Superbooth 16: This video captures an excerpt of a live ‘Cosmic Krautrock’ performance by synthesist Udo Hanten and Klaus Hoffmann. The duo performs with a Moon Modular 5U modular synthesizer and the new Memotron m2k.
Superbooth 16: Rossum Electro-Music has introduced the Assimil8or, an 8-channel sampler for Eurorack modular synthesizers. The Assimil8or Multi-Timbral Phase Modulation Sampler provides eight independent channels of sampling, with sound quality that can range from extremely hi-fi to low fi, all with extensive real-time CV control.
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s something a little different – a live looping tabla jam, by Neybuu.
Optigan.com has introduced two new sound discs for the vintage Optigan, Glitchdelica & Guitarscape. Glitchdelica is an experimental rhythmic pattern generator. Forgoing the usual drums/chords/keys convention entirely, each button and key features a different loop, drawn from Optigan.com’s Pea Hicks’ archive of oddball instruments, electronics, and other sound sources.
At the 2016 NAMM Show, M-Audio announced the Accent Digital Piano and the Accent Module for MIDI controllers.
This video shows how you can control the Korg Volca Sample via MIDI using the RetroKits RK-002 cable.
2016 NAMM Show: At the Winter NAMM Show, Elektron was showing the latest version of Overbridge. And featuring Elektron Octapong, above – a version of Pong for the Octatrack.
This set of videos, via Filipe Teixeira, offers an in-depth guide to using the Korg Volca Sample, a sample player/sequencer that lets you edit and sequence samples in realtime.