MATRIXSYNTH: 2/1/21

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Bob Moog Foundation 2021 Minimoog Raffle


video by moogfoundation

"The Bob Moog Foundation is excited to announce its 2021 Minimoog Raffle, featuring a vintage, iconic Minimoog Model D synthesizer, serial number 8903, set in a stunning custom cabinet made from rare African Makore.

Update: new video and some pics:

2021 Minimoog Raffle In Custom African Makore Wood Cabinet


For more information, photos and tickets, visit https://bit.ly/MinimoogRaffle2021



The raffle is open internationally from March 1, 2021 until 11:59pm ET on March 29, 2021, or until all 4,500 tickets sell out, whichever comes first.

Funds raised from the raffle will be used to expand the Foundation’s hallmark educational project, Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool, currently inspiring over 3,000 elementary school students per year through the science of sound. The raffle will also help support the Moogseum, an immersive, experiential facility located in Asheville, NC, which brings Bob Moog’s legacy and the science of sound and synthesis alive for people of all ages. The Moogseum was closed for five months in 2020 due to the pandemic.

The vintage Minimoog Model D being offered, serial number 8903, was built at Moog Music's Buffalo, NY-era factory during the late 1970s, has an estimated value of $6,500, and will only go up in value given the highly coveted nature of the synthesizer. This Minimoog has been carefully restored and future-proofed by the renowned synthesizer technician Wes Taggart of Analogics, and is in excellent technical condition. Taggart, also a lauded woodworker, fabricated the custom cabinet from rare African Makore wood, which is known for its beauty, strength, and durability.

To donate to the Bob Moog Foundation, visit http://bit.ly/ContributeBMF"

GIBSON G101 ORGAN Handmade Miniature 1 6 scale


video by Ronaldo Lopes Teixeira ROLT

See the miniature label below for more.

And a Doors cover featuring the Gibson G101:

The Doors-Light My Fire 2-Combo Organ

video by picure

"Me playing on my vintage combo organ collection. Gibson G101 on the bottom and 1979 Rhodes piano bass on top. Enjoy!"

OP-Z // Immerse


video by Payton Carter

"A darker electronic track on the Teenage Engineering OP-Z."

Hazel Mills & Harriet Riley - 'Ghosts' (Live At Home)


video by Hazel Mills

via @sequentialLLC:

"#Prophet6 featured in music from @HazelMills & percussionist @harriet_riley 'Ghosts' (Japan cover) Live At Home"

Video description:

"A live lockdown performance by Hazel Mills (vocals, synths) and Harriet Riley (percussion/marimba). 'Ghosts' (written by David Sylvian, originally performed by Japan).

Mixed by TJ Allen.

Publishers: Chadwick-Nomis Ltd. / Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd."

And the original:

Tatsuya Takahashi's Powers of Ten - a synthematic journey


video by Catalyst Berlin

"Sit back and enjoy the video from Tatsuya Takahashi's presentation at the 2020 Most Wanted: Music hybrid music industry festival. A journey into the depths of some of Tatsuya's instrument design highlights, including the Minilogue, Monologue, Volca, Triggers and the Granular Convolver.

You can watch the full presentation with KORG Germany's CEO and star designer here:"

MW:M20 | Music Instrument Design for the Powers of Ten - Tatsuya Takahashi
video by Most Wanted: Music

"Most Wanted: Music - The Hybrid Music Conference - enables practical know-how transfer, enhanced networking, idea exchange and delivers new perspectives and business models for the music industry. https://mwm-berlin.de/​

Session: Music Instrument Design for the Powers of Ten
Speaker: Tatsuya Takahashi
Video presentation: Catalyst - Institute for Creative Arts and Technology

We are delighted to welcome Tatsuya Takahashi of KORG. Here’s what he had to say about the session- "Making a living from designing musical instruments is a funny business. On one hand they are commercial products. On the other, they are forms of expression. I'll be navigating my experience of grappling with this duality through how many times each project is manufactured - in powers of ten. From the big hit volcas to the personal projects that are painfully close to my soul, each project has a different story to tell, but there's also a continuum that runs through them all."

VAI 25 Godwin Drummaker 45 Computer System


video by Vintage Audio Institute Italia

"Introducing the Godwin Drummaker 45 Computer System.
A stand-alone auto-accompaniment machine with four instrument groups:
A drum machine, a bass section, a chord section and arpeggiator.
The Vermona DEG 500 is in use in the break for wobble effect, otherwise it's the Space Echo spring reverb and Chorus in action.

We've previously made a video demo-ing all the functions of the Drummaker 45, you'll find it" [posted here]. Also see this demo by M. Schmied.

