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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Inverted echoes (a modular patch idea)

video upload by Electrum Modular

"The aim here – besides trying out the TSNM as an expressive keyboard – was to generate an inverted echo, so that a descending melody comes back as an ascending one, or vice versa. (I stole this idea from Bach, who often used contrapuntal inversion, playing the theme “upside-down”).

Mutable Instruments’ Beads (in delay mode) is perfect for this, but any module with a long delay would work. The other crucial ingredient is a multi-channel mixer/attenuverter such as Make Noise Maths (here, I’m using Acid Rain’s Junction).

Other modules used:
Intellijel’s Bifold
Intellijel’s Dixie II+
Intellijel’s Scales
Shakmat’s Banshee Reach
ALM’s Pamela’s New Workout
ALM’s Pip Slope
Make Noise Optomix
Bela Gliss
Doboz’s TSNM
Doepfer A 121-3
Mutable Instruments’ Plaits
ST Modular’s Shikensa
Befaco MixIV
Disting Mk4"

Monday, July 15, 2024

Techniques for textural, glitchy beats

video upload by SUTURE SOUND

Bastl Basil
Instruo Arbhar
Instruo Tain
Bela Gliss
Fancyyyyy Rung Divisions
Erica Synths Black Sequencer

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Moog One - Equinox Vol.3 - Custom Sounds - Vid 2 Patches 54 to 106

video upload by Scott McAuley Sounds

"Patches will be available at or

Introducing the Moog One - Equinox Vol.3, an intimate collection of sounds for your Moog One Synthesiser.

Whether you're producing Commercial Chart Music , or composing Epic Film or gaming scores, this pack has everything you need to take your music to the next level. Each sound has been expertly programmed to showcase the full potential of the Moog One, ensuring that you get the most out of your instrument. Whether you prefer to sequence your music or perform it live, these inspiring sounds are guaranteed to keep you entertained for hours on end.

Elevate your music with Moog One - Equinox Vol.3 and unleash your creativity!

thanks for checking them out!


Tuesday, June 04, 2024

Performance sequencing

video upload by Electrum Modular

"Most Eurorack sequencers allow for some interaction during live performance - muting and unmuting steps or changing the sequence's length, direction etc. But typically the notes themselves remain fixed.
With the sequencer mode on Doboz's TSNM, you get something closer to live improvisation - almost like a looper.

Other modules used:
Intellijel’s Dixie II+
Shakmat’s Banshee Reach
ALM's Pamela's New Workout
Bela's Gliss
Intellijel's Bifold
Intellijel's Quad VCA
Acid Rain's Junction
Make Noise's Optomix
Mutable's Beads
Disting Mk4"

Wednesday, May 01, 2024

RYK Introduces ALGO - Complex Oscillator Eurorack Module

RYK ALGO Demo - eurorack Complex Oscillator module
video upload by RYK Modular

User videos below.

"All knobs and no menus, an FM synth engine with hands-on control

Introducing ALGO, from RYK Modular

ALGO's four oscillators can be configured in series or parallel combinations, to create Complex FM or additive sound textures.
A unique Algorithm Display indicates the signal flow from one oscillator to another - easy to understand FM with pretty twinkly lights !


00:00 -- ALGO !

00:04 – The Algorithms of ALGO

00:11 – Drone with FM and Global Detune

00:36 – M185 Sequencing ALGO. Tweaking the Harmonic Frequency of the oscillators for various levels of wildness !

01:16 – Drone demo showcasing built in Chorus effect

01:30 – Alien Torture sounds ! Batumi modulating oscillator harmonics, and cross modulation amount

01:53 – Dual ALGO Dub action. RHS playing the chords with various tweaks to the amount of cross-mod and harmonics. LHS used for the bassline. Sequenced by split seq on M185, 3xFEG envelopes modulating the internal VCAs of the ALGOs

02:45 – String/Pad chord setup on ALGO. Batumi modulating Wave Warp. Gliss used for modulating cross modulation amount

03:17 – Dual ALGO Pam's sequence. Pam sequencing pitch and harmonic offsets on RHS ALGO, also slower melody notes from LHS ALGO. 3xFEG envelopes modulating the internal VCAs of the ALGOs

04:14 – Conclusion Drone !!"

"ALGO's four oscillators can be configured in series or parallel combinations, to create Complex FM or additive sound textures.

A unique Algorithm Display indicates the signal flow from one oscillator to another - easy to understand FM with pretty twinkly lights !

Each oscillator has controls for Level and Frequency, allowing easy adjustment of FM timbres, no menu diving snorkels needed.

Modulation inputs for Frequency or Level for each oscillator - patch in a couple of Envelopes, and you have an instant FM synth voice.

