MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, March 28, 2020

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Hello and Jupiter-8

Published on Mar 28, 2020 SynthMania

Daphne Oram

Published on Oct 26, 2013 wtfbollos

"Daphne Oram (31 December 1925 -- 5 January 2003) was a British composer and electronic musician. She was the creator of the "Oramics" technique for creating electronic sounds."

This one was sent my way via brian comnes.

You can find additional posts featuring Daphne Oram here.

SoundsDivine 'Binary Worlds 1' - Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2

Published on Mar 28, 2020 SoundsDivine111

"Preview of the presets from the 'Binary Worlds 1' soundset for Omnisphere 2
To purchase these sounds, please follow the link below:"

Korg 05R/W rock demo (1995) - Don Muro

Published on Mar 28, 2020 jd wall

“A basic rock groove recorded live in 20 minutes (just before lunch) during a sequencing seminar. One take for each track - hence the improvised and organic quality (loose time and clams). All sounds produced by the 05R/W. Repeated with the solo track muted so that participants could practice pitch bend techniques.

A brief sonic diversion for these dark days.

Don M”

GEoRGiA How I Wrote... About Work The Dancefloor

Published on Mar 28, 2020 GEoRGiA

Some synth spotting with Georgia.

Buy 'Seeking Thrills': CD / LP:

Sequential OB-6, DSI MoPho X4, & Clavia Nord Wave.

And the finished track:

Georgia - About Work The Dancefloor (Official Video)

Published on Mar 28, 2019

"Georgia - 'About Work The Dancefloor', from the new album 'Seeking Thrills', out now on Domino Record Co."

Everything In Its Right Place (Sequential Prophet 6)

Published on Mar 28, 2020 3rdStoreyChemist

"Recorded into Ableton Live and processed/mixed with UAD, NI & Arturia plugins. Kick is from the CR78 kit in Ableton Live.

Filter cutoff is modulated a Moog EP3 connected to the LP Filter input."

The block4 Social Distancing Concerts 3: Notstandskomitee 2

Published on Mar 28, 2020 elektronengehirn

"A different Notstandskomitee concert, playing on our big modular synthesizer. Streaming from our studios gives us the possibility to work with equipment we are not able to take with us to a regular concert setting, hence it gives you also a unique experience."

"Last week we started a series of streaming concerts from our studios. We also suffer from some canceled concerts but streaming gives us the possibility to work with all our gear which no booker ever would pay us to bring. So this provides a different and unique experience for the audience. This one is my solo project Notstandskomitee creating and performing a whole set on the Eurorack modular, driven by the XOR Nerd Seq tracker like sequencer.

Further concerts can be found on the same youtube channel, more music from the Notstandskomitee project which I started 1991 can be found at"

UVI Vintage Vault 3 demo

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Hunart©

"Hi everyone!

Finally I coud check out the UVI Vintage Vault 3 collection. Lots of stuff here but I`ve tried put as much as possible in 4 minutes. More in depth videos coming soon. Awesome package :)"

Vapor Dream - Part 2 - Novation Circuit Pack by Yves Big City

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Isotonik Studios

"Everybody is talking about it, looking for it and dreaming about it…!

And everybody wants it!

It is the magic that happens when the sound gets this unique analogue-style fluctuations.

This pack is the Delorean Dream sequel but with a different vibe that goes in the vaporwave style.

Don’t get this wrong as all the sounds are designed versatile and we give you the option to choose between two drumkits versions. The A version is clean and soft while the B one contains direct sample distortion ,noise and bit reduction.

(All sounds have been resampled to tape for maximum warmth and soul and sample rate is reduced to 32Khz )

As a bonus, the pack comes with fantastic library of windows 95 samples, Mall Advert Vocals, vinyl noise that are all chopped, normalized and ready to use.

So get ready to add life and aesthetic texture to your future beats!


How to make Lofi Hip Hop on the Novation Circuit

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Gabe Miller Music

"An excruciatingly in-depth tutorial on how to make lofi hip hop on the Novation Circuit, including drum sounds, the drunken drummer or quintuplet swing beat, and chill synths.
My free drums pack:"

Let's Play with FRMS

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Tim Webb

"Imaginando brings us an impressive combination of granular and traditional synthesis in a powerhouse combination. This video is a bit unlike others in this series. Due to the complexity of FRMS, I didn't try going into this with a clear plan. I just wanted to document the sound design process. Which honestly turned into a train wreck that lasted over an hour. I've done some aggressive editing on this to bring it down to less than 30 minutes.

