MATRIXSYNTH: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

K-POWER 1 Synth Patches for KURZWEIL K2000/2500/2600/PC3K

Published on Dec 15, 2019

You can find them here.

"This unique collection is created to give the best Synth and Pad Sounds for your KURZWEIL K2000/2500/2600/PC3K.

Recharge your Kurzweil synthesizer with custom patches, designed by Oscillator. This is a collection of 100 patches ready to Load'N'Play for all K-family and PC3K synths!

The package contains 2 versions of the K-Power file, that is, the native KRZ file, as well as the SYX file. Therefore you can choose which way is more convenient to load into your Kurzweil: copy the KRZ file on a floppy diskette, or load the SYX file from your PC or Mac computer to the synthesizer.

All patches in this collection are based on standard internal ROM wavetable and do not require any Orchestral or Contemporary Expansion Boards. No external samples are used here either. That means - these sounds are ready to play on any KURZWEIL K2000/2500/2600/2661/PC3K keyboard or rack synthesizer with every OS version!"

Korg MS-20 mini - Dec 17, 2019

Published on Dec 17, 2019 SynthMania

Korg MS-20 mini synth || Korg SQ-1 sequencer || Zoom MS-70CDR effects
0:00 Folpone
2:32 Barabba
3:43 Dragamine
5:55 Caramba

Ciat Lonbarde Plumbutter 2 - 01

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Jae Ryan

"Just got my Plumbutter in today. Unfortunately I leave for 10 days of work in the morning but here's a little jam that came out of my first few minutes with it, straight into an OTO BAM!

I didn't record the actual recording of the patch as I was too in the zone but I figured the Plumbutter is gorgeous enough to look at for 6 or so minutes :D"

Synthetic Soundlabs Pays a Rare Visit to Bell Lab's VODER Speech Synthesizer From 1939

Update: via Doug: "The console I’m playing is a recreation that was commissioned to me by current Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon. I’m seen here playing it prior to a BL event. Photo by Larry Fast. Also in attendance was Wally DeBacker (Gotye). you can see and hear me play it live on the PBS series 'Breakthrough: History of the Smart Phone' episode [might not be available in your area though]. Narrated by Patrick Stewart, and hosted by former editor of Popular Mechanics, Jim Meigs."

via Synthetic Sound Labs, click through for additional pics.

"For the first time in nearly 80 years, the VODER has been found – well at least some of it. Unfortunately, none of the operator consoles are known to have survived the various archive moves over the years.

On December 15, 2015, SSL’s President Doug Slocum was treated to unprecedented access to the AT&T Archives & History Center in Warren New Jersey to view and record the uncovering of two of the original equipment racks used to train VODER operators in preparation for the Bell System’s 1939 Worlds Fair exhibit."

Check out this post for an old black and white video demo of the VODER when working. You can find a handful of additional posts mentioning the VODER here.

This one was spotted and sent in via M Me.

Fireball (I Want You)

Published on Dec 17, 2019

Spot the Waldorf Wave.

"Yazoo goes Alan Walker with lead vocals from a Robot. Add intelligent and deep lyrics and you will get the picture ;)

The song is called Fireball (I Want You)

Composed and produced by"

Korg Minilogue Classic PHAT Analog Brass Synthesizer Rik Marston

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Rik Marston Official

"#korgminilogue #korgminiloguexd #analogsynthesizersamples
"Korg Minilogue Classic PHAT Analog Brass"
Synthesizer Demo by Rik Marston
***Watch in HD!!*** ***Turn it UP!!*** ***No Talking!!!***

Still worth every cent, the Korg Minilogue 'Classic'
sounds incredible in a mix. I still like to use the 'Classic'
when I really want the PURE ANALOG BITE it can provide.
On the XD I find I like the unique Digital Waveforms....
Super cool! I love Korg Analog & Digital synths!"

miRack - First Ambient Patch! - "Pools of Tide"

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Electronisounds Audio

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"miRack - My First Ambient Patch! - "Pools of Tide"


I'm very excited about the miRack modular synthesizer app on iPad!

In this video, I show an uber-chilled ambient patch I was lucky enough to patch together last night! This is not a tutorial per se, I am just sharing some beautiful music with you!

I hope you enjoy!"

ARP 2600 with custom Keytar modifications

via this auction

"ARP 2601 V1 with a custom 'keytar' setup, keytar cable, and travel lid. If you want to do Edgar Winter solos, this is for you.

