Posts with tag hardware-effects

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Look Mum No Computer Shows How To Build A Korg MS20-Style LP Filter

Brace yourself for a tornado of synth-based advice as Sam Battle runs you - quite literally - through building your own low pass filter in hardware.

Limited Edition Elysia Xpressor 500 Meteor Compressor Is Built From Space Age Materials

Just 100 of these special editions of Elysia's Xpressor 500 Metero compressors will be produced. Here's why you might want to get your hands on one.

Review: 2HP Pluck Eurorack Module

This tiny Eurorack module just does one thing - but as Scott Riesterer found out, it does it very well indeed. But just what is the 2HP Pluck?

Review: Bastl SoftPop and Gecho Loopsynth

Loopop checks out these cool hardware synth units from Bastl and Gecho in his latest video. It turns out they are very different - but which one did he prefer?

Premiere: The Anix Uses Only Moog Sub 37 On New Track, Incomplete

Check out the video for the single "Incomplete", made using only a Moog Sub 37, exclusively here at Ask.Audio.

Synth Stories: Jade Rose, Arturia MicroBrute & Mutable Instruments Ambika

Hear Jade's track Amethyst deconstructed and learn how she uses hardware synths to create a live feel for her productions through automation and other techniques.

Koma Field Kit & Field Kit FX vs Custom Field Recording Modular Rig

After reviewing the Koma Field Kit, Scott Riesterer was keen to see how it fared against his own, custom-built rig. Here's what he discovered.

Review: Xaoc Devices Drezno & Lipsk

This binary conversion computer and additional bit inversion module can bring unexpected new inspiration to your Eurorack system. Here's the lowdown on Xaoc Devices Drezno & Lipsk.

Listen To 32 Dreadbox And Polyend Medusa Synth Presets

A new video demo from the developers of this synth collaboration shows off 32 of the dynamic, sequenced presets you can expect to find when the unit ships later this year.

Review: Red Light District Analog Sequencer

The Red Light District Analog CV/Gate Sequencer allows you to create more detailed melodic compositions that you might expect - as Jade Wii discovered.

10 Music Studio Essentials You Might Not Know You Needed

We all know you need a computer and a DAW, but what are the less obvious things you can add that will make your producing life easier? Hollin Jones has the answers.

Review: Koma Electronik Field Kit FX

The Field Kit FX consists of three effects groups and three additional CV tools - all for under 250 Euro. Anatol Locker was blown away by this powerful, portable system.

WTF? It's A New Modular Oscillator From Dove Audio

Morphing between waveforms to create something new and unique could be a reality with the new WTF Oscillator module from Dove Audio. Here's what you need to know.

Joranalogue Filter 8 Is An Analog 'OTA Style' 4-pole Lowpass VCF For Eurorack With Self-Oscillation

Those who are serious Eurorack users will find much to like in this powerful and multi-talented multimode filter / 8 phase oscillator module.

Review: Isla Instruments KordBot, MIDI controller that takes the chores out of chords

Take the hassle out of generating chords with this hardware MIDI unit that connects to your studio gear. Jade Wii explores the Isla Instruments KordBot.