MATRIXSYNTH: Monday, April 17, 2017

Monday, April 17, 2017

Sequential Prophet-6 Presets 250-299

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Pure Ambient Drone

"Sequential Circuits Prophet 6 Synthesizer Patches, Sounds and Presets 250-299.

Part 4 of me playing the Dave Smith Instruments Prophet 6 module with no external effects. Played notes up and down to give an idea of what each patch sounds like."

All parts here.

Hyve Stretch Goals Met

Two stretch goals have been met with the Hyve Touch Synth kickstarter.

"All Hyve Hacker kits now come with 2 circuit boards! Rejoice!"

"All Hyve Premium rewards will come with the carrying pouch. Thank you so much to all 150 Hyve Premium backers!"

Korg Gadget : Chicago - Exploring the Presets - MVM #70

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Midiverse - TV

"What's up everybody? Welcome to Midiverse - TV. Today we're going to be checking out an iOS application that Korg released back in 2014 called Gadget.

This application contains lots of different synthesizers and drum machines, so we're going to check them out individually. Today we're taking a closer look at Chicago, the Tube Bass Machine."

iTunes: KORG Gadget - KORG INC.

X1L3 - Circuit bent casio PT30 - power electronics and harsh noise

Published on Apr 17, 2017 manufacturedZ3R0

"A trip through the hellscape. 25 minutes of power electronics and harsh noise.

Hard abuse of the delay and ruiner with a diy random cv modulator plugged in at the filter cv input.

You know the drill. Like the strap on... If you hate it then i probably already know. If you like it then i get that also and so do you :)

13 raw circuit bends - extreme pitch control - drum/chord/bass boost/mute etc etc.
Ruiner - ringmod/distortion.
Digital delay untethered to behave as a bent delay pedal would.
Sallen key resonant low pass filter.

Lacking the midi of my PT80 configuration but compensating for it with far more mods and a much wider scope on the fucked up spectrum."

Buchla Music Easel w/ Extras

via this auction

"Included are:

- The Easel itself (218 Touch Keyboard Controller and 208 Stored Program Sound Source modules housed in rugged carrying case)
- Power supply (110-220 V. input)
- Various banana jack patching cables & mono audio patch cable (for use creating feedback patches, etc)
- 4 x blank preset PCB's
- Printed manual"

Synthchaser #057 - Oberheim OB-8 Power Supply Rebuild & Dead Oscillator

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Synth Chaser

"I show you around the inside of an Oberheim OB-8, and we take a look at a dead oscillator which is causing autotune to fail for one of the voices. Then, I install my power supply rebuild kit, which replaces the power supply capacitors and beefs up the bridge rectifiers.

Parts used in this video are available at my website. I also repair and restore Oberheims and other vintage synths for customers around the world."

FM Bass Patch Programming

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Synthesizer Keith

"This video goes deep into the details of programming an FM bass patch on the Yamaha DX11.

To duplicate the patch in the video, perform a voice initialization, and then make these changes:
Algorithm 5
Feedback Level (OP4) 6
Coarse Oscillator Ratio (OP1, 2, 3, 4) 0.5, 0.5, 2.0, 0.5
Fine Oscillator Ratio (OP1, 2, 3, 4) 0.5, 0.5, 2.0, 0.5
Detune (OP1, 2, 3, 4) -3, -2, +3, +2
Attack Rate (OP1, 2, 3, 4) 31, 26, 31, 26
Decay 1 Rate (OP1, 2, 3, 4) 11, 8, 11, 6
Release Rate (OP1, 2, 3, 4) 10, 6, 10, 6
Decay 1 Level (OP1, 2, 3, 4) 13, 9, 13, 9
Output Level (OP1, 2, 3, 4) 88, 85, 88, 80"

Also see:
Linear vs Exponential FM Synthesis by Synthesizer Keith
How To Learn Yamaha DX7 Synthesizer by Power DX7
The Yamaha DX7 II FD D Video Manual by The N.Y. School of Synthesis

Moog Arps | Keystep + Mother 32 performance

Published on Apr 17, 2017 BoBeats

"A performance using the Moog Mother 32 and the Arturia Keystep."


