Roland System-500 Eurorack Modules (Sneak Preview)

This video, via Craig Anthony Perkins, captures a presentation of the final production prototypes of the Roland System-500 Eurorack analog modules, made by Malekko Heavy Industry in Portland Oregon.

The presentation is by the creator himself, Joshua Holly of Malekko. Continue reading

Moog Going Eurorack With Mother32 Modular Synthesizer


At Knobcon 2015, Moog Music today offered a sneak preview of a new synthesizer, the Mother32.

The Mother32 is a Eurorack synth module that is a basic all-in-one synth voice. It comes in its own case, but can also be mounted in a Eurorack system.

Architecturally, it is a single-VCO Moog synth voice – but with 32 audio and control voltage patch points, a built-in sequencer and ‘Moog sound’.

We had the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the new Moog Eurorack synth with Moog’s Steve Dunnington.  The Mother32 promises to be a inexpensive standalone Moog synth module and also a great starting point for building a Eurorack modular system.

Moog was not allowing anyone to take pictures or record video yet, because the Mother32 is scheduled to be officially introduced in October. But read on for the details that we can share now! Continue reading