Mute has announced the Mute Synth II Orange – a limited edition of its hand-held synth and sequencer.
Both the previously announced black and white Mute Synth II’s have sold out.
Here’s a demo video (of the black version):
- Designer circuit board
- Noise generator
- Buffered output
- Touch and pot control
- Mini patchbay
- Headphone/line output
- Battery powered (9v battery not included)
The Mute Synth II comes boxed with an album of works using the synth, by artists associated with Dirty Electronics and Mute. The CD features Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle / Carter Tutti Void), Simon Fisher Turner, Dominic Butler (Bronze Teeth / Factory Floor), Kidanevil, Dirty Electronics and others.
You can preview the album below:
MSII is designed in collaboration with the designer and writer, Adrian Shaughnessy.
Mute Synth II is born out of Dirty Electronics’ ongoing commitment to DIY approaches and noise aesthetics, and is designed to serve as a catalyst for experimenting with electronic sound.
The Mute Synth II is available for preorder for £89.99, with an expected release date of September 7, 2015.