MATRIXSYNTH: Monday, June 22, 2020

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Novation Circuit Patches for Melodic Techno, Ambient and Electronica - sound demo (no talking)

Limbic Bits

"Novation Circuit Patches for Melodic Techno, Ambient and Electronica - sound demo (no talking)
Purchase link "Plants" Sound Pack:"

Roland FA-06 System-8 Electronic Rock ACB SuperNATURAL Synthesizer

Rik Marston Official

#rolandfa06 #rolandsystem8 #rolandaira
Roland FA-06 + System-8 "Electronic Rock"
Synthesizer Demo by Rik Marston
***Watch in HD!!*** **Turn It UP!** ***No Talking!!!***

The Roland FA-06 & System-8 Electronic Rock JAM!
All music & beats from the FA-06, System-8 is playing
via MIDI the Analog Metal Guitar Pluck. I mute parts ON
and OFF thru the JAM until I sweet close. Simple & quick.
This is considered "on the fly" since I'm not using "song mode".
The Roland FA-06 is my favorite workstation, baby! ;)

Meteorite friend featured:
"Hera" 170g Pallasite Meteorite from Kenya
Super cool vibes from her! ;)

Roland JD-XA Soundtrack to Dreams Analog Digital Hybrid Crossover Synthesizer

Check out Rik’s sample packs: Reverb / Ahnyxian Sound Design / Rik Marston

Roland JD XA "Soundtrack to Dreams" Crossover Synthesizer
Synthesizer Demo by Rik Marston
***Watch in HD!!*** **Turn It UP!** ***No Talking!!!***

I love the JD-XA, it is from another world...
Just like the Meteorites I collect, it is super cool, unique & beautiful!
I love how DEEP this synth is, the real synth heads will love it, others
honestly would not know what to do with it. It's a TRIP.
I'm sure even an Alien race would think it is advanced for sonic
creation. I bet there are a few JD-XA's that actually have made it
secretly into space and are being played on other worlds...
JD-XA in SPACE! Roland Galactic Alliance 2020!

Meteorite friend featured:
"Zeus" Oriented 827g NWA Stone Chondrite Meteorite
Super cool vibes from him! ;)

"1 Result: Kira" by MATTELICA with Moog Subharmonicon, Moog DFAM x 2, Moog Grandmother


"Live take of an original track with the Moog Subharmonicon, Moog DFAM x 2, and the Moog Grandmother to a Roland VS880 HDR (as mixer) to a Canon 6D + 50mm 1.4 lens."

Sequential Discontinues The Tempest

via @sequentialLLC

"After nearly 9 years Sequential’s 6-voice analog drum synth Tempest is retiring. To get one while stock lasts, check with an authorized dealer or contact us at for referrals. On the bright side, we’re as busy as ever designing new products, so stay tuned!"

See the shop banners on the right for availability. Update: Original intro video from Dave Smith and Roger Linn added below. See this post for the initial announcement of the Tempest including additional pics and videos.

More than just a drum machine, the Tempest was a 6 voice synth with an engine similar to to the 4 voice Poly Evolver and mono Evolver.

via Sequential: "Each of the six analog voices has two analog oscillators plus two digital oscillators (with a large bank of included samples), the classic Curtis analog lowpass filter with audio-rate modulation, an additional highpass filter, analog VCA with feedback, five envelopes, two LFOs, an extraordinary variety of analog modulation routings, and stunning sonic quality, warmth, and punch. Although optimized for drum sounds, it excels at tuned sounds as well, and even doubles as a six-voice analog keyboard synth."

Initial Tempest announcement video from January 13, 2011:

YouTube via DaveSmithInstruments | January 13, 2011

See this post for a look back at the initial announcement of the Tempest, including additional pics and videos.

Live coding the Elektron Digitone with ORCΛ


"In this video I finally test out the multi-map feature on the Digitone. What this allows you to do is to set different "sounds" to specific notes or note ranges. I used this feature for the drums. I also spent a great deal of time making the bass synth sound as close to an analog saw as I could - what is cool about this is that I can morph the bass line from an "analog" sound to a very digital FM sound quickly, this is something you really can't do on an analog synth easily if at all.

Walk-through/tutorial for this video available on Patreon!

Join the Discord! ►

Find more on ORCA here:

Buy ORCA here:"

Additional links:

Tilde Elektriske Kretser - Fjærlett

Gard Osen

New creation from Gard Osen. Filing this one under mechanical instruments.

Priced at $250 USD

"FJÆRLETT is an audio feedback instrument. You create feedback through reverb springs and shape that feedback signal with a graphic eq.

