Erica Synths Intros Black Hole DSP Eurorack Effects Module

erica-synths-black-hole-dsp-eurorack-moduleErica Synths has introduced the Black Hole DSP – a Euro-format module that offers 16 audio effects.

Each effect has 4 adjustable and CV controllable parameters, along with CV-controlled effect select.

In addition, external effect boards (sold separately), containing new sets of effects, can be added to customize the Erica Black Hole DSP to your way of creating music.’

The Erica Synths Black CV Expander is also available, to allow more precise CV control over parameters.

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

Modal 002 Digital IO Board Takes 002 Synthesizer To ‘A Whole New Level’

At the 2016 NAMM Show, Modal Electronics introduced four Eurorack modules, a new rackmount synthesizer and a digital expansion board for their 002 synthesizer.

In this video, designer Paul Maddox previews the new Modal 002 Digital IO Board.
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Electro-Harmonix Mel9 Turns Your Guitar Or Keyboard Into A Mellotron

electro-harmonix-Mel9-mellotron-effectElectro-Harmonix has introduced the Mel9 Tape Replay Machine – a new effect designed to turn your guitar (or keyboard) into a Mellotron.

The Mel9 ‘pays homage to nine of the coolest Mellotron sounds’, according to EXH:

  • Orchestra
  • Cello
  • Strings
  • Flut
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophon
  • Brass
  • Low Choir and
  • High Choir

Here’s the official demo video, featuring Bill Ruppert: Continue reading

Source Audio Intros Nemesis Delay Stereo Effects Pedal

Source Audio has released the Nemesis Delay, a powerful stereo delay pedal, featuring 24 distinct effect engines, ranging from vintage tape, analog, and oil can delays to advanced pitch shifting, reverse, filter modulating, and rhythmic delays.

The Source Audio Nemesis Delay features 56-bit processing, eight onboard presets, multiple delay taps, a hold function, tap tempo, full MIDI control, deep editing functionality with the Neuro Mobile App, and much more. Continue reading

Elektron Machinedrum, Monomachine Get Price Cuts

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Elektron has announced permanent price cuts to the Machinedrum UW, Machinedrum and Monomachine.

“Our shelves contain too many Machinedrums and Monomachines. Simply put, we are a tad over-stocked,” they note.  “To remedy this we permanently lower the prices for these venerable machines.” Continue reading

ValhallaDSP Intros Z-DSP Shimmer Cartridge

Developer Sean Costello has announced the ValhallaDSP Z-DSP Shimmer cartridge, for the Tiptop Audio Z-DSP Eurorack module.

The video, above, is a quick demo of the Shimmer Z-DSP cartridge. The video starts with a ‘circus style’ sequence on the Prophet-6, dry and then explores each of the 8 algorithms, with a variety of settings. Continue reading