MATRIXSYNTH: Monday, December 28, 2015

Monday, December 28, 2015

One Half Of One Million

Published on Dec 28, 2015 John L Rice

Congrats to John L Rice!

"Another bit of messing around, this time with a lot of Modcan modules.

The 'sequence' was created with all 4 outputs of a Modcan 66B Control into to two Modcan 55B quantizers whose output fed 4 Synth Tech MOTM-300 VCOs. The VCO saw outputs were passed through 2 Happy Nerding FUN VCFs for a little fixed filtering and then on to a Modcan 31B quad VCA which was controlled by a Modcan 60B quad EG and the mixed output of the VCA was run through a Modcan 73B dual delay before getting to the final line mixer, a Samson SM10. The EG and quantizers were gated by a Moon Modular 568+568A trigger sequencer setup and the 568 and 73B were clocked from a Modcan 53B clock.

The Mellotron M4000D was noodled by hand but while some of its output went right to the SM10 mixer, it was also routed out to a Modcan 40B dual multimode VCF, that was being modulated by a Synth Tech MOTM-380 LFO, and the 40B's output was sent through a Club Of The Knobs (COTK) C1660 VC Phase Processor before returning to two inputs on the SM10 mixer.

Strymon BigSky and Roland RSP-550 reverbs were used on the SM10 mixer's effects loops and a little bit of reverb plug-in was used in Sony Music Studio during editing.

Thank you again everyone! :-) I hope to do a lot more in 2016 including increasing performance and production quality and maybe even finally getting one or more albums released . . . FINALLY! ;-) Have a happy and productive New Year, all!"

In Aeternam Vale - Analog Mess

Published on Mar 31, 2014 wavetermB

Oberheim OBSX Vintage 6-Voice Analog Synthesizer SN 924101

via this auction

ROLAND SH-3a Monophonic Analogue Synth

via this auction

Sequential Circuits Multitrak 6 Voice Polyphonic Analogue Synth SN 00778

via this auction

Roland TR-727 - the factory demo track

Published on Dec 28, 2015 SynthMania

"Roland TR-727 - the factory demo track"

Learning to drop [eurorack monotribe]

Published on Dec 28, 2015 donaldjasoncrunk

"Quick jam with beats provided by monotribe, vocals looped on akai head rush. Complex modular patterns thanks to the ever awesome WMD SSM"

Buchla Krell Radio ii

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Todd Barton

"layering a 259e sequence with a basic Krell patch driving the Buchla 272e Polyphonic (radio) Tuner. For better audio:"

Roland TR-707 - the three factory demo tracks

Published on Dec 28, 2015 SynthMania

"Roland TR-707 - the three factory demo tracks"


Published on Dec 28, 2015 Ebotronix


4ms Peg, QCD² /Expander², RCD², VCA Matrix
Analogue Systems RS 100², RS110²², RS360²,RS 500e²
Arp Odyssey 2821 white noise
Bananalogue Serge VCS
Cyndustries Zeroscillator
Doepfer R2m, A114², A118,A 1119, A133, A134²², A143-9,A149
A151²,A152, A156², A160/161², A162,A175²²,A185-2''³,A138abc
Flame Arpeggiator , Talking Synth Module²,Tame Machine
Flight of harmony choices
Grendel Formant Filter²
Make Noise Maths², mdm²² ,Optomix, QMMG, René,Wogglebug²
Malekko Anti ²², Unkle²²,Jag
Moog Freqbox²², Taurus 2, MP201
Oberheim Sem
Roland SVC 350 Vocoder, System 104 Sequencer
SSL Modulation Orgy
Tiptop Audio Z 8000
Toppobrillo Quantimator²(aeolian)Sportmodulator, TWF²
Logic masterclock to Kenton Pro 2000
FX : Boss VF-1, Lexicon MX 400, Line 6 Echopro,TC M 3000
mackie the mixer²
vid # 1416

Bloom | Modular Suitcase Patch

Published on Dec 28, 2015 r beny

"Eurorack modular suitcase patch based around Mutable Instruments Rings.

