Morphagene is Make Noise’s attempt to take creative tape splicing and microsound exploration into the 21st century. Instead of actual tape, a 4GB MicroSD card is provided, which can store up to 32 reels. The audio recorded on to these reels is stereo, 48kHz and 32-bit — in other words, high quality. Indeed, it was sometimes slightly confusing trying to differentiate between incoming audio and playback, since the only balance control is the single SOS (Sound On Sound) knob.
While you aren’t forced to work in stereo, it makes a lot of sense to do so — or alternatively, to treat the virtual tape as two mono sources for separate processing later. First you’ll need to capture some audio, and...
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