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Showing posts with label Make Noise Shared System. Show all posts

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Xtensions | Shared System 'X' tutorials episode 05 | New Arrivals

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"In my Shared System X series, I am exploring custom layouts for the MakeNoise multiverse. Since most modules offer basic features (modulation, basic waveforms, ringmod) they can also be useful for learning modular techniques. I already made a 'first patch' video for the new Channel Saver and PrssPnt modules, but they can have a different purpose in every new patch, so I wanted to use the 'new arrivals' with various modules like Morphagene and Mimeophon. They are extensions to the collection you already have, and this collection will immediately extend its capabilities with millions of new options. But I'll also revisit the DXG because it has a kind of 'weird' signal path I did not fully understand.

Here are the topics for today's tutorial:

00:00 Introduction
00:10 Dynamic gates
01:52 Complex LFO's
04:06 Mimeophon meets PrsSPNT
07:38 DXG insert/return
09:03 Waveforging (making twisted waveforms)"

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Make Noise Shared System | Long Tone Bass

video upload by Akihiko Matsumoto

"Make Noise Modular Synth Sample Pack:"

Friday, February 23, 2024

Buchla LEM 218e V3 | With MakeNoise Strega, DXG and the Shared System B&G plus.

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"This is probably my first and last genuine banana Buchla 'module' because I really want to stick to Eurorack. But since I love Westcoast synthesis a lot, I think it's a must-have keyboard for anyone serious about MakeNoise, the Buchla/TTA 200T series and any brand that gets inspired by Don Buchla designs (e.g. Frap, Verbos, Serge eurorack). I tried so many keys, controllers, pads, etc, but most of them require MIDI to CV and most of them are designed for polyphonic MIDI with a few extra CV outs. The LEM218e is the orginal keyboard for the Buchla Easel from 1973. It may not be perfect, but it's perfect for the music I love most."

Monday, February 19, 2024

Aurelia | Kaitlyn's Easel Patch on the MakeNoise Shared System

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"Nine years ago (time flies) Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith posted one of the most inspiring Buchla patches ever created [links below], puzzling and inspiring the Buchla community from all over the world. Maybe this is the fist video that brings the recipe to Eurorack and the Shared System is a great system to try and cook it. While Kaitlyn's patch is haute cuisine, this is a bit closer to fast food thanks to Rene V2. It's not exactly an Easel keyboard, but a patch like this makes you realize how powerful it really is once you get your head around it. It can turn any CV source into an arpeggio. I am using Brains to sequence good ol' Pressure Points, but since Rene is doing all the heavy lifting, you'll have plenty of time to add some personal expression."

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Buchla Music Easel

Kaitlyn's Elegant Patch by Todd Barton

Sunday, November 19, 2023

Make Noise Shared System Bass Session

video upload by Akihiko Matsumoto

"Make Noise Modular Synth Sample Pack:"

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Tony Talks Shared System - Part 2!! | Make Noise

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"Presenting the second half of Tony's interview about the past, present, and future of the Shared System! Thanks for all the great questions!"

Part 1 here

Wednesday, November 08, 2023

Patch from Scratch: Shared System Patch Mashup! | Make Noise

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"A mashup of two patch-from-scratches from late 2018, on the Black & Gold Shared System Plus."

Make Noise announced the discontinuation of the Make Noise Shared System on Nov 1.

The 2014/15 Soundcloud Shared System Series:

Make Noise DPO Bass | Shared System

video upload by Akihiko Matsumoto

"Make Noise Modular Synth Sample Pack:"

Make Noise announced the discontinuation of the Make Noise Shared System on Nov 1.

Wednesday, November 01, 2023

Make Noise Retires the Shared System

Tony Talks Shared System | Make Noise video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"As we begin to ship the final production run of the Black & Gold Shared System Plus, Tony sits down to reminisce on its origins and history, and also to answer your Shared System questions from our various social media channels!

Three of the five Shared System Series artists host the records digitally on their Bandcamp pages:"


Press release follows, including a pic of the original Shared System followed by the black and gold.

"After more than a decade of production, the Shared System is being retired, with its final run currently shipping to dealers worldwide.

The Shared System was originally designed in 2012 as a self-contained instrument which was mailed to artists to create music for the Shared System series of 7” records on Make Noise Records. The Shared System was then officially released after the records later in 2012, updated in 2015 as the Black & Gold Shared System and again in 2017 as the Black & Gold Shared System Plus.

The Shared System is the deepest and most complex of our systems, bringing together many of our synthesis techniques into one system. From analog FM to voltage controlled granularization, the Shared System goes to more sound destinations than most folks have time to travel to in a single lifetime. While this marks the end for the Shared System’s production, the instrument will provide an endless source of inspiration for years to come. As always, we cannot wait to hear what you create with yours!

