The Bay Bridge

Published on Mar 25, 2020 CatSynth TV

“Traveling back to San Francisco from Oakland on the Bay Bridge, March 21, 2020.
Because of the current shelter-in-place order for all of California, the bridge was exceptionally quiet and traffic-free for a Saturday afternoon.

Music: “Big Manul Variation 1” by Amanda Chaudhary (Shelter in Place Sessions)
Synthesizers used include:
Minimoog Model D
Arturia

Sheltering in Place with KOMA Field Kit, Crank Sturgeon Pocket Gamelan, Mr. Grassi, and more

Published on Mar 23, 2020 CatSynth TV

“As we shelter in place we have a bit of fun with the KOMA Field Kit driving the Crank Sturgeon Pocket Gamelan (springs, wires, and contact mics). We also use the Mr. Grassi non-deterministic touch plate module to drive a gong via a speaker and contact mic connected to the Field Kit. Audio is sent through the Strymon Magneto and QuBit Prism modules. The

Mlkus [Episode 241]

Published on Mar 3, 2020 CatSynth TV

“Experimental video feeding the Music Thing Modular Kontakt + Metasonix R54 into BEAP and Vizzie2 in Max/MSP. The audio was also routed via the Qu-Bit Electronix Prism.

‘Mlkus’ is Yiddish for stripes.”

Rucci Touch Synthesizer

Published on Feb 2, 2020 CatSynth TV

“We explore the Rucci Touch Synthesizer, a tiny handmade electronic musical instrument. We play it on its own, then run it through the QuBit Prism and Strymon Magneto modules.”

EP231 Terminal Island

Published on Jan 30, 2020 CatSynth TV

“Terminal Island is home to the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. We explore somewhat isolated freeways, CA 103 (the Terminal Island Freeway) and CA 47 that connect the ports to the rest of L.A. and southern California in this noir-ish video.

Hardware Synthesizers:
Minimoog
Sputnik Modular Dual Oscillator
Rossum Electro Morphues Filter
QuBit Prism

NAMM 2020: Qu-Bit Electronix

Published on Jan 16, 2020 CatSynth TV

“We visit with our friends at Qu-Bit Electronix who are introducing four new modules at NAMM 2020!”

NAMM 2020: Qu-bit Electronix Aurora, Data Bender, Surface and Cascade

Published on Jan 15, 2020 sonicstate

“At the NAMM show this year Qu-bit Electronix have introduced 4 new eurorack modules; Aurora, Data Bender, Surface and Cascade. Andrew Ikenberry was on hand with a patch to show off everything in slick fasion.

Data Bender is a circuit bent digital audio buffer, designed to give you all the control over Skipping CDs, software bugs, old tape machine,

CRAVE JAM #05 – Behringer Crave, Eventide H9, QU-Bit Nebulae v2, Make Noise Mimeophon

Published on Jan 5, 2020 maasijam

“Jamming with the new Behringer Crave analog synth.
CRAVE JAM #04

Patch notes:
Lead voice: Crave into Eventide H9. Cutoff modulated by the lfo. The rate of the LFO modulated by the keystep modwheel.
Ambient Background: Rhodes loop from QU-BIT Nebulae v2 into Make Noise Mimeophon. Nebulae 1v/oct modulated by a lfo.”

Bloom Tutorial

Published on Dec 11, 2019 Qu – Bit

“Bloom is a fractal sequencer capable of generating infinitely evolving melodies with a host of musical features.

Table of Contents
Programming a Simple Sequence: 00:31
Transpose: 00:59
Mutation: 1:17
Branches: 1:42
Path: 1:59
Length: 2:21
Scale: 2:41
Order: 3:29
Pattern: 3:59
Div/Mult: 4:57
Slew: 5:46
Ratchets: 6:41
Notes: 7:27
Channel: 8:25
Saving Settings

iPad / Eurorack ambient jam. Model D App, Teensy Midi Controller, Qu-bit chord v2, Eventide H9

Published on Nov 28, 2019 maasijam

“iPad / Eurorack ambient jam.

Background ambient sound: Qu-bit chord v2 is modulated by Pamelas New Workout. All four outputs of chord going into vcas, which are also modulated by Pam.

Fx: Eventide H9, 2HP verb, Expert Sleepers Disting MK4 (Stereo Delay)

Lead sound: Moog Model D App controlled by my Teensy based Midi-Controller.

Fx: Internal delay of the