General Discussion: Synthesis for synaesthesiasts


tom
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2117 posts since 9/10/04

posted 29 May 2019 11:46, edited 29 May 2019 11:46
Anyone into sound design or music production? I've been thinking of getting something like the folktek mescaline or make noise 0 coast. Do you reckon the pin header format is a bad idea and I should stick to 3.5mm patch cables?


toin
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1668 posts since 1/4/13

29 May 2019 12:50
that looks Cool Is it mostly for noise or is it less niche than it looks?
I've just started getting into it so just starting out with some teenage engineering and a korg sample sequencer.
tom
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2117 posts since 9/10/04

29 May 2019 13:10
I think they are pretty versatile sort of like the swiss army knife of sythesisers like the old korg ms-20. But in a compact form factor. You can sequence melodies, make noise or synthesise some drums. I keep meaning to pick up a TE PO33. Is it the volca sample you have?
toin
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1668 posts since 1/4/13

posted 29 May 2019 13:35, edited 29 May 2019 13:35
I've just checked some video's, it looks very cool. Don't know the first part of these sort of modular synths but this guy made some cool stuff with it. WEIRD GEAR: Folktek Mescaline | Andrew Huang

Yeah, I've got this one https://www.korg.com/nl/products/dj/volca_sample/
Lots of fun and intuitive to use, great value moneywise for a beginner like myself
tom
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2117 posts since 9/10/04

29 May 2019 14:06
Cool I have been thinking of getting a volca sample for a while, I like the idea of using it as a mini portable MPC. The 'microgranny' granular synth by Bastl looks pretty deep too for a portable sampler. Trying to get more battery powered portable units so I don't have to be plugged in as much.

tom
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2117 posts since 9/10/04

1 Jun 2019 12:29
This is prety cool too, there's not enough equipment with sidechain.