MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, March 21, 2020

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Free Music From Audio Illustrator

Supporting member, James Newman aka Audio Illustrator is offering his music for free during the coronavirus outbreak.

"I have decided to offer 8 of my music albums (ranging from Modular Synth, Jazz, Alan Parsons/Pink Floydesque, Cinematic, and world music) all FREE during this time as we all fight this virus.

Music is medicine for the soul, and while we are all fighting this virus, please help yourself to some of my medicine...freely it has been given to me, and freely I give to you. I hope it will be a blessing to all."

Note the download links in each player below brings up a purchase price of $0 but you can enter anything you want. James Newman let me know he's not looking for donations: "I just want to give back to the everyone who shares this world. We are all in this together."

Modular Synth music:

Jazz music:

Alan Parsons/Pink Floyesque music:

Cinematic music:


No Chance - a synthpop jam on the OP-Z

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Payton Carter

"I've been stuck in the house all week, so I needed to make something a little upbeat today. Here's a happy synthpop jam on the Teenage Engineering OP-Z. The arpeggio track doesn't have an LFO, so I pretty much just noodle with the filter cutoff the entire time. Hope you enjoy!"

JLR Live On 90.7 FM - March 6 2020

Published on Mar 21, 2020 John L Rice

"This was basically a random collection of some old and new ideas I had been working on and 'arranged' in real-time live on air. ;-)

If you found this or any of my other videos helpful or entertaining, please consider tipping? Thank You!

Gear Used:
32" Paiste Earth gong with AKG C411 contact mic and processed with the following gear:
Hotone A-Station mic pre pedal with effects loop
MXR 10 Band EQ pedal
Electro Harmonix Ravish Sitar pedal
TC Electronic Flashback delay pedal
TC Electronic Hall Of Fame reverb pedal
Mackie 402-VLZ3 mixer

Rav Vast Onoleo B steel tongue drum with AKG C411 contact mic and processed with the following gear:
Mackie 1202-VLZ4 mixer
Walrus Audio Julia tremolo/chorus pedal
MXR Octave Fuzz pedal
Strymon DIG delay pedal

Vermona PerFOURmer MkII quad analog synthesizer processed with the following gear:
Mackie 1202-VLZ4 mixer
Meris Mercury7 reverb pedal

Roland RD-64 piano/synth keyboard processed with the following gear:
Mackie 1202-VLZ4 mixer
Meris Mercury7 reverb pedal

Mellotron Micro keyboard processed with the following gear:
Mackie 1202-VLZ4 mixer
Meris Mercury7 reverb pedal

Synthetic Sound Labs Radio Music module processed with the following gear:
Mackie 1202-VLZ4 mixer
Walrus Audio SLO reverb pedal

#JohnLRice #electronicmusic #experimentalmusic"

Patterning for iPhone - Now Available

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Olympia Noise Co.


Patterning for iPhone, App Store Demos

"Patterning for iPhone is free to download on the App Store :"

"PATTERNING, the award winning circular drum machine, is now available on iPhone.

As beautiful as it is powerful, Patterning is a deep and flexible drum machine unlike any you’ve encountered before. With its elegant circular interface, Patterning transforms your phone into a seriously inspiring tool for making beats.

Create dynamic drum patterns with the swipe of a finger. Make evolving, poly-metric rhythms, four-on-the-floor dance party jams, or laid back R&B grooves. Use Patterning’s independent loop settings to explore untapped rhythmic possibilities. Automate parameters to create intricate & complex beats. Record beats. Choose from hundreds of free factory and user created drum kits. Connect to your rig with Inter-App Audio, MIDI, and Ableton Link. Export your beats to perfect audio loops or directly to an Ableton Live Set.

Patterning for iPhone gives you access to the most popular and useful features of Patterning 2 for on-the-go beat making. Free to download, full saving and export features available via In App Purchase.

8 Independent Loops Per Pattern
Unlimited Patterns
Automation Layers like Coarse Tune, Ratcheting, and more.
MIDI Output
Export to Ableton Live Set - Comes with Ableton Live 10 Lite
Export Perfect Audio Loops in WAV or AIFF format, Stereo or Multitrack Output
Export Songs to Patterning 2
Import Songs and Drumkits from Patterning 2 (some limitations apply)
Ableton Link
MIDI Clock Send and Receive
Inter-App Audio Clock
Multi-track Inter-App Audio Output
Hundreds of free factory and user created drum kits
Quantize Pattern Launch
Haptic Feedback!

