22 Sep · Bastl Instruments' Kastle ARP is an alarmingly fun modular melody generator that forces sine waves through a digital waveshaper for tonal delights.
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17 May · Superbooth was huge, fun and full of vigorous patching. Here are a handful of Eurorack modular products that stood out for me this year.
10 May · Basil is more than a Pizza garnish, it's a creative explosion of flavour that will invigorate, modulate and pull you forwards and backwards in time.
05 May · Sampling is still one of the most powerful aspects of music production, we've selected some of the best budget samplers for creating beats.
12 Apr · The Bastl Instruments Bestie is a mini analogue mixer that’s been designed to overload with up to 20dB of additional gain possible on every channel.
07 Apr · Looking for a way to get into FM synthesis? We've selected some of the best FM synths with both sound design and song-creation tools.
08 Feb · This week we dig into the Dual VCO of Dominus, capture gestures through Thererec and get some delirious textual delays from Coma Reactor 2.
08 Feb · Aikido pits Bastl Instruments against Casper in a modular dojo of non-violent redirection momentum, VCA mixing and side-chaining dynamics.
26 Dec 2022 · Despite the year's chip shortages we've seen some interesting and unusual modules this year. Here's my pick of the Best Eurorack Modules of 2022
14 Oct 2022 · Microgranny Monolith takes the Microgranny 2.0 to its most iconic form and final evolution. It's a lo-fi granular sampling box with better everything.
03 Oct 2022 · The Softpop SP2 synth is getting an upgrade to add a digital VCO that comes with a raft of extra waveforms, features and a truckload of stability.
18 May 2022 · Superbooth 22 was a huge success, full of a vast array of electronic music-making machines. Here's what caught my eye in new modules and Eurorack.
11 May 2022 · Pizza is served with a complex slice of digital oscillations, waveshaping and FM. Take an incredible journey to discover new flavours and textures.
06 Jan 2022 · A rampant love affair between noise and melody, bangers and angels, bass and chaos, tied up in an effusion of sockets and sliders in the Softpop SP2.
21 Dec 2021 · The Bastl Instruments Softpop is a weirdly organic light and sound synthesizer with lots of playable faders. Softpop 2 is on its way and looks groovier than ever.
09 Sep 2021 · BUDDY is four channels of stereo mixing in a compact Eurorack module that also has preamps for line-level signals ideal for hybrid setups.
03 Dec 2020 · Remember the Kastle pocket-sized patchable synth? Well, this is the Kastle Drum its unruly rhythm-based sibling for industrial glitchy grooves.
10 Aug 2020 · The Midilooper was one of the coolest boxes to emerge over the virtual stay-at-home Superbooth and it's shipping now. Record your MIDI input, loop it, quantise it and route it to 3 different boxes.
24 Apr 2020 · Bastl Instruments has revealed a couple of new products: a MIDI Looper in a desktop box and a new IKARIE stereo analogue filter in collaboration with Casper Electronics and inspired by space.
14 Jan 2020 · In my view, Casper Electronics and Bastl Instruments bring out the best in each other. This latest collaboration called Wave is a wave folding drone mixer.
27 Nov 2019 · Somewhere, lost in the realms of internet shorthand Bastl Instruments has released an unfortunately named passive mute module called LOL.
27 Sep 2019 · KOMPASS takes a non-linear approach to triggering and uses probability to generate new looping patterns depending on where you are heading in your three dimensional percussive adventure.
07 Jan 2019 · Dark Matter will take your Eurorack audio to breaking point with 4 flavours of voltage controller overdrive while feeding back it's own resonant feedback crossfaded and crushed.
04 May 2018 · Dark Matter takes a channel of an analogue audio mixer and pushes it past breaking point with a crossfadable feedback loop, envelope following and a riotously intense and unruly sound.