Everything is working perfectly on this synth and it is in tune. The sliders travel smoothly and there isn't any static or odd behavior associated with them. The reverb tank sounds great. It has the highly sought after 4012 filter module. The keytar modifications were professionally done and can be easily switched out if you want to employ MIDI & CV control instead. There is a custom XLR socket on the right side of this synth. The keyboard has strap buttons installed and connects to a 40 foot stage cable."

I used to think Edgar Winter carried the full ARP 2600. He only carried the keyboard on stage of course.

Elbphilharmonie - GAMMON (live)

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Modular Synthesizer Ensemble

Pretty cool to see a modular performance in a space and setting like this. The piece is minimal, but let it develop.

9000 Foot Piano Add-On for the Sequential Prophet XL

via Sequential

"Christian Henson of Spitfire Audio has released The 900 Foot Piano, the latest offering in his Pianobook project of notable pianos.

The 9000 Foot Piano spotlights an exceptional Yamaha baby grand piano that has been featured on countless soundtracks and records. The Add-On is available for free download at the Pianobook site and is offered in a variety of formats, including a Prophet X/XL compatible version.

Pianobook a collective sample project that aims to bring together a community of like-minded music makers to talk about their stories through the pianos they use, admire, and are inspired by. It is Henson’s belief that every piano has a story and that by sampling the instrument and telling its story, a whole new world of inspiring sounds, textures, and instruments can be created. As Henson puts it, “Pianobook is a place to share stories, create something extraordinary, and learn something new about each other and our ourselves.”

Check out the history of The 9000 Foot Piano in this video."

Published on Sep 20, 2019 Christian Henson Music

Find out more about Ross' work here:

Sequential Prophet 12 Synth Jams by Shook

Studio Days: Synth Jam! Published on Apr 4, 2019 shookmusic

"Hey all, it's been a while since my last post. Time for a little Synth Jam! Just a little video I made having fun with the Prophet 12.

Going a little bit back to my electronic roots on this video. Hope you enjoy, just as much as I enjoy working on the new music! 😊❤"

Studio Days 02: Polymoog & Prophet 12 Doodle

Published on Feb 4, 2019 shookmusic

"Hi all, here is a little doodle on the Prophet 12 and Polymoog 203A featuring my studio cat. ❤👀😊🎧"

Studio Days 01

Published on Jan 29, 2019 shookmusic

"Hi all,
Hope you are all well. I am spending many days in my little studio room. I am experimenting a lot with sound, sketching ideas, recording new melodies, memories, experiences...
I thought it would be cool to share some videos how I work and what goes on in my head. Here is the first video of a new video series called 'Studio Days'.
Hope you all enjoy. Thanks all for following my journey.
-Jasper, Shook


Gear & Equipment:
Synthesizer: Sequential Prophet 12
Piano: Yamaha Electric Grand CP70B (direct line in + microphones)
Microphones: Neumann TLM 102 (middle for mid tones), Beyer Dynamic MC930 (right for the high notes),
Zoom H5 (for the location recordings of birds and nature)
Pre amp: Audient ASP880"

Synth Spotting with Jonzun Crew - Space Cowboy (Official Music Video)

Published on Jul 23, 2019 Tommy Boy

"Tommy Boy Music is a legendary Hip Hop & Electronic record label founded in New York City in 1981. The label is credited with launching the careers of notable legends Afrika Bambaataa, Coolio, Queen Latifah, House of Pain, De La Soul, and Naughty By Nature."

Heard about this one via Robert Ginsburg in the comments of this EML-500 post. Apparently there is a German performance for the song featuring an EML 500. I couldn't find it, but I did find the above which features a Minimoog and Oberheim FVS based on the size, and I believe a Rhodes piano.

Here's another track with the Minimoog panel down, an Arp Solina, and a couple of other synths.

Jonzun Crew - Pack Jam Show Tv (1983)

Published on Dec 14, 2009 d12n

"Live performance of the seminal Electro group Jonzun Crew's legendary single Pack Jam (look out for the OVC) on the german TV show Formel Eins in 1983. The crew consists of Michael Jonzun, Soni Jonzun, Maurice Starr & Captain Fingers."