And more!"

Enya's Boadicea from the Sleepwalkers Soundtrack performed on the Oberheim OB-8 synthesizer

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Sean Christopher Evoking Emotion with Synthesizers

"I've always enjoyed the music of Enya, and Boadicea from Steven King's Sleepwalkers soundtrack has always been one of my favorite tracks by her. I recently acquired an Oberheim OB-8 and thought that it would be a great synth to tackle recreating Boadicea,

My recreation is 100% Oberheim OB-8 and only reverb and delay were used for FX, and was multi-tracked into Cubase 10."

Moog Polymoog Synthesizer Voice Board With Cards & OSC Boards

via this auction

"This listing is for a Moog Polymoog synthesizer voice board with cards. This and a few other parts represent the last of what I acquired awhile ago from an estate of a Moog employee. This is missing one card. But still holds 24. The card slot missing the card is missing one post and should be replaced. Board is not tested."

Vintage Moog Memorymoog Plus LAMM Lintronics Upgrade SN 3203 w/ Original Manual/Docs

via this auction

"Here's your chance to get one of the best poly analog synths ever made. The vintage Moog Memorymoog Plus (serial#3203) with LAMM upgrade (Lintronics Advanced Memorymoog modification). The LAMM upgrade was done around 2001/2002 plus about $1200 shipping cost each way thru ABX logistics. Original shipping label from Germany to USA is still attached. Done directly by Rudi Linhard. That's almost 20 years ago! This is probably one of the earliest unit with this mod. I believe the upgrade now will cost around $8000-$9000 with one year lead time.

I just have a well known bay area tech checked and went through the whole controls. It works & sounds awesome! All 6 voices tunes w/ the autotune at power up (short video uploaded on my instagram page "tristarmusicgear". I can provide his email & cell# if you have specific questions about this synth. No service was needed as it works great.

Cosmetically it is in very good cosmetic condition. Same owner for the last 20 years and it just stayed in a smoke free home environment. Few cosmetic flaws: an indent on the left sidecorner of the led display & scratches on the top chrome panel, scratch on the right side panel. Few marks here & there but looks very good for a 35+ year old synth.

Included are the Anvil Case, original warranty card, owner's manual, 2" thick service schematics, Lintronics manual, & power cord.

Case outside size/dimension: 43 x 21 x 10 inches (weighs 37 pounds). Synth with case weighs approx. 81 pounds"

Siel Cruise

via this auction

"Missing a couple of the little colored caps for the switches. Super underrated."

Quarantine Sessions 2

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Ran Kirlian

"Second live jam recorded during Covid-19 quarantine in my home studio. This live performance follows a similar structure than the previous one, containing different improvised sound environments melted together with a strong presence of a minimal modular system. In this session the main synthesizers were the Soma Lyra-8 and the Nordrack 2x, both reinforced with The Amazing Noises Reverb on the iPad thru Lexicon Omega audio interface. Nordrack is played from Korg Nanokey, connected to the iPad as well and routed with Aum to the Omega interface to the synth MIDI in. Sadly not much can be seen in this video due to bad camera (or artist) position, but I hope you like the music instead.

With this live recordings I’m not only having fun while playing relaxed without my typical time limitations, but also expressing this unique experience of being confined at home, watching the news, seeing the empty streets from my windows and having a social life limited to my wife, my son and my cats beyond the electronic communications.


Part 1 - 00:00
Part 2 - 07:38
Part 3 - 15:23
Part 4 - 23:29
Part 5 - 28:44
Part 6 - 32:43
Part 7 - 35:02
Part 8 - 39:05
Part 9 - 44:08

- Minimal eurorack system
- Soma Lyra-8
- Nordlead Nordrack 2x,

- Apple iPad Pro

- Lexicon Omega audio interface"


Published on Mar 21, 2020 Ebotronix

Enigmatic user scale by Ornament and Crime number of notes: 7
notes (in cents): 0, 100, 200, 400, 600, 800, 1000, 1100

KORG DSS1 VANGELIS Yamaha CS80 spirit

Published on Mar 21, 2020 synths colors

Self Synthesizing

Published on Mar 21, 2020 George Benton

"Playing around with the sequencer to make a pattern with rests instead of straight 8th notes. Ended up making an 8-step + 8-step with different filter/envelope settings on each group using an electronic switch.
Of course, one thing leads to another... :)"

Corona Corona Jam, 21/03/20 #quarantune with Moog Grandmother, Matriarch, Voyager, Mother 32 & DFAM

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Getsemani Music

"So what do you do when you're locked up in isolation? Make music! Here's a contribution to #quarantune; music from the Coronavirus quarantine. I just put on my safety gear, plugged in my IV of Corona serum, and gave it a go with this jam. Stay safe out there!

