What does your Ambient rack look like?

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Post by vssp » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:36 am

Yes, I've listened to it, very drony and experimental ambience!
I'm not sure to have the good modules right now to try something like this, however a lot of fun for the moment with my new modular!

Here after a second one, perhaps a bit more "mainstream" I admit, lol:



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Post by indigoid » Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:27 am

Vaguely this, except with lots of passive mults, and my Temps Utile hasn't arrived yet. I have all the rest, though. The cellF Action Panel is a work of deranged genius, the Voice panel is ace, and Cluster is the beating heart that pumps the signals around. I love it all

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Post by duck1887 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:45 am

js213 wrote:This is what I would consider my ambient rack, though pretty much all of my modular is for that purpose.

Still waiting on the E352 (should be here Wednesday) and the New Pam (pre-ordered at AH; old Pam is in it's place right now)

Reverb and delay duties are handled my Strymon pedals.

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Ooh, yummy! I love those little Tiranas ... I should get another one, or maybe two ...

But I thought the whole point of the Control Forge/Satellite duo was that you only needed one CF. Switching out your second CF for a Satellite should free up some space (for a Kamieniec maybe?). :banana:

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Post by js213 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:22 pm

duck1887 wrote:Ooh, yummy! I love those little Tiranas ... I should get another one, or maybe two ...

But I thought the whole point of the Control Forge/Satellite duo was that you only needed one CF. Switching out your second CF for a Satellite should free up some space (for a Kamieniec maybe?). :banana:
For me, I use the CF to modulate various things, not just the Morpheus. They get used mostly when I want modulation that is more complex or specific than an LFO would do, or modulation that's triggerable. I could have gone with a Satellite, but I got my second CF used for a great price. I also don't want to have to create a function on the CF and then transfer it to a Satellite.

I should probably post the rest of my racks. The bottom two rows are off to the side. I still need to build the top 9u case, but I should have that finished shortly. As you can see, the Kamieniec is close by. :mrgreen:

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Post by Padevil » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:48 am

vssp wrote:Hi everybody, I'm french and just new to Eurorack, here after my current rack:

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I'm also using my Octatrack to sequence and sample both Rings and my Analog Keys. Here after a first jam with it:


It's a mid way between classic composition and experimental possibilities of Eurorack, I think that this dosage is naturally likely to evolve with practice... and modules!

So more to come I hope, cheers

Really cool rack, I have been thinking on something similar but smaller (considering my budget... But basically I want to make rack for slowly evolving and generative drones, I thouhgt of this

But as a noob, I am doubting my lack of vcas here :despair:Image

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Post by poorness » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:33 am

If you pulled Links out, you could replace it with a 2HP VCA and a 2HP Mix. Add and external mult (e.g. Intellijel Hub) and you should be good to go. That would cover most of what Links does plus add a couple VCAs.

http://www.twohp.com/modules/vca
http://www.twohp.com/modules/mix
https://intellijel.com/shop/accessories/hub/
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Post by Mercutio » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:25 am

I made my first live in november 2018 with that... a little overkill as i didn't play with my drums (my second SH MK 2)

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And the sound :

http://soundcloud.com/supercrysalis/sh- ... t-lay-down

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Post by Gyroscope » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:39 am

Padevil wrote:
vssp wrote:Hi everybody, I'm french and just new to Eurorack, here after my current rack:

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I'm also using my Octatrack to sequence and sample both Rings and my Analog Keys. Here after a first jam with it:


It's a mid way between classic composition and experimental possibilities of Eurorack, I think that this dosage is naturally likely to evolve with practice... and modules!

So more to come I hope, cheers
Rainmaker is pretty big if you only have 104 hp. Maybe replace it with smaller effects to have more variety (and add VCAs).


Really cool rack, I have been thinking on something similar but smaller (considering my budget... But basically I want to make rack for slowly evolving and generative drones, I thouhgt of this

But as a noob, I am doubting my lack of vcas here :despair:Image

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Post by Yodhan » Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:42 am

I currently own the bottom three rows, as well as a Microbrute and a slew of guitar pedals for effects. The top row are the next modules I am probably going to get, once I finish building my case and upgrading my power.

I do som sequencing from my computer, as well as most of my clocking.

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Post by ckwjr » Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:25 pm

I've been playing with this for a few weeks. The "Thereneutron." It's hard to play, but can make some nice ambient sounds.

