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offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-05-23 19:45 [#02552620]
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https://www.modulargrid.net/e/racks/view/671720

anyone else got a eurorack modular?


 

offline RussellDust on 2018-05-23 19:55 [#02552621]
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Why do you allow Trump to fuck her so hard? I guess you
kinda like Trump, which is refreshing here I suppose.

What are your views on Putin? I’d love to see what you
could do with him.

I’m not derailing your thread am I? After all this is a
thread about knobs.


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-05-23 20:10 [#02552624]
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Found it on 4chan, actually stopped going there now. Resized
it using photoshop 7.0. It just made me lol out loud. Putin
is the last remaining Christian leader in the world who
hasn't been compromised. He cleaned things up in Syria. He's
smart and so on. In the end I think the Jews will win
against him. I think Judaism is probably the true religion
in the world. But I think Putin will have a place in heaven,
he's a deeply religious man supposedly. I don't believe he
poisoned those two people or crashed the Malaysian aircraft.


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-05-23 20:13 [#02552627]
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Power Consumption: 287 mA +12V | 154 mA -12V | 0 mA 5V |
Depth: 47 mm | Price: €990 | Number of Modules: 11


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-06 20:38 [#02557813]
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I've got a modular grid account, but no modular system. I'd
love to build one, but then again I also value having a car
and the monthly payment is the same. =/


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 20:46 [#02557817]
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i built my own modular for very little using an old test
equipment case and a slab of plexiglass. i think i did the
ASM-1 VCOs, a pair of 'em, a couple VCAs probably off MFOS,
ken stone's CGS clone of the steiner-parker filter, some
other bits, etc. it sounds like this


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-06 20:48 [#02557818]
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LAZY_modular

Here's one I made in my Intellijel fandom using the specs of
the Tiptop Mantis case. I see we're both fans of the Doepfer
Wasp filter. :)


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-06 20:52 [#02557820]
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Cool, I'll check that out after work.

I'm the type who loves the fit and finish of modules from
all the premium brands, even though it's kind of directly
contrary to the DIY spirit of modular synthesis. Also I'm
lazy.

Post a pic of your system!


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 21:01 [#02557825]
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the wasp filter is so OG. i remember people talking about
that like ten years ago


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-06 21:05 [#02557826]
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Yeah, it sounds awesome though. :) These days, all of the
groundbreaking stuff in modular is happening in digital,
anyway. I don't know how many more analog VCF designs we're
going to get or could ever need. But I'm willing to be
pleasantly surprised.


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-08-06 21:06 [#02557828]
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Wait for behringer, they're making cheap eurorack. Should be
good. :-)


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 21:07 [#02557829]
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i'm not sure i have one on hand. i'll look


 

offline DADONCK from here on 2018-08-06 21:13 [#02557831]
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my virtual garden

LAZY_TITLE


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-06 21:14 [#02557832]
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This looks fun. Talk to me about your Phase Locked Loop
module. What are those for?


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 21:14 [#02557834]
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had to plug in my backup drive but found one:

LAZY_TITLE

it's currently modulating dust in a storage locker. :|


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 21:16 [#02557835]
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here is more SDIY porn


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-08-06 21:19 [#02557836]
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If you can solder smd by hand :/
I found a guy in spain who could do it and paid him 600
euros for a bunch of modules
He did one mistake,wrong resistor on the vco pitch, but
later corrected it.


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 21:20 [#02557838]
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blablablah


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-08-06 21:21 [#02557839]
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Nice


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-06 21:22 [#02557840]
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I can't really see anything specific at this angle but it
looks like fun. You should get that mother out and modulate
some some sub bass waves to shake the dust off.


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 21:26 [#02557841]
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found more.

modular guts

modular workbench


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 21:28 [#02557842]
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whops. modular workbench


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-08-06 21:33 [#02557843]
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What year did you make that?


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-06 21:38 [#02557844]
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i started it in 2009; gradually added stuff over the next
year or three. the earlier photo was from 2012 or so, and at
that point it had all the modules it currently has. the
better photos are from early 2014, when i essentially took
it apart and rewired everything to me nicer.

here is a spring reverb driver with a CGS steiner-parker
clone. the toggle switches on front toggle feeding the
system output back into the filter inputs, strange infinite
spring textures. i wrote an article on it too that no
one read


 

online jtalton from Nagoya (Japan) on 2018-08-07 18:54 [#02557993]
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I got to check out the wasp filter

Mymodular


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-07 21:58 [#02558016]
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is the cat tail CV controlled or just reacting to the sound?


 

online jtalton from Nagoya (Japan) on 2018-08-08 14:45 [#02558085]
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I don’t know yet lol、she loves the sound of modular no
doubt. The second a sound comes out she jumps on top of
the.case and looks at me like wtf is going on


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-08-08 15:36 [#02558086]
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Cats love the sound of high pitch ring mod. My mother's cat
went wild for it, probably sounded like a bird's nest to
him.


