MATRIXSYNTH: Sunday, July 2, 2017

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Poly-800 & SDE-1000 '80s themes

Published on Jul 2, 2017 SynthMania

"Korg Poly-800 & Roland SDE-1000 '80s themes"

Naruto musical theme on Yamaha SK20

Published on Jul 2, 2017 KPProd Music

"This polyphonic synth - organ is created for such beatiful atmospheric melodies"

Macbeth Micromac - R

via this auction


via this auction

Vintage Roland MKS-50 Rack-Mount Synthesizer & GP-300 Programmer SN 764565 & 620336

via this auction

"The Roland MKS-50 Synthesizer Module is a 1U rack-mount version of the classic Roland Alpha Juno synth. It has the same synth engine and architecture, with some added features like 16 programmable chord memories, the ability to store velocity, volume, panning, de-tune, portamento and other similar parameters within each patch you create. The PG-300 gives you traditional slider type control of all editable tone parameters which include DCO (digitally controlled oscillators) LFO, bend, ENV, pulse, waveforms, noise, PW/PWM, high pass filter, VCF (filter) with freq/env/res/LFO/kybd, VCA envelope, chorus, and more. The PG-300 & MKS-50 are difficult to find and you will be hard pressed to find these two units presented as a package and in this condition. For a $50 minimum bid someone is going to get a fantastic deal on a classic synth & rare programmer!"

Simmons SDSV Electronic Synthesizer Drum Synth Brain

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Mystic Circuits Warp Speak Demo

Published on Jul 2, 2017 Mystic Circuits

"I have a hand full of Circuit Bent Warp Speak Voice Changer Megaphones for sale. They feature the standard frequency shifting bend as well as control over the shifting by either an optical light sensor (which can be turned on and off) or a control voltage input with its own attenuator. I realize that in this video the CV input does not show a great example of the effect as this is because the SQ-1 an only generate 5V CV signals, the effect is much more noticeable with 10V CV signals such as what might come from your modular synth. Also there is a pair of feedback contacts and a 1/4" output. Unfortunately I only have 3 of these for sale, if you are interested in obtaining one please go through the contact form on my website Thank you earthlings!"

Circuit Bent Hacked Star Wars Light Saber

Published on Jul 2, 2017 paul tas

"use the force

Behringer DeepMind 12 Firmware 1.1.0 Update Test

Published on Jul 1, 2017 ranzee av

"Checking out the new firmware 1.1.0 for Behringer Deepmind 12 synthesizer. Looks like it is getting ready for polymode with the new Deepmind 12D and Deepmind 6 models coming out. There's a few other bells and whistles:

► Poly Chord
► Chord Mode
► Ping pong delay
► Favorites
► Key range for chain-parameter
► VCA-MODE parameter "transparent" and "ballsy"
► and I might have found a small bug with the iPad app :)

All work is original without any commercial benefit from supplier or manufacturer. Please support my work by sharing, liking an subscribing to my channel."

Subsequent 37 vs Sub 37 Comparison Part II

Published on Jul 2, 2017 KCSYNTHGUY

"Here I dive a bit deeper in sound design in the mixer / Filter sections comparing the two synths. I've annotated the changes in sound to make things easier to follow."

Part 1 here.

SYNTHBLOCKS: Mr. Hyde by Analogue Solutions

Published on Jul 2, 2017 rezfilter

"Mr Hyde is the first in a new series of ‘synthBlocks’. These are small table top effects processor, and later synthesisers and sequencers.

Designed by renowned UK synth designers Analogue Solutions who have over 24 years in the industry.

Mr Hyde is an analogue filter effects box use for subtle to extreme filtering and modulation effects.

SynthBlocks are used to process any sound that you feed into it from your DAW, Mixer or some musical instrument (with prior pre-amplification where necessary). To give your plug-ins some real analogue hardware life.

Mr Hyde has 1/4” input and output jacks on the rear, so it can be connector straight to a mixer or DAW audio interface without the need for adaptors.

On the top panel are mini jack sockets to patch with a semi-modular synth, such as AS’s very own Fusebox, or to Eurorack and other modular systems.

Mr Hyde can change the sound in subtle ways, such as nice sweeping filtering, right up to mangled FM mayhem!

Designed, engineered, and hand built in England.

Further synthBlocks are already in development including Dr. Strangelove, who will be with us soon!"

'How This Works' - ngarjuna

Published on Jul 1, 2017 ngarjuna

"Modular Jam 78 - 'How This Works'
Produced by ngarjuna
© 2017 Acid Coast

Q: Wow it has been a while since your last video, where have you been?
A: Computer troubles and more computer troubles. All that behind us we return to bringing you funky videos.

