2 x Mangrove vs complex oscillator


#41

I’ve also noticed @Jonny points with my Mangrove. After it’s been given an hour or so to warm up mine does seem to track well. The ‘pitch jump’ when plugging in V/8 really threw me for a while!

@weepwow If you’ve not checked it out yet, Plaits can do a lot of ‘complex’ osc stuff (wavefolding, FM etc.), and it’s rock solid tuning wise (joys of digital!).


#42

Getting a better feel now for compatible tuning with the 2 Mangroves in my system (A-ok), with Sisters and Cold Mac, w/ (ordered Just Friends today) possibly getting a 2nd Sisters who knows. Overall very pleased at the prospect of creative sound ideas these great modules will be able to conjure up, I haven’t even had them for a month yet. (never enough time to spend). I am definitely on the mannequins bandwagon.


#43

Awesome, glad you were able to get it sounding good!


#44

I don’t have two Mangroves so I can’t speak to using a pair a a complex oscillator, but that concept is kind of how I feel when I patch the Mangrove and Three Sisters together. I’ve been thinking about Sisters as a carrier oscillator more than a filter, Mangrove as the modulator, and it opens up a lot of interesting timbres. Waveshaping on the Mangrove can almost be considered an equivalent for wavefolding but with a different sonic flavor.


#45

I think in the long run, I will be down to just one mangrove. Its hard to justify having 2 of anything except for basic utility modules – VCA’s, adsrs, mixers etc. It’s an experiment for now.
So much good variety available in eurorack to have 2 of the same VCO’s, speaking for myself.


#46

I’m sure we can find a good home for the second one if the time comes. :smiley:


#47

I can totally relate as someone who hesitantly just ordered a second Mangrove. I’ve vowed to keep my rack contained to a single case(6U 104hp), so it’s difficult to justify duplicates. However, the good people of this community have been pretty convincing so we’ll see how it goes.


#48

@analogue01 is making me want 3 Mangroves.


#49

2X Mangrove + Instruo CS-L


#50

I’m afraid to ask for an example…


#51

ha! what did i do (other than post my modulargird)? :wink:


#52

Get a Mangrove and a Three Sisters, which can be a lovely Filter or self-oscillate and give you some Cool Sounds too. There, no doubles, problem solved.


#53

Three oscillators? Three Sisters? Yes.


#54

Two Pieces For A Temporary Connection is what you did.

Now we need a 3x mangrove thread.


#55

3x Mangrove is just the natural evolution of this thread. We knew it would reach this point eventually. Probably easier to change the title and start preparing for 4x.


#56

104hp of nothing but Cold Mac


#57

[queue last panel of brain enlightenment meme]

But seriously, I am set to receive a mangrove and cold mac this Friday. hoping to see what i can coax out of just 1 mangrove and a noise reap bermuda for now.


#58

Does anyone have any strong feelings about an oscillator that DOES pair well with a Mangrove?


#59

Right :wink:

Eventually the live sets on my bandcamp page will also catch up to the 3x mangrove era… currently still in the 2x era…


#60

Just Friends makes a nice expander-slash-digital evil twin when you patch Mangrove’s square to 6n in transient or sustain mode.

not to jump too hard on the gear :heart_eyes: bandwagon, but I do plan to pair Mangrove with another one, since I think the formant out would make a great carrier and a great modulator