Roland TR-6S Editor / Controller in VST and Standalone Version


video by mller30161

"You can buy it on my Homepage: https://tr-8s-editor-controller.jimdo...​ Price: 6,90 € / $ 7,90 With the TR-6S Editor you have direct access to many parameters from TR-6S. In the PlugIn VST version you can record the controller movements and thus integrate the Roland TR-6S Rhythm Performer into your DAW project. Editor Features: - Direct access to the sound parameters of the Roland TR-6S Rhythm Performer - X-Y modulation of all parameters - All controllers can be automated. - The editor settings can be saved in the DAW with the project The editor is available for PC as VST / Standalone 32/64 bit and for MAC as VST / AU / Standalone 64 bit."

Quasimidi Sirius Synthesizer



via this auction

Akai AX60 Vintage Analog Synthesizer SN 10425-21433



via this auction

"When I was 16 I wanted a car, my parents bought me this synthesizer. I never really did learn how to play it. It has seen minimal hours of use, it's never traveled and has been kept in its case for almost all of its life. Time to let it get used by someone who will appreciate it!

Over all its in really nice condition for being 35 years old.
The only things I see of issue are one key has a very minor chip out of the bottom. 2 slider caps are missing, Everything seems to function as it should except the AUTO Tune button. Once pressed you have to cycle the on/off for the keyboard to play again."

When I was 16 I wanted a synth. I convinced my dad to get me an Oberheim Matrix-6 for my b-day and x-mas gifts that year. I actually begged for it. Hence matrix and MATRIXSYNTH. :)

ENSONIQ Analog DMS-8 MIRAGE Sampler & ESQ-M Wave Synthesizer in Custom Flight Case



via this auction

Yamaha SK-15 Symphonic Ensemble Synthesizer



via this auction

Pic of the inside below.

Akai Professional MPC ONE w/ Original Box



via this auction

STS Serge Animator CV Panel



via this auction

"STS Serge Animator CV panel in excellent shape. There's a tiny bit of washer rash but otherwise very clean. The CV>midi outputs CC data which can really bring life to midi effects. Comes in a deep boat."

Joie de vivre by Moognase





New release from supporting member, Moognase who had the following to say about it:

"The album „Joie de vivre“ is a cycle of ten quiet, meditative pieces. While all orchestrated similarly, based on a classic trio formation (drone, bass/sequence, melody), each one has a special feeling to it, and the whole album encompasses a variety of emotions, from curiosity to desperation to happiness, and finally culminating in a sense of deep serenity. The music was created with a multitracked Moog Grandmother and a small number of outboard effects, from January to February 2021."

Lost for Words by Audio Illustrator





New track from supporting member, James Newman aka Audio Illustrator of New Man Studios who had the following to say about it:

"As in a barren and deserted forest, we often speak but can not utter the right words that would benefit one another.

I hope you enjoy my newest musical reflection."

Synth Spotting with PS Audio: Bi amping with mixed amp types


video by PS Audio

Not a synth video but that is one nice Moog Modular system in the background. :) You might remember it from previous posts here.

"If you are bi-amping your speakers, is it alright to mix amplifier types between the tweeter and woofer?

Get a copy of Paul's new book, The Audiophile's Guide, and its companion reference audio disc. Together, you can make magic. https://www.psaudio.com/products/the-..." [Also on Amazon here]

ladik B-230 Curious Goat Eurorack module


video by RuprechtM

"8-in-1: BPM, tuner, frequency meter, pulse counter, trigger width, gate lenght, stopwatch and temperature.

1Hz input signal used for video (500ms pulse width)"

ladik B-230 Curious Goat (as tuner)
"Showing tuner mode, sweep around 440Hz and jump to approx. 550Hz used as input"

How to program the Oberheim DX, DXa or DMX Drum Machine


video by T O N E L A B

"Skip spiel @4:03​

Now this was a lot of fun taking the old legend from '82 for a spin. Apart from the 808, the DX would have to be one of the most 'fun to program' drum machines around... it's not (just) the vintage 12-bit sounds.. but the workflow and basic, yet 'more-ish' interface... daunting if you're not familiar with it, but once familiar.. it's like riding a bike down a hill. Being able to swap out sound by lifting up the hood, is like a hotting up a car.. 'boffin-style!'

Visit Electrongate for MIDI kits suitable for DX and DMX drum machines that were not fitted with factory MIDI installed: http://electrongate.com/dmxfiles/prod...

