MATRIXSYNTH: Friday, December 20, 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019

Metasonix 4u tube oscillators, filters & mangler + Serge Modular

Published on Dec 20, 2019 FOR channel

Patch of the week 37: ARP Odyssey – Fun with Filters and Drive

Published on Dec 20, 2019 Korg

"Getting the most out of your Odyssey’s filter- Korg’s ARP Odyssey has three different filter designs that appeared on Odysseys over the course of the original production run of the synth in the 1970’s. Here’s how to make them growl and scream."

Korg Patch of the Week videos

Modal Electronics 008 8-Voice Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer w/ Digital I/O Card

via this auction

Moog One 8-Voice, Tri-Timbral, Polyphonic, Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

Moog Matriarch - All Playing No Talking

Published on Dec 20, 2019 Kraft Music

"Find exclusive Moog BUNDLES at Kraft Music:

The long days of summer are behind us as we face the harsh cold winter ahead. Luckily, we have the Moog Matriarch around to comfort us with her warm analog sound. Kraft Music's very own Adam Berzowski harnesses the power of four voices on the Moog Matriarch!

The Moog Matriarch is a patchable 4-note paraphonic analog synthesizer with a built-in sequencer, arpeggiator, stereo ladder filters, and stereo analog delay. Based on the vintage circuitry of classic Moog synthesizer modules, the Matriarch can create rich harmonic shapes with its four notes of paraphony or massive, 4-oscillator monosynth textures by stacking the VCOs. With 90 modular patch points, the Matriarch is also an ideal processor of external sound sources and a powerful keyboard frontend for expanding eurorack modular systems and other Moog semi-modular synths.

Looking for a bundle? Please contact us for a great deal on a custom Moog Matriarch package. Our knowledgeable Sales Advisors are happy to assist with finding the solution that's right for you!"

Introducing the Blind Monk Instruments Navigator - Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer

Published on Dec 20, 2019 Blind Monk Music

"Introducing the Navigator, a polyphonic analog synthesizer an affordable analog synthesizer with tons of modulation capabilities, unique sounds, sequencer, chord memory, automation, automatic sequence generator, and more."

Navigator Features

Published on Dec 20, 2019 Blind Monk Music

"Going through some of the features of the Blind Monk Instruments Navigator"

"Navigator is polyphonic analog synth with a great sound and tons of modulation capabilities.

Each voice has:
2 Oscillators + Sub Oscillator + Ring Modulator
3 LFOs
2 ADSR envelops
2 pole fully resonant low pass filter
saw, pulse, and ring modulator wave shapes

64 step sequencer
chord memory mode
artificially intelligent sequence generator
oscillator shape control for double saw tooth, pulse wave, and ring modulation
unique ring modulator timbre control

Polyphonic, Duophonic, Unison, and Mono modes
150 patch storage locations
10 sequencer / chord memory storage locations
10 different sequence generator algorithms

sequencer automation control for all main menu functions
dozens of modulation destinations
millions of possible sounds

capable of loading different sounds for each of the four voices
full of cross modulation capabilities
square, triangle, saw, ramp, sample + hold, unique quad sine LFO shapes

unique architechure
With all other DCO synthesizers, each voice is locked to the same master frequency. In the Navigator, each voice has an independent frequency. This allows for stability while also creating a natural analog sound and phasing between oscillators.

velocity control of the filter envelope, the attack, and glide for greater performance control
LFO one can be synced between all voices or free running as well as synced via MIDI
Sequencer MIDI sync
MIDI control over all parameters"

Behringer WASP: First look & Walkthrough

Published on Dec 20, 2019 Starsky Carr

"Review and demo of the Behringer WASP Deluxe Synth including a quick walkthrough.

Oscillators 6:37
LFO 10:29
Filter 11:56
VCF ENV 15:23
VCA ENV 16:35
2 Sounds 17:35
Conclusion 19:30"

Behringer Crave Synth with OBNE Minim Delay/Reverb

Published on Dec 20, 2019 Perfect Circuit

"Here are a few quick sounds with the Behringer Crave synth through the Old Blood Noise Endeavors Minim delay and reverb pedal. The Crave is a single oscillator semi-modular synth with a built in sequencer. The Crave oscillator is 3340 chip based design and the filter is a steep cutoff 24db/octave Moog style filter.

