Dark Energy I vs Dark Energy II, Mano a Mano

This video, via AudioCentralMagazine, offers a quick comparison between the Doepfer Dark Energy Mk I (CEM-based, just lopass w. lin fm) and the Dark Energy Mk II (state variable filter, discrete circuit, etc.).

Check it out and let us know what you think.

Our conclusion? We may need both….

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Doepfer Dark Time Sequencer First Look


Here’s a preview of the Doepfer Dark Time Sequencer – a new step sequencer from Doepfer, styled to match the Dark Energy analog synthesizer.

No official announcement is out on this yet but it looks like it’s a reversable step sequencer that can operate as 2 x 8 or 1 x 16, with a built in quantizer.

Large image here.

via Sequencer.de