May 18, 2018
If you're an analog junky like we are here at Soul Surplus, you've probably heard the good news about the new Grandmother Synth, by Moog. We'll let Moog inform you on what the Grandmother is, and why we're anxious to get our hands on one...
"The Grandmother is a semi-modular analog synthesizer with a built-in arpeggiator, sequencer and spring reverb tank. Start playing immediately with “no patching required”, and then explore an infinite sonic playground with Grandmother’s reconfigurable front panel. Grandmother’s circuits, spring reverb, and spirit are inspired by the classic Moog Modular Synthesizers, making this instrument a powerful addition to a Mother-32, DFAM or any Eurorack modular system." - Moog
If you're familiar with our sound, or purchased any one of our sample packs, you know that Moog synths are a staple in how we create compositions. We even featured the Moog Opus and Minotaur (almost exclusively) in the Synth Pack Volume 1. At the present moment, the Grandmother is sold out (sold exclusively at Guitar Center), but expect to hear the sounds from this awesome synth in future sample packs, sooner than later. In the meantime, check out these specs, and take a few minutes to watch these videos to get a more in-depth view of what to expect.
• Hardware Spring Reverb can be used to process external sounds• ¼” External audio input for guitars, drum machines, and more.• Semi-modular - no patching is required• Easy to use Arpeggiator and Sequencer • Store up to 3 sequences with up to 256 notes each• 2 Analog Oscillators with selectable waveshape and hard sync• Classic 4-Pole 10Hz-20kHz Ladder filter • Patchable 1-Pole High Pass filter• Analog ADSR Envelope Generator• Analog LFO with audio-rate capabilities• 32-note Fatar keyboard with velocity • All normalized connections can be interrupted for full modularity• DIN MIDI In/Out/Thru and USB MIDI• Patchable bipolar attenuator• Works with Mother-32, DFAM, Eurorack modular systems and more• 41 patch points with 21 inputs, 16 outputs and a Parallel-Wired 4-jack MultMODULE PROVENANCE· Oscillators based on Moog Minimoog · Mixer based on Moog CP3· Filter based on Moog 904· Envelope Generator Based on Moog 911· VCA Based on Moog 902· Spring Reverb based on Moog 905
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