Moog Voyager: Sirens
Moog Mother 32: Bass Sequence
Moog Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM): Percussion
Moog Matriarch: Melody Sequence
Moog Grandmother: Lead"

See the coronavirus label below for more.

Gotharman’s Little Deformer 3 // Danish Sampler & Synth Jam #TTNM

Published on Mar 21, 2020 THE TUESDAY NIGHT MACHINES

"I received my Gotharman’s Little Deformer 3 and had a little deformed jam =)


The Little Deformer 3 is a Danish groovebox, sampler, synth, effects box, granular processor, analog multi-filter, coffee maker, audio recorder, MIDI & CV and performance sequencer ... and much more, I guess. I’m just scratching the surface here and look forward to dive into it.

More info:"

Introducing Elmyra - a DIY drone synthesizer by Neutral Labs

Published on Mar 21, 2020 nyppy

"This is just a quick demo of my Elmyra prototype. You can easily build this synth yourself. I will share the schematics, PCB and code in a few days. A video detailing all the features is also coming up. Just watch this space or drop me a message.

This is obviously inspired by the Soma Lyra-8, which I love, but it's not a clone at all.

Reverb provided by Eventide Space. Next video will have the dry sound as well. The Elmyra delay can get pretty reverb-y on its own.

#diy #synthesizer #noise"

Note this is the first post to feature Neutral Labs.

Update: additional details here:

TTMC 158 drone and Easel melody

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Todd Barton

"I'm still learning this Tokyo Tape Music Center prototype Dual Sine-Saw Generator 158. Here it is providing the rich, spacious drone while the Buchla Music Easel's Complex oscillator explores the melodic landscape."

Korg NTS-1, Triangular Arpeggiator Jam

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Waveformer

"Here's a simple jam featuring only the Korg NTS-1 synthesizer, using its surprisingly powerful arpeggiator.

My music on Bandcamp:

There's no way to share NTS-1 patches yet, and not easy to read parameters settings, so this is the patch as far as I can remember. Oscillator type Triangle, Sweep rate 0.1. Filter type LP4, Resonance 0%, Rate 9Hz, Depth 50%. Modulator type Flanger, Time 25%. Depth 40%. Reverb type: Submarine, Time max, Depth 60%, Dry: 65%. Tremolo rate 0.2Hz, Tremolo depth 20%. Arpeggiator type d-C, Tempo 69 BPM, Pattern length 19, pattern type varies throughout the jam.

During the jam, I play with filter cutoff, oscillator shape modulation, and switch the arpeggiator between octave, sus4, minor and minor diminished.

The audio is recorded on a Korg KP2S and normalized in Audacity. Video is recorded on iPhoneX. Audio and video is synchronized in DaVinci Resolve 15.

- Korg NTS-1
- Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S (for recording)

- NTS-1 - KP2S (for recording)

- NTS-1 effects: Delay: Ping-Pong, delay time max, depth 60%, dry 25%, Reverb: Submarine, time max, depth 60%, dry 65%
- Tempo: 69 BPM
- Key: Cm"

MIDIMINI V30 Oscillator Demo

Published on Mar 21, 2020 StudioElectronics

"This demo is an attempt to capture the raw power and fatness of the Studio Electronics Midimini V30- High quality monitors or headphones are recommended. We do recommend hearing it 'in person' if at all possible. However if you can not, and are curious to know what the raw oscillators sound like- This video is for you Starting with a single oscillator, various filter and resonance settings, and envelope settings. As the video progresses the sounds get a little more complex and wild."

Midimini V30: Monosynth Polysynth #2

Published on Mar 21, 2020 StudioElectronics

"A Bass Odyssey was planned (and promised) yet a more salient inspiration was followed. And it was/is good. Built on the same shell of our mid-80s ST. REGIS tune, “You Lover Lost,” this vid features a near punishingly poppin’ bass response to the initial backstage band effect, and then drifts purposefully into organy, multi-tracked lead slides; a dreamy Fm gathering of heavenly, ethereal eternals focus and fire a Quadnic-like pulse, after that haunting “Sound in my Head” patch made the way straight for its duality. Earthy Taurus-like pedal vibrations praise and present reprise tonalities, and wise culminating paraphonic conversations. Revelations ensue.

