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LATEST NEWS, VIDEOS AND ARTICLES FROM MODAL ELECTRONICS

ARGON8 Firmware v3.2 Now Available

Further improving on the massive capabilities of our wavetable powerhouse ARGON8, Firmware v3.2 brings a new cutoff scaling patch setting.
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COBALT8 Firmware v2.1 Available Now

After releasing the milestone firmware update v2 for our Extended Virtual-Analogue Synthesiser, we constantly work to improve the performance of our COBALT8 family synths.
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Modal Minute – New Arp Play Modes for COBALT8 and ARGON8

COBALT8 v2 and ARGON8 v3 deliver new arp play modes to inspire your creativity. This Modal Minute gives you some ideas on how to use them.
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Modal Minute – ARGON8 v3 Filter Types

This short video covers the new filter types added in the V3 firmware for ARGON8. The 4 new filter types are: Ladder, Ladder Hybrid, Ladder Phaser and Salen Key.
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Modal Minute – Distortion FX on COBALT8 + ARGON8

This short video covers a new feature in the V3 firmware for ARGON8 and V2 firmware for COBALT8 – the new Distortion FX. They include 4 distortion algorithms, each with mono and stereo variants, Soft Clip, Hard Clip, Rectify and Fold.
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COBALT8 Firmware v2.0 Now Available

With the new Firmware V2, COBALT8 is set to unleash even more creativity for musicians, producers and sound designers indulging in classic and contemporary synth sounds in their creative process.
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Modal Minute – ARGON8 V3 Vintage Parameter

This short video covers one of the best new features in the V3 firmware for ARGON8 – the new Vintage parameter. It gives ARGON8 the ability to emulate discrete circuitry found in vintage polysynths.
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Modal Minute – ARGON8 V3 Oscillator Freerun

One of the most significant new features for ARGON8 is Oscillator Freerun. This Modal Minute highlights this function.
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ARGON8 Firmware v3.0 Now Available

ARGON8 Firmware v3 is the most comprehensive release for our acclaimed wavetable synthesiser since its release 3 years ago, delivering features that will inspire your creativity like never before.
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This is FILTON

Dual Analogue Transistor Ladder Filter Module for Eurorack now on Kickstarter!
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Modal Electronics Summer 2022 Promotion

Wherever your summer vacation takes you, it’s the best time to visit a local music store and participate until 31 August 2022 in our #ModalSummer2022 competition.
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Modal Electronics partners with Musik Meyer GmbH to reorganise key markets distribution

Modal Electronics, a leading global synthesiser manufacturer, partners with KORG & More, a brand unit of Musik Meyer GmbH, as their exclusive distribution partner for their ground-breaking synthesiser portfolio in Germany and Austria, Switzerland (Musik Meyer Switzerland) and BENELUX (Musik Meyer Benelux).
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Modal Quick Dive: COBALT8 Chorus (v2)

In this Quick Dive instalment, we'll be taking a closer look at the new "Chorus 2" effect, introduced with COBALT8 Firmware v1.4. Chorus 2 is plucked straight out of the COBALT5S, providing a great new tool to create a lush and dense synth sound.
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MODALapp version 2.8.3 now available

MODALapp v2.8.3 improves the reliability, stability and enhances the user experience with all Modal synthesisers
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Modal Mysteries: HyperLandia Bass

This episode of Modal Mysteries covers one of the biggest names in EDM; Joel Zimmerman, AKA Deadmau5, brings an epic blend of synthwave and progressive EDM in one of his recent tracks, "Hyperlandia feat. Foster the People." The Modal Mystery covers the club mix in particular. The simple yet effective synthwave bass shown on the COBALT5S is a textbook example of how easy and effective the COBALT series of synthesisers are. All synth elements in the mix were recreated using modal synths as well.
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