MATRIXSYNTH: Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Modcan B-System

via this auction

Roland JUNO 60 New 56 Patches and tweaking

Published on Dec 25, 2018 synthlegends

"No FX and no mastering."

CatSynth TV Episode 99

Published on Dec 25, 2018 CatSynth TV

"A special video for our 99th Episode!

Video shot along Highway 99 in California from Manteca through Stockton and heading towards Sacramento. Additional video and photography at CatSynth HQ in San Francisco.

Guest appearances by Sam Sam and Big Merp.

Original music by Amanda Chaudhary, based on melodies from "99 is not 100" by Moe! Staiano.

Synthesizers used:
Arturia MiniBrute 2S
Big Fish Audio John Cage Prepared Piano Sample Library (Kontakt)
Nord Stage EX
Mutable Instruments Plaits
Metasonix R-54 and R-53
2hp Cat module
4ms Spectral Multiband Resonator
Make Noise Echophon"

A SynthMania Moog Christmas - an awesome gift from his family

Published on Dec 25, 2018 SynthMania

"My family really surprised me this year, with an unexpected gift."

That works. :)


Merry Synthmas 2018

Published on Dec 25, 2018 SynthMania

"Merry Synthmas 2018
(with Moog Sonic Six)"

Moog Sonic Six - first look

Published on Dec 27, 2018 SynthMania

"A great vintage early 1970s machine - the Moog Sonic Six synthesizer
00:00 Introduction
00:29 The original owner from 1971
01:57 Front panel and controls description
04:36 Trumpet / brass sounds
06:06 Flute / whistle sounds
07:12 Clarinet / oboe sounds
08:05 Classic Moog lead sound
10:02 Classic Moog bass sound
12:34 Sound effects: wah-wah
13:41 Sound effects: siren
14:36 Sound effects: wind, surf fx
15:37 Sound effects: ring modulator
18:08 Conclusion"

Little drummer skulpt

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Synth4you

Live Soundscape on the Buchla Music Easel and Boss RV500

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Peter Maas

"This video is about My Movie 2"

Dennis Verschoor WRC_WORM

Dennis Verschoor WRC_WORM from hellviss on Vimeo.

"I first met Dennis whilst I was in the WORM studio on an artist residency in 2017. The WORM studio is like a geological trip through electronic music's history but I was about to travel even further back. Strange ghostly tones emanated from the old vocal booth next door, it was this space that Dennis had filled with mid 20th century audio test equipment, going back to the roots of audio electronic experiments before commercially available instruments from Moog or Roland, before keyboards, back to Stockhausen, Else Marie Pade, Daphne Oram, Raymond Scott and the like. Why now? is this the logical conclusion of Mark Fisher's cultural hauntology? do we end up back at the source? the sound of past futures? For Dennis it seemed more a way to dodge the hipsters, and invite collaboration.

Dennis and I had a friend in common Steve Grimley-Taylor, a lover of all things electronic and sound related (founder of When I expressed the idea of making a film about Dennis, Richard Foster from WORM kindly agreed to let us. This is a short film about Dennis, his journey and his installation.

Steve Guy Hellier 2018"

Vintage oscillators, filters, and other lab equipment.  Some classic synths come in after the six minute mark.

LM-2 Replacement Parts - LinnDrum PCB's & Assemblies From Abstrakt Instruments

Some initial details via the Abstrakt Instruments Kickstarter:

"This is your chance to help fund and procure parts for the iconic LinnDrum (LM-2) Drum Machine. This is the second in our series of meticulously designed replacement parts projects for vintage synths & drum machines. This project follows up the completion of the Oberheim OB-X Parts Project [posted here]. We've established a low funding goal of $4k to cover the cost of the custom parts to get the project off the ground.

Before getting into the details of the actual parts we'll clearly state what is being offered. We are offering bare PCB's and PCB Assemblies for the LinnDrum (LM-2) Drum Machine:

VCV Rack & Midilar - Solitary

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Omri Cohen

"In this patch, I've used a couple of VST Instruments, utilizing the new VCV module Host. I've used Una Corda together with Marbles for creating some random Piano notes, I've used a string library with the sustain pedal on for adding a low chord, which also goes through Clouds (of course), and I've also used a drum library together with the Turing Machine for some repetitive patterns. I've also added to this mix the nightmare synthesizer, Incubus from Vult, which is controlled by Stages, and the XFX Wave oscillator from Blamsoft, for a nice moving lead voice. I control the level of the different voices with my MIDI keyboard, and some parameters like crush amount and filter cutoff with the Midilar controller."

