MATRIXSYNTH: New Modules in 2018

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Showing posts with label New Modules in 2018. Show all posts

Saturday, December 29, 2018

North Coast Synthesis- Coiler VCF-multimode filter unboxnig and first sound

Published on Dec 29, 2018 Dziam Bass

"North Coast Synthesis their Coiler VCF-multimode filter.

After a little bit of fun, it is certain to say that this is a great filter with a very smooth structure that translates into very beautiful sounds. The Coiler multilayer filter and rectifier pack the entire sound shaping nest into a single Eurorack 8HP module. It is a bipolar floating point filter based on a unique integrator design that stores energy in both induction coils and capacitors depending on the frequency range. The transition area between the two components and the saturation characteristics of traditional OTA based amplifiers offer warmth and ever-changing hues in the mid-range range, as well as hissing highs and slimminging lows. This is a slightly unpredictable filter and here we confirm it.

Definitely worth attention when the next filters are only aggressive, here you can get different colors and other saturation in traditional subtractive patches."

via North Coast Synthesis:

"The Coiler Multi-mode Filter and Rectifier packs an entire nest of sound-shaping features into a single 8HP Eurorack module. It's a two-pole state-variable filter based on a unique integrator design which stores energy in both inductors and capacitors depending on the frequency range. The transition region between the two components, and the saturation characteristics of the traditional OTA-based amplifiers, offer warmth and ever-shifting timbres in the midrange, along with hissing highs and slithering lows. This is a somewhat unpredictable filter.

Thursday, December 20, 2018


Published on Dec 20, 2018 fonitronik

"Trying two incarnations of the ADC controlled Sequencer in 4U, the Defibirlator (CV version) and the MorseMan (trigger version).
Not a very creative patch, though."


Note eurorack is 3U. This is 4U. U refers to the height with 1U being your standard slim rackmount synth or effects unit. The modular world has become so saturated I realize I haven't even been differentiating 4U on the site. I actually don't have time to, so essentially whatever goes up in the description for videos goes up on the site. Be sure to include what you want in your descriptions! And if you want active links support the site! Creating every single link in every single post adds up quick, so only supporters get them now. That or my fingers will fall off, and that's not good for playing my synths. :)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Roland System-100 Eurorack Modules by Pharmasonic

New eurorack modules featuring components of the System-100 Model-101 keyboard and Model-102 expander.


Clone of the System-100 Model-101 & Model-102 VCO.

New Erica Synths Drum Modulator Eurorack Module

Published on Dec 19, 2018 Erica Synths

"Drum Modulator is an advanced modulation and pitched noise source with focus on rhythmic (but not limited to) compositions in mind. It features two identical syncable to the BPM LFOs/noise sources with morphing waveshapes.

In this video we explore 12 different patches with Modulator together with various modules from the Techno system.

0:18 - #1 GABBERLINE (Modulator + Bassline) LFO1 is modulating FM and accent, LFO2 is in noise mode modulating cutoff.

2:19 - #2 CYMBALLER (Modulator + Cymbals) LFO1 is synced to the same BPM as Cymbals trigger source and is modulating tune. LFO2 is free running and modulating decay of Cymbals.

4:12 - #3 ANOTHER SUPER COMPUTER (Modulator + Bassline) Both LFOs in S&H mode modulating cutoff, accent and FM in of Bassline.

4:59 - #4 TECHNOID (Modulator + Bassline) LFO1 is modulating FM and accent, LFO2 is modulating cutoff.

5:24 - #5 STEAMER (Modulator + Bassline) LFO1 is in noise mode modulating FM and cutoff, LFO2 is modulating accent and gate.

5:43 - #6 FROGGER (Modulator + Bassline) Both LFOs modulating cutoff, accent, 1v/oct and FM.

5:59 - #7 SNARECANDANCE (Modulator + Snare) LFO1 is synced to the BPM of Snare trigger and is modulating tune, LFO2 is synced to LFO1 tempo and modulating decay.

7:09 - #8 BALLOON FIGHT (Modulator + Bassline) LFO1 is modulating FM and accent, LFO2 is modulating cutoff and gate.

7:54 - #9 CYMBA (Modulator + Cymbals) Both LFOs are synced to Cymbals trigger BPM and modulating tune and decay. LFO2 is also modulating rate of LFO1.

8:40 - #10 HI-HATTER (Modulator + Hi-Hats D + Dual FX) LFO1 is modulating dry/wet of FX1 & FX2, LFO2 is modulating decay and tune of Hi-Hats.