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-08 17:10 [#02558099]
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I read that. I mean, just now and not in 2014. It was a nice
time-killer at work.

@jtalton: Looks like a pretty killer setup. I often wonder
how long it takes people to build a system of that size. I
could afford to buy a new module a couple times a year, but
the system doesn't get interesting (IMO) until I've got like
at least 8-10 modules, so I just never take the plunge.


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-08-08 17:13 [#02558101]
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Zephyr twin have a look at the korg monologue, they are
really good. 2nd hand for 200 quid these days.


 

online jtalton from Nagoya (Japan) on 2018-08-08 17:23 [#02558102]
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I think i got to that size rig in about 4 or 5 years. I
have actually sold a bunch but i still have a kinda big rig
(4 tta mantis). I am actually thinking about down sizing
some more but some of the gear i just cant let go. It
sounds too good and surprises me to this day. Modular is a
lot of fun but not sure how productive musically i am with
it


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-08 17:33 [#02558104]
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The Monologue? Well I know our man Richie had a hand in
designing the presets/microtonal tunings that thing can do,
right? But I've got so many regular (software) synths that
modular is the main thing that interests me now. It seems
like a fun little unit, though, the Mono.

Behringer's Neutron is a neat semi-modular synth on the
cheap, if I can ever get my hands on one of those. I also
find myself wanting the Moog Grandmother for the same
reason, though it's 3x the price. (but also has a keyboard
and those gorgeous vintage moog modular oscs).


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-08-08 17:35 [#02558105]
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Teisco 60f is another cheap one, really good on basslines


 

offline Zephyr Twin from on 2018-08-08 17:36 [#02558106]
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"Modular is a lot of fun but not sure how productive
musically i am with it"

That's the crux of it all, isn't it? I read variations of
this comment over and over again, and if I'm honest with
myself I know that a modular system will most likely only
hinder my musical productivity. But I also don't care much
about making finished tracks (there's too much music out
there already and nobody cares to hear mine), so I'm not
sure productivity even matters to me anymore. It's
self-congratulatory bleeps and bloops in the bedroom that
I'm after.


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-08 18:29 [#02558119]
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is it a main coon? they have those tail stripes


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-08 18:29 [#02558120]
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*maine


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-08 18:35 [#02558121]
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Modular is a lot of fun but not sure how productive
musically i am with it


i think it really depends on what music you do. if you're
doing significant work in software, i think a physical
modular starts to be a kind of albatross. i figure things
are a little better than the days of the kenton 2000, but
trying to computer-sequence a modular still seems like a
massive I/O headache.

it worked pretty well when i was doing everything with
24chan analogue mixer, akai mpc, and bunch old synths,
though... either as glue, processing a couple things and
sending it back out, or to make sounds that were difficult
to generate elsewhere.... and to add a little unique touch
to it, make things a little less off-the-shelf... you do not
need a big modular for this.

then there's doing entire tracks on a modular, you need a
big modular for that. strikes me as something you have to
commit to, then either you're good at it or you aren't.


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-08 18:37 [#02558122]
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The Monologue? Well I know our man Richie had a hand in
designing the presets/microtonal tunings that thing can do,
right?


i am pretty sure he was deeply involved in the whole design;
i remember him saying something like "i insisted on
microtonal presets" and then this whole thing about how
never leaves his synths tuned with A=440; sets it to
something weird. creates a scale before writing a song. this
is how things get to sound aphex-y i guess


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2018-08-08 18:39 [#02558123]
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the microtonal comment was a bit of a revelation. trying to
sound aphex-y, i spend ages detuning things manually with
pitch bend and porto. i've gotten pretty quick at it, but
doing it with a scale from the get-go might be much quicker


 

online jtalton from Nagoya (Japan) on 2018-08-10 09:05 [#02558348]
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That's the crux of it all, isn't it? I read variations of
this comment over and over again, and if I'm honest with
myself I know that a modular system will most likely only
hinder my musical productivity"

Honestly though man i love modular. The only problem with
it is that i want more LOL. Its expensive and there is
endless possibilities with it.

I will say i didnt really respect and love it until i got a
couple rows.

As far as IO its expensive but i got the nw2s::io which
gives me 8in and 8 out and also got the Sync-Gen IILS to
resolve timing issues and honestly now my eurorack is like a
plugin if i want it to be regarding using the FX or filters
as a aux etc..

I LOVE eurorack and if you can afford it and love audio for
me its much more fun then using soft synths (regardless if i
actually make music LOL)



 

online jtalton from Nagoya (Japan) on 2018-08-10 09:11 [#02558349]
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Generative Sequences make shit fun in life


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2018-08-11 14:49 [#02558403]
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LAZY_TITLE


 

offline Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2018-08-11 15:52 [#02558406]
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Imagine if we all got together and lived in some sort of
building where its cheap to live like eastern Europe and
just spent the rest of our lives making music and twiddling
with machines


 

offline RussellDust on 2018-08-11 20:32 [#02558427]
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That’s be interesting, but I’d want my private quarters!


 


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