Showing posts with label Threetom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Threetom. Show all posts

Monday, February 05, 2024

DOPPIO stereo soft-clipping drive & limiter

video upload by Threetom Modular

0:00 Welcome
0:18 Coming up!
0:37 Controls
2:17 What Doppio does (oscilloscope)
5:42 Boosting/saturating line-level instruments (Roland T-8)
9:25 Stereo drive & saturation
12:10 End-of-chain limiter
16:31 CV-processing
19:07 Thank you!
19:47 Outro wiggle

Three tom modular Doppio quick demo / review

video upload by Meska

"product page / RTFM :

Thank you for watching.
My name is Meska of the statik collective . I've been making mostly "dark and expérimental" music for more than ten years now, i'v learn so much online, now it's time for me to share my knoledge, my exploration and this channel is a place to talk about the tools, sound design and techniques to make music with.

You can stream my albums and EPs at

If you'd like to support the channel​ consider buying music from bandcamp ;)"

Friday, January 05, 2024

Threetom Modular Doppio soft saturator and limiter : Digital piano noodles #1 (Lode)

video upload by Threetom Modular

Doppio soft saturator and limiter : Digital piano noodles #2 (Tom)

via Threetom Modular

"The Threetom Modular Doppio is a compact stereo amplifier, drive, and soft limiter module. Doppio helps complex and dynamic stereo sounds to find their place in a modular synthesizer context, where signals are hot, and headroom is extremely limited. Doppio does this by implementing a compact, yet flexible, soft-knee limiter. The limiter is specifically designed for eurorack levels and avoids the need for unnecessary make-up gain, resulting in a lower noise floor.

Doppio offers three different gain settings (x1, x5, x21), and three different ratios (linear, drive, and limit). In addition to this Doppio has gain and volume knobs for more precise control. Different combinations of these settings cater to applications like saturating complex stereo signals without turning them into mush, end-of-chain limiting, and boosting line level signals to eurorack level, while still retaining enough oomph to also saturate them nicely. Finding the right settings is made easy by DOPPIO’s unique coffee-bean-shaped indicator lights.

Even though Doppio’s architecture is stereo, that doesn’t mean it has no uses on mono signals: Either process two mono signals with identical settings, or chain the two channels to form a two-stage high-gain mono drive. Finally, it’s important to note that Doppio is DC-coupled and can also be used to process CV signals.

In summary: Doppio is to your signals what a double espresso is to you – it makes you bigger and bolder – and you know you’re hooked when the withdrawal symptoms kick in."

You can find additional posts featuring Threetom Modular's Doppio here.

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Threetom Doppio is now officially available! 🥳

video upload by Threetom Modular

Threetom Modular DOPPIO / clean amp, dirty drive and useful limiter / brief demo / first patches

video upload by BRiES

"DOPPIO by Threetom Modular is a stereo (or two channel) saturator/soft clipper that was designed to bring all the dirt where you want it but remain clean where you need it. You can use it to add huge amounts of noisefree gain to weak signals or to make a clean sound more saturated by using a selectable soft clipping circuit. The most useful feature and the one I will probably use most of the time is the soft clipping 'limit' setting, which gives the user the ability to set a safe master volume and bring in some saturation.

This video is not an extensive playthrough but rather a quick rundown of the features of this brand new Threetom Modular creation. There's a few patch examples in this video but I'm sure I'll make more uploads using DOPPIO when I run into things that benefit from a fresh caffeine shot. I'm confident this will be a great boost to my drumsection (pun intented)."

Doppio eurorack module demo w/ MS-22 & Mixing Flask

video upload by Stazma

"Today is about a new module by Threetom Modular, a dual pre-amplifier called Doppio, meant to bring the caffeine to your rack. I'll also use this occasion to show youa little bit about his main module, the MS-22 filter, but also about a nice utility mixer he has in the work, the Mixing Flask."

00:00 Intro
01:22 Doppio on eurorack level signals
08:45 Doppio on a drum machine w/ System80 880
11:09 Doppio as pre-amp for line level instruments w/ Roland JX3P
14:33 End talk

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Dutch Modular Fest 2023 Set for This Saturday 2nd of September

via ThreeTom Modular

"This Saturday, 2nd of September, it’s time for Dutch Modular Fest 2023.

Come check out my new module 'Doppio' and be the first to actually own one. I’ll have a limited number of modules for sale during the market (before the online launch). I will also have a small number of assembled MS-22 modules for sale, and plenty of full DIY kits. While you’re at my booth, also check out my Mixing Flask prototype. Mixing Flask is my personal take on an exciting utility mixer, with soft clipping and +6dB of gain on each input (and lots of purdy lights!🤩)

I’m really looking forward to meeting you all (again)! 😘"

You can find event details at

"Dutch Modular Fest (DMF) is an annual festival focusing on modular synthesizers organised by -and for modular synth enthusiasts!"

