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what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by solipsvs » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:13 pm

i know this is down to context and how you use them and in what combination and orchestration and arrangement etc but what module yields the most exotic potential unpatched or self patched? and maybe even with minimal patching, and what patch makes your module sound otherworldly, bizarre or exotic? these terms are relative i know, what im interested in is your opinion.

mine would be qubit scanned or maybe bassimilus iteritas alter or maybe orgone accumulator. i have not tried any of the synthesis technology stuff yet.

if you please, add a video example.

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Post by electricanada » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:25 pm

My Pittsburgh Generator thinks you’re a tad vanilla.
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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by scragz » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:39 pm

Ataraxic Iteritas sounds like an Atari 2600 falling down a flight of stairs. It's pretty cool in motion with some subtle modulation but the waveforms start breaking up if you try to do any kind of bass.

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Post by brandonlogic » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:42 pm

Right now, probably benjolin.
I have an xaoc odessa on the way, that might take it.




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Post by starthief » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:00 pm

Previously, Synchrodyne and/or its expander.

Currently... maybe Rings, if used with evil enough intent. :twisted:

But more likely, A-196 PLL. In theory, it has a particular job to do; in practice, the ways in which it fails at that job are often surprising and fun and are one of the major reasons to use it in the first place.
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Post by brandonlogic » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:08 pm

A-196 Yes! Forgot about that one!

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Post by NeolithicElectrophones » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:22 pm

NLC Plague of Demons. Like getting in a fistfight with gibbons from Saturn. Truly a deep and lovely TZFM VCO.

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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by Pighood » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:29 pm

electricanada wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:25 pm
My Pittsburgh Generator thinks you’re a tad vanilla.
My Double Helix = your Generator plus its cuzzin’n em :eek:
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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by lisa » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:32 pm

For the xth time: Synthrotek DIRT Filter.

Remorseless modular beat; a bit discordant but melodic too. 🦊🦂


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Post by drewfx1 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:21 am

Elby CGS757 Bi-N-Tic.

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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by DeltaTucanae » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:30 am

Klangbau Röhren VCA, the tone switch and feedback gives lots of amazing tones.

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Post by mattdennewitz » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:40 am

telharmonic! i have no idea what's going to happen from turn to turn, and i love it.
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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by DonKartofflo » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:50 am

Whenever i patch weird external feedback loops with rings it goes from „happy pling plong :3“ to „RAAAaaAabzbzbznnnNnGhhoowwwwwwwfffffuuaarrRrGh“ in impressively short time.
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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by hippasus » Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:13 am

Serge wave multipliers, self patched (in feedback configuration) is an incredible analogue animal.

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Post by DSC » Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:31 am

The Waverazor tops my list!

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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by bibleblack » Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:10 am

For me its either the benjoLin or the folktek matter

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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by kay_k » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:55 am

Definitely Schlappi's Interstellar Radio



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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by 2Disk » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:05 am

Great topic, I really like that everyone has a different, not so obvious answer.

Mine is a bit vanilla maybe, not enough Eurorack years to be more original I'm afraid: Loquelic Iteritas. I bought it because I wanted something that sounds crazy and different from the "classic" VCO, was not disappointed one bit.


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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by Arneb » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:27 am

Erbe-Verb.

Turns out that, when you turn the Decay knob past 2 o'clock, it stops being a reverb and becomes a dark ambient sound wall generator.

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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by bemushroomed » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:38 am

Interstellar Radio or Raw Drum.

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Post by Richard deHove » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:56 am

I do like Eric Schlappi's Interstellar Radio, but it's his Angle Grinder that I find most inspiring. Whatever else is happening in your system you can route it through the Angle Grinder and discover something totally different

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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by He_lium » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:27 am

For sure Benjolin and certainly also MN Wiard Wogglebug

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Post by Daisuk » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:41 am

Tete and Tetrapad right now - really cool for improvising super weird sequences of modulation for any other modules. 1010 FXbox can also get quite wild.

Sound source? I still love Loquelic Iteritas to bits - it's ace.

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Re: what is the most exotic/bizarre sounding module you own

Post by starthief » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:22 am

DonKartofflo wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:50 am
Whenever i patch weird external feedback loops with rings it goes from „happy pling plong :3“ to „RAAAaaAabzbzbznnnNnGhhoowwwwwwwfffffuuaarrRrGh“ in impressively short time.
Mine is more like „RAAAaaAabzbzbzbznnNnnghhoooowwwwwfffffuuaairrRrGh“ but maybe that's the difference in random seed between different modules :mrgreen:
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