9:54 - #11 S&H EVERYTHING (Modulator + Pico Drums + Dual FX) Both LFOs in S&H mode triggering and selecting sample on Pico Drums, modulating delay time of FX1 and dry/wet of FX2.

11:08 - #12 BAZZDRUM (Modulator + Bassdrum) LFO1 is modulating gain and drive of the first Dual Drive stage, LFO2 is modulating gain and drive of second Dual Drive stage."

Erica Synths Modulator is an advanced modulation and pitched noise source with focus on rhythmic (but not limited to) compositions in mind. It features two identical syncable to the BPM LFOs/noise sources with selectable morphing waveshapes. LFO frequency can be manually adjustable, as well as they provide frequency divisions and multiplication in Sync mode. Each LFO has two outputs- main one and secondary one with adjustable phase, so you can create evolving modulations. Furthermore, LFOs can be linked to work at the same frequency and the first LFO has built in VCA to control output signal amplitude.

Two independent modulation/pitched noise sources
7morphing waveshape + noise
LFO Sync, frequency divisions and multiplications
Integrated VCA for first modulation source
Two main outputs
Two outputs with an adjustable phase shift
LP and HP filter on outputs in pitched noise mode
CV control over LF rate/noise pitch

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Selbstbau DIY Modular-Synthesizer & Sequenzer

Published on Dec 16, 2018 stoermer72

1. DIY Modular Analog Synthesizer
Selbstbau Modular-Synthesizer & Sequenzer
2. DIY Modular Analog Percussion Synthesizer & Analog 16 Step Sequencer
Selbstgebauter modularer Analog Percussion Synthesizer und Analog 16 Step Sequenzer in Aktion.
Von der Idee bis zur Fertigstellung der Geräte hat es etwa ein Jahr
3. Modular Analog Percussion Synthesizer : Sounds for sampling
Some drum sound examples made with my Modular Percussion Synth.

Bass Drums,Toms,Klicks,Klacks,Snares,HiMetals and HiHats

Saturday, December 15, 2018

::vtol:: klicker workshop

::vtol:: klicker workshop from ::vtol:: on Vimeo.

more info -

"My ironical response to modular synths growing market. Computer mouse to eurorack self-clicking module conversion project, specially designed to be build on workshops. Real internet of things to modular synth implementation! Probably the cheapest modular to computer interface. Average materials budget is around 12$. Specially created to be build on workshops. Approximately time of conversion ~ 4-5 hours. Any mouse can be used.

You can use it for triggering anything in your computer using internal LFO or cv/trigger input. Activate you samples, surf on the internet, play games, send messages, place bids on ebay!

26-27.09.2017, Ljudmila, Ljubljana (@Rampa lab)"

Friday, December 07, 2018

New Synthetic Sound Labs JJP SampleCorder – Model 1451 5U Module

via Synthetic Sound Labs

The SSL 1451 JJP SampleCorder module is the long awaited re-issue of our humble tribute to Jean-Jacques Perrey and the early musique-concrete pioneers, where small snips of recording tapes were pieced together into new forms of musical expression. Now you can experiment using analog sound samples that can be played back with electronic precision.

SSL is pleased that the SampleCorder was officially endorsed by none other than the late, great Jean-Jacques himself!

The SampleCorder is designed around a vintage ISD2560 analog voice recorder chip. We have also included a compander chip to greatly reduce noise and improve clarity. The overall fidelity is far better than simple 8-bit samplers.

Each module can hold two audio samples, each from a few milliseconds up to a several seconds. Each can be independently triggered manually via a panel mounted button, or by a gate pulse. Once triggered by applying a gate signal, the sample will play to the end of the sample and stop, or if the gate signal is still present, the sample will repeat for as long as the gate is applied. Premature retriggering or early truncation of a sample is not possible. Samples are stored in non-volitile memory, so power loss should not affect the memory, though this is not guaranteed. Control voltage recording is not supported.

Using the “REC/PLAY” switch in REC position, the Status LED will flash, indicating record mode. A new sample is recorded whenever either the “START” (1 or 2) button is pressed or the “GATE” (1 or 2) signal is applied. The sample length is determined the length of these events. Each new sample will destructively over-write any previous samples on that channel. Sample editing is not supported.

Record input level is critical for balancing noise levels and distortion. The SampleCorder adds the convenience of the “RECORD LEVEL” input attenuator and an “OVLD” LED indicator so you’ll always know when you’re near the maximum.

