Make Noise Records Presents: Shared System Series

Make Noise Records is proud to announce the Shared System Series! It is available for purchase and TRASH_AUDIO is the only place you can purchase it from online for the time being. Please visit the Make Noise Records webpage for more information and artist statements.

The Shared System Series compiles the separate recordings of several artists utilizing the same electronic musical instrument, the Shared System. At times it feels as though electronic music has become an overly automated form driven by simplified genre specific apps and software. What happens when the signal path is not pre-defined or optimized for a popular result? The Shared System is a modular synthesizer developed by Make Noise. It has no pre-determined signal path, and is not designed for any particular musical destination. In limiting the artists to this one instrument, we hope the Shared System Series of records will purely illustrate the intentions of the artists.

Mastered for vinyl by Audible Oddities, etched into high quality master lacquers made by SAE Mastering, and shipped to URP for pressing. The result is a high fidelity 7″ record. Like the Shared System instrument, the sleeves for these records are a combination of digital and analog technology. They are designed using computer software and printed using a hand-cranked letterpress called the Vandercook 4.

MNR_RichardDevine_Front_5x5_300Richard Devine: Creature I & II – $8
7″ Clear Vinyl, Limited to 500, Letterpress Cover.
Includes downloads to alternate takes & stickers.
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MNR002Alessandro Cortini: ACMN1 & ACMN2 – $8
7″ Clear Vinyl, Limited to 500. Letterpress Cover.
Includes downloads to alternate takes & stickers.
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MNR002

Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe: Heptagramic Approximation & Alpha Crucis – $8
7″ Clear Vinyl, Limited to 500. Letterpress Cover. Includes stickers. Shipping mid/late January 2015
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MNR004_666Keith Fullerton Whitman: Vehement Denial & Platelets – $8
7″ Clear Vinyl, Limited to 500. Letterpress Cover. Includes stickers.
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a3948736473_10Surachai – Aeon / Belial – $8.5
7″ Clear Vinyl, Limited to 500. Letterpress Cover. Includes stickers and downloads to additional tracks. Order through Bandcamp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Side A – Aeon
Dual Prismatic Oscillator
DPO Final -> Optomix
DPO OSC 2 Square -> Phonogene Shift
DPO OSC 2 Sine -> Echphon in
Optomix
Optomix Channel 2 in -> Echophon out
Optomix sum output -> Echophon in
Optomix Sum output->Moddemix Aux In

Phonogene
Phonogene Audio Out -> Wogglebug Ringmod In
Phonogene Audio Out -> Moddemix channel 1 Carrier (left input)

Pressure Points
Pressure Points Channel 4 Gate -> MATHS Channel 1 Trigger
Pressure Points Channel 4 Gate -> Phonogene Record
Pressure Points Channel 4 Gate -> moddemix channel 1 modulator (right)
Pressure Points Sequencer 2 output -> DPO Channel 1 v/oct

MATHS
Maths Channel 1 -> Phonogene Gene Size In
Maths Channel 4 Cycle Mode -> DPO Angle In

Wogglebug
Wogglebug Ring Out -> Modemix Channel Two Modulator (right)
Wogglebug Stepped VC Out -> Phonogene Slide

RENE
Rene XCLK -> Wogglebug Clock out
RENE QCV -> DPO OSC 2 v/oct
RENE CV -> Maths Both Channel 4
RENE Gate X -> DPO Strike

Main Output -> Moddemix Sum output

Side B – Belial
Wogglebug
Heart In -> Echophon Clock Out
Ringmod In -> Echophon Feedback Out
Stepped CV Out -> DPO Fold CV In
Stepped CV Out -> Echophon Echo CV In
Stepped CV Out -> ModDeMix Channel 2 Carrier (left input)
Stepped CV Out -> MATHS Channel 4 Fall CV In
Random Clock -> RENE XCLK In
Clock Out -> RENE YCLK In
Woggle CV Out -> MATHS Channel 1 Fall In
Woggle CV Out -> Phonogene Gene Shift In

RENE
X-CV In -> MATHS Channel 3 (Negative Voltage)
YMOD In -> MATHS Channel 1 Out
Y-CV -> DPO Channel 2 Sine Out
QCV Out -> Echophon Mix CV In
QCV Out -> MATHS Channel 2 input (Negative Voltage)
QCV Out -> DPO FM Bus CV In
CV Out -> DPO Angle CV In
CV Out -> DPO Channel 1 1V/oct In
G-X Out -> DPO Strike In
G-Y Out -> MATHS Channel 1 Trigger In