OK, THAT was fun. In short, the MIDIMINI V30 makes sounds you like—well beyond the typical; the patchpoints, gain-staging, ringmod, triangle wave #1 wrapped around the filter, crossmod, and Boomstar LFO see to that. 🎧 or better per favore.
SoundCloud audio available.

MSR 2.26.20"

Erica Synths DB-01 Pros and Cons // Almost Perfect..

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Ricky Tinez

"The first 500 people to use this link get 2 months free of Skillshare Premium:
I originally thought the Erica Synths DB-01 Bassline would fall in line with other similar tb-303 clones. But i was way wrong. It reminds me more of an Roland SH-101!! With 303 tendencies. It doesn't just stop there either with features. Some of my favorites are the Analog BBD Delay turned into a detune knob, As well as the Polivoks Analog Filter."

birdkids offGrid Kickstarter Campaign Launches

You can find the Kickstarter here

°Grid lets you capture and express your creative ideas by combining the responsiveness and versatility of a real instrument with the total integration, capability and ease of use of a wireless, mobile device.

°Grid fits in the palm of your hand, travels in your pocket and pairs with your apps in seconds, so you can go from sketch to masterpiece, without skipping a beat.

°Grid will empower your storytelling by translating every movement, touch, and gesture with precision and fluidity.

°Grid is the perfect take-anywhere, play-anything companion —

whether you’re looking for the lightest, hassle-free way to sketch out an idea on the go, want to add depth and expression to your performance, control your smart home and hardware hands-on, learn an exciting new instrument in no time, or jam with your friends and share the awesomeness with your feed —

PPG Wave 2.2 Upgraded OS V.8.3 demo patches by Synthguru

Published on Mar 21, 2020 SYNTHGURU *

Demo patches by Synthguru

Found Nick: Quadnic, Tonestar, Toolbar

Published on Mar 21, 2020 StudioElectronics

"Quadnic patched through the Tonestar8106 sharing the ever elusive Toolbar. Stumbled upon the right cord to drone and process, and Kyle Kilpatrick and I @vco_usa managed the same for the baseline/lead line on the Tone*, sequenced beautifully by the polyendseq.

Somehow the emotional content of this piece foreshadowed where we now find ourselves in this realm, at this moment.

Peace to all. MSR 3.20.20"

VINTAGE TUTORIAL - Yamaha DX1 - FM sound design

Published on Mar 21, 2020 True Cuckoo

Interesting video of the interface on the Yamaha DX1.

"I went to MESS in Melbourne on my last day on my travels. I found myself in front of the iconic Yamaha DX1, and I'm actually quite amazed about how straight forward it was to use. So here's a vintage tutorial on the Yamaha DX1. The concept is the same with many FM synthesizers today too. Think about what impact these synths from the early 80's had. Epic!


Waldorf Q JADE

Update2: this might actually be the Jade version. See details there.

Here's something you might not have seen before. Axel Hartmann, maker of the Hartmann neuron, and the man behind the physical design of a number of synths ranging from Waldorf to Moog, shared this photo online - posters for the Access Virus Indigo, the Waldorf Q in classic Nextel blue, and a Waldorf Q in "JADE" (looks white). Curious if any were ever produced. Also note the poster underneath.

Update: I reached out to swissdoc who was a Beta tester for Waldorf back in the day. He reached out to one of his contacts and apparently 3 - 5 of these may exist.

"zu der Menge Pulse in Pulver kann ich Dir leider nichts genaues sagen... es waren aber einige (vielleicht 500-1000). Ein Exot ist es auf jedenfalls nicht. Der Q allerdings in Jade ist schon eher ein Exot. Der ist nur in kleiner Muster Menge gefertigt worden, vielleicht so 3-5 StΓΌck."


"Unfortunately, I can't tell you anything specific about the amount of pulses in powder ... but there were a few (maybe 500-1000). It is definitely not an exotic. However, the Q in jade is more of an exotic. It is only was made in small samples, maybe 3-5 pieces."

8Dio Caisa Drum Live Play Walkthrough

Published on Mar 21, 2020 8dioproductions

"8Dio Caisa Drum is a featured Instrument from our Studio Percussion Series now available as a standalone library. The Caisa is a convex steel drum that is designed to be played with hands or short mallets and sonically resembles a Pantam or Steel Drum but with a more rounded tone.

