MATRIXSYNTH: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

AniModule Gate Mod Basics demo


Published on Mar 15, 2016

"Simple Succinct Demo of what the AniModule Gate_Mod is capable of
http://www.animodule.com/product/gate...
2 Independent channels to modulate your gate length"

Kick.S Live / X963 / X964


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Kick.S

Alesis Andromeda A6

Kick.S Live / X964

Published on Mar 15, 2016

Moog Minimoog Model D Vintage Analog Synthesizer w Original Old Osc SN 4155


via this auction

odd rhythm pyramide


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Ebotronix

"odd times by 4ms Quad Clock Distributer ~ clock in x 1.
QCD channels red x 7 ....... black x 5..... green x 3... blue x 1.
+ ~ -

A Q&A Session with Dave Smith


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Nashville Electronic Music & Synthesizer Group

Fascinating bit on the ability to create new Memorymoogs, CS80s, etc starting at 10:45. The OB-6 took DSI and Tom Oberheim less than six months to do as the backbone with the Prophet-6 was already in place. The Oberheim based voice boards with filters just needed to be designed in.

"At this year's third meeting, the Nashville Electronic Music & Synthesizer Group skyped with the synthesizer legend Dave Smith about the recent release of the OB-6, the past and present days of DSI and Sequential, future plans, and much more.

Filmed on March 10, 2016, at the SAE Institute, Nashville, TN.

Credits & Acknowledgements:
Presentation – Mike Hiegemann
Technical Assistance – Chris Dilday, Richard Franklin
Video Recording – Rhendi Greenwell, Mike Hiegemann
Sound & Video Editing – Mike Hiegemann"

http://www.davesmithinstruments.com

Continuum and Cirklon


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Christophe Duquesne

"This is a small jam with a Continuum and a Cirklon squencer. The only sound engine is the Egan Matrix (internal sound engine of the Continuum)... no additional effects ! The Cirklon controls one voice of the Egan Matrix and the Continuum's surface the other channels.
This is a live jam recorded at Eric Mouquet's studio (Deep Forest)"

New Arcano Systems Gem-8 Retro 8-bit Computer and Chiptune Synthesizer on Kickstarter


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Arcano Systems

"Gem-8 is an 8-bit, WiFi-enabled personal computer and chiptune music synthesizer inspired by the home computers of the 1980s. Back the Kickstarter campaign to receive Gem-8 as a reward.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/..."

Arcano Systems previously brought us the MIDI NES Chiptune Synth as well as the Obscura MIDI 8-bit Chiptune Synth.


Details via Kickstarter:

"Gem-8 is an 8-bit, WiFi-enabled personal computer and chiptune music synthesizer inspired by the home computers of the 1980s like the Commodore 64, the Apple IIe, and the ZX Spectrum. This 8-bit AVR-based personal computer features 256-color VGA video output, PS/2 keyboard input, audio line output with 8-bit quantization, 8 digital input/output pins, and a serial expansion port to connect peripheral devices.

Specifications:

Processor: Atmel Atmega1284

RAM: 16 kB

Video: 256-color VGA

Keyboard: PS/2 (compatible with IBM PC AT scancode set 2)

Audio: 8-bit-quantized line out (standard stereo connector with same signal in both channels)

Peripheral Interfaces: serial expansion port + 8-pin female GPIO pin header

Two peripherals have already been created for Gem-8: a WiFi card and a MIDI interface. The WiFi card allows Gem-8 to connect to the internet using the preloaded serial terminal application. Gem-8 is particularly well suited to accessing online multi-user domains, text-based multiplayer online games, and bulletin board services that use the Telnet protocol. The MIDI interface peripheral connects a MIDI keyboard or other MIDI musical instrument to the Gem-8 computer, allowing users to create their own C64 and NES-video-game-style chiptune music using the preloaded chiptune synthesizer application. The Gem-8 chiptune synthesizer application also features video synth visualization capabilities. Currently, the Gem-8 synthesizer software features 8 waveforms and 4 effects settings for a total of 32 unique patches.

