Sherman Electronics FilterBank

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The FilterBank is an excellent musical processing device for creating filter sweeps and effects or damaging your sound for even cooler effects! It's a 24dB/octave 4-pole dual filter module with 1 input and 2 outputs. The filters can be dual mono or linked for stereo. The filter is genuine analog circuitry with serious overdrive for the grungiest of sounds! The filter itself is extremely flexible and offers hi-pass to low-pass filtering with LFO, ADSR and input signal modulation capabilities. Most important functions can be controlled via MIDI as well.

Running a few dance loops through the FilterBank for your next dance hit or live in a DJ set will most certainly get your heart pumping and the creative juices flowing! It's very hands-on like most analog equipment, yet it does not feature memory storage for favorite settings. The Sherman FilterBank shines when it comes to producing the famous sound of filtered loops and is already being used by William Ørbit, Fluke, Fatboy Slim, BT, Stereolab, The Crystal Method, Groove Armada, and The Chemical Brothers.

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7 Visitor comments
Sam Hiller
December 2, 2011 @ 3:19 am
A good friend of mine has just lent his (which he doesn'y use verym uch, being a house/electro producer) to another good amte, who makes 190bpm+ hardcore techno/gabber. Apparently it's the best kick drum molester imaginable and I'm looking forward to hearing the results when I visit in a month or so :)
pete b
September 26, 2011 @ 5:57 pm
no comments yet? ok here's my two penneth..this thing grunts, squeals, grinds and screams and to be honest i've been trying to find a niche for it in my music since 1998 and have considered selling.. however i've recently acquired a TR909 and the two are made for each other! a couple of the pots are a bit crackly and hit & miss now. there's probably much smoother filter units out there but Ive grown to like it.
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  • The link above will take you to an eBay search for this synth to see active listings. If you don't find it there, try looking in our forum marketplace or post a wanted classified.
  • Demos & Media
  • Audio Clip 1 - A great demo that proves the Filterbank is a truly creative instrument, from the Future Music CD, issue 57.

  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - n/a
  • Multitimbral - Dual-filters
  • LFO - YES, modulates filter or envelope
  • Filter - 24dB/oct 4-pole low-pass / band-pass / hi pass / notch filter with resonance and ADR envelope
  • VCA - ADSR
  • Keyboard - None
  • Memory - None
  • Control - MIDI
  • Date Produced - 1997

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