Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Edgar's Dilemma

"Perplexed by an increasingly impatient audience, Edgar began to cogitate about the future of his 'Modular Madness Symphony Unplugged' tour."

Fun (and funny) bit of synth art from New Man Studios' Artist Shop. These are for sale. You can find the mug here, print here, phone case here, and finally the t-shirt here.


P.S. You can also find New Man Studios on BandCamp here.

A 60's Moog Dream (breath Controlled)

"So here is another quick demo of using just my Moog Mother 32 with 1 addition which is a Manhattan MA32 Filter...otherwise this is pure Moog Mom 32 AND most of this is being breath controlled by a Pulplogic breath controller tile (still prototyped). I could not do this without Pulplogic's wonderful work on this breath controller tile...for all you Eurorack people."

Also check out jcn7 aka James Newman as New Man Studios on Bandcamp here.

State of the Union: EMS Synthi Processing External Noise Source

Published on Feb 28, 2017 blwvideo

"Quick example of an EMS Synthi A processing, shall we say, the ultimate noise generator."

Rheyne - Live Jam #165 (live looping with Ableton Live)

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Rheyne

"Live looping with Ableton Live. Recorded in one take with no pre-recorded loops or sequences."

A Review on the Electronic Music Works WCS-1x Synthesizer

You can find the full review on Creative Tech Nerds here.

"If a Moog Modular had babies, they might look and sound like the EMW WCS-1x. If you're looking for a truly distinctive synth with a beefy "Moog-like" sonic signature, you need to give the WCS-1x a serious look. At a street price of just under $300.00 ( U.S. dollars ), the WCS-1x also happens to be an incredible bargain. Tip to the wise: Snag a couple of these mini- monsters while they're still being made!"

Generative Eurorack Drums with Varigate 8+

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Voltage Control Lab

"The Varigate 8+ is a formidable eurorack sequencer module, with the ability to generate randomized rhythm sequences, or morph existing sequences on your eurorack drums by limiting random probability."

DX5 playing Depeche Mode "Any Second Now" (Instrumental)

Published on Feb 28, 2017 DX5

"Backtrack recorded on Pro Tools. Most of the sounds are from the Roland Promars, including the first noise snare (the original song was recorded at the time Vince Clarke used his Jupiter 4 with same filter and VCO as the one in the Promars).

Upper: Roland Promars MRS-2
Mid: Roland JP-8000

Backtrack played on a Revox B77 MkII with BASF tape.
Original track composed by Vince Clarke.
Performed here by DX5 Jose Maria Bara
* There is a "flutter" effect, noticeable at the beginning, due to Revox mechanical limitations (I tried to dump the backtrack on two different units with the same results)"

Roland Juno-60 with JSQ-60 and Kenton PRO-DCB

via this auction

Oberheim Xpander

via this auction

"It is in excellent condition with all of the pots, buttons and LCD functioning properly. There is very slight cosmetic wear - the kind that would come with a unit of this age that has been well looked after and used exclusively in a smoke-free studio.

In 2016, it was upgraded by Jay Lemak of Synths When (Toronto) with a triordial power supply. This alleviated a slight but noticeable mechanical noise and provides all of the assurance that a reliable, modern power supply has to offer."

Moog Sonic Six 6 c 1975

via this auction

"This moog is in perfect functional condition, with no issues of any kind. She sounds absolutely amazing and is super-duper stable. All knobs, switches, mod wheels and functions are in perfect working order. She's just come back from the tech for a full service & modern power cord with a clean bill of health, and she is easily the nicest I've had the pleasure of playing..."

Akai AX80 Analog Synthesizer Keyboard

via this auction

"Perfect working Akai AX80 analog keyboard synthesizer with built in MIDI and a massive 8 voices! This uses the same CEM3372 filter chips as the Oberheim Matrix 12 and Xpander. All of the switches are responsive and MIDI has been fully tested. Keep in mind the MIDI spec is over 30 years old on this synth so it is limited compared to modern synths."

Technosaurus Microcon, Rare Swiss Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

Future Retro Revolution - Analog Monophonic Synthesizer

via this auction

ALESIS HR-16 Vintage Drum Machine 1988 | HD DEMO

Published on Feb 28, 2017 AnalogAudio1

"(c) 2017 by AnalogAudio1

Demo of the Alesis HR-16. This is a budget digital drum machine made in USA. What you hear are the stock sounds and some of my own grooves. No effects used."

Modular Test #1 Make noise DPO and Verbos complex oscillator final output comparison

Published on Feb 28, 2017 ModularStuff

"A quick test between the final output of Make noise DPO and the one on Verbos complex oscillator

Nothing musical, just tweaking parameters"

How to translate the feeling into sound | Claudio | TEDxPerth

Published on Feb 9, 2017

The performance comes in at just after 7:11, but don't miss the talk if you have the time. A Moog Sub Phatty, DSI Prophet 12, Nord Stage 2, and Ableton Push are featured in the performance.

"How can a song - written by a perfect stranger - feel as if it were written about you? Composer/artist/producer Claudio explains her art, purpose and technique, and finishes with an exclusive unveiling of her new track: "I was a Rockstar".

In her solo live performances, Claudio creates and orchestrates songs with complex layering in real-time using music technology. To her, the art is in making sure both the technology and technique are driven by the heart - and achieve a delicate balance between control and instinct.

Rachel Claudio is a Perth-born/European-based artist/composer/singer/producer and university lecturer. She works with major labels and composes scores for film and TV. Her live video performances have captured the hearts and minds of millions of viewers.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at"

sad song today

Published on Feb 28, 2017 zack dagoba

Vintage Buchla.

Vintage Analog Synthesizer RMIF Opus: Sound Demo

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Najvrtson

Here's something most have likely never seen before, a vintage soviet RMIF Opus. I believe this is the first one to be featured here.

"The tune (russian folk song Polyushka Polye - despite the fact, that the instrument was made in Riga, Latvia) was entirely recorded on RMIF Opus, except of drums (JVC KB-700) and some reverb and delay effects. Opus was made cca in 1988, but technically wise it was obsolete at the time. It is based on divide-down technology, but has very nice filter (LPF, BPF and HPF with resonance), excellent chorus unit, ring modulator and some other fine features. Enjoy its sound!"