I think it still retains all of the essential information. I hope it reveals that the process of creating a patch doesn't always go smoothly, but if you take your time and explore you will be rewarded! I love the final result!

FRMS on the App Store:

If you've enjoyed this series please consider supporting it by becoming a Patreon: If you'd prefer to help on a monthly basis, instead of per video, there is a monthly Patreon campaign: Or you can support me on Timmeon if you don't like Patreon: (Patrons of these campaigns get the same benefits, including Ad Free viewing on the site!)

Be sure to visit for the latest music app news!"

Submerged (Eurorack Redux) - Absence by Time_Controlled_Organism

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Time_Controlled_Organism

"Eurorack minimalist version of the opening track from my latest e.p on bandcamp


Sequenced by VCV Rack of course (using "virtual"cv/midi, sent to Mutant Brain for converting back to "true" CV) , you can hear some anti-oscillator, mangrove, RS serge VCFQ, doepfer SEM filter...

I also play with the VCV Console and 3 instances of Chronoblob , using a nanokontrol."

"On these tracks I wanted to focus on :

-melodies alternating from minor to major

-odd rythmic patterns but with a sense of repetition, vinyl drum samples.

As always the songs are sequenced using a quite complex arrangement of simple sequencers and switches, each track has some "generative" parts.

Since my last e.p I've learned to code a bit and developed my own VCV Rack modules under the name LifeFormModular, they are the main sequencers, switches, lfo's and oscillators at use here.
I also used Bidoo Sample Player and Vult filters.

My music and modules are free, but if you want to support me please consider donating a bit when you download a release on Bandcamp.
released March 14, 2020"

midiphy LoopA: revealing the new pro metal case! :)

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Hawkeye

"The new midiphy LoopA Requantizing DIY Sequencer kit is now available with the pro metal case proudly made by Hallik Engineering! :)

Also, you can ask a trusted builder to create one for you, if you don't want to do DIY:

Hope you like it! :)
Stay safe and many greets!


midiphy LoopA posts

200+ Free Roland TR-909 Samples


"Since producing my last sample pack “LoFi House” (which is mainly based on sounds from old drum machines and analog synths) was so much fun I couldn’t help but continue working on analog drum sounds. Now I’m giving away some free 909 samples & loops. Click on the button above to get access or scroll down a bit to learn more about the pack:

The TR-909 Rhythm Composer (invented by Tadao Kikumoto) is without any doubt one of the most iconic drum machines ever made. It was first manufactured in 1983 by Roland and had along with the TB-303 synth a huge impact on the development of genres, such as house, acid house or techno.

Whereas its predecessor, the Roland TR-808 is rather known for a clean sound and a long sub bass, the 909 comes with a punchy and saturated drum sound.

The drum machine is most famous for its dirty kick drum and open hat which is usually placed between the kick hits. Furthermore, the 909 is known for a shuffle mode, which moves notes slightly off-grid, resulting in a certain “groove”. This groove can additionally be adjusted using the “flam” and “accent” features.

Considering that the 909 was a milestone in the history of dance music (although it financially flopped) it’s clear that you can find its sounds in countless records.

From today’s perspective the 909 sound is rather old school, so I decided to adapt my free 909 samples to the requirements of current productions using a variety of modern processing tools.

I made sure, however, to also include some rather lo-fi or old sounding samples, some of which are strongly saturated, so you can use the kit for a variety of different styles.

In addition to the one shots I also made 20 drum loops, that I stemmed out in different groups resulting in a total of 100 TR-909 loops."

App Sound Korg minilogue XD Spacecraft

Published on Mar 28, 2020 APP SOUND

"Over 70 new Programs for the Korg Minilogue XD: 'Spacecraft' gives you bread and butter sounds for spherical electronic and cinematic music. Grab this sound set:"

KORG volca modular + KORG NTS-1 (feat. Rerun by Sinevibes)

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Sinevibes

"KORG volca modular synthesizer + KORG NTS-1 digital running Rerun self-randomizing repeater:"


Published on Mar 28, 2020 zack dagoba

"Vintage Buchla 100 and cloned 200..."

Vintage ARP Odyssey 1972 Mk. I + Full Patch Points + Cirocco Mods!

via this auction

"Arp Odyssey Mk. I 1972, full patch points + Cirocco (C.M.S.) mods

Mods too many to list, but include (highlights):
Full patch points -- all main section outputs and all slider inputs
"Turbo" envelope switch, for true snappy (2600 style) envelopes
LFO free run
Back panel CV/gate controls
External audio input
A full set of mods can be seen from the picture. Mods were performed by #1 worldwide Arp tech Phil Cirocco (the guy who fixes/restores 2500's).

