Working up a patch for the Electronic Open Mic on Thursday and thought I’d try some pads from the MicroFreak through the Erica Stereo Delay as a starting point. VCO 3340 doing the bottom end, ST0 taking the top beeps, Pluck through Magento doing some wash and percussion taken care […]

Hot night noodle with MicroFreak and modular


Tackling the relatively simple Kassutronics VCO 3340 kit as supplied by Infinite Machinery. This video turned into a bit of a monster because during the process I ran into trouble testing out a new soldering iron, I had to do my first (and unexpected) bit of SMD soldering, and I […]

Modular DIY 06 – Kassutronics VCO 3340




The Native Instrument’s Komplete Audio 6 Mk2 has DC coupled outputs which means your can use CV from the computer to control or modulate your Eurorack modular. I’ll show what it’s all about using the new CV Tools in Ableton Live as well as Bitwig Studio and Reaktor. In case […]

Komplete Audio 6 Mk2 DC Coupled to Eurorack with Ableton ...


A fiddle through the new Drum Mode on the Erica Synths Graphic VCO. I don’t claim to have any idea as to what I’m doing – I’m just fiddling. I’ve got triggers coming from a Varigate 4+ and some modulation coming into the Morph input. I also add some random […]

Erica Synths Graphic VCO drum mode


The first in a series (perhaps) investigating the relationship between guinea pigs and modular synthesis.

Guinea Pig Modular




Treadstone is a cool little monosynth from Analogue Solutions that’s capable of a surprising amount of sound from a little box. Some great and unusual features including a little internal MIDI sequencer, dynamic filter cutoff and weird Reflect delay. Loving this little thing – lots of sound demo in the […]

Analogue Solutions Treadstone synth review


Here’s a full build of the DivKid Mutes module kit as supplied by Befaco and Thonk.co.uk. Not many components, not many instructions but I’ll take you through it and fill in all the holes. In the end you get an instantly usable, performance transforming, wicked little module for muting things […]

Modular DIY 05 – DivKid Mutes



Lattice is a delicious 12-step Eurorack sequencer that is the model of simplicity and terribly musical. Cells is an expansion that makes it playable and takes it in new directions. Here’s my full review with lots of footage of the thing in action. http://www.tenderfootelectronics.com

Tenderfoot Lattice sequencer and Cells review