Make Noise 2018: Contour

Our first modulation source is the lovely little Contour module. I sometimes get the sense that Contour is considered Function’s poor cousin. So, is Contour just for those of us too cheap to drop the extra $45 for Function? Personally, I don’t think so. What contour is, at it’s heart, is a beautiful and versatile […]

Mutable Instruments Frames: Quadrature [BEAST] Mode

Frames is a monster of a module. At 18hp its far from tiny, and just look at that knob! It does big things too. More than a few times I’ve heard it referred to as a macro modulator. That description fits in more ways than one. Frames primary function is keyframing and tweening. Keyframes are […]

Praise for the Range Switch

I began my journey into synthesis with the Doepfer Dark Energy II. There were things I didn’t like about it. I wish it had more CV ins and outs. And there were things I did like about it. PWM saw anyone? Oh, and don’t forget the range switches. Having the range switches was great. Being […]