Category Archives: Tutorials

OWL Pedal and OWL Modular Jam

With the rise in popularity of Eurorack modules in the last few years, it is easy to get caught up with building an impressive module collection and neglect the main reason why we build them, which is to help enhance … Continue reading

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OWL Modular ClingWrap Distortion

Here’s a video of Cherif demonstrating a new Max MSP Gen patch called ClingWrap on OWL Modular. It lets you morph between four different digital clipping algorithms  to explore all that nasty digital harshness. Great for destroying synth lines and … Continue reading

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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 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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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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Pure Data Tutorial 3: Open Sound Module

This tutorial is a bit different to the previous tutorials. Instead of making a Pure Data patch to run on the OWL, we’ll be making a Pure Data patch that runs on your computer. The patch is a sequencer that … Continue reading

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Pure Data Tutorial 2: Sampler / Looper

In this tutorial, we’ll make a sampler / looper. We’ll be building on the last tutorial which you can watch again here, and assume you have Pure Data installed and know how to load the finished patch onto the OWL … Continue reading

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