Softube Modular gets slapped and excited with Mutable Instruments Rings

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Softube Modular continues its campaign of authenticity in its software Eurorack environment by acquiring another official Mutable Instruments module. Mutable Instruments Rings is a popular physical modelling Eurorack module that’s helped define the sound of Eurorack over the past 3 years. Rings for Softube Rings is all about modelling materials that are then excited in […]

Alpha Forever: a grey environment of deep modular sound design

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Alpha Forever is the unexpected modular sound design environment from Hungarian brothers Gábor Gyutai and Balázs Gyutai. They called it “Alpha Forever” to reflect their confidence in ever getting it to beta, let alone a release quality version. But here we are and the reality of this strange, grey environment could be something very interesting indeed. […]

PA3 Derailer: metal bars and springs colide in physical modelling virtual synth

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Derailer builds a physical modelling synthesizer through a combination of metal bars and springs. The metal bars can be struck or bowed and connected to other bars via non-linear springs. As the bars are played the springs cause sympathetic resonance in other connected bars. The result is haunting, expansive and has this sense of danger […]

This is Not Rocket Science (TINRS) throws a Wobbler

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If you are finding your LFOs to be a bit on the basic or intermediary side then how about an “Advanced LFO” from Dutch modular makers This is Not Rocket Science (TINRS). Wobbler, they say, will add some badly needed controlled chaos to your sound. Wobbler This is an LFO with 5 wave shapes. There’s […]