"The Last Exotic Voyage" by Bill Brown:

Available Now:

00:05 - Intro
01:45 - Live Multi Samples Play-throughs: Fingers Articulation
02:27 - Mallets Articulation
03:11 - Brushes Articulation
03:42 - Rolls Articulation
03:56 - Ultra Deep-Sampled Loops: 8th Notes
04:49 - 16th Notes
05:12 - 32nd Notes
05:46 - Presets"


Published on Mar 21, 2020 zack dagoba

"Testing out the new console I just built and wired up. This is the Roland MKS7 being arpeggiated by the Akai ME20A and that is going into the Roland RSS-10 3d FX processor. See"

LUMANOIDE - Lumanoise LDR Synth Compilation Album Open for Entries

via leploop:

"For this occasion, we invoke all the musicians to the collective genesis of LUMANOIDE, an illuminated compilation inspired by the magical Lumanoise LDR synth line.

To take part in this propitiatory rite just send, within the quarantine dissolution (April 20), an mp3 (at 320 kbps) with your song based on Lumanoise, Send it to !"

BEATS for Korg Minilogue XD, Prologue and NTS-1

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Tim Shoebridge

"BEATS is a new user oscillator for the Korg Minilogue XD, Prologue and NTS-1. It will be available for purchase on Sunday 22nd March 2020. I will post an update on my YT channel when purchases are enabled."

Acidy Techno with MC-202, TR-909 and modular synth

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Honeysmack

"Little improv jam with the Roland MC-202 driving everything. Heavily features Make Noise Echophon, Noise Engineering Loquelic Iteritas Percido and Basimilus Iteritas Alter. Some support from Audio Damage Neuron. All done as a single take improv, no edits, no post.

My new album Post Acid is out now through Awesome Soundwave:"


ι»’ from Stefano Bertoli - ε·ζ˜Žγ‹γ‚Š - on Vimeo.

ε·ζ˜Žγ‹γ‚Š chapter XI ι»’


All music created with an Organelle M
All videos created on a IphoneXS running lumafusion

chapter X

New piece from supporting member, Stefano Bertoli.

All parts here

VCV Rack live stream - Glitch Sequencer

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Omri Cohen

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

Here is the patch -
Here you can get the Glitch Sequencer -

If you find something interesting during the stream, please feel free to leave a timestamp link in the comments so other people can find it easily :) Thank you!"

Moog Taurus bass pedal (1976) The bass sound of Genesis (Entangled, Firth of Fifth) part9

Published on Mar 20, 2020 RetroSound

"(c)2007-20 by RetroSound
supported by UVI:

The deep bass sound of Genesis...Entangled, Firtht Of Fifth, I Know What I Like

Moog Taurus analog bass synthesizer pedals from the year 1976
3 presets: Taurus, Bass, Tuba
1 variable and full programmed sound

Used by Genesis, Rush, Asia, Genesis, Police, The Cure, Marillion, Saga, Dream Theater, Pink Floy, Motley Crue, Led Zeppelin, Jean Michel Jarre and more

The Taurus 1 use linear VCOs. The Minimoog and the later Taurus 2 and 3 use exponential VCOs. Linear VCOs are the secret for the stable bass sound of the Taurus 1.

RetroSound synthesizer demo videos since january 2007.
All is for free. If you like my work, so can you support me with a donation or a purchase of my music albums. Thank you!


RetroSound Moog Taurus posts

16 Patches for the Korg Radias (and some free poop talk)

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Morning Strategy

Special guest comes in at 1:45.

"I picked up a Korg Radias on a trade as it had fueled so many personal synth fantasies from the last couple of decades. I have an MS2000r so I wasn't expecting much. I was surprised for sure to find a 2006 synth engine so capable in 2020.

It's capable of a lot of weird (patch 16 - le chaos) and a lot of really beautiful subtle sounds as well. These patches lean heavily on the Decimator effect, which is the first of its kind I've ever come to love (check out Klevgrand's Degrader, my new obsession). I don't use the mod sequencer much, preferring instead to fill up the six virtual patches and go big on the velocity sensitivity.

It took a bit of experimentation but then I figured out how to use one sequence lane for multiple sounds by using keyboard splits. This made it easier to build a full verse using one sequencer for drums and the other for bass/pad, leaving the arp for leads.

Cool stuff for sure, probably going to keep this one a while. Let me know in the comments if you have any questions!

