MATRIXSYNTH: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018


Published on May 22, 2018 MR TUNA Music

"Just a few minutes comparing the sounds of the Dave Smith/Sequential Circuits Prophet-6 with the Moog Sub37 analog synthesizers. Just a simple bass patch and a lot of pointless noodling on the keys. The Sub is definitely darker and meaner but there's a lot to appreciate on either side of the equation--- what's your preference??"

Red / Burgundy Alesis A6 Andromeda Synthesizer

via this auction

Blue Roland Boutique SH-01A w/ K-25m Keyboard

via this auction

Sequential Circuits Pro-One - J-wire Version

via this auction

"Keyboard works fully but between 5-6 keys will retrigger on release and one retriggers while depressed. Generally this can’t be heard, but is reflected in the gate light illuminating."

Likely the J-Wires and bar need cleaning.

X1L3 ROLAND TR505 - Art circuit bent, amazing drum machine!

Published on May 22, 2018 Scienceforce

"X1L3 ROLAND TR505 - Art circuit bent, amazing drum machine!"

Native Instruments Maschine MK3 Review

Published on May 22, 2018 tarekith

"Overview of the new hardware and software functionality of Native Instruments Maschine MK3."

Synthesizer Show & Tell - Roland Juno-60

Published on May 22, 2018 Steve Learson

Synthesizer Show & Tell EP: 3 Covers the Roland Juno-60.

Each week I challenge myself to write a piece of music using only one synth from my collection, and share some tips and tricks on how to use the instrument.

The Juno 60 is a 6 note DCO polyphonic synth from 1982 with memory storage, designated slider controls, and an arpeggiator. It has been used in many recordings from the 80’s to today.

00:00 - Noodling
00:24 - Introduction
1:14 - Track Intro
1:30 - Arpeggiator Sync
2:07 - Drum Sounds
2:26 - Chord Memory
2:52 - Mono Mode
4:38 - Hidden Patch Banks
5:25 - Saving Patches To An External Device
6:32 - Chorus
8:13 - PWM
9:30 - Original Track, “None Of This Is Really Happening”

Synthesizer Show & Tell

Synthesizer Show & Tell - Behringer Model D (Minimoog Clone)

Published on Apr 30, 2018

"This video contains a short piece of music I wrote the first day I obtained this synth. This video highlights some sounds I made along with tips and tricks for the Behringer Model D Analog Synthesizer.

One issue I addressed is how to change the "Low Note Priority" from "Low," to "High," to "Last," which is a problem I could not find the solution to on the internet.

0:00 - Noodling with Delay and Reverb
1:03 - Introduction
2:25 - Reprogramming "Low Not Priority"
3:41 - More Noodling
4:00 - Original Track Intro
4:30 - Hi-hat design
5:50 - Kick and Snare design
7:00 - Bubble design
7:45 - Bass design
8:28 - Telephone design
9:00 - Question: how do I hook up an expression pedal to the cutoff filter?
9:41 - Full Song

Intro recorded through a Boss DD-7 delay and a Hall of Fame reverb"

Synthesizer Show & Tell

Synthblocks-Analogue Solutions Treadstone Multitrack song

Published on May 22, 2018 Dziam Bass

"Synthblocks-Analogue Solutions Treadstone Multitrack.
Treadstone is a small compact full synthesizer combined with Dr.Strangelove (ringmod + echo) and Mr.Hyde (Multimode analog filter) gives many possibilities for this series of synthblocks to be combined with a modular synthesizer.
all sounds come from Treadstone .
sounds drums from ADX-1 from Mode Machines"

G-STORM ELECTRO 2xADSR Dual Envelope Euorack Module Demo

Published on May 22, 2018 gstormelectro

"Audio and Video by G-Storm Electro c.2018

In this quick demo I show my new 2xADSR DIY Eurorack Module. 2xADSR is a dual envelope module in 8HP based on the Arturia Minibrute. I am playing midi from the Axiom49, using the Pittsburgh MIDI3 module to convert MIDI to Pitch CV and Gate. The gate feeds the 2xADSR. The envelope contour is sent via a buffer mult to control both the Tonus VCF filter cutoff AND Bastl Skis VCA. I interchange the trigger input with the Varigate4 as well. I'm doing all this mainly to show the linear contour characteristic, how long the attack and release can be, and how snappy short decay & release sounds.

The BOM and Schematics for this project can be found on muffwiggler.