Uli Behringer on Next Steps - New Affordable Clones of Classic Vintage Synths & More

This one in via Soviet Space Child.  Further below you will find a post from Uli Behringer on what he plans next.  It is pretty much in line with what he said in his recent interview posted here on the 23rd. Note he mentions bringing old classics back along with new creations. An interesting side note, is it appears Music Group IP, which Behringer falls under, made logo and trademark grabs for Oberheim. Via dluther:

"The Oberheim logo and trademarks seem to have been filed by Music Group after Gibson turned it over to Wells Fargo, and it expired:

USPTO Assignments on the Web

Then Music Group IP made a claim on it on Dec 8 of last year (awaiting examination

Trademark Status & Document Retrieval

And Gibson must have caught wind of what's going on and is now trying to retrieve it on behalf of Bank of America as a "Security Interest:"

USPTO Assignments on the Web

It's interesting to note they filed these trademarks under the Music Group IP Inc. name instead of some shell organization. Given the specificity of the Oberheim marks reserved, I'd venture their next big synth will be an 'homage' to the OB-Xa, and possibly an OSCar. Given their treatment of the Juno-106, it might be something special..."

And here is what Uli Behringer had to say regarding what's coming:

"Hello everyone, please allow me to chime in.

Since the introduction of our first synth, the DeepMind12, it has now become the best selling synthesizer at the world's largest retailers Thomann and Sweetwater. Our team is so excited that we have decided to go "all in".

What does that mean?

We have since hired 20 incredibly talented engineers and synth experts, and we're hiring many more. In fact we're looking for passionate software and hardware engineers for our Innovation Center in Manchester, UK. Please feel free to drop me a note and CV if you're interested...

Our dream is to cover every musical and technological angle, which includes analog and digital synths, samplers, romplers, drum machines - you name it.

We have also taken on the challenge to see if we can make a really cool analog synth for US$ 49 retail. That's not easy, but we'll give it a try! We like to make analog synths available especially for kids so they can learn to play an electronic instrument.

We'll be reviving both legacy synths based on authentic designs and original components but we're also heavily investing in research in the areas of cutting-edge granular and waveform synthesis, etc. in order to innovate and create something completely new.

Many people have asked us to revive synth jewels from the past and make them affordable so everyone can own one. This very much resonates with me because when I was a kid, I spent hours in stores playing and admiring those synths - however I couldn't afford them which was tremendously frustrating.

Frankly, I never understood why someone would charge you US$ 4,000 for a MiniMoog, when the components just cost around US $200.

We at Midas and Behringer believe in bringing these instruments back and making them affordable so everyone can play and enjoy them.

In order to introduce young people to the world of synthesizers, we have also hired lots of university fresh grads for our engineering departments - great guys that have discovered and now love building synths.
I can honestly say that this the best vibe we have ever had in our company and I am tremendously proud of these guys who put incredible effort and time in designing those synths.

As always we love to hear from you, learn what your thoughts are and what you want us to make. Building great things for customers is what we love and the purpose why we exist.

Thank you for all the fantastic support!


Update: New OSCar and ARP 2600 on Behringer's Radar - this explains the OSCar logo above.

DSP Synthesizers Micro-TS - Keyfob Touch Synthesizer - The Tiny-TS Goes Micro

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Jan Ostman

via DSP Synthesizers

"Being only keyfob size, 61x41mm, the Micro-TS IS the smallest playable analog synthesizer in the world.

The Micro-TS – Keyfob Touch Synthesizer

If you think the Tiny-TS is small then think again.

The Micro-TS is keyfob sized, 61x41mm but still features the same specs as the Tiny-TS.

It runs on 3V so a CR2016 button cell works just fine.

The analog knobs have a trim potentiometer footprint.

Output is a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack.

It still has CV/Gate outputs but they are just pads on the PCB edge.

Available from 1st of March.

Only 50 available in the first batch."

Buchla Easel Three Oscillators

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Todd Barton

Buchla Easel Reverb Thoughts

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Todd Barton

"better audio here:"

Nr Synth Project Cobra - Minimoog Model D Clone

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Nr Synth

"Premiers tests audios du prochain synthé NRsynth: un clonage maison du Minimoog Model D !

Aucune compression, ni EQ, juste un peu de reverb et delay de ma petite Xenyx.

Certains points restent à améliorer mais tout est en bonne voie..."

"First audio tests of the next NRsynth synth: a homemade cloning of the Minimoog Model D!

No compression, nor EQ, just a little reverb and delay of my little Xenyx.

Some points still need improvement but everything is on track ..."


Published on Feb 28, 2017 eowave

"Demo of the first protoype of the MICRO_DRONES. The next version will have some memory and feature a USB socket rather than battery clip"

TT-606 Replicant Sample Pack

Published on Feb 22, 2017 Adam Jay

"$7.99 intro price! - - - All 9 Cyclone Analogic TT-606 instruments recorded at various tune / tone / decay / snappy / timbre settings, and all at 3 to 4 different accent settings. 1900 samples total! Recorded with Universal Audio Apollo 8 with subtle Neve 88RS processing.

24 bit, 96khz .wav !

Bass Drum: 48 samples
Snare Drum: 48 samples
Low Tom: 48 samples
High Tom: 48 samples
Rim Shot: 48 samples
Hand Clap: 48 samples
Cymbal: 480 samples (yea, you read that right!)
Open High Hat: 844 samples (those 6 OH timbres really add up!)
Closed High Hat: 288 samples samples

Also includes:

Ratcheting Sequence by VCO

Published on Feb 28, 2017 seho chang

Oscillator: SW 901
Oscillator Mixer: SW CP3
Filter: SW 904A
VCA: SW 902
EGs: SW 911
Filter EG Attenuator: SW 995
Portamento: Krisp1 VRG

Sequencer: Moon 569
Clock: ALM Pamela’s Workout

Ratcheting Control VCO: Krisp1 SVCO

Limited Edition Green Doepfer MS-404 SN 971579

via this auction

Limited edition MS-404 analog Acid synth w. full MIDI control. The Doepfer MS-404 is basically a TB-303 emulator... This is a limited edition in green. Very rare and I think some of the last ones. No scratches anywere (just a hint around the mount holes but that covers up). All functions are working as they should. There's no battery inside (i think it uses flash ram). Very easy to use. Everything is straigt forward." System with Racked Moog Voyager RME

via this auction

Note the Voyage RME is not included in the listing, but available. Kind of cool looking; you would definitely want the CV expander with it.