Published on Apr 17, 2017 Vykaar Tones

Slow improvisation in old school style using:
Arturia Beatstep Pro
Arturia DrumBrute
Doepfer Dark Energy Mk1 x 2
Doepfer A-160-5 x 2
Boomstar 4075
Roland SH1oh1
Korg Microsampler
Waldorf Streichfett
Roland JP8000
Roland RS09
Roland Juno 106
Roland CR8000
Doepfer Vocoder modules
Custom Prophet 5 rev 3 noise source module
MTM Radio Music sample player
Roland Demora and Bitrazer
Eventide Time Factor Delay
Eventide Space Reverb
Mackie LM3204 mixers

minijam and friends

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Patchblocks

"This is a demonstration of how minijam machines play together with other gear such as Pocket Operators, Volcas, and of course Patchblocks."

MIDIBOX Sequencer V4 - Part 9 - Jam mode

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Andrew Scheidler

"MIDIBOX Sequencer V4 - A quick intro to the 'Jam' mode, recording live into a track."

All parts here.

Roland SH-2

Published on Apr 17, 2017 SSM Curtis

"Roland SH-2, 1978, 2 VCOs, Filter: four OTA-stages with selected BA662"

Follow-up to this post on the SH-1.


Published on Apr 17, 2017 peter160266

"i try to make some long version jammin with my KORG gear.
No mixing, all recorded at once (including some mistakes or out-of sync's)
Used: ELECTRIBE 2: basedrum, fx, ESX: hihats
MINILOGUE: sequenced sound + toneworks fx on minilogue
Hope you will enjoy, and hope it will give you some inspiration (in making music, or cleaning the house, drivin's in your car, or whatever you are doing :) )"

Todd Barton and Bruce Bayard Added to Don Buchla Memorial Concerts

via Todd Barton:

"I'm thrilled to announce that my pal, Bruce Bayard and I will be performing at the mega Don Buchla Memorial Concerts this coming weekend in San Francisco on Sunday, April 23 some time between 4:30-6pm.

The venue is the Gray Area Foundation for the Art at 2665 Mission St. San Francisco, CA

Ticket information and list of headliner performers (Morton Subotnick, Alessandro Cortini, Curtis Roads, Suzane Ciani and lots more) can be found here"

You can find additional details on the event including the line-up previously posted here.

Click here for posts featuring Todd Barton and Bruce Bayard's work.

New Deckard's Dream CS80 Rack Clone Demo & Pics

A new demo spotted and sent in via Soviet Space Child:


And a couple of new pics to go with the post. Check out the individual voice boards.

Be sure to see the first demo posted earlier here, and initial details on Deckard's Dream here.

Minimoog Synth Art

via @moogmusicinc

"'Art has always been the raft on to which we climb to save our sanity.' - #DorotheaTanning

Art by @LucyEldridge24 ~ Happy #MinimoogMonday"

Demo: PS3100 with KeyStep - Chord Mode

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Peter Maas

"Quick and dirty demo of using the KeyStep in Chord Memory Mode to control the PS3100 with some realtime tweaking."

Oberheim OB-12

via this auction

Jexus video demo in the listing previously posted here along w/ Part 2.

Korg DW-6000 Programmable Analog Vintage Synthesizer

via this auction

Dave Smith Instruments - Prophet REV2 Demos by Paul Dither

"A selection of sounds I've programmed for Dave Smith Instruments' Prophet REV2. Everything has been recorded straight into Ableton. No additional effects or processing, just pure Prophet REV2."

Be sure to check out Paul Dither's other demos here - scroll down for more when you get there.

This Is Not Rocket Science Eurorack Coming to SUPERBOOTH17

via @rocket_not

Two racks coming to SUPERBOOTH17 from This Is Not Rocket Science.

The following is some info on their BigFish modular system followed by a couple of videos and some details on their individual modules. Note this is the first This Is Not Rocket Science post on the site! We have a new maker in town. :)


BigFish is our full fledged synth.

This beeper started out life as Goldfish; a plug-in on the PocketPC for the Griff sequencer, and a buzzmachine in 2002. It has grown up since. Swimming out of software and into its’ own enclosure for the first time as a self-contained synthesizer – coming out to play at the Landjuweel festival in 2015. Continuing on its’ journey it has now been netted by the modular system.

Many beep, beepy beep beep with buttons that click and indicators that blink and flash to anyones’ heart content.

Has its’ own certain sound that we have grown to love and we think you will too. Net this fish, good for your health.


TINRS Prototype Eurorack Modules

Published on Oct 20, 2016

"TINRS Tuesday & Goldfish happily bleeping along!"