[Middle Pic: Gem-8 MIDI interface and Gem-8 WiFi card (based on the ESP8266-12 WiFi module)]

Using additional applications included in Gem-8 OS, users can set the digital states of 8 output pins, which can interface with external components like LEDs and relay modules. Gem-8 users are also able to set the duty cycles of up to 8 pulse-width-modulation signals, which can be used to control servos or to vary the intensity of external LEDs.

New High Density Modules From Grove Audio


via Grove Audio

"Several new modules combining dual and quad functions in one module will allow 2 complete full function 5U voices in only 8MU of panel space.

The update GMS-742a MIDI to CV Converter offers up to four channels of 16 bit CV outputs and 4 gate outputs. The module can produce up to 4 polyphonic control outputs.

The GMS-302 Dual VCO combines two VCOs with a 4 simultaneous waveform outputs and a selectable WAVE output that is chosen from one of five possible waveforms. The VCO has internal adjustments that allow the octaves to be calibrated accurately. The WAVE output also feeds an internal VCA, the control input of which is available on the panel. This allows amplitude control with an external CV without additional modules.

The GMS-709A Dual DADSR generates ADSR envelopes with an optional starting delay. The range of timing for the attach, decay and release is one millisecond to 10 seconds. The amplitude range of the ADSR waveform is 0 to 5V either plus or minus polarity, linear or exponential, and single shot, looping or gated operation.

The GMS-204 Dual Multimode Filter allows the user to select from one of 16 possible filter configurations with 1 to four poles and including low pass, bandpass, high pass, and all pass (phasor). Each filter has a voltage controlled resonance control and two exponential voltage controlled frequency inputs, 1V/Oct and adjustable.

The GMS-714 Ouad VCA has four high quality voltage controlled amplifiers that can be set for either logarithmic or linear control response. Each control input has an attenuverter that allows positive or negative control voltages. In addition, pairs of amplifier channels can be combined for a panning function. There is an internal 4 channel mono or two channel stereo mixer."

1976 OCTAVE PLATEAU THE CAT 1853 SN A1334


via this auction

"This particular example, serial number A1334, is in very excellent 100% all original condition. This Octave synth was recently serviced (new caps, new op amps, new power cord, calibrated, tuned, all faders/pots/sliders/contacts cleaned) and is in perfect working condition, as well as correspondingly excellent shape! 100% intact and working perfectly..."

PAIA, DRUM SYNTH-5400 OR 5700P


via this auction

Acidlab Miami Analog Drum Machine


via this auction

Circuit Benders Modded ROLAND TR77 Analogue Drum Machine with MIDI




via this auction

"For over 15 years we have been creating and supplying aural havoc with rewired childrens toys, modified drum machines, abused samplers and audio insanity machines, but as space has become a prized commodity here at the circuitbenders bunker, we've decided its time to shift some of the massive and ancient behemoth drum machines that have gathered over the years

First to go is this Roland Rhythm 77 or TR77 as it was also known. The TR77 was the first machine to ever be released under the Roland name way back in 1972, and it bears a remarkable similarity to the Bentley Rhythm Ace FR8L, mainly because they are more or less the same machine!

The TR77 is one of those massive 'sit on top of your organ' (no sniggering at the back please) type of drum machines that were popular in the 70's. Theres absolutely nothing digital in this thing, and that includes the remarkable pattern generator circuitry for the 28 onboard drum patterns that can be selected via the front panel buttons. Several buttons can be selected at any time to combine patterns for more complex rhythms.

There are 13 fully analogue sounds onboard, most of which are generated using old inductor-capacitor 'tank' circuits. You cannot get much more analogue than this without hitting something with a stick!
The sounds include Bass drum, Snare, Low Conga, Low Bongo, High Bongo, Rimshot, Cabasa, Clave, Tamborine, Cymbal, HiHat, Maraca and Guiro.