Q: Why are these patch notes so sketchy?
A: A lot of this stuff was recorded 'before the crash' and some of those patch descriptions got lost. We did our best from memory (I didn't have much video from those patches either) but they may or may not be super accurate.

Q: What's next from ngarjuna?
A: Look for a new album in the late summer/early fall from Acid Coast Records. And of course more videos.

Patch Notes:
Olympia Noise Co. Patterning

Acid Voices
Abstrakt Instruments Avalon
Proco Rat

Pittsburgh Oscillator into Omsonic RNF VCF
RNF into AJH Minimod VCA
enveloped by AJH Minimod Dual Contour Generator

Sync Lead
Sequenced in ModStep
Medic Modules Cranial Saw VCO into Intellijel Polaris
Modulated by AD Octocontroller and IJ Dual ADSR
into uVCA enveloped by IJ Dual ADSR

West Coast Hash
Make Noise STO, Sputnik Oscillators (cross modded FM) into MN Optomix
Enveloped by MN Maths
Sequenced by Audio Damage Sequencer One and MN Rene
Modulated by Abstract Data Octocontroller and MN Wogglebug"

Three Willow Park - Raymond Scott Electronium Release

Three Willow Park Promo from Stan Warnow on Vimeo.

Promo from Reckless Night Music for Basta Music's new release of Raymond Scott electronic music:Three Willow Park--Electronic Music from Inner Space 1961-1971

A new release featuring Raymond Scott's work on the Electronium, available on multiple formats via Amazon, digital on iTunes, and currently sold out at Dusty Groove.

via, where you'll find the full post.

"Three Willow Park: Electronic Music from Inner Space, 1961–1971, now available from Basta, represents the second anthology of pioneering electronica by Raymond Scott. The album contains 61 previously unissued gems, many featuring hypnotic rhythm tracks played by Scott’s Electronium — an invention which composed and performed using programmed intelligence. Three Willow Park reveals that Scott was producing beat-oriented proto-techno before the 1970s explosion of electronic music and rhythms on the pop charts, a significant achievement that should not be overlooked."

Buchla format Dual Programmable Oscillator

Published on Jul 2, 2017 Todd Barton

"I've been test driving a wonderful new, fully analog dual oscillator in Buchla format -- enjoy these little explorations."

Prophet 6 and ARP Omni synthesizers - A Lover's Concerto

Published on Jul 1, 2017 Tom Loncaric

"I recently did a gig with Barbara Harris of the Toys and still have this little melody on the mind. The 1965 hit song is based on a Minuet by Christian Petzold, and found in the Anna Magdalena Bach Book. Omni does the trumpet, and Prophet, with its mellower timbre, adds the complimentary trombone.The ARP Omni (made in about 1977) is a recent acquisition. The ARP's j-wires keep breaking, so a few notes don't work. That will be fixed shortly. In the meantime, the key of E major remains available, so that's why the piece is transposed."

Improvisation LXXVIII for Poly Evolver Keyboard

Published on Jul 2, 2017 Sacred Synthesis

Improvisation LXXIX for Poly Evolver Keyboard

Update: part LXXIX added above. From the same session as below (Improvisation LXXVIII for Poly Evolver Keyboard).

"The pipe organ is deservedly called the 'king of instruments'. I was a working Church organist for twenty years, and I treasure every minute of it. My main musical influence, then, is the magnificent tone of the king of instruments, with its principals, couplers, reeds, mixtures, and 32' posaune in the pedals. When I returned to synthesizer a number of years ago, the love for this sort of massive musical sound was simply transferred to another instrument; which I would call the 'queen of instruments'.

It would be an interesting study to explore the reasons behind a person's need to musically express themselves to such dramatic forms levels, but I'll leave that to the shrinks and my wife.

Regardless, I have found that Dave Smith's synthesizers provide a similar musical potency in their ability to create a large, full, and dignified tone that definitely resembles a pipe organ, or even an orchestra. This is the sound I'm always after when I improvise or compose.

This piece of music is Evolver from top to bottom. A four-voice Poly Evolver Keyboard provides a reed-type sound for an occasional soft but bright melody. A second eight-voice Poly Evolver Keyboard offers the main patch with an envelope modulated filter and a slow VCA attack. The modulation wheel is set to open the cut off frequency, which reaches such a level at the top as to make it sound like a bright string patch, but it's far more. This provides for the fuller dynamics, which are further supported by an equally full bass pedal setting on the Evolver Desktop. As I play, the pedal programs have to be adjusted to suit the musical moment. In this piece, I used three different bass programs.