Patch Notes:

Melody: Mutable Instruments Rings (in "easter egg" fm synth mode) into Mutable Instruments Clouds (on the lowest quality setting in looping delay mode {provides the cassette-like quality and hiss}) multed into the Alright Devices Chronoblob Delay and Make Noise Erbe Verb.

Bass: Mutable Instruments Elements (in "ominous voice" mode)

Percussion: Bastl Instruments Tea Kick, Mutable Instruments Braids (snare osc) and Make Noise Mysteron into Mannequins Three Sisters. Make Noise/Wiard Wogglebug is woggling part of the Mysteron and the cutoff of Three Sisters."

FAEMI-M first test

Published on Dec 28, 2015 V. Kulla

"First test of a rare soviet faemi-m synth from the 70´s...tremolo, vibrato from synth. Starting with a dry sound and when i start sweeping the eq i also start adding some reverb and distortion. Sound is recorded through a soundcraft mixer into a focusrite scarlett interface."


Published on Dec 28, 2015 ux256


Modular vid #239

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Phisynth

"Live impro on the modular"

Serge, BugBrand & Modcan modulars.

Novation Ultranova Animated

Published on Dec 28, 2015 tblv9300

"Ava lists some features. presets can be downloaded here:"

Ginko Synthese Sampleslicer Eurorack Module

via this auction

"What does the Sampleslicer do?

The Sampleslicer is a real-time monophonic sampler, including a 16 step voltage-controlled sequencer.The incoming sound is chopped up automatically into 16 parts by the incoming clock signal and spread out over the16 steps in the internal sequencer.

How long can it sample?

The length of the recorded sample is set by a clock-divider, so the recording time is always linked to the incoming clock signal. You can choose between time divisions of 1, ½, ⅓, ¼ and ⅛.

If the divider is set to 1 the total sample time is equal to 16 incoming clock-pulses.

If set to ½ the sample length is equal to 8 incoming clock-pulses, spread over 16 slices (so half the time). It will produce even more glitchy fun when set to ⅓, as it will spread 6 steps over 16 slices. The maximum sample time is about 15 seconds and the minimum sample time is a fraction of a second for granular noises."

Complications by Jame Becker on the DSI Prophet 12

"Composed entirely with DSI Prophet 12 synthesizer, except drums. Processed with OTO BIM and Strymon Bigsky."

Beautiful track.

Volca Beats Mod: 3 New Pure Noise Snares

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Mark Steiner

"The known Snare fix is great, but I prefer a fully undistorted/folded noise snare... so I looked and found 3 variations. I'll be adding a switch for 'Off, S1, S2, S3'."

Bastl Instruments grandPa has an update !!! the v 1.1

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Bastl Instruments

"for more information about the upgrade go here

for details of upgrading please refer to this video [embed below]

So ! what is the upgrade about?

-adds new feature to change the sample by CV
-the threshold for changing samples corresponds to 1 semitone of quantized voltage
-if CV changes the sample is changed at the threshold or is changed only at the rising gate signal (depending on the mode)
-minor UI bug fixes
-more stable
-improved stability when functioning with SPA"

How to update grandPa /or other module

Published on Dec 28, 2015

Sequential Prophet 6 - Step Sequencer Overview

Published on Dec 27, 2015 ProckGnosis

"Basic overview of the step sequencer from the Prophet 6 module, which, I'm happy to report, is AMAZINGLY simple to use, and it's fairly similar to the Moog 37 for easy programming. And according to Dave Smith, the module offers the EXACT same capabilities as the keyboard, minus the keys and bit of the price.

Not addressed at ALL in the video, is how AWESOME sounding this synth is! If I had one dream synth as a young'un it was a Prophet 5. For a VERY thorough review of the Prophet 6, check out a series of vids from Marc Doty at AutomaticGainsay. [you can find them here.]

