What to buy

Modular Synth design and releases (Reaktor, SynthEdit, Tassman, etc.)
Gripthegrip
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15 posts since 1 Feb, 2019

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:00 am

I’m starting out in the Modular world Any advice

imrae
KVRian
860 posts since 2 Jul, 2010

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:25 am

What do you want to achieve?

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KVRAF
6479 posts since 21 Dec, 2002 from MD USA

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:35 am

man this is the laziest framed question I ever seen.
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whyterabbyt
Beware the Quoth
27705 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:34 am

Gripthegrip wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:00 am
I’m starting out in the Modular world Any advice
buy a rack, then add some modules.
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vurt
addled muppet weed
55012 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:06 am

cables!

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vurt
addled muppet weed
55012 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:06 am

more cables!

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KVRAF
4922 posts since 19 Jun, 2008 from Seattle

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:15 am

Yep ^^^ cables!

And 'mults'... lots and lots of mults.
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vortico
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308 posts since 19 Jul, 2008

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:00 am

Gripthegrip wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:00 am
What to buy

Modules
VCV Rack open-source virtual modular synthesizer

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dave dove
KVRian
977 posts since 31 Aug, 2007 from wales

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:39 pm

get software
play around for a good while
learn how you like to work
buy a real one if you think you need to
everyone I know with eurorack has spent a lot of money on modules they found they didn't need/like/use after the initial learning curve

Dave

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antic604
KVRAF
3049 posts since 4 Jan, 2017 from Warsaw, Poland

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:13 pm

Get a grip first.
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Distorted Horizon
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2764 posts since 17 Jan, 2017 from Planet of cats

Re: What to buy

Post Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:31 pm

Gripthegrip wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:00 am
I’m starting out in the Modular world Any advice
https://www.softube.com/modular


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vurt
addled muppet weed
55012 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Re: What to buy

Post Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:39 am

knobs is dangerous!
that guy has ruined my savings!!!! :x

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iNNeRNoiZe
KVRist
161 posts since 20 Nov, 2006

Re: What to buy

Post Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:56 pm

Vcv Rack. <3

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foosnark
KVRAF
4959 posts since 9 Jan, 2003 from Saint Louis MO

Re: What to buy

Post Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:29 am

vurt wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:39 am
knobs is dangerous!
that guy has ruined my savings!!!! :x
I know, I just watched his video on Hungry Robot Wardenclyffe and now I kind of feel like I need it :dog:

Gonna make myself wait until I see how pedals fit on the top of my new modular case... which should be shipping any day now (glances in the general direction of the Netherlands).

Anyway, "what to buy" is really one of the all-consuming questions in modular, and you will never fully answer it. For "how to start" though, I agree with Knobs. Start slow, probably with a semi-modular, pick one module that is exciting to you, and don't worry too much about other peoples' advice including this advice :hihi:

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