Why am I making one Evolver recording after another, and what happened to the Prophet '08's? Since all the excitement these days is over the just released DSI Prophet Rev2, I thought I'd back away and focus instead on the now forgotten Evolvers. They, too, are magnificent musical instruments. When the commercial hype settles down, then I'll return to the other instruments.

DSI Poly Evolver Keyboard
DSI Poly Evolver Rack
DSI Evolver Desktop
Hammond XPK 200L Pedalboard

Lexicon MX300

Performed live and recorded directly to a Tascam CD-RW900 Mk II.


AI bytebeat Sequencer

Published on Jul 1, 2017 Robert Shipe

"Using the 'Age' equation in o_C's Viznutcracker, sweet! mode to sequence the STO. Sounded gnarly for a single oscillator so I whipped out my iPhone and recorded a bit. The numerous equations can really be put to use, not only as drones but strange LFOs and wilder modulators. Each one has its own 'personality.'"

Elka Synthex SN 1270

via this auction

folktek Modded Suzuki Omnichord OM-84

via this auction

"This a Folktek OM-4. This is really hard to get rid of! but need to get more gear. Its in mint working condition and pretty close if not in mint cosmetically. Explaining the OM-84 is hard. Folktek has video on the website that are pretty good but doesnt give everything it can do. make ur own loop,sounds,bass.crazy chord patterns and much more. Every time I take it out of the case I record everything!!! It rocks!!!"

Akai AX-60 Vintage Analog Synthesizer w/Case

via this auction


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Yamaha CS-01 SN 38387

via this auction

"Here is one perfectly working little Yamaha CS-01 Mark I in the rare black / gold / red colour scheme.

The CS-01 is an excellent analogue monosynth for leads and basslines, with all the filter, envelope, and modulation controls you would expect on a subtractive synth. It is a great tool for learning and explaining analogue subtractive synthesis too! I have even used it to make drum sounds, which I then recorded into a sampler.

It is in excellent condition, with no missing faders or buttons, just a few marks. See pictures. The only fault is a missing battery cover. I bought the synth this way, and I have gigged with it and the batteries have never fallen out, so I have not replaced it!

I do not have a mains power supply for this synth, because it's battery life is stellar. Over a year of regular use. Being analogue, low battery life will not make it suddenly switch off, it will just gradually get quieter and introduce a bit of distortion."

Teenage Engineering Op-1 Hard Case

via this auction

"Wooden hard case for Op-1 synth,
Natural finish with blue felt liner.
Magnetic closure, full access to ports.
Multi-ply laminate construction."

Creamware Minimax ASB

via this auction

ARP 2600 Synthesizer Original Owner's Manual 1977

via this auction

"This is an original ARP 2600 synthesizer owner's manual in good condition. It is listed as Eighth printing 1977. I used to own a 2600 and this manual has been sitting on a shelf ever since I sold it. The manual appears to have Edgar Winter, Joe Zawinul and Pete Townsend on the cover. A great addition to any synthesizer collection."

ROLAND JP8000 SN AJ91969

via this auction

Roland TR-808 SN 041687

via this auction

"Recently completely serviced , this machine is used but in excellent condition , with minor scratches , color missing on the level knob over maracas/clap and tiny crack on step 10 . None of these affect its playability ."

JX-10P Deep Analog Pad

Published on Jul 2, 2017 synths colors

Squarp Pyramid session with a scratching modularsystem

Published on Jul 2, 2017 Rickinger B.

"I've tried to build a patch with my modularsystem that simulates scratching. Not perfect, but funny and perfect for a lazy sunday ;-)

Used equipment:
Squarp pyramid: Sequencer
Nordlead A1R: Pad and short lead
Moog Sub Phatty: Bass
Dreadbox murmux v2: Lead
Modularsystem: Scratching Pad
Roland TB-03: Lead
Elektron Analog Four: Short Chords
MFB-522: Drumloop, sampled and played by the Rytm
Elektron Analog Rytm: Drums

Mixed and recorded into 2-Track in Logic Pro X."

Novation Circuit 3 Tracks Live Performance #Marcin KamiƄski Music

Published on Jul 2, 2017 Plekyn Records

"This video show my 3 track live preformance with Novation Circuit, my favorite and only one, this days groove box."

Analogue Tweaking : Moog, Prophet08 and MS20 Mini

Published on Jul 2, 2017 Khoral Central

"Work in progress for Festival Fumetti."

Analog Heat

Published on Jul 2, 2017 Cray

"Elektron Analog Heat being used on Double Knot, Blippoo Box and my euro system"

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