I actually got the Sequential Prophet 6 a few weeks ago (an early Christmas present), but I couldn't leave it under the tree, and I've been playing with it instead (new Dreadbox Hades synth DID arrive to go under the tree and opened on Christmas morn!! Review of that is in the works).


Tomas Tulpe feat. Korrekte Aussprache - Synthesizer

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Luksan Wunder

Casio MA-101 & SK-5. Note the Vox guitar organ at 2:11 similar to this model posted earlier today.

"Tomas Tulpe feat. Korrekte Aussprache - Synthesizer.
Video by: Tomas Tulpe
Single + Remixe erscheint am 29.01.16 auf Rummelplatzmusik -"

Hordijk Accents

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Todd Barton

"a little experiment exploring the subtle and dramatic accent shifts with this patch. better audio of this exploration here:"

Breaking of the form

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Old Beats

Moog Voyager - Bass
Moog Mother 32 - Lead
Moog Little Phatty - Seq.
DSI Evolver - Seq.
DSI Prophet 08 - Pad
Jomox Airbase 99 - Hi Hat
TC Electronic Flashback
TC Electronic Hof
Lexicon MX 300
Alesis Philtre
Alesis SmashUp - Insert on Mixer out
Mixer Hallen & Heath
Sequenced with Albleton Live Midi Only

Korg Little Bits (audio demo)

Published on Dec 28, 2015 AiynZahevSounds

"Recorded directly from the #Korg Little Bits speaker, with an Electro Voice RE20 Mic.


PEAVEY PC 1600 Midi Programmer

via this auction

fully working

boss rv-70 effects
cubase vst 4.1(mac)/3.7(pc) mixer
ensoniq asrx
ensoniq fizmo
korg dw-8000 synth
logic es-1
logic faders
oberheim expander
oberheim matrix 6/6r/1000 synths
rebirth 1.5 (all functions)
roland d-50
roland mks-50 synth
roland jx8p synth
soundblaster awe 32
suzuki sx-500 synth
waldorf microwave synth


via this auction

"MARSH UDS rare vintage ussr soviet analog drum synth 80's (military edition)
Original Schemes and Manual(Russian)

All functional. Some knobs have a noise. Electrolitic capasitors replace needed.


Logan String Melody

via this auction

"For sale is this vintage (early 70s) Logan String Melody. This is the much rarer Mark One model, and is also the only example I've ever seen which isn't built into its own flight case, which leads me to believe that it's probably one of the very first ones made.

It's not in fantastic visual condition, with dings and scuffs all over it, and the metal plate on the control panel peeling away, but it's complete and it sounds gorgeous. There's plenty of information and demos available elsewhere online if you want to hear it for yourself.

Functionally the only two faults to mention are that the low G key doesn't sound the Perc., Bass or Cello, but still sounds with Viola and Violin added to the mix, and also the very top C key doesn't sound at all. These are both likely to be dirty contacts but I've never bothered looking into it any further as it's never caused me any problems.

Selling only due to lack of space and my recent purchase of a Korg PE-2000, which has rendered the Logan somewhat obsolete. I'd rather let it go and let someone else get some use out of it."

60's Vox Guitar Organ V251

Vox Guitar Organ Demo

Published on Jun 11, 2010 Highnumbers

"Demo of a mid 60's Vox Guitar Organ----a rare and strange hybrid instrument that incorporated a Vox Continental organ and a Phantom guitar."

Note the video is from 2010 and likely not the same unit listed below.

via this auction

"This is a very rare and all original 1960's Vox Guitar Organ Model V251. Comes with with case, all accessories, and original hang tag! Super clean conditionj, just amaazing! Everything obn this unit seems to be in good working order except the repeater section is extremely faint, alsmost not there, so it will need some service. A great addition to any collection.