Bored of Sine waves ? A generous Wave Warp control bends things through Triangle to Pulse wave and back again.
Wave Warp can be applied to Carrier, Modulator or both types of oscillator.

For the more discerning mangler, Wave Folding is also available in three delicious flavours; Symmetric, Asymmetric and Soft Clip !

A Global Detune spread control with CV input is great for creating Netflix apocalypse drones that descend into the abys.

Lastly an onboard Stereo Chorus can add a vivacious 1980's shimmer to all your FM creations.

Oh, nearly forgot. It's Stereo !"

FM synths can be easy and fun: RYK ALGO Eurorack Module Demo

video upload by mylarmelodies

"This is a demo of the RYK ALGO: A 4-oscillator stereo FM eurorack synth module with waveshaping and wavefolding, stereo chorus, and with a bunch of algorithms to interconnect the VCOs with. FM & PANEL EXPLANATION: 1:55 / SOUND DEMOS: 14:06 Onwards."

00:00 A taste of what's to come
00:43 What is this?!
01:55 Algo (and FM) Explained
14:06 Jams: Fast Footwork
17:35 Aphex Bass
19:35 Plinktown
20:44 Low n Slow
23:49 Woof!
25:18 The Righteous Chord
29:13 Hellscape Acid

RYK Modular Algo improvised play with friends

video upload by Molten Music Technology

"My first play with the RYK Algo FM module. Using an 8-step loop from the Oct Tone, a bit of delay from the Milky Way, some reverb and cassette saturation from the Chroma Console. I then foolishly threw in a VCO from the Batumi II through the Sqwk Dirty filter and sequenced from the meloDICER, all of which I'm using for the first time. I'm not sure it gels all the time, but I was having a lovely time exploring."

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Buchla Music Easel in Eurorack!

video upload by Electrum Modular

"Unveiling of the Easel-esque system! Demonstration includes three patches, with notes on each."

ST Modular SHIKENSA (1st post to feature one)
Intellijel Scales
ALM Pip Slope
ALM Pamela's Workout
Intellijel Dixie II+
Shakmat Banshee Reach
Intellijel Bifold
Make Noise Optomix
Synthrotek MIXIV
ART Junction (1st post to feature one)
Mutable Instruments Beads
Doboz Touch Plate Controller & Gliss
Expert Sleepers Disting

Friday, April 12, 2024

PATCH EXPERIMENT / exploring processing external sounds with DELAY 1

video upload by Joranalogue Audio Design

"Usually 'Karplus Strong' is used as a term for a certain type of synthesis, using ultra short delays to create string like resonators. I've found that when you just run a sound through a processor like that, it adds a wonderful gliss of resonating frequencies. I honestly don't know if this is just the same thing as phasing/flanging but it sounds interesting to me. DELAY 1 is a great tool for this as its short delay times lend itself really well to this type of Karplus Strong processing.

Check out the video if you want to watch a longwinded experiment on this subject.

I hope you find it inspiring.

Simon @briesmodular"

Friday, April 05, 2024

Bela GLISS Gestural CV Control - SonicLAB Review

video upload by sonicstate

"Simon aka @Chevytravelleruktechnomadic takes a look at the super useful Gliss a dual zone touch controller with multiple modes including motion record and looping as well as regular fader type functionality.
All in Just 4hp - priced at around £145 UK"

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

SH-101 // Djupviks The Qu // Sealegs // Gliss

video upload by LesjaMusic

"Djupviks The Qu proving it can do traditional phaser sounds as well as maniac dirt.L, with the help of Bela Gliss on modulation.

SH-101 reminding me no matter how many VCO/VCF/ADSR combos I buy, it’s still the ultimate monosynth.

Apologies for the sloppy playing - I’m better at programming synths than playing them.

Dirt and colour from Sealegs, Gen Loss, CXM 1978 and OTO Boum."

Friday, March 22, 2024

Tristan Arp meets Gliss

video upload by Bela Platform

"This video is the second in a series in which we get Gliss in the hands of artists we deeply respect. A native of the Detroit suburbs, Tristan Arp has been making explorative electronic music for more than a decade. In this video he explores Control Mode on Gliss as a strumming interface for Mutable Instruments' Rings.

Check out our blog for the full story:"

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Gliss Patch Notes: Record mode synced to a clock

video upload by Bela Platform

"Patch Notes is a new series of instructional videos designed to help you get the most out of Gliss and provide a source of ideas for fueling your own experiments and discoveries. Together we will explore possibilities opened by placing Gliss in the midst of a larger patch rather than directly to its final destination, by mixing signals to combine touch control with traditional modulation sources and connecting to unlikely destinations.