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Modular Day, Ghent, June 11th, 2023

video upload by Threetom Modular

"0:00 Intro
1:12 Drive to Ghent (Music by Dries Guesens)
2:19 Arriving at Dok Noord (Music by Arrandan)
3:07 Modular Market (Music by Sebastopol)
3:50 Threetom DOPPIO preview (at the Threetom booth)
4:17 Voxular (Peter Jamée)
5:21 Nordlys (Gregory Delabelle)
6:47 The Sound of Plants (Pieter-Jan Van den Berge & Erwin Verhelst)
7:39 Boris Uytterhaegen (Joranalogue)
9:24 François Gaspard (Shakmat)
12:27 Outro (Music by Onsturicheit)


* Dries Guessens:

* Onsturicheit: &

* Nordlys: &

* The Sound of Plants:

* Sebastopol: &

* Arrandan:

* Boris Uytterhaegen: &

* François Gaspard:

* Threetom Modular Synthesizers: &"

Tuesday, May 09, 2023

Threetom Modular Updates - SuperBooth 2023

Vlog #1 Giving vlogging a try, new modules, SuperBooth 2023, and a new filming setup...

video upload by

0:00 Why I'm going to give vlogging a try
0:48 New batch going to Perfect Circuit
1:21 New modules
2:58 Preparing demo's and improving my filming setup
5:07 SuperBooth 2023
5:57 Some more reflection on vlogging

Vlog #2 The new prototype works, SuperBooth 2023, making new PCB/module storage racks...

0:00 Finishing the latest batch of Steve's MS-22 for Perfect Circuit
0:47 Making new storage racks
4:22 Quality control, calibration, printing labels (B-roll)
4:39 Doppio pre-production run
5:21 Mysterious parcels being mysterious
5:31 Update on the new prototype
7:46 To do list for releasing Doppio
9:45 The mediastorm around Superbooth
10:46 Looking forward to Superbooth 2023
11:32 Mister Mike

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Threetom Modular Introduces Steve's MS-22 Modular Bagpipe

In reality, via Threetom Modular:

"Steve’s MS-22 [eurorack format] is now in stock!

Hey everybody, I’m happy to let you know that you can grab your very own Steve’s MS-22 from either myself or Signal Sounds (UK). Don’t wait for too long, there’s only a small number of units currently out there!"


"Behind the scenes at THREETOM
Maybe you missed this documentary last time around. Be sure to check out BRiES’ two-part visit to my workshop and lab, and take a unique behind-the-scenes look at how MS-22’s are built and calibrated."

Part 1 here

Part 2 here

Thursday, December 29, 2022

EURORACK VISIT #2 / Threetom Modular's Audio Laboratory / diagnostics and coffeebeans

video upload by BRiES

"In this video I once again take you with me to the place where Threetom Modular gear is conceptualized and born. Tom shows us the calibration and quality control workflow in his Audio Lab while giving us some insight in the tools he uses (links below). We talk about his recent ventures with retailers and about the next module in his line-up called Doppio. After being served a nice cappucino I ask Tom if he has some tips (concepts to study) for people that want to get into designing and building (eurorack) synthesizers, which he answers elaborately. There's a comprehensive list towards the bottom of this description including links to interesting tutorials and practical examples.

As most of you will probably know Tom designs and builds synthesizer modules for the eurorack environment. He gained worldwide recognition with his 4hp filtermodule called Steve's MS-22 (or MS-22 for short) based around the sound of the famous Korg MS-20 semi-modular synth. In part one of the documentary we witnessed how Tom builds a few of these modules from scratch while we talk about his favourite tools, his background as an (optical) engineer and some of his custom jigs. You can watch that video by following this link:" [posted here]

Monday, September 12, 2022

EURORACK VISIT #1 / Threetom Modular's workshop / MS-22 assembly

video upload by BRiES

"Join me in this documented visit to the workshop of Threetom Modular in a small town near Mechelen (Belgium).

Threetom Modular has gained worldwide recognition in the eurorack community with his feature packed STEVE'S MS-22. Tom tells us a little bit about how the filter came to be, who Steve is and how he managed to gain some support really quickly. He also shows us the complete assembly process of his MS-22 and tells us all about the (custom) tools he uses to build them.

A lot of sweat was produced while shooting the video, and I will be back to document the callibration and quality control in Threetom's audio laboratory soon, as well as having a chat about his new upcoming module.

I want to genuinely thank Tom for going along on a ride of which we both didn't exactly know where we would end up. I'm very satisfied with how the audio and video came out, and I'm even more pleased with the fun and insightful content we were able to create together."

Part 2 here

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Modular Christmas Carols [Steve's MS-22, Twin Waves MkII, Chainsaw, Quadigy, Ensemble Oscillator...]

video upload by Threetom Modular



* Voice 1 (Bass): A mix of a triangle wave and a square sub coming from Klavis Twin Waves MkII into Steve's MS-22. Low pass cutoff is modulated by the Klavis Quadigy envelope generator.

