New Makers in 2016

New Makers in 2016

Introducing Metalphoto of Cincinnati

You might have noticed there's a new banner up top just below the DSI banner. I'd like to welcome Metalphoto of Cincinnati as a new sponsor of the site! Metalphoto of Cincinnati makes custom panels for a number of manufacturers including eurorack makers you are likely familiar with. Note they do offer other products as well, so see their home page for more. The following is a blurb on their

Blind Monk Modular Harmonic Multiplier

Published on Dec 27, 2016 Perfect Circuit Audio

"Demonstrating how the overtones and distortion work with a triangle wave from an Intellijel Dixe II+ run into the Blink Monk Modular Harmonic Multiplier."


Note: MATRIXSYNTH members get a %10 discount at Perfect Circuit Audio (other discounts excluded). See the membership page on how to sign up.

The following are details on the Harmonic

New Hachi Step Sequencer

Hachi Step Sequencer Controlling a TT-303

Published on Dec 24, 2016 Mike Perkowitz

"Hachi runs on a Novation Launchpad Pro and includes multiple sequencers. This video shows the step sequencer controlling a TT-303.

Each of the 8 columns is a step, and the note can be modified by octave (orange), velocity (green), slide (gray), tie (dark blue), repeat (pink), and so on.

For more info, see:

Jingle Matrix

Published on Dec 24, 2016 minijack

"Exploring the origins of Jingle Bells: the song comes from an ancient tradition of chiptune music and embedded audio chips.

We offer our thanks to Silicon Santa and hope for a Christmas full of warm noise and harsh harmonics.

It's a chiptune holyday!

Merry Christmas! And Merry Synthmas!

Interested in a Matrix Mixer to decorate your Christmas tree?


Dr. Scientist Bitquest Demo

Published on Dec 23, 2016 Perfect Circuit Audio

This one is a little bit on the guitar side of the fence, but there are some some synth effects. Perfect Circuit Audio is also a sponsor of the site. Be sure to see the note below, on Perfect Circuit discounts for supporting members of MATRIXSYNTH.

"The Bitquest from Dr. Scientist is a digital multi-effect pedal that is able to play many

USB Eurorack Power Kits from c1t1zen modular

via c1t1zen

"I've made these USBpowered Eurorack pcb kits. That convert the 5V output from USB and up-converts it to +/-12V. I usually use a USB battery charger...but you can use any USB power source. I've been able to push 250mA to the +/-12v for several hours. It's great to have a portable small system to tweak on the couch or on the go. Also I have one on my bench for testing builds.



Published on Nov 25, 2016 Gavin Bouma

Audio comes in at :50. Watch them levels...

"3 transistor oscillator synth controlled by photo theremin."

via this auction

"Cruel and unusual instruments present the synapse line. First in the synapse line to be created is the brain bubble. A 3 transistor oscillator photo theremin controlled noise tumor! develop for the people that just want to shake

Intro to Creative Mid-Side Audio Processing In Eurorack Modular

Published on Nov 29, 2016 gstormelectro

"Video and Audio by G-Storm Electro c.2016

What is Mid-Side Processing? How can you use Mid-Side in your Eurorack musical endeavors? In this video I'll show you how. Using the Worng LRMSMSLR module I provide some interesting patch examples of Mid-Side in action.


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