00:00 dirty brass
02:27 aquatica
03:49 unremarpable
04:34 epiano feat. out of key formant bass
05:02 formant strings
06:02 combing fine hairs
07:29 yaw yaw: yaw
07:54 cave calling
09:09 arping trip
10:23 scuzzy pad
11:13 malaria
12:25 sleazin around
12:50 downer jam
13:32 they're looking down on us
14:02 private pad
14:22 le chaos"

analogue quarantine

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Published on Mar 21, 2020

KORG MS20 & Moog Minimoog

Double Digitakts! - Like Hot Chocolate - (Jungle/DnB)

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Electronisounds Audio

"Check out my *seven* soundbanks for the Elektron Digitakt here ►


"Double Digitakts! - "Like Hot Chocolate" - (Jungle/DnB)"

This will be the 3rd and final track on my new "Digitakt Only" EP!
(The EP will be released *sometime* later this year - hard to say exactly when, sorry.)
(I release music under the moniker, "Prizm Prime".)

Whatever kind of music you are making - KEEP IT UP, Friends!
Don't stop making *YOUR MUSIC*!!"

Tiptop Audio Zverb

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Station 252

"Checking out this magnificent reverb module with different sound sources."

KORG WAVESTATE // UNBOXING // tweaking factory soundbank 1 // Pt 1

Published on Mar 21, 2020 LESINDES

"Unboxing and tweaking the first FACTORY SOUNDBANK of KORG WAVESTATE. Only the sound of the intro is from another bank :-)
As mentioned in the credits it the WS only -- no sound enhancement done and no overdubs!"

1990's Kawai K5000S Advanced Additive Synthesizer

via this auction

"The K5000S series updates the famous K5 synthesizer tone generator and its unique additive harmonic synthesis approach. The Advanced Additive Tone Generator contains 32 source generators, which depending on how they are used, can yield up to 32 voice polyphony.

Access Virus KC SN 10200051

via this auction

STS ∎ Serge ∎ Animal ∎ Animate ∎ TKB (DIY from The Human Comparator)

via this auction

STS panels and a DIY TKB from Human comparator.

Panels Descriptions from the Old Egres unofficial Serge site:

ANIMAL 1. New Timbral Oscillator NTO 3" 2. Precision VCO PCO 2" 3. Wave Multipliers VCM 2" 4. Audio Mixer (3x1) AMX 1" w/'Phase Invert' toggle switch 5. Smooth/Stepped Generator/Noise SSG + NOI 2" includes the 'Noise' source 6. Dual Transient Generator DTG 2" add 'Signal In' banana jacks 7. Extended Range VC 'Q' Filter VCFQ(X) 2" 8. Univeral Audio Processor UAP 2" Sub-Total: $4,800.00

ANIMATE 1. Preamp Detector PRNV 1" w/ Valtage Comparator section 2. New Timbral Oscillator NTO 3" w/ 'HI_LO' Range Toggle Switch 3. Triple Waveshaper TWS 2" 4. Audio Mixer (3x1 w/ phase invert) AMX 1" w/ 'DC coupled' inputs #1 & 2 5. Variable Bandwidth VC Filter VCF2 2" 6. Wilson Analog Delay WAD 3" 7. Dual Universal Slope Generator DSG 3" 8. Cross-Fader (2x1) XFAD 1" Sub-Total: $4,800.00

Roland SH-2 Vintage Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

Vintage 1980's Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 Analog Synth SN 2723

via this auction

"This keyboard was purchased by my father in 1982 to set up a home studio to work with my sister, Shannon Worrell, who is a professional and well known indie singer and songwriter. [Wikipedia article]

This keyboard was used on several recordings of different albums she made as well as live performances. In the 1990's she later used it on the album, Three Wishes which famed musician and friend, Dave Mathews performed back up vocals for her. By the early 2000's the keyboard was in storage where I found it and had it sent to back to California at Sequential to be refurbished as some of the keys would no longer play notes. My sister gave it to me since she no longer wanted it.

The synth gets played a couple times a year for fun and that's about it. I collect many instruments and have run out of space for some of them so I have decided to let this one go. It has been well cared for and shows no abuse or abnormal wear. It is fully operational and ready to play.

The keyboard is all original except for three dial caps and some springs for some keys in side. It has never been modified or converted to MIDI. I am assuming that means it is Rev 2. I don't really know. It works perfectly and has a low serial number which I was told made it kind of rare since it also hadn't been modified. It's a super cool machine and an amazing piece of technology. It will make any collector stoked I am sure..."