Index:
0:00​ Intro and a brief history and overview of the Oberheim DX / DMX Drum Machine range.
4:03​ Panel faders and buttons
5:01​ Rear 'Pitch' controls
5:40​ Tempo
6:38​ Time Signature & Metronome
7:51​ Quantize
8:17​ Swing
8:53​ Length
9:43​ Preparing to record a Sequence
11:00​ Recording a Sequence
11:56​ Copying a Sequence
13:04​ Erasing beats from a Sequence
14:51​ Appending Sequences together
15:48​ Erasing a Sequence
16:12​ Step Recording / Editing
18:14​ Erase all Songs & Sequences
18:41​ Noodling to get some demo Sequences for a Song
22:46​ Song mode
27:21​ Edit Parameter options
29:56​ MIDI Receive channel
30:38​ MIDI Transmit channel"

[LIVESTREAM] 2 iPads and a Model Samples... (and Chill!)


video by Electronisounds Audio

"Super casual music making stream and hangout."

#FFS​ - February Filter Sweep pt 4 - mini synths, gadgets, modular


video by SynthAddict

"A simple FFS run-through of some mixed gear synth filters. Enjoy…

Included gear: Beat Squeezer with Mellotron lowpass, Behringer Neutron, Doepfer A-107 filter, Korg miniKP lowpass, Novation Bass Station II classic BS & acid (ladder) filter, OP-1 Nitro fx lowpass mode, OP-Z lowpass, Roland Boutique SH-01a lowpass, Roland SE-02 with EXT BOX - lowpass and drive, Zoom MS-70CDR comb filter (steppy)"

Update via SynthAddict:

"This is my last #FFS vid, and sure enough, I already got a claim on it.
Blocked countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria."

MODE MACHINES SYNTHLAB - SL1


video by acidjack303



SN 308206-100 via this auction

"The SL-1 Synthlab is a 100% true analog circuitry synthesizer with subtractive synthesis. The type of design started in the early 1970s with voltage-controlled modular systems. The use of the low pass filter on the transistor cascade means the SL-1 Synthlab sounds very similar to well-known early Moog synthesizers.

Features:
· 2 x VCO´s ( 2 waveforms – saw & pulse)
· 1 x VCF (low pass filter 24dB – Moog cascade)
· 1 x VCA
· 1 x Noise
· 1 x Ring modulator
· 1 x Sub oscillator (-2 octaves)
· 2 x LFO (various waveforms and routings)
· 2 x ENV (ADSR for the VCA and AD for the VCF)
· MIDI-CV-Interface with 2 x CV and GATE
· Audio IN
· Audio OUT
· MIDI IN/THRU

Technical specifications:
· Power Supply (18V AC 1000mA)
· Dimensions: 29,8 x 16,5 x 6 cm (L&B&H)
· Weight: 1500 g"

VINTAGE 1978 KORG VC-10 VOCODER SYNTHESIZER MAGAZINE AD 'TALKING MUSIC'



via this auction

"Here is a magazine advertisement for the Korg VC-10 that turns words into music. The guitar tablature on the back shows (c) 1978. 8" x 10 3/4"; has been folded in half."

Oberheim TVS-1 Two Voice Synthesizer



via this auction, also on Reverb

"This unit was just completely serviced by Bell Tone Synth Works in Philadelphia. The PSU was completely rebuilt. The power connector on the rear had to be changed as finding the original power cable proved to be difficult. The unit was completely serviced and any issues found rectified. It was cleaned and is in great playing condition."

Korg Mono/Poly monophonic/polyphonic Synthesizer SN 370121 w/ Case



via this auction

Moog Minimoog Voyager RME SN RM0091



via this auction

DIY Synthesizer with ESP32 (super/hyper saw, aliasing free oscillators)


video by Marcel Licence

"This video shows some impressions of using the ESP32 for a little synthesizer project.
All processing is done on one core with sampling rate of 48kHz.
I've connected a master keyboard via MIDI to a serial input.
The synth actually can play 6 voices together (also with 6 oscillators per voice in unison/detuned mode).
The oscillators are aliasing free (wave forms had been generated in advance to avoid fold back of frequencies above nyquist).
Rough ADSR for velocity and filter is implemented.
---
I am preparing a little arduino project for sharing. It will be available soon..."

You can find additional posts featuring the ESP32 here.

Polymetric Acid - Volca Sample, Beats, Keys & Bass


video by ChrisLody

"This was one of those jams where I went into the studio with no ideas and little enthusiasm, but turned okay I think. I've been making a few bit of polyrhythmic and polymetric at the request of Sonicware as patterns that are going to be presets on the XFM. It's something I really enjoy exploring, especially polymetric music. I love the fact that you can combine some crazy pattern lengths but as long as there is a steady pulse it all makes sense.