"For your consideration, A modular system. Housed in a custom built cabinet (at least for display purposes), 3 tiers x 16 spaces each tier. Top tier is half filled with modules. The module inventory is as follows:

Q104 MIDI/CV Interface
Q105 Slew Limiter
Q106 Oscillators (x 5)
Q107 State Variable Filter (Oberheim style)
Q108 VCAs (x 4)
Q109 Envelope Generators (x 4)
Q110 Noise (x 2)
Q112 4-Channel Mixer (x 2; one very early production {collectible?} with 2 knobs, one with 3 knobs)
Q113 8-Channel Mixer
Q116 Ring Modulator
Q117 Sample and Hold
Q118 Instrument Interface
Q124 Multiples (x 2; one has been modified providing 4 trunk lines out)
Q125 Signal Processor
Q127 Fixed Filter Bank
Q137 Power Control and Interface
Q150 Transistor Ladder Filter (Moog style)
QPS1 Power Supply
QDH40 Wiring Harness (power to 40 modules)

The pictures show a Moog Voyager RME integrated into the top left of the cabinet. This piece is NOT included with the system, but is available."

Kawai K1r Vector Control

Published on Feb 27, 2017 The KlangCollage

"Vector Pad for the Kawai K1r, made with MIDI Designer on the iPad."

You can find the template here, but you will need the app first of course:

iTunes: MIDI Designer Pro 2 - Confusion Studios LLC

Spotted this one on

Drone synthesizer Muscarin "421 black" by kNoBtech demonstration and tutorial

Published on Feb 27, 2017 kNoB Technology

"New revison of Muscarin analog Synth -
4 voice
2 dual form lfo
1 3 mode lpf\fix bp

Voice record on camera, synth signal record clear in line out 2i2"

And previously:

Drone noise synth Muscarin demonstrations

Published on Nov 11, 2016 kNoB Technology

"Best low price (100$) analog noise synth for ambient drone noise music productions from kNoB technology (Russan) 4 hybrid vco ,12db\oct analog lpf,passive hpf ,Lfo,bias voltage, and extensive freg modulation capabilities. Buy here or send
Sorry in video show first revision synth with no analog LPF.
Now each synth has a new sweet analog filter.
Audio test listen here
Use English subtitles"

MIDIRAUSCH - Exercise: Modular Glitch No. 2

Published on Feb 28, 2017 midirausch

"Broken beats created and "sequenced" completely within the Modular.
Ladik Burst Generator on Hihats and modulated 1010music fxbox contribute a lot to the glitch feeling"

Part 1 here.

Volca Circuit Sunrizer Poison 202 Deep Tech House Session 6

Published on Feb 28, 2017 014london70

"Circuit is sequencing Sunrizer and Poison 202. Volcas playing their own patterns. Modstep playing the vocal sample. Recorded into iPhone via a Behringer Xenyx mixer and mastered in Final Touch. M"

Linnstrument Ableton Lightshow - Massive Attack's Teardrop (with hints of Aurora's cover)

Published on Feb 28, 2017 loopop

"Linnstrument Ableton Lightshow - Massive Attack's Teardrop (with hints of Aurora's cover) shot at Plaza de España (Barcelona)"

Meet The Makers: Tatsuya "Tats" Takahashi

Published on Feb 28, 2017 sonicstate

"If you're into synths on anything more than a casual basis, chances are you've heard of Tatsuya 'Tats' Takahashi. His involvement with the rise of the affordable analog cannot be underestimated. During his time at Korg, he has been instrumental in the new wave of affordable mass produced analog synthesizers that we've come to expect."

The Analogue Solutions Megacity Sequencer Examples

Published on Feb 28, 2017 AutomaticGainsay

"Here is a musical demonstration of the Analogue Solutions 64-step/dual channel analog 'tear drop' step sequencer. All tones in the song were created through the Megacity controlling two Analogue Solutions Nyborg 12 synthesizers. The drums were programmed later using Korg Gadget.

Please support Automatic Gainsay!"

MFB Tanzmaus / TB-303 / Analog Heat / monotron DELAY : Acid House

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Masaki Takada

" :) "

MFB Tanzmaus : Tweaking impulse parameter

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Masaki Takada

"I tried a change due to a parameter for adjusting the attack feeling of the analog sound part called 'Impulse' which is installed in Tanzmaus of MFB."

MicroMonsta + Pulse 2 + Spark LE + icon

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Emmanuel Celestin

Modular Synth - WMD PDO and Synchrodyne + Mutable Elements

Published on Feb 28, 2017 isvisible / isinvisible

"Working on a track featuring just 3 sound sources:

Bass - WMD 'Phase Displacement Oscillator' (PDO)
Guitar - WMD 'Synchrodyne' (plus 'Expand')
Orchestra - Mutable Instruments 'Elements'

And the drums are provided by a Touched by Sound 'Syncussion DRM1'

PDO - Nothing
Synchrodyne - ZVEX 'Instant Lo-Fi Junky' into Gieskes 'Dep2b' into Intellijel 'Springray'
Elements - Doepfer 'A-101-3 12 Stage Vactrol Phaser'"

modular shades #01

Published on Feb 28, 2017 Elinch

Voices: 4ms DLD / ZVEX Instant Lo-Fi Junky
Bass: Make Noise STO / Make Noise Optomix
Sequences: Dreadbox Omikron / Dreadbox Lamda
Percussion: Mutable Instruments Rings
Drone: Mutable Instruments Clouds
Strings: Dreadbox Omikron / Make Noise Optomix / Dreadbox Delta Delay
Effect sound: Dreadbox Gamma modulated by Dreadbox Alpha
Effects: TC Electronic Flashback Triple Delay
Sequencer: Arturia Beatstep Pro / Mutable Instruments Yarns

One Take directly recorded into the Tascam DR 100.
For the best listening experience listen to the video with headphones or good speakers.


Published on Feb 28, 2017 Telekom Electronic Beats

"Get Inside of U-He software instruments and effects on Telekom Electronic Beats TV. This award winning company has been producing their renowned products, most notably the Zebra and Diva synths, since 2001, and we hear from founder Urs Heckmann about the philosophy of his labour of love, their current range and direction for the future."

u-he Traveller - Preset Walkthrough (Soundset for Zebra2)

Published on Feb 28, 2017 uheplugins

"A walkthrough of the presets found in the Zebra2 soundset Traveller.

For more info on Traveller and demos songs visit:

For more information and download the Zebra2 demo (VST, AU, AAX) visit:

Traveller invites sonic exploration with this collection of rich, imaginatively designed sounds. Move between experimental and organic, ambient and sci-fi, abstract and rhythmic. Traveller forges a path between early electronica/ambient and Bereczky’s personal background in orchestral soundtrack.