Ableton Live 10 Wavetable Synth jam

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Synth & Sundry

"Merry Christmas! I'm trying out the Wavetable synth that is built into Ableton Live 10, playing on an old Technics PX336 digital piano which is connected to my laptop via a Roland um-one mk2 usb midi cable."

Mellow Apple Pencil 2 Speedpainting iOS Synth Music Jam (in HDR on supported devices) #TTNM

Published on Dec 25, 2018 The Tuesday Night Machines

"What a title?! Yeah, okay ... so I drew something on the iPad in the Procreate App with that new Apple Pencil 2. I exported the drawing as a time-lapse speedpaint video and jammed to it with a bunch of iOS Synth and FX Apps. MORE INFO BELOW :)


PixelNoises Synth T-Shirts by The Tuesday Night Machines:


Audio gear used:
- iPad Pro with AUM, Oval Synth, DM1 Drum Machine, Volt Synth, iFretless Bass, Audio Damage Axon 2, Samplr, AudioShare, etc.

Also, my Apple Pencil 2 almost “died” after leaving it unattached to the iPad Pro 11” 2018 for two days, after which it wouldn’t reconnect anymore. Looks like the pencil’s battery can drain pretty fast when not using it and when it’s at 0% it took eight hours attached to the iPad’s magnetic edge and several reconnection tries to get it recognized by the iPad again. It then started charging quite quickly from 0% again, so I don’t know if those eight hours prior actually did anything. Apple is not what it used to be anymore, damnit."

Modular vid #291

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Phisynth

"BugBrand modular + Elektron Digitone Pt. 2
Merry Christmas !!"

A Behringer ODYSSEY Christmas! & Moot Booxlé - Talkin' About Christmas [FULL ALBUM]

Published on Dec 25, 2018 mootbooxle

"Moot delivers an exclusive first look at ACTUAL MUSIC being played on the (coming soon) Behringer Odyssey! It’s Christmas, so it’s a Christmas impromptu rendition of Mannheim Steamroller’s funky 1984 arrangement of “Good King Wenceslas”.
Featuring dueling Odysseys!!
Using the Boss RC-202 looper as usual!

Much, much more info and sounds to come from the hit that SUBSCRIBE!
Thanks for watching!

And have a Merry Christmas/Kwanzaa/Boxing Day/Etc!"

Moot Booxlé - Talkin' About Christmas [FULL ALBUM]

Published on Dec 25, 2018

"The full album, uploaded for your listening convenience! If you'd like to download or (gasp) buy it, here's the place:

Have a great Christmas, my friends! Thank you for the love and support all these years!"

Op-z Xmas Eve

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Ron Millar

The Ultimate Synthesizer Christmas Carol

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Doctor Mix

"Here's 'Hark The Herald Angels Sing' played with the Yamaha MODX. Merry Christmas! 🔥 Get your music mixed, mastered or produced by Doctor Mix now: CLICK HERE ►"

Ableton Tips by itijik

Published on Dec 24, 2018 itijik

"Lots more production tips, releases and sample packs coming from itijik!
Check out new daily content on IG and YT."

The Perfect Sound For Your Project - itijik


Published on Dec 25, 2018 Jason Basson

"Today on this special day ( Christmas! )I decided to patch up for the very first time my very nice Plus-Minus Modular! Check it out!"

Techno Modular Synth Prophet 5 Arturia MatrixBrute Live Jam

Published on Dec 25, 2018 PawelBlaszczak_Composer

"Here is my todays techno jam with using Modular Synths Tonestar 2600 and Roland 512 with Jove filters. Also I used Prophet 5 for pads and Arturia MatrixBrute for additional arpeggio stuff. Drums Roland TR-09 plugin from Roland Cloud.

More about me on instagram and my site:

If any interesting in my albums below is a link. Tangerine Dream meets Boards of Canada."

