British instrument producer Unidentified Dancing Objects (UDO) for its upcoming Tremendous Gemini synthesizer after first teasing the system at Superbooth 2023. The Tremendous Gemini is an absolute beast, with 20 voices, dual-layer polyphony, and a bi-timbral analog hybrid sound engine. This implies you’ll be able to play 20 notes without delay, however the dual-layer polyphony permits you to mix sounds, making ten “tremendous” voices that ship distinctive sound design mixtures to the left and proper stereo channels.
In case you’re considering this can be a unbelievable possibility for complete sound design, nicely that’s the purpose. The stereo binaural sign path is supplied with results processors, gate arrays and pedal connectors to permit for “glittering frequency” and “shattering harmonics”, with the corporate boasting that the instrument is nice for creating each acquainted and discordant soundscapes. There’s 256 efficiency and patch slots and a whopping 64 interchangeable waveforms to start out your sound design journey. Sound design choices embody wave morphing, cross mod options, bi-directional sync and, after all, an all-analog sign path.
The sequencer shops 16 editable patterns and the outside is supplied with twin management schemes that allow you to concurrently sculpt sounds throughout each channels. The Tremendous Gemini is sturdy with an exterior constructed from aluminum and metal, with UDO noting that the knobs and levers obtained the identical consideration to element. The 61-note keybed is semi-weighted and boasts polyphonic aftertouch and the custom-engineered panel features a ribbon controller for particular person observe articulation.
The Tremendous Gemini follows the corporate’s well-received Tremendous 6 synth, although improves upon it in almost each method. The one draw back right here? This can be a skilled synth with high-grade elements, so it’s gonna value you. UDO’s Tremendous Gemini prices $4,200 and preorders can be found now at varied music retailers, although it received’t ship till October.