An eclectic range of versatile and useful sounds: basses, arpeggios, pads, drones, keys, brass and more.

Traveller comes with 122 presets. Created by Samuel Bereczky."

Technostalgia: a live jam with MicroMonsta and Electribe

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Olivier Ozoux

"Thanks to the Squarp team for sending me a quick patch to save this project from a misbehaving PyraOS v1.5 beta that attempted to eat this own....

- Squarp Pyramid (sequencer)
- Audiothingies MicroMonsta ( bassline )
- Korg Electribe 2s ( drums and percussions )
- PreenFM2(clean bass and percussive arp)
- Waldorf Blofeld (pads)
- MakeNoise 0-Coast (generative melogy)"

Monday, February 27, 2017

New EMS SYNTHI Style Portabella Synth Coming from Pin Electronics

Portabella sound preview - Sync for 4 pins

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Pin Electronics & Ramcur

"The Portabella by Pin Electronics available 3rd quarter 2017.


Update: video is back. This originally went up at 6:55 PM today. Moving this up so you don't miss it.

Curious how this one will differ from their Hornets pictured below. Aside from the obvious color scheme, you can see the panel layout is different. I added a screenshot of the video above directly below for comparison. Note the "Random Voltage Generator" section above Oscillator 1 in the Portabella. You can click the image of the Hornets below for a larger version. It's set to open in a new tab so you can tab back and forth to compare. You can find previous posts on the Hornet via the Pin Electronics label below.

Moog Model 15 Modular Synthesizer

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Perfect Circuit Audio

"A bass patch on the monolithic Moog Model 15. This 5U modular system is built by hand to the specs of the original 1973 system. The patch uses the sawtooth waves from the 921b oscillators mixed with white noise that is run through the fixed filter bank. This mix is then run through the legendary 904a low pass ladder filter which is modulated by an envelope and 921 oscillator used as an LFO. The filter goes into a VCA which is controlled by another envelope generator. A Korg SQ-1 is used to sequence the bass line and a Volca Beats provides the drums."

MATRIXSYNTH members get a %10 discount at Perfect Circuit Audio! See the membership page for details.

Eurorack Modded DSI Pro 2 with Modules in Place of Keys

Spotted on

"Dave Smith Pro 2 Synthesizer – Keyboard removed – Eurorack in." Live Stream Arturia MatrixBrute Tips and Tricks

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Flux302 of

"slightly edited version of the Live stream from earlier today.
Just some general tips and tricks in using the Arturia MatrixBrute analog synthesizer."

Novation Circuit Tracks by ZeroCrosser

Circuit Track Using External Synths

Published on Feb 15, 2017 ZeroCrosser

"This track was recorded using the Circuit and a BeatStep Pro controlling a Moog Sub Phatty, a Prophet 6 and a Juno 106. I blended internal Circuit patches with analog synths to create a more dense, layered sound. The track was recorded, edited, mixed and mastered using Cakewalk Sonar X3"

Demo of more custom Circuit synth patches

Published on Feb 27, 2017 ZeroCrosser

"Early 80s retro funk vibe here reminiscent of Off The Wall-era Michael Jackson. I am using a custom bass synth patch and poly synth patch that I created based on inspiration from two of my favorite synths, my Moog sub Phatty and my Juno 106"

Analog Four: First Impressions (Late Night Tips)

Published on Feb 27, 2017 HalutioN

"In this episode, I'm sharing a couple great things and one BUG I found on the A4."

modular synthesizer for beginners part III: the deeper meaning of waveforms

Published on Feb 27, 2017 studentsmusic

Waveforms on an EMS SYNTHI.

"look behind the surface of what you are doing with your modular. One option: analyse and visualize waveforms and modulations - in the end you might gain a much deeper understanding of what you are doing and whcih effects it has on you than just being technical or musing...

Errata: shoud=should

Sorry - everything just improvised without text or rehearsal of course.."

All parts here.

The Amazing Oberheim Matrix 1000 Analog Synth Sound browse & Auturia Keystep

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Ulises El Licenciado Lozano

"I love the Oberheim Matrix 1000,
sounds big, and for a one single rack space is one of the best Real Analog synths out there to have it on the road.
literaly holds 1000 analog sounds !!

Just needs a software to program your own sounds." Or an iPad editor.

Access Virus C SN *VCAyTxyBTsP*

via this auction

One last one via supporting member, Mario.

Roland MSQ-100 MIDI Digital Keyboard Recorder

via this auction

Akai Max25, APC40 & Novation Launchpad Mini

Three controllers for sale from supporting member, Mario:

akai max25 listed here.

akai apc40 mkii listed here.

Novation Launchpad Mini listed here.

T-rex Replicator Analog Delay w/ Case

via this auction

"Awesome analog tape delay only selling because Eurorack version came out a couple weeks after I purchased this one and I can work better with eurorack. Super awesome tape delay. I also have vintage roland tape delays and full tone. This one is awesome. Super easy

Comes with everything you see. All the items and bag that came with it when I purchased new. Tape loaded in unit, extra tape in bag, qtips to clean, power supply with other country adapters, manual"

Cool case.

Misc Eurorack Modules For Sale

A few eurorack modules for sale from supporting member, Mario. Click the links to get to the listings.

ALM Busy Circuits Akemie's Castle FM Synth Module listed here

Synthesizer Factory Synth Machine listed here

Intellijel Cyclonix Shapeshifter Dual Complex Wavetable VCO listed here

pittsburgh modular analog replicator listed here.

expert sleepers es-3 mk3 listed here.

Emu Emulator II Vintage Analog Sampler With HxC SD Card Floppy Emulator SN 1813

via this auction

"Presenting a very excellent condition Emu Emulator II. Amazing vintage sampler featuring those wonderful analog filters. Dream machine.

Functionality: The unit is completely functioning. Every key, slider, and feature works as intended. Have not had any issues with it, I have not used the interface port since I don't have a compatible computer or cable, only audio and MIDI have been tested and used. Occasionally the square buttons require two presses, this is due to dust build up behind the buttons. Can be easily cleaned if needed or it bothers you..."

Yamaha CS50 Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

"It's in perfect working condition and all of the voices work. There are zero problems with the keyboard, but it is missing the original legs- like most CS50/60/80s."

Jen SX-1000 Synthetone SN 06444

via this auction

"It comes with:
OLD WARRANTY CARD (no longer in warranty)

Made in Italy

It measures 23 x 14 x 6

It plays one key at a time. It has a few dents and scratches, but is in GOOD CONDITION! Some of the metal caps on the knobs are missing."