Dreadbox Erebus V3 - 50 Custom Patches

Premiered Nov 29, 2019 Anton Anru

Dreadbox Erebus 3 - "Floating Matter" - 50 Patches

"Several months ago we took the synth for a test and we fell in love with it immediately. So we decided to create the soundset to express our passion to Erebus.

The bank consists of 50 patches:
10 Bass
16 Leads
8 Pads
10 Plucks
6 Sequences

As the synth is fully analog, there’s no way to save timbres.
The only way to share the patches is a «classical» cookbook, a catalog with images of the patches.

Also, you get an audio file, demo for each patch, in order to listen to the way it should sound if the patch is recreated correctly.

Moreover each page of the catalog includes notes that help you to create the patch or give the ideas of how to tweak it after it’s done.

Each patch includes modulation via ModWheel.
This gives an opportunity to control expression of the timbre and morph the sound between different states.

The patches are of different level of complexity.

Some are quite simple, musical and suitable for many purposes.
Some are pretty tricky and will delight the experiments lovers.

The heart of the synth is its patchbay.
For creating different kind of timbres up to 6 patchcords were used.

Make sure you have at least 6 patchcords to recreate these patches."

Novation Peak & OTO Machines BAM

Published on Dec 17, 2019 3rdStoreyChemist

Ghost In Translation SimpleSynth FM AM RING Teensy Based Eurorack Module

Published on Dec 16, 2019 Ghost In Translation

"I finally 'finished' my custom synth SimpleSynth.

SimpleSynth is a Teensy based synth with the main objective to keep it simple (code wise and hardware wise).

Timestamps at the bottom!

In this demo I was sending MIDI notes via USB to the synth and I recorded the audio raw coming also through USB.

- FM, AM and Ring synthesis with 1 carier and 1 modulator
- Polyphonic synth, Arpeggiator and Drone modes
- Controllable modulator gain and frequency
- Controllable Attack, Decay, Release
- MIDI over USB
- MIDI through the Hobbytronics USB Host Board Controller
- Audio jack output
- Audio over USB

I used a Teensy 3.2 because Teensy 4.0 is not yet capable of all the USB possibilities and will be ready in a few months probably. So I will post an update when I test it with Teensy 4.0.

All the sources are on Github

Stay in touch
Bandcamp -
Instagram -

00:10 Raw audio demo start
00:12 Release
00:32 Attack
00:48 Decay
01:13 Synth FM
01:15 Modulator amplitude
01:22 Modulator Frequency
02:35 Synth FM x10
03:50 Synth AM
04:20 Synth AM x10
04:55 Synth Ring
05:38 Arpeggiator
05:50 Arp Time
06:30 Drone
06:35 Drone Frequency
07:24 Drone with reverb
09:18 Weird Ambiant with reverb
10:08 Synth with reverb

Let me know what you think!"

Rossum Electro-Music Releases Assimil8or 2.0 Software

via Rossum Electro-Music

"(Scotts Valley, CA, December 17, 2019) — Rossum Electro-Music has announced the release of Software Version 2.0 for their Assimil8or Phase Modulation Sampler Eurorack module.

Designed to provide a powerful, flexible sampling engine for modular synthesis, the Assimil8or Multi-Timbral Phase Modulation Sampler module is the latest incarnation of Dave Rossum’s decades-long pioneering of affordable professional sampling technology. Assimil8or 2.0 software brings a host powerful new features and major workflow enhancements. Taken together, they result in Assimil8or's evolution into an even more powerful and easy-to-use sampling module.

Assimil8or 2.0 software is a free download for current Assimil8or owners. It can be downloaded at

Key new Assimil8or 2.0 features include:

Pure Acid | Groovebox App of 2019? | haQ attaQ

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Jakob Haq

"Dmitrij Pavlov aka JimAudio has done it again! Pure Acid is an Amazing Groovebox for iPad and iPhone and it packs a very intuitive Sequencer that has been tailored for ease of use, instant inspiration and all-nighter jams. This is without a doubt one of the most fun Music Apps I’ve had the privilege of working with during 2019. In this video I’m diving very deep into the Bassline Sequencer, because apart from the awesome FX section, the Sequencer really is a gem in this one. Seems like 303 day swung around and came right back again.

#PureAcid #Groovebox #TB303


AE MODULAR REVIEW — the affordable modular we’ve all been waiting for?