Wersi Wersimatic WM7 Drum Machine

Published on Dec 25, 2018 ChapelOne Music

"A quick run-through since there don't seem to be any video of this thing.
Very rare, great sounding, German, analog drum machine from the late 70's.

No effects or compression added."

The "Drum Machine Rhythm Dictionary" by Sandy Feldstein & Roland The Synthesizer Synth Books

via this auction

I believe this is the first post to mention the "Drum Machine Rhythm Dictionary" by Sandy Feldstein. Sandy also wrote this TR-606 book.

Accordign to the listing: :The 'Drum Machine Rhythm Dictionary' by Sandy Feldstein 1988, is a programming guide for many different styles of music including rock, jazz and latin. It includes the styles of the great drummers at the time like Phil Collins, Steve Gadd, Van Halen and more. It is written for the beat boxes of the time such as the Roland TR-707 and the TR-909. The notation given can be used on any current rhythm box, software or stand alone. The book has very faint minor pencil marks easily erased if you want to."

"'The Synthesizer' copywrite Roland Corp.1979, is a complete course on how to program analog synthesizers. Even though this is analog the concepts are the same in the digital world. There is a lot of good information here. It goes from the very basics of electronic synthesis to how to create different sounds such as percussion and strings."

You can find electronic copies of Roland The Synthesizer here.

AP GSP-1 Rackmount Panpot Synth Mixer?

via this auction

Description doesn't say what this is. It appears to be a panning mixer, but for what? If anyone knows what this is, feel free to comment.

Modal Electronics 008 Polysynth Synthesizer

via this auction

"Rolf Maier Bode's youtube video shows just what this brooding monster of a synth can do: [previously posted here]

My 008 has the original leather end cheeks, and does not have the digital FX expansion board. Includes original inner and outer Modal boxes.

In great condition following very light use only in home studio (never gigged). Volume pot is very slightly crackly when moved quickly for the first time in a while."

Moog Rogue Vintage 80's Monophonic Analogue Synthesiser SN 5366x

via this auction

"It has recently come from a service including a tune up and full calibration to factory specifications. It is sounding great and a pleasure to play.

The service included a deep clean inside and out. The keybed and contacts were also cleaned and lubricated. The machine was fully re-caped using only high quality, high temperature Panasonic and Nichicon components for longevity and reliability. Also all the sliders and switches were cleaned and lubricated. This unit had a thorough test and full 24hr burn in period to ensure the synth is functioning to its full capacity."

Analogue Solutions Telemark-K

via this auction

"Earlier model without ring mod. Great SEM sounds, patchability and flexibility. Will include power cable and a new set of Hosa modular patch cords."

Macbeth M5

via this auction

Solina String Ensemble Model 1 VS Solina String Synthesizer

Published on Dec 25, 2018 pontusberghe

"The very first model Solina String Ensemble compared to the Solina String Synthesizer, which has a Model 2 string section, no effects added.
They sound quite different, the first being obviously drier and less full, but a bit more clear, open and trebly.
The very first Solina has permanently engaged Ensemble effect, a different Divide Down system (three TOS SAH190) and is heavier than later generation Solinas."

Travel case 2x104 HP -Erica Synths with Pico System II and Black series modules

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Dziam Bass

"Hi All.
what's up Guys.??!!!
do you have great new tools as a gift?
I have already uploaded my new travel case 2x104 HP -Erica Synths and I have already played a little.
I moved some modules from Pico System II and added some of the Black series -Erica Synths, here a little bit of fun with the Black Modulator, but the last months were great with this 40% off and I basically have almost all Black series here.(but a few are missing 😂)🤘🤘😀Drums-Pico Drums
now that I've put it together, I've got better visions in one case. Are you spending time with new modules or synths anymore?
#eurorack #modular #synthesizer"

OP-Z Sending Program Change to JU-06

Published on Dec 25, 2018 Matt Craven

"I haven't worked out how to manually change this in the OP-Z settings yet, but I did work out that when OP-Z is on midi channel 1 - pattern 1 sends program change to JU-06 patch 11 (first patch). Pattern 9 changes JU-06 to patch 21 (first patch in bank 2)"


Published on Dec 25, 2018 GLvintageSHOP

"Electronika EM-26 portable vocoder is intended for synthesis the voice or external signals, has internal strings ton-generator, analyzer-synthesizer, modulations and vocoder effects.