I should mention that another design quirk of the original Odyssey -- the delay between VCA and VCF gate times, has been eliminated!

Without this critical fix, no matter how fast the envelope times, it would have sounded slow due to the VCF gate delay. Not so here, the envelope is ultra-fast with the "Turbo" setting, and also sounds better and cleaner with the normal setting. This is what is meant by "true 2600 style envelopes" -- multiple coordinated modifications here really take this synth into a completely different category.

What you get is the 'best of both worlds'. You get additional features and sound of the early 1970's Mk. I Odyssey (much warmer early 1970’s oscillators, sweet filter resonance, hard sync), with the back-end snappiness and sonic character of the Arp 2600. On many patches the result actually sounds better than the stock 2600."

1977 ARP Avatar

via this auction

"Works great. Obvious wear and tear from its birth in 1977. Some sliders are missing the little plastic caps. Works awesome when paired with a modular system via cv and gate ins / outs. Awesome for guitar players with the guitar pickup (sold separate). Comes with power cable . Fun synth!"

Waldorf Quantum OS 2.0 Press Release

For those interested, the press release has been added to this post.

E-MU MP-7 Command Station 128-Voice Synth w/ Multi Track Sequencer

via this auction

MOOG Sub Phatty Synthesizer

via this auction

Some great outdoor shots.

"This synth was designed with deep, dirty, growley bass in mind. The appeal of this fully analog, high-end synth is its size and portability. It fits anywhere, in tight set-ups, and is easy to haul around."

Lorrie Mill Double Knot Semi Modular Synth w/ Original Box

via this auction

"Boxed ,comes with all blue bugbrand banana patch cables 12 in all another to do tons off patching. These machine go for a fair wack new with out cables so grab a bargin. A Supurb well made synth ,the on line manual is Supurb check out you tube as well thanks for looking"

Oakleyheim Four Voice

Published on Mar 26, 2020 Andrew Scheidler

"A little demo of the Four Voice polyphonic synth I built using Tony Allgood's ASV boards."

And one from last year:

Oakley ASV twins

Published on Mar 24, 2019 Andrew Scheidler

"Noodling around with two ASV from Oakley. There are no effects at all, just the two units in drone mode. These have a VCF just like the Oberheim SEM; the rest is similar to the SEM but with expanded modulation possibilities."

Korg MS-10 and Four Track Tape - Cinematic Synth Ambient Music

Published on Mar 28, 2020 ChrisLody

"I've been meaning to try this four way split screen video technique for a while since I learned it is possible in Reaper and this project was a good candidate seeing as it's 4 layers of Korg MS-10 recorded to 4 track tape. It's also a nice way to get a hi res video going even though I only ever shoot at 720p, this is 1440p :)

So here I'm using the Korg MS-10 with a custom built expander that I'm using to add another saw and square oscillator and a high pass filter in this video. 4 layers are recorded onto the Fostex XR-3 four track tape recorder and then Zoom 1201 reverb is added. The waves sounds are from a field recording I made on Minidisc at Skegness beach of crashing waves."

Italian Synth Quarantine Drone /// Grp A4 + Trentin 2600 + Elka Synthex + Crb Uranus2

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Riccardo Pietroni

"A drone recorded during the Covid Quarantine using a Grp A4 + Trentin Arp 2600 replica + Elka Synthex + Crb Uranus2"

KORG volca nubass + KORG NTS-1 (feat. Corrosion by Sinevibes)

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Sinevibes

"KORG volca nubass vaccum tube synthesizer + KORG NTS-1 digital running Corrosion multi-algorithm distortion:"

Eurorack: Rings into Chronoblobs 2 and Clouds (With Pam's New Workout and Marbles)

Published on Mar 28, 2020 lucafrancinimusic

#eurorack #chronoblob2 #mutableinstruments

"Rings goes into Chronoblob 2 for some nice atmospheric delayed notes.
I'm using Pamela's very slow square wave modulation to change the frequency of Rings' plucks and another LFO to raise the blend of Clouds for an extra layer of sound.
Marbles receives the clock from Pamela and provides the notes to Rings."


Reminds me of U2's The Edge and Michael Brook on guitar.

Elektron Monomachine : バナナのナナチはバナナナチ(cover)

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Masaki Takada

original : ふかづめ ( )

Virtual Moogfest Day 5: Mother 32

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Starsky Carr

"Day 5 of the Coronavirus lockdown. This time featuring the Moog Mother 32. Just at the quick look at the synth and why it's so special. Something to fill a few minutes during self-isolation.

