MATRIXSYNTH: Dirtywave M8 - Portable Tracker, Sampler, MI Braids Based Synthesizer, & Sequencer

Monday, April 05, 2021

Dirtywave M8 - Portable Tracker, Sampler, MI Braids Based Synthesizer, & Sequencer

Be sure to enable the audio and wait for it to kick in.

This one was spotted and sent in via Soviet Space Child.

Details via

Portable tracker sequencer and synthesizer M8 is powered by the Teensy micro-controller and inspired with love from the renowned Gameboy tracker Little Sound DJ. Featuring 8 tracks of freely assignable instruments capable of a wide range of sounds including waveform synthesis, FM, virtual analog, sample playback, and MIDI output.

Sequencer Specifications
8 Monophonic Tracks/Voices
255 Patterns/Phrases & chains
256 Instrument Tables for advanced modulation
128 Instruments per song
Song Arranger with Live mode
Instantaneous song recall
Full MIDI input & Output support

Instruments & Effects
Wavsynth - Classic console & computer chip emulation.
Macrosynth - Based on Mutable Instruments Braids
FM - 4 OP 12 algorithm with feedback per operator.
Sampler - 8/16/24 bit mono and full stereo wav format.
MIDI Instruments with 10 user definable CCs.
Global reverb, chorus, delay and a master bus limiter.
Sample recording and song rendering/bouncing.
No sample memory or length limitation.

Hardware Specifications
3.5mm TRS MIDI (Type A or Type B) input and output.
Stereo audio input and Headphone/main output
USB MIDI and Audio compliant
SDHC Micro SD slot for storage
1200mAh USB rechargeable battery - up to 6 hours use.
High quality 2.8" IPS display with capacitive touch
Dimensions: 96mm x 133mm x 18~20mm

And some deep dive videos from their YouTube channel for those interested:

1 comment:

  1. "Preorder now!" + computer rendering = I'll wait, thanks. Not into vaping.


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