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by GhostofAlgernon
Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: can we talk burst generators?
Replies: 62
Views: 8673

Re:

Do burst generators have any musical applications or do they all just spit out irregular garbage? Here I am replying to a 3 year old thread .... No - most will "burst" with timing from an external clock. So combined with a clock divider - you can do some really cool stuff - trigger a burst of five ...
by GhostofAlgernon
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Digital modular synth in a box?
Replies: 63
Views: 1848

Re: Digital modular synth in a box?

The Arturia Origin would have been a great option if they had stuck with it, fixed bugs/reliability problems, and continued to update it ...

https://www.arturia.com/products/hardwa ... in-desktop
by GhostofAlgernon
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Digital modular synth in a box?
Replies: 63
Views: 1848

Re: Digital modular synth in a box?

There was a synth introduced a couple of years ago. that was basically a computer that had a hardware interface that emulated a semi-modular. You're speaking of the Mungo State Zero, yes? https://www.synthtopia.com/content/2010/01/21/the-mungo-state-zero-polyphonic-modular-digital-synthesizer/ http...
by GhostofAlgernon
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: Synapse "The Electronic Music Magazine" archive
Replies: 50
Views: 8556

I have found one disc with scans of the following: 1976 Sept-Oct Vol 1#3 1976 Nov-Dec Vol 1#4 1977 Jan-Feb Vol 1#5 1977 Nov-Dec Vol 2 #3 1978 Jan-Feb Vol2 #4 1978 Mar-Apr Vol2 #5 1979 Jan-Feb Vol3 #1 1979 - Summer Vol3 #2 Includes front/back cover scans, plus each archive has .gif scans, plus largis...
by GhostofAlgernon
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: Synapse "The Electronic Music Magazine" archive
Replies: 50
Views: 8556

Re: Missing two issues

It looks like I have .gif scans of: Volume 2, Number 5 - March, 1978 Volume 3, Number 2 - summer 1979 Happy to send these to whomever if they're needed to complete an archive. I actually think I have the entire archive of all of them somewhere on a disc, but it's not popped up yet. If I find it, I'l...
by GhostofAlgernon
Sun May 13, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: Cyndustries.com
Replies: 58
Views: 4284

To put the question of cyndustries.com to rest - as her former web developer, I have stayed in touch with her, so I know the entire situation here. The domain name expired, and before Cynthia realized it, another party purchased it and the oddity that's there now appeared. Cynthia has no connection ...
by GhostofAlgernon
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: Trying to find more like "Le Voyage"
Replies: 0
Views: 751

Trying to find more like "Le Voyage"

Wife is on a choreographic kick - and is looking for more stuff like Christophe Filippi's "Le Voyage". I simply do not have time to compose anything for her myself at the moment. Suggestions as to other specific artists/pieces we might try that's similar? [video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqGJnc...
by GhostofAlgernon
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Deepmind 12 deal at Guitar Center
Replies: 59
Views: 3291

Not that I'm a huge fan or anything, but hopefully Guitar Center doesn't go the way of Mars Music. I get SOOO pissed just thinking about that one ... My son saved for over a year to purchase (somewhere other than Mars) a very nice guitar amp for himself. He paid around $2,500 for that thing (Mesa Bo...
by GhostofAlgernon
Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: name a piece of gear you have hated and why
Replies: 122
Views: 6768

MemoryMoog Purchased new. Owned it for approximately 30 months. It spent approximately 24 of those months in the shop, and another 3 waiting on me to take it to the shop. Every time I got it back from the shop I'd be like, OK, THIS time it's good and won't let me down ... and I'd get to an important...
by GhostofAlgernon
Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Cyndustries still active?
Replies: 45
Views: 6703

Re: Cyndustries still active?

Has anyone had any contact with Cynthia Webster recently? Thighp. I'm not sure what's going on either, but I do maintenance on her site when requested [which seriously needs a redesign if it's going to stick around], so I may have an extra point or two of contact with her. Let me see if I can get a...
by GhostofAlgernon
Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Buchla, EMS & Serge
Topic: Simple Easel question - voices?
Replies: 16
Views: 754

Give a listen to what Kristian Westergaard is doing with his Easel.
He's using a reverb, plus a looper, and the results are very very nice

[video][/video]

I especially like what he built up here:
http://soundcloud.com/kristianwestergaard/drift
by GhostofAlgernon
Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: Artist Discussion
Topic: Who is "Wings of an Angel"?
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Who is "Wings of an Angel"?

