Just for fun, I recently made a patch in VCV Rack that (sort of) recreates my DIY hardware modular setup. I thought some others might have fun with it too, so the patch can be downloaded from the Synth Patches page. The name “Phoenix” comes from the fact that the hardware version uses parts from a dead ESQ-1. The original hardware is mostly simple circuits, and this VCV version isn’t exactly the same. For example, the original lacks V/Oct scaling for CV inputs. I tried to find modules that were most similar to what’s in the hardware, and thanks to the Lunetta Modula stuff, that section is mostly spot-on. There are also some effects sends that mimic the setup I use in the mixer section. Here’s a demo video:

VCV Rack – “Virtual Phoenix” patch

This patch is an attempt to recreate my DIY hardware modular setup in VCV Rack. The name “Phoenix” comes from the fact that the hardware version uses parts f…

An attempt to recreate Slacker’s Melody Generator in VCV Rack. Since I couldn’t find a module that works like the 4051 as a demuxer,* I finagled a workaround of sorts that seems to provide similar audio results, at the cost of more complexity. In fact, there are really 2 finagled solutions here, one of which is the 4019/DAC combo, which could be removed for a more “pure” solution.

The patch can be found here, and comes with a text file that lists the modules used.

VCV Rack – Melodegenerator

A Lunetta-inspired patch, attempting to recreate the Slacker Melody Generator circuit. The original schematic can be found here:https://electro-music.com/for…

* Note: I’m not necessarily saying such a module doesn’t exist, just that I couldn’t find it if it does– feel free to get in touch if you know of one.

Just for fun, a “3 Module Challenge” patch using Bogaudio’s Mix 4, Vult’s Lateralus filter (free version), and the VCV Delay module. The patch can be downloaded from the usual place.

3 Module Challenge – Feedback Fun

A “3 Module Challenge” patch based on feedback, using Bogaudio’s Mix 4, Vult’s Lateralus filter (free version), and the VCV Delay module. This patch is avail…

A bit of VCV Rack drone action. Video is footage from the Kitty Horrorshow game Roads from the Haunted Cities Vol. 2 collection, processed with Acid Cam. Assembly and some additional video processing was done in Kdenlive.

As usual, the VCV Rack patch is available from here.

Noise Therapy: Session 024

A bit of VCV Rack drone action. Video is footage from the Kitty Horrorshow game Roads from the Haunted Cities Vol. 2 collection, processed with Acid Cam.http…

Back to VCV Rack for the audio here, video is a combo of my favorites: MilkDrop 2 being processed through Acid Cam. The VCV Rack patch is available from the FSA website, linked below.

As always (though I haven’t mentioned it recently), everything was assembled in Kdenlive. The VCV patch is available from the sounds page here.

Noise Therapy: Session 023

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I’ve been uploading stuff to patchstorage.com, starting with my VCV Rack patches. I’ve also started adding Reaktor stuff, and in the process have made a demo video for Loid’s Cousin. The others will follow in the near future.

Loid’s Cousin (Reaktor synth) Demo

“Loid’s Cousin” is a noisebox/sound generator based on concepts from my DIY Lunetta modular, complete with blinkenlichten. Lunettas are simple machines based…

Ambientish noise from VCV Rack. Video is footage of the game Soul Calibur VI, processed with Acid Cam. The VCV patch is available here, in the usual place.

Noise Therapy: Session 021

Ambientish noise from VCV Rack. Video is footage of the game Soul Calibur VI, processed with Acid Cam.VCV Rack: https://vcvrack.com/Acid Cam: https://www.los…

The audio in this one is all hardware generated, with sounds coming from Loid, my DIY Lunetta-style modular, plus effects. Video is footage from the game Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator, processed with Acid Cam.

Noise Therapy: Session 019

The audio in this one is all hardware generated, with sounds coming from Loid, my DIY Lunetta-style modular, plus effects. Video is footage from the game Ult…

Once again playing with VCV Rack 2. The video in this one is footage from Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries, mangled with Acid Cam.

Noise Therapy: Session 018

Once again playing with VCV Rack 2. The video in this one is footage from Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries, mangled with Acid Cam.https://www.lostsidedead.biz/The …

As usual, the VCV patch is available from the Patches page.