New Media Art & Sound Summit Coming June 11-13 To Austin

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The New Media Art & Sound Summit is coming June 11-13 to Austin TX.

The event is described as a’ 3-day festival of adventurous sound and vision’. Continue reading

WMD + SSF Monolith Eurorack Modular Keyboard Hands-On Demo

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Synth module makers WMD and SSF recently announced that their Eurorack modular synthesizer keyboard system, The Monolith, is now shipping.

The developers are positioning the Monolith synth as a pro level monosynth that also serves as a bridge for newer users to learn modular synthesis.

In this video demo, cuckoo tries out the Monolith, exploring the modular keyboard with some FM patches: Continue reading

New LFO Module For littleBits Korg Synthesizer

This video, featuring Korg analog engineer Tatsuya Takahashi, takes a look at the new littleBits Korg LFO module.

The LFO module is currently under consideration for manufacture at the littleBits BitLab. At the BitLab, visitors can view proposed new modules and vote for the ones that they’d like to see manufactured.  Continue reading

Should The EuroXFader, A DJ-Style Cross-Fader For Eurorack, Go Into Production?

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Chris Blarsky of Ninstrument let us know about a new module design, the Euro-X-Fader, that brings DJ-style cross-fader control to Eurorack modular synthesizers.

The prototype Euro-X-Fader is shown above. It lets you do live cross-fading, and you can also use it as a CV controller for other modules.

Blarsky is wondering if there’s enough interest, among current Euro users or DJs, to merit moving the Euro-X-Fader into production.  Continue reading