Neutron The New Behringer Semi-Modular Synthesizer

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Post by WaveRider » Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:54 am

lilakmonoke wrote:
I don't think people are rocking Internal Rate of Return financial models when they buy euro
exactly! i live in berlin i know enough serious producers who were financially flatlined after they got into addictive modular optimizing. my point is that needs to stop because its a mental diease like all consumerism and it doesnt lead to good music which is what this was all about in the first place.

so thats exactly why im really excited about behringer being in the mix now.
great points, when I built my modular they were not many analog synths available, today I would not do it considering what you can buy now....

...but I still enjoy my 10k fart machine :) I guess we all went mad at some point, starved from analog :hihi: ...sometimes I fear that it will loose all resale value :despair:

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Post by lilakmonoke » Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:47 am

"ornament and crime" btw. is an essay and lecture by modernist architect Adolf Loos that criticizes ornament in useful objects.

there is something to be said for building your own modular. first of all its probably the most effective anticonsumerism therapy, second you most likely end up with your own unique sound.

my favourite ambient album "treehut vision - guenter schlienz" is done by a guy who built his own system from scratch, it has a really unique sound, mostly based on sine oscillators.

http://www.guenterschlienz.de/details%2 ... e%201.html

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Post by Paradigm X » Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:14 am

lilakmonoke wrote:my favourite ambient album "treehut vision - guenter schlienz" is done by a guy who built his own system from scratch, it has a really unique sound, mostly based on sine oscillators.

http://www.guenterschlienz.de/details%2 ... e%201.html

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really nice thanks :cloud:

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Post by dubonaire » Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:28 am

lilakmonoke wrote:"ornament and crime" btw. is an essay and lecture by modernist architect Adolf Loos that criticizes ornament in useful objects.
There really is nothing less rewarding than having conversations with people who don't even make the effort to listen.
dubonaire wrote:Ornament & Crime is a cool name, and the irony in this discussion is it's the name of an essay criticising ornament in useful objects.

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Post by Mikro93 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:15 am

There are two things that I can't find an answer for:

What is roughly the range of the LFO?

Is there a V/Oct out, to get some pitch CV from MIDI input?

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Post by zeit » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:44 am

lilakmonoke wrote: my favourite ambient album "treehut vision - guenter schlienz" is done by a guy who built his own system from scratch, it has a really unique sound, mostly based on sine oscillators.
Yes! I really like his music too. I have Contemplation and The Norman Tapes and love them both. I always look out for what he's doing next.

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Post by sutekina bipu-on » Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:05 pm

This is going to come out before GC delivers my boog! :doh:

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Post by lilakmonoke » Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:58 pm

keep the BOOG, its one big fuzzy sweetspot.

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Post by dubnspace » Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:01 pm

best demo yet
[video][/video]

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Post by Panason » Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:31 pm

Yes! :yay:

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Post by Panason » Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:27 pm

One hour of Neutron tweaking, in case you're still not GASing

[video][/video]

and all that with minimal patching.

This thing is massive AND sweet. Mother 32 , goodbye...

The problem is that everyone will have one! :bananaguitar:

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Post by lilakmonoke » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:04 am

middle aged guy twisting random knobs for an hour on unknown synth without showing any emotional reaction = SYNTHGURU ... its the age of internet marketing but a monkey would have had probably similar results ;-)

i think it sounds good too but the filter is generic. something like this should sound like an experimental pro one or imagine it with the dreadbox erebus filter! its a bit like the deepmind, its all there but nothing is special. it was designed by the same team so that makes sense.

the model D is special all the way so that is proof special doable at the same price ...

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Post by unclebastard » Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:22 am

dubnspace wrote:best demo yet
[video][/video]
SOLD. My wallet is going to take a big hit pretty soon. And I'm OK with that :bananaguitar:

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Post by Panason » Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:35 am

Yeah, never heard of the "Synth Guru" and the video is a bit preposterous (as if this random tweaking is some kind of performance!) but it gives a good idea of what can be done.

So the Boog doesn't sound "generic" but this does? OK....

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Post by lilakmonoke » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:28 am

So the Boog doesn't sound "generic" but this does?
thats just what im hearing ... or it could be the oscillators, discrete vs. CEM chip? i dont know but with the neutron there is nothing thats strikes me emotionally in the sound while the model d does this all the time. trust your own ears.

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Post by WaveRider » Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:56 pm

I like this synth a lot but I find the sound of the filter not that great, but it does great arps and such in mid to high frequencies.

The patch points and the BBD are so cool.

if I did not have a modular I wold get it for sure.

...anyway bring them on! :sb: there is going to be one for me in the lot, maybe modelD or what is gonna come later

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Post by D Rock » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:25 am

BBD is cool for sure. I am on the fence but will probably end up with one just because it is so cheap and I for 300 dollars just a midi to CV with two OSCs is worth it.

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Post by GNSDG » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:13 am

This is just an amazing feature set, VCOs and BBD sound really cool, and the patch points actually make sense for what I would do with it.

If you don't like the filter just patch something else in. You get VCO outs and a VCA in. Unless the appeal of it for you is being self-contained... you're still way ahead price wise.
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Post by ugokcen » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:46 am

Yeah, the price is crazy. I don’t “need” a full voice but I might still get it for the oscillators. It’s not like you have dual oscillator modules floating around at $300!

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Post by mick » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:34 am

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Post by Chopper » Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:57 pm

When in the right hands....
Great sound from such a cheap rig there...

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Post by Panason » Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:51 pm

Still no sign of the Neutron at Thomann. When is it supposed to come out?

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Post by numan7 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:49 pm

Panason wrote:Still no sign of the Neutron at Thomann. When is it supposed to come out?
april 2018 (so next month) is what i have read.



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Post by Panason » Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:20 pm

Thanks, hopefully that's long enough for me to realize I don't really need this and don't even have the space for it. :help:

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Post by sutekina bipu-on » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:35 pm

My sales rep at guitar center let me preorder one :hyper: RIP my credit card! :lol:

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