I'ts so hard to play. I need another 2-3 years of practice. Maybe more.

So hard to play.

Did I mention it's hard to play?


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Post by cptnal » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:58 pm

ckwjr wrote:I've been playing with this for a few weeks. The "Thereneutron." It's hard to play, but can make some nice ambient sounds.

I'ts so hard to play. I need another 2-3 years of practice. Maybe more.

So hard to play.

Did I mention it's hard to play?


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How hard is it to play?

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Post by ckwjr » Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:10 pm

It reminds me of my first year of cello lessons. Always in an angry fight with the instrument, with the arms never not in an uncomfortable position, and every movement feels wrong. It's a blast!

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Post by Rost + Licht » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:19 pm

Hey, I'm building my first Rack and am interested in ambience and abstract sounds. (as an openness towards sound design).

Im mainly interested in capturing and recording alot of Athmospheres and different sounds that I then later Sequence and Process ITB. Basically I want to overcome my writers block and record as much as possible in sessions. Raw material for later use.

Should i want to add is some kind of imedeate playabillity like Pressure Points or the Planar? Are the modulations through the LFO, Maths, Wobblebug satisfying to start with?

Exchange a sound source? (telharmonic, Iteritas maybe) and a filter.

I would sync the whole Setup with Midi through Max for Live devices and a Cirklon.

Every viewpoint is highly appreciated!!

https://cdn.modulargrid.net/img/racks/m ... 842813.jpg


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ambient draft

Post by scomo » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:49 pm

Hey, first post here. I'm trying to wade into eurorack slowly. I have a (several) rack drafts on modulargrid with one trying to follow Emilie Gillet's suggested approach in this article: https://www.keithmcmillen.com/blog/inte ... struments/

So this is where I'm at. draft rack

What I would like to know is what to cut so that I am left with just three or four modules to get to know, make some interesting sounds, and learn some modular basics.

Apologies if I'm hijacking. It just seemed like a good thread to seek some experienced insight. Thanks for any help!

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Re: ambient draft

Post by scomo » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:29 pm

scomo wrote:Hey, first post here. I'm trying to wade into eurorack slowly. I have a (several) rack drafts on modulargrid with one trying to follow Emilie Gillet's suggested approach in this article: https://www.keithmcmillen.com/blog/inte ... struments/

So this is where I'm at. draft rack

What I would like to know is what to cut so that I am left with just three or four modules to get to know, make some interesting sounds, and learn some modular basics.

Apologies if I'm hijacking. It just seemed like a good thread to seek some experienced insight. Thanks for any help!
I don't know why that draft links to the image it does. The actual draft is:
Rings
Maths
Sisters
Mangrove
Intellijel quad VCA
Mimetic digitalis
Pons asinorum
I also deleted Rosie for 4ms Listen IO and ALM SBG.

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Post by Groundloop » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:12 am

It's been a good read going through this thread. Lot's of variety in modules and implementation. Here's where I'm at right now:

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I've got a 40HP hole in the Mantis case so I've been thinking of a different flavour of VCO like Telharmonic or an E340, as well as a dedicated wave folder like a Chopping Kinky. Also interested in the River Synth Marble. For effects I use a TC Nova Delay and a Hall of Fame reverb.

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Update

Post by modlys » Sat May 11, 2019 5:07 am

Just wanted to update my favorite thread.
There are A lot of new possibilities for ambient sound creation in terms of modules. Compared to a couple of years ago. Thinking dsp effects, chord modules, sampler modules , marbles etc.

Anyway, since my last post I have purchased 2hp arp and mutable plaits.
One module per year...kinda going slow but safe. I still have some space



Highlights:
I am really enjoying the disting as midi og wav playback. I used to have a hard time figuring it out, but now I love it

Plaits is cool and versatile. But the to modes from rings are not what I expected:-/ all the other modes are very useful

I still love my rings in stereo and poly

Maths is awesome.

Opposite of what most people do. I think I’m gonna stick with having the mother 32. Hate the sequencer but love the little keyboard and the patchbay.
Also annoyed by the difference in voltage to other modules. Might get the Pico module for fixing that.

I’m having a surprisingly good time with arp. More than using it for techno style arp. I use it more for getting notes that fit in a scale... simple but fun.

Cheers!

Some videos
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You can find many more performances on my YouTube

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