Pressure Points
Channel 1 Pressure Out -> DPO Channel 2 Expo CV In
Channel 2 Pressure Out -> DPO Channel 1 Expo CV In
Channel 3 Pressure Out -> Echophon Depth CV In
Channel 4 Pressure Out -> Echophon Freeze In
Channel 4 Gate Out -> Phonogene Rec In

MATHS
Channel 1 Both CV In – > MATHS Channel 4 out
Channel 1 Out -> Phonogene Slide CV In
Channel 1 Out -> DPO Modbus Index CV In
Channel 2 Out -> Echophon Echo CV In
OR Out -> Echophon Feedback CV In
Channel 3 Out -> DPO Shape CV In
Channel 4 Out -> MATHS Channel 3 In (Negative Voltage)
Channel 4 Trigger In -> Echophon Clock Out

Dual Prismatic Oscillator
Channel 1 Triangle Out -> ModDeMix Channel 1 Modulator (right input)
Channel 1 Saw -> Phonogene Gene Size CV In
Final Output -> Optomix Channel 2 In
Final Output -> ModDeMix Channel 1 Carrier In (left input)
Channel 2 Expo In -> ModDeMix Out 2

ModDeMix
Moddemix Channel 1 output -> Echophon Audio In
Moddemix Channel 1 output -> Optomix Channel 1 Audio In

Optomix
Aux In -> Echophon Mix Out
Sum out -> Phonogene Audio In

Main Output -> Phonogene Out

 

 

 

Unfortunately for international buyers, shipping rates have nearly doubled. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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POLYFUSE / TUMBLR

I started using tumblr. It’s only going to be for photos directly from me either live right from my camera phone or from shots I’ve taken with a real camera uploaded as soon as I can get to them….

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Polyfuse Tumblr

No sequencer Patch experiment – modular freejazz sequence

No sequencer Patch experiment – modular freejazz sequence from Richard Devine on Vimeo.

Patch experiment trying to use just a few LFO’s synced together at very slow rates to generate a loose arrangement of triggered square wave pulses. These pulses where sent out to a few voices on the delptronics
ldb-1e and the DrumDokta & “Clap” Breakout running through a MakeNoise Phonogene/Echophon delay. FM swells courtesy of the MakeNoise DPO and Intellijel Rubicon, ran through a Strymon TimeLine delay pedal. Haunting drones coming from the Cycle Box II and WMD wave gamma.

Macbeth – NEXUS 1

Macbeth will be showing the NEXUS 1 at NAMM 2013.

Macbeth

Halfanese – Shanti

Shanti from Francis Kmiecik on Vimeo.

Model: Shanti
Visual: Halfanese
Audio: Surachai

Extended version of the Shanti:

Navs Modular Lab reviews Cwejman MMF-2

The MMF-2 came out this summer and quickly sold out. Having spent some time with one, it’s easy to understand why. It offers a wealth of possibilities and sounds great… More info after the link

Navs Modular Lab

Just Aphex Twin swinging a piano around…

“Aphex Twin – Barbican, London 10th October 2012. It’s a bit dark so it’s probably difficult to tell but that’s a grand piano being swung back and forth across the stage like a pendulum.”

Trifonic’s new album release ‘Ninth Wave’ out today!

Trifonic is finally back with their second album release to date, Ninth Wave. This time around there is a lot of bonus content that’s especially interesting to all you electronic music producers out there. Here’s a rundown of the album variants available…

Digital Plus: Includes album tracks (WAV, FLAC, or 320K MP3), plus bonus instrumentals and an audio producer’s commentary.

Limited Edition CD: Includes an insert of the album cover image, plus immediate download of all the files in the Digital Plus package.

Producer’s Edition: Includes full audio stems of all album tracks, production video tutorials, and multi-instrument sample kits.

An overview by Brian from Trifonic showing what’s included in the massive producer’s edition…

And finally, some new shots from the Trifonic studio!

Trifonic: Ninth Wave
Trifonic.com
Workspace and Environment: Trifonic

Elektron: Doing it weird.

Elektron has just posted their second short film to date, this one to tease at the upcoming 4 Voice Analog Synth they have coming out soon. I admire their willingness to be different when they could have just had a guy with a bad haircut show us some great new features. Do it Elektron!

Tradition & Future

Edit: Because I know you’re going to do it anyway:

POLYFUSE: Live videos from nowhere…

First, a residual solo piano piece inspired by my recent album release La Petite Mort.

And second, a random electronic thing I’ve played live a few times now but have never recorded officially. The only thing I have to say about this is that it was made with only the Virus TI2 running through a DBX386 tube DI, the computer was just used to record audio. The virus is not supposed to do what I am making it do, but what I am doing could really be a new feature if Access thought about it a little bit.

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