MATRIXSYNTH: When Forbidden Planet And Chaos Theory Meet - The Blippoo Box


Tuesday, June 04, 2024

When Forbidden Planet And Chaos Theory Meet - The Blippoo Box


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""Forbidden Planet in a box" - the Blippoo Box by the late Rob Hordijk is a wonderfully out there electronic instrument. Based on chaos theory and a love for vintage Sci-Fi it creates organic and liquid tones that keep inspiring even after a long time. Originally made in small batches and sold for about 650EUR, it became very desired among hardcore synthesizer freaks and experimental musicians. This drove prices up to the thousands even during Rob's lifetime, and even higher after. I never thought I would own one, but a lucky trade happened. In this video I tell the tale of the Third Monk (as written by Uncle Meatball), demo the Blippoo's sound and features, as well as showing modern alternatives.
Sources listed below.

Music, Soundpack and thanks: https://www.patreon.com/hainbach"

SOURCES:
https://sdiy.info/wiki/Rob_Hordijk_De...
https://muse.jhu.edu/article/363697/pdf
https://modwiggler.com/forum/viewtopi...
https://community.vcvrack.com/t/blipp...

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