MATRIXSYNTH: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

SEQUENTIAL PROPHET X Demo & Review


Published on Sep 19, 2018 musictrackjp

"SEQUENTIAK PROPHET X Demo & Review
デモ&レビュー
DEMO by Katsunori UJIIE.

English sub-titles will soon.... Click [CC] and choose English from the Settings menu."

Sequential Prophet-6 Extreme Analog Synthesizer LFO Filter Rik Marston X 5


Published on Sep 19, 2018 SynthgodXXX

Sequential Prophet-6 "Extreme Analog"
Synthesizer Demo by Rik Marston
**Watch in HD** **Turn it UP!**

**Reverb Sequential Prophet-6
Synth Sample Pack COMING SOON!**

**Korg Kronos UBER Prophet-6
Sample Collection COMING SOON!**

Here is a new audio demo of just how EXTREME
the Sequential Prophet-6 High & Low Fliters & LFO
can really get. Noise, Experimental, Ambient, Sci-Fi,
Soundtracks, Sound Design this synth is a CHAMP!
I seriously can create some of the most intense sounds
using the Sequential Prophet-6. The most unique!
Dial it right in, Industrial & Dance producers will eat
this synthesizer up! Make DRONE CITY if you wish!
This will make any musician wanting a different sound
than what other synth manufacturers are making today.
This synth is a Sci-Fi soundtrack makers DREAM COME
TRUE! A+++ Dave Smith / Sequential! Great Job!!!

Thank you so much for watching!
Please Like, Share & Subscribe!
More Synthesizer Demos
Ambient Chill Zen Music
Electronic Dance Music
COMING SOON!
Rik
SynthgodXXX
9/19/2018

Novation Events Coming to a Guitar Center Near You



"Novation will be hosting a series of events at select Guitar Center stores throughout Autumn. The one tomorrow (Thursday September 20th 7PM – 9PM at Guitar Center Sherman Oaks) will have Nick Hook and Enrique Martinez demonstrating how to utilize Novation synthesizers for sound design and unique patch creation. At the remaining events, we will have a local product specialist in store from 7PM – 9PM to demonstrate Novation gear and answer any questions from those in attendance.

These are great opportunities to interact with Novation directly and get hands on with gear. We are also offering special pricing for in-store Guitar Center customers only.

Novation Takeover a Guitar Center Near You

Come meet a Novation product specialist and get hands on with Novation instruments at select Guitar Center locations this Fall. Guitar Center are offering special discounted pricing on Novation gear in the store so you don't want to miss this.

Check out the schedule below to see when Novation will be at a city near you:

Nord C2D Organ - All Playing, No Talking!


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Kraft Music

"Find exclusive Nord C2D Organ BUNDLES at Kraft Music.
https://www.kraftmusic.com/brands/nor...

Chris Martirano from American Music & Sound plays the exceptional Nord C2D dual manual organ at Kraft Music.

The Nord C2D Combo Organ gives you two sets of physical drawbars per manual. Perfect for players who use the drawbars as well as the keys, the C2D includes a handy new left-hand preset section for hands-on control. If you're after the real-deal organ playing experience, the Nord C2D Combo is the instrument for you.

Kraft Music Nord C2D bundles include essential accessories to go along with your new combo organ, whether for home, studio, or the stage. Your organ package will be delivered to your door, and will include everything you need to start playing."

Imagine you had all Radikal modules


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Jörg Schaaf

"Delta CEP A semimodular paraphonic Synthesizer, RT451 Dual Multimode Filter, RT311 Swarm Oscillator, RT1701Multi FX Module 'EFFEXX'."

Rhodes Chroma Polaris Synthesizer Keyboard


via this auction

Best Ambient Synth Shootout #55: Roland M-VS1 - Song 1


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Christian's Sonic Spaces

"This is the first song with the Roland M-VS1. It's a 28 voice 8-part multitimbral ROMpler from the mid-90s with a focus on vintage synths.

