Jade Wii

Jade Wii

JAde Wii is a self-taught keyboardist, guitarist, cellist, and Dawless Jammer. JAde has been creating music for over 10 years, but only recently has she become a synth enthusiast, and what a journey it has been for her. She enjoys to explore the realm of composition without a Digital Audio Workstation, which is becoming more and more popular everyday. She also embraces the spontaneity of recording in one take, and sequencing her instruments in real time. As a full-time college student she uses her spare time to compose and record electronic music, drawing inspiration from the instruments around her.

Articles by Jade Wii

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Review: Strymon Magneto

This powerful tape delay and looper is so much more than just an effect. As Jade Wii discovers, it can be played like an instrument...

Review: Rebel Technology CLK

A 3-channel clock generator for modular systems, Rebel Technology's CLK has a few other tricks up its sleeve including polyrhythmic capability. Jade Wii got all fired up...

Review: Mordax Data Multifunction Visualiser Eurorack Synth Module

The Mordax Data Multifunction Visualiser is a module that turns sound into different kinds of visual waves. But there's much more to it than that, as Jade Wii discovered.

Review: DreadBox Whiteline - Affordable Route Into Eurorack

Starting a modular synth system can be expensive. What to get, and how far to future-proof yourself? Jade Wii finds out if the Dreadbox Whiteline series balances sound and affordability.

Review: Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Micro Sequence

Pittsburgh Modular's Lifeforms Micro Sequence is unusual among modular gear in being specifically performance-oriented. Jade Wii got hands-on - read on to find out her verdict.

Review: Malekko Heavy Industry Varigate 4+

A standalone sequencer for your modular setup, the Malekko Heavy Industry Varigate 4+ packs plenty of punch without taking up lots of space. Find out what Jade Wii made of it...

Review: Intellijel Plonk Percussive Eurorack Synth Module

As well as having an amazing name, this eurorack module offers up a whole world of percussive textures and even melodic sounds. Jade Wii meets the Intellijel Plonk...

Review: Elektron Analog RYTM MKII

With better hardware controls, direct sampling and a whole host of other upgrades and improvements, could the Elektron Analog RYTM MKII be the best drum machine on the market?

Review: Qu-Bit Chance

Adding randomization to the modulation of your CV signal is a great way to introduce all kinds of unexpected and pleasing new effects. Chance from Qu-Bit is a module that lets you do just that.

Review: Roland Go: Mixer

This self-powered mixer has multiple channels and is perfect for recording all your sources. Jade Wii finds out if Roland's Go: Mixer could be the ultimate in portability.

Review: Roland D-05

The latest in Roland's Boutique series is a recreation of its classic D-50 heard on countless hit records. Jade Wii gets intimate with the hugely portable D-05.

Elektron Analog Four MK2 Vs Teenage Engineering OP-1

These two multi-talented hardware instruments each have many fans in the music world, but how do they stack up against each other? Jade Wii pits them head to head.

Vintage Drum Machines: 5 Reasons We Still Want Them

Software is great but there are many reasons why some people still prefer - and will pay a hefty premium for - real hardware drum machines, particularly vintage ones. Here's why.

Review: Boss DR-01S Rhythm Partner

Not all drum machines are aimed at electronic musicians. The Boss DR-01S Rhythm Partner brings something new to the table for acoustic and other live performers.

FREE Dawless Sound Pack for Teenage Engineering OP-1

The Teenage Engineering OP-1 is one of the most respected and loved synthesizers around. We're thrilled to offer you a free sound pack of 34 sounds by JAde Wii for use exclusively with the OP-1.