Drew Neumann Multitracks Knifonium Tube Synthesizer For ‘Steampunk Space Spies’

Composer Drew Neumann (Aeon Flux, The WIld Thornberries) has shared a new composition, Steampunk Space Spies, created entirely (including percussion and sound effects) with the Knifonium vacuum tube synthesizer. The Knifonium, made by Jonte Knif, is a unique 25-tube monophonic synthesizer, with a 4th order ladder filter and a ring modulator. Here’s what Neumann has… Read More Drew Neumann Multitracks Knifonium Tube Synthesizer For ‘Steampunk Space Spies’

Erica Synths Fusion Series Vacuum Tube Modules Now Available

Erica Synths has announced that three new modules in their Fusion series – a new line of vacuum tube Eurorack modules – are now available. The Erica Synths Fusion series combine vacuum tubes and semiconductors to bring the ‘warm, powerful sound and crazy overdrive possibilities of vacuum tubes’ into your modular system. Five modules have been announced: VCO… Read More Erica Synths Fusion Series Vacuum Tube Modules Now Available

Your Questions Answered About The Korg + Noritake Nutube ‘Vacuum Tube On A Chip’

At the 2015 NAMM Show, Korg and Noritake introduced the Nutube, a new miniaturized, high performance ‘vacuum tube on a chip’. Korg says that the NuTube generates the musical harmonics of traditional vacuum tubes, but offers three key benefits: Low power Consumption –  less than 2% of the power required by conventional vacuum tubes; Compact – less than 30% of the volume of a conventional… Read More Your Questions Answered About The Korg + Noritake Nutube ‘Vacuum Tube On A Chip’

New Erica Synths Fusion Modules Put Vacuum Tubes In Your Eurorack Modular Synthesizer

The Erica Synths Fusion series  – a new collection of vacuum tube synthesis modules – are now available for Eurorack synthesizers. Erica Fusion series consist of whole range of modules used in sound generation and shaping circuit – pure sine VCO with unique tube waveshaper (will be available mid-January 2015), VCO signal Mixer, Ringmodulator, VCF,… Read More New Erica Synths Fusion Modules Put Vacuum Tubes In Your Eurorack Modular Synthesizer

Trogotronic Intros High-Powered, Double-Duty, Tube-Based M679 Gran Fury Analog Tube Synth

Trogotronic has introduced the M679 Gran Fury Analog Tube Synth / Bypass Overdrive FX Caveman Module. Here’s what they have to say about it: Building upon the legacy of the m676 Fury, the M series 679 Gran Fury has 8 times the patches, 150% more oscillating power, 120% more cv inputs & adds a synth… Read More Trogotronic Intros High-Powered, Double-Duty, Tube-Based M679 Gran Fury Analog Tube Synth