MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, July 8, 2017

Saturday, July 08, 2017

First Jam With Squarp Pyramid

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Oren Levy

"Finally getting some time to learn how to use the Pyramid. The Pyramid is sequencing an Obie DX, Prophet 08, and eurorack modular"

KORG MONO/POLY Vintage Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

Nord Lead 2x : Modular Style Sounds

Published on Jul 8, 2017 100 Things I Do

"Back before I had a VCS3 I found that my Nord Lead 2x could make some pretty convincing modular sounds.

The Mod Envelope and 2 LFO's can be routed to some interesting places and, he Amplifier has an incredibly long release time allows you just to play a note and noodle. Being that you are in a slow release the whole the sound slowly evolves even if you don't touch anything.

I added some annotations to show how the patch is changing the oscillators and some of the choices I made along the way to keep the modular vibe going as long as I could. I hope you can use some of these ideas!"

Rheyne - Sequenced Jam #43 (Moog Mother-32, Moog DFAM, Make Noise Eurorack)

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Rheyne

"A variation of a previous patch with some lighting added using Ableton and Max for Live. All notes are triggered by the synths, no MIDI is being sent from Ableton. Lighting is triggered from the inputs on the Expert Sleepers ES-8. Reverb is from a Strymon BigSky, and audio was recorded straight from the mixer."

PreenFM 2 PREEN FM Synthesizer

via this auction

Analog rytm - Arp Odyssey - Nord Lead A1 "Message for the absent" NI Una corda

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Arnaud Music.

Elektron Analog Rytm
Arp Odyssey Rev 1 (Korg)
Nord Lead A1
Eventide Blackhole
Native Instruments Una Corda
Original piece


Published on Jul 8, 2017 Resonant Anvil

"This uses most of the wave outputs from each of the three MOS-LAB Model 15 oscillators, either as audio or as modulation sources. The first changes are made by modulating the VCF by adding sine waves from Osc 1 and 2, then a sawtooth from Osc 3, one a time. Then a Moog Sub 37 joins in with high tones, then another Sub 37 adds an eight-beat sequence. One take. No overdubbing. Model 15 patch as shown."

AX80 v Virus TI A/B test #2 (Which is which?)

Published on Jul 8, 2017 MIDERA

"Here's my second shot at an A/B comparison between the AX80 and the Virus TI. My first test only used one patch. This time, there are 4 patches. For each patch I play either synth first (no order). Pick which synth is which! To make it easy, designate by guessing which is the AX80 for the 4 patches in order (i.e. A B A B)."

Part 1 here.


Published on Jul 8, 2017 synths colors

SP Fail Spectralis Pur Session

Published on Jul 8, 2017 lfoone

"Spontane Spectralis-Session.
Only Spectralis!"

Pulse - Beat Making Music Studio / Audio Sequencer Now Available

Published on May 26, 2017 Pulse Code [previously posted]

iTunes: Pulse - Beat Making Music Studio / Audio Sequencer

"Make your next big beat wherever inspiration hits!

Pulse is a must have app for electronic music producers. Pulse refines the standard audio sequencer workflow into a fluid mobile experience. On the surface is a minimal interface, thoughtfully laid out to keep your creative inspiration flowing. Explore and find a complex audio engine capable of deep manipulation.

Not light on features, Pulse has everything you need in a modern mobile music app. Play the built-in keypad or connect a MIDI device. Step edit. Undo. Erase. Record parameter automation. Manually edit parameter automation. Change key and scale at any time.Top it off with master reverb.

Take control of your sound. Then take it to the next level with Pulse.

