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SUPERBOOTH18 NEWS

Møffenzeff Modular

Møffenzeff Modular Ross Fish, creative mind of Møffenzeff Modular, introduced two new instruments to us. First and foremost, there is the Stargazer. - A powerful, sometimes ear-piercing drone generator. The synthesizer features two wavetable oscillators with 90...
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GusGus (+special guest) live concert @SUPERBOOTH18

GusGus at SUPERBOOTH18 – what a special night and special guest! As the final headliner on the last day of SUPERBOOTH18 GusGus played in the K1 and it was a perfect last act for a successful third year of Superbooth! The packed room not only saw a great performance by...
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MFB

MFB Jean Fricke and his dad Manfred present a new drum instrument at Superbooth 2018. - The Tanzbär 2. It features analog as well as digital voices. Besides drum generators, there are three sample players and a FM synthesizer voice. On top of that, there is a...
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CHRT

CHRT The CHRT synthesizer does not just feature a fully analog signal path, but is composed completely of tube stages. Oscillator, drive circuit, filter / resonator and VCA all come equipped with the warm, glowing components. The instrument’s basic character is creamy...
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Doepfer

Doepfer At Superbooth 2018, Dieter Doepfer introduced new "quad" modules made for polyphonic use. The A-190-5 is a new polyphonic MIDI/USB-CV/Gate interface. For each voice a pitch control voltage (1V/octave standard to control VCOs), a gate output (to control...
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Befaco

Befaco Manu from Befaco introduced three new modules: Burst, Kickall & Muxlicer. Burst is a little pingable trigger burst generator -  and can be triggered from any trigger source making them fit to your tempo in a cycling proportion . It also can divide or...
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SOOPERTALKS @SUPERBOOTH18

GusGus (+special guest) live concert @SUPERBOOTH18

GusGus (+special guest) live concert @SUPERBOOTH18

GusGus at SUPERBOOTH18 – what a special night and special guest! As the final headliner on the last day of SUPERBOOTH18 GusGus played in the K1 and it was a perfect last act for a successful third year of Superbooth! The packed room not only saw a great performance by...

Selected Videos

The latest videos

GusGus (+special guest) live concert @SUPERBOOTH18

GusGus at SUPERBOOTH18 – what a special night and special guest! As the final headliner on the last day of SUPERBOOTH18 GusGus played in the K1 and it was a perfect last act for a successful third year of Superbooth! The packed room not only saw a great performance by...

Verbos Electronics – Multi-Delay Processor -> Workshop Video!

Here is the first workshop video from our new room at SchneidersLaden - Schneiders VideoTheke. Please enjoy the video of Mark Verbos presenting his latest development and watch out for more events in this new room. We will announce these here on stromkult.com! This...
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Video: Wowa Cwejman @Schneidersladen with his new Cwejman MBC-3 Multiband-Compressor

As promised, here is the video of the Cwejman Event at Schneidersladen. Wowa Cwejman brought his new Multi-Band-Compressor module with him – the MBC-3. This rare opportunity to meet one of euroracks masterminds has brought some light to the development and design...
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Video: Modular synth workshop with Tobi Neumann and Fadi

In November Tobi Neumann and Fadi turned Schneidersladen showroom into a (private) lesson on how to use a modular synthesizer not only as inspirational or improvisational tool but as an instrument that seamlessly integrates within a professional studio environment and...
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Video: Walker Farrell of Make Noise – Workshop at Schneidersladen

Make Noise workshop in full feature-length! Grab some sweets or a beer and make yourself comfortable to watch the next workshop video from Schneidersladen. Walker Farrell of Make Noise held a workshop on the Shared System, new products and the company in general. This...
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Video: Richard Devine and Surachai – Workshop pt. 2

Richard Devine and Surachai visited the showroom at SchneidersLaden the day after their concert at Berghain. The best thing about it is that they have made a whole workshop out of it. Richard Devine showed his live rig and explained his unmistakable approach of...
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Video: Richard Devine and Surachai – Workshop at Schneidersladen

Richard Devine and Surachai visited the showroom in SchneidersLaden the day after their concert at Berghain. The best thing about it is that they have made a whole workshop out of it. Richard Devine showed his live rig and explained his unmistakable approach to...
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Video of Surgeon Workshop at SchneidersLaden

Herr Schneider is back with something new. During the next weeks there will be different releases of videos about workshops and performances from SUPERBOOTH17 and SchneidersLaden. Especially the workshop videos represent recent developments in the culture of Berlin’s...
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Random Output

Erica Synths

Erica Synths Girts presents his idea of a modular drum computer at Superbooth 2018. - A little spoiler: it is fantastic! In detail, the case shown contains the following new modules: Bass Drum: An extensively equipped, analog Kick module with pitch control, an AD...

