The Erica Synths Black VCO is based on the Polivoks core but re-engineered to produce a fully stable and awesomely thick and creamy sound. The Expander adds wave blending, a second sub oscillator and a whole load more treacle. In this video I’ll take you through the features and attempt […]

Molten Modular 16 – Erica Synths Black VCO and Expander ...


Oscillators (VCOs) are the building blocks of synthesizers and this video looks at what they are and how you use them in Eurorack. It features the Make Noise STO analog oscillator and is as much a review and demo of that awesome module as anything else. Please consider sponsoring me […]

Molten Modular 15 – Discovering Oscillators with the Make Noise ...


An update to my modular journey with the introduction of my third row. I talk about the case, taking a row to a synth meet and just how fabulous it all looks. I also talk about my plans for reviewing modules. I take you on a quick tour of all […]

Molten Modular 14 – The inevitable 3rd row of Eurorack



Eurorack Modular can get very expensive. With just a handful of modules you can find yourself sinking thousands of pounds into the building of your ultimate synthesizer. One way to reduce the cost is to get into the culture of modular DIY. Many modules are available in kit form and […]

Molten Modular 13 – My first DIY module: The Turing ...


It was a year ago now that I first got bitten by the modular bug. And in that time I’ve enjoyed sharing my journey with you into Eurorack. As this adventure continues I’ve got loads more videos planned, but it takes a lot of work and I’m looking for some […]

Looking for people to join my modular journey




I have expanded into a second 104HP row of Eurorack. You always need a bigger case and the time has come to break out of one row. In this video I’ll show you the modules I chose and how you go about expanding from one row to two.

Molten Modular 11 – My second row of Eurorack



In other words – how do you integrate control voltage into and out of your computer? Can you control your modular from your DAW, and can you modulate your software with your hardware? Can you? Of course! How do you do it? Well that’s a little bit more complicated. For […]

Molten Modular 09 – DC coupling, CV and DAW control ...



Norwich Synth Meet
Last night, in a quirky Norwich pub, gathered a handful of synth-heads for the inaugural Norwich Synthesizer Group Meet. Organised by Bill Cerebral and hosted by The Birdcage in the trendy Lanes area of Norwich, we plugged in our synths and had an unexpectedly enjoyable time. By that I don’t […]

Norwich Synth Meet