To commemorate the Shared System’s retirement, we have posted a new video to our YouTube channel ('Tony Talks Shared System'), in which Make Noise founder Tony Rolando sits down to reminisce on the origins and history of the Shared System.

While the original Shared System records are long out of print, three of the five Shared System Series artists currently host their Make Noise Records releases digitally on their Bandcamp pages and can be heard via the links below:"

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Make Noise Black & Gold Shared System Plus

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Nothing Matters... But In The Best Way Possible

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

Also see MAKEN0ISE: A Tale of Two Systems

"In which we get down to the messy work of trying to exactly recreate an old patch using just a recording and a vague verbal description.

Hear the original track here:"

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

MAKEN0ISE: A Tale of Two Systems

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"Tony and Walker each recorded some music on the original Shared System from the Shared System Record Series in 2012-13, and also recorded some music on a modern Black & Gold Shared System Plus. After listening to each other's recordings they sat down to have a conversation about the whole experience.

Hear the music:
"Shared System" by Tony Rolando:
"Shared System" by Walker Farrell:

Shared System, Black & Gold, Plus:"

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

In A Prismatic Mood

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"Hanging out after an XPO workshop at the Make Noise 821 Popup, reflecting on the iterations of the Shared System through the years and making some new patches on XPO."

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

The Original Shared System & Make Noise 821 Haywood Pop Up!

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"While all our instruments are hanging out at the September Popup, let's take a trip down memory lane with the original Shared System from 2012! Come join us this month at the Make Noise 821 Haywood Pop Up!

Devil's Foot Pop & Pour Reel:

Thanks to everybody who submitted soundtracks!"

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Shared System Tutorials | Part 41 | Stereo Pulsewidth Modulation

video upload by

"This is a Shared System tutorial, but if you have a Maths, a squarewave and a pingable stereo filter, you're in business. MakeNoise has just announced the XPO - Xtreme Prismatic Oscillator on Perfect Circuit where Tony Rolando discussed his vision of Stereo Pulsewidth Modulation (PWM). The DPO doesn't have pulsewidth CV so at first sight it's not possible on the Shared. But we have Maths! I already covered PWM in episode 35 of this series which also includes variable waveshapes and really extends the timbres of the DPO.

Tony recommended QPAS as the XPO's patching buddy, so I've included QPAS and Mimeophon in my layout. The results were amazing and now I can't wait for XPO to arrive. But in the meantime, have fun with your Shared!

The footage quality of this video is a bit mixed and sometimes even out of focus. I had such a great audio take at the end and just couldn't repeat it so I had no choice but to improvise/edit with a less sharp video."

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

"Night City" (feat. Igor Vogels) | Live Eurorack Modular Performance |

video upload by Piotr Garbaczonek

"Thanks for watching!
Big Thank You to Igor Vogels for bringing his Make Noise Shared System and making this cool collab possible. It was been a long time coming.

Patch Notes are available on my Patreon as usual.

Go Follow Igor here:

Here are some links of mine:
Go follow my Patreon here:"

Friday, December 03, 2021

Shared System Tutorials | Episode 39 | Patching a Drum Machine

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"I uploaded this one as episode 40 yesterday, but I am not there yet. It's episode 39. In this episode I'll revisit a few techniques from previous episodes to create drum sounds. You can use the double sinewaves from DPO and the Optomix LPG to create all kinds of kicks and toms, but you'd need noise & FM to create hats, bells and snares. You'd need to make your own noise (or add a Telharmonic). Since the Shared System is basically a two voice mono synth, you can use Morphagene to create layers and build an alien drum machine. A dedicated module is much easier, but synthesizing your own has its charms too!"

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Make Noise! | Shared System | Tape & Microsound | Strega | Phonogene

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"A live jam with my MakeNoise cases. I need to practice a lot. Also wanted to experiment with filming in one take without cuts and still keeping the visual aspect interesting."

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Shared System Tutorials | Episode 33 | 2-Operator FM

video by Cinematic Laboratory

"I never really knew what an FM 'operator' was so when I found out I wanted to share it. An FM operator is a combo of s sinewave, a VCA and an envelope. We can then use these 'operators' to interact with eachother in different settings called algorithms. The Shared System can offer two mono operators with DPO, Maths and the Moddemix VCA (or Optomix LPG). So we're still a long way from organs and electric piano's. But you can't patch an organ :). Have fun!"

Cinematic Laboratory Shared System Tutorials

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Welcome to the Machine | Shared System & Beads

video by Cinematic Laboratory

"In this episode of 'Shared Guests' I've added Beads to the Shared System to be modulated by WoggleBug and process some DPO grains. It's funny how the character of Beads changes depending on the ecosystem it's in. Westcoast Beads!"

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