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by pixelmechanic
Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Second SQ-1 - why do I feel slightly embarrassed?
Replies: 48
Views: 1269

Re: Second SQ-1 - why do I feel slightly embarrassed?

I've got two, they're really playable, tons of fun features, slide etc. and versatile for the price. They also act as great expanders for some of the other things I have (e.g. adding an offset to Dark Time or Doepfer Quantiser). I tend to turn them on more than the DT and waaaay more than my BSP. Ho...
by pixelmechanic
Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: blippoo box
Replies: 314
Views: 41188

Re: blippoo box

The diagram shows many things going to RES. Using two benjolin v2s and a Epoch v1, and a v2 Twin Peaks the RES does not seem to have any significant contribution to the sound. 1v/oct on the other hand does put it in similar territory. My understanding is that Res on a Blippoo is actually the CV for...
by pixelmechanic
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Orca + Modular
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: Orca + Modular

Pretty sure Radek Rudnicki (Koshi on here) is using Orca with his Buchla

by pixelmechanic
Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:10 am
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Gear you own multiples of.
Replies: 73
Views: 1840

Re: Gear you own multiples of.

Lot of great responses here, curious if those who have multiple 303 style boxes actually use them simultaneously. Seems like a narrow range of sounds and it could be difficult to get them sitting in the mix together. Do you do a polyphonic thing or is this about the workflow? Perhaps separate effec...
by pixelmechanic
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: What is the critical mass of a synthesizer?
Replies: 89
Views: 6275

Re: What is the critical mass of a synthesizer?

The tipping point for me is often found when I end up with (for me) too much stuff and I purge it back to a small 'core' set of modules. Over time I've aquired new things and I've repeatedly thinned out my system (instrument?) with some key modules staying constant. My rule for 'aquiring things' is ...
by pixelmechanic
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Gear you own multiples of.
Replies: 73
Views: 1840

Re: Gear you own multiples of.

I've got two Nord MicroModulars and a G1 Keyboard!

I almost never turn the G1 Keys on but the MMs see quite a lot of use.

Other doubles:

2 x SQ1
2 x Faderfox LV1
2 x JamMan Express XT
by pixelmechanic
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: Synthesis Techniques
Topic: Book recommendations on synthesis techniques / sound design
Replies: 26
Views: 912

Re: Book recommendations on synthesis techniques / sound design

The Nord Modular Book by JJ Clark is great: While the examples are illustrated using modules available in the Nord G1, they're a solid foundation on a range of approaches to synthesis. Available as web pages and PDF https://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~clark/nordmodularbook/nm_book_toc.html http://www.cim.mcg...
by pixelmechanic
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Synthesis Techniques
Topic: VCV Rack patches
Replies: 4
Views: 231

Re: VCV Rack patches

There's a big thread for VCV here: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=186899
by pixelmechanic
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: Best new music 2020
Replies: 29
Views: 1287

Re: Best new music 2020

Fancyyyyy and SuperPang have been amazing in 2020. Marcin Pietruszewski, Phil Julian and Elías Merino being my standout releases on SP and Marcin Pietruszewski and Phil Julian both rocking it in Fancyyyyyy as well. Great to see Marcin mentioned here. I think there'll be even more amazing stuff to c...
by pixelmechanic
Sat Dec 26, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: Best new music 2020
Replies: 29
Views: 1287

Re: Best new music 2020

Halfway through the year the netlabel Superpang focusing on mostly experimental/extreme electronic and computer music appeared, with at least weekly releases since then... some really strong (noisy) stuff! https://superpang.bandcamp.com/ My particular favourite though was Carrier Dynamics by Phil Ju...
by pixelmechanic
Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: Music Software
Topic: Max 8 and Mira Controlling Morphagene
Replies: 1
Views: 177

Re: Max 8 and Mira Controlling Morphagene

Thanks for that, I've just picked up an ES-8 to try to bring my two worlds of Max and Modular together again (I previously had an ES3/6 Combo, but didn't use them too much). You've perhaps found this out by now, but tolerances in ES outputs generally mean that if you were to use a different output y...
by pixelmechanic
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: What new booty did you buy?
Replies: 7812
Views: 658067

Re: What new booty did you buy?

