MATRIXSYNTH: Monday, February 27, 2017

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."

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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"

Patch n Tweak

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