New modular works

I’ve neglected this page far too long. Here are a couple of recent works I’ve patched together on the modular synth. Each one took about a month or 6 weeks to feel done. A bit more freeform than most of my other stuff. This one was fun to record because I’d not worked out a strict progression and just winged parts of it on the fly.     By contrast, this one was much more structured. 3 separate melodic sequences and two bassline arrangements. And overall the idea was that this song would progress more or less evenly from quiet …

A space ambient track “Umbriel”

This was a patch I put together shortly after getting the 4MS Spectral Multiband Resonator module. Here is the description I posted with the video This space ambient patch is centered around the Spectral Multiband Resonator, using it to provide a curtain of lush chords, and to drive a few other oscillators. I use the unquantized output from Rene to play the SMR via the Rotate in. Meanwhile, Rene’s quantized out drives the Piston Honda MkII for the main melody. I saved this to a preset on Rene so I could choose the SMR chord that plays along with the …