Tag: modular

Histories of the Modular Synthesizer

This is post 12 of 13 in the series “Synth Pioneers” This series highlights pioneers in electronic music. It is not intended to be a deep dive, but rather a jumping off point for further exploration. I welcome your comments and insights on any of the posts, and welcome any additional information you might come…

By GerenM July 4, 2022 0

Modular … Thoughts Revisited

Several months ago, I wrote a piece outlining four reasons that I no longer wanted to build a modular rig. But, as I write this post today, on the sixth anniversary of the death of Keith Emerson, I’ve had a bit of a change of heart.

By GerenM March 11, 2022 1

Learn About Modular Without Breaking The Bank

Have you got the modular synthesis bug, but don’t want to shell out a ton of money, only to find out it’s not for you? I know that I’ve mentioned the free VCV Rack software in the past, and used it in a video to demonstrate how ring modulation works. But if you’re just learning,…

By GerenM March 10, 2022 0