In this article, Matthew Piecora tells you how to build a DIY Eurorack Case and gives you some tips and insight to the process. Need some ideas on what casing to use? How big to make it? What parts you might need? Read more to find out how you could build your own Eurorack Modular Case!
In this article, Matthew Piecora breaks down everything you need to know about thru zero frequency modulation. What are carriers? Modulators? Read to find out more and check out what some of our favorite Through Zero Frequency Modulation Oscillators at Patchwerks are!
The Analog Heat +FX is a powerful sound processor offering a wide palette of analog distortions and digital effects. With its unique modulation options, seamless DAW integration via Overbridge, and function as a sound card, this versatile audio tool enhances any sound source from synths to vocals. Whether you're adding subtle warmth or aggressive distortion, the Analog Heat +FX elevates your audio processing and sound design capabilities. Perfect for both live and studio settings, it's the must-have gear for audio enthusiasts and sound designers.
Roland announces the S-1 Tweakable Synthesizer as the next installment of The Roland AIRA Compact Series. These instruments pack a powerful punch and are perfect for any beginner, pro, musician on the go, or synth enthusiast! Find out why we here at Patchwerks love these affordable devices in this article by Matthew Piecora.
All the info, news, and new gear announcements from Superbooth 2023! Our tracker blog post by Matthew Piecora summarizes everything you need to know from the Berlin tradeshow. Check it out and stay up to date on what's coming this year and see which products Patchwerks already has available for pre-order or sale!
Modulation is a fundamental technique used in electronic music to create interest, complexity, and variation in the sound. Modulation refers to the process of changing the sound's parameters over time, such as pitch, filter cutoff, or amplitude, to create dynamic and evolving soundscapes. Matthew Piecora breaks down different modulation types and more in this article.
In 1981, Roland introduced a new synthesizer, the TB-303, which would eventually become a legendary instrument in the world of electronic music. But the 303 wasn't always as popular as it is today. Read more about the story of the iconic 303 and how it eventually became a staple for creating basslines in the electronic music scene.
This blog series exists to delve deeper into the motivations, inspiration, and backgrounds of Seattle-local events and the people involved. As a kick-off to this series we're calling Around Town, I’m thrilled to share this conversation I had with two of the organizers of Ground Hum.
The Minimoog Model D 2022 Edition Synthesizer is a true testament to the legacy of Bob Moog and the impact he had on the world of electronic music. With its all-analog sound, timeless design, and modern modifications, it is the perfect tool for any synthesist looking to capture the iconic sound of the 1970s.
If you are looking for some inspiration you should check out Euclidean sequencing. This article breaks down what Euclidean sequencing is and how you can build complex rhythm patterns with the ALM Pam's New Workout or PRO Workout, Acid Rain Constellation, Polyend Play, and more!