We spoke to Hadj from Play All Day at Machina Bristronica 2023, where they unveiled the Playfader, a versatile two-channel CV performance looper designed to empower modular musicians. This sleek device offers a range of features, including CV and gate outputs for each channel, MIDI and CV clock synchronization, and user-friendly button combos that are accessible with the help of a QR code guide on the back. The Playfader also boasts pitch quantization capabilities, allowing users to experiment with various scales and even create their own user-defined scales for musical exploration. With an onboard recorder that can handle up to 64 steps, it offers creative possibilities for looping and manipulating sound.
Playfader is expected to ship in late 2023 or early 2024. For more information and pre-order details, you can visit their website, and don't miss the opportunity to check out their upcoming ambient sound and music retreat scheduled for March on the same site.
Playfader Available for preorder. Price: €399
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