Korg sound design fans, you’ll want this: a user has made a free tool that automatically generates images from program presets. (Sounds like a great idea for other synths, too – and we get into other geeky scripts here, as well.) And now is a good time to revisit free patch sheets for volca modular, though for that you’ll need drawing software … or a pen.Read more
Dutch designer Rob Hordijk inspired many instrument creators before his death last fall. Meng Qi is one of those moved by his work. He has just released an alternative firmware for his Wingie2 that allows it to behave like Hordijk’s beloved Blippoo Box.
Why work in modular? One good answer: modulation. And modules are increasingly departing from more utilitarian approaches to gesture recording, morphing, and other expressive concepts. Neutral Labs Pip does all that and has some clever ideas for how two LFOs can work together. It’s available pre-assembled or with source code & DIY builds for those who want it.
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