Sample playback speeds may be adjusted from normal, to nasty sounding clicks and buzzes, to nearly one octave / double speed above recording speed with a convenient front panel “Pitch” control. The “Pitch CV” input is roughly exponential (don’t expect tracking) and may require external attenuation to adjust the range to a convenient level. Record speed is fixed. 1 to 1 playback speed/pitch is usually at about “6” on the Pitch knob. This will be the normal position for this knob, unless you require pitch / time bending effects.

The “PLAYING” output provides a “high” gate for the entire length of the sample being played back. It can be useful for triggering other SampleCorders, sequencers and envelope generators for even more crazy fun.

Probably the most challenging aspect of using the SampleCorder is getting a good sample. Recording timing can be critical and may need to be practiced when samples are to be triggered at precise instants. We have found that in some applications, using the gate output from something like a Q118 Instrument Interface can be most valuable.

Though the SampleCorder is not a “looper” and it’s frequency bandwidth is a bit limited, you will no doubt find many creative uses for this unique module.

Pons Asinorum 4-channel envelope generator and LFO (demo and jam)

Published on Dec 7, 2018 Noise Engineering

"Pons Asinorum is a compact four-channel multimode envelope generator and LFO with voltage control for modular synth and Eurorack format.

0:44 Panel and Controls
2:28 Changing CV response from Continuous to Sample & Hold mode.
3:04 Changing CV response range from short to long
3:22 Black panel info
3:34 JAM

PA has three different envelope shapes, CV over cycle length, and a unique single encoder control scheme that makes adjusting multiple channels mid-performance easy. Channels can be set separately to envelope mode or to cycle in LFO mode, giving PA maximal flexibility in a minimal footprint.

Jam features the Pons Asinorum which is generating envelopes for the sequence going to the Loquelic Iteritas, the open hi hat, and the Cursus Iteritas drones at the end."

Sinc Defero quad attenuator demo

Published on Dec 7, 2018 Noise Engineering

"Sinc Defero is a quad attenuator with buffered outputs in modular synth and Eurorack format. This 4HP module also has LEDs that show both the incoming and outgoing signals."

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Strange Science Instruments F-1: Stereo Lowpass Filter / Dual Moog Ladder action in Eurorack

Published on Dec 6, 2018

"**TIMING INDEX / SECTIONS BELOW** Here's the stereo (linked operation) or dual Moog style transistor ladder low pass filter eurorack module from Strange Science Instruments. The F-1 gives you two filters with 2, 3 or 4 pole operation, options to link filters for more extreme filtering (up to 48dB per octave response), formant FX, audio rate modulation is lovely and I also show you how to make a high pass filter out of a low pass filter.


Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Erica Synths Hi-Hats A demo

Published on Dec 5, 2018 Erica Synths

"Hi-Hats A is classic analogue hi-hat module. "

"Erica Synths full analogue hi-hats module with accent and manual and CV control over Tone and Decay (individual for each hi-hat) allows you to create lot of variations in hi-hats track. Closed hat and Open hat can be played independently or exclusively (Open hat will not trigger, if Closed hat is triggered). The module is developed in collaboration with French company e-licktronic.

Tone and Decay controls
CV control with an attenuator over Tone and Decay
Independent/Exclusive switch
Manual trigger
Accent for better expression"

Also see Erica Synths HI HATS D Eurorack Module

Monday, December 03, 2018

Noise Engineering Roti Pola & Lapsus Os Eurorack Modules

Roti Pola attenuverting CV mixer Demo and Tutorial

Published on Dec 3, 2018 Noise Engineering

0:12 Quick tease
0:25 Panel and Controls
0:57 5v Offset
1:24 Patching
1:56 JAM

"Roti Pola is a four channel attenuverting CV mixer and offset with visual feedback in a small package. With nothing patched to channel 1, a 5v offset is applied to the mix, useful for controlling other parameters or modifying CV signals.

Jam features the Rota Pola which is CV'd in to Cursus Iteritas through the Veils VCA. Drums are a combination of the Basimilus Iteritas and Manis Iteritas. Other voice is Scanned, sequenced by the Octone. Triggers coming from Integra Solum."

Lapsus Os 4-channel attenuator/attenuverter, offset Published on Dec 3, 2018 Noise Engineering

0:07 Quick tease
0:25 Overview
1:07 Panel and controls
4:05 Mounting opposite w/switches
4:36 JAM

"Lapsus Os is a four channel attenuator/attenuverter and offset. Designed with performance in mind, each channel can be set to either attenuate or attenuate/invert an incoming signal, adjust offset of an incoming signal, or with nothing patched to its input, generate a 0–5v or ±5v offset. Switches on the back of the module invert the fader behavior, allowing for the module to be mounted in either direction, for further customization and ease of use.

