Audio Damage Intros Kompressor Eurorack Compressor

In this video, Audio Damage’s Chris Randall previews Kompressor – a DSP-based buss compressor for the Eurorack format.

Kompressor offers two operating modes:

  • true stereo; and
  • mono with sidechain.

Kompressor brings code from their plug-in products to the realm of hardware and Randall says it is ‘equally at home taming your master outputs or drum mix, or sidechain-pumping a bass or synth line’.  Continue reading

Pittsburgh Modular Intros Verbotronic Eurorack Reverb Module


Pittsburgh Modular has introduced the Verbtronic Eurorack reverb module.

According to Pittsburgh, ‘The Verbtronic digital reverb module generates spaces large enough to overwhelm sounds and smear the audio spectrum with a wash of relentless reflections and echoes, building a tidal wave of never-ending feedback.’

They add, ‘We did not design the Verbtronic to mimic the real world; instead we have created a reverb full of lush, artificial spaces that blend perfectly with the electronic sounds of modular synthesis.’ Continue reading

Singular Sound Announces BeatBuddy Mini

BeatBuddy-MiniSingular Sound, makers of the popular BeatBuddy pedal-controlled drum machine, announced the BeatBuddy Mini, a new, smaller version of the drum machine / effects pedal.

The original BeatBuddy retails for about $300. The BeatBuddy Mini, which will retail for about $199, will have many of the features and functionality of the original pedal: full, hands-free, creative control of the beat. Musicians are able to insert fills, transition from verse to chorus, add accent hits, drum breaks and more — all with the “simple ease” of a guitar pedal format.

You can find a complete comparison of the original and mini BeatBuddy here.
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