MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

SundaySynth #16 : Sequential OB-6 Arpeggiator

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Khoral Central

"Instrumental tracks for 'End of Words', on the upcoming LP 'Up the River'
OB-6 arpeggiator, sequenced... reverb is the excellent OB-6 internal reverb."

DIY Project 12: Synthrotek Quadrangle

Published on Sep 22, 2018 poorness studios

"This is my next DIY Eurorack module, a Quadrangle from Synthrotek. It is a dense circuit but it's pretty easy to build. It's a very powerful function generator and it's only $150.

You can buy one here:"

OBEY - Envelope Follower / Attenuverter / Offset Voltage Generator - Synthrotek

Published on Sep 21, 2018 synthrotek


OBEY is a dual-function module: one half envelope follower and one half attenuverter / offset generator.

Envelope Follower:
The OBEY takes an audio or CV signal and uses it to trigger an envelope or gate for use in a Eurorack system. It is designed to work with a wide variety of input levels: plug a Eurorack module, passive microphone, piezo, guitar, drum machine, Game Boy into your Eurorack system.

Attenuverter / Offset Generator:
Attenuvert your voltage sources up to two times in the positive or negative! The offset generator provides up to 5 volts in the positive or negative.

Module width: 4HP
Module depth: 48mm
Current draw:
+12V: 25mA
-12V: 18mA"

Buchla (x2) & Matrixbrute

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Kris Lennox

"The highly distinctive Buchla sound, here paired with the Matrixbrute. For this track I've used the Buchla (Easel) as bass/drone. Of course, the Buchla is great for sequencing in its own right. Buchla 2 enters at c. 2:47. With the second Buchla part, I've went for what I like to call the 'Buchla Foghorn' sound. Very obvious at the end of the work.

In terms of the MB: I'm playing with the delay time to create the odd quasi-ratchet jump sound. Very interesting sound.

The master cutoff was set so that when I brought in the resonance, a pure C tone would be created (i.e. the tonic note). This can be heard entering at c. 1:01.

In the highly unlikely off-chance Buchla are reading this: Dear Buchla - please donate me a Skylab and I'll record 50 or so full works/vids you can use for promotional purposes :)

Classical musicians will possibly be aware of the Buchla/classical music lineage i.e. through Subotnick and his students (in my early years of composition, Ingram Marshall was a big influence).

Buchlas are stunning instruments. I'd sell bodyparts for a 200e.

Soundcloud link here -

And to reiterate to Buchla & Associates: I'll happily babysit any spare Skylabs you have in the office :)

All best

BugBrand DRM2 vs Chirper

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Lucent Records

"no effects no post pure BugBrand sound"

Roland MKS- 70 Tones exploration

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Miguel d'Oliveira

"Trying to get acquainted with the 99 tones on this synth.
Not the best for editing (this kind of thing can't be done with the programmer PG-800) but I love the sounds on this thing.
Have since discovered the desktop editor but mine doesn't seem to get on with the unit."

Dirty electronic blues for Monome MLR and Geoshred

Published on Sep 22, 2018 junklight

"Based around a rhythm sample from an Audulus patch I made but wanted to make something with the MLR so I could get to grips with it"

Kiwitechnics Kiwi1000 Demo

Published on Sep 21, 2018 Murray Kiwitechnics

"A short demo file of the Kiwitechnics Kiwi-1000. All the sounds were made on the Kiwi-1000."

For the Oberheim Matrix-1000.

A DARK PLOT OF LAND - Catalogue Three - Entry 11 - New Experimental Electronic Music

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Outsider Sound Design

"New experimental music from 'A DARK PLOT OF LAND' available at

Catalogue Three

Label: Outsider Sound Design
Catalogue Number: ADPOL-C3
Format: Digital Download
Release Date: 2018

Modern experimental music from “a dark plot of land"

Curated from original source material, this catalogue of music was arranged and completed in 2018. It explores altered states of consciousness through metaphoric sound association.
Removes context through highly abstract methods including: destructive processing, intuition, improvisation, structure, and chance synchronicity.

