Thursday, January 28, 2010

Monorocket Mission6 Modular Synth Case

Tonight I put together the modular synth I'll be using in Miami.

I picked up this new Mission6 case from Shawn from Analogue Haven last night.

It was custom-built for me by Steve R from Monorocket. Thanks, Steve!

The construction is solid, and the dark red snakeskin looks great!

After a few hours of planning, screwing modules in place and patching cables like a mad scientist...

I was cranking out some super wild sounds. The delays in the new Tiptop Audio Z-DSP module are really amazing!

So good...

7 comments:

  1. Nice setup. Love that case. Nice selection of modules too. The HD is awesome.

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  2. really nice case! so you're not using the plan b anymore?

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  3. Cool setup. That case is wicked snazzy.

    Your setup is a lot smaller than the one you took to Australia. Is there a particular motivation for that?

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  4. thanks guys. i still have the plan b model zero case, but it got thrashed by the baggage handlers over the 6 flights to, from and around australia last year. i love the size, but it's big enough that it has to be checked in when flying, and i just can't trust doing that again now. this new smaller mission6 case is the best size i could find for a eurorack modular synth i can travel with as a carry-on.

    also, the musical material for the upcoming miami set is a bit less "modular" so the smaller synth fits well. i used maybe half the modules in the plan b case for the australia show, and the more i use the modular, the more i find i can actually do more with fewer modules. of course, that hasn't stopped me from adding modules to my overall system though. quite the opposite! i've got a thing for portable suitcase synths...

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  5. That looks like a lot of fun. We would have been out of our minds if we could have had that system on 11th.

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  6. we were out of our minds anyway on 11th. the first time i really had a chance to mess with a semi-modular synth was there when jeremiah from 90 million changs crashed on the couch and brought his korg ms-20. i was completely blown away by it. i still am since i picked one up a couple years ago. yeah, i look at the modular synths now and wonder what we could have done with them way back when. scary.

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