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Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by Back Down the Path » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:10 am

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A DUAL MULTIMODE FILTER…

A CV-controlled overdrive circuit capable of wavefolding.

A clean 12dB/octave multimode filter self-oscillating cleanly across the audio range.

Times two. And this could have stopped here.

FOR ALL THE IN-BETWEENS…

What sets Blades apart is that options commonly presented as multiple choices (low-pass or high-pass? serial or parallel?) are presented here as a continuum, ready to be explored at the twist of a knob or with a CV.

The filter response is continuously variable between low-pass, band-pass and high-pass, and delivers intermediate shelving responses, for more nuanced spectral coloring.

A dual crossfader circuit allows the routing between the two filters to smoothly vary from single to parallel to series.

AND MORE…

Originally thought as a complex filter, Blades turns out to be capable of much more:

A dual distortion with spectral color control?
An oscillator mixer with crossfading, wavefolding, and enough filtering to clean up the mess?
A voice, using one filter as an oscillator, then distorting, folding it and filtering it with the second filter?
A complex oscillator capable of FM, PM and AM?

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by Back Down the Path » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:11 am

Just popped up on the MI Twitter!

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by Mikeyg3k » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:19 am

Whoa this looks interesting !!!!

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by timc3 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:19 am

Really liking the sound of that.

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by maudibe » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:45 am

:goo: :hihi: Darn .... just when I had the rack finished. :hihi: :goo:

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by eatmykids » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:48 am

nice and was going to get a second ripples think i'll put that off

(also not to derail this thread check the fourth picture on mi web site what's that above blades? with stereo outs?)

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by Back Down the Path » Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:51 am

eatmykids wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:48 am
nice and was going to get a second ripples think i'll put that off

(also not to derail this thread check the fourth picture on mi web site what's that above blades? with stereo outs?)
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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by Electro Something » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:12 am

Crap, my Morgasmatron just arrived on Monday. Might have to exchange it for this beauty.

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by atrostor » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:17 am

Damn, you're right. It's got Density and Freeze inputs.

The filter looks amazing as well. I love how it's feature-packed yet the interface is so streamlined.
Back Down the Path wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:51 am
eatmykids wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:48 am
nice and was going to get a second ripples think i'll put that off

(also not to derail this thread check the fourth picture on mi web site what's that above blades? with stereo outs?)
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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by mosorensen » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:22 am

The description says "There is no mention of stereo on this page, ykinmkbykiok."

Can anybody decipher "ykinmkbykiok"?

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by dooj88 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:24 am

what a lovely surprise! looks like tons to explore here. and also, not to derail, but i see what you're talking about. i'll add it to the other thread and save mods some work.

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Post by Zymos » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:25 am

Where on their site are you seeing a picture of the “new Clouds”?
maybe you’d like to buy some nice used modules? Free cables with purchase!!

viewtopic.php?f=74&t=235367&p=3313562&h ... s#p3313562

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by nihile_tropes » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:27 am

Zymos wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:25 am
Where on their site are you seeing a picture of the “new Clouds”?
The fourth picture of Blades where it's being patched inside a case, look at the module above.

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Post by dooj88 » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:28 am

Zymos wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:25 am
Where on their site are you seeing a picture of the “new Clouds”?
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=232894&p=3408399#p3408399

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by Zymos » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:28 am

Ahh, thanks.
maybe you’d like to buy some nice used modules? Free cables with purchase!!

viewtopic.php?f=74&t=235367&p=3313562&h ... s#p3313562

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by j616s » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:32 am

Back Down the Path wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:51 am
eatmykids wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:48 am
nice and was going to get a second ripples think i'll put that off

(also not to derail this thread check the fourth picture on mi web site what's that above blades? with stereo outs?)
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Don't think so. Doesn't have the coloured labels on the jacks that clouds has.

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by steviet » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:34 am

Damn, this module looks beauty. And I didn't even see the possible clouds sneak peek... it's so thin and cute! Wonder what it's going to be. OH BOY. Gonna have set aside some rupees.
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Post by jwm » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:35 am

mosorensen wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:22 am
The description says "There is no mention of stereo on this page, ykinmkbykiok."

Can anybody decipher "ykinmkbykiok"?
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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by tdallas » Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:38 am

j616s wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:32 am
Don't think so. Doesn't have the coloured labels on the jacks that clouds has.
(OffTopic) ... Maybe that’s because the new one doesn‘t need colored labels anymore ;-)

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by apcuddling » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:00 am

Nice!
#ykinmkbykiok

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Post by bobbylandry » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:02 am

Ordered like always before even watching the DivKid video. I'm one of those MI fans.

I had been looking into dual filters and never liked any enough to finally buy one but I guess it's good I waited. Or equally likely is I'll enjoy this one enough that I go overboard and decide I need every other dual filter ever made.

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Post by starthief » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:04 am

Flipping sweet! Just ordered one from Detroit Modular.

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by tdallas » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:12 am

Why is the MI pricing so tempting ... Schneiders is listing it with 299,- Euro. Does anybody need two Ripples :waah: ?

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Post by Back Down the Path » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:14 am

I ordered as well.

Going to be putting up a post about modules for sale because it's getting ridiculous.

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Re: Mutable Instruments Blades

Post by Orange » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:38 am

:sb: Exciting!

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