Jam features the Lapsus Os controlling 6 CV outputs: 2 for the Manis Iteritas, 2 for the Ataraxic Iteritas, 1 for the Wasp Filter, and 1 for the 2HP VCA. Kicks are from the BIA."

Thursday, November 29, 2018

OlllAudio-Minimoog Filter/ARP 4075 Filter - unboxing Eurorack modules

Published on Nov 29, 2018 Dziam Bass

"Today, the mail surprised us and provided an amazing delivery from OlllAudio Eurorack Modules straight from Saint Petersburg from Russia.

We are very happy because there were 4 amazing modules inside of which two of them are filters based on great vintage equipment and just one on Minimoog which is famous analog filter for modular synthesizers, the scheme was created in the 70s by Robert Arthur Moog, and the other one, filter based on ARP 4075 and this is a replica of the famous ARP Filter schematic with styroflex capacitors and main-chip which has been maked in 80-s. Both filters are provided for the creation of 'Very Fat specific sound', additionally there is one here module Ring modulation -At the heart of device is the strong transistor schematic which have maximum analogue sound ,and one multiple which of course, will always increase our eurorack system for multi conections and more combine modulation.
we opened the package from OlllAudio Eurorack Modules and today we have a small movie showing these modules and a small filtering Filter based on the classic Minimoog from the 70s.

As you can see, the sound is fat, but it's the beginning, because it's a small unpacking with a sound demo. We have already checked the ARP 4075 Filter and it's definitely awesome.

OIIIAudio certainly has a strong and thick analog sound and only classic Vintage equipment.

It is also worth checking the sale which is on a few selected modules on the official website"

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

New Modules From Tall Dog Electronics

New eurorack modules from Tall Dog Electronics. They are based on Mutable Instrument designs with their approval.

new version uBraids SE improved design & additional COLOR input attenuator (with either black or silver faceplate)

new uRings SE 8hp resonator modeling processor (with either black or silver faceplate)

new uClouds SE 8hp granular audio processor (with either black or silver faceplate)

new uo_C SE 8hp polymorphic control voltage generator (with either black or silver faceplate)

All of these modules are available now!"

Monday, November 26, 2018

Mrseri uO_c Micro Ornament & Crime

Published on Nov 26, 2018 Perfect Circuit

"The mrseri uO_c is a micro 8hp version of the Ornament & Crime multi function module. This module has many modes including sequencers, shift registers, quantizers, envelope generators and more. We used four of the modes in this video.

The Intellijel Planar is used for sequencing, the Dixie II and Rubicon 2 as oscillators, for filters we used the Morgasmatron and Joranalogue Filter 8, and the Strymon Magneto adds delay and reverb.

uO_c available here:"

Supporters of MATRIXSYNTH get %10 off at Perfect Circuit!

"The mrseri uO_c is a compact, and stylish take on the open-source Ornament & Crime multi-function module. Using just four trigger/gate inputs, four CV inputs, two encoders and menu up/down buttons, the uO_c accomplishes a huge number of complex modulation tasks. Using its simple menu, a user can easily get the uO_c to function as a quantized shift register, quad envelope generator, quadrature LFO, quad 16-step sequencer, chord sequencer, and even an 8-bit sound source! From a utility standpoint, the uO_c is also invaluable for its precision voltage generation mode, which is essential when calibrating other modules. Ornament & Crime truly is a module which amplifies the capabilities of every module around it, leaving many users to wonder how they ever patched without one.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Tokyo Tape Music Center Dual Sine/Sawtooth Generator Model 158 - Buchla 100 Eurorack Module

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via this auction

Tokyo Tape Music Center is a play on the San Francisco Tape Music Center. This is the first one featured on the site.

"Tokyo Tape Music Center - Dual Sine/Sawtooth Generator Model 158 - Buchla 100 eurorack style. Factory build, not DIY.

Excellent dual oscillator, captures the 100 sound. Waveshape & FM on each oscillator. Runs at Buchla's standard 1.2v/Oct, unlike the majority of euro modules. It's easy to convert incoming voltage to this standard with Disting, Synovatron interface, or Ornament & Crime. External control does require a voltage offset, just like the 100 series did. TTMS makes a version of the 156 voltage processor, or you can use any other processor with offset.

