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The Insolventunclesam is a synth about printing money, by Gijs Gieskes

Enigmatic Dutch synth inventor Gijs Gieskes has a musical instrumental response to the strangeness of late capitalism – and it’s oddly poetic. And patchable. It’s a synth about finance. There’s a millennial, lost in an electronic forest – with a gender encoder you can use to set their gender. (Needs a “f*** your gender” panic […] The... go to Article >

Top music gear news from Superbooth 2021 – the CDM monster guide

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The music nerd cultural happening - modular pilgrimage is back, and with it... way too much gear to wrap your head around. Here are the not-to-miss picks and of course the exhaustive CDM monster guide. The post Top music gear news from Superbooth... read more

Afrorack is back with cheap DIY modules, from African percussion to MS-20 filters

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Afrorack continues to make richly textured polyrhythmic music and share secrets for cheaply producing powerful modular instruments with open tools. Here are some tantalizing updates from Uganda. The post Afrorack is back with cheap DIY modules,... read more

Into the woods: impressions of Superbooth’s weird wonders in Berlin

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Superbooth, the event that was born in a single corner of a trade show fair and grew to a cultural happening, made its return after over two years' hiatus. The post Into the woods: impressions of Superbooth’s weird wonders in Berlin appeared... read more

Movements to music, as Instruments of Things goes live on Kickstarter with sensor system

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Next-generation wireless and motion-sensing technologies - they're in your smartphone already, but they're finally coming in usable form to your music rig. And that means new possibilities for using movement as an input. The post Movements to... read more

Spices by WireMechanics is an elegant analog harmonic saturation module

5 Days ago Music Source: Cdm.link

Every so often, a module comes along that just gets straight to the point in a way that hits you instantly. So there's reason to be excited about WireMechanics' new Spices saturation module. The post Spices by WireMechanics is an elegant analog... read more

Total destruction: watch and hear this violent Erica PĒRKONS drum demo

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We've gotten our hands and ears on Erica Synths' new drum machine. And it's every bit as brutal and dirty as expected. Our friends at Motobor Instruments do it properly. The post Total destruction: watch and hear this violent Erica PĒRKONS drum... read more

Erica Synths’ PĒRKONS, a deep 4-voice drum+synth box, ‘thunder’ in Latvian

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Erica is offering up a 4-voice synth and percussion architecture with a detailed sequencer in a single box. So yeah, this week is about a lot of new modules - but PĒRKONS shows again how those ideas can be integrated into a single desktop design,... read more

VCV Rack 2 teaser gives us reasons to be excited about Rack again

7 Days ago Music Source: Cdm.link

After a long silence, VCV reveals some of what's coming in VCV Rack 2, the new edition of the free and open source platform. Thought you were just waiting on a VST plug-in? Think again: check out "dark room" mode and some significant usability... read more

VCV Rack adds Drums right now – analog-modeled modular drum machine for $30

7 Days ago Music Source: Cdm.link

While we're waiting on VCV Rack 2, Drums is available right now. And not only does it give you a full range of dedicated analog-modeled drum modules, but it's got DSP from our friends at Vult. The post VCV Rack adds Drums right now –... read more

Moog Sound Studio is now a triple-decker combo of semi-modular analog for $1999

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Moog now offers a single package of their tri-colored Neopolitan, their Cornetto trilogy of analog synthesis, in a three-tiered stack. It's Moog Sound Studio, now in 60HP stacked form. And it sure looks pretty playing the part. The post Moog... read more

Moog now has a line of playing cards for making patches, plus a music EP

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The answer to the question "what if Oblique Strategies, a synthesizer patch sheet, and Magic: The Gathering had a love child?" -- revealed. The post Moog now has a line of playing cards for making patches, plus a music EP appeared first on CDM... read more