Month: January 2015

Namm 15: Koma Elektronik

Koma shoots the bird off – annoucing their new monster at high noon on thursday, the Komplex Sequencer. 16-steps and that 4 times, that allow and invite the user to use one or more of the sequencers to sequence the other one. It should come out this Spring, more detailed info you ll find here. And last but not least the Poltergeist, a quadrophonic mixer – presented at namm with a big helikopter helmet 4 speakersoundsystem – you guys want to fly over the...

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NAMM 15: Synthrotek

Herr Schulz met Synthrotek’s own Mad Hatter, Mr. Steve Harmon who expands his Euro range by a couple of rather classic synth modules in cooperation with George Mattson. So far they’re not finished so it might take a bit untill they will be on the market. Furthermore Synthrotek’s about to release a noise drone box soon, the Nandamonium. Square wave NAND chaos going on here probably (haven’t heard...

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Namm 15: Vermona

Erlbach is not Disneyland – Vermona / HDB showing up with excellent quality products and german friendlyness ( no, the last thing isn’t ironic ) and presenting a beautiful nutwood case in 8hu size in total, including 2x 1hu rows for new prototyps of small buffered multiples and other upcoming utilities – further they had a lovely sounding monophon analog synth keyoard in their basket – the `14 which has 2 vco`s with subosc per vco – great filter -velocity on pitch bend and yes it will be limited from scratch. Since they come up with eurorack modules, new stuff is allready in the line of production and hopefully the new twin-cusion  drum-percussion module will show up very soon. Enjoy...

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NAMM 15: QuBit Electronics

    Andrew Ikenberry and his team from QuBit Electronics came up with several new modules, some of which are to hit the streets in a few weeks (in case of the NanoRand) or later this year. Chord module is in planning stage, we’ll see when it ‘ll be ready. NanoRand features plenty of functions in just 4HP: clock source, s&H, noise generator and random in four different flavours (=algorithms). Tri-Ger is a a triple manual gate generator with a recording function; squeezing the recording in a bar long sequence which generates a clock that’s tempo is depending on bar length and which can be divided. Tap tempo, quantizing and CV control is aboard as well. Besides that they have a tiny 2HP AD envelope which can be an oscillator or noise. Finally, Chord is a sound generator based on a number of triad intervals, with separate outs per...

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NAMM 15: Audio Damage

   One of the many manufacturers at WMD’s booth were US-american maker Audio Damage which are known for software but have been making modules since 2013. Their brand new ADM 07 Mad Hatter which is being released now is a digital shift register-like noise source with a filter and crossfading between the noise and an external audio. Great for creating metal noise, hihats and other drum...

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