Our upgrades include:

Midi triggering for each of the 13 sounds. The midi channel can be selected using the 16 position rotary knob on the rear panel. The midi doesn't sync the patterns, but if you wanted to do that then you might as well rewrite them via midi triggering and then you can alter them as you want.
Internal pattern generator on/off switch: This is the new switch on the rear panel. It disables the pattern generator board when you are using external midi triggering so that clicks and pops caused by the internal pattern triggers are silenced.
Recapping: All of the electrolytic capacitors in the machine have been replaced and upgraded. The originals were not only underspecified, but were also about 20 years past their reasonable working life!
Power supply rebuild: The original internal power supply circuit on these units is appalingly bad, and causes a ridiculous noise floor of AC hum and interference making a normal TR77 almost unusable in any modern context. We've pulled out all the junk that was in there and replaced it with a more or less silent modern power supply. More details on this mod can be found HERE.
IEC mains socket: The new power supply runs on any common mains voltage, so we've added a standard power cable socket that can be used anywhere in the world.
A red LED: We drilled a hole in the wrong place. Now its got a power LED in it. ;-)
The standard TR77 features such as the variable fade out button, the various individual level faders and the fantastically pontless 'up tempo' switch are still in place and fully functional.

You can here a quick demo of a TR77 being triggered via midi on our soundcloud page [above]"

Pocket Operators + TB-303


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Kevin Polzer

"Complementing eachother on all levels."

Teenage Engineering on eBay | Teenage Engineering on Amazon

MOOG PRODIGY Analog Synthesizer 1979 | HD DEMO


Published on Mar 15, 2016 AnalogAudio1

"(c) 2016 by AnalogAudio1

Demo of the Moog Prodigy analog synthesizer from 1979. I played the Moog Prodigy with reverb effects from a Lexicon MPX-500 and delay effects from a Korg SDD-3000."

My Make Mutable Live Performance System


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Genshi Media Group

"This is a simple example of me manually playing my small Eurorack setup. I wanted to explore how I can play this as a self-contained instrument with no sequencers or external effects. I only wish I had two (or more) Make Noise Pressure Points in order to have more than 4 notes to play... and speaking of Pressure Points, the top row of knobs/tunings is being sent to the Mutable Instruments Rings module, and the middle row of knobs/tunings is being sent to the Mutable Instruments Elements. So when I play a touchpad on the Pressure Points, it is sending two different tunings to the two Modules. If I had a third voice, I can send the bottom row a different tuning as well.

Modules from left to right:

• Make Noise Pressure Points
• Make Noise Richter Wogglebug
• Intellijel Buff Mult
• Mutable Instruments Elements
• Mutable Instruments Rings
• Mutable Instruments Clouds
• Synthrotek MST Stereo Out"

Elektron and Eurorack Jam - Synergy


Published on Mar 15, 2016 SB-SIX

"Patch details:
Octatrack is sending clock
Analog Rytm providing percussion
Analog four sends 2 sequences to Eurorack
- One is the bassline, consisting of an osc3 and e440 filter
- The other sequence is multed to rings and e350
- The e350 output goes to tides clock input which is in pll mode
- e350 and tides go into sob into erbeverb
- rings goes into clouds"

KORG MINILOGUE // ALL 100 FACTORY PRESETS // PART 1


Published on Mar 15, 2016 LESINDES

"Playing and tweaking and sequencing all 100 FACTORY PRESETS of
KORG MINILOGUE.
PART 1."

KORG minilogues on eBay | Korg minilogues on Amazon

Update:

MAM MB-33 // ANALOG RETRO BASS SYNTH // ROLAND TB-303 STYLE


Published on Mar 15, 2016 LESINDES

"MAM MB-33 Analog Retro Bass Synthesizer solo and fed with VERBOS COMPLEX OSCILLATOR and ENDORPHINES FURTHRR GENERATOR triggered by ARTURIA BEATSTEP Pro"

preview upcoming version zMors modular for iPad with 5 new modules


Published on Mar 15, 2016 sven braun

iTunes: zMors Modular - mobile only

- new Audio Units
- new Equalizer
- new Sample & Hold
- new Quantizer
- new Gate/CV to Midi
- Midi Sequencer gets reset Input port for Ableton Link sync

Tiptop Audio Records: ANGLE - Time Portraits


ANGLE - Time Portraits from Tiptop Film on Vimeo.

www.tiptoprec.com
www.tiptopaudio.com

Artist: ANGLE (Piero Fragola, Thomas Pizzinga)

Title: Time Portraits

Title Album: TTAR VA 0002

Directed by: ANGLE

Release Date: 09.02.2016

Label: Tiptop Audio Records

Genre: Techno

Mastering by Tommy Bianchi @ White Sound Mastering Studio

Distribuited by Wordandsound

A crazy experiment and a consummate crime within the walls of the Specola Museum in Florence are the key elements of a thriller with a retro flavor. A briefcase contains the object removed from the crime scene, the last piece missing of a synthesizer built in the musical duo studio ANGLE.

