Electro-Harmonix recently reintroduced the Clockworks Rhythm Generator/Synthesizer.
The Clockworks doesn’t create sound on its own, but generates pulses to trigger other devices. The Clockworks has four separate clock channels (driven from the same master clock) that can connect up to four devices, so creating polyrhythms is also easy.
They have released a new video demo, above, that shows it being used to trigger a variety of electronic music gear. Continue reading
Electro Harmonix has introduced the Holy Grail Max Reverb – a new effect pedal that offers four studio-quality reverbs: Spring, Hall, Plate and Reverse.
For keyboardists that like using effects pedals, this could an interesting new option for high-quality reverb effects. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via thainmlh, explores making Berlin School style synth music using a couple of Korg Monotribe synthesizers and a pair of Electro Harmonix Memory Toy analog delay pedals.
Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Igor Cristo shared with us this Animoog + Little Phatty synth jam. Continue reading
Electro-Harmonix has introduced the RTG Random Tone Generator.
Here’s what they have to say about the Random Tone Generator: Continue reading
Electro Harmonix has introduced the 45000 – a ‘state-of-the-art’ multi-track looping pedal.
Each loop has four mono tracks and one stereo mixdown track. The 45000 records non-compressed, 44.1 kHz / 16-bit CD quality audio direct to a removable SDHC card (4 to 32GB). Each card holds up to 100 individual loops accessed with the optional 45000 Foot Controller (sold separately).
Loop speed is adjustable over a two octave range, and reverse recording and playback are also possible. For extra convenience, a built-in metronome to a separate Monitor Out and a Headphone Out are also included. Continue reading
Here’s a theremin performance with a holiday angle – an amazing performance of Franz Schubert’s Ave Maria, arranged for theremin & Electro Harmonix Talking Machine.
Technical details below.
Thereminist Améthyste Spardel performs a haunting rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Pie Jesu on Subscope Theremin, run through an Electro-Harmonix Talking Machine.
The Talking Machine is a programmable formant filter, designed to create vocal effects controlled by the player’s dynamics. In this performance, the Talking Machine is set to a fixed ‘ah’ sound.
See also Peter Pringle’s amazing theremin vocal synthesis of Nessun Dorma.