Author Archives: Adam Parkinson

OWL Max Tutorial 4: XFade Delay

Welcome to the fourth Max Gen! This will be the final tutorial looking at delays in Max’s Gen, from Cycling ’74. Today we’ll show you a cool function on the delay object inside Gen. You can have multiple taps (delay … Continue reading

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OWL Max Tutorial 3: Tempo Sync Delay

Today we will be adding a tempo sync or tap tempo function to the simple delay we worked on in the last tutorial. We will be building on that patch, and if you haven’t done it already, we’d recommend starting … Continue reading

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OWL Pedal demo with Robert Bowers

Watch and hear Robert Bowers talk about his favourite patches for playing guitar with the OWL pedal.

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ACID Groovebox

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Testing OWL patches in your web browser

You can now test (and even edit) OWL patches in your web browser through hoxtonowl.com. Here’s a short video of Adam playing an FM synth in the browser:

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OWL Pure Data Tutorial 4: FM Synthesis

Today Adam will talk you through building a simple FM synth in Pure Data that you can run on the OWL. Test and download the patch at https://hoxtonowl.com/patch-library/patch/SimpleFM/ FM (Frequency Modulation) Synthesis was developed by John Chowning at Stanford University, … Continue reading

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OWL Max Tutorial 2: Delay

Welcome to the second tutorial exploring Cycling 74’s Max, Gen and the OWL! Today, Cherif will talk you through making a simple but great sounding tape-style delay effect (with feedback and low pass filter) for the OWL. This can be … Continue reading

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OWL Groovebox with Ableton Live

You can now control the OWL over USB MIDI from DAWs such as Ableton Live. Here, Adam’s playing the OWL MIDI Groovebox. Download the patch and have a play with it! hoxtonowl.com/patch-library/patch/Midi_groovebox/  

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Rebel Technology Algorithmic Beats Tutorial

Martin talks us through some algorithmic beat sequencing on the Rebel Technology Modular system Martin is using (from left to right): Klasmata Logoi Stoicheia Chronos Phoreo OWL Modular (*2) Bit Reactor Mix 01

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OWL Max Tutorial 1: Getting Started

Today we’re going to talk about how to set up a development environment for your OWL and Max’s Gen. First, though, a quick recap of what the OWL is and what Gen is: The OWL is a Eurorack module which … Continue reading

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