ERICA SYNTHS – Perkons HD-01

Superbooth 2021 is running between 15 - 18 September in Berlin this year and there is no shortage of new product announcements. This one is from Erica Synths.

Erica Synths announced their brand new percussion synth “PĒRKONS” which according to the company will ‘change your approach to electronic rhythm synthesis’

Perkons features four sonically versatile hybrid voices (digital sound engine + analogue multimode filter with overdrive) and a sequencer with simultaneous control over all four percussion tracks. Each voice has 3 sound engine modes, a HP/BP/LP filter and 8 controls for nuanced sound design.

Here are some of the features of Perkons HD-1

4 hybrid voices (digital sound engine and analogue multimode filter with overdrive)

8 controls per voice

Individual voice outputs

64 kit and 64 pattern memory + additional memory on the SD card

Built-in analogue bucket-brigade delay and optical compressor

Modulation LFO with morphing waveforms, phase shift and 8 destinations

4 track sequencer, 4 time divisions and 4 time multiplications per track

Perkons will be available by the end of this year and priced at $1999 excluding VAT.