I used for the recording the following FX chain:
Roland M-VS1 - Alesis Ampliton - Alesis Philtre - Pigtronix Echolution 2 Deluxe - GFI System Specular Reverb 2. Depending on the recorded track some FX are deactivated

The signal went through a small Behringer mixer into the pc for recording. To create the complete song I recorded consecutively several stereo tracks. The final song was then mastered with a bit EQ and compression on some tracks and some limiting on the master track.

Well, I decided to go back to the basics, but at the same time make something useful for the synth community and do a kind of competition (I like competitions;-). What's my best synth for ambient music :-)"

Can I use the microKORG as a FUZZ pedal? OH YEAH!


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Daniel Kastner

"I experimented with pushing my amp into fuzzy distortion with microKORG synthesizer. I hope this video helps you accomplish beautiful and crushing new tones. These textures and drones can hold their own for recording or add to your overall composition.

Signal chain:
Fender HM Strat
Strymon Timeline
DOD Bifet FX10
Korg microKORG
Traynor TS-50B"

Digitech Polara Sound Demo (no talking) with Sequential Prophet 08


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Bonedo Synthesizers

Synthesizer Show & Tell: Crumar Orchestrator/Multiman-S


Published on Sep 14, 2018 Learson Peak

"Synthesizer Show & Tell EP: 5 covers the Crumar Orchestrator/Multiman-S

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 Crumar Performer/Multiman-S is an analog synth from 1977"

Learson Peak Synthesizer Show & Tell

JESSICA KERT - Z3KZ2040Z4000ONECRRESEQCB808CYM909TG3MIXZQMTRECHOCASSAMP12BFTGONEZDSP


JESSICA KERT - Z3KZ2040Z4000ONECRRESEQCB808CYM909TG3MIXZQMTRECHOCASSAMP12BFTGONEZDSP from Station 252 on Vimeo.
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TEST SERIES PART 2 Tiptop Audio Z-DSP Roland VG-99 Guitar Synth Eurorack


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Outsider Sound Design

"PART TWO
Tiptop Audio Z-DSP with Roland VG-99 Guitar Synth.
Cards used in this video are Spring Waves, Bat Filter, Spirals, and custom card form Voltage CtrlR


The purpose of “TEST SERIES” is to focus on the sound design possibilities of various gear combinations when pushed to the extremes. This series is not musical nor does it serve as an instructional video. It is all about sound potential.

Please consider supporting this channel by purchasing a sample pack or music download from www.outsidersounddesign.com"

Outsider Sound Design TEST SERIES

you might need this for your synthesizer setup


Published on Sep 19, 2018

"I just got a new cool gadget to use with your synthesizer and midi controllers/keyboards. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/mumidi

BE AWESOME and become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/bobeats

There are obviously alternatives to this product: HobbyTronics MIDI HOST, iConnect Mio 10, Bomebox, and many many DIY solutions in the description of this video I have many more suggestions" [below]


"MuMidi HubLink provides a means for Musicians to connect USB-MIDI devices together. Typically, this might be a sound generator device (such as a synth) and a controller, such as a keyboard or similar. Its rugged yet stylish design makes it suitable for desktop, studio and stage use.

By also providing power over USB to bus-powered USB-MIDI Devices, MuMidi HubLink can remove the need for copious power connections in a MIDI setup."



USB MIDI INTERFACE vs MIDI USB HOST – What is the difference? A Beginner Friendly Overview

Published on Sep 21, 2017

"My video where I recommended a midi usb host for your dawless setup got a few confused comments so I thought I would try and explain the difference between a usb midi interface and a midi usb host. While it is a very basic topic I felt that some of you might enjoy hearing about it. USEFUL LINKS DOWN BELOW!

