Black Corporation let us know that their new Xerxes and Deckard’s Voice synthesizers are now available to pre-order.
The Xerxes is an 8-voice polyphonic analog desktop synth module that offers full MPE compatibility.
- 8-voice polyphonic analog synthesizer
- 2 discrete logic DCOs per voice
- analogue HP/BP/LP filter
- 2 LFOs
- 2 ADSRs
- polyphonic velocity and aftertouch
- full MPE (midi polyphonic expression) support
- analogue BBD stereo chorus
- 4U rack size with detachable rack ears and wood side panels
- 10 preset banks (x128)
The total price is $2999, with a pre-order deposit of $999 and the remaining balance of $2000 due when the product is ready for shipping. It’s expected to ship in December.
The Deckard’s Voice is a semi-modular monophonic synthesizer for Eurorack systems, based on the same voice circuits as the Blade Runner-inspired Deckard’s Dream.
Pre-orders are being accepted and it’s expected to ship in November 2019. It’s priced at $699, with a pre-order deposit of $199. More info can be found at their site. A companion module, Rachel, that features a ring modulator with its own reference oscillator and envelope generator, is also expected to be available in November.