In this track the Volca Sample and Keys are playing 4/4 with pattern lengths of 16 while the Beats is set to 14 step and the Bass has it's steps set to 14, 15 and 16. I like that about the Bass, it's quite a polymetric monster just on it's own, I'm not sure Korg did that with any of the other Volcas so far which is a shame I think.

This was also a chance for me to try something I rarely do on the Volcas, play the keyboards on them live. I only realised today that holding a step on the Bass is interrupted by the other layers which can be used to quite a cool effect. I managed to play a bit of a howler in the middle on the Keys tbh, but I quite like it like that :)

Mixed on the Inkel MX880E with reverb from the Zoom 1201 as is so often the case with my jams."

Modular Ambient Dreams


video by

"Lots of modules - lots of patch cables - lots of reverb. A selection of patches from the Roland System 100 and System 100M patch books. All sounds System 700 except the piano - could not make a decent sounding one."

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Roland EM-101 Sound Plus - filter mod - mkII


video by wildchurch

follow-up to this post.

"A quick update on my EM-101 filter mod...

I wasn't happy with the previous approach - trimmer pots mounted to the front panel - it was too fiddly to make any meaningful adjustments.

So here's an improved version - a breakout box connected via a 9-pin D-sub cable.
Proper sized pots to play with, plus the option for foot pedal control.

Cheers!"

Moog Guitar E1-M Tremelo - Moog MP-201 - Roland GR-55



via this auction

Moog E1-M Tremelo Bridge Moog Guitar Black serial # 534

MIDI upgrade (factory installed)

Moog Guitar Custom logo strap

8 extra sets of strings (4 sets of 009 & 4 sets of 010)

Hard Case

Travel Soft Case

Long Cable

Original shipping box and manuals

Moog MP-201 Multipedal - manual and cables

Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer - manual and cables

Condition is excellent

Studio Use Only

Buchla Easel Command High Pass


video by Todd Barton

"The quasi high pass filtering on the Easel Command with LPG 1 and LPG2 in series.
https://www.patreon.com/synthtodd"

DX5 playing Depeche Mode "Black Celebration" cover (Updated)


video by DX5

"Updating a song I had covered with lyrics (not my voice then) years ago. This is a combination of the album and "The Tube" live versions.

Gear used.
Left upper: Emu Emax ('A brief period' is my own voice overprocessed. Toms and 'plink' sound are original, as well as the bass on the upper octaves. Solo sound is a sampled DX7).
Lower: Emu Emax II.
Right: Roland Promars.

Backtrack previously recorded on Pro Tools.
Song composed by Martin L. Gore.
Performed here by Jose Maria Bara."

Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 Rev 3.2 w/ MIDI Signed by Greg Hawkes of 'The Cars'



via this auction

"Runs good. Battery was replaced in 2015.

Keyboard contacts cleaned and adjusted within the last 6 months.

Let's Go !!!"

MFB NANOZWERG SN 11341



via this auction

U349 - Pulsar 23, TT303, 0-Coast, OP-1 Jam


video by Chris Gilkes

"Another Techno jam with my favourite gear."

Casio CT410V demo track


video by ikworgek

Demo track of the Casio CT-410V
Analog synthesizer
All sounds from the casio
Some delay
enjoy!

Cables For Clouds - Black Hole Symphony


video by Cables For Clouds

"I did not want to unpatch this but after 3 months trying to fine tune this song recording it multiply times, i realized this try was as close as I will get...in other words, just had to move on.
This took me some time, feel free to share.

https://www.cablesforclouds.com
✶ Follow Here ✶
https://open.spotify.com/artist/2xM5S...
https://www.instagram.com/cables_for_...

Interplanetary Revolution (Межпланетная революция) - Synthesizer soundtrack for Soviet animated film


video by CatSynth TV

"Original retro-style synthesizer soundtrack on a segment of "Interplanetary Revolution" a surreal Soviet animated short released in 1924. Specifically, we use the segment from about 3:30​ to the end of the film.

Original film can be found at https://archive.org/details/silent-in...​
Interplanetary Revolution was a short animated film created in the Soviet Union in 1924 by Nikolai Khodataev, Zenon Komissarenko, Youry Merkulov. It mixes cel animation and collage, and it notable for its trippy and surreal style.