Old Blood Noise Endeavors Minim is both a delay and reverb effect in one pedal. The Minim is great for ambient sounds as well as glitchy effects. The delay can be reversed and the reverb tails can be infinite.

Crave available here:

Minim available here:"


Published on Dec 20, 2019 LESINDES

"Tweaking some FACTORY PRESETS of tiny sound monster MFB DOMINION CLUB. The synth is featuring 2 VCOs + 1 FM OSCILLATOR, a 24 dB multimode VCF and 2 LFOs."


via this auction

4-part multi-timbral with 4 separate outs
2-Oscillator Virtual Analog Subtractive synthesis, with Frequency Modulation, Hard and Soft Sync and True Voice Unison
Morph and Variation performance controls
Wavetable synthesis, including unique Formant Wavetables
12/24 dB Low-pass, High-pass, Band-pass filter section plus transistor ladder filter simulations
2 LFO/Arpeggiator sections and Mod Env section with flexible routing possibilities
LFO, Arpeggiator and Delay can be synchronized to the Master Clock (or external MIDI-Clock)
Crush, Talk and Distortion, Reverb, Delay effects (available per slot)
2x oversampled sound engine
49-key velocity sensitive keyboard

"The Nord Lead 4 Performance Synthesizer Keyboard is a great 49-note, 4-part multi-timbral synthesizer featuring 2 oscillators per voice and 20-voice polyphony. The Nord Lead 4 is the ultimate performance synth, fully jam-packed with performance enhancing features such as the integrated filters and multi-timbral design. It boasts two LFO sections as well as a modulation envelope. The oscillators feature FM, Hard and Soft Sync modes. The Lead 4 is a subtractive synth with a range of selectable waveforms including Saw, Square, Sine, Triangle, Pulse and PWM. It also features built-in effects for added expression including a compressor, reverb/delay, comb filter and others."


via this auction

Roland SH-5

via this auction

Black Oberheim OB-1 SN 0535

via this auction

"This is the (black) MK1 which sounds a lot better than the (grey) MK2.."


Last Call for Novation London Pop-Up Store

via @WeAreNovation

"This weekend is your final chance to visit us at our #NovationLondon pop-up store in Shoreditch - come and say hi and get a free Find Your Sound t-shirt with all Launchpad X purchases in store this weekend. Doors close on Sunday >>>" Details Here

SoundsDivine 'Binary Worlds 1' - Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2

Published on Dec 20, 2019 SoundsDivine111

"Preview of the presets from the 'Binary Worlds 1' soundset for Spectrasonics' Omnisphere 2"

First steps on the Behringer TD-3 by "Acid Zoo"

Published on Dec 19, 2019 Acid Zoo

Some stop motion with the TD-3 in via Acid Zoo.

"My first track with the Behringer TD-3.
The blue TD-3 sounds the best!! ;)"

Drums: Monade Sounds Pure909 plugin.

50-year-old Rhythm Machine with Midi! & Joe Jackson's - Steppin' Out

Published on Dec 20, 2019

"My Roland TR-77 / Rhythm -77 is just back from surgery after it had a Unipulse midi kit installed.

Here's Tubbutec's page on it:

Here's the other videos I mentioned:

Sampling the TR-77: [below]

Processing with the Maxon RM-60: [posted here]

Thanks for watching!"

Sampling Vintage Rhythm Machines [INCLUDES FREE SAMPLES]

Published on Sep 12, 2019 Alex Ball

"I love the sound of old analogue rhythm machines, but I always wanted to be able to program them like my drum machines. Without the knowledge or skill to modify them, I thought that maybe multi-sampling them would give me what I was after.

I’m over the moon with the results and I think that the Kontakt multi versions sound awesome. Hopefully you’ll have fun with them too!