In this first installment, we dive into one of Gliss’s most important modes: Record synced to a clock. See"

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

Barker meets Gliss

video upload by Bela Platform

"This video is the first in a new series in which we get Gliss in the hands of artists we deeply respect. It is our great pleasure to open this series with Barker, a Berlin-based electronic musician and DJ working on the outer limits of dance music.

Since 2018’s Debiasing, Sam Barker’s influence has helped steer the direction of contemporary electronic music. Despite his being musically active for many years previous, notably in the duo Barker & Baumecker, his recent solo work has managed to shape a zeitgeist offsetting bittersweet longing with hyper-articulated, post-human body movements.

His releases for Ostgut Ton (particularly 2019‘s Utility), and most recently, Smalltown Supersound manage to straddle a line between the high-tensile, pump-action flex afforded by modern rhythmic and timbral programming techniques, with a nigh-on pop-level keenness for lilting, heart-string-tugging chord progressions. It’s this balance, combined with a microbial focus on all things-music composition (from developing solenoid-powered percussion devices to self-playing pianos) that’s made Barker an artist to love for new initiates and production nerds alike.

With Bela’s Gliss, Barker has found a powerful new tool for shaping melodies, chord progressions and timbres in his modular system. In this video he uses a pair of Gliss modules to record gestures that alter the melodic contours of the patch, and offset the root note of the chord, creating one of his signature, soaring progressions with tactile touch control.

Gliss is capable of much more than recording gestures and real-time parameter control. To learn more about its extensive and intuitive capabilities, visit

Listen to Barker:"

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Friday, December 15, 2023

Gliss Video Manual

video upload by Bela Platform

"The Gliss Video Manual covers everything you need to know about your module. Gliss is a 4HP Eurorack module which uses a recordable touch sensor to introduce gestural control into modular systems.


00:00 Introduction
02:01 Hardware

03:19 The Menu
03:45 Mode selection
04:14 Settings selectors
05:03 Voltage ranges
06:57 Global settings

09:20 Control Mode
10:15 Control type
11:09 Latching

13:49 Record Mode
15:07 Loop
16:45 Trigger
18:20 Clock
20:55 Wavetable
23:01 Waveshaper

24:49 Signal Mode
25:14 Scale and offset
26:17 Envelope follower
27:45 Clipping

29:08 Notes Mode
29:29 Keyboard
29:59 Sequencer
31:05 Manual tuning
33:10 Tuning via CV
35:08 Sequencer step settings"

Monday, October 16, 2023 Gliss quick review/demo

video upload by Meska

"here a quick review/demo of gliss from
this is based on Trill the touch sensor they develop.

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 ;)"

Sunday, October 01, 2023

Machina Bristronica 2023

videos uploads by sonicstate

Bristronica 2023: DPW Design - Mix
Bristronica 2023: Bela - GLISS
Bristronica 2023: U-He - Civilisation - Wiretap - Sloopy
Bristronica 2023: Node Audio - Entonal Studio
Bristronica 2023: Enjoy Electronics - The Godfather
Bristronica 2023: Knobula - Pianophonic Sample and Wavetable module
Bristronica 2023: Vaski Embedded - VU and Oscilloscope Modules
Bristronica 2023: Sonocurrent - MT2D Dual Triode Distortion
Bristronica 2023: Kiviak Instruments - Wofi - SK1 Inspired
Bristronica 2023: Per-Sonal - Polynator - play TR8-S and Digitakt in Poly
Bristronica 2023: Georgie Ward Back From Dua Lipa World Tour
Bristronica 2023: Erica Synths - Bullfrog 1st Look
Bristronica 2023: Modular Perfection - Eurorack Cases
Bristronica 2023: Isotonik - Arpex Worlds 1st MPE Arpeggiator on Push 3
Bristronica 2023: Erica Synths - Hexinverter Mindphaser
Bristronica 2023 Bastl - tiny ARP
Bristronica 2023: OXI Instruments - OXI One - Coral
Bristronica 2023: Play All Day - Playfader
Bristronica 2023: Midicake - 4 Way ARP And Some
Bristronica 2023: Archaea - Exchange Motion Controller
Bristronica 2023: TipTop Audio - 1 Cable Art System
Bristronica 2023: UDO - Super Gemini News and Sounds
Bristronica 23: TINRS Brinta - Granular Sampler With a mesmerising display

Monday, February 06, 2023

GLISS / 4MS ENSEMBLE OSCILLATOR / COSMIX PRO / eurorack generative jam

video upload by BRiES

"I started off this patch with some chords coming from the 4MS EnsOsc. Everything is sequenced and clocked by a couple of looping envelopes from Maths. I added a random (in scale) bassline, an arp (sequenced with Moskwa 2) and some vocal sounds (processed through an ADDAC 601). I'm using Orbit 3 and Filter 8 for modulation. Step 8, Soundforce DUAL LFO and Mimetic Digitalis are used for additional randomness. Herzlich Labs OMEN is 'pinging' LFOs used to modulate the sound of the chords. I used a lot of filters to shape the sounds so they don't clash too much. Cosmix Pro is handling most of the mix and I'm using the CV inputs on the stereo channels to create some extra stereo movement."