Music by Amanda Chaudhary. All sound sources are fed through Wires, a plugin by AudioThing that recreates a 1970s Soviet-era wire recorder. You can see our demo/tutorial of Wires at https://youtu.be/H4iG8QkBnCc​

Software synthesizers used:
Arturia CS-80 V
Arturia Buchla Easel V
Arturia Mini V3
Arturia Wurli V
MOK Waverazor
Additional sounds from BOOM Library Mechanicals and Cinematic Metals

Please subscribe to this channel for music and cultural content coming out regularly, and please consider supporting us:
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/catsynth
Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/catsynth"

Woody's epic hand-built NORD ELECTRO ORGAN


video by Woody Piano Shack

"DIY Hammond Organ Clonewheel I made in 2006 using an old Nord Electro and some dubious carpentry skills."

MORE WOODY PIANO SHACK
► WEBSITE https://woodypianoshack.com - additional links there.
► PIANO INSPIRATION SERIES http://bit.ly/inspiration_welcome
► SUPPORT http://bit.ly/wps_support

EC Episode 5 addendum


video by Todd Barton

"Exploring external VCAs for Modulation and Complex Oscillators.
Here's a link to Episode 5 in case you missed it: [posted here]

https://www.patreon.com/synthtodd"
Buchla Easel Command Explorations by Todd Barton

emu random


video by zack dagoba

"some closeups of the Emu Modular, and a self-playing patch"

Roland Synthesizer System100 Manual - Japanese



via this auction

Korg DW-8000 Vintage Analog Hydrid Synthesizer and Retroaktiv DW-8P Programmer



via this auction

"The Korg DW-8000 has been unsung hero for decades but has finally been getting the credit it deserves. The dual DWGS oscillators are amazing and offer some really unique waveforms you wont find anywhere else. You’d be hard pressed to find another feature rich synthesizer: four oscillator modes (Poly 1 & 2, Unison 1 & 2), a 24 dB VCF filter, 2 unique 6 section envelope generators (ADBSSR), digital delay, velocity, aftertouch, and an arpeggiator.

The DW-8P programmer gives you hands on control over every parameter and more. The patch generator feature is among the best and most consistent ive ever used and can be sound specific (pads, bass, bells, analog, digital, random and more). The added EFX section gives new sonic territory to an already lethal unit.

Both units are fully functional. The #2 button on the front panel takes an extra press sometimes and the occasionally the highest A or A# note (but not the key) will hang (a power cycle will fix it). The Korg has some scratches normal for its age and the DW-8P is practically flawless.

The DW-8000 is unsung is great at dark airy strings, PPG-like pads and thick unison bass."

YAMAHA CS-15 Vintage Analog Synthesizer SN 5690



via this auction

Moog Cp251 Control Proccesing Moogerfooger



via this auction

Roland MKS -70 & Octatrack


video by Adam Jay

"OT sending live 4-note chord inversions to Roland MKS-70.
MKS-70 into Eventide Blackhole pedal.
G# Minor"

Friday, February 26, 2021

Eurorack and TouchDesigner - Audio Visual Patch (BIA, Beads, Planar2, Mimeophon, Arbhar, Ts-L)


video by Omri Cohen

"Consider joining me on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/omricohen
Patching techniques and ideas that I continue updating - https://bit.ly/3o1Q3Sg

Here are some patch notes:
------------------------------------------------
- The Ts-L is going to Planar2, and from there, once to the Imitor Versio and once to the Mimeophon so I can scan through those 2 outputs.
- The Ts-L is sequenced by the Voltage Block through Harmonaig.
- The BIA is also receiving pitch from Harmonaig and it's going to Beads.
- I have a kalimba recorded on Arbhar.
- Each of those sounds is modulating different parameters in TouchDesigner, controlling the visuals in real-time. "

KAWAI POLYPHONIC SYNTHESIZER SX-210 SN 6484



via this auction

Quasimidi Sirius Synthesizer / Sequencer Demos

videos by Hank Coffey

Playlist:
1. Quasimidi Sirius Synthesizer - Sequencer and Basic Operation
2. Quasimidi Sirius Synthesizer Demo

Jexus WC Olo Garb reference at 3:22.

They Have Arrived | Moog One


video by Chris Hunt

"They have arrived, but do not worry. They are only here to observe. Do not look into their eyes. Do not acknowledge that you see them. When they leave, you will know. 🤭"

Teenage Engineering OP-1 Keyboard Synthesizer



via this auction

ALM/Busy Circuits System Coupe



via this auction

"The system coupe is a modern modular groove box combing both digital and analog technologies. It features various sound sources, innovative pattern creation and sequencing, modulation, sampling, processing and integration with external equipment.