Check this item and other vintage stuff on EBAY:" GLvintageSHOP on eBay

Update: some pics via this auction

"Electronika EM-26 portable vocoder is intended for synthesis the voice or external signals, has internal strings ton-generator, analyzer-synthesizer, modulations and vocoder effects.

Control panel include 4 sections: VIBRATO, VOCODER, STRINGS and LEVEL, also panel near left of the keyb for pitch and other control.

VIBRATO section has sliders - accent, depth and rate
VOCODER - chorus knobs (on, mode), mic/vocoder level
STRINGS - on/off, level, violin/cello, sustain
LEVEL - mic, line A, line C
Keyboard PANEL: main level, pitch, interval, octave, pitch bend
CONNECTION (1/4 jack): mic in, line A,C, phones, output, pedal, power.

The supply voltage of the unit - 220-230V/50Hz. For use it with 110/127V, a voltage converter is necessary/ not added.


Free Ableton Live Instrument Holiday Giveaway- The Estey Reed Organ

Published on Dec 24, 2018 Expanding Sound

"download it free at

Laurie Anne

Enjoy this years Holiday Giveaway- Ableton Live Reed Organ Instrument

A fellow musician friend Laurie Ann invited me over to check out her Estey reed organ (or field organ as she referred to it). Naturally I had to sample it! Reeds have such a great sound to them. The pump action style of playing with your feet is very fun. It can be a little on the noisy side, so I decided to sample the organ by filling the chambers with air and letting the reeds play out. I proceeded to sample the organ while pumping it full of air to get the mechanism sound. With your pump pedal potentiometer located in the instrument rack, you can add the amount of foot pump sound into the samples being played. It turned out to be a very cool effect.

The song I made in the demo video came out quite dark. I find it humorous. When I make the demo videos songs for each video I don't start the process with a melody, or even an idea. I usually let the sound itself inspire me to make music based on its tonal structure. In this specific case I think the music was more reactionary. Most Christmas music is so upbeat! All I've heard lately are these holly jolly songs and I think I was just interested in going somewhere else with the tone.

Anyway, I hope you dig the free instrument, and if you can please check out Laurie Annes Music. She was nice enough to let me sample the organ and share with everyone. I think it came out great."

Roland MX-1: 4 Years Later Review

Published on Dec 24, 2018 MR TUNA Music

"The Roland MX-1 is a digital mixer built to work with a combination of different instruments, but especially with Roland-branded USB-specific equipment like the AIRA series, or Roland Boutique series. It's got some unique features like TR-style effect-sequencing, and simulated side-chaining effects... but in some areas I have found a little frustrating.

The day they announced the Roland MX-1 I pretty much knew it was for me. I was already a committed AIRA user with the System-1, TB-3, and TR-8... the MX-1 seemed like a no-brainer with audio/MIDI over USB and additional inputs for my gear.

It's been almost 4 years since getting that 1st MX-1, and my set-up has grown exponentially since then, with more synths and machines, including 2 more MX-1s.

There are strengths and weaknesses to anything, and I try and touch base on what makes the MX-1 unique as compared to other mixers, especially as it fits into my setup, with its playable 'instrument-like' abilities; but also I'll spend some time talking about where it has left me wanting... you know, like a review of some kind.

It's a 4-years-in review!!"

H9 Max MEGA Factory Preset DEMO (No talk) // Eventide H9 Max Demo

Published on Dec 24, 2018 Ron Cavagnaro

"This is an exploration covering most of the Factory FX presets on the Eventide H9. The loop material was sequenced with the synthstrom deluge controlling all of the following instruments and gear: novation circuit, emx1, novation bass station 2, roland system 1 promars plugout, ju-06, jp08, jx03, rc505 loopstation, mx1 performance mixer.

The EMX1 was not affected by the aux send that was used on the MX1 in order to maintain how the effects may feel in a full mix. The aux send also uses some dry signal because it sounded better using a balance of both.

Please note that this is the H9 MAX, which includes all of the algorithms, if you get a lower version, such as H9 Core it will not have all of these presets!


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