MOD Kits DIY has introduced The Wave, a stand-alone, tube-driven analog spring reverb unit kit.
The Wave can be used in front of your guitar amp or as a line-level analog reverb effect for the studio. Two controls allow you to serve up a wide range of wetness from just a touch to ‘over the top psychedelia’. The “dwell” control adjusts the input signal level driving the tank and the “reverb” control adjusts the level of output reverberations from the tank. Continue reading
This video, via MILQUETOASTE, demonstrates the Clandestign Clazoo – an awesome MacGyvered cigar box ribbon synth. Continue reading
Erica Synths lets us know about their Polivoks DIY modules bundle:
Special offer for those, who always wanted full Polivoks in their eurorack – full line of Erica Synths Polivoks modules @ 20% discount!
Bundle includes: Modulator, 2xVCO, Mixer, VCF, VCA and 2xADSR. We have universal 2 voice midi-CV module with master tune, glide and 1-2 voice switch in development. Then all line of Polivoks modules will fit exactly in 84HP rack.
This video, via Tomash Ghzegovsky, demonstrates his handcrafted steampunk-style Roland TB-303 clone build. Continue reading
Goom is an ambitious DIY MIDI synthesizer module, based on a low-cost microcontroller.
It’s a virtual analog synth that offers 16-voice polyphony and it is fully multitimbral. According to the developer, the total cost of the basic components to make a fully-working synthesizer is just a couple of pounds; the bulk of the cost is in the (optional) knobs and switches panel interface. Continue reading
Developer Jan Östman has announced two new synthesizers inspired by the voice of the Roland Juno, the Jupiter-X monosynth and the smaller Ju-X.
Östman says that the DCO is a replica of the Juno-106 DCO, but the original 8253 timer is replaced with an ATmega. Continue reading
The Beat707 XXL LE – a DIY, open-source Arduino-based drum sequencer – is now available.
Beat707 is a project developed by Guilherme (William) Kalfelz of Wusik.com. Here’s what he has to say about Beat707 XXL LE: Continue reading
The Tine Organ is a MIDI controlled portable acoustic organ.
Although it sounds like a pipe organ in a cathedral, the sound producing mechanisms are very different. Instead of pipes and a wind chest, it uses electromagnets and steel tines to produce 20 chromatic notes, starting at middle C, with full polyphony. Continue reading