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  1. Get Serious with the G-Storm Electro SH5-VCF: An Eurorack Adaptation of the Roland SH-5 Dual Filter and Mixer

    The G-Storm Electro SH5-VCF is an all-analog Eurorack module that adapts the Roland SH-5 mixer and dual filter. It features a voltage-controlled filter with a unique design, a separate bandpass filter with a proprietary voltage-controlled feedback path, and a four-channel mixer. The SH5-VCF uses all discrete components and op-amps and has three CV modulation options. The article emphasizes that the filter experience is best complemented with a VCA and recommends the G-Storm Electro 2xVCA. However, readers must note that the module is unavailable until 2024 due to parts shortage.

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  2. Exploring Unique Sound Shaping Capabilities: Steady State Fate Triptych Eurorack Module Review

    The Steady State Fate Triptych Eurorack module offers unique sound shaping capabilities through its multi-tiered effects and voltage-controlled amplifiers. With distortion, karplus-strong, polyphonic resonance, and a fully analog signal path, this module can be used for subtle to extreme sound transformation. Its features include a high-gain input VCA, multi-mode VCF, multi-mode distortion, and resonant BBD, which can be routed into each other for added versatility. This review illuminates the Triptych's potential to create distinctive and diverse sounds for electronic music production.

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  3. Exploring the Unique Sonic Characteristics of the Xaoc Devices Zagrzeb: A Versatile Stereo Multimode Filter Module

    The Xaoc Devices Zagrzeb is a versatile stereo multimode filter module with a state variable voltage-controlled filter that offers five distinct frequency responses, three of which are available simultaneously. It is designed to sound smooth and clean unless overdriven with a hot signal, and offers a unique four-pole state variable structure with special phase shifting at the input to create a faux stereo pair. The module can handle mono signals and features voltage-controlled Spread control for animating the stereo image. It has a skiff-friendly design and offers reverse power protection. Fans of old Japanese synthesizers will likely appreciate its sonic characteristics.

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