Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Midera (Michael Raleigh) captures a live performance that showcases the possibilities of using music gear in ways that the designers didn’t anticipate. Raleigh pairs the Korg EMX-1 with the Eventide Space reverb, taking Korg’s groovebox sequencer into complete different territory.
At Superbooth 16, we talked with John from Black Market Modular about some of their new Eurorack modules, including the Colour Palette and the upcoming Zvex effects modules:
OTO Machines has introduced BAM – a stereo reverb processor inspired by vintage 70’s & 80’s digital reverberator units. “The musicality of the early digital reverb processors was partly due to the algorithms (the way the processor synthesized a natural reverberation), but also due to their hardware limitations,” they note. “The technology used in BAM… Read More OTO Machines Intros BAM Space Generator Stereo Reverb Processor
At Musikmesse 2016, BOSS has introduced the RC-202 Loop Station, the latest addition to the BOSS lineup of live looping devices. The RC-202 offers looping and multi-effects in an compact tabletop unit. Four Input FX and four Track FX are available at once, and loops can be saved to memories in real time. Expanded foot… Read More BOSS Intros MIDI-Controllable RC-202 Loop Station
Erica 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… Read More Erica Synths Intros Black Hole DSP Eurorack Effects Module
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.
Electro-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… Read More Electro-Harmonix Mel9 Turns Your Guitar Or Keyboard Into A Mellotron
ZVEX shared this video, demonstrating the Candela Vibrophase – a sort of steampunk, candle-powered Leslie effect. Here’s what they have to say about it: