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Post by Aarrgghh » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:53 pm

Looks pretty cool! ;)

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Post by DiscoDevil » Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:00 pm

As much as I love my Microwave, even with a Kiwi patch editor, it's a nightmare to program from scratch. Another poly wavetable synth with analog filter and a hands on UI would be great.

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Post by Al » Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:11 pm

Here's to hoping they have lots of MIDI functionality like velocity, CC's, etc. That would be fun.

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Post by suboptimal » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:02 am

If you don't like these you're probably dead. Or racist.

Eager to hear the drum machine.

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Post by tron23 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:53 pm

suboptimal wrote:If you don't like these you're probably dead. Or racist.

Eager to hear the drum machine.
Price is fair too, cant wait to have a proper listen on those three! :party:

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Post by Abraxis » Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:00 am

Where dem demos at?

At NAMM it sounded like we'd be getting to hear these right after they got back.

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Post by koyl » Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:13 am

Really excited about the Drum Machine (which is apparently not a vanilla one, which is great) and the BFF (whichh, if I'm not mistaken could be used to sequence outbord gear)
Abraxis wrote:Where dem demos at?

At NAMM it sounded like we'd be getting to hear these right after they got back.
I just watched another video in which they said the demos will be available in a few weeks.

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Post by stikygum » Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:40 am

Is the BFF mono or poly?

Good to hear demos are coming in a couple weeks.
anselmi wrote:
Isaiah wrote:Just noticed these had a dedicated thread.

I'm curious to see how the BFF compares to Ambika.
I was considering building an Ambika, but I'll wait for UK pricing and some audio demos.

Anyone else think that Scott would probably make a great Leo Johnson at a fancy-dress party? :hihi:
sonicwise (to my ears) Ambika is a bland synth...I owned one and was disappointed by the lack of character...sold it

Scott is another history, he seems to love stuff with a strong personality, so I think the BFF would be much more interesting than the Ambika
Bland? I find it anything but bland. That thing gives you sweet vampire bites all night long.

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Post by Zerius » Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:08 am

This is still a prototype so we will need to wait few weeks yes, I especially like the design of these boxes :party:
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Post by koyl » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:02 pm

stikygum wrote:Is the BFF mono or poly?
I'm pretty sure I heard from the Namm videos that it's poly, well it has 4 mono tracks (confirmed by the 4 CV outs on the box)

Scott is probably the inspiration behind Leo Johnson. I bet David Lynch saw Scott's future self in a quantic transcendental dream.

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Post by dadRabbit » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:08 pm

I want all three of these so badly, time to sell some stuff

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Post by raised eyebrows » Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:40 pm

koyl wrote:
stikygum wrote:Is the BFF mono or poly?
I'm pretty sure I heard from the Namm videos that it's poly, well it has 4 mono tracks (confirmed by the 4 CV outs on the box)
Yeah this aspect of the synth is a little confusing; it seems from watching both interviews that the BFF has 4 separate piston honda inspired wavetable oscillators which can be sequenced independently (and said sequences can be sent out from the 4 separate sets of CV outs), but only a single VCF and VCA (so I guess paraphonic, not polyphonic?) Not going to stop me from desperately wanting to buy it or anything, but just a clarification (based on the limited info which can be gleaned from the NAMM interviews).

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Post by Infinity Curve » Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:22 pm

Hurry up and release the BFF already, take my money!! :75: :75: :75:

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Post by CMOSCrash » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:12 pm

I'd love to check out the Manther. 202s are getting a bit pricey these days.

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Post by Numanoid92 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:50 pm

Any news on this three little monsters?

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Post by tron23 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:54 am

Infinity Curve wrote:Hurry up and release the BFF already, take my money!! :75: :75: :75:
Same feelings here, I am sold to this thing. :party:

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Post by stikygum » Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:26 pm

Think these things are just taking longer to put together than initially thought.

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Post by computer controlled » Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:50 am

From what i heard, they're doing slight revisions to the boards.
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Post by ghg » Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:54 am

Can't wait, so I hope they really are coming out soon, especially the Mr. D.

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Post by calaveras » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:31 am

I need to hurry up and get a job so I can afford these.

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Post by Tcheck » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:15 pm

I am excited for the things!!!

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Post by hyena » Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:11 pm

:bang: :bang: :bang:
i'm starving for audio demos! especially mr.D
show us something and take my :75: :75: :75: :75: :75:

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Post by stikygum » Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:48 pm

I feel like the Carrot has been dangled and all of us keep checking this bumped thread thinking/hoping that audio demos will be here waiting :yay:

That's not uncommon though. Happens to the best them. Patience is what allows the hardware to be awesome.

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Post by hyena » Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:10 am

stikygum wrote:I feel like the Carrot has been dangled and all of us keep checking this bumped thread thinking/hoping that audio demos will be here waiting :yay:

That's not uncommon though. Happens to the best them. Patience is what allows the hardware to be awesome.
hehehe yes! i have to stop drooling on that drum machine for a while :D
on paper it is THE drum machine i always dreamt about :D

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Post by Stides » Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:52 am

I got an email that I can't find now. It was from Malekko inviting folks to that modular meet in Portland next month. They are showing new things. Hopefully it's these three funboxes.

Anyone else on the malekko mailing list that can find the email and paste it in?

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