Does anybody know the identity of this person?
http://wingsofanangel.bandcamp.com/

TIA
by GhostofAlgernon
Sat Mar 19, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Buchla, EMS & Serge
Topic: Serge-Fans Price list updated for Shop panels
Replies: 24
Views: 1519

MatttheKat wrote:Is there an updated list for the m-class as well?
Yes, there's a new M-Class price list as well.
I've not had time to post it for Rex just yet. Will hopefully have it ready soon once he gets back from "vacation" (??) and can proof/approve it before it goes live.
by GhostofAlgernon
Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: Ciat-Lonbarde
Topic: Plumbrolzer??
Replies: 17
Views: 2583

Ok, it's been a year. I'll bring this back to the surface again!
Any videos out there of the Plumbrolzer yet?

I really want to see this thing in action so I can get a better idea of what it's capable of...
by GhostofAlgernon
Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: Building a modular with ideas of emulating a massive organ
Replies: 40
Views: 3294

Why would anybody spend that kind of money ? ..... when top notch samples of the world most magnificent pipe organs are readily available... Ken Elhardt came up with some pretty darned decent pipe organ simulations: Solaris: https://soundcloud.com/solaris-synth/pipeorgans Solaris: https://soundclou...
by GhostofAlgernon
Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Video Synthesis
Topic: HDMI to RCA VA with HDMI through?
Replies: 0
Views: 564

HDMI to RCA VA with HDMI through?

Does anybody know of a decent, but not overly expensive, box that features HDMI conversion to RCA VA, but also has a thru for the HDMI signal? Trying to connect two TVs to the same source, but one is an older RCA only model. Trying to avoid having to purchase TWO boxes - one splitter and one convert...
by GhostofAlgernon
Fri Nov 27, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Waldorf Blofeld similarity to XTK? Q?
Replies: 23
Views: 3066

Re: Waldorf Blofeld similarity to XTK? Q?

I posted the below in the Blofeld Facebook group, but might be worth it here too.... Read somewhere that the main processing chips in the Blofeld have basically reached EOL (end of life), and once current supplies run out, they're gone. I think the article was referring to the Freescale MC9S12UF32 m...
by GhostofAlgernon
Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: zeroscillator by other company
Replies: 12
Views: 985

Re: zeroscillator by other company

sleestack808 wrote:are there fm zeroscillator type modules...
Modcan FMVDO
by GhostofAlgernon
Sun Sep 06, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Buchla, EMS & Serge
Topic: Modcan A sounds
Replies: 21
Views: 1583

Re: Modcan A sounds

tron23 wrote:Propably a little bit outdated but are there any Modcan A series sounds around?
Entire CD - nothing but Modcan - almost 1 hours worth!!

C’est ici L’Empire de la Mort
by GhostofAlgernon
Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: Please post a link to your modular-based albums
Replies: 92
Views: 5551

Re: Please post a link to your modular-based albums

fac wrote:What the thread title says. I want to hear new music, hopefully with lots of modular on it.
Here ya go. It's up on iTunes, but Soundcloud will do.

C’est ici L’Empire de la Mort

100% Modcan - this one:

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by GhostofAlgernon
Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Wireless Headphone Suggestions?
Replies: 0
Views: 141

Wireless Headphone Suggestions?

So my wife is out shopping and calls me "I'm flying a lot next month, and if I buy these Beats wireless headphones, I can watch movies on the plane and don't have to worry about cables..." ACK! Not BEATS! I says ... That's an overpriced fashion accessory. Nooooo!! So, somebody suggest some decent wi...
by GhostofAlgernon
Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: Ever been schooled by a gnoob?
Replies: 20
Views: 1549

Re: Ever been schooled by a gnoob?

... The structure he uses (what structure?) is based on zero preconceived notions about what ... When my kids were young I used to get great delight handing them a bunch of patch cords and turning them lose on the Arp 2600 I had at the time. Their totally random illogical approach to the thing ofte...
by GhostofAlgernon
Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Buchla, EMS & Serge
Topic: STS Slipping Into The Shadows?
Replies: 78
Views: 6454

But to the OP ... STS/Rex has a business model that he's happy with... Still, one wishes there was either a catalogue with everything available from Rex or an official site with everything listed SOMEWHERE!! Wouldn't it be great to see all the available panels and or options listed in one place? I ...
by GhostofAlgernon
Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Looking for a mad, tweakable, cheap, digital polysynth
Replies: 68
Views: 6711

How about something like an Emu Morpheus or Ultra Proteus pared with a decent knobby controller? The Z-Plane filters in that thing can do some very interesting stuff. Here's a custom sound demo. It can get pretty far out there... Morpheus [video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEW-3slypHg[/video] Ult...
by GhostofAlgernon
Fri Feb 13, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Buchla, EMS & Serge
Topic: Banana system pictures
Replies: 4810
Views: 673195

parasitk wrote:Unfortunately my system gets smaller and smaller each time I post, but here we are...
Don't feel too bad. This was mine, and DAMN is she missed:

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