Trying out the x0x-heart with the Tuesday procedural sequencer

Published on Feb 6, 2017

*can't stop playing around*

Tuesday - Procedural Sequencer

"Carpe Tuesday!

X/Y/! your way around each melody. Find your tune and hang on.

Control the tempo by external clock subdivision or controlling your master tempo from 20 to 240 bpm.
Press the buttons to select options for Algorithms, Ticks, Beats and Scale.
Tuesday comes with Algorithms such as TriTrance, Stomper and Wobble."

Edgecutter beta - Visual envelope


Edgecutter is a highly expressive envelope generator that wants you to see how it feels on the inside.

Edgecutter comes with a bunch of LEDs that show you its progress through all the envelope stages. While you are knobbing the curvature control with your finger tips. It will show you exactly what you are doing.

This is the cutting edge of the envelope – and dont you know it."

Wobbler beta - Low frequency fascinator


Wobbler is an LFO that will move you. It wobbles your signals, twangs and randomizes.

The Wobbler runs two LFOs in sync, while giving you control over a modulatable phase shift.

Wobbler can bring your drum sounds to live using phased pluck-signals, or deepen your confusion with synced noise-generators.


3x MS-20 (Late Night Jam)

Published on Apr 17, 2017 HalutioN

"In this jam we decided to put together 3 MS-20 synthesizers: two analog MS-20 minis and one Legacy Controller. All sounds created using only those three devices. Drums from the Controller working with its iPad app.

Editing by LpD."

Studio Electronics Tonestar 8106

via this auction

"TONESTAR 8106, an ARP® 2600-inspired complete synth voice, infuses Tim Caswell's 'Jupiter to Juno' filter alchemy—a 6db/oct hi-pass filter followed by a recreation of the Roland IR3109 module—into our Tonestar 2600 platform; this chirpy yet full-bodied 8106 model is also fully #OutsToOuts modular featuring 27 pots—one more that the 2600 model for the high-pass filter, 6 switches—one less, sacrificing resonance modulation for that high-pass filtering, and 21 jacks. If the Tone☆ 8106 thins somewhat with resonance excess, route the triangle wave 'round the VCF with the 'NO VCF' switch setting, and keep this juicy reimagining of the Roland® IR3109 module boomin' and gloomin'."

Arturia MatrixBrute Analog Synthesizer

Clean shot via this auction

Moog Memorymoog Plus SN 3289

via this auction

"Power supply, voltage rails and bars are all in great working condition. Small issues cause presets not to load. For anyone with a passion for Moog classics or synth restoration this model is certainly a steal. About 1k will have it in perfect functioning order."

ARP Quadra - 1st Improv

Published on Apr 17, 2017 zibbybone

"I just got this Quadra last week and haven't had time to dig into it until today. This is an interesting electronic instrument comprised of 4 parts: Bass, Strings, (paraphonic) PolySynth and (mono) Lead Synth."

Moog Sub37 Explained Oscillators (Groove3 Tutorial)

Published on Apr 17, 2017 AiynZahevSounds

"This is an excerpt from my tutorial on the Moog Sub37.
Full tutorial is available here:"

EURORACK SAMPLER PATCH TUTORIAL ~ TipTop One, VCF-74, uVCA, Peaks ~ Synthesize This! Ep.21

Published on Apr 17, 2017 once upon a synth

"This is a patch from scratch tutorial featuring my sampler based eurorack modular system. We start off with the TipTop One which is our primary sound source. We then go through a VCF-74 analog filter and a uVCA. The sound is modulated by both the Korg SQ-1 sequencer and Mutable Instruments Peaks in envelope generator mode. Finally the sound is processed by OTO Machines BAM which is a reverb unit and we also add some drums via the Korg Volca Beats which is synchronized to the SQ-1."

New 2hp Delay Eurorack Module

via 2hp

"Delay is a flexible, full-featured delay audio processor. CV over all parameters provides dynamic access to its nuanced controls. The feedback path ranges from slapback to infinity, allowing for wild permutations of the original signal.

With delay times from milliseconds to nearly two seconds, Delay is sure to find a use in every patching situation. Add subtle echo to a melodic line, or crank up the feedback and hear a bed of layered sounds to bury your listeners in.

- Full featured delay audio processor

- CV over all parameters

- Wide range of delay times from milliseconds to nearly two seconds

- Feedback path that goes to infinity"

Sequential Prophet-6 Presets 200-249

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Pure Ambient Drone

"Sequential Circuits Prophet 6 Patches, Sounds and Presets 200-249.