Acidlab M303


via this auction

"Acidlab M303 Complete TB-303 Voice - Eurorack Modular Synthesizer

Oscillator: Waveform is selectable between square and sawtooth. Tuning control for setting the frequency. 1V/octave CV input for controlling the frequency. VCO-CV with attenuator (VCO Mod control). Input for de-/activating the silde function. Oscillator output.

Filter:303 low pass filter with controls for cutoff and resonance. The cutoff can be modulated with the VCF-CV input with the VCF-Mod control as attenuator.. Besides that the filter features a env-mod control for setting the envelope´s cutoff modulation depth. An audio input allows for filtering external audio material.

Envelope: manually controlled Decay-Envelope with gate input and envelope output.

VCA: internally modulated by the envelope, but alternatively it can work in gate mode. Separate VCA audio input. The accent input allows for setting accents with a CV/trigger.

The level of the audio signal at the OUT socket can be adjusted with the volume control.

Analogue Solutions Fusebox Analog Semi-Modular Synthesizer


via this auction

Sequential Circuits Six Trak SN 002516


via this auction

Gotharman's LD3 - Position Track Modulation


Published on Sep 19, 2018 gotharman

"Modulating note position track 1 with an LFO, and LD3 delivers a masterpiece!"

NOISE x Cubasis 2.6: a complete expressive mobile music studio


Published on Sep 19, 2018 ROLI

"Producing expressive tracks with your iOS device is now easier than ever with a groundbreaking update to the Cubasis app and NOISE.

The latest update for Cubasis (2.6) gives you access to all the MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression) capabilities of BLOCKS and the NOISE app in one extensive integration. For the first time every stage of the producing process for MPE sounds — recording, editing and mixing each instrument on a timeline based workflow — is now possible from a mobile device.

Start experiencing all the expressive sounds of NOISE within your Cubasis project. Add a NOISE instrument to your project to compose with nearly every expressive drum kit and melodic preset from your favorite ROLI and artist soundpacks.*

Enter Audio Unit (AU) full-screen mode to switch sounds, add effects and lay down your track with new Lightpad Block and Seaboard visualizers. You’ll be able to access plenty of your favorite NOISE features inside Cubasis — including Groove Kits, available in the NOISE AU for the first time ever.

If you own BLOCKS, the possibilities extend further. Pair with Cubasis 2.6 to take control of a completely portable and astonishingly expressive music studio. Connect your Seaboard Block or Lightpad Block wirelessly to Cubasis via MIDI over Bluetooth, then use the NOISE Audio Unit visualizer to record your tracks just as you would in the NOISE app.

As well as full support for BLOCKS, the latest Cubasis update also lets you use your Blocks to control the parameters of other apps that plug into Cubasis — such as the effects app Turnado or Moog’s Model 15 synth — so you can add extra expression or modulation as you perform.

Download Cubasis today from the App Store and pair with NOISE to enjoy the most advanced MPE music making experience for iOS.

*SWAM soundpacks are not supported by the NOISE Audio Unit."

Yamaha CS60 - Aftertouch to LFO Speed modification


Published on Sep 19, 2018 noddyspuncture

"The CS60 is an amazing and powerful synthesiser - but it's no CS80. As we know, the main differences between the two are that the CS60 is just a single channel instrument and also that it doesn’t have the individual [polyphonic] aftertouch which makes the CS80 so special. But there is another thing the CS80 can do which the CS60 cannot - and that's the touch response (aftertouch) control of the LFO speed. I decided to modify my CS60 so that it could and this really does take it so much closer to it’s big brother sonically. I still need to decide where to put the depth control which is why it's hanging loose while I test & demo the mod - but as you can see and hear - it makes a world of difference, taking it much closer to the CS80 and opening up possibilities never before seen on a CS60..!

So I am offering this *aftertouch* modification, which I can perform on your CS60 in roughly just over an hour - but you would need to bring the synth to me. You’d also have the added bonus of a cup of tea and also get to see my CS80 - if you’re lucky. ☺

Please contact me for full details: noddyspuncture@yahoo.co.uk"

Wish I was in the UK!