Published on Dec 17, 2019

"What is AE Modular and is it the affordable modular we've all been waiting for? Let's find out. Sponsored by Skillshare. Get a 2 month free trial here:"

BoBeats links:
►Patches & samples
►Circuit Patches:

4ms Spherical Wavetable Navigator - Patch

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Richard Devine

"Pure bliss this morning creating swarming harmonic crystal swells with the Spherical Wavetable Navigator. Running the self-modulation mode on the SWN to modulate the inner timbre/spread parameters and the slow sequencing of the pitches. The SWN was externally clocked using a 4ms QCD, then from there the clock was multiplied out to two Qu-bit Octone modules that played at a 32nd pulse rate-controlling one mutable instruments Braids, and a 2hp plucked VCO. The mix out of the Spherical Wavetable Navigator was sent into a Makenoise Qpass, then into the 4ms DLD and Topographic Delay modules for the reversing cascading delay effects."

MiniMoog surprise!

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Jordan Rudess

"My new MiniMoog and the amazing world of miniaturized classic keyboards created by Ronaldo Rolt."

That's one mini Mini. Check out more miniature synths here.

Behringer Neutron + Eurorack DEMO [Nanotech]

Published on Dec 17, 2019 gstormelectro

"Audio and Video by G-Storm Electro c. 2019

Spacey tech demo track. Headphones recommended.

Concurrent Bass + Percussion | Behringer Neutron
Sparse Lead | 101-VCO | 2xVCA | Mutable Clouds
Arpeggio | Basimilus Iteritas Alter | Mutable Rings
Effects | Timefactor | Big Sky
Euro Performance Mix | Infusor-X
Sub-mix | Mackie 802-VLZ3
Sequences | Beatstep Pro
Post-Processing | Cubase 7

Recorded live in 1 shot to Tascam DR-05


VCV Rack Live Stream - NI Raum (free VST)

Published on Dec 11, 2019 Omri Cohen

"If you like what I do and want to support my work, consider joining my crew on Patreon -

Here you can find Raum -
It takes a couple of hours until it appears in the Native Access app so don't worry if it doesn't show right away.

Here's the patch -"


via this auction

This one was spotted and sent in via M Me.

Google translated from the listing:

"Sell ​​my complete Roland System 100 in almost excellent condition!

It is hardly possible to find this system in complete condition!
It was Roland's starting signal in the Era Modular Analog Synthesizer and the cornerstone of their legacy!
Synths like the Jupiter series, the 100M and the System 700 would hardly have been possible without it.

If you sit in front of it, you feel like you're in a cockpit and have all the possibilities of analog synthesis in front of you! When people came to my studio they left Minimoog, Jupiter 8 and co behind when they saw the SYSTEM 100! It takes over and looks in every studio as if it were a complete studio (which it is!)

With all the fun you can have with this system, you must not forget what value you have in front of you! Just the thing in times of low interest rate policy!

The two effects RE-201 and RE 301 are not part of the auction. They fit perfectly into the setup and can be looped in through the mixer. If you are interested in them, please feel free to contact us. A package price would also be possible."

The Rare Welsh Minimoog Model E Synthesizer

This one was spotted and sent in via M Me. You can find a few in previous posts here. There was a period when Moog went out of business and Bob Moog ran Big Briar. Two individuals grabbed the Moog name, Don Martin (Donimoog) in the US and Alex Winters in the UK / Wales.

Google translated from this German listing:

"For sale is a rare collector's item, a Minimoog Model E.

Only about 3-5 of these were built. The manufacturer was Moog by Alex Winter from Wales. When Bob Moog lost the naming rights to his original company in the USA, Alex Winter from Wales bought it for Europe and built a handful of Minimoogs. The condition is very good, except for a scratch on the panel in the right control panel.

It has the same features as the Minimoogs from the USA, but also has PWM for the oscillators and has MIDI.
The sound is absolutely identical to the other Minimoogs.

The buyer can look forward to a well-kept, very rare device, which has the advantage of being significantly younger than the old Moogs and can be integrated into a modern setup due to the midi connection.

I took over the device from a friend who owns a large collection of synthesizers, who bought the device through the company 'Touched-by-Sound'."

EMS Synthi A Mk.I 1971 Vintage w/Extensive Mods

via this auction

Appears to be same as this one from November with new pics. I love the colored knobs on these.

"This is the most fully featured and best sounding Synthi you will find.

