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by Neo
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Hocketing in Eurorack
Replies: 19
Views: 1603

Re: Hocketing in Eurorack

You could just use a sampler with 6 samples per note set to sequential round robin
by Neo
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Sooooo frustrated with threaded strips
Replies: 47
Views: 1275

Re: Sooooo frustrated with threaded strips

Sliding nuts are good if you have Analogue Systems modules. For those that don't know, the Doepfer standard and the AS standard differ in power connectors and hole spacing
by Neo
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: DROID Universal CV processor
Replies: 106
Views: 5001

Re: DROID Universal CV processor

A 5 pot 4 hp expander would be perfect for me
by Neo
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Modular Synth General Discussion
Topic: Large components = fat sound?
Replies: 132
Views: 4932

Re: Large components = fat sound?

This is partly why I got a Moog Model 15. I managed to match even very complex patches with (mostly smd) eurorack modules so closely that I couldn't tell the difference in A/B comparisons, even crazy FM patches.... except for the 907A fixed filter bank. Nothing seems to sound like the 907A. The only...
by Neo
Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: What sample players will play cv?
Replies: 16
Views: 472

Re: What smaple players will play cv?

Assimil8or would give you 8 channels of DC coupled samples for $899
by Neo
Tue May 05, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Quad VCOs
Replies: 16
Views: 755

Re: Quad VCOs

Doepfer A-111-4 sounds great. It's especially good at beastly analog FM, and can even get close to Yamaha FM sounds self-patched.
For wavetables it's hard to beat the Flame 4VOX, especially with custom microwave wavetables. At 29 hp I prefer it to the 48 hp E520.
by Neo
Tue May 05, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Changing knobs on certain modules?
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Changing knobs on certain modules?

All the Doepfer modules that I've used have T18 shafts. There are some nice Davies clones for T18 available that look good. You can also buy standard Doepfer knobs in other colours. The black ones look much better than the standard grey ones in my opinion. Then there are knobs with screws like these...
by Neo
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Still looking for my PPG...
Replies: 36
Views: 2381

Re: Still looking for my PPG...

The PPG 2.2 is 8 bit and it doesn't have reconstruction filtering. So while it's not the same kind of aliasing as using a fixed sampling frequency on playback and skipping or interpolating samples, it still introduces a ton of "wrong" frequencies. These extra frequencies track beautifully with the p...
by Neo
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Which modules instantly hooked you with their workflow? Best intuitive and good UX modules?
Replies: 82
Views: 4123

Re: Which modules instantly hooked you with their workflow? Best intuitive and good UX modules?

Moog Model 15 I know it's not eurorack, but that's the point. As soon as I started patching it I realised what I was missing in eurorack. There's a fluidity to patching the Model 15 that I've never experienced in eurorack, where the extra CV inputs, handy mixer, multiples and the overall layout invi...
by Neo
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Behringer Solina
Replies: 41
Views: 3031

Re: Behringer Solina

Using an FPGA for tone generation, and a Mk IV as a reference.

Fail. :despair:
by Neo
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Behringer: practices, ethics, morals and legitimacy.
Replies: 1353
Views: 66497

Re: Behringer: practices, ethics, morals and legitimacy.

There ARE some lines they could step across that would turn me into a boycotter...for instance if they cloned MFOS or PAIA stuff without permission, as those are actively earning money for the (venerable) companies involved. How about this then? I'm not claiming that this is a copy because apparent...
by Neo
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Rossum Electro-Music Assimil8or
Replies: 1867
Views: 158913

Re: Rossum Electro-Music Assimil8or

Don't know if this has been discussed earlier, but why is there no feature that allows crossfading of zones? This would be much more useful than the crossfading of channels that is already implemented, for me personally at least. I guess it would require handling up to twice the amount of samples p...
by Neo
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Korg Wavestate
Replies: 133
Views: 12536

Re: Korg Wavestate

Would have been nice if you could have the decimator between the oscillators and the filters, that way you could better approximate 80's gear like the Mirage or the VS. Maybe a later firmware revision, but I'm not holding my breath.
by Neo
Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Amen Break Chopping/Mangling in Eurorack?
Replies: 49
Views: 4960

the Time Vortex patch on the Owl chops up, beat repeats and reverses live audio to a clock
by Neo
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Selecting a grand piano
Replies: 51
Views: 3902

And if you thought the Schimmels made the Yamahas and Kawais pale by comparison, please don't try a Bechstein... you will end up selling your house to buy it.
by Neo
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Selecting a grand piano
Replies: 51
Views: 3902

I had a 6 foot Kawai for 25 years. I think the Kawais are great value for money. The latest ones have really good action. Slightly better action than Yamaha in my opinion and a bit more character. Yamahas all sound like a sample library to me. I think you'd need to spend way more than 30k to get som...
by Neo
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: * Eurorack Addiction * Help! *
Replies: 49
Views: 3408

A really good way of slowing down is to hold off on any new purchases for a couple of months, in which time you might have lost interest. And you live in the US of A so it's not such a big deal to sell modules since the shipping is cheap. In that case how about this: 1 - wait 2 months before buying ...
by Neo
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Sudden GAS attack for a Waldorf Quantum, send help!
Replies: 52
Views: 3023

Do you need it?
No, you don't need it.
Wait 2 months and you'll be thinking "what was I thinking"
by Neo
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Behringer Pro-One
Replies: 348
Views: 37604

If the envelopes are digital then the gate input is digitally monitored, there's no way around that. Depends what you mean by digitally monitored. The gate signal might go to a hardware interrupt, which could give a response of less than a microsecond. And even if it's being polled, most modern mic...
by Neo
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Eurorack Modules
Topic: Four new modules from Noise Engineering
Replies: 49
Views: 7446

Will the Pons Asinorum sustain if given a gate, or does it always decay as soon as the attack is done?
by Neo
Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Alesis Midiverb II : the true story
Replies: 38
Views: 3642

Never used the midiverb II but I had a midiverb 1 back in the day. 80's digital reverbs sound very different from modern reverbs like the Space or Big Sky. The most obvious example I can think of is Moments in Love. I don't think any modern reverb except an OTO BAM can sound like that. Crunchy, grai...
by Neo
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Hardware which won't be updated to work on MacOS Catalina
Replies: 29
Views: 1742

This problem is easily avoided... instead of spending $2k on a mac book pro, just work out of the box and spend $20k on modular :deadbanana:
by Neo
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Recommend an analogue synth with...?
Replies: 14
Views: 1165

If it was me I'd say bugger the budget.. give me an OB-6 desktop. Sounds so much better than anything else in that price range. There's one on evil bay for $1,750. Although to be fair, FM isn't it's forte.
by Neo
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Guess what's coming from Behringer...
Replies: 178
Views: 21976

Behringer Crave available for preorder! 249 USD Cheaper than a Neutron but more expensive than a Kalimba Looks nice but can't help thinking it would have been more useful with a sub-oscillator. Other CEM 3340 based synths had sub outputs and it would have only required a 15 cent 4013, plus another ...
by Neo
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General Gear
Topic: Software editor for Oberheim Matrix 1000?
Replies: 37
Views: 11327

Hardware editors are great for wiggilng (I have the Access one) but for the matrix 1000 you still need software to access the modulation matrix. With the stereoping programmer you will have access to everything :) Ah yes, that's much better. I only knew about the Stereoping Controller which doesn't...

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