Part 3 of me playing the Dave Smith Instruments Prophet 6 module with no external effects. Played notes up and down to give an idea of what each patch sounds like."

Harvestman Stillson Hammer, EMW Mix Sequencer, Din OSC 303 VCF 303 Telharmonic MFB OSC 03

Published on Mar 23, 2016 Sudo Cat

"Datagrams, Call Routing, Automated Distribution Queues

We were initially clocking the EMW Mix Sequencer from the Malekko Varigate , This Varigate was defective, later clocked the mix sequencer from the 4MS QCD."

Thonk's Musicthing Case for SUPERBOOTH17

via @thonk_synth

"The @musicthing case for @Superbooth_Bln is finished #superbooth #superbooth17"

Sabiani - Live performance

Published on Apr 4, 2017

"Sabiani performs live his tracks from the Expanse EP:

More info:


Gear used:

Bitwig Studio
Roland Aira MX-1
Korg Elecribe SX
Animoog for iPad


via this auction

One for those attending SUPERBOOTH17. Not required of course, just a temptation if you are going.

"The condition of this particular 808 is eye melting.
It feels like its been produced yesterday .
All the knobs turning with a resistance, like brand new.
I see almost no scratches at up botton left right rear whereever i look.
It comes with original overlay protection (please see photo 8th)
This will be the price of a hardcore used 808 in the next couple of months, so here is your chance to own a museum item .
I don't know if condition of it can get any better than this .

Berlin pick up and test possible."

Infused Candy | OP-1 and Modular Synth Jam

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Dusty Patches

"Patch notes

Bass synth is Waveforms Saw into MI Ripples LP4
Detuned pad is Braids _|_|_|_|_ (a sine wave/comb filter) into Optomix
Clean pad is Disting Waveshaping VCO into Optomix
Clouds is in pitchshift/timestretch mode for granular synthesis
Bitbox loaded with drum samples in SY02 multimode filter
Lead is OP-1 in pulse synth engine with tremolo LFO

Ornament & Crime is in CopierMaschine mode, a cascaded analog shift register. It's sending pitch to all of the eurorack synth voices. A sequence from the Beatstep Pro is patched to CV1. The outputs are delayed and produces a cascading effect.

Peaks (with Dead Man's Catch) is in Bouncing Ball Envelope mode and modulating the Optomix. It's in split mode, or dual channel mode. Knobs 1+3 control initial velocity and gravity. Knobs 2+4 control bounce energy loss.

dlADSR generates an envelope for the Waveforms Saw bass and the Clouds granular synth. Two slow triangle LFOs are patched to Moddemix, attenuated, and patched to Braids Timbre and Disting Waveshaper. The sum of these LFOs are patched to FM on Ripples.

The Rest

Sequencing is done on the Beatstep Pro. Mixing is done with the K-Mix."

Microphonic Soundbox by LeafAudio

Published on Apr 17, 2017 TheLeafAudio

"When I started experimental music back in the 90ties, I built myself an instrument which became the trademark sound of my project and sound design work. Now we re-created this instrument as a DIY kit for our workshops. In the video clip you see the prototype and hear sounds based on this instrument. Will be available from this summer."

Noise To Brain Adapter (NTBA) - Multifunctional VCO

Published on Jul 11, 2016 TheLeafAudio

"NTBA is a multifunctional digital VCO and tool for Eurorack format modular synths and is available as a DIY kit. NTBA features 12 modes, from VCO over FM and Noise to Clock Switcher and Divider + more. Check out the mode description chart. You can download a 28 minute detailed audio guide plus pics and info here:"

Missed posting this one. You can find more via the Leaf Audio label below.

Yamaha DX200 Into the FM Dimension 2017 DX7 Synthesizer Rik Marston FM-X Montage

Published on Apr 17, 2017 SynthgodXXX

"Yamaha DX200 Into the FM Dimension 2017
by Rik Marston 100% No Talking!!!
**Watch in HD!!** **Turn it UP!!!**