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£15 in one of my local cancer care charity shops!!
by pixelmechanic
Fri Dec 04, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Synth Noise
Topic: Noise or Drone Books
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Re: Noise or Drone Books

Noise in and as Music - https://unipress.hud.ac.uk/plugins/books/5/

Available as a free download and physical by following the link (bit pricey though as it's a small press)
by pixelmechanic
Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Doepfer 106-5 or 106-6 or??
Replies: 11
Views: 362

Re: Doepfer 106-5 or 106-6 or??

I love my 106-5... so much character for so little cash!
by pixelmechanic
Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Doepfer A100P6 suitcase - removing black bars?
Replies: 22
Views: 5346

Re: Doepfer A100P6 suitcase - removing black bars?

no one seems to have mentioned these https://www.addacsystem.com/en/products/addac-accessories/addac0016 I've got some of those, from quite soon after they first announced them. Perhaps the quality has improved since, but the threading on them (for screwing in modules) is really quite bad on the on...
by pixelmechanic
Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Doepfer A100P6 suitcase - removing black bars?
Replies: 22
Views: 5346

Re: Doepfer A100P6 suitcase - removing black bars?

no one seems to have mentioned these https://www.addacsystem.com/en/products/addac-accessories/addac0016 I've got some of those, from quite soon after they first announced them. Perhaps the quality has improved since, but the threading on them (for screwing in modules) is really quite bad on the on...
by pixelmechanic
Sat Nov 07, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Benjolin love
Replies: 164
Views: 13716

Re: Benjolin love

^ 2 Benjolins are not overflow, see Derek Holzer's Butterfly Benjolins:

http://macumbista.net/?page_id=4956
by pixelmechanic
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Benjolin love
Replies: 164
Views: 13716

Re: Benjolin love

I've always got space for another rungler!!

by pixelmechanic
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:29 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: LFOs, Envelopes - why no attenuation included?
Replies: 23
Views: 927

Re: LFOs, Envelopes - why no attenuation included?

You may use your modulation sources differently to me, but I use mine as one-to-many (one source, many destinations) and so it suits me to be able to apply different amounts/inversions in different ways. I do often have a master level that you describe, but the main issue in Euro (for example) is th...
by pixelmechanic
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: I want to buy your album...
Replies: 358
Views: 39995

Re: I want to buy your album...

A live recording of a performance from last year featuring Serge, Nord MicroModulars and Blippoo plus timestretched orchestral samples and granular synthesis

https://pixelmechanics.bandcamp.com/
by pixelmechanic
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Synthesis Techniques
Topic: Has anyone done a deep dive into pulsar synthesis?
Replies: 45
Views: 4714

Re: Has anyone done a deep dive into pulsar synthesis?

Heads up for people into Pulsar Synthesis that Marcin Pietruszewski's first solo CD will be released soon



CD comes complete with a 30 page booklet by Curtis Roads!
by pixelmechanic
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: guilty pleasures (or whatever else you want to call them)
Replies: 167
Views: 12300

Re: Re:

One more: Timbaland genius apart from vocal fx [video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEF_-IcnQC4[/video] Only thing to feel guilty about there is reducing Aaliyah to "vocal efx" :hail: :hail: :hail: By vocal fx, I meant Timbaland's wiki wah freakit turntable-imitating (irritating) stuff that he oft...
by pixelmechanic
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: Helena Gough: Mikroklimata - how would you create something like this?
Replies: 21
Views: 864

Re: Helena Gough: Mikroklimata - how would you create something like this?

Hi, I recently discovered this fantastic album, Mikroklimata (E91), by Helena Gough This album is very interesting! For me this music is very inspiring and deep. Could you please share some more records? I know that Taylor Deupree is working in somewhat near genre - but his works are based on acous...
by pixelmechanic
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Patching DJ Scratch sounds?
Replies: 60
Views: 1612

Re: Patching DJ Scratch sounds?

Simple but effective by Rodrigo Constanzo... skip to 4.30 for some nifty crab action!



Inspired by this I bought a Stokyo Kutter, a passive crossfader, to use with my modular, but haven't had a chance to try it out yet!
by pixelmechanic
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: fancyyyyy Rung Divisions: Rungler and Pulse Divider
Replies: 125
Views: 12993

Re: fancyyyyy Rung Divisions: Rungler and Pulse Divider

bentoncbainbridge wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:08 pm
hi @fancysynthesis, so if we want on the wait list we just email you?

and... I can't find Rung Divisions on modulargrid.net?
Rung Divisions is listed on MG as:

Fancy Synthesis Rung Divisions

With manufacturer as:

Other/unknown

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