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Waverazor Dual Oscillator Module – Press Release

MOK and 1010music Release The Waverazor Dual Oscillator Module

Unleash the power of the dark side with MOK’s patented oscillator design

Los Angeles, August 14, 2019 — The Waverazor Dual Oscillator is now available for a retail price of $599.95 USD. This complex and innovative oscillator module’s patented wave-slicing synthesis presents a novel approach to sound generation that splices waveforms into twisted and aggressive new timbres.

For the first time, Eurorack modular synthesists will be able to explore Multi­-Sync and Mutant AM, two new synthesis techniques made possible by the Waverazor oscillator’s unique design. In addition to the classic hard sync sound, Multi-­Sync allows for multiple hard sync points within a single cycle, or out beyond a single cycle, while Mutant AM provides a tapestry of amplitude modulation sequencing, created by the waveforms selected for each “razor” slice.

“Waverazor provides 20 inputs for CV modulation and two additional inputs for high resolution volt-­per-octave tracking, including FM,” said Taiho Yamada, Co-Founder at MOK. “Those inputs can then split off into 80 different simultaneous parameter destinations. It’s amazing to hear how organic, lively, and frankly, how much mayhem is possible with this dual oscillator module in a mature modular system.”

Each of the two oscillators in the Waverazor Dual Oscillator module can contain up to 8 wave slices, creating a multi-segment “Frankenstein” waveform that produces extended harmonic content. Each individual slice has independent control over wave pitch, volume, phase and DC offset, allowing a single oscillator to contain a variety of dynamic timbral colors. Even the “razor” itself can be adjusted, with parameters for its own slicing frequency, step size multiplier and duty cycle.

Moreover, the Waverazor Dual Oscillator module provides a central oscilloscope that enables precise waveform creation. Four endless knobs make it possible to morph multiple parameters at once, while the touch screen enables X/Y performance controllers that allow you to manipulate your waveform with the swipe of a finger.

MOK is an innovative music technology company focusing on discovering new forms of audio synthesis and effects. It was founded by Rob Rampley, Taiho Yamada and Chris Compton, designers and developers whose resumés include such acclaimed synthesizers as the Quadrasynth, QS8, Andromeda, Ion, Micron, Fusion, Venom, BioTek and Waverazor.

The Waverazor Dual Oscillator hardware platform and its worldwide distribution are provided through a special partnership with 1010music. MOK’s Waverazor software synthesizer is distributed by Tracktion Corporation.

A Video demo for the Waverazor Dual Oscillator module is available online here .

Waverazor Dual Oscillator module features

  • Patented oscillator design dynamically slices and recombines waveforms
  • 2 independent oscillators
  • Detailed and responsive multi-touch screen
  • 2 high resolution CV inputs
  • 20 modulation CV inputs
  • Modulation input metering
  • MIDI input (TRS, Arturia compatible)
  • Clock input for BPM sync of wavesequences
  • Audio input for slicing external sound sources
  • 3 Audio outputs (Audio 1, 2 and Mix)
  • Trigger output for external oscillator sync

Availability and pricing

The Waverazor Dual Oscillator Module is available now for $599.95 MSRP.

Contact information

info@mok.com

ABOUT MOK

MOK was founded by Rob Rampley, Taiho Yamada and Chris Compton. The company’s debut product, Waverazor, features a patented oscillator technology that splices waveforms into aggressive new timbres so musicians can create biting leads, glitched out basses, cinematic pads and everything in between. For more information on all our products, visit mok.com.

ABOUT 1010MUSIC

1010music LLC is an audio technology company providing innovative digital music solutions including the Blackbox sampling studio, and a powerful line of Eurorack modules, including Bitbox, Synthbox, Fxbox, Toolbox and Laserbox. For more information, visit 1010music.com.

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Blackbox – A Compact Sampling Studio – Press Release

1010music Blackbox – The Standalone Touchscreen Groovebox with Sampling, Sequencing and Effects.

SYNTHPLEX Burbank, CA, March 29, 2019 – 1010music LLC (http://www.1010music.com), makers of highly regarded Eurorack modules such as Bitbox and Synthbox; now bring you Blackbox – the standalone, touchscreen sampling music workstation. It is on display March 29-31 at SYNTHPLEX (https://www.superbooth.com) in booth 35.

