Not just another clone or continuation of the 808-esque, acid-style kicks of the Mutant Bassdrum – the Mutant BD9 seeks to explore uncharted bassdrum territory by having an integrated sub-oscillator for maximal auditory obliteration.
MIX lets you blend between the SHELL and SNAPPY tones that make up the overall snare drum
turn up the DRIVE to get overdriven snare tones with intense harmonics. The purple LED indicates when the snare begins to overdrive
like the other Mutant Drums, signal levels have been normalized for modular level input and output (up to 20Vpp)
SHELL synthesizes the drum skins
analog bridged-t sinewave oscillators, for those organic-sounding tones we’ve come to love from the 808
TONE control blends between the two sinewaves of different frequency
SHELL PITCH lets you tune one of the sine waves, to change the pitch of your snare drum
SNAPPY adds some noise to the snare
an analog white noise generator feeds the SNAPPY circuit
an external input lets you patch any sound source you like into the SNAPPY generator
voltage control of SNAPPY decay
SNAPPY feeds into an analog selectable high-pass or band-pass filter
voltage control of filter cutoff frequency
when nothing is plugged into the cutoff CV input, the SNAPPY envelope OR the adjustable sinewave from the SHELL generator normalize through the CV attenuverter for cutoff CV. A jumper on the back of the module allows you to select which of these internal modulation signals are routed here
the filter has three resonance settings: classic 808 (low resonance), high resonance, and self-oscillation
bipolar attenuators (aka: ‘attenuverters’) on CV inputs
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Control your drum modules and trigger events on your modular from any MIDI sequencer!
If you want to use a MIDI sequencer to trigger events on your modular synthesizer (e.g. using the hexinverter.net Mutant drums range or Tiptop Audio classical drum modules or envelope generators to control VCAs), Erica Synths MIDI to trigger module is just what you need; it converts ANY MIDI notes to eight 10ms Trigger signals. When designing the module, we put usability as priority; it will take you seconds to program the module. It works with any MIDI sequencer & controller so there is no need to change MIDI controller settings, instead, you reprogram the module.
The SWAMP is a random CV and audio generator inspired by the famous Wiard Wogglebug module; it’s often the heart of self-generating patches and brings controllable randomness to your modular system.
In the SWAMP module we introduced numerous modifications and improvements to extend potentiometer range, added an audio input, which, when connected, replaces the internal Tone oscillator, replaced the expensive dual vactrol, built S&H circuit around the made in Riga S&H IC AS1100CK2, added audio waveform selection switches, CV output configuration jumpers and much more.
Three random audio frequency outputs
External audio input routed to ring modulator
Three random CV outputs
Clock input and output to sync the module to your modular system
CV control over internal clock for even more extreme randomness
This is not a set it and forget it oscillator. It’s an oscillator that demands to be tweaked, modulated and explored. It’s an oscillator that’s proudly analog and eschews all shortcuts. As such, it’s an oscillator that rewards you with sounds as boundless as your creativity.
The beating heart(s) of your rack, the analog oscillator. If the Dixie2‘s six waveform outputs don’t offer enough shapes for you, the PWM, sync, and FM inputs have you covered. Unique to the Dixie2+ is PWM control, exponential FM, and an Octave switch for quick asnd precise musical tuning. Great in pairs, two hearts are better than one.