Tangible Waves AE Modular system gets drums

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The AE Modular system from Tangible Waves aims to provide the modular synthesis experience for everyone regardless of their budget. With the basics of synthesis covered they have turned their attention to some well needed percussion sounds. AE Modular Drums AE Modular is really starting to come into its own. I wasn’t so sure when […]

Boubou: a striking 5 voice analogue Eurorack drum synth

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Quanalog Instruments’ first entry into the Eurorack market is the remarkably named Boubou. It’s filter based, analogue and split into 5 voices to cover all the basics any drum synth would need. Boubou It’s a big chunky module, as wide as it is tall and covered with an initially bewildering array of knobs. The black […]

SubLab: serious sub-bass from Future Audio Workshop

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This is the first new synthesizer from Future Audio Workshop in a long time. It’s called SubLab and is designed to give you “the hardest hitting sub-bass every time”. SubLab This is not a virtual analogue synth for making bass noises. SubLab pulls together a number of digital and analogue processes to craft a bass […]

Superbooth 2019: Rabid Elephant Portal Kick

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A prototype of the Rabid Elephant Portal Kick kick drum designer was looking stunning with its mad blue knobs. Portal Kick The idea was to capture some of the nostalgia of 808 and 909 kick drum sounds while building a sound from scratch. They started with a sine core and then put a click source […]

Future Sound Systems finds a naked groove with the Portland percussion synth

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The perfect accompaniment to their Brunswick naked synthesizer the Portland percussion synth combines all sorts of noise and resonators to produce a cool synthesizer of drums in a stripped down package. Portland I think the idea is that this is a 4-channel drum synthesizer but there’s so much going on that it’s not entirely clear. […]

Prok Drums: Mighty Morphing virtual analog DSP drum module kits

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That’s a bit of a mouthful. Prok Drums are 4 compact and expressive Eurorack percussion modules. There’s a Bassdrum, Share, Hi-Hat and Handclap and they are all DSP based and come in kit form. Prok Drums Built or evolved out of the Music Thing Radio Music module, Prok Drums is virtual analog percussion sounds programmed into […]

TRK-01 Play and other Christmas treats from Native Instruments

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Native Instruments loves a bit of Christmas and you can always count on them to fire out something free and something cool around the holidays. This year it’s a free version of TRK-01, a voucher for content and holiday prize draw. TRK-01 Play TRK-01 is a really funky bassline and kick drum groove box that […]

Tanzbar 2 the hybrid drum computer from MFB is ready to make beats

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We saw this drum machine at Superbooth back in May. Tanzbar 2 contains both analog and digital drum sounds and a sneaky analog bass synthesizer all run by an advanced step sequencer. Tanzbar 2 The hybrid nature came about through a desire to build in more versatility. 7 analog drum sounds make it across from […]

Endorphin.es BLCK_Noir deepest darkest drum synth module released today.

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It was the talk of Superbooth 2018 and accompanied by a fabulously slick and stylised teaser campaign. The annoyingly named BLCK_Noir 7 voice drum module is ready to bring some hybrid sound generation to your rack. BLCK_Noir It’s a great looking 30HP multi-channel drum module for Eurorack. There’s a full analog kit in there with bass […]

Arturia DrumBrute Impact – full and official details

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The wait is over. After a little bit of leaking and messing about Arturia have now officially announced the DrumBrute Impact analogue drum machine. Let’s get into the details. DrumBrute Impact It’s a compact drum machine that delivers the same sort of tone, sequencing and performance capabilities as its big brother, the DrumBrute. This time […]