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Gliss Dev Diaries: Physical Models

video upload by Bela Platform

Gliss Dev Diaries

"In this dev diary we look at Gliss controlling Rings by Mutable Instruments. This is not the original Rings but rather a Pure Data implementation running on our Pepper module. We love Mutable Instruments and take great inspiration from their open source ethos, design philosophy and incredible synthesiser modules. We will miss them!

Gliss is the perfect counterpart for complex synthesis models as you have two dimensions of highly sensitive and high resolution control literally under your fingertips, position and touch size. In the video above we are using touch size to control the Damping and Brightness parameters of the voltage-controlled resonator. The touch position on the other hand is used to control the speed at which the excitation signal is repeated. You'll hear more about Mutable Instruments and Pepper in coming weeks but for now here's a snippet for you to enjoy.

Help bring Gliss into the world and be one of the first to get this module by backing us on Crowd Supply:"

Monday, December 19, 2022

Gliss Dev Diaries: Expressive Keyboard Mode

video upload by Bela Platform

"These videos show the current state of the Gliss firmware and each focus on a specific mode. Please note that we are actively working on the firmware for Gliss with a group of beta testers and everything is subject to change. We welcome any feedback you have.

The expressive keyboard mode transforms the touch strip into 5 pressure sensitive buttons with vibrato. Each button can be tuned to a fixed voltage. When you first touch one of the five buttons you will always be in tune and then it is possible to slide continuously between the fixed notes (performing glissandi) for violin or theremin-like performances. The great thing about this keyboard is that you always know that you'll find the in-tune note when you arrive at the centre of the next button.

The vibrato amount is configurable through the submenu. Also to change the tunings of the individual button you just need to go to the submenu, select the button you want to change the tuning of, and then press and drag to retune.

Help bring Gliss into the world and be one of the first to get this module by backing us on Crowd Supply:"

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Gliss Modular Touch Control Overview Videos

video uploads by Bela Platform

"These videos show the current state of the Gliss firmware and each focus on a specific mode. Please note that we are actively working on the firmware for Gliss with a group of beta testers and everything is subject to change. We welcome any feedback you have.

Help bring Gliss into the world and be one of the first to get this module by backing us on Crowd Supply:"

Gliss Dev Diaries: Scale-Meter Mode
Gliss Dev Diaries: Mode Selection and Direct Control
Gliss Dev Diaries: Record and Waveshape Mode
Gliss: Modular Synth Touch Control

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Gliss: Modular Synth Touch Control

video upload by

Find us on Crowd Supply:"

"Gliss is an elegant and intuitive synthesizer module for touch control. This Eurorack module lets you draw waveforms directly into your system so you can add a human touch to your control signals. It also can act as a signal visualizer, slider, or expressive capacitive keyboard. Gliss is small but powerful (4HP), and allows you to control your signals through high-precision touch sensing. See how waves behave with descriptive and immediate visual output via LEDs mounted behind the touchplate.

Modular synth systems are complex musical instruments, and parameter control is usually through buttons, knobs and sliders. These beloved interfaces are great for precise and accurate control but are not the most performative, and can feel one step removed from the actual control signals. Gliss introduces a kind of touch control which is intuitively and immediately connected to the output signals: you can literally draw the shape of your signals directly into your system.

Powered by the technology behind the Trill capacitive touch sensors from Bela, Gliss has high-resolution position and pressure sensing which is used in combination with a Cortex-M4F microcontroller to create complex behaviors like drawing in waveforms and looping them, with captivating visual feedback from the embedded LEDs. Gliss gives you control over the signals in your modular synthesizer in a way that’s inherently musical.

Control your modules directly, with touch position and pressure sent out as control voltages
Record in gestures, up to 1 minute
Loop the recorded gestures to create LFOs with custom waveforms
Trigger the recorded gesture for custom envelopes, use the button or an external trigger
Play on a 5 button expressive keyboard
Scale and offset all CV outputs to get the perfect range for your other modules
Visualize and process CV and audio signals in your system

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