2xADSR is a dual envelope module in 8HP Eurorack format based on the Arturia Minibrute. Arturia has shared the schematics openly on the internet, so it would seem reasonable to have adapted a fun DIY panel/pcb project for educational purposes under fair use. Each envelope is an independent Attack-Decay-Sustain-Release linear contour. Each envelope takes a gate input and puts out a positive-voltage contour output. I have added a buffered negative-voltage (DC inverted) contour to the circuit. Surface-mount soldering required, I would not recommend this as your very first SMT build - maybe your 2nd or 3rd SMT build though. 1206 resistors and 0805 capacitors, it uses all very affordable and easy-to-find parts as found below in the BOM.

Module Depth: 22mm
Current Measurements: 27mA/+12V, 3mA-12V, 0mA/+5V (not used)

DSI / 8Dio Sequential Prophet X Program: "Champions XXVI"

Published on May 22, 2018 8dioproductions

"Prophet X Live Demonstration by Troels Folmann. Audio was recorded directly out of the Prophet X."

Moog Grandmother Demos by seancostello of Valhalla DSP

Stunning demos of the new Moog Grandmother by Sean Costello of Valhalla DSP, who are known for their reverbs. The Hall's of Valhalla reverb was also offered for Tiptop Audio's Z-DSP.

Moog Sub Phatty+DSI Prophet Rev 2

Published on May 22, 2018 Uriel Ortega

"Check out this awesome combo! Prophet Rev 2+ Moog Sub Phatty"

Kit Review # 19 - Frequency Central Meth Amp

Published on May 22, 2018 Synth Diy Guy

"In depth review with unboxing, construction and audio demo of the Frequency Central Meth Amp, a fuzz effect for Eurorack based on the classic Big Muff Pi!

Get yours here:"

Tips n' Tricks: Unlocking the Moog DFAM's 3rd Oscillator

Published on May 22, 2018 Alastair Wilson

"Welcome to a new series of tutorials called 'Tips n' Tricks', in which I'll be making short tutorials to help you get the most out of your gear! I thought that this would be a better way to share what I've discovered than '5 Things You Didn't Know' videos, as now you can see in the title what the tutorial will be about.

In this video, we trigger the filter envelope so fast that it becomes a 3rd 'oscillator', by turning up the sequencer tempo. As it happens, the tempo tracks nicely at 1V/Oct, allowing us to use it melodically alongside the other oscillators. If you have a buffered mult or more than 1 pitch output on your keyboard, then try playing all 3 oscillators at once for a classic monosynth sound!"

Audio rate looping envelope.

Minimal Dub Techno & Synth Jams by Koichiro Toki

Published on May 6, 2018 Koichiro Toki

Minimal Dub TechnoJam #1 (PO-12 rhythm / Volca Keys / RV-500 / RE-20 / Nova Delay)
Minimal Dub TechnoJam #2 (PO-12 / Monologue / Volca Keys / iMini / RV-500 / RE-20 / Nova Delay)
Synth Jam #1 (Monologue / Volca FM / Volca Keys / RV-500 / RE-20 / Nova Delay)
Synth Jam #2 (Volca FM / Volca Keys / RV-500 / RE-20 / Nova Delay)

FM Synth Ambient Jam (Volca FM / Mersenne / RV-500 / Nova Delay / M5 Stompbox Modeler)

Published on May 21, 2018

Equipment :
- KORG Volca FM
- iceGear Instruments Mersenne (iPad App)
- Line6 M5 Stompbox Modeler
- BOSS RV-500
- TC Electronic Nova Delay
- Ableton Live + Novation Launch Control XL (MIDI Sequencer & Mixer)

Bandcamp :
Twitter :

Spotted this one on discchord.

YAMAHA CS15D Vintage Analog Synthesizer SN 2311

via this auction

Roland JP-8000 Analog Modeling Synthesizer professional overhauled w/ gig bag

via this auction

"This unit was overhauled by Roland professional technician.
(All electrolytic condenser was changed new.)"

Anyone know if this is commonly needed on JP-8000s?

Access Virus Indigo 2 Keyboard Synthesizer SN 10200063

via this auction

"This is a virtual-analog / subtractive synthesis machine. Barely used, never been on the road (never been anywhere). Looks like new. Really too complicated for me to use fully, maybe someone else can fully utilize the amazing capabilities of this device. The blue/indigo colored lights look great in a darkened room or studio. My photos do not do it justice. This truly is a very nice piece of professional equipment."

ARP 2600 Clone TTSH Synth with Mods

via this auction

"Great opportunity to get a TTSH revision 3 (last one produced). This is the 8th TTSH I have built and am happy to provide interested parties with references from previous buyers.


- MIDI + Gatebooster (use with your eurorack CV or with MIDI)
- Oscillator sync - sync oscillators for wider palette of sounds
- Accutronics spring reverb

Fully calibrated and tested. This one has a custom made case in black tolex (other colours available)."

