MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, November 24, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

15 Things Better Between the Waldorf Blofeld & Quantum

[talk] 15 things Blofeld can do better than Waldorf Quantum

Published on Nov 24, 2018 Synthesizer Video Service

In both directions, hence the somewhat confusing post title. :) One video in each direction. Check out the Blofeld modifier & additional Blogel tutorial videos by Synthesizer Video Service here.

[talk] 15 things Waldorf Quantum can do better than Blofeld

Published on Nov 24, 2018 Synthesizer Video Service

Improv #10 for VCS3, Arp 2600, Moog Voyager, Mellotron, Fender Rhodes and Singing Bowls


Published on Nov 24, 2018 R. Reger

"Original improvised piece performed on classic analogue keys. Here is the link for the download: https://rregerakaashenactuariesofasga..."

Novation Supernova v4.01 20 Voice Virtual Analog Synthesizer w/ 8 Outs


via this auction

Excellent condition 20 voice version with v.4.01 OS installed (adds the new SuperSaw waveform and various improvements) The only issue is a dent in rack ear on bottom right. It has been straightened to allow perfect rack mounting. Faceplate looks great otherwise.

Roland Jupiter-6


via this auction

Oberheim Xpander


via this auction

"This is the US version from 1982 [make that 1984 - thx to Z in the comments for catching it], and was recently professionally serviced. All tests pass (see photos), all inputs and outputs work, front panel is clear and flat. It's definitely one of the better Xpanders out there right now."

Hiper - New Album from Par




A new album from supporting MATRIXSYNTH member, Par, Nacho Adda on YouTube.

"Par presents his fourth studio album: Hiper

Creating song-like tracks, it doesn't abandon the experimental and abstract ways of his previous works, adding more sound layers in order to get more density.

Featuring Hante. (France), Fenna Frei (Argentina), Liz Bohlmann (Germany) and the local artists Alfonsina, Laura Chinelli, Caminauta, Tanky and Meg.

Available at Bandcamp and digital stores.

Hiper is everything, a lot, all the time. It's a vision and a veil. Hiper is distorted HD. It's a framework that falls apart. Hiper is augmented reality. It's asleep instinct. Hyperreal, hypersensitivity, hyperfast, hyperconnected. Hiper is tedium, a lot, all the time.

Par is the project of Nacho Adda (Montevideo, 1983) focused on conceiving spaces and concepts with electronic music. Par has 4 studio albums, 2 EP and 3 remixes albums with 4 nominations to the "Graffiti Awards" for the Uruguayan Music as well as soundtracks for several short films and drama plays."

Bach on the Prophet 6 Synthesizer - Invention No. 10 in G major - Dave Smith Instruments Sequential


Published on Nov 23, 2018 Tom Loncaric

"J.S. Bach - Invention No. 10 in G major performed live on the Dave Smith Instruments Sequential Prophet 6 synthesizer.

Kind of a "space age" harpsichord."

Analogue Solutions Fusebox Filters - Low Pass and Notch


Published on Nov 24, 2018 Sounds From The Shed

"In this video I play about with the Fusebox Filters between Low Pass and Notch, the Polymaths are using Band Pass and High Pass Filters."

This Amazing Classic Analog Synth


Published on Nov 24, 2018 DJTricks1

"Maybe try and guess which synth?... now a Classic :) before continuing below!

How to make Ambient Drone in Modular (VCV RACK TUTORIAL)


Published on Nov 21, 2018 VCV Rack Ideas

"Here is my new tutorial video about how to make ambient drone music in VCV Rack. I discovered some modules which I've used in my drone template and shown how I've done some patch from scratch.
If you have some questions about this video please write it in the comments! I'll glad to see it!"

Passport MIDI/4 Plus DX9 Star Wars Android?


via @RetroSynthAds

"Little known Star Wars fact: The MIDI/4 Plus Commodore 64 android was created by Darth Vader in Episode 4 when he integrated his new wave band's DX-9 with a Death Star droid."

Trip!

Boss DR-202 Dr. Groove, Compact Programmable Rhythm/Drum Machine/Sequencer SN ZL56255


via this auction

Note this is for sale from a supporting MATRIXSYNTH member, mmryspace, who is offering a 10% discount to current Matrixsynth Supporters. Some details from the listing:

"Cleaned the Pad Membrane & Refurbished internal pad contacts with Calikote-44 to restore pad responsiveness & sensitivity

Replaced original internal CR2302 Battery with brand new CR2302 Battery

Replaced all missing Potentiometer Caps with brand new DJ Techtools Chroma Caps

Performed a Factory Reset to Default settings

RCA outputs and Headphone inputs have been tested and are working

MIDI IN/OUT have been tested and working

All Potentiometer/ Knobs, and Pads are responsive and in excellent condition"

Technics SX-WSA1 61 key Keyboard Synthesizer


via this auction

"These were only made for a short time and from what I can find about them there was only 600 of them made. Here's your chance to own a very nice and clean one.

-everything functions as it should, has been reset to factory settings.
-This keyboard is in very nice shape, very little scuffing and signs of use, very clean!
-For whatever reason the cosmetic portion of the volume slider is missing, no problem using as it is or could be replaced easily.
-The unit was brought in from out of the country and was then professionally modified for use with 120V AC electricity, so to be clear, it is configured currently for 120 volt AC for the United States.