Use the Coupe as a creative tool to sketch new original musical ideas and phrases, an enjoyable persuit to take on travels, a flexible instrument for live sets or imaginative first, or ongoing steps into modern modular synthesis. The System Coupe works great on its own or in partnership with your existing set up."

OB-E MPE SET-UP


video by GForce Software

"A tutorial video showing how to set-up MPE in ROLI Connect and OB-E version 1.0.1.

If you don't seem to have full slide or Y-Axis MPE functionality please update to version 1.0.1."

Mitch's Korg 700 Repair (by synthpro)


video by synthpro

"Hey Guys,

this is a video I made for Mitch going over his Mini-Korg. I thought some of you may appreciate seeing a review of this synth as well."

Korg Trident - 1980 Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer


video by Perfect Circuit

"Originally produced at the dawn of the 1980s, the Korg Trident is an 8-voice, polyphonic analog synthesizer with three distinct, programmable sections. The Synthesizer, Brass, and Strings section can be dialed in to your liking, and then layered together for complex patches or assigned to split sections of the keyboard for totally independent parts. Each section of the Trident certainly has its own sonic identity, so crafting pads, basses, leads, and other sounds becomes easier after spending some time to learn the strengths and features within each section. There’s also a global Flanger effect which can be assigned to one of the three sections, great for building washy pads with the Synthesizer or Strings sections.

In this video, we show off a handful of the lush, vintage sounds that can be coaxed out of this classic synthesizer. The Trident is certainly an instrument that rewards playing its keyboard, while engaging and tweaking the different sections as a performance element. We also showcase some of the Trident’s external CV inputs with a small set of Eurorack modules, expanding the instrument with more complex modulations than what is possible within the Trident alone.

Visit our online shop: https://www.perfectcircuit.com/?utm_s..."

Elektron Analog Rytm MK2 Performance


video by Patchwerks Seattle

"In this video Steven Ly (Project 32) of Patchwerks performs on the Analog Rytm MK2 by Elektron.

The Analog Rytm MK2 is an 8 voice drum machine with both analog voices and sample playback. Not to mention it can sample and resample with a dedicated sample input and waveform view. The Rytm was designed with live performance in mind - offering 12 scenes and 12 performance macros.

Learn more about the Rytm MK2 here: https://bit.ly/elektron_analog_rytmmk2

https://patchwerks.com/
Video by: Matthew Piecora (aka EZBOT)
https://www.ezbot.live"

emu square


video by zack dagoba

"I put the Emu Modular into a new hardwood cabinet - it matches the original 14U Emu cabinets from the 1970s. Woooo!"

InfraDeep PVX-800 Demo | No Talking


video by Futulyric

"Тест одного из первых экземпляров аналогового синтезатора PVX -800 производства InfraDeep (Сибирь). Инструмент задумывался по мотивам известного Поливокса, однако, на мой взгляд, получился гораздо шире по возможностям."

Googlish:

"A test of one of the first copies of the analog synthesizer PVX-800 manufactured by InfraDeep (Siberia). The instrument was conceived based on the well-known Polivoks, however, in my opinion, it turned out to be much wider in its capabilities."

See the InfraDeep label below for more.

SoundsDivine 'The Sweet Spot' - BX_Oberhausen


video by SoundsDivine111

"This is a demo of the presets from 'The Sweet Spot' soundset for BX_Oberhausen.
For more information, please follow the link below:
https://soundsdivine.com/product/bx_o...

00:00​ Intro
00:10​ Soft Sevenths
00:57​ Groovy Metrics
02:47​ Discrete VCO
03:28​ Slow PMW
04:12​ Legato Sync
04:57​ Vintage Oberheim
05:38​ Son Of 16 Voice
07:20​ Moogy Legato
08:14​ Octave Swell"

Slow peaceful ambient Waldorf Iridium patch


video by Ambiotic Fluid

"A quiet slow ambient improvisation with a Waldorf Iridium custom patch"

Qu-Bit Introduces Cascade: Ratcheting Envelope Generator


video by Qu - Bit



"Cascade is a ratcheting envelope generator, VCA, and sound source all within a compact form factor. The unique interactions of its feature set open up new worlds of rhythmic patching and modulation. Easily create ratcheting sequences, bouncy-ball modulation, and pumping compression, all within a single module.

At its core, Cascade is a powerful envelope generator, which is normaled to a high fidelity 2164 based VCA. You can patch in external audio to the VCA, or take advantage of 4 internal audio algorithms: white noise, 808 kick and hi-hat, and a high frequency sine tone. Cascade will open up your system in ways that make you wonder how you ever lived without it.

