Podcast 245: Matthew Allum (ALM/Busy Circuits)

Published on Sep 16, 2018 20Objects

“From the second I saw the Akemie’s Castle module, I knew I’d want to talk to its developer, Matthew Allum. What a module – and what a name! I knew there had to be stories about what was going on. I’ve also notices that almost every case I’m seeing has a Pamela’s Workout module. Matthew let me try out a few modules, and now I understand why these are so

Pam’s New Workout + Mum M8 Overview // Eurorack

Published on Jul 13, 2018 Enrique Martinez

“Just Showing off my new favorite eurorack module!
ALM Busy Curcuits Pamela’s New Workout and the PEXP-1 expander.
I give a quick overview of all three modules i just got in the mail. Nothing formal, all for fun”

Eurorack Synth Drums – 180617

Published on Jun 17, 2018 Ryan Bocook

“My first patch using the drum setup: Akemi’s Taiko, Moog DFAM, Pam’s new workout, 0-coast, Elements.”

ALM Busy Circuits Akemie’s Castle FM Oscillator Eurorack Module

via this auction

“Excellent condition. ALM Busy Circuits Akemie’s Castle FM Oscillator Eurorack Modular Synth. Purchased new 2 months ago. Barely used. Never gigged. Includes ALM packaging, 4x mounting screws, 4x patch cables and 1 ribbon cable.”

Noyzelab Regional Arts Fellowship – Field Report 4

You can find the full report at Noyzelab here.

“Included in this post is a look at some creative outcomes for my 2017 fellowship activities in UK/ Belgium/ Sweden/ Japan/ Regional NSW => Gigs at Cafe OTO, Trap Club, FUSE Art Space, SuperDeluxe. Chris Watson, Jez riley French and Aphex Twin mentorships, residencies at University of Hull, University of Newcastle, EMS Stockholm + a visit to ALM

ALM Busy Circuits SMT soldering technique

Published on Apr 11, 2018 noyzelab

This one in via noyzelab. Always fun to see the makers behind the scenes, along with some useful tips in this one.

“A quick iphone recording during my visit to ALM Busy Circuits HQ in July 2017. I asked Matthew if he’d give me a quick primer on how to solder SMT chips, so grabbed this video of the process.

Recorded during my Regional Arts Fellowship. This

Slow and Atmospheric-ish: Orgone Accumulator – Elements – Sid Guts Deluxe etc

Published on Apr 3, 2018 isvisible isinvisible

Sound sources:
Doepfer – A-110 x 3
Neutron Sound – Orgone Accumulator
ALM – Sid Guts Deluxe
ALM – Akemie’s Taiko
Mutable Instruments – Elements
Mutable Instruments – Braids
Mutable Instruments – Edges
Mutable Instruments – Rings

Eurorack Processing:
Doepfer – A-101-3 Phaser, A-188-2 Tapped BBD, lots of filters.
Intellijel – Springray

Mumdance demos his jungle-inspired Eurorack filter module, MUM M8

Published on Feb 27, 2018 FACTmagazine

You can find details on the ALM MUM M8 here, and a demo from Perfect Circuit Audio here.

“We visit Mumdance’s studio for an exclusive look at his exciting new module.

Mumdance’s musical influences are many, but top of the list are two things: modular synths and hardcore. He’s managed to combine his love of both with his latest release, a Eurorack filter

ALM MUM M8 Eurorack Version Of Akai S950 Filter

Published on Dec 12, 2017 Perfect Circuit Audio

“This video shows the ALM Busy Circuits MUM M8 eurorack filter which is based on the filter from the Akai S950 sampler. It also has a built in VCA and sounds great when overdriven.

MUM M8 available here: https://www.perfectcircuitaudio.com/a…”

Supporting members of MATRIXSYNTH get %10 off at Perfect Circuit Audio!

Acting At A Distance

Published on Dec 3, 2017 davidryle

“Far Away…
A combination of keyboard synths and the modular 5U & 3U, multi-tracked to Cubase.
A simple pair of chord progressions outlined with various step sequencer parts and multiple poly sequential controllers feeding a multitude of oscillators and filters of the large format modular.
The Behringer DeepMind12 performed a few delicate arpeggios along