Here is a link to a You Tube Video demo, [embed above]


The Vox Guitar Organ was one of the most complicated and innovative products attempted by JMI Vox in the 1960s. The brain child of Vox lead engineer Dick Denney, the Guitar Organ added solid state organ circuitry derived from the Vox Continental organ to a Vox Phantom guitar. This allowed the Guitar Organ to be played as a guitar or an organ, either separately or combined.
The Vox Guitar Organ had six organ tone generator circuits built into a cavity in the guitar body, one generator for each of the six strings. The contacts that trigger the organ circuits to play were found in the frets of the guitar. Each fret on the guitar neck had six electronic contacts, one under each string. The circuit to the organ tone generator was completed when any of the guitar strings, which were grounded, were depressed to touch their respective fret mounted contact.

The organ tone generators developed different pitches based on the number of ohms separating the organ tone generator input signal from ground. The higher the electrical resistance, the lower the tone.

To facilitate the production of the correct organ pitch for each location on the neck, a series of twenty one resistors interconnected the twenty one fret contacts under each string, one resistor per fret. Depressing a string on the first (or lowest) fret would cause the signal to travel through all twenty one resistors before triggering the organ tone generator. Hypothetically, if each resistor was 100 ohms, the total accumulated resistance from the first fret contact to the tone generator would be 2100 ohms. This high resistance would make the lowest tone. Depressing the same string on the twelfth fret would require the signal to travel through only 9 resistors, or 900 ohms. This lower resistance would make a much higher tone. Playing on the highest fret would eliminate all but one resistor, and make the highest tone.

A remote power supply (seen at lower left) provided the necessary voltages to operate the organ circuitry and connected to the instrument with a multi pin connector cable."

Voice of R2-D2 with KORG iDS-10 synthesizer

Published on Dec 27, 2015 BEATNVISION
Re-Published on Jan 14, 2016

Standard sample & hold applied to pitch of the oscillator. Triangle sounds closest.

"Making the sound of R2-D2 with IDS-10.

KORG iDS-10, iOS synthesizer app

コルグのシンセアプリ iDS-10でスターウォーズ( STAR WARS )のR2-D2的な音を出してみます。"

iTunes: KORG iDS-10 for iPhone - KORG INC.

Waldorf Blofeld Synthesizer Multimode & Logic X

Published on Dec 28, 2015 SEIBEL

"Drum&Bass Track made with Blofeld in Multimode"

Devil Fish & TR-606 Dynamic Bank Switching 69er

Published on Dec 28, 2015 TB-303 Devil Fish

"Devil Fish and Roland TR-606 sending and receiving CV with each other in a 69er type fashion, via slew and attenuator Eurorack modules to switch between 4 Banks each. This creates rhythmic and melodic changes automatically leaving my hands free to tweak and work with other things. I also use the red Bank and red Accent buttons on the Devil Fish and 606 which sometimes changes both machines Bank state at the same time depending on what triggers are being sent from the patterns (great for freaked out fills).
The 606 sends a CV trigger from the High Tom to a slew unit, an attenuator then to the Devil Fishes DBS CVin 1, it also sends audio from the Headphone Out to a 12 stage frequency divider, an attenuator then to the Devil Fishes DBS CVin 2 this has the most effect when the Cymbals volume are turned up.
The Devil Fish is sending CV Out to an attenuator then to the 606's DBS CVin 1, it also sends Accent Out directly to the 606's CVin 2.
The Eurorack modules are clocked by the 606's audio via the 12 stage frequency divider and from the Devil Fishes Gate Out, the two sound source modules are the Make Noise Phonogene(ACID sample) and Epoch Modular Benjolin both being controlled and triggered by the Make Noise Rene and Intellijel Metropolis, the Metropolis is also modulating the Cutoff frequency of the Intellijel uVCF which the Benjolin and Phonogene are being filtered by, and the Metropolis is also modulating the Cutoff Frequency of the Devil Fish.
Various effect pedals are used and all audio is routed through the Roland TR-8 with Scatter effects used (the TR-8 allows the audio to be recorded into Abelton Live via USB). All played live with no computer or MIDI sequencing."

