Erica Synths LXR-02 drum machine playtest: brutal sounds, live jams, 1.2 firmware

I’ve been playing with the LXR-02, the new digital drum synth from Erica Synths and Sonic Potions. Verdict: it’s versatile, loud, and brutally violent when it wants to be. Here are some sounds, plus more tips for LXR-02 players, and the latest on the just-out 1.2 firmware update.

In FRKTL’s Azimuth, an ethereal world of undulating sonic and visual surfaces

In fragmented, alien futuristic materials, FRKTL – aka Sarah Badr – has produced another spectacular release. This project fuses her evocative sound design with increasing virtuosity in digital visuals, as generated surfaces melt into synesthesia. Sarah to me was already pushing the envelope of sound design in organic, flowing compositions, and now all the little […]

Peter Kirn - September 23, 2021

Erica Synths’ PĒRKONS, a deep 4-voice drum+synth box, ‘thunder’ in Latvian

Erica is offering up a 4-voice synth and percussion architecture with a detailed sequencer in a single box. So yeah, this week is about a lot of new modules – but PĒRKONS shows again how those ideas can be integrated into a single desktop design, too.

Peter Kirn - September 15, 2021

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