Your Work Defines You


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Miguel d'Oliveira

"Another track from my score for TV series; Michael Palin in North Korea.
Performed with a Roland Super JX [using a PG-800], Juno-6, Prophet VS and an AKAI AX80"

Getting Started with René


Published on Sep 19, 2018 MAKEN0ISE

Playlist:
1. Getting Started with René
This video shows how to create and store a two-channel sequence on René. It also briefly demonstrates channel and page navigation, and the basic function of most of the Program Pages. More detail on all these topics will be found in upcoming videos.
2. Exploring René
This video shows how to switch between channels and Program Pages on René.
3. Cartesian Motion with René
This video demonstrates the core function of René: Cartesian Motion! René uses the X and Y clocks for independent horizontal and vertical motion. It also has a channel dedicated to each of these clocks.
4. René Program Pages
This video explores the Program Pages of the René, except for the FUN page, which will be covered in the next video.
5. René FUN page
This video explores the FUN Page on René.
6. Prism of Composition: Introduction to René's Z Axis
This video introduces the third dimension of René programming: the Z Axis.

Please note: This video is deep. If you’re not already pretty familiar with the Program Pages of René, go watch the earlier videos in the René playlist, use them to make some music, and come back to this one later. You can have endless fun with three channels of X and Y axes before you move onto the Z Axis.
7. René MESH Programming
This video is an introduction to programming multiple States at once via MESH.
8. René LATCH Page
This video is an introduction to non-destructive sequence editing across States via the Latch pages.

monop - Korg Mono/Poly & Buchla 100


Published on Sep 19, 2018 zack dagoba

"Just had the Korg Monopoly fixed up - its sounding SWEET. I love the way the arpeggiator works in polyphonic mode - you can mess with the waveforms and octaves of each of the 4 notes as it goes along, which gets some unique results, sort of half way between an arpeggiator and sequencer in a weird way. The Buchla is doing the percussions, using filtered noise through the 194 bandpass filter and a mixer to change the sound in real time"

Rhodes Chroma Polaris - Exploring the Presets - Part #2 - Midiverse - TV


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Midiverse - TV

"What's up everybody? Welcome to Midiverse - TV. Today we're going to be checking out the Chroma Polaris. Let's have a look and listen..."

Knobcon: New DU-INO Module 'The Ultimate Eurorack Arduino Shield'


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Synthtopia

"At Knobcon 2018, we talked with Aaron Mavrinac who gave us a quick intro to his DU-INO - an Arduino-based Eurorack module that lets you run a variety of firmware, so the module can take a variety of functions within your modular synthesizer.

If you're a programmer, you can also create your own custom firmware for the module using standard Arduino tools."

Knobcon: 1010music Euro Module Updates At Knobcon


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Synthtopia

"At Knobcon 2018, we talked with Aaron Higgins of 1010music and he gave us a quick overview of updates to his Eurorack modules, including FXBox, and an intro to a new module, the MIDI Merge."

11-Polyend Dreadbox Medusa-Part 11: Grid Performance B


Part 10 added here.

Kit Review 28 - EVEN VCO Demo


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Synth Diy Guy

"The demo portion of my review of the Befaco Even VCO diy kit for eurorack!"

Build video here.

New Expert Sleepers Disting MK4 Firmware v4.8 Update


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Expert Sleepers

New in firmware v4.8.

disting mk4 - Quantizer 2
disting mk4 - Audio Playback with Crossfade
disting mk4 - Sample triggering and polyphony via MIDI


Bach Goldberg Variations Aria with Synthesizers


Published on Sep 19, 2018 once upon a synth

"Playing Bach's Goldberg Variations Aria with two synthesizers (Moog Grandmother and Korg Mono/Poly). This is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. I cannot do it justice with my playing, but I love it enough that I decided to try. To get a true sense of the piece I urge you to listen to Glenn Gould's 1981 recordings."