• Envelope output and internal audio generated at 96kHz
• High fidelity 2164 based analog VCA topology
• Analog signal path with digital control for envelope following, compression, and classic VCA behaviors
• Snappy envelopes all the way down to 500 microseconds in length
• Reprogrammable via the Daisy ecosystem"

KORG POLYSIX Analog Synthesizer (1982) The Classic 70s String Machine in the Synth. Cinematic Sound


video by RetroSound

"(c)2007-21 by RetroSound
supported by UVI: http://bit.ly/retrosound-uvi

Can you replace a classic 70s string machine with a synthesizer?
Yes, you can, even if the concept is different. With the Polysix you get a synthesizer with analog chorus, phaser and ensemble effect. The Ensemble fx in particular is ideal for creating wide and soft strings. The internal effect section is generated via three serial BBD delays. Another plus point is the soft SSM filter.

all sounds: Korg Polysix Analog Synthesizer (1982)
recording: multi-track, played by hand

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 synth shirts or music albums. Thank you!

RetroSound Home: https://retrosound72.wixsite.com/home​"

Korg Sigma KP-30 Monophonic Vintage Analog Synthesizer



via this auction

Access Virus TI2 Whiteout Limited Edition SN 003 of 150



via this auction

"Mint condition Access Virus TI2 limited whiteout edition. I love this synth so much but I have to part ways with it. It has the best keyboard action in the world hands down. Such a beautiful piece of music history, atheistically and sonically. #3 of 150 in the entire planet. Hardly used ever, spent 90% of the time under a protective cover, in a smoke free studio."

Sonicware Liven XFM Prototype - Demo 4 - Adding Layers Live


video by ChrisLody

"This is something I'd planned to play in a stream at some point and still may do that as a demonstration as it shows how live elements can be added to the Liven XFM tracks live

So when the sequencer starts to play the synth engines, sounds and setting are already loaded in but only the bass has been programmed. You'll see me punch in some rhythms for the drums then unmute that track so it plays. I then use the Parameter Lock to change step 15 to a clap and set the reverb level for the clap on that step only. I then real-time record the slightly unsettling pad sound and play the lead live.

The sequencer also offers non-realtime step sequencing as another way of entering note information which is how the bassline was programmed in which is done in the same way that I programmed the drums, but I'll save the details of that for a tutorial video"

See the Sonicware label below for more.

Shared System Tutorials | Part 32 | Mimeophon Microsound


video by Cinematic Laboratory

"Always fun to create a new episode! As I mentioned before I am now including the full range of MakeNoise modules in these tutorials to accomodate people who need to know more about QPAS and Mimeophon. This session is about microsound exploration on the Mimeophon instead of Morphagene. The Morph has a Strega reel because I also wanted to find out how this evil little machine would sound in a bigger setting. So there's a lot of noise coming up. Have fun, and modulars really help you to stay home, safe and inspired!"

Sensel and SonalSystem present; Analog Essentials MPE


video by Sensel

"Analog Essentials was created by the pros at SonalSystem. It is a deep collection of chromatically sampled synthesizers, arranged into presets for Ableton Live 10 & 11 as well as Logic Pro X 10.5.

Vintage synthesizers and modern eurorack creations were processed and sampled for every note and meticulously prepared for Live and Logic Samplers into instrument racks that give you immediate and full control over variation and mix. The resulting sounds emanate a vintage, “video shack soundtrack” vibe that is hard to resist.

MPE is mapped for each preset, offering full expressive control over all sounds, bringing all the character and richness of analog into a modern, powerful format. (Note: Live 10 has no MPE mappings). In total, the sound pack includes 60+ Presets for Leads, Bass, Pads, and Drones, 3000+ sample files (with loop points in meta data), and 9+ GB of pure sonic bliss.

On sale for just $39 for the next two weeks ($59 MSRP)!

LEARN MORE about Analog Essentials at https://morph.sensel.com/pages/sonal-ae"

Techtonics Sound Set for Live 11 and Bitwig Studio


video by Sensel

"Techtonics features presets for the newly released Ableton Live 11 and Bitwig Studio 3.3+. It offers dark sounds, gritty textures, and rich harmonics that were sampled from analog synths like the Moog Subharmonicon, Meeblip Geode, and Buchla Music Easel. Included are 13 Sampler synths, over 60 polyrhythmic loops, five drum racks of percussion and bass kits, and a full kit of 16 unique kick drums. The result is a veritable construction kit for modern techno-derived genres that rely heavily on rhythm.

Beyond great sounds, Techtonics has many creative uses of MPE. For example, the vertical "slide" gesture on the "Kits" is used to create a "rim" at the top of all the pads, when played with a 4x4 grid. This rim adds a distortion, effect, filter, or other variation to the pad.

