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 Intros Fusion Series Ring Modulator & Mixer Eurorack Modules

Erica Synths let us know that they’ve redesigned their Erica Fusion Series modules – a line of modules based on vacuum tubes. Their new modules are configurable to work from the standard +-12V eurorack PSU, meaning, you don’t need to install special tube heater PSU. The first two modules in the new line are the Fusion Ring Modulator,… Read More Erica Synths Intros Fusion Series Ring Modulator & Mixer Eurorack Modules

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’

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