Here's some info from the internet:

The Technics SX-WSA1 puts you at the controls. Nearly all modeling parameters can be accessed in realtime by using various easy-to-operate controllers such as the Pitchbend and Modulation wheels, Realtime Controller, Realtime Creator, Key Touch and more. The Realtime Creator and Realtime Controller each allow you to control 2 parameters at one time (X-Y axes). The Realtime Creator knob maintains the last set position, while the Realtime Controller returns to its neutral position. In addition, up to six sets of parameters can be stored for each sound, allowing rapid assignment to the Realtime Creator or Realtime Controller! This makes it possible to control, for example, where you strike the drum surface, the mouthpiece angle on a flute, or the embouchure of a trumpet. These controllers give you the freedom to fully express yourself in your music. At last, your creativity is limited only by the imagination.

Sounds that are out of this world:

The Technics SX-WSA1 also gives you the power to create a virtually unlimited range of instrument sounds. For the first time, you're no longer restricted by the sound sets in your instrument. Imagine, you now have full control over the parameters for the driver and resonator. This lets you form unique combination sounds like a tom-tom "fusing" into a chopper bass, or a guitar with a flute resonator. Sounds can be "crossfaded" by key or velocity. Even more astonishing, you can construct virtual instruments that cannot be built in reality. Now, that's really out of this world!

With all these creative possibilities offered by the WSA1:

It would be a shame not to have sufficient polyphony. That's why this synthesizer features not one, but 64-note polyphony—the culmination of Technics' outstanding achievements in advanced LSI research. With 64-note polyphony, you have all you need fully orchestrate your music.

More outstanding features:

The Technics WSA1 features a large graphic LCD screen which makes its operation both intuitive and extremely user-friendly. The 16-track, 47,000 note Sequencer includes some graphical editing capability. There are two MIDI ports (IN/OUT/THRU) to allow you to make the most of the 32 MIDI parts available (32-part multi-timbral), and there are four line-level outputs (two stereo pairs) to get it all to tape or the PA. If all that isn't enough, there is an optional Output Expansion Board which provides four additional line-level outputs and an S/PDIF digital coaxial output. An optional Wave Expansion Board will provide you with access to even more driver sources. Acoustic Modeling, Real-time control, and 64-note polyphony, a 16-track Sequencer with enough MIDI parts and outputs to make the most of it. A large, graphical LCD screen to tie it all together in one powerful, easy to use package, Technics is all you need."

Additional specs below.

Multivox MX450 Bass Pedal Synthesizer SN 00418


via this auction

VINTAGE CRUMAR STRATUS SN 00485


via this auction

"The synth is fully working, as is the 4 bar slider organ section. Both the synth and the organ are available at the 2 Mono 1/4" jacks at the rear (as seen in the photos) they each have a volume pot, so can be used separately, or both at the same time. The organ, also however, have a 4 bar slider to enable the mixing of the bass, mid, mid hi, and hi freq."

Pics of the inside below.

EMS DK1 Cricklewood Keyboard 1970s


via this auction

"EMS - just refurbished by EMS original DK1 Cricklewood keyboard to link with VCS3 Putney or Synthi - includes Jones lead connector and instructions box and original zipper case"

Hyve Touch Synthesizer - Premium Editiona


via this auction

"Brand new originally Kickstarter backed, Hyve Touch Synthesizer, Premium version. The premiums were the highest level of backing, and the premium Hyves were crafted, constructed, tested, and tuned by the instrument’s creator before being shipped out. They also ship/shipped with a custom case and power supply. This one is brand new and ready to tap into another dimension.

Premium Edition

Skot Wiedmann, the instrument’s creator/designer

I have teamed up with local woodworker Jeff Nardoni to develop a handcrafted hardwood enclosure. Hyve Synth Premium has a walnut back that looks and feels wonderful. This instrument comes to you ready to play and requires no assembly or tuning.

This is a soft padded neoprene mini gig bag. It is the perfect size for your Hyve and battery pack, and has enough extra room for ear buds or small headphones."

Oberheim OB-8 SN C33231 w/ MIDI


via this auction

"Recently refurbished and calibrated to manufacturers specifications (6 months ago), power supply recapped and all voltage regulators and bridge rectifiers were changed.

All voice cards recapped with higher grade capacitors and some old resistors were replaced. Kit was ordered from the synthchaser site..."

Thoughts on the Dreadbox Erebus v3 (PART 2)


Part 2 added here.

OP-Z in a Jam [Synth Recipe #64]


Published on Nov 24, 2018 hicut cake

Hicut Cake proudly presents:
Recipe #064
For all the connections and more visit: https://hicutcake.live

Ingredients:
– Teenage Engineering OP-Z
– Polyend Dreadbox Medusa
– Teenage Engineerin PO-28
– Strymon Dig

Three O' Three (feat. Elektron Digitakt + MAM MB33)


Published on Nov 24, 2018 Erwin Dorleijn

"Revisiting one of the best 90s acid-rave tracks, Three O' Three by Public Energy. Pure TR-909 and TB-303 bliss! I tried to recreate the vibe using Elektron's Digitakt loaded with 909 samples, and MAM MB33, a small analog synth. It does quite a good job emulating the 303 basslines!"

Erica Synths -Black DUAL VCF demo sound


Published on Nov 24, 2018 Dziam Bass

"Hi Guys!
Black Friday, Black DUAL VCF module from Black series, all black :-) so there is also a Black picture here 😃😀🙃.
I have here a small movie with filter Black DUAL VCF from Erica Synths. filtering the path adding a little resonance and controlling the C-OFF CV gives great results with this filter, of course, a great effect with the use of Black VC EG plus expander.
Drums from PICO DRUMS .
For me this is dope filter but
more talk without speaking, listen to yourself.😁"

Minimoog D as VST plugin in Electronic Music


Published on Nov 24, 2018 Konrad Regula Zień

"Minimoog model D analog synthesizer available as Arturia VST plugin - in my music track. Electronic Berlin School music ' Minimoog Obsession' performance with Minimoog V only. By Konrad Regula Zień."
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