Blackbox is a portable sampler and groovebox that lets you record, save/load, apply effects and edit one-shot samples and beat-sliced loops. Create sequences with samples by tapping on pads, playing a virtual keyboard, using external MIDI controllers or by drawing-in notes using a standard Piano Roll editor on a fast touchscreen interface. Sequences can be played back to create song sections and entire compositions. Finish your song by mixing it, adding stereo effects and by saving it as a Preset for fast and easy recall.

Perform songs live and trigger samples on the fly. Blackbox makes it easy to create and perform music anywhere thanks to its compact and rock-solid hardware design. Just throw it in a backpack and hit the club.

Record hours of song ideas, jam sessions, and performances thanks to a microSD slot that enables you to expand internal memory.

Blackbox comes with gigabytes of premium samples and loops by SoundTrack Loops and Loopmasters to let you start making beats right out of the …box. See their overview at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXa5u2SfoFo.

Blackbox – Your own personal sampler.

Features:

  • Record/edit samples and sequences to create songs via a fast, intuitive touchscreen interface.
  • Expandable microSD memory slot for importing WAVs, hours of audio recording/playback time and saving samples and Presets.
  • Combine loops with different tempos using built-in BPM synchronization and beat-slicing.
  • Play one-shot samples and loops from pads and/or a virtual keyboard.
  • Create and edit sequences using a standard Piano Roll interface.
  • Connect external hardware via USB to expand performance and control capabilities.
  • Make music anywhere thanks to a compact and nearly indestructible design.
  • Includes a sound library of beat packs with loops and one-shots by SoundTrack Loops and Loopmasters.
  • Input/output connectors to easily integrate with other studio and live sound tools: MIDI IO and Clock via USB and TRS, one 1/8” Audio In, three 1/8” Audio Outs plus a 1/8” Headphone/Stereo Output and USB power.

System Requirements:

  • Space on your desktop or table.

Availability:

Blackbox is available May, 2019 from 1010music.com and their resellers for $599 USD. For information visit http://1010music.com/product/blackbox and subscribe to our Newsletter at http://1010music.com/subscribe.

For user or dealer inquiries please contact sales@1010music.com, press please contact marketing@1010music.com.


About 1010music LLC

1010music LLC is a new company providing innovative digital music solutions. Most recently known for a suite of innovative touch screen eurorack modules including Bitbox, Fxbox, Synthbox and Toolbox. Previous work includes Traktor DJ by Native Instruments, (2013 App of the Year); Looptastic, a top 10 selling iOS music app; and MixMeister (now part of inMusic). 1010music LLC looks forward to pushing the boundaries of music creation wherever and whenever possible.

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Bitbox 2.2 Adds Highly Demanded Features

As a year end thank you, we made an update to the bitbox firmware.  It includes many of the popular requests we received on our forum:

  • Single screen mute/unmute control for all 16 samples
  • ADSR envelopes for all sample, clip, and slicer voices
  • Automated slice to grid feature
  • Control of the sensitivity of the automatic slice scanning
  • Automatic file previewing when scrolling through the file list. (Press the play button to enable this mode in the file browser.)
  • File previewing using the gate input for the selected cell
  • The ability to switch off the master compressor
  • Improved slice playback when triggering overlapping notes
  • New and improved screen brightness control

Download the new firmware today!  (Free forum registration required.)

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Euroshield – a Teensy Arduino Interface for Custom Music Manipulation on Eurorack

Los Angeles, CA, May 3, 2018 – Expanding upon their innovative product line, 1010music LLC has released euroshield – the eurorack music and audio interface for Teensy Arduino. This exciting new product can be seen at superbooth (https://www.superbooth.com) in stand E253.

Euroshield lets you generate or process audio and controller information your way, using the best of open source software and ready made Arduino hardware. New euroshield gets you started building your own instrument or processor with a selection of sample code that showcases real world music and audio applications. Euroshield audio and MIDI connectivity lets you integrate easily with other eurorack modules (including those by 1010music) to add unique sonic DIY flavors to your eurorack system.

