Archive for April, 2013

Synth DIY UK 2013

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

VacoLoco will be at Synth DIY UK 2013 on Saturday the 27th of July. This’ll give you a chance to have some hands on time with Zira, GorF and maybe a sneak preview of things in the making. The event is free so why not come along and meet some of the UK Synth makers! […]

GorF-XL Beta test Unit

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

I have one GorF-XL beta unit left, if you’re interested contact me, you’ll need a Doepfer power bus with +12v, +5v and -12v power rails. You’ll also be expected to help write the user guide and contribute to finding bugs. There is a cost, but it’s basically the cost of the parts and postage.  

GorF almost gone, Zira nearly here!

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

It’s been a superb month, only two¬†GorFs remain in stock. This means I have enough money to invest in some more tools which will open up a whole new set of options for the future. I want to say a very heart-felt thank you to everyone who’s purchased a GorF with their hard earned money, […]

Synth.net

Friday, April 12th, 2013

In case you don’t already know, synth.net (http://synth.net) is a social networking site I’ve created for synth geeks. You can upload music, videos, schematics, pictures, there’s a forum, a blog and all sorts of interactive tools! So why not head over and sign up, it’s free!

GorF Sales and Zira update

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

GorF is selling very well, and we’re down to our last three assembled units in stock. Once they’re gone it’ll be a few months before we have stock again as we’re going to be releasing some assembled Zira‘s shortly. For now, here’s a picture of the new assembled/cased Zira.

JuJu gets pitch shift

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

I’m please to say that JuJu now has adjustable Volume, Pan and pitch control for each sound. https://soundcloud.com/vacoloco/juju-pitch-demo This is me adjusting the handclap and cowbell pitch.