Tag Archives: Modules

Synth Panels Designer makes lovely panels for modules and gear, for free

Eurorack and other modular formats, custom instruments, pedals – if you’re making a DIY instrument, this software makes it look all pretty-like, and it’s free. Now seems a great time to embrace DIY culture – audiences worldwide are stuck at home, but possibly ready to invest in gear. Synths Panel Designer, released last week, is … Continue reading Synth Panels Designer makes lovely panels for modules and gear, for free

Mutable Instruments Gives Two Modules Makeovers, Ripples + Shades

The 2020 updates match the design language used in recent Mutable Instruments modules like Marbles, Plaits and Rings. And developer Émilie Gillet notes, “There are more changes than a new panel!”… Read More Mutable Instruments Gives Two Modules Makeovers, Ripples + Shades

Voltage Modular 2.0 – more features, more modules, more friendly – plus how to use it, free

Software modular just keeps getting better. Cherry Audio’s Voltage Modular looks like a top contender, with a major (free) 2.0 update and changes to support free and affordable module add-ons. https://cherryaudio.com/news/2020-05-19/voltage-modular-2-0-is-here Where Cherry fits Just think how rich and accessible the modular world is in software – and Cherry just made it more so. VCV … Continue reading Voltage Modular 2.0 – more features, more modules, more friendly – plus how to use it, free

Shakmat’s announce two new Eurorack modules

Superbooth 2020: Belgian modular synth manufacturer, Shakmat, announce two new Eurorack modules, Bard Quartet and Dual Dagger. Bard Quartet Bard Quartet is a quantiser module, with four programmable channels. Shakmat prides itself on its design choices here, touting the module as “easily adjustable”, pointing toward the intuitive keyboard along the side panel and an overall … Continue reading Shakmat’s announce two new Eurorack modules

Okay, Behringer also have 22 Moog modules

I’m worried about Behringer. They’re using this time machine a lot, without thinking about the dangers of the temporal paradox. There’s reason to be concerned. One, we’ve seen they already have entered some alternate reality where they’re in Banaheim, in the previous video. Two, I really don’t want to have to write about Moog modules. … Continue reading Okay, Behringer also have 22 Moog modules

Behringer’s first 11 Eurorack modules, revealed – and they’re even called System 100

Behringer promised to recreate the Roland System 100 modular system, and they’ve done that – with a system they call the System 100. $49-99. There’s no final pricing or other details yet; everything is in a single YouTube video. There’s not a lot to say, because spec-for-spec, this is the same as a 1979 System … Continue reading Behringer’s first 11 Eurorack modules, revealed – and they’re even called System 100

Lindell Audio 80 Series emulates Neve channel modules in your DAW

Swedish plug-in creator, Lindell Audio, has teamed up with Plugin Alliance to release exacting emulations of classic Neve channel modules. This includes the 1073, 1084 (mic preamp/EQ) and the 2254 (mono limiter/compressor). Plus, the 1272 (line amp) buss module from the Neve 8028, which was one of the last 80 series hand-wired mixing consoles created … Continue reading Lindell Audio 80 Series emulates Neve channel modules in your DAW

What are all the synths hiding in Mutable’s modules (and their free VCV ports?)

Mutable Instruments packed a lot of different sound models into a single module with Braids and “spiritual successor” Plaits. Learn what they do in these videos. Émilie’s work in modular is some of the most innovative of recent instrument designs. Braids and the later Plaits are so deep, in fact, that they can seem a … Continue reading What are all the synths hiding in Mutable’s modules (and their free VCV ports?)