The Cinematic Laboratory

Your first module(s)

After buying over 800 HP of separate modules, I took a risk and got myself a MOOG Mother 32 and a DFAM. My path to the ultimate dream system would have been completely different if I got those first. For modular standards, they are totally completely incredible. I don’t own any MOOG stock, in fact, I looked down on the brand a bit, because they dare to charge thousands of


Modular synthesizers are ridiculously expensive compared to running Ableton Live on your laptop and a midi controller. It’s often said that the PC can do much more than a modular, and yes, that’s true. If you like to create full songs and rich arrangements, the modular will feel limited, complex and alien. Modular synths don’t have a save button, they forget your sounds once the cables are removed. Most modular