• Three ways to make your beat: Play notes - Draw notes - Use MIDI
• Tweak sound parameters and record the changes
• Manually edit everything to make it perfect
• Export loops or bounce them back into your song
• Create complex timing with the dynamic quantizer
• Stay in tune with key and scales
• Connect to other MIDI apps and devices
• Share your music and collaborate

General Specifications:
• 32 bit Audio Engine
• Full Stereo Signal Path (All FX and Channels)
• Sound Channels: 16
• Polyphony: Unlimited
• Background Audio Support
• MIDI: In / Out
• Dynamic Key and Scale (31 Scales)
• Quantizer Engine (60-240 ppm, 2-32 steps, and 50-75% swing)
• Master Reverb
• Undo

Sound Channel Specifications:
• 3 Octave Range
• Waveform
• Amplifier
• Filter(LPF, HPF, or BPF)
• Wave Shaping FX (Distortion, Lo-Fi, or Foldback)
• Time FX (Delay Flanger, or Chorus)
• Dynamics (Pump or Choke)
• Reverb Send
• Mixer (Pan, Volume, Mute, and Solo)
• Full automation on any sound channel parameter!

I/O Specifications:
• Import sound files via AudioShare
• Export audio song file via AudioShare
• Export loops via AudioShare
• Bounce loop back into Pulse
• Record and transmit MIDI data
• Import / Export audio files via email
• Import / Export song files via email

• Audiobus 2
• AudioShare
• CoreMIDI
• Inter-App Audio

• iPhone X, iPad X or higher, iOS X or higher."

DSI tempest - sound demos

Published on Jul 8, 2017 YELLOW RABBIT

"sounds by Yellow Rabbit"

Vangelis Nemo Studio London audio re-sync (Cs80 Vp330 Prophet5)

Published on Jul 8, 2017 AnalogSynthMuseum

"Vangelis Nemo Studio London Musical Express Live tv Spain 1980

Synthesizers used by position :

in the left of vangelis :
Top Roland Vp330 : strings
Bottom Roland Jupiter 4 : arpegiator sequence

In front of Vangelis :
Bottom center Yamaha Cs80 : Brass and ring modulator
top center Roland system 100 : arpgiator sequence
top center left : korg kr55 drum machine that controls the arpegiator of the CS40m and System 100

in the Right of vangelis :
top SCI Prophet5 : electronic fx
bottom Roland Sh3A and csq600 sequencer : sequence

sound and video are re sync not like in the original who had an audio video sync issue, now you hear what Vangelis played in sync.

more here :"

Buchla CVT Nineteen

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Todd Barton

Buchla CVT

Moog Werkstatt modded with built In Synthrotek echo module

Published on Jul 7, 2017 Bell Tone Synth Works

"Here's a little demo video of a Moog Werkstott custom mod project we did. The main attraction is a built-in echo module with patchable CV modulation. It's also got a volume knob, a gate input jack (this needs a little transistor circuit in order to work), and separate 1/8" outputs for the pulse and square waveforms. The first half shows the Korg sequencer triggering the envelope generator through the new gate input jack, and then gradually adding echo. The second half shows one of my favorite ways to use it-- pushing the echo processor until it starts to feed back and then manipulating the harmonics using the Feedback and Delay Time knobs while the synth plays a PWM drone.
Visit to learn more. Get in touch and we'll help you dream up some cool mods for your synth!"

Future Retro 20th Anniversary Retrospective

Published on Jul 8, 2017 FutureRetroSynths

"Celebrating 20 years of making electronic music instruments.
07.07.1997 - 07.07.2017"

Modular knob twiddling & field recording

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Jörg Schaaf

"RT-311, RT-451 & RT-1701, two envelopes, one VCA, one LFO and one step sequencer. At the second half I am introducing some field recording. I placed my mobile recorder into the kitchen window and captured some humans in their spare time, some birds and new cars for old villages."

Intellijel Metropolis + Atlantis + Moog Mother32 + MachineDrum

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Honeysmack


Published on Jul 8, 2017 LESINDES

"JÜRGEN MICHAELIS the mastermind of Jomox and creator of JOMOX ALPHA BASE is EXPLAINING in depth philosophy features and functions of hie new analog-digital hybrid drum machine workstation.
For more information refer to:"

All parts here.

