Los Angeles, California, October 10th, 2020 — Modbap Modular by Beatppl introduces its inaugural offering, Per4mer – available for pre-order now. Per4mer is a 14hp quad performance effects eurorack module inspired by beatmaker/DJ performance styles. Per4mer brings quick, interactive performance fun to your eurorack case.
The basic principle of Per4mer is to feed in an audio input and to trigger on-the-fly effects, bringing DJ style live improvisation to a modular environment. Effects can be triggered simultaneously or individually where an inspiring effect palette combines to generate unique creative beats and melodies.
Per4mer includes a doppler style Delay, lush Reverb, Glitch (beat repeat) and Tape Stop effects triggered by four dedicated translucent mini-arcade buttons. The buttons can be manually operated or triggered from external gate inputs. Each effect has a set of FX parameters that can be controlled using the four rotary knobs or by the CV inputs. Compression with sidechain input and Color processing effects are featured along with clock input and tap tempo options. External sidechain and clock can be connected to interface with other modules and electronic music gear. Per4mer packs a punch in a 14HP stereo FX eurorack module form with smooth no click action arcade buttons.
“Per4mer is like a bridge between hip-hop and eurorack. It packs in concepts familiar to LoFi and Beatmaking circles but it brings something fresh to eurorack. I think Per4mer will be a great entry point to modular synthesis for the modular curious beatmaker. You can throw it into a small pod and use it like a stand-alone performance effects unit or rack it up with other modules to liven things up a bit.” – Corry Banks, Designer and Founder (Modbap Modular)
Per4mer’s four performance effects can be momentarily engaged or latched individually or simultaneously. Each of the effects has 4 tweakable parameters associated to the four rotary knobs. The design is aimed at live improvisation with endless and unique on the fly sounds and rhythmic dynamics. Audio inputs and outputs are provided as mono connections paired for stereo. Per4mer not only delivers a series of great effects and sound design possibilities, but it also brings the creative, classic and well served techniques used by beat makers and DJs to be applied in the world of eurorack modular especially through manual performances.
The Color processor features four color presets that provide texture and character to the signal path, pre effects. The color presets are Classic (12bit), LoFi (8bit), Saturation and Wax (vinyl simulation). Color presets can be used in conjunction with the performance effects and compressor for a more characterful result.
“The color processor is the special sauce built into the Per4mer. It adds so much mojo and attitude. I lose time just enjoying processing audio through it and creating soundscapes to sample. Per4mer is a dope sound design tool as much as it is a dope fx performance module.” – Corry Banks, Designer and Founder (Modbap Modular)
The compressor allows for control over four compression parameters (Threshold, Ratio, Attack and Release) via the four rotary knobs. For those that require the classic ducking sound of sidechaining, the compressor features a selectable sidechain detection that allows sidechain activation via ‘sidechain input’, ‘audio input’, ‘clock input’ or ‘tap tempo’.
For more information, visit the Per4mer product page on Modbap.com (http://www.modbap.com/product/per4mer/).
AVAILABILTY & PRICING
· Retail Price – $399.
· Pre-orders begin on 10/10/2020.
· Estimated to begin shipping November 2020