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 multi-track step sequencer with classic layout. A pattern can be up to 64 steps long. Each track can have a different length. Thus, polyrhythmic results can be easily created.
In detail, the Tanzbär 2 features the following instruments:
- Two kick voices
- Two snares
- Three toms / congas
- Three sample voices
- Two crash variations
- Closed hi-hat
- Open hi-hat
- Clap / Perc 1
- Rim / Perc 2
- Ride / Perc 3
The second generation of the Tanzbär will be available in summer 2018. The price will be 980 Euro (including 19% VAT).
In other news: MFB also shows some new modules at Superbooth 2018. – All circuits will be available soon, the price per product will be less than 100 Euro. In detail, the following modules were announced:
- VCO / DCO – An audio generator with switchable core (analog / digital)
- ADSR – An envelope with voltage controllable parameter and loop function
- Visual VCA – Combines a VCA and an oscilloscope
- 24 dB VCF SSI – A filter, based on the circuit design of Korg’s Monopoly.