In fact, if you're familiar with Audiothingies P6 now discontinued , Samuel assures us that Micromonsta shares about 99% of the same sound, but with 2 more voices and wavetable support. Last but not least, you get a chorder module which lets you generate up to four-note chords within a key or scale while pressing a single note, and is fully configurable. Small, powerful, great sound, usability and easy editing were key elements while designing the Micromonsta. . I find it very easy to create Wurlitzer, Rhodes, Organ, and Roland Jupiter style polyphonic sounds, though since I am not a very competent keyboard player it's a little lost on me. It doesnt respond immediately on the screen even though the sound has immediate response and the refresh rate on the screen sucks.
Makes it hard to dial in precise sounds when the tone moves so much at a rate that you can't change or modulate. Obviously they're both quality synths, though. Relatively gentle learning curve even for beginners. Then, when you find the sound you like, the defaults seem to vanish or even disappear right away in this case. Not sure how easy it is to go about creating htem though. The matrix design was inhibiting at first, but I very quickly was able to figure it out. The analog soundset is one of the things that first sold me on the Blofeld, but on the whole, the Micromonsta is more pleasing to my ears.
After we were first contacted by Samuel Montassier, the creator of Audiothingies synths and music machines, I dutifully watched the Micromonsta demo video curious to see and hear what the latest desktop synth would offer. Some kind of Monsta Sonically, Micromonsta is awesome and has to be experienced in the flesh to truly appreciate it. They all simulate a filter sweep with the shape parameter. To negotiate shipping rates to other locations, please send me a message. Micromonsta wavetable tutorial What is a wavetable? Edit: The only things it's missing in my view are: a filter drive setting and a primitive sequencer. Use encoders 1-6 to change their corresponding parameter value.
The list can be downloaded from www. I'd like to hear from someone who owns or had played both as well. It is very quick to work with, sounds wonderful and has its own character. You get a flanger sound with smaller delay time values and high feedback amount. The volume control is self-explanatory, and under the readout are six endless rotary knobs each with a press function.
A real toy yes, take it as a compliment. But the 8 voice polyphony, 4 voice unison and plethora of effects and modulation ability makes up for it. Would you recommend this over the Blofeld? Look and Feel The synth is small and light but very well built. Sound Creator The small size of Micromonsta belies its huge sound, and there really is something intangible about the sound you get from hardware-driven synths. Also the screen refresh is very annoying.
I uploaded a wave table of my dog's walk me growl, layered it with a synched saw osc and I had an amazing vocal lead. A very nice collection of single cycles can be found on. Latest version can be downloaded from the Downloads section of this website. Quite useful in a live situation. When adjusting patch volume, always compare the patch level compared to one of the factory presets, pushing this parameter too hard especially for polyphonic patches may end with unwanted nasty distortion. Within this you can select from 12 oscillator types and 30 wavetables, eight filter types and some internal effects including delays and stereo. Honestly my Nord micromodular feels more intuitive, and it's entirely software based.
They don't sound that much alike to me honestly. A question of tastes and choice regarding an already existing machine set. The only issue is one led light not working matrix scaler, everything functions fine reguardless of non functioning. You can convert these for use within the Micromonsta. And some wavetables can be found on the internet Komplexer wavetables are perfect for this, as the native format is the same.
It just depends what you're looking for. Would be really interested in opinions of people who know both machines. By default, these wavetables produce no sound… until you upload your own : Audiothingies Micromonsta user manual. Modulation amount is bipolar, meaning you can reverse the modulation source amount by setting a negative number. Plus it has a lot of settings for unison. Brand: Audiothingies , Type: Synthesizer , model : MicroMonsta Review Audiothingies Micromonsta The synth will be packed up very carefully to ensure a safe trip and ship promptly after receiving cleared payment generally next business day.
I'd take the Micromonsta over the Blofeld any day due to its immediacy. I mention the price as to me according to my experience and idea of what music should be it sounds really, really musical. I've thought about eventually picking one up again. More information can be found on. I've been eyeballing one for the better part of a year and I think I'm all but sold on one. He's built a crack team of professional musicians and writers to create one of the most visited online resources for news, review, tutorials and interviews for modern musician and producer.
Even though I have a pretty good understanding of subtractive synthesis I know it has much more capability than I have the skill to use right now. It's insanely powerful, but you have to know what exactly you want to do before you start with it. Which may not feel like much, but when you're jamming and trying to hone a sound it really gets in the way. The supersaw and sync saw and square waves sound amazing. It's definitely not as well rounded and suited to performance as the microkorg, but it has a lot to offer. On my machine, I needed to use the latest beta version to get sound working perfectly. Also, the arpeggiator is top notch.