Un folle esperimento ed un delitto consumato fra le mura del Museo della Specola di Firenze costituiscono gli elementi cardine di un thriller dal gusto retrĂ². Una ventiquattrore custodisce l'oggetto sottratto dalla scena del crimine, ultimo pezzo mancate al sintetizzatore costruito nello studio del duo musicale ANGLE.

INSECTO N#1 - LONG DRONES


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Nicola Locci

"Performing a long drones track with an advanced drone machine THE WHITE FLY.

Info and more :

info@exagonal-rooms.com
www.exagonal-rooms.com"

VINTAGE PROPHET 600 SYNTHESIZER SN 3654 with Original Box


via this auction

"This is a super clean Sequential Circuits Prophet 600 with the factory original box and foam packaging. It just received a thorough servicing and tune up from Wine Country Productions last year and is in excellent working and cosmetic condition."

Late Night Jam: Mono-Tone


Published on Mar 15, 2016 HalutioN

"Another late night jam! This is a very old song that I recently refreshed :)

Elektron Octatrack + Elektron Monomachine + Moog Slim Phatty + Korg MS-20 Mini + Nord Drum + Yamaha MK-100 + Electribe 2.

Bandcamp: https://halution.bandcamp.com"

A Tribute to Keith Emerson from The Bob Moog Foundation

A Tribute: Thank you, Keith Emerson

Published on Mar 15, 2016 moogfoundation

Be sure to read Michelle Moog-Koussa's tribute to Keith as well.

"Keith Noel Emerson (November 2, 1944 - March 10, 2016). Remembered with the highest respect and gratitude for his formidable musicianship and his unparalleled contributions to bringing modular synthesis to the fore of rock music, a combination that changed the sonic landscape.

Rare archival photos by Mark Hockman, courtesy of the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.

'Close to Home', written and performed by Keith Emerson, available on iTunes."


via Michelle's tribute:

"And herein lies the weight of writing about Keith Emerson’s passing. My connection to him, our connection, is multifaceted, rooted in his musical relationship to my father and in my personal and professional bond to my father and his powerful legacy. When asked on several occasions by interviewers if my father were a musician, he would firmly reply no, that he was a toolmaker, and “I make tools for musicians.” This was an inherent acknowledgement that his technological creations were but silent machines unless musicians released their vast capabilities to the listener. The best musicians, starting with experimental jazz composer Herb Deutsch, astonished him with their pioneering efforts to weave early modular synthesizers into their music. Although Wendy Carlos was the first to bring the vastly expressive but technically complex Moog modular synthesizer to the popular consciousness (thanks to her musical prowess and painstaking technical achievements), it was Keith Emerson who dared to not only perform live with the instrument in front of tens of thousands of people each night, but to do so while using it as a featured voice. Keith pioneered the use of the Moog modular in a live rock context while fearlessly bringing it and other electronic keyboards to the fore of the genre."

How To Think in Audulus - The Control Signal Looper


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Bimini Road

Get Audulus for: iOS | Mac | Windows/Linux

"This How to Think in Audulus tutorial video explains how the Control Signal Looper works and how to use it.

The Control Signal Looper can be downloaded at the Audulus forum here:
http://forum.audulus.com/discussion/9...

or here, at Patchstorage.com:
http://patchstorage.com/cslooper8/"

http://www.audulus.com/

Ascending The Evolving Vision Of My She - Wolf



"Ascending the Evolving Vision of my She-Wolf (interlude)
Live recording, EMS Synthi and Tape Echo"

Binary Beats With Mystic Circuits Vert


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Voltage Control Lab

"Mystic Circuits Vert converts incoming voltages into binary numbers, each bit corresponding to a different gate out on the module, generating unique patterns and rhythms.

http://www.voltagecontrollab.com/2016..."

