Rob Papen's Blue brought a stunning array of patches using what he calls Crossfusion Synthesis - a combination of subtractive, FM and Waveshping synthesis and classy effects, people were gooey for the sound of it. We got a sneak peek of the new Blue II synthesizer at NAMM just a few weeks ago, and it did sound pretty lovely. Lots and lots of routng and modulation for the 6 oscillators, two filters and four effects means plenty of luch and complex sounds. Additionally, Rob has added ther X/Y pad that was used to such great effect in his Blade additive synthesizer for more animated and vector modulations.
Blue II is available now for £109.00 / €137.00
Upgrades to Blue II for just £35.95 / €43.95.
We sat down with Rob to discuss the creative process and what lead him to using a modular