/ DIY Machines

/ Microphonic Soundbox

The perfect sound design tool! Microphonic Soundbox is an acoustic wooden experimental instrument, which perfectly integrates in any audio setup to create interesting and otherworldly soundscapes. It features 2 internal contact microphones and 2 battery powered low noise pre-amps (~100x Gain), both signals can be mixed together and sent to the mono out as a line level.

 

DIY Level: Medium/Advanced

 

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/ VCO-1

VCO-1 is an analogue basic VCO (oszillator) for the modular Eurorack system. From mid 2018 it can be complemented by VCO-1 Expander, which adds many functions like sync, lin. FM, wave morphing, LFO etc. VCO-1 is temperature stable and provides a clean 1V/oct tracking over 5 octaves. Besides our workshops, you can buy the VCO online via Exploding Shed.

 

DIY Level: Medium/Advanced.

 

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/ Kaputt Monkey Fuzz

Kaputt Monkey Fuzz is a brutal fuzz distortion, which mangles beats and synths as sexy as guitars. The power starving function really chokes your sound to death and with the additional combined diode-clipping and feedback functions you can add sub-octaves to the sound and generate synth-like, ragged and screaming sounds.

 

DIY Level: Medium.

 

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/ Drone Synth

Our Drone Synth includes four oscillators, a mixer, filter and a VCA. It has two channels with two oscillators on each channel plus mixer, filter, VCA. The oscillators can be synced, what leads to interesting sounds with rich overtones. The volume of the oscillators is then mixed and goes to the filter, which is a combination of low- and highpass.

 

DIY Level: Medium.

 

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/ Noise To Brain Adapter NTBA

NTBA is a multifunctional oscillator (VCO) and a swiss army knife for your modular synth, which is available as a DIY kit. It has 12 modes, organised in 4 groups.


NTBA offers a lot of value for your money: Squarewave VCO, FM, Noise, S/H Tone Generator, Clock Switcher, Clock Divider, Trigger Cluster Generator, Random Trigger Clouds.

 

DIY Level: Medium.

 

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/ Hairy Bastard Fuzz

Hairy Bastard Fuzz (like Woolly Mammoth) is a moderate fuzz pedal, that works well for guitar and bass. Defined, reliable and controllable and dynamically responsive to your performance.

 

DIY Level: Medium.

 

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