Bit of background: Although the earlier rhythm machines were intended to accompany lone musicians (mainly organists) and were controlled with start/stop footswitches, they do crop up in a few records.

The “Cha-Cha” preset from the TR-77 appears in Ultravox’s “Hiroshima Mon Amour” and it’s apparently the (rather processed) rhythm machine heard at the start of Squeeze’s “Take me I’m yours”. The seemingly popular “Cha-Cha” also appears at the start of Duran Duran’s “Girls on Film” albeit at a different pitch (perhaps done with tape speed).

The earlier version of the Rhythm 55B (the Rhythm 55) was also the very unit used by Joe Jackson on “Steppin’ Out”. In fact, he’s recently been bringing it out on tour with him: [below]

The Korg is a bit of a hanger on being released in 1982 given that 808s, LinnDrums and DMXs were out by then. The Roland CR-5000 and CR-8000 also snuck into the 80s, but they were really at the end of this kind of instrument that had its heyday in the late 60s and 70s.

Instruments used in this video:
Roland Rhythm 77 / TR-77 (1972)
Korg Rhythm 55B / KR-55B (1982)
Roland SH-1000 (1973)
Korg MS-20 (1978)
ARP Odyssey model 2813 (1975)
Roland Juno-6 (1982)"

Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out (Studio version, Joe explains the song) - Live in Italy 2019

Published on Mar 20, 2019

Studio version, with the original drum machine!
Four Decade Tour
Rome, 19 March 2019
Auditorium Conciliazione

Novation // SL MkIII 1.2 Update - Spencer Zahn & Jacob Bergson: 'Cyanotype' live

Published on Dec 20, 2019 NovationTV

"Jacob Bergson and Spencer Zahn perform Spencer's 'Cyanotype' live, in-studio, in London. By using two Novation SL MkIII’s, a Novation Bass Station II, Moog Sub37, Eurorack modular synthesizer, Ableton Live, and upright bass, Zahn and Bergson are able to play, modulate, and sequence all elements of the song live.

You can now download the latest firmware update for the SL MkIII straight from Novation Components - we've added some of your most asked-for new features and workflow enhancements, making our flagship controller keyboard for Ableton Live (and other DAWs) more powerful and versatile than ever. SL MkIII 1.2 also squashes a few bugs and improves general stability.

--- Discover the SL MkIII 1.2 Update:

--- Find out more about the SL MkIII:

--- Connect with Spencer Zahn & Jacob Bergson:

Update details:

"The latest firmware for the SL MkIII rewards users’ patience (thank you for bearing with us) with the addition of your most asked-for new features and workflow enhancements, making our flagship controller keyboard for Ableton Live (and other DAWs) more powerful and versatile than ever. SL MkIII 1.2 also, of course, squashes a few bugs and improves general stability.

We’re already accepting feature requests on the next update, too, so if you have an idea for a useful SL MkIII function, let us know via our Synth Owners group on Facebook.

Microstep editing

The Sequencer resolution has been increased to incorporate 6 microsteps per step, enabling notes to be positioned off the grid for the programming of subtle timing variations, fast triplet runs, glitchy repeats and more.

Step View pattern scrolling

The Up and Down buttons can now be used to scroll through all your loaded sequencer patterns for viewing and editing, without deselecting the pattern currently playing. This is of particular benefit to live performers, who can make changes to upcoming patterns on the fly – whether they’re in a chain or running individually – before they’re actually played.

Assignable Aftertouch

Giving your SL MkIII performances an expressive boost, Aftertouch has been made assignable to any MIDI CC you like within Components. Now you can use key pressure to control anything in your DAW or synth capable of receiving MIDI, from opening a filter or modulating oscillator pulse width, to increasing the depth of a distortion effect or detuning a unison stack.

More responsive knobs

We’ve increased the responsiveness of the SL MkIII’s rotary encoders for deeper, smoother adjustment of parameters over a shorter rotational distance, with no audible stepping.

