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by goiks
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Ambient Build: Module 5
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Ambient Build: Module 5

yeah, overly tiny controls and low-contrast (read: often unreadable) labels are part of frap tools design language unfortunately. i've had a few of their modules and for some of them this was a dealbreaker, since my eyes are 50 years old. but, the function of their modules is sometimes worth the com...
by goiks
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Ambient Build: Module 5
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Ambient Build: Module 5

check out frap tools 321.
by goiks
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Why are people selling Mutable Instruments?
Replies: 119
Views: 8178

Re: Why are people selling Mutable Instruments?

A small percentage of used listings is probably due to people wanting to conserve rack space - people who bought MI-made modules to start and now see a plethora of smaller, cheaper clones. Also, many MI modules may appeal to those just starting out, and as they learn more and see where they want the...
by goiks
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Behringer Go eurorack case
Replies: 176
Views: 19920

smrt, i mean smart.

(achievement unlocked, first comment on the b-word ever)

seriously, if the power doesn't suck this is a home run, and hugely competitive.
by goiks
Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: I ordered the wrong nuts
Replies: 26
Views: 1383

DJMaytag wrote:https://m.grainger.com/mobile/product/G ... CatId=2029

$1.86 for 100, plus shipping or local pickup, if you have a branch near you.
sorry for the brevity, but hex nuts suck.
by goiks
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: New case builder - Gould Case Works
Replies: 7
Views: 1120

Best wishes Rob! I'm thankful that your efforts help my designs continue living in the world, and just wanted to say here that anyone considering working with you shouldn't hesitate, I have high standards. :) In the interest of disclosure, I should probably mention that I receive no compensation fro...
by goiks
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: getting old in front of the modular.
Replies: 126
Views: 12818

love this thread. i'll be 50 next month, and needing reading glasses is a recent thing. i had to deal with caring for an aging/dying parent probably earlier than most, and since i'm not a parent this was the closest thing to being one i'll experience in life, so i grew up quite a bit in my 40s. as f...
by goiks
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: The Harvestman
Topic: Hertz Donuts: mk1 vs mk2 vs mk3 by Robotopsy
Replies: 11
Views: 1529

post of the month/decade.
by goiks
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Custom cases made in America?
Replies: 19
Views: 1440

It's an honor that the OP and others appreciate my designs. My participation in this community has always primarily been as a member and enthusiast, and the most rewarding thing about making cabinets for just about the last decade has been the relationships. Everyone is entitled to their opinion but...
by goiks
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: 6000hp install/case solid oak. Added pictures full up
Replies: 49
Views: 2937

Plus a chap could keep a lotta snacks in them cabinets the lower cabinets have been specifically designed for the cheetos standard package size/hp, hence the 150hp width. :hihi: (in response to your earlier comment, some rails come in 300 hp lengths, so 150hp cabinets are an efficient way to use th...
by goiks
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Intellijel Tetrapad
Replies: 884
Views: 95813

what is the tete module's depth?
by goiks
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: ACL Sinfonion
Replies: 1146
Views: 114212

can anyone tell me how deep the module is? i couldn't find it in modular grid, the acl website, or the manual.

edit: found it at retailer websites, 25mm.
by goiks
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Music Tech DIY
Topic: erthenvar closed? where to buy 6U brackets?
Replies: 14
Views: 1149

you could do that. or you could get a couple from me. cases at goike dot com.
by goiks
Fri May 24, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Mechanized Objects
Replies: 37
Views: 4294

as we used to say back in the day, :sb:
by goiks
Thu May 16, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: empress'ive! Most empress'ive!
Replies: 31
Views: 2087

nice work (as usual), and nice church! i dream of doing something similar after retiring from my day job in a few years, except i might like to live in it too.
by goiks
Thu May 09, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: Top ten most wanted in 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 4604

Sinfonion
Natural Gate
Intellijel Quadrax and Tetrapad expander
Space Case TE-2
Cwejman SM-1
Cwejman DFA-2
Euclidean Circles 2
by goiks
Wed May 08, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Arturia has exceptionally cheesy videos
Replies: 27
Views: 1923

is the advertising not commensurate with the product?

(rhetorical, didn't need to watch)
by goiks
Wed May 01, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Announcements - Please read!
Topic: Mike has passed away.
Replies: 915
Views: 107452

thanks for sharing that w/the screen grabs from FB and stuff. so nice. those kinds of stories are quintessential MW stuff. :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: all around. this place has been an inextricable part of my personal growth and the human connection i have experienced here through the years is an inde...
by goiks
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Announcements - Please read!
Topic: Mike has passed away.
Replies: 915
Views: 107452

i'm grateful that i let mike know he was loved and appreciated while he was alive by making this cabinet for him for the cost of materials, and then arranging a relay race from california to montreal without using common carriers. i'm so glad he even said so in his comments, at the time it was just ...
by goiks
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Announcements - Please read!
Topic: Mike has passed away.
Replies: 915
Views: 107452

i'm still in the denial phase, but wanted to say thanks to sandy for sharing.
by goiks
Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Music Tech DIY
Topic: Cutting rails for a custom case?
Replies: 14
Views: 1193

a chop saw with an old blade will work fine too (take the steel strips out and cut with decent sized linesman's pliers). be sure to clamp the workpiece down. you'd need to tap the z-rails. if you use vector rails you won't need to tap, a #10 screw will self-thread into the end of the t-track. pulp l...
by goiks
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: Mark Hollis-Talk Talk-RIP
Replies: 30
Views: 2871

i'm sorry for your recent loss, wracked. i know the solace that this music can bring.

laughing stock is my favorite album of all time, i've shared it with many people, may mark live on through his brilliant work.
by goiks
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: ratcheter? Bursts? noob question
Replies: 27
Views: 2157

rosten wrote:can you give me a hint about how you'd achieve this with marbles and maths?
one way is cv into bias toward the trigger you want to burst, cv into rate and jitter to taste.
by goiks
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: annoyance at most tape loop music
Replies: 82
Views: 10181

well said, but that includes not just the tape crowd but alot of synth and modular youtuber/instagramer in general. it's a fashion statement and sadly the music gets reduced to a boring soundtrack of this materialistic and often narcissistic endeavor. it's not enough to make music, you have to film...

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