Roland Juno-60 - sound design tutorial - Vangelis Spiral


Published on Mar 15, 2016 RetroSound

"(c) 2016 vintage synthesizer sound tutorial by RetroSound

In the original track from the year 1977 is the sequence made with the Roland System-100 and the external sequencer.

In this sound tutorial here made with the Roland Juno-60 and the internal arpeggiator.
very important is the PWM of the DCO."

E-MU SP1200 VINTAGE SEQUENCER SAMPLER DRUM MACHINE SN 019704437


via this auction

Description pulled from wikipedia:

"The SP-1200 can store up to 100 patterns, 100 songs, and has a 5,000-note maximum memory for drum sequences. It also has a mono mix output and eight individual outputs, MIDI in/out/through, SMPTE sync, and a metronome output. There is one button that allows you to select between banks A, B, C, and D, which gives the user easy access to each of the 32 sounds. The front panel contains several LED lights, buttons, and eight volume and pitch faders for each sound in the selected bank. Below each fader is a large button to initialize the sound, or select the sound for editing, and a switch to turn the trigger's velocity sensitivity off or on. The sequencer works in the familiar pattern-style of placing short consecutive sections of samples into a song. The user can easily add swing quantization and tempo changes. The sequencer can sync the tempo to SMPTE, MIDI, or analog clock pulses and is also capable of synchronizing the tempo to a tapping finger with the tap-tempo button.

Unlike the SP12, the SP-1200 does not contain ROM-based samples; all samples are stored in volatile RAM and loaded from floppy disk. The AD/DA converters remain 12 bit, as 16 bit converters were still expensive and found only on high-end gear, such as the contemporary E-Mu Emulator 3 (EIII), which had a list price of over $15,000 USD. Maximum sampling time was doubled from the upgraded SP-12 Turbo, to over 10 seconds, but the maximum single sample was 2.5 seconds. The sample rate was reduced slightly also (from 27.5 kHz to 26.04 kHz) to maximize memory usage. The SP-1200 retains all of the I/O capabilities from the SP12, minus the cassette output and floppy disk I/O"

Vintage ROLAND JUPITER 8 Synthesizer SN 110782


via this auction

OBERHEIM OB-8 VINTAGE ANALOG SYNTHESIZER SN C33334


via this auction

MOOG PRODIGY MODEL 336A SN 7068


via this auction

Electronic Dream Plant (EDP) Gnat Special Synthesizer


via this auction

"Gnat Special made by Wasp Synthesizers Oxford who acquired the license from EDP.....Cosmetics are excellent as is shown in the pics, the underside has four small holes which I assume were for some kind of mount as they are too small for mods.Its a great little synth, with a wide tonal range that belies its simple layout...good looking and quite rare."

Ensoniq Fizmo


via this auction

"It works perfectly and the voltage regulator mod has been done..."

E-MU SP12 SN 2330


via this auction

"This unit has been completely serviced and calibrated, it works perfectly and is studio-ready! I am offering very reasonable Worldwide shipping if purchased with Buy it Now! Used by a 'who's who' list of producers, artists, DJs, etc., there is NO substitute for the original SP-12. It has some slight patina, but is guaranteed to work perfectly!

[via wikipedia]

'The E-mu SP-12 was the spiritual successor to E-mu’s 'Drumulator' and was originally going to be produced under the name Drumulator II, however shortly before the sampler went into production its name was changed to SP-12. The name SP-12 stands for sampling percussion at twelve bits, demonstrating the power of the sampler. The E-mu SP-12 is credited with helping usher in the era of digital sampling by being one of the first digital samplers in production, and allowing musicians to take digital sampling in a completely different direction...'"

FieldScaper 1.4 To Include Looper Mode


iTunes: FieldScaper or bundled with SouncScaper.

via Motion Soundscape:

"New version FieldScaper 1.4 will have new advanced looper mode for convenient use this application in real-time sound mangling.

FieldScaper - an advanced field recorder combined with a sound warp engine and a collection of ready to use dynamic presets for iPad and iPhone. Discover new ways to create and construct unusual and exciting sounds from any environmental audio recordings or samples recorded from other apps through Inter-App audio or Audiobus.

