Jupiter III J3DX analog space synth incoming from Chamber of Sounds

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Handbuilt in the USA the Jupiter III J3DX is the 10th-anniversary edition of this mad little space born mini synth from Chamber of Sounds. Jupiter III J3DX Loving the design, the orange, the planet, the swirling wave around whatever it is that big knob does. It’s exciting and playful just to look at. But it’s […]

Walrus Audio Slö Multi Texture Reverb puts inspiring, ethereal sounds on tap

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Walrus Audio has just unveiled its new Slö Multi Texture Reverb pedal. Judging by the early demo sounds, this thing has some beautiful ethereal sounds available, with both octave and modulation textures. Slö Multi Texture Reverb The Slö Multi Texture Reverb has three algorithms onboard, harbouring some fantastic sounds. Dark adds in a blendable lower octave […]

fourMative CONTOURS: four single phase envelopes with complex combinations

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Vermona had a competition to come up with the confusing mix of majuscule-minuscule letters that form “fourMative CONTOURS”. It’s just a thing us peDanTic music technology journos have to deal with. However, it does quite cleverly and loudly describe the idea of a 4 channel envelope, which is what this is. And more, because it’s always […]

Let Dr Rhythm bring healing beats to your Eurorack with the DR55 Drum Module

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DSP Synthesizers continue their prolific run of Roland percussion based modules with the DR55. Based on the classic Roland/Boss Dr Rhythm and modelled after the original circuitry, apparently, “it sound great” (sic).  DR55 Analog Rhythm Up until now most DSP Synth modules have been sample based. The DR55 is the first to feature analog modelling. They say […]

Noise Engineering gets into 5U modular with Basimilus and Manis Iteritas Magnus

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Noise Engineering are dabbling in all sorts of formats these days. Not content with producing characterful Eurorack modules, they’ve recently virtualised some modules into Propellerhead Reason. Now they’ve stepped into the realm of the bigger, darker world of 5U modular. 5U Modular This is the space in which Moog Modular operates. When you’re familiar with […]

Dreadbox splashes down with Drips V2 Eurorack drum synthesizer

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Out of the modular echelons of Grecian synthesizer technology comes a new and revitalised version of the Drips drum module. In celebration, Dreadbox has released a limited run of grey front panels available to the first 100 customers. But there’s really not very much that’s new about it. Drips V2 It’s an analogue synthesizer in […]

Physical Audio PA1 Dynamic Plate Reverb: Kirchoff plate in action!

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UK plug-in developer Physical Audio has released a very interesting reverb — the PA1 Dynamic Plate Reverb. The effect uses a pure numerical model to recreate the sounds of classic plate reverbs. Taking advantage of physical modelling, the PA1 lets you choose among 6 simulated materials like Gold and Titanium. Decay times vary from 0.3 […]