Meet Nightlife – After Later Audio’s New Mixer Ecosystem

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If you were lucky enough to attend Knobcon last year, 2023 was clearly the "Year of the Mixer." Larger offerings from Noise Engineering, 1010 Music, and Boredbrain got significant coverage but there's one company who seems to have snuck under the radar: After Later Audio and the modular Nightlife Mixer Series.

Sample & Hold

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Modular World – Patch-On: Reverb Challenge

Weighing in at almost five and half hours, the Modular World Patch-On: Reverb challenge is an epic show of 50 artists across 15 countries.

Patch-On: Reverb – A Modular World Interview with Johno Wells

In celebration of the upcoming Patch-On // REVERB patch-challenge video we talk about the show, the scene, and the mind behind one of the most important creative outlets in our global modular community.

DivKid Ochd – Halloween Wallpaper Set

As promised, here are six hi-res desktop wallpapers and one (you have to edit people) iOS wallpaper from our DivKid øchd Halloween photo session.
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Meet the New DivKid Ochd Expander: [ø]4^2

We've got a hunch that 'ochd expander' will be...

A8Manager v2.0: Interview On Making the Rossum Electro-Music Assimil8or Easier to Handle

Sample management isn't fun. Especially, sample management on complex Eurorack modules with minimal screen real estate. Chris Roberts felt that pain and coded an open source, cross-platform app to handle samples and preset files on the Rossum Electro-Music Assimil8or. Let's get to know A8Manager v2.0 and talk to Chris about the software!

Hey, Machina Bristronica 2023 Is This Weekend!

There are synth events and then there are Synth Events. If you're in the UK, you get the chance to enjoy the latter this weekend at Machina Bristronica 2023: a one-day festival brimming with activities. You can experience manufacturer booths, live sets, expert discussions, DIY workshops, educational sessions, and even a dedicated stage for DivKid interviews.

Modular Bias Gear – Helvetica& Series

Do you like modular synths and wearing clothing? Wild, us too! From East to West coasts, envelopes to modulation, and even a sneaky manufacturer homage... we're excited to get these out into the world and confusing your friends & family.
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Speed Round: 5 Second Interviews at Knobcon 2023

This video made us laugh way more than expected. Experience Knobcon in all its self-proclaimed synth nerd glory with 5 second soundbites from ~70 different manufacturers, performers, and one asleep person.

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A8Manager v2.0: Interview On Making the Rossum Electro-Music Assimil8or Easier to Handle

Sample management isn't fun. Especially, sample management on complex Eurorack modules with minimal screen real estate. Chris Roberts felt that pain and coded an open source, cross-platform app to handle samples and preset files on the Rossum Electro-Music Assimil8or. Let's get to know A8Manager v2.0 and talk to Chris about the software!

Hey, Machina Bristronica 2023 Is This Weekend!

There are synth events and then there are Synth Events. If you're in the UK, you get the chance to enjoy the latter this weekend at Machina Bristronica 2023: a one-day festival brimming with activities. You can experience manufacturer booths, live sets, expert discussions, DIY workshops, educational sessions, and even a dedicated stage for DivKid interviews.

Modular Bias Gear – Helvetica& Series

Do you like modular synths and wearing clothing? Wild, us too! From East to West coasts, envelopes to modulation, and even a sneaky manufacturer homage... we're excited to get these out into the world and confusing your friends & family.
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Speed Round: 5 Second Interviews at Knobcon 2023

This video made us laugh way more than expected. Experience Knobcon in all its self-proclaimed synth nerd glory with 5 second soundbites from ~70 different manufacturers, performers, and one asleep person.
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Let’s Dive Into Water with Jasmine & Olive Trees

The Water was hazy (see what we did there?) compared to Traffic's great video documentation. Now we get a similar, detailed exploration of J&OT's vector CV generator and how to it flows through patches.
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Read Means Recording – Knobcon 11 Covidcap

Knobcon was a blast and there are certain people who do excellent work capturing the event atmosphere, all the hardware, and the performances. Props to Jeremy for knocking out this nice ~20 minute recap while suffering from the old C to-the-Vid and covering a serious amount of module news.

Tease No More: Xer Mixa is Noise Engineering’s New 10-Channel Hybrid Analog/Digital Stereo Mixer

We all saw the rows of sliders, LED bokeh, and sheer size of the module Noise Engineering teased up and down Instagram this August. Many people correctly guessed it's a mixer, but they didn't guess it's a 10-channel hybrid analog/digital mixer with full MIDI integration and preset capabilities *and* a 4HP CV expander amusingly named Expando Expandi.