Vintage 80's Simmons SDS7 Electronic Drum Synthesizer System LOADED w 12 Modules

via this auction

"This is a vintage Simmons SDS7 drum synthesizer with 12 modules. All 12 modules have EPROMS installed (please see the last 3 photos). it was removed from a recording studio, and put in storage for awhile. The system powers up, and seems to work as it should. I can press the 'Program' button, and all of the lights blink, allowing access to any of the individual parameters. I don't have any pads, so I can't test it further. Because of this, I'm selling it as-is for parts or repair. No returns."

Chip pics below.

Acces Virus B Desktop Synthesizer SN 10002048

via this auction, also on Reverb

"Access Virus B in excellent condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original power supply, manual, and rack ears.

The Access Virus B is the second generation of this German made desktop synth-module. A favorite for its aggressive analog sounds, the Virus B is very intuitive and user-friendly, with 32 knobs and 27 buttons, all of which allow tweaking in realtime. The Virus uses physical-modeling to digitally recreate analog sounds, with an incredibly punchy and clean analog sound that can give you anything from low sub-woofer blowing basses to overdriven 303-style lead lines.

The new OS in the Virus B doubles the original Virus A's polyphony from 12- to 24-voices and the oscillators, from 2 to 3 per voice. The new OS also added an enhanced programmable 32-band vocoder. There are now up to 82 simultaneous effects, a retro-phaser (6-stage stereo phaser with 24 filter-poles), chorus/flanger, ring modulator, multiple forms of distortion, an analog boost algorithm, and an envelope follower. Up to five FM (Frequency Modulation) modes are also on-board and many new sounds are offered in this notably improved iteration of the Virus."

1970s Roland SH-3A Vintage Analog Synthesizer

via this auction, also on Reverb

"1970's Roland SH-3A vintage analog synthesizer in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. Recently serviced by Synapse Audio, this SH-3A works flawlessly and has been recapped as needed, receiving a thorough cleaning in additional to being calibrated and burned in to ensure optimal performance. Roland's first non-preset based synth, the SH-3A features two LFOs and is unique for offering five different footings with mixable waveforms, as well as both subtractive and additive synthesis. The single oscillator SH-3A has an incredible range of pure analog sounds used by the likes of Blondie and Vangelis, and with the transistorized ladder-filter, the SH-3A can achieve very Moog-like sounds.

All features of this vintage synth work as they should and the keyboard is remarkably clean. All of the original knobs and sliders are intact, barring the Release slider, and the graphics are well preserved. This particular SH-3A was produced for the Japanese market, indicated by the Roland badge with green Japanese text underneath.

The synth comes complete with the original latching lid."

1980s Korg Mono/Poly MP-4 Vintage Analog Synthesizer SN 377501

via this auction, also on Reverb

Alesis Andromeda A6 Analog Polyphonic Synthesizer

via this auction

ROLAND TB-303 Computer-Controlled Bassline

via this auction

"ROLAND TB-303 Computer-Controlled Bassline Acid Original barely used in excellent/ mint condition. All tactile switches and knobs in perfect working order. This is a rare find."

Waldorf Pulse Analogue Synth w/ Non Nextel Surface

via this auction

Thought this one was interesting. Most Pulse and Pulse + synthesizers had a matte Nextel surface. This one is shiny like the newer model Qs. I forget if there was a later run of the Pulse with this surface.

Update via swissdoc: "Frank Schneider from Waldorf confirmed those to be late models. Nextel was tricky to handle, so not all production partners could do it. Environmental safety was quite a challenge, so not all could adhere to those regulations. Powder is more robust and better to the environment."

Nord Lead Synth Pads & Field Recording - Epic Sci-Fi Ambient Music

Published on Mar 21, 2020 ChrisLody

"I'm not sure that 'Epic Sci-Fi Ambient' is a thing but this is definitely sci-fi and somewhere between epic and ambient, so I'm sticking with it.

So with this one I pretty much made what I actually set out to, which was a Blade Runner ish inspired soundscape 'nice' ambient thing. I'm using the Clavia Nord Lead 12 Voice for pads and lead/bass (I made the pad sound this morning, not sure if the lead/bass is one of mine or a preset tbh), Sony MiniDisc MZ-N710 with a field recording I made of passing cars in the rain back in the early 2000's, both with a boat load of Zoom 1201 reverb. I chose to most random bunch of chords ever but somehow it hangs together.