More info:

I will have two units available for purchase in July and start full production in mid-August. If you are interested, please sign up for the waitlist and you'll have priority when units are ready."

Tilde Elektriske Kretser Reverb shop here

The Ultimate Synth Bass Collection (Funky sounds)

Luke Neptune

"Buy this sample pack here

The Ultimate Synth Bass Collection is a huge sample library of over 1300 samples from 25 hardware synthesizers, featuring a mixture of highly sought after vintage synths right through to the cream of modern synthesis and covering a wide range of analog, digital and FM timbres.

Each sample has been recorded in the same key giving the user the ability to be able to easily layer samples together to create their own unique custom bass sounds. The possibilities are endless.

Using The Ultimate Synth Bass Collection is easy. Just put the samples into a sampler of your choice and begin to get creative.

All samples have been carefully categorized and arranged into 30 separate folders making it quick and easy for the user to find the sound they are looking for.

All samples have been recorded through high end convertors (Apogee Symphony mk2) and high end pre amps (Louder Than Lift Off Silver Bullet) ensuring that the sounds that make up The Ultimate Synth Bass Collection sound deep, clean professional sound.

I hope you have as much fun exploring these sounds as i had making them.
LN x

Also available-
The Ultimate Rave Stab Collection"

Kawai K5000S - 30 Space Pads


"Welcome to the most complex addictive adventure ever!

Flagship from Kawai - K5000S offers huge potential and sound palette.

And we made 30 atmospheric/ambient/cinematic pads for this treassure
covering its possibilities & colours.
Our sounds will work witk K5000S/K5000R


Kawai K5000S/K5000R - Best Atmospheric Sounds

Korg Radias - "Flashing Lights" Soundset


"LFO Store proudly presents:

"Flashing Lights" - Korg Radias Programs Bank

Made by talented Andrew Deviatikh – Saint-Petersburg based composer, sound producer, sound designer, keyboardist, and live performer.

Buy soundset:

“Flashing lights” programs bank (FLPB) for Korg Radias synthesizer include 128 professional production ready programs for making music in different genres: cinematic, ambient, space ambient, electronic.

FLPB distributing by RDL file for 'Radias Sound Editor' from KORG corp."

Roland JD-800 Demo - Epic Pad Machine [NO TALKING]

Marshal Arnold

"Roland JD-800 Demo - Epic Pad Machine [NO TALKING]

Testing out my live setup I thought I'd mess about with the Roland JD-800 synthesizer, This is an epic pad machine, still makes amazing sounds. These patches are all factory presets from the Roland JD-800"

【エレクトーン演奏】Top One - "To Manhattan" Yamaha Electone D85 / D800


"Jeden z moich ulubionych utworów z albumu "Coraz Wyżej" - który zdecydowanie nie zasługuje na wrzucanie do wora z napisem "disco polo". W 1992 to jednak była inna liga.



"This is a 1992 song from a Polish band called 'Top One'. It looks a bit like Italo Disco."

Waldorf Microwave 1 SN 9533818 w/ Mods

via this auction

Black Panel Doepfer MAQ 16/3 Sequencer

via this auction

"Fans of vintage analog sequencers will be glad of the MAQ16/3. It combines the creative potential of an analog sequencer with the advantages of MIDI. MAQ16/3 outputs the sequencing data both as control voltages (CV) and as MIDI events. MIDI Out of the MAQ may be connected to MIDI In of any sound generating MIDI device (Expander, Sampler, Synthesizer) or to a sequencer recording the MAQ data. Additionally 3 Control Voltage and Gate outputs are available for controlling vintage synthesizer equipment (e.g. the A-100 Analog Modular System). The main feature of the MAQ is the real time access to the sequence via 48 rotary potentiometers grouped in 3 rows of 16 dials each. All important parameters like first/last step, MIDI event type, MIDI channel, forward/ backward/ random/ pendulum mode, gate time, tempo and so on are independently assigned to each row and can be changed in real time while the sequence is running. This enables very complex sequences. The rows may not only be used for generating note events but also other important MIDI events or for controlling the length of time for each step. Of course the MAQ allows the synchronisation via MIDI Clock, Start and Stop either as master or as slave.

Access Oberheim Matrix 1000 Programmer SN A19600392

via this auction

Waldorf Micro Q SN 2110050001457

via this auction

"Has rare discontinued vengeance trance soundbank installed."

Synth Rorschach #74: Mooer E7 Synth Polyphonic Guitar Synthesizer Pedal

Giving this one the Synth Rorschach label for the look of this pedal. It's like a Waldorf Q and MFB Dominion Club had a baby.

