Twisted Electrons’ Crush is a tabletop effects unit that creates bit rate and sample rate reduction effects.
According to the company, “Crush can reveal interesting textures surprisingly rich in character and harmonics by lowering the sample rate and resolution of you sound.”
You can adjust the amount of distortion manually with the Crush knob, and/or add some modulation with the dual-shape LFO. Continue reading
The gMIX is a minimal four-channel stereo mixer, designed for mixing the output of anything with a headphone jack.
It uses a passive design, so it can run without power or batteries. Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
This video, via Raja Raman, captures Atlanta-based prog band exStellarator in action.
Take note of the Voltage Controlled Guitar (VGC) – a breath-controlled synth guitar, based on the Moog Werkstatt. Continue reading
This video is an official promo for the new Roland MX-1 mixer, but we’re featuring it as a Sunday Synth Jam because the video captures an interesting jam, centered on the idea that MX-1 was designed to be a performance-oriented mixer. Continue reading
The developers of SampleRobot have announced a new version of the software, SampleRobot Volca-X, that they say is designed to be the Korg Volca Sample‘s ‘best friend’.
The upcoming app will let you manage, convert and dump your custom samples for the Volca Sample. Continue reading
This video, via Area ADSR, is described as a ‘Confidential Midas / Behringer Synthesizer Leak’. Continue reading
ADDAC Systems has introduced an interesting new module that brings wireless Bluetooth audio straight to your modular synthesizer. Continue reading
Elektron has released Unmechanical, a free sound library for the Analog Keys and Analog Four synthesizers. Continue reading