Audulus Tutorial Livestream - Standardized Signals in Audulus & How to Translate them to Eurorack Mo

Streamed live 2 hours ago

Audulus for: iOS | Mac | Windows/Linux


via this auction

"WARAKU III is extremely rare and one of the most strange japanese electronic musical instruments
it was originally made for playing japanese traditinal music and made by SUZUKI (home of omnichord, NOBARA, tronichord..) but this is one of most strange & bizzare instrument SUZUKI ever made...

WARAKU III was last and top of the line product of WARAKU family and already discontinued products this one is very cool gold edition.

Muscarin 421 black \Synthesizer for Ambient drone noise music and sound fx

via this auction

"New revision of Muscarin analog Synth -
4- vco (saw wave ramp down)
2- dual form lfo
1- 3 mode lpf\fix bp

4 - analog square VCO ,2 LFO square\triangle in out +stop\start sync,12db\oct analog LPF (freq\res\mix),passive HPF, LFO, BIAS voltage, and extensive freg modulation capabilities.

Power supply - 9V Brick Battery(switch in complect) or connect in dc input stabilized 9-12v Power Supply 100mah Min (not included,purchased separately)"

You can find a video of one here.

PPG Wave 2.3

via this auction

"Working well except NO blue light inside the display. Tuning is running well. This 2.3 was changes the keyboard one time in 1.999 and all keyboard bushings in Sept. 2016 , with the original PPG power-supply switchable from 110V-220V... This unit has the V5 revision but it can buy the 8.3 revision for 92€"

Vintage 1970's Electro Harmonix EH Micro Synthesizer

via this auction

"Vintage 1970's Electro Harmonix EH Micro Synthesizer Octave Fuzz Guitar Pedal

Vintage Item In Original Box"

Korg MS10 Original 1970s Analogue Vintage Synth

via this auction

soviet ambient

Published on Jul 7, 2017

"A calm moment with a couple of soviet synths (Polivoks and Aelita), there's analog and digital delay, and some live looping via the electrix repeater."

Aelita synth

Published on Dec 25, 2016 mongobigmuff

"Soundtrack music wtih Aelita synth and some effects."

Polivoks drone

Published on Jul 6, 2017 mongobigmuff

"Wall of sound created with a Polivoks analog soviet synth. The synth goes through analog and digital delays and I'm controlling filtering and modulation, with some extra smooth notes from the Aelita synth, just to add some more color to the piece."

Ambient Krautrock

Published on Jul 7, 2017

"A krautrock improv with soviet synths, the Polivoks and Aelita synths are going through analog and digital delays and then looped with an Elelctrix Repeater."

Elka International 2000 space drone

Published on Nov 28, 2015 mongobigmuff

"Elka International 2000 making a drone, sounding very Krautrock. Going through an EH Memory man and a Digitech Space Station"

Grayscale Permutation supercut

Grayscale Permutation supercut from Grayscale on Vimeo.

"Rough demos of the Grayscale Permutation prototype, a Eurorack sequencer module. See for more info."

Korg Volca Sample + FM + Bass + Keys + Beats - Techno Jam by Storm 3003

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Shock-HRz

"Just some fun with the Korg Volca's Series.
Select HD for a better experience!
Read details below:

- Korg Volca Sample (Default Samples)
- Korg Volca FM
- Korg Volca Bass
- Korg Volca Keys
- Korg Volca Beats

- Alesis NanoVerb (Volca Bass & Keys)
- Nuendo 4 (Added light Compression on the Mix)

- Roland Mixer M-160 MKII
- RME FireFace UC
- Nuendo 4

Performed by:
- Simone Ciacci a.k.a. 'Storm 3003'"

More Analog Stuff

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Vykaar Tones

"DIY Clones of TR808 bass and snare compressed and gated with Alesis micro limiters and gate. Beatstep pro with new v2 firmware."

