Modal Announce New Compact VA Synth Skulpt

British synth manufacturer Modal has announced a new Kickstarter project: Skulpt is a 4-voice, 32-oscillator virtual analogue synthesizer in a compact, portable form factor. It features a state variable filter, wavetables and an 8-slot modulation matrix. The price will be announced with the launch of the Kickstarter campaign on July 13th.

Take a look:

Full specs:

• voice – 32 oscillator virtual analogue synthesiser

• 8 oscillators per voice with 2 selectable morphable waveforms

• Mixer stage for osc levels along with FM, PWM, tuning and Ring Modulation options

• Monophonic, Duophonic and Polyphonic modes available

• Multi option Unison / spread to detune the 32 oscillators for a huge sound

• 8 slot modulation matrix with 8 sources and 37 destinations

• 3 x envelope generators for Filter, Amplitude and Modulation

• 2 x audio rate LFOs, one global and one polyphonic

• Realtime sequencer that will record up to 128 notes and up to 4 parameters.

• Fully featured arpeggiator with division, direction, octave, swing and sustain controls.

• Resonant filter that can be morphed from low pass, through band pass, to high pass

• Delay and distortion (wavehsaping overdrive, not bitcrushing) effects

• Optional MIDI clock sync for LFOs and Delay

• 128 patch and 64 sequence storage locations

• 16 key touch MIDI keyboard

• MIDI DIN In and Out – Analogue clock sync In and Out connections

• Class compliant MIDI provided over USB connection to host computer or tablet

• Headphone and line output

• Power by USB or 6 x AA batteries

• Optional software editor available for MacOS, Windows, IOS and Android

• Portable and compact design

Some sound examples by Modal:



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