Increased Gate length

With the maximum step length doubled to 32, you can record and sequence longer MIDI notes within patterns, for more complex and expressive tracks.

Enhanced NRPN Control

As well as outputting the full range of MIDI CCs, The SL MkIII 1.2 now also communicates with all NRPN-enabled devices. Not only does this greatly expand its hardware control remit, it also lets you manipulate viable parameters at higher resolution than standard MIDI allows.

And that’s not all, of course! SL MkIII 1.2 introduces plenty more workflow fixes and improvements – fire up Components to see the full list of additions and changes, and download the update."

Soniccouture Blanks: Drum Machine

Soniccouture Blanks: Drills Demo Published on Dec 20, 2019 Soniccouture

"A quick beat written using the Drills module in Soniccouture's Blanks drum sampler.
This allows you to roll and drill different elements of your beat at quickly changing rates, with pitch dives and granular scanning through the sample. Drills can be triggered from your MIDI controller, DAW, or the Beat Tools sequencers."

Soniccouture Blanks: Drum Machine Walkthrough

Published on Dec 20, 2019 Soniccouture

"A tour of Soniccouture's Blanks Drum Sampler, a drag and drop Kontakt instrument that allows you to shape and sequence your own samples and create your own kits using Soniccouture's acclaimed drum tools"

Westlicht Performer Sequencer

Published on Mar 4, 2019 Markt Modular Synth

"An initial jam with the new open source Westlicht Performer Sequencer - this is a great module if you SDIY!"

Westlicht Performer Sequencer #2

Published on Mar 21, 2019 Markt Modular Synth

"Another play with the new Westlicht Performer Sequencer"

Take Full Control Of Your Synthesizers with TA Programming Studio MIDI And CV Interface

Published on Jul 7, 2019 TA Programming

MPE's missing link: The Studio MIDI & CV Interface (at Octagon Studios)

"TA Programming announces availability of Studio MIDI And CV Interface full synthesizer control system debut

LONDON, UK: following a successful showcase in October at Sheffield’s Synthfest UK 2019, billed as being the UK’s biggest synthesizer event, advanced creative technology designer TA Programming is proud to announce availability of its inaugural Studio MIDI And CV Interface full synthesizer control system — capable of controlling multiple synthesizers simultaneously via voltage control outputs and MIDI/USB with extra-low latency while keeping analogue instruments, vintage or otherwise, perfectly in tune with each other — as of December 20…

According to TA Programming CEO/CTO Tim Aviss, 'We designed this interface to be not just a solution to problems that we’d encountered when controlling synthesizers in the past, but to unlock a whole new world of creativity with synthesizers from one interface.'

Yamaha CS-60 Vintage Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

"This CS-60 is fully functional and the panel & tolex exterior is in great condition. Includes lid and legs as well as volume and sustain pedal.

The CS-60 is a classic analog poly synth from Yamaha's excellent CS series. It is similar to the CS-80 with scaled down functionality; featuring 8 voice polyphony, resonant high pass/low pass filter with envelope modulation, ring modulation, pulse width modulation, LFO, and assignable aftertouch."

Korg SB-100 Synthe Bass

via this auction

"This is a tiny synthesizer but with some great features !
This is probably one of the best synthesizer for bass lines, fat and round Bass, but also percussive sounds !
This is definitelya must have in every studio and you will probably not use any other synth for your bass lines anymore after you have tried this one.
This SB-100 has been professionally serviced and is now really to leave the workshop.
- Every potentiometers have been carefully cleaned and lubricated.
- The power rails have been recapped"

PULSAR-23 deep explanation BASS DRUM

Published on Dec 20, 2019 Vlad Kreimer

"A series of demo-videos with a deep explanation of PULSAR-23."


Cocoquantus PPG snippets

Published on Dec 20, 2019 hajimmie

"random coco session snippets featuring PPG synth. well, the last is Nave."

Cocoquantus on Reverb

Nord at NAMM 2020 Teaser

Published on Dec 19, 2019 NordKeyboards

Stay tuned! #iseenord


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