Future Retro has introduced the Mondovox… a rack module that’s designed to provide “new ways to play, control, and breathe new life into your MIDI sound modules.”
The Modovox takes polyphonic MIDI data and translates it to so that each voice is on its own MIDI channel.
With the Mondovox, you can polyphonically play up to 16 monophonic synthesizers in ways you would expect to find in features-laden polysynths, expanding upon those ideas for many new and exciting possibilities.
Although it’s designed to play multiple monosynths (such as our popular XS semi-modular synthesizer) polyphonically, the Mondovox can be used with any monophonic, polyphonic, multitimbral or single voice, analog, digital, virtual synthesizer or sampler…. it doesn’t matter, as long as it has MIDI. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This acid synth jam, Live Transmission, combines classic analog acid synth sounds from the Future Retro Revolution, hardware virtual analog from Access Virus Snow & software synth sounds from Sunrizer running on the iPad.
Does it matter what platform that you use to get your synth on anymore?
Analog, digital and virtual analog synths all have their strengths & weaknesses. And hardware, software and mobile synths each offer different ways of making music.
This live synth jam, Subvertic‘s Dark Hum, makes the case for making the most of each platform’s strengths, combining Korg EMX, Access Virus Snow, Sunrizer on the iPad and the Future Retro Revolution.
Saturday Synth Porn: The inimitable analog Future Retro 777.
Anyone who thinks that the Roland TB303, which the 777 is based on, is a better synth than the 777 clearly hasn’t spent much time with the 777.