This is the first one to be featured on the site. Below is a quick intro video from Mooer.

Roland System-100M

via this auction

112-121-130-140-150 in 191J, no keyboard.

Sqeaky Clean BEMI Buchla Music Easel w/ Original Box & Accessories

via this auction

Easel Buddy accessory box (I designed and built these. There were only 10 made, and this is one of them)
Printed out 60 page manual (Sorry trees, but I'd rather be touching you than looking at a screen while playing with the Easel)

My name is Max Neutra. I am an artist and designer (google me if you are curious). Before I started working in the visual arts, I made electronic music for 10 years, culminating in releasing an album on Mofohifi Records called Automation Addiction in 2010 (it's on Spotify, give it a spin), which features a myriad of unusual sound sources, from synths like the Future Retro 777 and the Dave Smith Evolver, to toys like the Bee Gees rhythm machine and Mego Muson, to a selection of vintage Casio keybaords. (see pic). I have collected and played with many sound toys and synths over the years, and very few transcend the standard definition of what they are like the Music Easel does. Dial up a patch, fire up the sequencer, engage the arpegiator, and you can feel new neural pathways being formed in your brain as you dance your fingers around the keyboard. This is no mere synthesizer. It is a space ship for your mind. Playing with it, you get the impression that with the right sonic signature, you just might tear a hole in the fabric of reality and reveal the true nature of the universe.

If the Make Noise 0-Coast was a Speeder Bike (sure! cool, fun, fast), the Music Easel is the Millennium Falcon.

These days, I am a dad, have a design gig at Meow Wolf (that I love), and I still dabble in electronic music, mostly playing around with my modular setup (Intellijel Metropolis and Atlantis, Euclidian Circles, Tip Top Drums, WMD Fracture, Bassimilus Iteritas Alter, Braids, Bastl Soft Pop, and Varigate 8, with a little sweetening from my Strymon Magneto.) I bought the Easel five years ago, just before my daughter was born. It was probably some kinda panic buy, like, I better get this thing while I still have time to play with it. Although I did get a chance to play around with it, and it is indeed glorious, in the end, it's spending 99% of it's existence packed up, partially because I just don't have much time to mess around these days, and also I like to protect it and keep it as minty fresh as possible."

1975 Electronic Music Circuit Guidebook

via this auction

"Scarce title. This fascinating book covers everything you need to know to design and troubleshoot analog synthesizers, including detailed information on SSM and Curtis (CEM) synthesizer chips. A definite must-have for the analog synth enthusiast, filled with schematics and technical information, as well as a few photos of Moog and E-mu Modular systems.

Apart from some moderate cover wear, the book is in very good condition. Softcover, 302 pages. Copyright 1975. This item ships WORLDWIDE."

Classic Roland Synthesizer: JX-3P and PG200 Demonstration with Roland Jupiter 8 Filter

Electric Cafe

Lots of recognizable riffs in this one. See how many you can recognize. There's no mention of the Jupiter-8 filter. I was curious so I looked it up. See below.

"This video showcases the often overlooked Roland JX-3P classic synthesizer from 1983. It was the first Roland synthesizer to leave the factory with MIDI installed and for quite a lot of money you could buy the PG200 to make sounds more conveniently. With a TR-808, TR-909 hooked up to the onboard sequencer you could make some classic techno, house, trance or any other style of electronic music. The JX-03 Boutique copy was supposed to replace the original for those who didn't want the larger older unit but the sounds are not exactly the same and only four note polyphony it is more limited. The 3P may not have the raw power of the Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 but it does have a sound that's definitely professional and powerful enough on any track. Moog, Oberheim, ARP, and other synthesizer manufacturers might have the bottom end you need for some music but the JX-3P is a very underrated machine."

RE the Jupiter-8 filter via Wikipedia: "The VCF was based on the custom Roland IR3109 IC (also used in the filter circuits of the Jupiter-6, later Jupiter-4 and Promars units, MKS-80 rev 4, Juno-6/Juno-60/Juno-106, SH-101, MC-202, JX-3P and packaged in the 80017a chip used in the Juno-106 and MKS-30, among others)."

Interesting. They all sound significantly different though... I owned most of these and the JX-3P seemed to have the most unique sound of the lot. It just has a different character about it.

Modal Argon 8 Wavetable Synthesizer - Firmware V2.0 Expanded Patches (No Talking)


"This is my first video exploring some of the new patches. I've had the Modal Argon 8 for about a week and this is by far the best synth for the price. Truly a MASSIVE expressive piece of gear! Solid build and athletically pleasing. There is so much potential beyond the stock sounds as well but here are a few that I've tested out so far. Stay tuned for more.

