Graphic Control Voltage Eurorack Module

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The CV Graphic V2 is a prototype Eurorack synth module, created by Lysandre Follet, that is designed to allow graphical manipulation of control voltages.

The CV Graphic is built around an Atmega328 chip, a 128×128 OLED screen and two DACs.

According to Follet, “The main idea behind the module is to provide interaction between CVs and graphics, where graphics become a ‘virtual partner’ in the musical creative process.” Continue reading

Future Retro Releases Zillion Algorithmic Sequencer, Inspired By Rare Triadex Muse

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Future Retro has announced the availability of Zillion, a new hardware sequencer, inspired by the rare Triadex Muse algorithmic sequencer.

The Zillion is a single track algorithmic MIDI sequencer based on the principles of the Triadex Muse. The Muse used counters and a shift register to generate more than a million musical melodies. The Zillion expands on these ideas to add more features and functionality, providing a ‘zillion possibilities’. Continue reading

Audio Damage Intros Sequencer 1 For Eurorack Modular Synthesizers

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Audio Damage’s Chris Randall has announced a new step sequencer for Eurorack modular synthesizers, the Sequencer 1.

Randall describes the Sequencer 1 as “the single most sophisticated sequencer available for Euro”.

Here are the details:

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Sequence 8 – A Euro or Standalong 8-Step Sequencer

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Synthrotek has released the Sequence 8 8-Step Analog Step Sequencer.

Completed Eurorack units will launch first, and they say that kits will also be available in a month or so. The step sequencer is designed to work in a Eurorack modular or standalone, with wall or battery power.

Here’s a demo of the Sequence-8 in action: Continue reading

Groovesizer Red (Sneak Preview)

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Developer MoShang has announced Groovesizer Red – a new 8-bit sequencer + synthesizer that will be available as a DIY project or pre-assembled.

The Groovesizer RED is a DIY 16-step MIDI sequencer and granular synth.

It features 16 LEDs (one per step), 5 potentiometers, and 5 buttons, MIDI input and ouput on 5-pin DINs, MIDI sync in and out, and audio out (mono) on an 1/8″ jack.

There are 32 user locations for saving patterns and patches. Up to 4 patterns can be chained together to create a 4 bar pattern. Note entry can be quantized to one of 12 pre-defined scales. Patterns can be triggered and transposed via MIDI. Notes can also be entered via an attached MIDI keyboard.

Here’s a preview of the Groovesizer Red in action: Continue reading