Grendel RA-99 Grenadier

Rare Waves / Grendel synth demo

Grendel RA-99 Grenadier : Preview

Sneak preview of the T.B.A. Grendel RA-99 Grenadier!

Grendel 2TAC: 2-Track Analog Controller

Its a compact minimalist CV-Gate sequencer – the Grendel 2TAC 2-Track Analog Controller.  Introduced in 2019 as limited edition featuring hand tooled metal work, oil finished hardwood sides, and permanent silkscreen graphics.

Grendel 2TAC User Guide (PDF)

2019 model (8 made):

2023 model (10 made):

Grendel DC-2 LTD – Limited Edition

Announcing a special limited edition run of Grendel Drone Commander 2! The DC-2 LTD features hand tooled metalwork, oil finished hardwood sides, and permanent silkscreen graphics. Only 8 produced! (Sold Out)

Hydronium Eurorack voice module: new from Rare Waves!

Rare Waves Hydronium analog synthesizer is now available in Eurorack format, as a DIY kit ($225) or pre-assembled ($359).  Hydronium is a high quality electronic music instrument with “the works” – MIDI and CV-Gate control + semi-modular patachability.  Its great tone and playability will invite you to stay up late making tracks!

Hydronium: new synth from Rare Waves!

Rare Waves Hydronium is now available in tabletop format! $255 (DIY kit) / $389 (assembled & tested). Please visit our Ordering page for details on how to order.

Grendel DC-2e Standalone

Check out the Grendel DC-2e Standalone in orange!

Announcing the MIDI Narrator DIY vintage speech synthesizer kit

MIDI Narrator is a fun DIY electronics kit that lets you build a MIDI-controlled computer voice synthesizer based on the classic SP0256-AL2 chip from the 1980’s.  It was designed by Eric Archer of Rare Waves and its new for 2018! Limited quantity available!

Concert Dedicated to Grendel Drone Commander

We’re surpised and very honored to learn of an upcoming concert dedicated to the Grendel Drone Commander!  And the venue is a 700-year old Italian church, no less.  For the evening’s program, the seven performers have agreed on one rule:  only Drone Commander + FX.  We unfortunately cannot attend in person but would be very grateful for any audio, video, or photos from the event.

Time: Saturday April 21, 2018, 8PM – 11PM.
Location: Ex Abbazia di San Bernardino (Genova, Italy)
Performing Artists: Stefano Bertoli, Gedron, Jagolab, SKR Project, Shin/Fate, TheNoise, Urbanspaceman
Facebook event page

Concerto dedicato al Grendel Drone Commander,
SETTE Commanders
Tutto in una notte!!!