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Bastl Instruments Grandpa

Eurorack Module
Published May 2017
By Paul Nagle

It’s not so long ago that I was gushing over Bastl Instruments’ Microgranny 2, a monophonic granular sampler utilising a MicroSD card as the foundation for recording and manipulating samples, even long ones. It was no surprise to learn there were many requests to rebuild this cute, tabletop box into Eurorack form, and the Grandpa is the result.

I should start by pointing out that, despite the manual’s description of the Grandpa as a granular sampler, it doesn’t actually sample. Samples are read from a card, but in this hardware incarnation there’s no...

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Published May 2017