Using The Roland Demora As A CV-Controlled Synth Module

This video, via Data Broth, explores using the programmable Roland Demora Eurorack delay effect module as a voltage-controlled synthesizer voice.

The Demora lets you repatch its sub-modules, using a Mac, Windows or iOS editor, changing its internal signal path to customize how it works.

All sounds in the demo video are from the Demora module. A Microbrute is used for pitch cv, envelope cv and sequencing. Continue reading

OWL Programmable Eurorack Module Can Do More Than 70 Things

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Rebel Technology shared this video demo of the new OWL programmable Eurorack module.

The OWL Modular is a fully programmable digital audio device. With an ARM Cortex M4 processor and plenty of memory, it can be used more than 70 different ways, including as a phaser, flanger, delay, reverb and more. Continue reading

‘I Dream of Wires’ Modular Synth Documentary Now Streaming on Netflix

i-dream-of-wiresThe theatrical version of the modular synth documentary I Dream of Wires is now available via streaming on Netflix in the US.

I Dream Of Wires is an independent documentary about the history, demise and resurgence of the modular synthesizer. It features interviews with modular musicians, inventors and enthusiasts, including Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Gary Numan, Vince Clarke (Erasure), Morton Subotnick, Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle), Daniel Miller, Carl Craig, Flood, Cevin Key (Skinny Puppy), James Holden, Factory Floor, Legowelt, Clark, John Foxx and Bernie Krause and more.

Here’s a preview: Continue reading

Pittsburgh Modular Intros Verbotronic Eurorack Reverb Module

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Pittsburgh Modular has introduced the Verbtronic Eurorack reverb module.

According to Pittsburgh, ‘The Verbtronic digital reverb module generates spaces large enough to overwhelm sounds and smear the audio spectrum with a wash of relentless reflections and echoes, building a tidal wave of never-ending feedback.’

They add, ‘We did not design the Verbtronic to mimic the real world; instead we have created a reverb full of lush, artificial spaces that blend perfectly with the electronic sounds of modular synthesis.’ Continue reading