This filter was certainly fun to get to know. Its got a lot of character, and the flexible routing opens up some fun possibilities. Check out my review here: https://ask.audio/articles/review-make-noise-qpas-eurorack-synth-module
A tube filter from the briny depths of… South Africa?
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The filter is arguably the element of a synthesizer that does the most to define its character. Words like squelchy, brassy, creamy, gritty and so on are often used to describe their impact, and reading those adjectives in this context probably made you think of a few specific synths. Perusing the various offerings in both the fixed architecture and eurorack markets presents a perplexing plethora of jargon. To make matters worse, many of these terms overlap, as manufacturers will often use different names to describe the same feature. So what makes all these filters different and how does that affect the way a synthesizer will sound? Continue reading “Synthesis Essentials: Know Your Filters”