‘A Patch From Scratch’ Modular Synth Video Series

Felix of The Tuesday Night Machines let us know that he’s started a new video series, ‘A Patch From Scratch’, that explores synthesis with a Eurorack modular synth.

“I improvise modular synth patches and provide live commentary on what I’m doing,” he explains. “It’s aimed at new modular synth user, but is probably interesting for advanced users too.” Continue reading

The ADDAC System Switching Sequencer For Eurorack Modular Synths

The ADDAC System ADDAC206 Switching Sequencer is a a Quad Channel Switcher, letting you sequence 4 inputs to 1 output or 1 input to 4 outputs, for both audio or voltage (AC/DC).

This series of videos introduces the Switching Sequencer and demonstrates its functionality in a variety of patches.  Continue reading

Bastl Wants To Connect Your Modular Synth To Anything In The Real World

Bastl Instruments, creators of the Trinity and microGranny electronic instruments, has announced plans for a new series of Eurorack modules that are designed to connect your modular synth to just about anything in the real world.

The idea is to translate physical events into musical ones – and vice versa.

Here’s what they have to say about it: Continue reading

CV Toolkit Update Adds New Modules, New Scales & More

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Spektro Audio let us know about a new update for CV Toolkit – their modular synth control app for Mac & Windows.

CV Toolkit 1.2 introduces a new Virtual Slot System. It lets the users change the modules inside the slots to customize the whole interface to their own needs.

Developer Icaro Ferre has also added:

  • 4 new modules (CV Recorder, Comparator, Morphing VCO and Clock Generator) that can be accessed via the Virtual Slot System;
  • 8 mode scales to the CV Quantizer;
  • Pitch Bend support; and
  • many minor improvements to existing modules.

Here’s a video intro to CV Toolkit 1.2: Continue reading

An Interview With Tim Caswell Of Studio Electronic (With Scoops!)

studio-electronics-logoTim Caswell Of synth manufacturer Studio Electronics is featured on the latest episode of the Art + Music + Technology podcast.

Host Darwin Grosse talks with Caswell about instrument design, the current Studio Electronic line, new modular versions of their filters and more!

You can listen to the Tim Caswell interview below or at the A+M+T site. Continue reading