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We've had a handful of old school synths come through the shop in recent months, but none of them are quite as fun, portable, and unique as the Roland MC-202 MicroComposer.

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With a used Korg MS-20 mini entering the shop's inventory recently, we decided it would be a good time to revisit this legendary synth with a quick history lesson for the blog.

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We've received a huge number of customer inquiries and requests for Squarp's wares in recent months, and we're happy to announce that we've finally got demo units in-store and can special order the Pyramid mk2 or either color-way of the Hermod module, which is available with either a black or white faceplate.   View this post on Instagram ATTENTION ALL NERD CUSTOMERS!!! @squarpinstruments Hermod and Pyramid are now both available for demo in the shop !!!! Come hang out, talk synths, and see what these beautiful things have to offer ! #whogavemetheinstapassword #synthesizers #eurorack #squarp #squarphermod #squarppyramid #modularsynth #modularsynthesizer #chicagomusic...

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The crew over at Make Noise have recently published the first issue of their own zine! Issue one, front and back image shown above with the module assembly diagram, features an interview with Tony Rolando about the QPAS, an interview with Evan Caminiti about his new Refraction EP from Make Noise Records, and an in-depth breakdown of former Chicagoan Peter Speer's infamous Voltage-Controlled Environment "Landline Blues" patch, which we've linked below. Check it out!     View this post on Instagram Patching a Black & Gold #sharedsystem Plus to recreate the iconic Touch-Tone sonic palette. . #modularsynth #eurorack #sounddesign #tbt...

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DivKid recently shared his "mega-tutorial" for the Make Noise QPAS filter, spending the better part of forty minutes covering the module's various inputs, outputs, and demonstrating a variety of ways to integrate its quad core, stereo filtering capabilities into your modular system. 

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