Absolutely the kind of soothing music I'm looking for at the moment!"

Logan Vocalist - Analogue Choir Synthesizer from 1979, Italy 🎹

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Reuben Jones

Elka Synthex, DSI/Sequential Tempest, and Octave Kitten featured as well.

"The Logan Vocalist, by Logan Electronics, 1979, Italy.

The Logan Vocalist is an analogue synthesizer designed to mimic the sound of a polyphonic choir and the solo human voice. Evocative vocal-like sounds are made using a mixture of hard-synced oscillators, analogue filtering, and ensemble and vibrato effects.

There isn't a lot of information on this rare and interesting synth, and the schematics are the only documents I can find. If anyone has more information, including the A3 folded manual that Peter Forrest mentions in his A-Z book, please let me know!

Join 'Sintetizzatori Vintage Italiani' and 'VSMIproject Vintage Synthesizers Made in Italy', both on Facebook to see more Italian synthesizers.

Also, visit to find out about the Italian synthesizer exhibition in Macerata, Italy.

Thanks to Keith Kniveton at Lucid Sound, and to Dani Wilson at Hideaway Studios.

All music by me, except for
02:29 - 03:17 : Non si Sevizia un Paperino by Riz Ortolani, used in the Italian giallo movie Don't Torture a Duckling, 1972;


03:17 - 03:48 : L'Alba dei Morti Viventi by Goblin, used in the movie Dawn of the Dead, 1978.

Thanks for watching!

Instagram: reuben0jones"

Native Instruments ANALOG DREAMS demo and walkthrough (FREE right now!)

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Woody Piano Shack

"Demo, walkthrough and review of NATIVE INSTRUMENTS ANALOG DREAMS from their PLAY SERIES. We'll listen to some of the analog synth sounds and patches and I'll give you a quick tutorial how to navigate and use this sample library for KONTAKT and KONTAKT PLAYER VST plugins."

HAPPY.1 - a selection of 115BPM Cirklon patterns for eurorack synthesizer

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Luke Killen

"Happy beats" Shuttle System arpeggiated by Roli Lightpad Block

Published on Mar 21, 2020 TheEndorphines

"ROLI Lightpad Block: our new Cargo 4 firmware for Shuttle Control adds a ton of new options for the 16 cv outputs, including synchronized random generators/gates, lfo, pressure/velocity sensitive envelopes, toggle gate outputs to gate various fx and more.Compatible with all MPE controllers and MIDI devices.New Shuttle Control is a Pandora box ready to be opened and explored.We hope that this will bring you joy in these strange times."

Arturia MicroFreak - Patches for Ambient, IDM, Dub and Melodic Techno (Sound Demo) No Talking

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Limbic Bits

"Arturia MicroFreak Sound Demo - Introns Patch Bank with Patches for Ambient, IDM, Dub and Melodic Techno"

▶ Introns Patch Bank for Arturia MicroFreak:

Epsilon - Minimal techno on the Teenage Engineering OP-Z

Published on Mar 21, 2020 Payton Carter

"Check out my music here -

Not much to say on this one. Wanted to do some kind of minimal techno type thing (is this even techno? I don't know, I'm so bad with my electronic genres), and this is where I ended up. I think I'm gonna use the "Cluster" sound engine on every single one of my tracks because it's just so dreamy."

How To Final Fantasy 7 (Prelude / Anxious Heart) Arpeggios Melody Tutorial (Mother 32 Synthesizer)

Published on Mar 21, 2020 RemixSample

"This video is not good looking but at least it sounds good! Showcasing the arpeggio function in FL Studio with some Final Fantasy styled arpeggio melody lines. Pick your favorite chord in the FL Studio arpeggio thingy and have fun!"

Clavia Nord Rack 2 (1997) - Part 2

Published on Mar 20, 2020 Nacho Marty Meyer

"This track was made entirely with a Clavia Nord Rack 2, no extra effects or processes were used"

Clavia Nord Rack 2 (1997) - Part 1

Published on May 12, 2019 Nacho Marty Meyer

"no extra effects or processes were used

00:00 The Sun Goes Down
03:35 Plaza VA
06:59 In That Building
09:26 Voices From 1983
13:05 El asunto de Gadi
15:35 Nord Police
21:39 Muebles
22:46 Patio secreto 1
24:20 Patio secreto 2"


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