Quick: I did a WavPak for the Modbap Osiris Eurorack module. Artists will do some stupid things at the slightest whiff of opportunity. Corry Banks, owner of the modular synth company ModBap and podcaster of BeatPpl, reached out to me during the pandemic to ask if I’d … before I
TL;DR: both Tendrils and Ctrl-Mod 3.5mm eurorack patch cables are amazingly thin, durable, and highly functional. Make your decision based on whether you need straight or right-angled, and how you feel about the aesthetic differences. Update 2022/08/01: article updated to note that Ctrl-Mod also has 3.
TL:DR; OWC makes stupendously fast, inexpensive, parts packaged responsibly so you can save money, reduce, reuse, recycle, and revitalize old hardware. Painfully absent from tech reviews are any mentions of what, if anything, the manufacturer is doing to address the climate crisis in the production of their wares. Companies
What is Osiris?Osiris by Modbap is a "12HP bi-fidelity wavetable oscillator with over 6 timbere modes including FM and phase modulation, an independent sub-oscillator, LoFi processing, extensive CV modulation capabilities, a pitch quantizer, 4 banks of 32×32 wavetables each, the ability to load user wavetables via micro SD
What is Pollution?Pollution is a sound sample pack by Bogdan Raczynski for the Erica Synths Sample Drum eurorack, modular synth, sample player module. Get it here. WhereOur environment is drenched with countless sources of pollution - particulates, wired and wireless signals (ie, bluetooth, wifi, infrared), radio frequencies, biomass decay,
A review of the eurorack modular synth Travel Case by Erica Synths
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Honestly, I wouldnt' care if this sounded like the whistle of a flat tire with an infinite length ADSR. Look at those knobs! You can almost imagine getting tactile with those touch panels! Check out the wonderful typography! And that lush case. Pittsburgh Modular Voltage Research Laboratorysigh
Verbos Electronics makes Eurorack modules. The design language of their modules is simple, precise, and unified. Verbos Electronics Amp & ToneVerbos Electronics Amplitude & Tone ControllerVerbos Electronics Harmonic OscillatorVerbos Electronics Complex OscillatorVerbos Electronics Random SamplingVerbos Electronics Mini HorseWhat else is there to say?
There was a guy in high school who loved to regale me with stories about his ongoing efforts to restore an old MG, a particularly unique brand of British cars. He'd go on about searching for parts, updating the upholstery, taking apart the engine and on and on. Mind you,