NAMM 2014: Freaqbox Murmux Synths From Greece

Murmux Initiate, Murmux Semi Modular and Pedal Synth      30/01/14

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Greece, while known for its synth players - at least one synth player - Vangelis - possibly THE most famous synthesizer player in the world EVER, but actual instruments, thats a different matter. We spotted these Freaqbox Murmux Synthesizers after a tip off from Richard Nichol of Pittsburgh Modular, down in Hall E. One thing that was particularlty groovy was the tweed cloth covering front and back - most unusual.

There are three models - the Murmux Initiate:

2 Voltage Controlled (VC) oscillators with suboctave Saw and square wave4-pole Resonant VC Low Pass FilterTriangle wave LFO modulationVC Amp2 Envelopes - 1 for the Amp & 1 for the FilterExternal Audio InputControlable via Midi Keyboard or Analog Keyboard (CV Gate)

Murmux Semi Modular:

2 Voltage Controlled (VC) oscillators with suboctave
Saw and Square wave with 4 octaves control
White Noise Generator
Sample & Hold, Attenuator
Patchable Inputs: Clock In (4 stage mode)
Osc1, Osc2, Filter, Amp, CVs
Patchable Outputs: 4 stage mode, LFO, Envelope Generator
White Noise, Osc1 saw + square
Triangle wave LFO modulation
4 step modulator
VC Amp
2 Envelopes - 1 for the Amp & 1 for the Filter
External Audio Input
Controlable via Midi Keyboard or
Analog Keyboard (CV Gate)

Murmux Pedal Synth - this is a bass pedal with hand carved keyboard and what looks like a cross between the Initiate and the Semi Modular synth structure in a floor unit.

Prices are $869 for the Murmux Initiate, $1365 for the Semi Modular and $2650 for the Pedal Synth.




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4 Comments...  Post a comment    original story
gmn    Said...

Seems a tad pricey but for a completely original hand made synth that's not outrageous.

I'd like to hear more sound demos though, but I'm very interested!

30-Jan-14 10:55 AM

jLeKj    Said...

WoW it is SOOOOOOOO beautiful.

I'm getting two!!

30-Jan-14 03:21 PM

UghMyEars    Said...

Seems to me like it could give you a nasty friction burn as well as ear cancer.

I suppose when your country is that far down s*** creak, you have to have a dream; no matter how fanciful.

02-Feb-14 10:04 AM

Can    Said...

The look of it is interesting for me. Reminds me of the mid 1900s.

04-Feb-14 12:29 AM

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