Dreadbox fans, something tasty is coming later this year. It’s an analog synth with Polyend-provided arpeggiator, sequencer, and MIDI-to-CV.
Coming in December for 429 €, you get 64 steps of sequencing for both notes and parameters, 3x oscillators (one of them with ‘advanced wave forming’), and an arpeggiator, in this modulation-friendly monosynth. Specs:
All Analog Circuit developed by Dreadbox
Midi to CV, Sequencer and Arpeggiator developed by Polyend
64 step Sequencer that can store the Filter’s Cut off, Modulation Wheel and Velocity values, with a memory of 7 sequences
Arpeggiator with Up, Up-Down, 2 Octave Up, 2 Octave Down, 2 Octave Up-Down or Played Order
3 Classic Dreadbox VCOs:
2x osc with saw, pulse or triangle wave
1x osc with advanced wave forming (7 different waveforms)
A brand new 12dB/oct Filter design with variable thickness (active for frequencies 110Hz and below)
A dedicated Attack, Decay/Release, Sustain Envelope Generator to the Filter and the Amp
A Simple and Easy to use Modulation section
You can Polychain multiple units and achieve Polyphony
8 patch points for eurorack experience
I’ve been impressed by both makers, so it’ll be great to see this one. More:
Oh yeah – who’s Polyend? That’ll be the Polish boutique makers who are making this gorgeous, enormous grid sequencer.