Synth Stories

Picture of a Novation Peak

Novation Peak

It’s Peak time, a deep and powerful synth with much to offer. Here I document and explore Peak’s character and capabilities.

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Peak artwork - Rogue States

Summer Update

A summer 2021 update from Soundsauca on swollen batteries, and video render times.

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Cobalt8 vs Argon8

Back 2 blue with the Cobalt8, Baltica for the Modal Electronics Cobalt8 is the latest release from the Soundsauca stable. Departing planet Argon, Baltica hones in on more analog sounding textures.

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Image of Modal Argon8 synthesizer

Daydrifta Argon8

Riding the wave of excitement surrounding the recent Modal Electronics Cobalt8 announcement. Soundsauca did what any dedicated but uninformed synth nut would do, create a bank for last year’s hot potato – and a fine one it is at that!

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Illustration of Roland System-8

System-8 Mysticism

After what seems an eternity, my brand new sound bank for the Roland System-8 has arrived. Following a brief encounter with Coronavirus, I continued on my path towards Mysticism.

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Coronavirus update

A summer 2020 update from Soundsauca, on the state of play, sailing the seven seas, catching coronavirus and upcoming plans.

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Korg Monologue in the sun

Monospace Monologue

From log jams to fatty acid. Thick and dry with a lot of stick. The Korg Monologue is one dirty little mono-synth.

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