Review: Here’s Moog Mavis, packing analog Moog modular essentials into a 24-jack, $349 box

It looks like another budget semi-modular, but look closer: Moog’s latest is a distillation of a lot of what distinguishes a Moog modular voice, with some significant twists (wavefolder!). And it can work on its own or as an ideal companion to other patchable instruments. Let’s break it down.

Dreadbox’s new 200€ Dysmetria kit is an insane amount of analog groove fun

My favorite thing from Superbooth, the one thing I’d pull out a wallet right away and get? It’s none other than Dreadbox’s utterly brutal-sounding, wildly fun analog semi-modular groove synth for Eurorack or desktop.

Peter Kirn - May 16, 2022

Softpop SP2 is next-level analog synthesis and processing from Bastl and Casper Electronics

It’s next-level chaos – literally. The radical sonic exploration of the original Softpop by Peter Edwards and Bastl has been massively expanded into a new modular analog synth and sound processor. In a chaotic universe, here’s the kind of unpredictability you want to swallow whole — rather than the other way around.

Peter Kirn - January 5, 2022

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