Akai AX80 versus Virus TI A/B sound comparison: 1 patch

Published on Jul 8, 2017 MIDERA

"Made an A/B comparison of a somewhat simple sound I designed in both the AX and and TI. Personally - I found even the filter (on the TI this was the analog 2 pole filter) to be virtually indistinguishable.

Not the best A/B due to the simple type sound, perhaps I'll try to make a few more sounds that are more complex in the future. But for now - which is which (A is always Synth 1 and B is always Synth 2)."


3 Modules #14: Maths, Braids, Ears

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Comparative Irrelevance

"'Oh yeah!', it's the first episode featuring Braids!

Frankly, I was just fooling around trying to make Maths do something weird and non-repetitive (so excuse the mess of cables in this one), when suddenly a voice was seductively moaning: OH YEAAAAAH! Naturally, I had to get my camera out and record some of this.

Patch notes:
The basic idea was to use Braids' built in quantizer in conjunction with a complex CV signal from Maths/Ears to create an interesting step sequence.

There's too many connections going on with Maths to thoroughly explain everything here. I was trying to create a sequence of slow movements that wouldn't repeat identically every time. However, that idea was left half cooked when I stumbled across this vocal sound. I'll probably be getting back to a more concise take on this idea in a later episode.

It all becomes kinda convoluted here, and I know all of this is totally unnecessary to achieve that funny "oh yeah" sound: all you really need for that is to sweep Braids' 'timbre' in a certain way.

I'm using the VFOF mode on Braids, and the internal quantizer 'converts' Maths' continuous CV signal to steps. I was using the JAPAnese scale (I know, I wrote minor pentatonic in the video. Whoops!). Additionally, I'm using Braids' internal envelope to modulate the "color" parameter every time the pitch jumps from one step to the next.

Ears is following the envelope of the inverted sum output from Maths, and sending the resulting signal back into a bunch of Maths' parameters. I found that with this patch I could use Ears' amplitude knob to sort of 'lock' the sequence of notes into a certain range, in a way that would only slowly take effect when the knob was moved – interesting!"

Arturia Drumbrute & Korg Monologue

Published on Jul 8, 2017 3rdStoreyChemist

"Jamming with the Drumbrute drum machine and a Monologue synthesiser synced together (Monologue MIDI Out to Drumbrute MIDI In).

A small amount of reverb has been used, no further processing except for normalisation."

Moog Minitaur

Published on Jul 8, 2017 3rdStoreyChemist

"Messing around with the Minitaur synthesiser. Sequences sent via USB from Ableton Live.

Synth was recorded direct with no further processing except for normalisation."

Orgone Accumulator + Reflex Liveloop + Chaos Computer + Pithoprakta = Glitch

Published on Jul 8, 2017 isvisible / isinvisible

"Working out a new track.
This one features the Neutron Sound 'Orgone Accumulator', the WMD 'PDO' and the Folktek 'Matter' as the sound sources.
The audio from the Orgone Accumulator is split into two, one is going direct to my mixer, the other is being routed through the Reflex Liveloop in granular (G Move) mode.

The Iron Ether 'Pithoprakta' and the Livewire 'Chaos Computer' both play big parts in this patch."

Cosmosƒ FX v4.1 introducing stochastic comb filters

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Sinan Bokesoy

"This new update includes comb filters which can be independently assigned to micro and meso events and also dynamically modulated with Cosmosƒ stochastic engine. Continuously altered spaces are at your finger tips."

Hello Ants! unboxing the Plankton Electronics Noise #02

Published on Jul 8, 2017 Olivier Ozoux

"Fresh from a successful Kickstarter project, I finally received ANTS! which is Plankton Electronics second semi-modular analog synth. I've only played with it for a few hours, but with 4 Oscillators, this is an impressive sound for such a tiny box."


Published on Jul 8, 2017 James Dyson

"1st Track done with Synthscaper the Ios App from igor vasiliev.

Multi tracj recirded live in cakewalk Sonar PC.

All sounds and effects from Synthscaper only."

iTunes: SynthScaper - Soundscapes synthesizer - iMusicAlbum

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