I downloaded the addition patched with the V2.0 Update. Here are the few that I feature throughout the video:

0:00 - 0:37 - 303 Chorus EP
0:52 -3:07 - 309 Ambient Garden
3:27 - 4:24 - 323 Character Patch
4:39 - 5:32 - 329 Soft Vela
5:55 - 7:17 - 348 Brokeass CS80
7:33 - 9:04 - 356 Plink Arp MPE
9:23 - 10:09 - 357 String Piano

One love!"

1010MUSIC bitbox micro


First featured here.

"Double the processing power of the original bitbox for a lot less money - and only 18HP!

24 note Polyphony

Full support for stereo samples and recording in mono or stereo

2 High resolution inputs for audio recording, Gate, CV, or Clock

2 High resolution inputs for Gate, CV, or Clock

4 High quality Inputs for Gate, CV, or Clock

8 Outputs - 3 stereo / 6 mono Audio outputs. 1 stereo Master Audio output

Optimized for 24-bit 48kHz, but can handle any bit depth & sample rate

Built-in microSD card slot that allows users to upgrade firmware, add to the sample library, and even transfer work back to a computer to edit or mix in Ableton Live as the Micro saves a .als file with every preset.

The Micro streams audio from the microSD so you get sample streaming of practically unlimited length

New content for the Micro. You will find a high-quality sound library with one-shots, multi-samples, and loops from SoundtrackLoops, Soundopolis, LoopMasters, and Symplesound on the included microSD card.

The bitbox Micro features our new multisampling tool that allows users to create multi-velocity multisampled 'snapshots' of any MIDI or GATE+CV synthesizer or module."

1010MUSIC bitbox Mk2


First featured here.

"Double the processing power of the original bitbox at the same price - in 26HP!

24 note Polyphony

Full support for stereo samples and recording in mono or stereo

12 Dedicated Gate inputs to trigger pads

4 Shared Gate/CV inputs to trigger pads or modulate internal parameters

4 High-resolution CV inputs for 1v/Oct pitch control or to modulate internal parameters

1 Dedicated Clock input to sync to an external source

2 High-resolution Audio/CV inputs for audio recording or 1v/Oct pitch control

2 stereo / 4 mono Audio outputs assignable in software

The MK2 is optimized for 24-bit 48kHz but can handle any bit depth & sample rate

Built-in microSD card slot that allows users to upgrade firmware, add to the sample library and even transfer work back to a computer to edit or mix in Ableton Live as the MK2 saves a .als file with every preset.

The MK2 streams audio from the microSD card so you get sample streaming of practically unlimited length

New content for the MK2. You will find a high-quality sound library with one-shots, multi-samples, and loops from SoundtrackLoops, Soundopolis, LoopMasters, and Symplesound on the included microSD card.

The MK2 features our new multisampling tool that allows users to create “snapshots” of any Gate+CV synthesizer or module."

ASM Hydrasynth Walkthrough: Part 1 (Overview, Oscillators, Filters)

Red Means Recording

"The Ashun Sounds Machine Hydrasynth is an 8 voice digital wave morphing synthesizer with polyphonic aftertouch. This is a series of videos going over its features and what makes it special.

In this video we go over a general overview, the oscillators, and filters.
00:00 intro
02:13 overview
07:13 oscillators
15:07 filters"

Hands On Waldorf Iridium - Groove Session


"Here is another live session featuring our new Waldorf Iridium. No external equipment/processing tools are used."

Digi OS Upgrades: Sample Slot Randomization & Improved Sample/Sound Management


"You can now use Parameter Randomization on the Digitakt to shuffle sample slots. And, keep your sample list or sound pool better organized across all Digi machines with easier removal of unused sounds. Purging power, leveled up."

80's Japanese Tabletop Analog BBD Delay Comparison

"80's Japanese Tabletop Analog BBD Delay Units Comparison

1. Yamaha E1005 Analog Delay
2. Roland DC-20 Analog Echo
3. Maxon AD-100 Analog Delay

Recorded with Boss Dr. Rhythm DR-660 Drum Machine"

KAWAI K4 Synthesizer - J4-01 CARD - Bank A- Demo Sounds


KAWAI K4 Synthesizer - J4-01 CARD - Bank B- Demo Sounds


Patch n Tweak
Switched On Make Synthesizer Evolution Vintage Synthesizers Creating Sound Fundlementals of Synthesizer Programming Kraftwerk

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