The 'Looper' mode changes the user interface to more convenient use of application in real-time and processing external sources. Use the button 'Looper' on the main screen to switch on this mode. For return to the main screen use the button 'Scaper'.

In this mode you can fast switch the presets and samples for each of oscillators. For oscillator there are five assignable buttons for presets and samples. First oscillator can be fast selected for processing of any external sound sources (include IAA and AB) in one of four modes.

Please note: In the 'Looper' mode application does not create any files when processing external sources.

The four buttons are selecting the processing mode for external source.

'Effect' - In this mode the input signal will record to the loop and oscillator is playing back this loop at the same time. The speed and direction of playback can differ from recording depending on current preset.

'Overdub' - In this mode the record to the loop will be enabled when the input signal exceed specified threshold. When input signal falls below another threshold the record will be off but already recorded signal will continue playing back. The recording can be started and stopped at any time in the loop.

Tip: To shorten the time of stopping record when input signal falls below threshold you can set a lower value of 'Stop recording time' on the 'Audio input control' panel.

'Loop A' - This mode intended for auto start the record at the beginning of the loop when input signal exceed specified threshold. Next the oscillator will playing back this loop.

'Loop M' - Mode for manual start recording to the loop. The led on the 'Start' button will flashing when waiting for record start. Tap the 'Start' button to switch on the mode of waiting input signal. When input signal appears the record will start and stop at the end of loop.

When you select the 'Loop M' mode you can use input monitor when the 'Looper' waiting for start (The led marker on the button 'Start' is flashing). Set the 'Input monitor - on' mode to get source signal on the output at waiting for start. After start the input monitor will mute.

'Input' - This button opens the 'Audio input control' panel. In this panel you can set the thresholds of input signal for start and stop recording.

Above the control buttons is placed the area in which the loop record is displayed. Two moving markers point the record and playback position in the loop. Bright bars indicate when the minimum of signal is present (above -35 db). Red bars mark the optimal level of signal for processing in the scaper (above -10 db).

The five buttons below the control buttons can be assigned for selecting presets and samples.

'Assign preset' - Assign preset for one of five buttons above.

'Assign file' - Assign file for one of five buttons above.

You can assign MIDI controls for the preset and file select buttons and for looper 'Start' button. All of these controls are at the end of list which accessible on the panel 'Settings' - 'Assign'."

Serge modular pulsating patch


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Chris David

"Using the DUSG as a pulse source for the VCF."

Introducing Chromaphone 2 acoustic object synthesizer plug-in VST AU AAX RTAS


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Applied Acoustics Systems

"Thiago Pinheiro presents the Chromaphone 2 acoustic object synthesizer plug-in.

Chromaphone 2 is an acoustic object synthesizer plug-in in VST, Audio Units (AU), RTAS, and AAX formats for Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Cubase, Reaper, Sonar, FL Studio, and many more. Try Chromaphone 2 for free.

Chromaphone 2 – Acoustic Object Synthesizer
https://www.applied-acoustics.com/chr..."


"Chromaphone uses acoustic resonators to create drums, percussion, mallet, string, and other unique instruments. They get sparked into life by a mallet and a flexible noise generator.

Modeling based synthesis gives you access to all source and resonator parameters. Customize instruments to perfectly fit your project or follow your inspiration and build entirely new ones for really creative and innovative sound design...

The Effects panel wraps up Chromaphone 2 as an all-inclusive package with awesome polishing tools... 

Chromaphone 2 ships with premium performance features: unison, vibrato, and a complete set of MIDI features. And for even more action, Chromaphone provides a user programmable pattern arpeggiator and shortcuts to the high quality effects... 

Chromaphone 2 is packed with more than 650 presets from the best sound designers. Instruments span from warm and mellow pitched percussions for melodies to punchy one-shots and kits for rhythm tracks. Twisted, they generate unique textures and soundscapes that will move any film score. Whether real, other-wordly, or with an ethnic touch, Chromaphone will fill your music with rich and organic tones..."