It is pivotal for the listener to understand that this work was created with serious, psychological intent. It is not a passive listen. Meaning is purposefully superimposed into the sound aesthetic. The listener is challenged to interpret into their own individual context.

Technical information. Equipment used.
Standard and microtonal custom midi guitars
Roland VG-99 guitar processor
Haken Continuum fingerboard
Kyma sound design environment
Eurorack format synthesizer
Assorted audio effects units
Various computer audio processing software"

TG x5 .2

TG x5 .2 from Station 252 on Vimeo.

"A second video in the TG x5 series.

3x regular ONEs, one ONE prototype and a TG ONE. 2x TG01 samples, 3x TG02 samples. Lots of processing> including 3x Tiptop Z-DSPs (Valhalla Shimmer, Tape Echo, E-Verb), Serge Resonant EQ, Tyme Sefari MK2, a bunch of Z2040s, SEM20, Doepfer A-124, Serge VSVCF, Make Noise Erbe-Verb, Erica Fusion Delay, Roland Scooper and more.

Sequenced using 2x Circadian Rhythms"

Cigar Box Guitar + Modular Synth (TX Wiggles 35)

Published on Sep 22, 2018 poorness studios

"This was kinda fun. I decided to plug my CBG into the modular synth. It goes thru a homemade fuzz pedal, into the Pittsburgh InOut, then thru a Harvestman Polivoks VCF, and finally into MI Clouds. It doesn't really sound like a CBG after all that."

TX Wiggles

conspiral test1

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Peter A

Cool short clip featuring the Roland TR-8, Elektron Octatrack, Akai MPC Live, and Novation Circuit from supporting member, Peter A.

YAMAHA CS-70M analog synthesizer - Sounds & patches 【SYNTH DEMO】

Published on Sep 22, 2018 synth4ever

"Yamaha CS-70M analog synthesizer demo. Playing sounds and patches on vintage CS 70M analog synth from Yamaha including sequencer, pads and LFO tweaks.

The Yamaha CS70M is a classic dual-channel, 6-voice polyphonic synthesizer and the last analog synth from Yamaha in the early 1980s. Although it came after the legendary Yamaha CS-50, CS-60 and CS-80 synths, the CS-70M has its own distinct tone, sounds and sonic character.

The Yamaha CS-70M has 2 oscillators per voice for a total of 12 VCOs. It also features 2 LFOs, a multimode filter (LPF/BPF/HPF), envelopes for VCF and VCA, ring modulator, chorus and tremolo effects, a 4-track real-time and polyphonic step sequencer, patch memory, 61 keys with aftertouch, and autotune.

IMO, the Yamaha CS-70M synthesizer is a beautiful instrument. It is a large and powerful synth that has a very earthy, dusty and nostalgic tone to it which can often take on acoustic/wood sound qualities.

The Yamaha CS-70M is also a very rare synth and often commands very high prices on the second hand market. Nontheless, if you have the chance to obtain a Yamaha CS-70M, I would not hesitate. It is a beautiful synth in its own right.

This Yamaha CS-70M synthesizer demo was filmed at the Vintage Synthesizer Museum in Oakland, CA. Visit them at"

Critter & Guitari - New Visual Patches for Organelle

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Critter & Guitari

"Enjoy a more versatile Organelle screen! We've made some updates to Pow Pow's Polybeats, Polybeats DRG32V, Jeraphy, Punchy and Rhythm Delay Distortion. See which keys are active with a keyboard visualizer. Download them here:"

X1L3 - MIDI to gate eurorack module + NUX timecore total conversion

Published on Sep 22, 2018 X1L3

"4HP eleven output midi to gate module.