The Tokyo Tape Music Center stuff is beautiful and well built. You won't be disappointed. This one didn't fit into my workflow like I'd hoped, but I'm sad to let it go."

Friday, November 23, 2018

A really boring demo of the Brutalist VCF

Published on Nov 23, 2018 Sean Pendleton

"Demo of the new version of my 'Brutalist' VCF. The Brutalist is a Polivoks-ish style filter with resonance boost, overdrive, and a lowpass/bandpass mix output. It’s available from my Etsy store [VOID Modular] I will also have DIY PCBs as soon as I write a build guide."

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

New Percussa mSSP (Mini SSP) to Launch on Kickstarter, Friday Nov 23

New module based on the Super Signal Processor coming from Percussa.

"(Los Angeles, CA) This coming Friday November 23rd, our second kickstarter project, the Percussa micro Super Signal Processor (mSSP) Eurorack module, is going live at 8am Los Angeles time.

It's the result of interaction with the eurorack community since we launced the Percussa Engine and Synthor System 8 at the Winter NAMM 2017 show in Anaheim, CA.

The mSSP is the smaller, lower cost but equally powerful version of the successful Percussa SSP eurorack module which was funded on Kickstarter in September 2017 and which was delivered in June 2018.

The mSSP comes with the same quad-core ARM cortex A17 processor @ 1.8GHz as the SSP, one of the fastest ARM processors available, and high end AKM audio converters offering 8 in / 4 out @192kHz 32-bit.

New Maker - Olympia Modular TUNNELS - Infinite Multiple for Eurorack Synthesizers on Kickstarter

"Olympia Modular is the first collaboration between Olympia Noise Co. developer Ben Kamen and Buchla Development Engineer Charles Seeholzer."

via Kickstarter:

"TUNNELS is a new type of Eurorack utility module that allows you to duplicate and route signals across your modular synthesizer. We call it the “Infinite Multiple,” but you could also describe it as an “Inter-Panel Buffered Multiple,” or perhaps a “Mult Bus.”

TUNNELS is comprised of two distinct modules : TUNNEL IN and TUNNEL OUT. The TUNNEL IN module by itself is a buffered multiple, duplicating an input signal to create multiple outputs. The TUNNEL OUT module expands the TUNNEL IN module to add additional outputs at another location in your synthesizer. TUNNEL OUT modules can be chained together infinitely to create massive buffered multiple banks or send common signals like clocks and 1v/oct signals to strategic locations in your synth.

The TUNNEL IN module has three inputs, each routed to a pair of outputs. When disconnected, the inputs are normalled to the previous input, allowing for a variety of configurations. With the first input connected it is a 1 in : 6 out multiple. Using the first two inputs makes a 1 in : 2 out multiple and a 1 in : 4 out multiple. With all three inputs connected, it acts as three 1 in : 2 out multiples.

The TUNNEL OUT module receives the three channels from TUNNEL IN via a TUNNEL LINK cable, adding three additional buffered outputs per channel. With one input connected, for example, you would now have a 1 in : 15 out multiple. Add additional TUNNEL OUT modules to expand your TUNNELS system however you see fit.

Because TUNNELS is a buffered (non-passive or powered) multiple, critical signals like 1 volt per octave control voltages are able to maintain their integrity regardless of the size of the TUNNELS system.

TUNNELS is engineered with live-patching in mind. Normalled connections between inputs are also buffered, preventing the momentary short that can happen with other multiples. This means no dropped clocks or audible glitches in modulation or pitch while working on your patch.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

uJove - Micro version of Jove multimode filter (with positive feedback mod)

Published on Nov 20, 2018 Shay Shezifi

"Plum Audio uJove is 8hp version of Jove - Multimode filter By System 80 that is inspired by the Roland Jupiter 6 filter.
uJuve is exactly the same circuit as the original 14 hp Juve with the same amazing sound.
2 extra modifications have been added to increase the sound variety:
1. When no jack is plugged in to input 2 Positive feedback from the output to input 2 is activated. the feedback level can be controlled by LEVEL 2 knob.
2. Input 2 level knob can add 6dB of gain, 0dB on the middle, +6dB (clipping) when fully clockwise.
4 Leds of the original 14 hp Jove replaced by one RGB Led
Modes colours:
RED - LP24
uJove will be available only as DIY project, soon at Pusherman and eurorack DIY stores."

This is the first Plum Audio post. The original Jove was by System 80 (more posts & demos here).

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