Solton Sm100: escape from New York + oscilloscope


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Polynominaldotcom

"Movie theme played by italian polysynth Sm100, for more info:
http://www.polynominal.com/Solton-SM1..."

KOMA Elektronik Poltergeist Analog Quadraphonic Mixer Teaser


Published on Mar 15, 2016 KOMA Elektronik

Playlist:

1. KOMA Elektronik Poltergeist Analog Quadraphonic Mixer Teaser

"Teaser video for the new KOMA Elektronik Poltergeist eurorack module. Analog quadraphonic sound recorded with a binaural microphone to illustrate quadraphonic sound best in stereo. The video starts off with the Bastl Tea Kick which is panned to all outputs with the field control. The bassline's panning is sequenced with the Komplex Sequencer. The noise hats come in and are sequenced via sample and hold. Lastly the pad is panned around from the Master Origin from a Intellijel Dixie sawtooth wave.

NOTE: Wear headphones to experience this video correctly. This is a binaural recording of the Poltergeist in a quadraphonic room to best display its capabilities in a stereo setting. Recorded with a Neumann KU-100 binaural mic courtesy of Bohemian Drips in a quadraphonic studio with Neumann KH-120 monitors at Noize Fabrik, Berlin.

For more information refer to the product page and manual: http://koma-elektronik.com/?product=p..."

2. KOMA Elektronik Poltergeist Example Patch: Crossover

"In this binaural stereo video, we illustrate the Poltergeist with the Crossover example patch from the manual. Input your synthesizer (Anti Oscillator to SVF-201 to Doepfer VCA/Doepfer ADSR) to one channel. Also take the pitch CV (which is sequenced from the Komplex Sequencer) to the Pan CV Input so the sound moves along with the melody. Komplex Sequencer Play Mode and Poltergeist Pan slope are changed throughout to evolve the patch.

NOTE: Wear headphones to experience this video correctly. This is a binaural recording of the Poltergeist in a quadraphonic room to best display its capabilities in a stereo setting. Recorded with a Neumann KU-100 binaural mic courtesy of Bohemian Drips in a quadraphonic studio with Neumann KH-120 monitors at Noize Fabrik, Berlin."

3. KOMA Elektronik Poltergeist Example Patch: Dopplerganger

"In this binaural stereo video, the Poltergeist is employed to create two alternating doppler effects. With a pitched sound going through 2 channels, use a slow attack envelope (PEG here) and connect to the Master Origin. Now take a triggerable LFO (Pingable LFO) and connect it to the VCA of both channels as well as the pitch of the VCO. Match the attack time of the envelope to one period of the LFO. Now set the Pan pot of the first channel so the sound comes from Quadrant 3 to Quadrant 1. The second channel is set so the sound moves from Quadrant 4 to 2. You will hear the same sound coming towards you from the front and from the back alternating with each other."

4. KOMA Elektronik Poltergeist Example Patch: Bruce Bickford

"The Poltergeist Quadraphonic mixer in action with the Bruce Bickford patch as found in the manual. Recorded with binaural microphone to illustrate better quadraphonic sound in stereo. Patch your hi-hat sound (in this case Doepfer Noise through the SVF-201 into the Poltergeist VCA that is CVed by the Doepfer ADSR) into a channel. Take the trigger for your hihats also to clock a S&H module that is processing noise. Then take the CV from the S&H into the channel's Pan CV to move the hihats randomly around the quadraphonic field.

NOTE: Wear headphones to experience this video correctly. This is a binaural recording of the Poltergeist in a quadraphonic room to best display its capabilities in a stereo setting. Recorded with a Neumann KU-100 binaural mic courtesy of Bohemian Drips in a quadraphonic studio with Neumann KH-120 monitors at Noize Fabrik, Berlin."

Jam with Finger Pro BassLine Synthesizer


Published on Mar 15, 2016 Synth Anatomy

"In this video, I want to show you a jam with the Finger Pro BassLine Synthesizer which is based on the Roland 303 BassLine Synth."

iTunes: BassLine - Analog Modeling Synthesizer - Markus Waldboth

Chris Cook Seaboard RISE composition for the The Abbey Road Institute


Published on Mar 15, 2016 ROLI
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