Modbap Modular by Beatppl is a black owned and made in america electronic musical instrument manufacturer focused on eurorack modular synthesizers. Founded by Corry Banks, Modbap Modular by Beatppl was born from the Modbap Movement with a simple mission to develop tools for beat-making electronic musicians by beat-making electronic musicians. It is our goal to develop eurorack modules from the beatmaker’s perspective.
It’s almost impossible to explain Modbap Modular without answering the question – “What is ModBap?”
MODBAP is the fusion of modular synthesis and boom-bap (or any form of hip-hop) music production. The term was created by Banks as a denotation of his experiments with modular synthesis and boom-bap music production. From that point forward, a movement was born where like-minded creatives built a community around the idea of Modbap. Modbap Modular is the result of that movement in the electronic music equipment and synthesizer design space.
As the first known black owned modular synthesis company Modbap Modular focuses on creating electronic musical instruments from a beat-makers. Having released both Per4mer and Osiris in our first year, it became more clear than ever that our perspective was a unique one. Having done so in the midst of a global pandemic - riddled with chip shortages, shipping delays and the like -to critical acclaim solidified promise to deliver great tools designed from a beat-making musician's perspective.