Carry On Avin It 2018 (warm up Acid)

Published on May 22, 2018 Space Cat Audio Technologies

"Hardware only driven acid techno."

Space ambient

Published on May 22, 2018 Igor Vasiliev

"Live improvisation with iPad apps SynthScaper and FieldScaper (using factory presets). And also with three magic boxes as sound sources for FieldScaper app and Roland Juno-60 with Akai MFC42 and Space Echo RE-201. Recorded on Tascam Portastudio 424 mk III. Without post-processing. More about these apps on site:

SynthScaper - synthesizer specially designed for creating and experiments with ambient soundscapes in wide range from noises to melodic instruments and everything in between. AppStore:

FieldScaper - advanced field recorder combined with a sound warp engine and a collection of ready to use dynamic presets for iPad and iPhone. Discover new ways to create and construct unusual and exciting sounds from any environmental audio recordings or samples recorded from other apps through Inter-App audio or Audiobus. AppStore:"

Modular Synth Meet Fischbach 2018

Published on May 22, 2018 Wein Glas

"A small town in Germany every year becomes the center of the modular synth scene for a few days. And here is a short video that shows what it is all about: Modular synths, friends, fun, barbecue, and a place called the „Blaue Grotte“!

Thanks to Mic, Tommy and all the great people there!

The soundtrack was made there entirely with a Kilpatrick Modular System with no editing, additional FX or multitracking."

Happy Knobbing / Fischbach

Sequenced Jam #79 - Live Modular Synth Performance

Published on May 22, 2018 Rheyne

"A live modular synth performance, recorded in one take with no overdubs. Percussion is from a Mutable Instruments Plaits, switching between the kick, snare, and hihat models. Bass is from a Noise Engineering LIP through a DSI DSM01 filter. Some chords from my Fender Rhodes are loaded into a Make Noise Morphagene. An Instruo Ts-L is modulated by the PWM algorithm of an Erica Synths Pico Voice, running through an Eventide EuroDDL. Reverb is from a Strymon BigSky."

LIghtSaber Theremin, Star Wars Musical Machine.

Published on May 22, 2018 LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

"The #Lightsaber Theremin! This took quite a bit of working out. but now its all working and worked out! you can try! simply using a sparkfun accelerometer.

the samples. and sound will be available on my patreon soon! aswell as info prior to it going up on my site :):-
Patreon :-"

Serge Modular Soundscape

Published on May 22, 2018 theianboddy

"Serge Modular Soundscape patch break down. I've tried to describe this complex patch with text overlays that go through each of the modules & components used.

Full 24bit audio track available exclusively to my Patreon subscribers."

Kurzweil Forte / Keys Of 70's - Vol.1 - Solina Demo

Published on May 22, 2018 Barb

"This video is a demo of a String Ensemble emulator for the Kurzweil Forte. This product is available here :

Thanks !"

A little fun with Mutable Instruments Plaits, Stages and Ornament & Crime

Published on May 22, 2018 Mike Thomas

"Just a simple patch with these amazing modules with some help from 2hp Delay and Verb (amazing in their own right)."

Erica Synths-Pico System 2 unboxing and first patch

Published on May 22, 2018 Dziam Bass

"A beautiful sunny day in which the parcel arrived from Erica Synths
In this small carton box was the second small box, which turned out to be a very large modular system called PICO SYSTEM 2.
These are 14 modules that give you powerful possibilities to create a sound palette that's a small beast like the VOICE,DRUMS module or Filter inspirational Polivoks or an amazing DSP that makes PICO SYSTEM 2 a huge modular machine.
All in one small box, portable and can always be with you if you need it.!!!"

Erica Synths-Pico System 2 Patch 2

Published on May 22, 2018

"Erica Synths-Pico System 2 Patch 2.
The Erica Synths Pico System II is the world’s smallest modular synthesizer of its functionality, same as the Pico System I. However, as there have been several additions to the Pico Series, for example, the significant Pico Voice, its upgrade the Pico System to make it even more multifarious. There are two new modules in the system: the Pico Voice – a sound source, which gives quite a big timbral diversity, and the Pico Modulator, which replaces the Pico EG and the Pico VCA. That gives us a 3HP free space have filled with one more Pico A MIX for more handy control of the sound sources in live performances."

Korg iPolysix cover (Don’t go - Yazoo) instrumental... obviously

Published on May 21, 2018 Argie Georgie

"A cover created using only Korg’s iPolysix on iPad 2.
I don’t have any rights to the song. If I had I would be genius I guess."

Spotted on

Patch n Tweak

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