An extensive DEEP tweaking of the FM
synthesis engine of the Yamaha DX200
Loopfactory / Groovebox / Synthesizer.
No patterns or beats in this video folks,
just pure DX200 FM synthesis in action!!!!!
This demo shows off the FM engine and
all of it''s glossy, warm, harsh, metallic,
industrial, steampunk & ambient sound.
Way awesome if you need some sounds
that come from another world. "A.I. takes
the Earth" kinda stuff. Synthetic, artificial,
COLD, systematic, DARK, intimidating...
It sounds like that and a whole lot more...
It has some POSITIVE, clean sounds in
it also. That late '80's / early '90's sound.
Just clean & bright, MAGIC dripping off
of it. That Hollywood sound. Cinematic.
I hope you dig this video! Get one NOW!!
The DX200 is only getting more expensive
second hand on eBay & Reverb so don't wait!
The Yamaha DX200 is AWESOME!! A+++"

Dreadbox Nyx - first hands on this awesome semimodular synth (Riamiwo StudioVlog 33)

Published on Apr 17, 2017 riamiwovideos

"After only one day of testing it's definitely my favorite synth... here's my first test - just turning the knobs:)
awesome sound and modulations - the Dreadbox Nyx is the perfect addition to the Erebus and the Hades."

3 Modules #3: Rings, Peaks, Brain Seed

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Comparative Irrelevance

All parts here.

"Wanted to go with a simple and pretty one to follow up the messy episode 2. This is one of my favourite patches.

Patch notes:
Peaks ch. 2 produces a simple, skewed ramp wave LFO which feeds into the Brain Seed seed input. Brain Seed treats this kind of like a sample and hold signal input, and samples the ramp wave to produce V/oct CV for Rings.

However, unlike a regular sample and hold module, Brain Seed doesn't react to a trigger signal. Instead it stores the 8 most recently sampled values, and moves between them as directed by the Cycle CV input. In this case, I'm using a smoothed random LFO from Peaks ch. 1 to modulate this movement. Since it's a random signal, the sampled values are output in random order. But since it's smoothed, it "strums" through adjacent values to get from one point of the sequence to another.

By switching on and off "ReSeed" on the Brain Seed, I can choose to lock down the 8 sampled values (ReSeed off - cycle LED flashes green) which leads to somewhat repeating patterns, or allow new values to be sampled (ReSeed on - cycle flashes red). I'm using this to create movements and repetitions as I see fit."

Braintec Transistorbass 3 - Rare Analog Synthesizer Module Inspired by TB-303

via this auction

Ciat lonbarde Plumbutter 2

via this auction

Akai AX-60

via this auction

EMU Emax SE w/ Extras

via this auction

"EMU Emax SE in excellent condition with original manuals and a large assortment of floppies."

YAMAHA CS40M programmable monophonic synthesizer

via this auction

Moog Source SN 2056

via this auction

SoundOfIzrael - Moogfight in IPAD AIR 2

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Sam Izrael

live jam...
ipad air 2
model 15
fufue machine

Spotted this one on discchord.

The Arturia MatrixBrute- Part 3- The Third Oscillator and Noise

Published on Apr 17, 2017 AutomaticGainsay

"Here is a demonstration of the sound and functionality of the third oscillator and the noise function of the Arturia MatrixBrute."

All parts here.

Nosie Engineering - Basimilus Iteritas

Published on Apr 17, 2017 DivKidVideo


I'm well aware there's the new Basimilus Iteritas Alter and that this version is no longer available but the sounds and awesomeness in this thing is present in the new 'Alter' version. So yeah, first time I've (knowingly) made a video for a module no longer available but you get the feel and sound of the new version so watch ahead and just 'imagine' it's a bit smaller with more features ;-)."

Prophet 600 + Clavia Nord Wave + Logan String Melody II

Published on Apr 17, 2017 Vintage Sounds

"All sounds with Prophet 600, except Strings with Logan String&Small Stone Phaser and Pad ambient with Clavia Nord Wave"

Ghost in the Shell - Floating Museum (VOLCA FM)

Published on Apr 17, 2017 RemixSample

"Ghost in the Shell - Floating Museum Remix (I guess) on Korg Volca FM. Playing a simple patch via midi from a DAW. Effects used are Soundtoys Crystallizer & Valhalla Shimmer."

Modular Fest Zürch

Published on Apr 16, 2017 moondustweb

"The first Synthesizer Modular fair in Switzerland."

AJH Synth & Soulsby Synthesizers SUPERBOOTH17 Flyers

A couple of flyers from AJH Synth & Soulsby Synthesizers.

SUPERBOOTH17 in Berlin starts this Thursday. If you are attending, feel free to send anything related in for posts - videos, pics, etc.


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