It combines the earliest and best-generation sound (Mk.I) with a huge list of modifications which expand even further the range of sound possibilities as well as make for easy interfacing with the modern studio.

Modifications include CV/gate controls, filter unslew, oscillator sync, matrix buffering + tempcos for pitch stability, trapezoid inversion, and ten-turn input scaling pots for precise control of pitch tracking. More details about the modifications available on request to serious buyers.

Unit was recently serviced (+ additional mods performed) in early 2018 by a well-known tech in Belgium, perhaps the best EMS tech in the world. Absolutely no expense was spared to make this a top of the line instrument."

Akai AX60 Vintage Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

"This is a very unique and brilliant sounding synth based on the CEM 3394 'synth-on-a-chip' that was also found in the Sequential Six Trak, Multi-Trak, MAX, etc. On the outside, this synth looks familiar enough, but once you start tweaking it, you can get some interesting and unpredictable results."

Sequential Circuits Prophet-600 w/ Gligli Upgrade SN 1014J

via this auction

Waldorf Kyra FPGA Synthesizer

via this auction

First one I've seen listed.

Access Virus TI2 Desktop

via this auction

Roland MKS-80 Rev 4 SN 450102 with MPG-80 Programmer

via this auction

ARP Axxe Refurbished

via this auction

Moog Model D Improvisation by Shook

Published on Dec 11, 2019 shookmusic

"I am working on a new way to perform live. I like this minimal approach, just one synth maybe some effects, a drum computer and maybe for some songs some backing tracks (because I won't be touring with a band yet).
What do you think?

No midi was used and no overdubs. Just one take.

The Model D re-issue has the benefit of modulating the filter cutoff with velocity for more expressive playing.

In the second part of the improvisation I got a little bit carried away, and it wen't to a more dark / funky direction."

Minimoog Model D + Juno 60 synth jam

Published on Dec 16, 2019 shookmusic

"I love the Moog Model D (reissue) for it's bass and leads.
Today it's joined with the classic Roland Juno 60 with classic chorus enabled. Later in the video the Moog Model D becomes the lead synth and I enabled the EHX Memoryman delay.

Drums were edited in post and some compression and Valhalla Vintage Verb was used. All synth parts were live unedited, no over dubs or midi used.

Thanks all for your lovely comments and support. Will try to keep you posted about my progress in live performing again with these little videos. You support means a lot to me. It is truly appreciated..! Much love, -J"

Polymoog 203A Synthesizer: A Sonic Exploration

Published on Dec 17, 2019 shookmusic

"The Polymoog 203A is such an inspiring instrument. I think it's a very mysterious synthesizer. This video is a personal 'sonic exploration'. I tried to capture how I would use it's sounds to create music.

1. Beat 1 0:00
2. Strings 1 2:17
3. Sample And Hold 3:56
4. Beat 2 5:26
5. Strings 2 7:10

Everything has been recorded using an Audient ASP880 pre-amp / Audient ID22 Audio interface.
Chapter 1 and 4 has an EHX Frequency Shifter enabled in it's signal chain for slow movement. Drums are (samples) from a Korg Minipops. In post the sound has been processed using Waves SSL Compressors and Valhalla Vintage Verb.

In almost all chapters I only have the VCF (voltage controlled filter) with it's own envelope generator enabled in the Polymoog's master gain controls. I did this because this way I can sculpt it's sound more to my liking. It's envelope generator is however monophonic, so there is 're-triggering' happening each time you play something polyphonic. You hear this 're-triggering' best in chapter 1. You could see this as a limitation, but I think it forces you to play more creatively.

Thanks all for your nice comments and support, it is truly appreciated..!

CVquencer for iOS

Published on Dec 12, 2019 3AlanC

"CVquencer controlling a Pittburgh Modular system via an Expert Sleepers ES-8 DC-coupled audio interface."

Published on Dec 11, 2019 3AlanC

"Using CVquencer to play some classic sequences."

CVquencer calibrating an analog synthesizer

Published on Dec 17, 2019 3AlanC

"CVquencer is using a MOTU UltraLite Mk4 to control a Dreadbox Erebus with CV/Gate. Two outputs from the UltraLite are connected to the CV and Gate inputs of the Erebus and the audio output from the Erebus is connected to one of the UltraLite's inputs. The Erebus is set to play a basic triangle wave from a single oscillator to give the best result during calibration. CVquencer generates a series of control voltages and measures the frequencies the Erebus produces: it uses this information to create a tuning table that allows it to output accurate control voltages."

