At Superbooth 2019, we talked with designer Jeff Snyder of Snyderphonics, who gave us an overview and demo of his unique Manta controller and a companion Eurorack module, MantaMate.… Read More The Snyderphonics Manta Offers A Unique Way To Control Your Synthesizers
Designer Jeff Snyder shared this improvised jam, featuring the Snyderphonics Manta controller with a Eurorack modular synthesizer. … Read More Snyderphonics Manta Modular Improvisation
Designer Jeff Snyder shared this video, demonstrating using the Snyderphonics Manta controller + the MantaMate Eurorack module. … Read More Snyderphonics Manta Controller + MantaMate Eurorack Module
Snyderphonics has introduced the MantaMate Eurorack module, an interface module that lets you use the Manta controller as a sequencer and keyboard for analog modular synthesizers.… Read More Snyderphonics MantaMate For Eurorack Now Available
Jeff Snyder of Snyderphonics, developer of the Manta controller, shared this video preview of the upcoming Birl electronic wind instrument. In the video, Pedro Eustache tries out the Snyderphonics Birl electronic wind instrument prototype. The first part of the video shows him testing out more discrete playing and the ending shows him trying out fingered pitch bends, one… Read More The Snyderphonics Birl Electronic Wind Instrument (Sneak Preview)
Here’s a quick demo of the Snyderphonics BIRL – a prototype electroacoustic wind instrument.
Snyderphonics – the company behind the ultra-sexy Manta controller – is working on a new multi-purpose device, the MantaMate. Here’s what Snyderphonics’ Jeff Snyder has to say about the MantaMate: I am working hard on the MantaMate, a device that will allow Manta users to perform without a computer, and to directly control analog synthesizers.… Read More Snyderphonics MantaMate Teaser
Image: mushboy Saturday Synth Porn: An evocative shot of the Snyderphonics Manta – a touch-sensitive interface for controlling music or video. Each sensor in the hexagonal array knows exactly how much surface area your finger is covering, and this data can be routed to any audio or video parameter you choose. via the Synthtopia Flickr… Read More The Snyderphonics Manta – Sexiest Music Controller Ever?
This video captures Natacha Diels noodling on the Birl – a bizarre wooden electronic brass instrument. The Birl is a creation of Jeff Snyder, of Snyderphonics, makers of the unique Snyderphonics Manta controller. (See our earlier Snyderphonics posts.) The birl is an electromechancial oscillator – the sound is produced by the rotation of two stepper motors. In… Read More Jeff Snyder’s Birl – A Bizarre Wooden Electronic Brass Instrument
Snyderphonics’ Jeff Snyder has announced that the Manta 2 music controller is now available for order. The Manta is a touch-sensitive controller for audio and video with a hexagonal layout and programmable LED feedback. Changes from the first edition Manta include the following: The LEDs are now bi-color (amber/red). The red LEDs can be controlled… Read More 2nd Edition Manta Controllers Now Available, & Yes, They Are The Sexy