Elektron SidStation SN D91100304-81

via this auction

"Ever wondered how eletronic instrument power house Elektron got their start? Here it is! The humble little Sid Station was released by the upstart company in 1999, and was produced with a few interruptions until 2006. What interruptions, you ask? Well, at the heart of the Sid Station is the MOS 6581 SID chip, the core of the sound engine in the Commodore 64 computer. These chip are no longer available, and Elektron's production schedule was related to stock of the discontinued chips. This synth is a digital, chiptune, video game and otherwise aliased monster, which puts the 1980's sound set of the Commodore under MIDI control. This synth is in fine physical condition, and includes the original box. A replacement PSU is included with the unit, which fits well, but the PSU inlet is a little sensitive. The factory sound set was reloaded and everything sounds like it should: your childhood."

Elektron Sid Station C=64 Synthesizer SN E00400501-81

via this auction

"The classic Commodore 64 SID 8-bit synthesizer. Original box, instruction manual, and A/C adaptor. Like new, never gigged, limited smoke-free home use only."

TQS - Dave Smith Instruments Prophet Rev 2 Demo 1

"First batch of recordings I took while making patches for the mighty Dave Smith Instruments Prophet Rev2. More to come as and when I can be bothered to sit through another few hours of nonesense.

These are all just recordings of the sequencer playing some patches while I was figuring it all out but some nice lush bits.
Usual nonsensical nonsense inside disclaimer blah blah.

Rev2 > RME Fireface UC > Pro Tools
No effects or anything added after."

Prophet 6,"Sincere & Pretty" #30

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Bob I. Gomez

Pro 2 Synthesizer sequencer patches

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Brian Schaft

"a few home made patches"

Moog MiniMoog Model D Jam

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Bonedo

"Playing with the Minimoog Model D Synthesizer and it´s Filter (no talking)!"

Moog Mother 32 & Boss DD3 Digital Delay

Published on Feb 27, 2017 3rdStoreyChemist

"Sequence on the Mother 32 synthesiser through the DD3.

No further processing except normalisation."

Rivera Music Systems (RMS) Modified Minimoog Ad

via Retro Synth Ads where you'll find the full write-up.

"Rivera Music Services 'The RMS Modified Minimoog' brochure from approximately 1981."

An interesting side note from the only other post on the site to mention Rivera Music Systems: "Aries was a modular synthesizer manufacturer founded by Frank Fink and was located in Salem Massachusetts US. They built high quality modular synths in both factory assembled and kit form. The modules of the ARIES modular system ware at the time manufactured by resident company RIVERA MUSIC (RMS)."

Modular Jam in a Square - Dreadbox Erebus / Arturia Microbrute / Doepfer (Riamiwo StudioVlog 25)

Published on Feb 27, 2017 riamiwovideos

"Spontaneously did a jamsession on the floor with my modularsynth - gear and the Tb03 / Tr09 combo ... hope you enjoy the result :)

Dreadbox Erebus & Hades
Arturia Microbrute & BeatstepPro
Doepfer Minicases with some Modules for Modulation
Roland Boutique TR-09 , TB-03
Korg VolcaFM

Get my latest release at Beatport:"

The Thonk Hoody

via Thonk

"Limited Edition premium quality screen-printed Continental Clothing Hoody in Black"


Published on Feb 21, 2017 Magneto shop


via @magneto-shop_fr


Published on Feb 27, 2017 once upon a synth

"Pairing the Korg Monologue monophonic analog synthesizer with the OTO Machine BAM Space Generator reverb effects unit. The monologue tends to lean towards acid techno but with enough tweaking it's possible to get some atmospheric sounds as well especially given the big reverbs of the BAM."

Univox SR-95 Rhythm Machine

via this auction

Roland SH-09 SN 993526

via this auction

"Everything working as it should be. No damage or repair to the bender/joystick, sliders, switches and pots.

Amazing sounds to be created and manipulated and the added bonus of being able to feed in external audio to be filtered etc (loads of info on the net I'm sure you have read)."

Farfisa Syntorchestra "The Ultimate Krautrock String Synth"

via this auction

"The Farfisa Syntorchestra is one of the most iconic synths in the krautrock domain, used prominently by Klaus Schulze and Cluster, among others. The Syntorchestra splits into two sections, strings (poly), and mono synth voices. Pair the strings with a Gerd Schulte Compact Phasing A phaser an you'll hit alpha centauri in no time. Say you are hoping for a more minimal pastoral vibe, then do some slow, hypnotic ivory tingling with the odd staccato piano running through your analog delay. The kraut tricks are endless with this bad boy..."

Artists & ARTURIA #36 Pauchi Sasaki meets MicroBrute

Published on Feb 27, 2017 ARTURIA

"Combining styles and genres with fluidity and grace, Pauchi Sasaki is an artist in the truest sense of the word.

To discover more about Pauchi Sasaki's creative inspiration, her use of the MicroBrute, and her work with Philip Glass, visit:

This video features the "Speaker Dress", a wearable sound sculpture created by Pauchi Sasaki.

Video Credits:

Executive Producer: Stephan Succar
Director: Roddy Dextre
Camera: Jose Chicoma
Camera Assistant and Data Manager: Gian Franco Albura
Editor and Post Producer: Juan Carlos Yanaura
Rental: PCR

Music and Performance: Pauchi Sasaki
Personal Assistant: Christian Sánchez"

Huddersfield Modular Meet - Moog Drums Demo...

Published on Feb 27, 2017 noddyspuncture

"Here is some of my demo of the Moog 700 series drum & percussion synth modules at the Huddersfield Modular Meet - Sunday 26th Feb 2017"

Electric Sound Kitchen 20170204 [Mitaka Sound Hosoda & Ghostradioshow]

Published on Feb 27, 2017 ghostradioshow

"A Session at Karaoke bar in Akihabara, JAPAN.

Mitaka Sound Hosoda on Elektron Octatrack / Roland JU-06
Tomohiro Nakamura (aka Ghostradioshow) on DSI evolver / strymon TIMELINE

Mitaka Sound (
Ghostradioshow (
Electric Sound Kitchen Web ("

DC1 Drumcomputer Firmware 2.4 : Euclidean patterns

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Robotopsy Robotopsy

"Part 3 of the DC1 Drumcomputer tutorial.
How to firmware update the module
Euclidean pattern generator and external clocking with rolls function and shuffle."

All parts here.

Behringer DeepMind 12 Home made patches

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Brian Schaft

"Demo of some patches"

MFB Tanzmaus / monotron DELAY : Disco House

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Masaki Takada

Modular Synthesizer: for beginners - Part II: how does it sound

Published on Feb 27, 2017 studentsmusic

"So how does the minus 1000$ System for beginners sound?
Mainstream and experimental - two approaches."

Part 1 here.

”Fantasy" [Teenage Engineering OP-1]

Published on Feb 27, 2017 ghostradioshow

"No External Instruments.
Enjoy :)"

Elastic Drums sample import (IAP) Vers 2.0

Published on Feb 27, 2017 Oliver Greschke

"To import or record your own samples you need to purchase the sample import option via iTunes. This video showcases how to do the IAP and how to import samples to Elastic Drums. With V 2.0 you now also can import multiple samples at once when you zip them.


modstep 1.2 Update

Published on Feb 26, 2017 MODSTEP

"We have just released an update of modstep that features AUv3 user presets, 8 new MIDI Templates, 35 new Sample Kits, workflow improvements around Autosave and audio export as well as other areas and Audiobus 3 compatibility.

New Features

- AUv3 user presets (for AUv3s that support it)
- Audiobus 3 ready
- 35 new Sample Kits
- 8 new MIDI templates for
Roland TR-09, Roland TB-03, OTO BIM, OTO BAM, Modal CRAFTsynth, Meeblip triode, Korg monologue, Elektron Analog Heat
- added the possibility to disable Auto Save
- changed time display on Auto Save to minutes and seconds
- added BPM info for exported audio files and folders
- clearer indication in the Mixer when audio is distorted
- various workflow enhancements


- fixed several issues with AUv3 under iOS 10.x
- fixed a bug that caused MIDI Settings to be ineffective/wrong after reloading a project
fixed a bug that could lead to a crash when importing via AudioShare
fixed a bug with copying Scenes and Loop Settings
fixed a bug that caused exported audio to be too loud / distorted
fixed a bug that disregarded new clip colors when they were changed after reloading
fixed a bug that would cause the navigation window to be stuck in Step Sequencer and Piano Roll

Get it here:"

KORG Arp Odyssey Full Size Edition Assembly & Testing

A pic shared by KORG.

"ARP ODYSSEY FS | Assembled, checked by specialists and being shipped to you soon! #arpodyssey"

Always fun to see what it looks like behind the scenes.

Strakal Brulu Koavonek by Touell Skouarn

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Ilya Kolesnikov

"The strakal brulu is a versatile transistor germanium fuzz"

Chronoblob by Alright Devices

Published on Feb 24, 2017 Ilya Kolesnikov

Digital delay eurorack module

Audio: 16bit, 48kHz
Delay: 5ms to 500ms in SHORT mode, 50ms to 2.73s in LONG mode
Power: +12V / 90mA, -12V / 30mA
Width: 10HP
Depth: 30mm

Domino by Eowave

Published on Feb 25, 2017 Ilya Kolesnikov

"Awesome synth voice"

Sunday, February 26, 2017

When Robots Started Dreaming

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Atomic Shadow

"Shot live in Chicago at the 2014 KnobCob synthesizer convention. The live rig consisted of two signal generators through guitar pedals, EMW-200 mini-synth, Roland SP-404 and a mixer. The track is a live version of When Robots Started Dreaming from the album City Of Chrome And Glass. See for more."

Excellent Japan Freeship synthesizer keyboard Sequential Circuits / PROPHET-5

SN 5561 via this auction

"Excellent Japan Freeship synthesizer keyboard Sequential Circuits / PROPHET-5 REV3.3 / MIDI

PROPHET-5, from the Sequential Circuits, Inc., is an analog synthesizer of 5 voice polyphony which started to sell it in 1978.
This is REV3.3. Memory 120 tone, will be the MIDI equipped model.

Internal chip is made of CES (Curtis Electromusic Specilities), stability compared to Rev.1 and 2 by the voltage control method has changed has increased."

I do not know why this one is referred to as "Japan Freeship synthesizer". If you bid, I suggest you go through eBay's system to make sure you are protected.

Waldorf Pulse Plus SN 96510758

via this auction

"Monophonic synthesizer equipped with three oscillators and an arpeggiator. Its 100 patch programs are divided into 59 presets, 40 user sounds and one random sound. In addition to some standard modulations, four freely routable modulation units with selectable source, amount and destination give almost unlimited possibilities for analog bass and lead synth sounds.

On the Pulse+ model, there is a built-in MIDI to CV converter with CV/Gate input and output for communicating with your old analog gear. All parameter changes are sent and received as MIDI controller messages. There are up to 16 modulation sources, 4 routable modulation units with adjustable source, amount and destination parameters, 6 knobs and 4 buttons for convenient editing."

GEOSynths - Nemesis Delay - Source Audio w/ Behringer DeepMind12

Published on Feb 26, 2017 GEOSynths

"With a similar form factor to Strymon DIG and other pedals by them, but with features you'd find on more expensive delays, the Nemesis Delay by Source Audio is an excellent pedal. With Stereo ins and outs, line level and lots of algorithms, this really is one of the best you can buy."

OB6 Ambient PADS! - Mostly Music - Demo/Tutorial - OBERHEIM DSI

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Earmonkey Music

"Exploring ambient pads with the OB6. I do a little talking to explain a few things that are going on, but this is mostly just music."


"100% #DSIMopho layered over 28 tracks in 'Giant' by @FabrizioCavalca"

via @dsiSequential

Live Behringer Deepmind 12 Synthesizing patches from scratch

Streamed live 19 hours ago Flux302 of

"in this live stream I create patches from scratch and take questions in the live chat.
The Behringer DeepMind 12 is a 12 voice analog synthesizer with digital effects. the oscillators are DCO (analog with digital control)
for more content like this please subscribe and check out for interesting sample packs if you would like to support."

Hicut Cake Classics :: J.S. Bach – Invention No. 13 in A Minor // Analog Keys // EHX Cathedral

Published on Feb 26, 2017 hicutcake

"J.S. Bach – Invention No. 13 in A Minor, BWV 784

– Elektron Analog Keys
– Electro Harmonix Cathedral

Recorded at: Studio Tort, Warsaw, Poland 2017"


Published on Feb 26, 2017 ux256

RSF Blackbox SN 13437

via this auction

"Here’s an Extremely RARE item from the French Synthesizers Made By Ruben & Serge Fernandez in the 70′s…
The RSF Blackbox is a small 18 keys mini synthesizer that can turn your Analog Monophonic Synthesizers into Polyphonic by the use of CV/Gate with both type of Voltage Source as CV Volt/Oct. And/Or Hertz Volts and Both Gate Types as Positive Gate (V-Trigger) or Negative Gate (S-Trigger).

So basically you can control & use every kind of Analog Synthesizer with this unit like Korg, Roland, Yamaha, Kawai, Sequential Circuits, Moog, ARP, Oberheim, Other RSF, Etc…"

Roland JX-3P + Kiwi Upgrade + Kiwi Patch Editor

via this auction

Roland TR-606 Drumatix (Original Box, Carry Case)

via this auction

Oberheim Xpander + Flightcase + Original Manual

via this auction

Oberheim DSX SN A33918

via this auction

"The DSX is a polyphonic sequencer made to interface over the Oberheim Parallel Buss with OB series synthesizers and DMX drum machines, however it can also be used with any CV/Gate equipped synth. It features 10 tracks with a 6,000 note capacity. In addition to the Oberheim Parallel Buss output, the DSX offers Clock in/out, 8 CV/Gate outputs as mentioned above, Tape Sync in/out, and Cassette Memory in/out.

It includes the latest OS (v3.04), and all aspects I can test work perfectly; the only thing I cannot test is the Parallel Bus connection to an Oberheim keyboard, as I don't have an Oberheim keyboard to test with, nor do I have the cable itself. The power cable is included.

Cosmetically, there are a few superficial scratches, a discoloration and 2 holes on the left end cheek from a previous owner who had mounted something on there, and some mild screw corrosion on the back panel. Overall it is in excellent shape for an item of its age.

There is now a software program available called DSX Hack (Google "DSX Hack" and you will find it) to assist in programming the DSX using MIDI files - I am the author of this program, and this is the device used in the development of the software (I have another DSX as well). Using DSX Hack, this becomes an easy to program, awesome 8 channel CV/Gate sequencer!! I will throw in a free copy of DSX Hack ($40 value) as well - once the sale is complete and you receive the item and confirm all is well, I will email you registration details for the software."

AJH Synth Minimod System - Minimoog Model D in Eurorack Format

via this auction

"Awesome euro rack mini moog model D sound. perfect replica but with control voltage and CV on parameters also comes with tiptop audio rack..."

1973 Multivox MX-880

via this auction

"This synth is like a suped-up Roland SH-2000 preset, mono synth.

Works great. Keys are yellowed. Includes the extremely rare Multivox brass case.

The Multivox MX-880 has almost exactly the same features and voices as the Roland SH-2000:
- Touch Volume (Off/On)
- Touch Wow (Off/On)
- Touch Growl (Off/On)
- Touch Vibrato (Off/On)
- Touch Pitch Bend (Up/Off/Down)
- Repeat (Off/On)
- Sustain Long (Off/On)
- Hold (Off/On)
- Easy Tuning knob
- Touch Sensitivity knob
- Volume slider
- Modulation Speed slider
- Modulation (amount) slider
- Cutoff Frequency slider
- Resonance slider
- Portamento Speed slider
- Portamento (Touch/Off/On)
- Random Note generator (LFO Trigger/Off/Random Trigger)
- Transpose (Low/Normal/High)

But, additional the second ocillator is what makes this synth different. You choose any frequency within the range (3rd, 5th, 6th, octave or any frequency in between) or select Unison for a thick single notes.

Voices: Tuba, Trombone, French Horn, Trumpet, Saxophone, Clarinet, Accordion, Bassoon, Oboe, Flute, Song Whistle, Singing Voice, Cello, Violin, Bass Guitar, Hawaiian Guitar, Banjo, Fuzz Guitar 1, Fuzz Guitar 2, Harpsichord, Piano, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Percolate (called Pop Corn on Roland SH-2000), Space Reed, Outer Space (called Planet on Roland SH-2000), Frogman, Alley Cat (called Funny Cat on Roland SH-2000), Ring Modulator (may be the same as Growl Wow on Roland SH-2000), Wind.

Here's a video of the MX-2000 I sold a while ago. The MX-880 sounds and looks exactly the same except Multivox covered up the MX-2000 with an MX-880 sticker:" [previously posted here]

Early Model Oberheim perf/fx Strummer & Drummer w/ Original Boxes

Strummer via this auction

Drummer via this auction

I don't think I realized there were early models with different style graphics. Curious if featured/functionality differed and if so, whether these early models were upgradable. If you know, feel free to comment.

Doepfer MOGLI Midi Glove (Rare - Vintage)

Published on Feb 19, 2017 studentsmusic

"Mogli was a nice attempt (Doepfer cooperated with the Band Kraftwerk on this) in 1993, to control MIDI via a Nintendo game controller glove. Probably only about 350 were built because the glove went out of Nintendo-production. So here´s a rare basic demonstration how it works.

Semi-Fun factor (realized it afterwards):
sorry for associating my glovehand going up with political implications plus darth worries i´m somewhat a liberal democrat :-)"

You can find some additional info on the MOGLI previously posted here.

EMS Synthi-AKS (three!), Keyboard DKE-a, DK.2 Impro

EMS-Synthi AKS Tribute - Part I: spirit of rare vintage

Published on Mar 6, 2017 studentsmusic

"Vintage Synths are more than dead machines. Treat them as unique instruments, get the spirit, know the difference to digital plugins and probably own one with respect and understanding what it might mean to you and to our culture."

Modular Synthesizer for Beginners: how to build up a System

Published on Feb 26, 2017 studentsmusic

"Not everybody has endless cash credit - especially the younger ones. How can you begin to start with Modular Sythesizers on a well planned basis, without too high risks of overload and frustration? Here are some answers."

Couple of EMS SYNTHIs in the background.


Octatrack performance

Published on Feb 26, 2017 anthony burchell

Modular vid #266

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Phisynth

"CGS22 Master Divider, CGS75 VCS, CGS13 Gated comparator & Dual Benjolin expanded (all in DIY modcan A format with temporary paperfaced panels) controlling the Serge & BugBrand modulars."

Pokémon G/S/C - Vs. Gym Leader (Kanto) on a Korg MS-20

Published on Feb 26, 2017 BARxMusic

"Back with another cover! This one is of the Vs. Kanto Gym Leader music from Pokémon Gold/Silver/Crystal."

Roland Cloud Anthology 1987 versus Roland D50

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Woody Piano Shack

"Roland have at last released an official VST plugin of their legendary Roland D-50 synthesizer. Mysteriously they call it Anthology 1987, with no mention of the synth that's it based on. I have some theories about that... Anyway, in this video I play some favorite presets on the hardware and virtual instruments for a comparison of the sounds."


Roland Cloud Anthology 1987 review | Roland D50 VST

Published on Mar 4, 2017 Woody Piano Shack

"Roland have at last released an official VST plugin of their legendary Roland D-50 synthesizer. They call it Anthology 1987. Last time we did an audio shootout with a real vintage D50 but today we will do an in-depth demo and review of the software and I will give you my opinions and final verdict on this exciting release and the Roland Cloud concept."

MFB Tanzmaus / TB-303 / monotron DELAY : Play with amen break

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Masaki Takada

"As user sample transfer became possible with Tanzmaus' latest OS 1.6, I tried playing by transferring Amen Break immediately.
It sounds good! XD"

First contact with Lorre Mill Double Knot

Published on Feb 26, 2017 ] Duplan [

"The Double Knot is processed with Boss DD-7 delay and Korg GR1 spring reverb.
This synth is great and Ican't wait to dig a little deeper into it... Its non classic architecture makes it a perfect alternative to all the vco/vcf/adsr/vca synths out there."

E-day 2017 Concert Prep -Korg Monologue Lead Line.

Published on Feb 26, 2017 PaulLawlerMusic

"Early prep for my E-day set on April 29th at 'The Enck' in Oirschot near Eindhoven.
Korg Monologue lead line."

Bitranger of Bastl Instruments awesome modular sound

Published on Feb 26, 2017 Dziam Bass

"Bitranger is a modular synthesizer from Bastl Instruments and believe you do not need the entire EURORACK to get sounds modular Bitranger with the addition of delay is a great tool, you can create unique sounds and incredible arpreggios's a great adventure with unique sequences"

House with Roland Dance board

Published on Feb 25, 2017 SynthMania

"House with Roland SR-JV80-06 Dance expansion board only"

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Farfisa Syntorchestra 4 Demo

Published on Feb 25, 2017 BeatFlux Music

I believe this is the first post on the site to feature the Farfisa Syntorchestra 4. That's out of over 149,500 posts. This one is rare.

Creating a PAD - Oberheim OB-Mx Patch Creation

Published on Feb 25, 2017 100 Things I Do

"I thought I would do another video on the OB-Mx, this time I will take it from the Default patch and create a pad patch. To me it sounds very much like previous Oberheim's when using only the OB Filter! I kept the patch quite simple *(maybe I will do a video on the Mod Matrix later)*. To round the clip off I throw the patch into The BlackHole Reverb and the Eventide H3000. For regular viewers this should not come as a surprise :D"

Nina's Last Minute Noodle

Published on Feb 25, 2017 Transistor Sounds Labs

"Recorded live using two Stepper Acids, two x0x hearts, plus a kick/noise patch and a pad patch, all on the modular synth. Additional polyphonic soft synth pad and drum loops via Logic Pro X. Recorded last minute before needing to de-patch the synth!"

Axo Kastle (day 1)

Published on Feb 25, 2017 Mark Harris

"An exploration of Bastl Kastle and Axoloti.
I received Kastle yesterday, so very new to me, but a really enjoyable experience.
I thought Id run it thru Axoloti, to demothe new fx in 1.0.12, so this just axoloti + kastle - two machines costing 65 euro, and very small, great portable fun.

Axoloti is fitted with a Music Thing AxoControl , which I bought from"


Published on Feb 25, 2017 LESINDES



Published on Feb 25, 2017 Joe Miller

"Tuning up for a different patch, but really enjoyed the tonal variations in this drone....

Using Stillson Hammer mkii to trigger Ornaments and Crime in Piqued mode, which opens Ch1-4 on the Linix vca. Outputs from Linix move to Mutamix, and then to Clouds, and then to Eventide Space.

The sounds are generated from Erica Black Wavetable sub out to Ch1, and regular out to Ch2. This is blended with Telharmonic H-out to Ch3 and P-out to Ch4. Rings is mixed in later via Ch5-6 on Mutamix.

The animation comes from Batumi LFOs."

BugBrand AudioWeevil 07 - Ring Mod / Filter / Distortion w/ Touch Controls

via this auction

"Super rare, "hardly ANY 07s made!" according to Tom Bugs. The sonic character of this is actually quite different from all of the other BugBrand board weevil designs.

Crazy sounds to say the least, and a huge range. Juicy filter, circuit-bent ring mod. Use built in oscillators, process the audio-in signal through the LFO-modulated filter alone, or turn it into a square wave and introduce this into the "weevil" section. Touchplates and voltage starve control to change the modulation in chaotic ways. Has a built-in speaker or 1/4" out. Everything working. Note that the case has a small crack in one corner... was like this when I bought it and it's stable, just wanted to mention it.

As described by its maker...":

"The heart of a Weevil is the two lofi squarewave Oscs that get quasi-ringmodded together for crash'n'scream sounds. What we do with the AudioWeevil version is to take an input audio signal and turn it into a squarewave that can then replace one of the internal Weevil Oscs - so your squared input gets ringmodded with one of the internal Oscs for supremely gnarly ringmod and tremolo effects. The effect works best with monophonic sounds - guitar picking or keyboards - the sounds are extreme!

This new version ups the stakes by building in a mixer stage which allows blending of the Dry audio, Squared Audio (a very overdriven version of the dry input) and Ringmod (Weevil) output before it is passed through a powerful resonant LowPass filter. And now there's also a modulation LFO to sweep internal Osc1 and the filter cutoff. This LFO has two speed ranges (right up into audio rates which work great for filter modulation) and three waveforms - ramp, tri and sawtooth. The LFO is one of the nicest features of these new Weevils!

Another fun feature is the internal mini-amp/speaker. This allows you to make noise on the move and the sound is pretty different to what you get from the line-out, so there's possibilities for nice creative recording experiments. And it can chuck out quite a hefty sound - though, be aware that it can chomp through batteries pretty quickly when the amp is driven hard.

The touchplate is another area of great sonic-bend-potential and the engraved and tinned board features 11 touchpoints connecting to the audio input (1), Oscs (5), LFO (3) and filter (2).

Check the Frontpanel and Block diagrams to the left to get more of an idea what may be going on...

In essence, the AudioWeevil07 is capable of going from pure & clean (eg. audio input filtering with lfo modulation) to hyper-screech (eg. many other settings!). It comes in a slope-fronted plastic case with metal frontplate."


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