Stay indoors, stay safe."

Starsky Carr's Virtual Moogfest

Space Echo 301 - Sound on Sound answer

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Miguel d'Oliveira

"Reply to a question on my previous RE-301 video: What happens when you stop playing (dry signal) and sound on sound is left ON."

Dark Drones With Mononoke Synth

Published on Mar 28, 2020 Perplex On

"This demonstrates a little droning with #Mononoke synth for iOS, routed through #Alteza reverb and a little harmonic addition with QVox. Enjoy!"

Grain Relay by Max for Cats

Published on Mar 28, 2020 max forcats

"A multi-dimensional Granular Delay with Pitch Shifting, Modulation, Reverb, Ring Modulation and Downsampling.
Max for Cats crafts Software Instruments, Effects, MIDI devices, Sound Design and Samples for Ableton Live."

MouthCam Jams: Jupiter-X, Juno-106, System-8

Published on Mar 27, 2020 MR TUNA Music

"MouthCam ran out of battery right before we got to some cool drumming so enjoy the entrancing kaleidoscopic display that I have created for you to watch instead."

Patch of the Week 51: minilogue + NTS-1 Stereo Multi FX engine

Published on Mar 27, 2020 Korg

"The minilogue is still one of the best sounding and easiest to use modern analog polysynths! We combined it with the NTS-1 from Korg's Nu:Tekt lineup to add some digital stereo FX to minilogue's lush analog sound."

Korg Patch of the Week posts

Frequency Central System X Oscillator Overview

Published on Mar 27, 2020 Synthesizer Reviews

"A not-so-brief overview of the Frequency Central Moog Unit Format synthesizer modules."

First encounter

Published on Mar 27, 2020 StreamLabs - Eunjae Im

"My first encounter with Digitakt (and it's not techno)"

Access Virus B Sound Demo

Published on Mar 27, 2020 Pure Ambient Drone

"Sound Demo of the Access Virus B Synthesizer. Some nice Virus B patches / presets demoed for your pleaseure!"

27 03 20 Ciat-Lonbarde magnetism

Published on Mar 27, 2020 batchas

"Recording on video while testing and experimenting.
What we are listening to is the Sidrax Organ, as well as the electromagnetic fields of the different machines on the table plus effects."

Arturia MicroFreak, Korg NTS-1, Bounce Jam

Published on Mar 27, 2020 Waveformer

"The Arturia MicroFreak takes the Korg NTS-1 for a stroll, with the brilliant Wave oscillator and beautiful Submarine reverb of the NTS-1.

My music on Bandcamp:

The patch for the MicroFreak is included below.

I use the MicroFreak arpeggiator with maximum spice and frequent dice. The NTS-1 arpeggiator is set to random and switched from off to on to hold during the jam.

During the jam, I play with filter cutoff and resonance, cyclic envelope fall time and mod amount, envelope decay and filter amunt on the MicroFreak. On the NTS-1, I play with filter cutoff, oscillator shape and bit crush.

The MicroFreak always transmits MIDI velocity, and I find it a bit hard to precisely control this using the MicroFreak keyboard. The NTS-1 receives velocity and it modulates the oscillator amplitude directly, from 0 to max. In this jam, those (almost) random variations in oscillator amplitude work pretty well, as I'm using the MicroFreak arpeggiator. But I tried playing a solo on the MicroFreak while it was connected to the NTS-1, and I found it very hard to play with consistent velocity.

Also, when I turn on the arpeggiator on the NTS-1, big changes in velocity makes the oscillator make a clicking noise. I wish Korg would fix this in a firmware update for the NTS-1. That kind of clicking isn't very musical.

Other than that, it was really fun to use the two synths together. The effect section on the NTS-1 is really excellent, and fits the MicroFreak very well. Also having the MicroFreak control the NTS-1 over MIDI makes me feel like the NTS-1 is a second oscillator for the MicroFreak.

There's no way to share NTS-1 patches yet, so here's as much of the patch that I can remember. Oscillator type Wave, Wave b 17, Bit crush 40. Filter type LP2, Cutoff 50%, Resonance 0%, Rate 9Hz, Depth 25%. Env type ADSR, Release 75%. Modulator off. Arpeggiator type random, Octave, Tempo 69 BPM, Pattern length 3.

The MicroFreak patch is named "BounceWF", and can be downloaded from the files section of the Arturia MicroFreak facebook group.

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.


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