Virus Ti2 - AE Private Collection - 128 ambient patches (2018)


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Alba Ecstasy

"Presenting a short track using 4 patches from the new #AmbientPatches for #VirusTi2 I created for my personal use, for the last couple of years.
Patches can be purchased from here: https://www.albaecstasy.ro/virus-ti-p..."

Posts You Don't Want to Miss


I've added thumbnail icons on the top of the site, right under the Sequential banner. Clicking on them will take you to the corresponding posts. They will feature what I consider to be the biggest news featured on the site. Remember to regularly check the New Gear and Popular Posts links on the top right of the site as well.


Update: It turns out the thumbnail icons were good in idea but not so good in practice. I've opted to bring back the Featured posts label and go with a new menu bar up top.

Here's why the thumbnails were a bad idea:

1. Once they drop off the front page they get lost. I created a "roll off" page to host the thumbnails, but over time that page would likely get too large to load. It makes more sense to just give them the FEATURED label.

2. The thumbnails were all set for the same height (100 pixels). As the width of images vary so does the overall width of the section. One too many and the last thumbnail wraps to a new line. One short and it just throws the formatting off.

3. Upkeep of the thumbnails and the "roll off" page was clearly going to be too much maintenance.

4. And finally, I am prone to error. I found a couple of the thumbnail links had typos in them or were incorrect. Not good. Going back to the FEATURED label should eliminate that problem entirely.

Secret music of the Spectrum


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Jason Hotchkiss

"Long before I could afford a sequencer or a DAW I thought this was awesome :) This was recorded on the wonderful Fuse emulator but I do still have a speccy!"

MIDIfied Tesla Coils


Published on Sep 19, 2018 Jason Hotchkiss

"Just about ready with 'Tesla Organ' for Fort Process sound art festival this weekend in Newhaven, UK https://fortprocess.co.uk/

This is a quick test with a MIDI file of Bach's Toccata & Fugue in Dm

Two solid state coils based on Steve Wards design with connected secondaries, floating ground and independant feedback antennae. Running at c.100VAC.

MIDI file played from a PC into a PIC microcontroller which generates 2 voices of square wave audio, optically linked to the SSTC drivers"

Tesla coils controlled by Stylophone!

Published on Sep 19, 2018 Jason Hotchkiss

"My MIDI controlled Tesla coils controlled by my Stylophone MIDI controller... it had to happen!

All sound is from the coil and it does sound more musical IRL (excluding my playing) but the crackling of the arcing does drown out the notes when recorded on my camera"

KORG MAXI-KORG 800DV Analog Synthesizer (1975) The sound of Human League, Soft Cell, Vangelis...


Published on Sep 18, 2018 RetroSound

"(c) 2018 vintage synthesizer demo by RetroSound

KORG MAXI-KORG 800DV Dual-Channel Analog Synthesizer
Made in Japan 1975

2 separate Mini-Korg 700S
inside one keyboard with all controls one vco per voice + sub-osc., ring-modulator, 2 envelopes, lfo, traveler filter....

Used by The Human League, Vangelis, Kitaro, Soft Cell and more."

Korg ARP Odyssey - Neunaber Slate Delay - Arpeggio Demo


Published on Sep 18, 2018 Alba Ecstasy

"#KorgARPOdyssey arpeggiated by #AnalogKeys, with #NeunaberSlate delay. Just tweaking the filter and the envelopes.
No EQ or compression/limiting, just the raw recording."

Cwejman DMF-2 RES-4 & NuEVI Demo - Mark Steiner


Published on Sep 18, 2018 Mark Steiner

"Several of the aspects of synthesis covered here are accurate.

This is quite long so probably just watch the first 2 minutes and then FOR SURE see the last 2 so you don't miss Christa's performance."

Additional Details on Teenage Engineering's OP-Z


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