Robert Langer – A Patch from Scratch

In May 2022 I visited Robert and the tangible waves team at their headquarters in Murnau in Bavaria. After a series of interviews and videos about the production workflow, Robert showed me his little sanctuary, a former chapel within the building which he has rented to play music and to get inspiration for his module creations. Here, Robert is showing us his process of creating a performance from scratch in the style of Klaus Schulze who had just died a few days before we recorded this video.

Jamuary 2022 Day 2

This is my second jam for Jamuary 2022. This time I’ve been playing a lot with modulation. Random modulation of the Nyle Filter via the RBSS, LFO modulation of the from Wonkystuff and a rhythmic modulation of the waves from the Wavetables via the SEQ8 sequencer. The cool thing in modular synthesis is that you can use a CV/Gate sequencer for so many other things than just pitch.

Synth Explorer – Wires Everywhere

This started as an experiment with passing the sound of the Synth Explorer through the Korg NTS-1 for delay and reverb effects. Then it somehow got out of hand and soon wires criss-crossed all over my desk to the various AE Modular racks. It shows how easy it is to cross connect different AE racks if they are all powered by the same power supply so that there is no grounding issue.

This synth is made for music and STEM education and is now also for sales on the tangible waves website: