MATRIXSYNTH: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Intellijel Polaris

Published on Feb 23, 2017 intellijel

"In this video we explore all the different filter modes of the intellijel Polaris multimode filter. What you hear is the raw sound of the filter without any additional effects or processing. The audio source is a Dixie II+ VCO.

Low Pass 0:08
Band Pass 0:45
High Pass 1:42
Notch 2:40
All Pass 3:27
Phaser 4:27
Self Oscillate 5:27"

Testing PCM41 for Italo

Published on Feb 23, 2017 SynthMania

"Testing a Lexicon PCM 41 delay (1980) for Italo Disco style..."

Arturia MicroBrute, Roland TR-505, ARP OMNI-2, and Juno-60 through the Lexicon PCM41.

E-MU Systems Emulator 3 EIII Sampler Keyboard SN 0400515

via this auction, also on Reverb.

"This is the highly sought after 8mb version. The machine boots w/o issues every time while the hard drive and floppy carry out read and write functions reliably. Overall this synth has been well cared for and is in pristine condition inside and out. All sliders, buttons, and jacks have been thoroughly tested and work great as well as keys trigger perfectly with nice action. This synth has some special history because it came from Flyte Tyme Studios where it was used by some of the greatest musicians of all time. It comes with a large collection of sample disks that came along with it and many of my favorites have been loaded to the hard drive so you can start exploring for hours without any down time. The Floppy drive was recently replaced with a high quality Teak drive and the 40MB hard drive was formatted and then loaded full with samples. The cooling fans are strong and the machine operates at proper temps and the power supply was recently calibrated testing good supplying stable power to the synth. Also included with the sale are a spare oled display, the power cord, and a pack of 50 Sony blank disks. Here's your chance to own a legend in near mint and reliable operating condition..."

Doepfer Schaltwerk Sequencer SN 200233

via this auction

"Used it to sequence drum modules and it was fun to be able to visualize your beats and easily edit multiple tracks at once on the fly. It's an eight track sequencer using midi and CV so you can control a variety of old and new gear simultaneously. Doepfer calls for a 9-12v/500ma adapter in the service notes and a robust 12v/500ma adapter will be included. The wooden rack that it's mounted to in the pictures is not included."

MM Bazille Plastic Guitar Original Patch

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Mark Mosher

"My hunt for virtual synths that work well with the pen and Surface Pro 4 continues. I'm happy to report that the using the pen to patch cables with amazing modular Bazille by U-HE works great. I made this patch this morning over my morning coffee.

Mark Mosher"

Rheyne - Sequenced Jam #23 (Moog Mother-32, Make Noise, and Ableton)

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Rheyne

"Recorded using Moog and Make Noise synths and modules, triggered by one of the Mother-32 sequencers and MIDI clips from Ableton Live. All reverb and delay is from Ableton. Lighting is triggered by Max for Live and an Enttec DMXIS."

Little Desktop Jam February 23, 2017

Published on Feb 23, 2017 David Bivins

"Grendel Grenadier RA-9 sequencer, clocked by Boss DR-55, also sequencing Makenoise 0-Coast. Malekko Ekko 616 Analog Delay on the DR-55. Short and sweet."

Suiko St20 koto keyboard synth

via this auction

"You can hear the ST20 on this track

(the last song I used the instrument on)

SUIKO ST20 is extremely rare and most strange japanese electronic musical instruments originally made for japanese traditinal music circa. 1980. and this one is very rare version of SUIKO ST20 with recording function it's built in cool brown custom suitcase like EMS synth, one side of the suitcase is a speaker so you can play without external amp or mixer but don't worry it has audio output too. keyboard itself is built in beautiful brown metal plate, look cool!

these keyboards were very expensive and made very limited quantities those days so i'ts very hard to find even in Japan nowadays... this is your first and last chance to get this vintage gem!

it has 2 rows of button keyboard this keyboard specially designed for playing glissando easily like koto(japanese harp) front row of the keyboard is japanese scale,so just playing randomly you can easily get exotic japanese melody!

there are various switch and dial for special japanese tuning and sustain and octave switch three sounds are selectable,shyakuhachi(japanese bamboo flute),koto(japanese harp) and pipe organ sounds are very analog, warm and strange!"

Vintage SIMMONS Drums SDS9 Electronic Drum Synthesizer w/ Original Drum Sticks

via this auction

"SDS9 Brain, Operator's Manual, and a pair of 90's Simmons Promotional Drum Sticks."

Granular Synthesis Defined on Soundfly

For those interested, Soundfly has a post up explaining granular synthesis here. Click through for the full post and be sure to check out their other tutorials.

"When it comes to sampling and Ableton, there are an overwhelming number of methods for turning almost any recorded sound into a functional musical tabula rasa. From simply dragging and dropping a recording into a track and splicing manually, to warping, distorting, reversing, transposing, and making use of plugin-based tricks of processing, one can explore the parameters of a single piece of audio for months at a time. A slightly lesser known, yet highly rewarding method to add to the bevy of sampling workflows in your tracks is granular synthesis."

BBoyTech Modular Journal - Evolution Filter

Published on Feb 23, 2017 BBoy Tech Report


Self Osc
Beats vs Filter
Synth vs Filter

Vintage SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS SIEL Piano Forte SN 298/80

via this auction

"RARE Vintage SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS SIEL Piano Forte ELECTRIC PIANO 1983 made by SIEL in Italy in collaboration with SCI/10 programs, works perfectly, some wear on surfaces, plays perfectly/ very heavy..."


Published on Feb 23, 2017 LESINDES

"After the Teaser here is the whole story now of VERBOS BARK FILTER PROCESSOR splitting the mono signal of KORG VOLCA FM into odd and even bands. Both bands are fed independently into 2 channels of DOEPFER A-132-1 Dual VCA. The envelope follower CV signal from 2 BARK bands control 1 VCA channel each. Adn the signals are routed directly into the Audio Interface."

First part here.

Don Buchla Memorial Concerts - April 22 & 23

Line-up /
Morton Subotnick
Alessandro Cortini
Suzanne Ciani
Richard Devine
David Rosenboom
Bob Ostertag
George Lewis
Joel Davel
Laetitia Sonomi plays Elaine Radigue
Ami Radunskaya
Marielle V Jakobsons
Peter Blasser
Ezra Buchla

More TBA..

A two night festival in celebration and remembrance of electronic music and design pioneer Don Buchla Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23rd.

Full programming and lineup announced soon..

Advance tickets: $45 Weekend Pass (Available Now!), $25 Presale per night, $30 door, $15 Student per night honored with ID.

Presented by:
Recombinant Media Labs
Buchla & Associates
Gray Area
Obscura Digital

Full details here.

" T. D. Ratcheting " with ST-S01 Sequencer & PPG 1002 / Phonem

Published on Feb 23, 2017 RinghausenMusic

"Sequencer Ratcheting as it was ' invented ' by the Electronic Pioneers Tangerine Dream

Sequencer Ratcheting wie es von den Electronic Pionieren Tangerine Dream 'erfunden' wurde

'Tangerine Dream Sequencer Ratcheting' with PPG 1002/Phonem"

iTunes: Step Sequencer - Matthias Schorer

Radikal Technologies Swarm Oscillator Demo

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Synth City

"In this video Synth City's Product Specialist Wesley guides an audio tour of the new Radikal Technologies Swarm Oscillator. Enjoy this preview of the wide timbral varieties that this impressive oscillator has on offer."

Buchla Easel Reverb Installation

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Todd Barton

"a simple tutorial on installing or replacing the spring reverb tank in a BEMI Music Easel."

Moog Discontinues the 500 Series

via Moog Music

"A Fond Farewell to the 500 Series

We're officially bidding a fond farewell to the 500 Series family of analog effects modules. We will continue hand-crafting the final modules at our factory in Asheville, NC, while parts and materials last. Though an extremely limited number of units remain at authorized Moog dealers nationwide, all 500 Series modules built in 2017 will be available with special end-of-production pricing exclusively at Sweetwater Sound and Vintage King Audio in the U.S. and internationally through our Authorized Distributor network.

The Moog 500 Series family of analog effects made its debut at the 131st AES show in October 2011. The Ladder was the first of its kind in the format--a dynamic low-pass/high-pass filter based on Bob Moog’s original ladder filter designs. This unique module allowed recording engineers to dynamically process existing sounds through a completely new palette of harmonically expansive, overdriven and thickening analog circuits.

The following year, at the 2012 AES show in San Francisco, the 500 Series Analog Delay was unveiled. Building on Moog’s legacy in BBD-based analog designs, the 500 Series Analog Delay was first informed by the renowned MF-104 Analog Delay pedal. Over the course of its extensive development, a series of critical design advancements resulted in the creation of a truly preeminent analog delay with MIDI control, un-emulatable character, and extensive sonic depth.

This is your last opportunity to purchase these units before they go out of production. Use our dealer locator to find a Moog dealer in your area."

Moog MiniMoog Model D Sound Demo (no talking)

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Bonedo

"Moog Minimoog Model D: Pulse 1 bzw. 50/50 Rechteck - OSC1 16' + OSC2 8' + OSC3 32' + Modulation ('No Talking')"

Uli Behringer Interview on DeepMind12 Synthesizer.

Published on Feb 23, 2017 BEHRINGER

Key point: more synths to come, they are all in, and they will be looking at what users want. He mentions creating products from $49 up.

"Uli Behringer's interview at the Pre-NAMM Synth-A-Thon where he talks about his early beginnings as a musician, and the evolution of DeepMind12.

Uli's first introduction to music was through his father, who had a church organ in the house that had 1200 pipes. It was his passion and spent his life building it. During this time as Uli was a young boy, he learned from him and carried the torch on.

The first piece of musical equipment Uli ever made was a synthesizer when he was 16 years old.

Then in the 80's, he was in a jazz band, studying sound engineering and piano in Germany. He was a struggling musician playing jazz in bars with friends, during the day studying. His good friend Harold was into Frank Sinatra which inspired Uli's passion for his music.

All these moments lead up to Uli building the DeepMind12.

He worked with the MIDAS developers in Manchester about building a new synthesizer. The team there built something quite incredible with amazing features like augmented reality.

Pete Sandler was one of the key developers, and the DeepMind12 is one of Uli's greatest products."


ANGLE - TRAPPIST-1 from Angle on Vimeo.


VCO: Tiptop Audio - Z3000, - Furthrrrr Generator, Buchla/Verbos - 258J, J3RK - Mirror Core VCO, Neutron Sound - Orgone Accumulator.

LFO: Tiptop Audio - Z3000, Random Source - Serge DSG.

VCF: Tiptop Audio - Z2040, AJH - MiniMod VCF, STG - LPF, Random Source - Serge VCFS, Malekko - Dual Borg

ADSR: Tiptop Audio Z4000, Intellijel - dual adsr, Frequency Central - System X Envelope, AJH - MiniMod DCG.

VCA: L-1 - Quad VCA, AJH - MiniMod VCA.

WAVE FOLDER: Toppobrillo - Triple Wave Folder

SEQUENCER: Tiptop Audio - Circadian Rhythms, Tiptop Audio - Z8000

SAMPLER: Tiptop Audio - ONE

QUANTIZER: Tiptop Audio - QuantiZer

EFFECTS: Tiptop Audio - ZDSP

Finding the right mood

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Default Corporation

"Fun programming sounds from scratch on my DSI Prophet 12.
No matter if you like or not the results I hope to inspire someone to create new own sounds.
Thank's for watching."

KORGO2 - MFB522 / MS20

Published on Feb 23, 2017 se7ense7

"MFB audio out into the MS20 filter, all the pitch-information from the MFB is processed by the ESP of the MS20."

KORG Radias Librarian and Soundset

This one in via LiPI:

"There is a cool librarian available for KORG RADIAS - I think it's worth to try for the RADIAS users.
It's a free/donationware JAVA application. Owing to JAVA it's platfrom free just JRE7 or above is needed to run.

There is a new soundbank too for KORG RADIAS, 'The psychedelic world for RADIAS'.
It' contains 256 new program - mainly arps, sequences, motion pads and FX's.

The soundbank and an audio demo is available on"

2017 euro system

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Cray

"Working on a live performance. Inspired by Richard Dawkins."

Moog Mother 32 & EHX Small Stone Phase Shifter

Published on Feb 23, 2017 3rdStoreyChemist

"Sequence on the Mother 32 synthesiser through a '78 Small Stone.

No further processing except normalisation."


via this auction

"Roland TR 808 MINT Condition

The condition of the 808 is just eye melting.

It looks like, its been produced yesterday. Serious stuff.

All the knobs turns with heavy feeling like they never turned before.

Its completely mint condition. !:) Everything works flawless.

You will never see a one with such condition i believe. And neither myself in the future !

The price is a little bit higher than market yes.

But don't forget , this will be the price of a regular, bad looking 808 in 2018, or i would even say, winter 2017.

Here is your chance to own a museum item. !"

Tone2 RayBlaster2 Introduces New Impulse Modelling Synthesis (IMS)

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Tone2 Audiosoftware

"Download the free test version of RayBlaster2 now from !"

Reminds me of the formant synthesis on the Yamaha FS1R.

Some info from Tone2:

RayBlaster - a radically new form of synthesis!

Impulse Modelling Synthesis (IMS) is far more than a marketing buzzword - it represents a radically new and different approach in sound generation.

Based on the latest research in psychoacoustics, Tone2 RayBlaster unveils a completely new and unique world of sounds that is exclusive to RayBlaster and not possible with other synthesizers.

What is Impulse Modeling Synthesis ?

Offering a new world of high quality sounds and limitless creative potential for all styles of music,
IMS goes well beyond traditional forms of synthesis. Conventional synthesizers employ what is known as subtractive synthesis, in which the oscillator source is a looped waveform that is filtered to create a sound. By contrast, RayBlaster utilizes an entirely new and fresh approach to sound generation and creates its distinctive sound from many short bursts of energy, which combine to form a more complex sound. In fact, this innovative approach to synthesis is very close to how our human inner ear perceives sound. Because of its radically new method of synthesis, RayBlaster offers a wide range of original sounds, sounds that have never been heard before.

What is the difference to other synthesizers?

Rheyne - Sequenced Jam #22

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Rheyne

"Recorded using Moog and Make Noise synths and modules. All notes are from the synths (no MIDI or DAW). Reverb is from a Strymon BigSky."

Korg VC-10 Vocoder in Excellent condition with Original Carry Bag SN 161344

via this auction

Roland Jupiter 6

via this auction

Clear Gleeman Pentaphonic Analog Polyphonic Vintage Synthesizer Brochure

via this auction

1973 1974 Emu Modular Synthesizer Catalog/Brochure/Price Lists

via this auction

"Original emu Systems synthesizer catalog or brochure, which also gives design and modification plans for hobbyists. From 73 or 74 we also have included price lists and factory bulletins. Bound into a three ring binder, it is around 100 pages or so. Very nice condition for its age."

Roland SH-5 SN 430269

via this auction

EDP Wasp Synth

via this auction

Jams by Tape Ghost

Published on Nov 9, 2016 Tape Ghost


1. Dub Ambient (Modular + H9)

"Krautrock and dub inspired ambient composition I made on my modular. Taking the opportunity to really dig into the capabilities of my machine and see whats possible. Ran the stereo out from the modular through my Eventide H9 with a Space preset I created for this track. Only compression and normalizing was applied in the DAW. The video is of the patch set up and not the performance."

2. Elektron Machinedrum Workout (minimal techno)

"Finding out the limits of my Machinedrum as a stand-alone instrument, also meant to serve as a fairly comprehensive demo of different synthesis techniques available onboard. Onboard effects and processing only including Master EQ and Compression with onboard effects."

3. BLSD (live take) - modular + elektron A4 and Machinedrum
4. Acid Techno with Modular + Push

"Rather than doing everything with hardware and my analog mixer, I'm trying to embrace the power of digital and trying out a potential setup using Ableton, Push 1, and my modular in a way that allows for exciting dynamic performances without doing everything by hand. Just saw Richie Hawtin perform at ADE and was inspired by his creativity with an all digital set up."

5. Meditations (Ambient Modular + Eventide H9)
6. Dub Techno Jam. Modular, ms-20 and TR8
7. Plastikman inspired jam (TB-3, TR-8, MS-20)
8. Monday (Live jam with MS-20 mini, TR-8, TB-3, and effects pedals)
9. Acid/tech House Set rehearsal with TB-3 TR-8 and ER-1
10. Live Set 12:22:14

The Metro (Berlin) Minilogue + Volca Beats + Volca Keys demo

Published on Feb 19, 2017 Mattelica

"Live take of Berlin's The Metro with the Korg Minilogue, Volca Beats, and Volca Keys to a Roland VS 880 to a Yamaha MG10xu mixer to a Canon 6D with a 50 mm 1.4 lens"

James Skar Analog KORG Minilogue Monologue Synthesizer Electribe RMK2 Roland SP-404 TASCAM DP-24SD

Published on Feb 22, 2017 James Skar

"This is the first electronic music video of my Minilogue, Monologue and Electribe RMK2 timeclock midi synced. I'm running banks of sequenced beats, freehand playing and live sequence recording. For transitions, I'm utilizing controls like cutoff, delay time, LFO rate, master volume and samples from my Roland SP-404 taken from a 1955 public domain cold virus educational video. I fashioned a tool out of a credit card to hold my pitch shifter handsfree. This is all recorded, mixed down and mastered with my TASCAM DP-24SD Portastudio, video recording was done on a iPhone 7 Plus with a fisheye lens attachment. Edited with Microsoft Movie Maker on an old Toshiba laptop at my cabin in the woods of Bellingham, Washington."

intergrated 10a synthesizer

Published on Feb 22, 2017 UPROAR24

"K B plugs
one of K Browns amazing synth vst plugins
for more information visit."

Dark Sessions // 009 - Peace War Future Cycle

Published on Feb 23, 2017 DiscoverNoise

DiscoverNoise 081-
Dark Sessions 009-

"This is a patch (featuring the Electro-Harmonix Deluxe MemoryBoy) which transists from peaceful sounds, to dark chaos during a war, to futuristic sounds and back to peaceful sounds. A neverending cycle.


Free download of the mp3 (without registration or shit):"

Modular Synth - Cyclebox II + Fluctuations Magnetiques + Instant Lo-Fi Junky

Published on Feb 23, 2017 isvisible / isinvisible

"Here's a patch I'm working on based on the Cylonix Cyclebox II being fed into the Eowave Fluctuations Magnetiques into a ZVEX Instant Lo-Fi Junky and then ending up in a Bandive Accessit stereo spring reverb.

Other things going on are:

Bass drum & snare - Syncussion DRM-1
Percussion - Neutron Sound Orgone Accumulator
Bass - WMD PDO
Organ/flute type sounds and noises - WMD Synchrodyne & Expand
Acidy sounds - Mutable Instruments Braids"

The Korg Monologue- Part 10- Assorted Functions

Published on Feb 23, 2017 AutomaticGainsay

"Here is a demonstration and/or description of some of the functions not yet described in previous videos."

All parts here.

Improvisation on 3 Tokarev Protosynth synthesizers

Published on Feb 23, 2017 Konstantin T

"Improvisation on 3 Protosynths, V1, V1 polyphonic and a V2 (the V2 running through a TAS3002 based handbuilt digital compressor, lower left corner)."

App Sound Super Retro for Korg Wavestation

Published on Feb 23, 2017 APP SOUND

"Jamming with the Performance called 'AT Spectra Shape' of my soundpack for the Korg Wavestation which was originally released in the early 90ies.

It's really fun to use the touch screen to make some radical changes and variations of the Wave Sequence (which can be controlled with both AT and MW)."


Clouds - a Live Hardware Synth Ambient Trance // Mother 32, Minilogue, TR-09, Juno 6, Volca Sample

Published on Feb 22, 2017 ann annie

"Live Synth chillwave trance.

Overdub was only used for Guitar. Everything else is live. No computer post processing except to normalize audio.

Moog Mother 32 (Bass),
Korg Minilogue (Melody Arp),
Roland Juno 6 (Flowery Pad),
Roland TR-09 (Drums), Korg Volca Sample (Drums),
Casio CT-640 (Lead String Synth).
Guitar was from a Fender Jaguar outputting from a Fender Sidekick Reverb 65.
Everything Sequenced with their own sequencer.

External Effects from:
JHS Alpine (Reverb)
Boss DD-7 (Delay)
BBE 462 Sonic Maximizer (Rackmount Exciter)
Delta Labs Effectron III ( Rackmount Delay)

Recorded through a Tascam Porta II Ministudio into a focusrite Scarlett 2i2 recording tape output to Logic Pro X. What you're hearing is straight from the cassette tape."

The Shattering; Mind Wipe Phase 1 (Drumbrute, Circuit, Bitblob 2)

Published on Feb 22, 2017

Cool to see the Bit Blob used in this track.

"Download the audio track for FREE here-

New 2-part Hardtek track! The Arturia Drumbrute is playing the Kick & Crash Cymbal, the Bleep Labs Bit Blob is making all the annoying high pitched synth noises and the Novation Circuit is taking care of all the rest! The Drumbrute is being overdriven in the mixer channel for some nice analog clipping!"

Roland D50 and Eventide Space demo

Published on Feb 22, 2017 MIDERA

"Just bought another Roland D50 (I sold my first one only a few months after I bought it - it was in pristine condition - this one, not so much). I never realized how amazing it sounded. It's incredible.

I just wish I could live tweak the filters :/"

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