Tiptop Audio

Tiptop Audio After an absolutly dope little live set from Konstantin Gervis  who presents „mostly loud and tasty„ the tiptop audio modules – we got an introduction into Tiptops „new hot stuff“. First of all the new beige version of the Z Dsp -  24 Bit VC Digital...

What about…

is our category to give you ideas about products and their uses. It is a series of hopefully inspirational texts that are NOT supposed to be reviews.

What about … Sampleplayer?

Sampleplayer should not to be confused with samplers. The main difference is, sampleplayer can only play back samples that are somehow stored inside the module. Sometimes this storage is an internal memory that is more or less fixed and you have to work with the...
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Haken Continuum – new firmware and new features

The incomparable Haken Continuum Fingerboard is a musical instrument that allows unprecedented realtime performance control. There has been a new firmware released recently: The Version 8.50 release is now available, with many new System Presets and new EaganMatrix...
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What about … colorful mixing?

With analog and modular synthesizers people are often trying to find a kind of vintage sound with a certain expression that might harder to create in a digital environment. Often it is about desired imperfections that that are hard to achieve in our...
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Break free! -> Micro tonality and “other” tunings

Musicians tend to not always comply with the norm and that's a good thing, where else should innovation come from? Who else but the artists in our society should move borders? Nevertheless, most musicians still go through this one door that ties them to a norm they...
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What about … Verzerrer? (distortion / overdrive / fuzz)

What do you expect your modular synthesizer to sound like? Warm, bright and clean, maybe? What about harsh, destructive and aggressive? If that is your goal then a dedicated module for this task should be in your rack. In this post we are talking about some candidates...
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MIXERS: Arrel, Doepfer, Endorphin.es, Frap Tools …

In eurorack it is often overlooked that you can go way beyond simply mixing audio signals, but with the right mixer you can do so much more. Nowadays there is a huge variety of mixing solutions available. The range of mixer products for eurorack goes from simple...
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What about … Multi Effect Modules for Eurorack

Effect units are as common in recording studios and on stages as instruments are. Usually there are specialist units that excel at one specific task and multi effects units that are capable of providing several effects. These units often combine reverb, delay and...
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Modulars and physical modelling

How to bring physical modelling into your synthesizer First of all, what is physical modelling? “Physical modelling synthesis refers to sound synthesis methods in which the waveform of the sound to be generated is computed using a mathematical model, a set of...
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What about… low-pass gates?

The low-pass-gate is a traditional Buchla design that has some mysterious qualities to it. For decades it has mostly been seen in Buchla synthesizers and luckily is no available in various forms, formats and styles. But what is a low-pass-gate? It is an electrical...
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What about … Dual Function Generators

Today we have a look at three modules that can be described as Dual Function Generators - the Make Noise Maths, Befaco Rampage  and the Serge Dual Universal Slope Generator (DUSG) by Random Source. Dual Function Generators follow the same core principal - they can do...
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ABOUT STROMKULT

  • STROMKULT is our platform for updates and news on SCHNEIDERSLADEN and SUPERBOOTH, selected electronic musical instruments and events related to modular synthesizers, sequencers, competent drum machines, analog modular systems, midi tools, controllers, converters and related products of all kinds. You can find all kinds of events related to these topic in our EVENT CALENDAR. Also on this site you will find lots of videos from SUPERBOOTH – the world’s largest trade fair for electronic musical instruments, news about events and workshops at SCHNEIDERSLADEN.
  • Herr Schneider started in 1999 with SCHNEIDERSBUERO as a sales and marketing platform for the smallest manufacturers and inventors of electronic musical instruments. Products were shown online, in our showrooms and at the original SUPERBOOTH – workshops and countless reviews have been featured in magazines all over Europe.
  • These very special instruments and tools are now often available from specialist dealers all over Europe and can be purchased directly from our webshop SCHNEIDERSLADEN worldwide.

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