Being used here for drum sequencing duties. Starting out with the CB55 module built with the DR55 clone pcb from An elements is tied to the midi to gate to add an air of melancholy and mid way two peaks are added to escallate the track and nail down the drum section before the track starts to drop out. The last gate is reading a continuous note on/off track from the daw to create a sync clock for the NUX timecore. I alter the time signature subtly towards the end which you can hear in both how the NUX suddenly tries to shift tempo and also the slow delay fade out in the last few bars. A simple demo really, just something to show how much this little module can do. My daw is used for the melodic backing and bass etc. Too lazy to knock it up on the rig today :P

Reads incoming date on Channel ten and responds to middle C up through the next ten notes. Not on will set a gate high and hold it until the note is released, setting the gate low again.

Countless uses for this one. Clocks for anything tap tempo enabled, sequencing duties, adsr triggering etc etc.

Also in the rig here is a NUX timecore digital delay guitar pedal converted to eurorack with homebrew pcb and panel test pieces made on my 3040 cnc router.. It now has input and output buffers to make it suitable for euro level signals and a gate input on the front panel which allows you to engage and disengage the effect or send a clock to it to sync thetap tempo. Really cool delay with loads of modes and a decent sound. The CB 55 drums are fed through this throught the demo. A total conversion kit is underway for anyone wanting to mod their own :)"

Last Day of Summer

Published on Sep 22, 2018 arnouxindahouse

"Balance is elusive like a fish / in the day of the equinox /"

Arturia Rackbrute Timelapse - building the rack with Minibrute 2

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Carl Mikael's Cabinet of Curiosities

"Just a timelapse of unboxing and building a rack with Minibrute 2 and Rackbrute from Arturia."

Birth of a Patchulator 8000 8-Channel Mini Patchbay

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Boredbrain Music

Some Benny Hill for you...

"Things got silly as we worked at ludicrous speed to get Patchulator orders hipping once again!

The Patchulator 8000 8-Channel Mini Patchbay, Boredbrain's solution to pedalboard and desktop instrument signal routing, lets users re-order audio effects easily, swap effects between instruments, and experiment with signal flow. The compact octagonal design houses 16 1/4' jacks on the perimeter and 16 1/8" jacks on top, which allow the patching of 8 independent send/return loops."

RK-002 gets the Digitakt Polyphony and Euclid generator

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Retrokits

"A little walkthrough on our new RK002/DUY which adds polyphony and an Euclid generator to the Elektron Digitakt.

This firmware is better suitable for people using the Digitakt in standalone mode instead of the 'legacy' /MOD firmware. (And that's not only because of the added Euclid generator).

The initial RK-002/MOD with polyMUX polyphony used in loopback on Digitakt is a kind of a 'hack'. This can still be regarded as such but we reduced the chance of MIDI loops in this dedicated version.

Also it is easier to change the number of channels used in polyMUX mode just by sending a MIDI Program Change number on the proper MIDI channel.

The firmware can be changed via our Exchange Portal:

Beware though that not all MIDI interfaces are suitable to upgrade the RK-002 firmware. You need an interface with MIDI Power and full MIDI System Exclusive support. Our RK-005 (also shown in this video USB Hosting both Keystep and Digitakt) is suitable for this."

Syncussion SY-1 jam

Published on Sep 22, 2018 KlangGenerator

"Just testing my SY-1 from the human comparator after installing the PSU mod mentioned by stereoping. It works great! No more unwanted noise when the volume faders are low... ;)"

Autumn Comes

Published on Sep 22, 2018 Detlef Hurling

"A little track with a sequence from the Magellan iPad Synth, drums and bass from the Novation Circuit and Leads by Volca Keys. A little bit like Berlin School Style. Recorded without cuts."

Today is the first day of Fall.

Roland VP-03 Vocoder Boutique Synthesizer

via this auction

Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer Computer Controlled SN 186785

via this auction

Roland HS-60 - Synth Plus 60 with Built-In Speakers

via this auction

"Great having speakers for instant ideas and synth juiciness."


via this auction

This is the one recently featured in this video.

Moog Minimoog D Reissue Keyboard Synthesizer

via this auction


Patch n Tweak

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