Erica Synths has introduced the DIY Synth Voice – an all-in-one Eurorack synth voice module, that’s designed for DIYers. It consists of all essential blocks for a versatile monosynth, and is 100% patchable for even more control options. In order to make the module more compact and reliable in tuning, it has digital/analogue design. VCO and… Read More Erica Synths Intros DIY Synth Voice
Ray Wilson, the synth DIY guru behind Music From Outer Space, has died.… Read More Ray Wilson Of Music From Outer Space Has Died
AI Synthesis has introduced two new Eurorack modules, the AI001 Multiple and AI002 Mixer, that they say are designed with synth DIY beginners in mind. AI Synthesis kits and documentation are aimed at those who have never held a soldering iron. In addition to providing step by step build instructions, schematics, and circuit explanations, each Build… Read More AI Synthesis Intros DIY Synthesizer Kits Aimed At Beginners
Laurentide Synthworks – maker of Eurorack DIY modules, the Polysynth Formerly Known As Ambika and the Monosynth Formerly Known As Shruthi – has announced that it is closing. Here’s what owner Adam Armstrong has to say about it: I have been thinking on this for quite some time and have finally come to the decision to hang… Read More Laurentide Synthworks Is Closing
Jesse Rutherford of Bent-Tronics shared this video tutorial on how to make a cheap MIDI activity light.
Tymkrs (Toymakers) has introduced the Protosynth – a powerful MIDI prototyping platform that converts incoming MIDI events into electrical signals that make it easy to experiment with. Protosynth lets you quickly prototype MIDI-controlled creations, using a built-in breadboards, and then play your creation using any MIDI controller. Protosynth Midi handles the complicated aspects of MIDI… Read More The Protosynth MIDI Offers ‘Super Epic Functionality’ For Synth Prototyping
Reader Claude Woodward shared this video, demonstrating his Marvelous MIDI Music Machine – a suite of custom light-up acrylic MIDI controllers – all designed to play different roles. Woodward’s instruments aren’t just fantastical – but are designed to be expressive in ways that go beyond most mass-produced MIDI controllers. Here’s what Woodward has to say… Read More Claude’s Marvelous MIDI Music Machine
At Moogfest 2016, we talked with Synthrotek’s Steve Harmon, who showed us their new MIDI-CV Expander Eurorack module, and told us about a new series of modules, based on Tom Whitwell’s Music Thing Modular designs.