Available on the App Store here for $9.99.

"CVquencer is a step sequencer that can control analog synthesizers using CV/Gate via a suitable audio interface, output MIDI to external instruments, control synthesizer apps running on your iPad, or run stand-alone using its internal sample-based synthesizer.

CVquencer has four layers, each consisting of 16 steps. Each step has an eight stage gate sequencer controlling how it will repeat: individual repeats can be set to a rest, a note or tied to the next repeat. Note length, timing, velocity, modulation, playback probability and glide can all be set per step.

Each layer has its own clock divider and playback direction. Combined with the step repeats this allows CVquencer to create patterns that are far more complex than a typical step sequencer.

• To use CV/Gate an appropriate DC-coupled audio interface and suitable cables are required.
• CVquencer does not function as an Audio Unit plugin since it requires multi-channel access to an audio interface when generating CV/Gate signals."

SAAYM - A CMS GameBlaster clone with a YM2151 too!

Published on Dec 17, 2019 The 8-Bit Guy

via TexElec (note other cards are available)

"The SAAYM sound card is designed for any vintage PC with a standard 8- or 16-bit ISA slot. It has three separate sound chips on board: 2 Phillips SAA1099 programmable sound generators (PSG) and one Yamaha YM2151 FM synthesizer chip with its accompanying YM3012 stereo DAC. The card mixes all three stereo outputs through a high quality TL072 OPAMP and WIMA film capacitors for the best sound possible. The output is line level and uses a single stereo 1/8” or 3.5mm stereo headphone-style jack for output. Amplified stereo speakers with volume adjustments are required.

This card is a fully functional clone of the original GameBlaster or Creative Music System (CMS) card by Creative Labs. The original card used two SAA1099 ICs to generate sound. This card has the necessary circuitry to allow the CMS driver to load, as well as pass detection by games which probe for and support the CMS.

In addition to support for GameBlaster games in DOS, this card also supports playing back VGM files which support the YM2151. There is a great program for DOS called SBVGM which now supports the SAAYM card! Thanks so much to OPLx for assistance adding support for the SAAYM to SBVGM. For more information, please read the attached documentation."

Published on Nov 1, 2019 TexElec

UDO Super 6 Synthesizer - 1st Look Sonic LAB

Published on Dec 17, 2019 sonicstate

"U.D.O. Audio are just down the road from us in Bristol, we've been hoping to get them in to show the new Super 6 Synthesizer - a 12 voice (FPGA oscillators) Binaural synthesizer, with analog VCF and VCA with a stereo audio patch and some interesting new concepts in stereo imaging. Each voice has 2 oscillators, including wavetables, plus high speed and keyboard tracking LFO. Binaural mode halves the voice count to 6, but the stereo width and movement is really lovely to behold.

Designer George Hearn came over to show us as the first batch of cases are in production and they put the last few pieces of the firmware together for release early next year"

Ableton Live Control Integration Comes to AKAI FORCE & MPC

Published on Dec 17, 2019 AkaiProVideo

Ableton Live Control for MPC and Force
Force 3.0.4 | Ableton Live Control Integration
MPC 2.7 | Ableton Live Control Integration


New firmware delivers control of Ableton Live’s session view, mixer, effects and devices via Wi-Fi for Force, MPC X and MPC Live

Ft. Lauderdale FL, USA (December 17, 2019) Akai Professional, a leading manufacturer of music equipment for performers and producers, is proud to announce Force firmware 3.0.4 and MPC firmware 2.7 that include the highly-anticipated Ableton Live Control.

Force and MPC come pre-mapped for deep tactile control of Ableton Live clip launching, mixer panel and of course, Ableton devices. Ableton Live Control functions wirelessly over a Wi-Fi network via Ableton Link. This is an unparalleled level of Ableton integration from a standalone device. Ableton Live Control mode has been carefully designed to enable users to instantly switch between standalone operation and Live Control mode without ever stopping playback from either platform.

With Ableton Control integration, Akai Professional has bridged the standalone and Ableton worlds seamlessly for an unprecedented amount of creative power. The ingenuity of Force and MPC plugin instruments Bassline and Tube Synth, pristine sound processing FX and stellar sample manipulation algorithms, paired with Ableton and the power of clip launching is here and ready for musical ambitions of the most adventurous kind.

