Little Boy Blue Synthesizer

Little Boy Blue SynthesizerFlower Electronics is a boutique synth manufacturer that sells several small modular synths based on the designs of Jessica Rylan, an electronic musician and sound artist who lives and performs in the Boston area.

According to the company, their goal “is to produce unique musical instruments with ultra high build quality, and total freedom of sound.”

They currently offer two modular synths. You can preview the output of these miniature modular bad-boys below.

Little Boy Blue Standard

Features:

  • 2 voltage controlled ramp (sawtooth) oscillators
  • 1/4″ input with variable gain
  • envelope follower with optional inverter
  • 2 channel mixer
  • intermodulating output stage
  • supplied with:
  • batteries
  • set of 7 banana patch cords
  • LBB user manual
  • LBB cheat sheet

LBB Standard runs on 2 9v batteries. Current drain is low, typically offering 50+ hours of battery life. The circuitry is hand-built with premium parts, using discrete transistors, no chips. Instruments are supplied with a set of banana cables for patching. Input and output are via standard 1/4″ connectors. Output is a hot line level, for extra buzz.

Little Boy Blue Deluxe (shown above)

Features:

  • 2 voltage controlled oscillators
  • manual and voltage control of oscillator wave shapes
  • 1/4″ input with variable gain
  • envelope follower with optional inverter
  • 2 channel mixer
  • intermodulating output stage
  • stylish oiled fir case
  • supplied with:
  • batteries
  • set of 7 banana patch cords
  • LBB user manual
  • LBB layout cheat sheet

LBB Standard runs on 2 9v batteries (supplied). Current drain is low, typically offering 50+ hours of battery life. The circuitry is hand-built with premium parts, using discrete transistors, no chips. Instruments are supplied with a set of banana cables for patching. Input and output are via standard 1/4″ connectors. Output is a hot line level, for extra buzz.

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