OWL Open Source DSP Platform Coming To Eurorack

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Rebel Technology has announced that its OWL Modular – a Euro version of the open source OWL effects unit – will be released on 1 August 2015.

The module features a high performance programmable DSP core, supports stereo audio at up to 96kHz / 24bits, and CV controlled parameters.

Based on the highly successful OWL Pedal, the Modular makes use of the same patches while adding modular features. Effects and synthesis, as well as complex sequencing and triggering, is all within its remit.

Here’s a video demo: Continue reading

Pittsburgh Modular Patch Box ‘An Epic Shift In The Definition Of What A Modular Can Be’

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At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Pittsburgh Modular was showing their Patch Box Eurorack enclosure. They describe the Patch Box as ‘an epic shift in the definition of what a modular can be.’

That sounds a little hyperbolic – until you consider that the Patch Box opens up the Euro world to an audience exponentially larger than the traditional synth audience.

Here’s Pittsburgh Modular’s Richard Nikol introducing the Patch Box: Continue reading

BOSS Intros DD-500, ‘The Most Powerful Digital Delay Pedal Ever Made’

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At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, BOSS today introduced the DD-500, a new effects pedal that the call they most powerful digital delay pedal ever made.

The DD-500 stompbox offers 12 distinctive delay modes, along with deep editing controls, a graphic display, patch memories, MIDI and more.

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading

Roland Aira Modular Customizer Now Available For Android, iOS, Mac & Windows

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Roland has released the Aira Modular Customizers App, a free app for Android, iOS, Mac & Windows that lets you customize the way its four Aira Eurorack effects modules work.  Continue reading