Introducing Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM), Moog’s new – and brilliantly named – synthesizer.
The latest offering from the pioneering electro music brand is a neat, easy-to-use bit of kit.
Activated by an analog sequencer, DFAM’s emotive sound begins with a white noise generator and two wide-range analog oscillators – effortlessly transitioning between rhythmic pulsations, resounding bass and resonant bells in an instant.
Each DFAM comes with a package of Moog patch cables that unlock access to the 24-point modular patchbay, allowing you to create new sounds, synchronize an unlimited number of DFAM and Mother-32 units together, or fully integrate your analog instrument into a modular Eurorack production environment.
The company enlisted three female DJs from New York – DJ Haram, Stud1nt and Umfang – to appear in the promo video for DFAM.
- DFAM retails for about £579. Here’s the spec:
- SOUND ENGINE: Analog
- ANALOG SEQUENCER: 8-Steps With Pitch and Velocity Per-Step
- SEQUENCER PANEL CONTROLS: Tempo, run/stop, trigger, advance
- SOUND SOURCES: 2 oscillators with square and triangle waveforms, 1 white noise generator, 1 external audio input
- FREQUENCY CONTROL: +/- 5 octaves (10 Octave Range)
- MIXER: Level controls for oscillator 1, oscillator 2 and white noise/external audio input
- FILTER: 20Hz-20KHz Switchable low pass / high pass 4-pole transistor ladder filter
- ENVELOPES: VCO EG w/ Voltage controlled decay and bipolar amount control, VCF EG w/ voltage controlled decay and bipolar amount control, VCA EG w/ voltage controlled decay and selectable fast/slow attack time
- PATCHBAY: 24x 3.5mm jacks
- PATCHBAY INPUTS: trigger, VCA CV, velocity, VCA Decay, external audio, VCF Decay, noise level, VCO decay, VCF mod, VCO 1 CV, 1→2 FM amount, VCO 2 CV, tempo, run/stop, advance/clock.
- PATCHBAY OUTPUTS: VCA, VCA EG, VCF EG, VCO EG, VCO 1, VCO 2, trigger, velocity, pitch.
- AUDIO OUTPUT: ¼” TS Line / ¼” TRS Headphones (shared output jack)
- INCLUDED POWER SUPPLY: 100-240VAC; 50-60Hz, +12VDC 1200mA
- POWER CONSUMPTION: 3.0W
- EURORACK CURRENT DRAW: 230mA (+12V – from 10-pin header)
- EURORACK MOUNTING DIMENSIONS: 60HP (1”/26mm module depth)
- WEIGHT: 3.5lbs
- DIMENSIONS: 12.57”W x 4.21“H (with knobs) x 5.24“D
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