Ableton Live Control Features:

• Matrix Tab - The Matrix tab displays an 8x8 section of Live’s Session View marked in the Live GUI by the colored session ring. Users have a complete overview of—and immediate access to—the scenes, clips, play status, recording status as well as control over playback, recording quantize functions and scene/ clip management.

• Mixer Tab – The Mixer Tab provides instant access to Live’s key mixing functions, divided into three views for control of Levels, Main mixer parameters and Sends. Using Force’s touch interface, control any slider/knob or bring up a full screen editor for precise adjustments.

• Device Control Tab – The device tab controls the device on the current track at Ableton Live’s Blue Hand position, providing control and key visual feedback on Ableton Instruments and third-party plugins.

• Control Bar – At the top of the touch user interface, users can customize the Control Bar to display preset displays for Session, Arrangement and Performance modes including BPM, Phase Nudge Down/Up, Metronome, Follow, Overdub, Automation Arm and more.

Dan Gill, Senior Product Manager for Akai Professional said, "With every update, we redefine the products and extend the scope of their capabilities. With these firmware releases for Force and MPC, our standalone platforms join with Ableton Live to provide musicians, performers and producers unparalleled creative possibilities. Following an extensive Beta testing program, and listening to our customer’s feedback, we are delighted to provide the production community with a control solution for Ableton Live, while harnessing the sheer creative power of the world’s greatest standalone production and performance solutions.”

For more information and to download the latest firmware, visit"

UDO Audio - Super 6 workshop @SchneidersLaden

Published on Dec 17, 2019 SchneidersLaden

"George from UDO Audio presented their new synthesizer Super 6 in a workshop at SchneidersLaden. Enjoy the exploration of this fine instrument and the excellent jam session.

The Super 6 is a 12-voice polyphonic, binaural hybrid synthesizer. It is flexible, powerful and refined with a gorgeous analog sound character. Rich and evolving textures can easily be created via the Super-Wavetable core. The results are shapeable using the binaural analog signal path and the flexible modulation system. All in all a very interesting synthesizer for all kinds of electronic music."

WMD CRATER - Eurorack Bass drum module in-depth tutorial

Published on Dec 17, 2019 WMDevices

"Best of both worlds, Crater is an analog/digital hybrid bass drum module for eurorack modular synthesizers that plays as hard as it kicks.

In this video we explore the sound architecture, fetures, and functions of Crater. We cover how to use the Sustian feature, why you would want to sequence 1V/oct on a kick drum, and make a ton of sounds with the manual controls as well with CV."


Nerdseq- Xor Electronics-Euclidean Rhythms

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Dziam Bass

"Today I have a small video using the EUCLIDEAN RHYTHMS function from the latest soft 1.20v for Nerdseq from XOR
This is a very cool feature, as I showed in the movie, you have more expander More Trigger 16 you can immediately add matrix euclidean rhytms from the marked place, just enter the sounds you can add and subtract them from the marked place, it's best to see it yourself.

it is great fun and you create completely new rhythms.
Here use Kickall-Befaco
Hatz-Patching panda
2 x Pico Drums -Erica Synths

Roland MC303 Live Set

Published on Dec 17, 2019 Geylo Follen

Track 01 0:00
Track 02 2:50
Track 03 6:09
Track 04 9:56
Track 05 12:34
Track 06 15:38
Track 07 18:43
Track 08 21:33
Track 09 24:30
Track 10 27:11
Track 11 30:02
Track 12 32:23
Track 13 35:50
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IK Multimedia Introduces New Hammond B-3X iPad App

Published on Dec 17, 2019 ikmultimedia

Hammond B-3X for iPad Overview

"The first real Hammond organ for iPad

Hammond B-3X for iPad is a next-level tonewheel organ app that gives musicians an ultra-authentic Hammond organ experience on their mobile iOS tablet. Hammond B-3X for iPad offers the same incredibly detailed, true-to-life sound, flexible full-rig signal chain, and advanced tone shaping as the Mac/PC version, but optimized for use on stage.

With Hammond B-3X for iPad, you can get the same soul, passion and vibe of a real B-3 from a rig that weighs less than 1/100th of the real thing! Learn more at"

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