Eurorack Modular Delay Effects Compared: Synthrotek DLY vs Synthrotek Echo

Synthrotek has introduced the DLY – a PT2399 bucket-brigade style delay for Eurorack modular systems.

In the video demo above, Synthrotek’s Steve Harmon introduces the new module and compares it to their Echo delay module.  Continue reading

BBD Shortage Ends Production of Moog MF-104M Analog Bucket Brigade Delay

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Effective immediately, Moog Music has suspended production of the MF -104M Analog Delay, due to the lack of availability of rare Bucket Brigade Device (BBD) chips.

Moog says that, if they are able to source more of the rare chips, they may resume limited production of the Moogerfooger analog effect pedal. Continue reading

M. Geddes Gengras Interview On Sound Design With Analog Modules

Today, Moog Music released a conversation with M. Geddes Gengras as part of their new interview series, Category 5.

The series derives its name from the cables used to enable modern digital communications. Via Skype, Gengras explores the motivations behind 3 Impressions, a three song EP (embedded below) that explores analog effects modules and process-based sound design. Continue reading

Moog Discontinuing MIDI MuRF & Freq Box Moogerfoogers

midi-murf-freq-box-moogerfoogerMoog Music has announced that they are discontinuing two of their Moogerfooger effects units – the MF-105M MIDI MuRF (est. 2009) and the MF-107 Freq Box (est. 2007).

Moog Plans to continue buidling a limited quantity of units at their factory in downtown Asheville while parts and materials last.

Both pedals were recently used extensively in the realization of 3 Impressions, a three track EP, produced by M. Geddes Gengras. 

You can listen to it below: Continue reading

Roland AIRA Modular Effects & AIRA Module Customizer Overview

At Musikmesse 2015, Roland introduced not one, but three Eurorack systems:

This video, via RockoNCompany, takes a look at the new modular effects and how they can be customizes using a desktop AIRA Module Customizer app.

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