Jupiter and TR-808 Clones - A Memory (tiergrinders adaptation)

Published on Dec 28, 2015 tiergrinder

"This is my adaptation from Mulperi's song called A Memory. I came across with this song at D16 VST synth makers website.

Main synth : Jupiter Clone
Bass and Arpeggio : SH-101
Drums : TR-808 Clone
Noise swoosh : SH01 Gaia

Sorry for the poor playing. Like I've commented before, I'm a synth builder and l love the classic synths and their sounds. So this is a sound demo, not a keyboard playing showcase :D"

Best iPad Synthesizer Apps Released in 2015 According to Synth Anatomy

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Synth Anatomy

"Leave your comments below so I know what do you think about my IOS Synthesizer Choice of the Year 2015.

This are my favourite releases in 2015. I consider in majority only releases from 2015 and two updates from apps released in 2014.

If you missing Nave and other synths, please consider that the choice is only for Synths released in 2015. This choice is only my favourites and maybe you have another selection.

Published on Dec 28, 2015
Subscribe this channel for more videos about Software, IOS and Hardware Synthesizers. Leave your comments below so I know what do you think about my IOS Synthesizer Choice of the Year 2015.

This are my favourite releases in 2015. I consider in majority only releases from 2015 and two updates from apps released in 2014.

If you missing Nave and other synths, please consider that the choice is only for Synths released in 2015. This choice is only my favourites and maybe you have another selection.

The included apps are available here: [you'll find the links in the video description on YouTube]

KV331 Audio Synthmaster Player for IOS
ApeSoft iDensity v.2
Borderlands Granular v.2
Virsyn Poseidon
WizDom Music GeoShred
IceGear Instruments Lorentz
Sugar Bytes Cyclop
Korg iM1
BitCount AnalogKit

Happy New Year 2016 in advance and thanks for your support in 2015."

Walking on the Clouds ;)

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Alba Ecstasy

"This video is about Clouds. This famous (sorry about the first typo - geeez) texture synthesiser.
You don’t even need a serious audio input to feed it, because it’s capable of amazing this by itself. Still:

I used the self oscillation of Ripples to generate the sound, where Cutoff is modulated by Z3000 as LFO with square and Resonance with sawtooth.

The sine of Z3000 is also feeding the FM of Ripples.

I used BP2 and LP4 to feed (through the DVCA) Clouds’ inputs.

Doepfer’s gate, through MFB ADSR is controlling Freeze and Position.
Doepfer’s CV out is controlling the Clouds’ Pitch.

LFO Z3000’s sine to Clouds’ Texture and triangle to Density.
Recorded in Logic Pro."

Roland Alpha Juno 1 - Exploring the Presets - MVM#18

Published on Dec 28, 2015 MIDI-VERSE TV

"What's up everybody, and welcome! Today on MIDIVERSE - TV we're going to be taking a look at a Roland Alpha Juno 1. This is an analog polyphonic synthesizer from Roland with six voices and one DCO per voice, as well as a sub oscillator and a noise source."

new voodoo music KickBox true analog kick bass drum synthesizer

Published on Dec 28, 2015 J Tracy

"with its single guitar cable (1/4") out and battery (9v) power-its easy to use anywhere, anytime
ita also easy to add effects to via guitar pedals, vocal pedals or vst etc
a cross between 808 and 909 generally, listen to the audio for an idea of how each sounds.
however, every one is made by hand w analog circuitry--so the sound will vary between each.
-limited production total of 50"

Buchla 100 Patterns

Published on Dec 28, 2015 zack dagoba

"Rhythmic patterns on the Buchla 100. Nothing else. See http://myblogitsfullofstars.blogspot....
for more"

Moog Mother-32 with Koma Kommander and Echolette Echo 200 demo from Warstat #18 :o)=

Published on Dec 28, 2015 Druweed

"Moog Mother-32 driven by Koma Kommander with Echolette Echo 200."

TM404 - 202/202/202/202

Published on Dec 28, 2015 repeatle


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