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Thursday, July 28, 2016
Published on Jul 28, 2016 ARP
"Don’t Delay! Add the power of effects SDD to your analog synths. The SDD3000 isn’t just for guitars. With it’s amazing selection of ambient and pitch-based effects, SDD can accentuate and the lush sound of your analog synths, and even make them more musical and spatial. Check out these quick riffs with and without the SDD engaged."
Published on Sep 29, 2015 fedemanfredi
"All synced with step audio clock sampled from Monotribe and loaded on MPC1000 (master sequencer) controlling MS20mini S&H, Monotribe and Volca Keys.
Midi Bass Pedal DIY controlling via midi notes on the MS20mini.
Yamaha AN1x (Lead Synth)
Korg X50 (Synth Pad)
Published on Jul 28, 2016 Artificial Noise
Dark, warbly and tape-like. Dense modulating echo's bouncing from ear to ear. Thick, wooly tube-like distortion. Most definitely NOT a sterile clean delay, but warm and full of character.
When the poet Homer talked of Cimmeria, he called it the land of fog and darkness at the edge of Hades. Artificial Noise has taken those words as inspiration for the Cimmerian Cave effects unit.
In the unit are two Echo "Blocks" that can be either Echo/Delay (approx. 925ms max delay time), Vibrato, Chorus or some combination of above. Each block can run in parallel and panned Left to Right, making for great Stereophonic effects, or they can be run in series (Echo 1 into Echo 2). Along with the two effects blocks there is also a Fuzz effect, which runs through both blocks. Cimmerian Caves is a hybrid of analog and digital circuitry, utilizing both worlds for maximum effect.
Cimmerian Caves works great with synthesizers or any line level instrument. And yes, it also works great with guitar and bass too!
No audio processing (effects, eq, compression, etc) was used in the video except Cimmerian Caves.
It's available for pre-sale now at Artificial Noise:
Special pre-sale price!!
$325, plus shipping ($20 off)"
"Tempest on drums, but I think you guessed ; )"
"#DSITempest laying down the rhythm track in "Rushing to become archive" by @tainsus: https://soundcloud.com/tainsus/rushing-to-become-archive …
See the update in the earlier post from today here.
Posted by matrix at 7/28/2016 02:28:00 PM
Published on Mar 3, 2013 ellewebb
"Testing out the Moog Minitaur in a Berlin School context - step sequenced with a Synthesizers.com Q960 step sequencer.
The Korg Electribe ER-1 is being used to to trigger the sequencer, which is controlling the Minitaur via its control voltage inputs."
Minitaur Bass Pro
Published on Mar 15, 2013 ellewebb
"Exploring the sound capabilities of the Moog Minitaur analog bass synth - which is a bass pro. All sounds, except for the percussion, come from the Minitaur, including the three basslines, the mid-range synth parts and the high-pitched 'burbles'.
Electribe used for sequencing (and playing) the Minitaur only. Reverb and delay added."
Published on Jul 27, 2016 LektroiD
Anyone else experiencing this with their Boutiques? I haven't heard any complaints before now. Curious if this is unique to his setup for some reason.
"Over the past few years Roland have been steadily remodelling their classic series. Too good to be true? Well, these machines appear to have a big problem in the studio: Noise! I'm using shielded audio cables on all of the Boutiques, and Van Damme studio cables on the TR-8."
via this auction
"Up for sale is a fully functional Roland MC-202 is great condition with CV/Gate input modification. The mod is controlled by a switch on the front panel that toggles between the 2 added CV/gate jacks on the back of the unit or the built-in sequencer. Includes generic power adapter."
Published on Jun 9, 2016 Paolo Z-Plane
"GSi Gemini (desktop version) synth demo, first day of use.
Audio recorded straight from the synth output, no additional processing added"
GSi Gemini - Introduction video
Published on Sep 24, 2015
"GSi introduces the 'Gemini', a powerful sound module available in three different formats: as an expansion board for the DMC-122, as a stand-alone rackmount unit or as a table-top module.
The Gemini features 2 independent DSP engines, 15 synthesis types, 11 effect processors, 128 presets, full MIDI control, wi-fi connectivity and editing via a web-application that runs in a conventional web browser.
Please visit www.GenuineSoundware.com for more details.
Music composed and performed by Max Tempia.
All sounds and effects, except drums, come from the GSi Gemini."
2 independent DSP Processors
15 Synthesis Engines
11 effect generators for each DSP
Custom MIDI map
Internal Wi-Fi antenna allows client connection for editor web-app
Output level selection
Wi-Fi password set and reset
USB Host port accepts Class-Compliant USB-MIDI devices
Additional features of the Rack and Desktop versions:
2x16 Back-lit LC Display with encoder and buttons for quick preset recall
Two parallel DIN-5 MIDI inputs
USB MIDI In/Out
Stereo S/PDIF digital audio output
Comes with External PSU
15 Synthesis types:
VB3-II virtual tonewheel organ
Combo Organ Type F
Combo Organ Type V
Tines electric piano
Reed electric piano
Electric baby grand piano
Clavi electric piano
PM electric piano
MKS electric piano
Physical modeling trumpet
GVA-1 Virtual Analog synth
GSP-01 Adaptive Sample Player
The GSi Gemini features 11 effect processors per each DSP, the effect chain is fixed but is well structured in order to cover any possible necessity. It features:
Tremolo / Auto-panner / Ring modulator
Rotary effect simulator
Stereo Delay / Echo