSR.Read more "Synth Envelopes: The Simple Ones"
Superbooth 2019 is over, and with it came lots of new modules, from prototypes and POC devices to those available immediately. I always take a look at what Doepfer, the mother of all Eurorack, has to offer. So let’s have a look at the new additions that were shown there, most of which are available […]Read more "Synth Thoughts: Dieter’s Diet (Doepfer 2019 Modules Overview)"
The Spielsachen setup has grown and become more complex. Strangely, the last few setups I did with it became more simple, if anything.Read more "Spielsachen: Is More Less?"
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In a clickbait-free version: for multiples, the Hosa Hopscotch is the cheapest version. Sometimes by a margin. If you want details – then you’ve fallen for the bait.
Who would want that? Is that even possible? And before that, what am I trying to do exactly?Read more "Synth Thoughts: Building Semi-Modulars from Modules"
This post got motivated by a twitter discussion some time ago: MODULAR QUESTION: @moinlabs @smetoyermusic @DivKid What is the benefit in using a second VCA with, for example, a full synth voice, like a drum module? I see DivKid doing it and he claims to be “further sculpting” the sound by cv’ing it. Like he […]Read more "Synth Thoughts: Multiple VCAs"
In Part II of my quest for interesting synths of today, we’ll be looking at the revived US makers of old. and those that didn’t fit any other category. We’ll have a brief look at the Eurorack Elephant in the room, before we try some sort of conclusion.Read more "Which Synth to get? – Part 2"