Features:

  • Stereo audio input and output using the Eurorack -5V to +5V standard plus DC coupling allows control voltage connections.
  • MIDI input and output via TRS connectors.
  • Innovative design combines PCB with the front panel for lower cost and enhanced module accessibility.
  • Additional controls enable users to create a fully functioning product:
    • Two knobs
    • One push button
    • 4 LEDs
  • 10 demo Sketches including sample code for filtering, reverb, and VCO.

System Requirements:

  • Teensy Development Board version 3.0 up to 3.6 sold by PJRC and other sources. Version 3.2 is recommended.
  • PC or Mac for running the development tools and programming the Teensy module.
  • Arduino development tools – open source provided by the Arduino foundation.
  • Teensyduino development tools – open source provided by PJRC adds teensy specific functionality and a highly capable audio library.
  • Eurorack compatible case with power and 8HP available.

Euroshield is now available for $89.95 from 1010music.com and selected retailers. Visit our product page for more information.

For user or dealer inquiries please contact sales@1010music.com and for review and press inquiries, please contact marketing@1010music.com.

About 1010music LLC

1010music LLC is a new company providing innovative digital music solutions. Most recently known for a suite of innovative touch screen eurorack modules including Bitbox, Fxbox, Synthbox and Toolbox, previous work includes Traktor DJ by Native Instruments, (2013 App of the Year); Looptastic, a top 10 selling iOS music app; and MixMeister (now part of inMusic). 1010music LLC looks forward to pushing the boundaries of music creation wherever and whenever possible.

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toolbox from 1010music LLC – Creative New Touch Screen Polyphonic Eurorack Sequencer

Los Angeles, CA, November 06, 2017 – Following fast on the heels of their successful new synthbox module, 1010music LLC (http://www.1010music.com) has released toolbox. This innovative new Eurorack sequencer merges the best concepts of hardware and software sequencers into one powerful, new sequencer module. An integrated touch screen provides a fast interface for switching and layering eight 32 note step and/or real time sequencers. Easily draw-in and define note pitches, durations, and gate values plus define modulation sources and destinations. Toolbox even delivers classic Piano Roll editing on Eurorack! Hard-wired CV inputs, outputs and external clock or MIDI sync let you easily interface and drive all your Eurorack modules.

toolbox tames the wildest Eurorack rigs and integrates with bitbox, fxbox and synthbox to provide one, easily controlled system designed for maximum creativity as seen in this great demonstration video by Dan Pearson.

Features:

  • 4 Rhythm Sequencers
    • 1-32 steps
    • Step size from 1/64th note to 8 bars
    • Available internally and through dedicated gate output
    • Can serve as trigger for Note sequencers
  • 4 Polyphonic Note Sequencers, each with the following independent controls
    • 1-32 steps per sequence
    • Step size from 1/64th note to 8 bars
    • Note duration for all events
    • MIDI Channel
    • MIDI Port
    • Clock source (internal, external, & rhythm sequencers)
    • Transposition in semitones with optional quantize to scale
  • Piano Roll editing with fast, touch screen interface
  • Sequencer Output via dedicated CV+Gate output and MIDI
  • Clock source selectable via internal, external, & rhythm sequencers
  • 4 Function Generators
    • 3 LFOs with standard waveforms
    • 1 Bar sequencer
    • Free running or synchronized to master beat clock
  •  MIDI
    • Input serves as source for recording sequences live or via step entry
    • Output transmits gates and controls to other devices
  • CV inputs
    • Serves as clock sources for gate and note sequencers
    • Also can be used as modulators for sequence step count, step length, transposition, etc.
  • microSD card support for saving and loading sequences
  • 26 HP Eurorack compatible. +12V: 350mA, -12V: 0mA, 5V: 0mA

New toolbox units can be purchased for $599.95 directly from 1010music or through a fine network of dealers that you can find at 1010music.com. For user or dealer inquiries please contact sales@1010music.com and for review and press inquiries, please contact marketing@1010music.com.

About 1010music LLC

1010music LLC is a new company providing innovative digital music solutions. Most recently known for bitbox, the first touch screen, 24 bit recorder/player/looping module for eurorack and fxbox. Some of their past work includes Traktor DJ by Native Instruments, which earned Apple’s App of the Year in 2013; Looptastic which was a top 10 selling app for 2010; and MixMeister, which is now part of inMusic. 1010music LLC looks forward to pushing the boundaries of music creation wherever and whenever possible.