T-Rex files for bankruptcy: Is this the end of a popular pedal brand?

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In recent years T-Rex has made a name for itself with the Replicator delay pedal, a real tape echo in pedal form. Then there was the Replicator Junior and the attempt to revive the Binson Echorec. Above all, the company has been known for making great boutique effects pedals and pedalboard power supplies. Now news […]

4ms Pods: mini modular cases for holding a Eurorack module or two

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4ms has released some images of the “Coming soon” 4ms Pods. These are compact, portable and very cool Eurorack enclosures with integrated and daisy-chainable power supplies.  4ms Pods These are a fabulous idea. Even after Eurorack has made it to the mainstream of electronic music gear it’s still a bit of a task to get the […]

Eurorack Modular DIY: Could you build your own modules?

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Ever considered building yourself a Eurorack modular synthesizer? Those racks of modules, all flashing lights and sonic potential, do look alluring but Eurorack can be alarmingly expensive. Modular DIY is a healthy industry and many module manufacturers release PCB’s, front panels and complete kits for people to build themselves. Building your own modules from kits is […]

Erebus is reborn as Lil’ Erebus DIY Kit and sells like hot modular cakes

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We all shed a little tear when Dreadbox discontinued the coolest little desktop synth on the planet. But now, by a stroke of complete genius, it’s back and everyone is going to want one. Lil’ Erebus is an awesome little kit that’ll build you a desktop synth into a cardboard box or a modular synth […]

Audiophile Circuits League cooks up a 70’s style System 1 Stereo Synth

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Take a selection of Audiophile Circuits League modules and work them into a very old-school utility looking synthesizer. The ACL System 1 will be introduced at Superbooth 2018 and for some reason it’s important to note that it’s a “Stereo Synth”. ACL System 1 Stereo Synth Their modules definitely have 70’s TV show vibe to […]

MECHANISM: an artisan Eurorack case with on-board tools and utilities

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Eurorack cases can vary enormously. From lovingly sculpted hardwood frames to cardboard DIY, Ikea shelves and purpose-built skiffs. There’s plenty of room for innovation and good design and MTBLSM have channelled a bit of that in their MECHANISM Eurorack case. MECHANISM It’s a single row of 3U Eurorack built from black powder coated aluminium and has […]