* Voice 2 (Lead): A supersaw coming from Klavis Twin Waves MkII going into Steve's MS-22. Low pass cutoff frequency is modulated by the TipTop Z8000 sequencer, asynchronously clocked by the Doepfer A-145-4 quad LFO.

* Voice 3 (Pad): Acidrain Chainsaw into a stereo pair of Steve's MS-22 filters. The Chainsaw's waveshape is slowly modulated by the Doepfer A-145-4 quad LFO.

* Voice 4 (Bells/counterpoint): 4MS Ensemble Oscillator, manually tweaked throughout the sequence.

All voices go through the ZlobVnicursal VCA, into the Befaco Hexmix and Hexpander combo. The Hexpander sends an effects mix into the Happy Nerding FXaid for reverb (which is then mixed back in through the Hexpanders effect return).

This performance was sequenced by Ableton Live and the Shuttle control (outside of the shot), based on the midi file 'A Christmas Carol Suite' by Richard Ian (you can find it here: )"

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Threetom MS22 Dual Filter Demo

video by Synth Diy Guy

"Taking the plunge with this tiny giant :)
Get yours here:

My Website:
My Patreon:

Stay Noisy!"

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Steve's MS22 filter by Threetom : Build and Calibration

video by Synth Diy Guy

"Fun build of a great module!
More info here:​"

Thursday, January 21, 2021

ThreeTom Modular Technomancer Build Guide & 1 year anniversary PCB party pack

via Threetom Modular

"I’m happy to announce that the build guide for my Technomancer Illuminated blind plate is now available. You can find it on the DIY info page!"


"If you’re thinking about a Technomancer, maybe also have a look at the PCB party pack :)"

PCB Party Pack here!

Friday, January 15, 2021

Threetom Modular 1 year anniversary PCB party pack + Wiretaps back in stock Inbox

via Threetom Modular

"Threetom’s 1 year anniversary is coming up. Time for a PCB party! Get all my PCBs at a special price for a limited time. Go check it out in my shop"


"Wiretaps are now back in stock! Rev up your jump drive and jump to the Threetom shop…

Mr. Worf, Warp 9 to the Threetom shop!"

Friday, November 06, 2020

Steve's MS-22, Last Batch of the Year

via the ThreeTom Modular mailing list:

"Hi everybody!

Currently, it isn’t clear yet how Brexit will impact my business as of next year. Because of Brexit getting near, I’ve decided to set up another production run for Steve’s MS-22. This way, all of my friends in the UK are able to get their hands on Steve’s MS-22 before Brexit happens. I think it’s quite possible that as of next year I won’t be shipping to the UK until I have all the extra administration figured out.

Don’t wait too long to get yours, as usual, the size of the batch is limited! Any orders made before November 23rd should ship before half of December, reaching the UK before New Year with some margin.

Take care and stay safe!

PS: Wiretaps are also back in stock!"

You can find both at ThreeTom Modular and SynthCube.

Monday, October 05, 2020

Threetom Modular - Steve's MS-22 Now Available from SynthCube

via Threetom Modular

"I'm excited to let you know that Full and Partial DIY kits for building your own Steve's MS-22 are now available from SynthCube. Get 'em while they're hot, they seem to be selling fast!"

Check out Threetom at Dutch Modular Fest 2020 Stream Day posted below at 2:21:25.

Dutch Modular Fest 2020 Stream Day

Dutch Modular Fest

Watch the full stream of our Covid-19 friendly version of Dutch Modular Fest 2020
Held on Saturday 29th of August, live (mostly...) from TAC Eindhoven

00:00 Intro
00:15 Dirge Seçil Kuran
18:00 Majella Audio
47:11 Allert & Bart talk about Stream Day program
52:53 Mieke van Dam
1:24:17 Joranalogue Audio Design
1:58:55 Cengiz Arslanpay
2:21:25 Threetom Modular Synthesizers
2:44:03 G.T. Thomas
2:59:25 Allert & Bart recap
3:09:20 Synthesis Technology
3:42:36 Space drone beer break
3:58:14 Max & Kyra Frimout
4:21:05 ReBach
4:42:43 Space drone break with Kokkel the Parrot
4:59:48 Mike Lee Birds
5:31:31 Gijs Gieskes
5:56:22 RESISTER
6:31:36 Erica Synths
6:47:49 JacqNoise & Magnetrixx
7:14:58 XOR Electronics: Alten Herren Abend with Thomas Margolf
7:56:21 LudoWic
8:20:34 Ending words

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Dutch Modular Fest streaming Test

Threetom Modular

"Okay, this was a bit of a mess. The video feed freezes regularly. The audio is still good though, some interesting sounds in there :). Even though this is far from polished, I'm leaving it up for posterity's sake. Hopefully I can look back to this video in a while and have a laugh and be happy for improvements made :)."

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Threetom Modular Ambient study - Steve's MS-22, Chord v2, Magneto, ER-101

Threetom Modular

"THREETOM Steve's MS-22 is available from:
Patch notes can be found here:"

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