On sale for just $39 for the next two weeks ($59 MSRP)!

LEARN MORE about Techtonics at https://morph.sensel.com/pages/sounds..."

Thursday, February 25, 2021

ARPchives LIVE! Feb 24, 2021 with DJ CherishThe Luv


video by Alan R. Pearlman Foundation

"More of the Synth Sisterhood... d'ARP and DJ CherishTheLuv have a bi-coastal dialogue!! This Livestream includes some deep, heartfelt and outstanding perfomances by the multi-talented DJ Cherish as well as discussions about the healing power of music. 'We laughed, we cried' and most of all, had some heart-opening and mind-blowing sounds. Not to be missed."

https://alanrpearlmanfoundation.org/

Roland MKS-80 Super Jupiter | The Prince of Analoge 80s Power!


video by Espen Kraft

[Clarification in case the synth police shows up: The MKS-80 is closer to the Jupiter-6 than the Jupiter-8.

Internal chips:
Jupiter-6: 12x CEM3340 VCO, 6x IR3109 VCF, 6x CEM3360 Dual VCA
MKS-80 (to serial #511799/early models): 16x CEM3340 VCO, 8x IR3109 VCF, 8x CEM3360 Dual VCA (4 for X-Mod)
MKS-80 (serial #511800 and higher/later models): 16x IR3R03 VCO, 8x IR3R05 VCF/VCA, 4x CEM3360 Dual VCA (for X-Mod)

The Jupiter-8 also used a Roland IR3109 IC for the VCF, BA662 for the VCA, and IR3R01 for Envelopes.

Via wikipedia: "The voice architecture is almost identical to the Jupiter-6 synthesizer, the service manual states that "The module board of MKS-80 features the following in addition to that of JP-6, its brother module. 1) HPF. 2) Low boost circuit in the 2nd VCA. 3) DC supply current boost circuit (IC50)." The unit is fully capable of producing most of the Jupiter-6's signature sounds, in addition to many sounds unique to the MKS-80. In February 1985, Roland started producing a new revision of MKS-80, known as "Rev 5", that had no ties with any previous Jupiter's hardware, as it used a new generation of both Roland VCO's, VCA's and filter. The Rev 5 filter was also used in JX-8P, JX-10 and MKS-70 synthesizers."

And the following which I thought intersting:

"Confusion with Jupiter 8
In 1998, UK magazine Sound on Sound published an article about MKS-80. It contained a critical typo. Instead of referring to Jupiter 6, the comment about the rack version constantly referred to Jupiter 8, leading to serious confusion and even spreading myths across various online forums. However, once we read that article and replace numbers 8 and 6, the whole part of the article suddenly makes sense: 'The MKS80 delivered the entire Jupiter 6 wish-list and more, including a much larger memory and upgraded internal electronics. Now let's get one thing clear -- despite a few commentators postulating otherwise, the MKS80 had nothing to do with the Jupiter 8. Although there were ultimately to be two versions of the instrument (one with the Jupiter 6's Curtis oscillators, the other with custom chips developed by Roland themselves) both retained the architecture of the Jupiter 6, sounded identical to the Jupiter 6 and, apart from their many enhancements, were the rackmount module versions of the Jupiter 6.'." Also see this post for The Story of the Roland JUPITER-8 & JUPITER-6.]

--- That said, here is the description for the video above:

"Roland MKS-80 - the Super Jupiter. Rolands last analog VCO synth and one that packs all the punch of the mighty Jupiter 8 and 6 into one box

With 8 voices, 16 VCOs, fast envelopes, cross modulation, sync, 2 ADSRs, a very flexible LFO and velocity and pressure sensitivity over Midi, the Super Jupiter was the professional musicians dream module in the mid 80s. Used on countless hit records.

Support this channel on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/espenkraft​

Through the years the MKS-80 came out in a Rev.4 and a Rev.5 and the debate over which one sounds the best never seems to stop. I don't care about that at all. The versions used in this video are both Rev.5, but as I actually compare these to a Jupiter 8 here, no one should tell me that the Rev.5 can't sound like it. It DOES sound like it, down to 99% and that's enough for me.

A big thanks to Joakim Tysseng for the loan of the Jupiter 8 and a big thanks to Brynjulf Blix for the one MKS-80 and the MPG-80 programmer. Anders Jensen has as always been very kind too and thanks for the other MKS-80 Anders, as well and for all the driving!

The other MKS-80 programmer I use here is from Retroaktiv and that's a new one. I did a demo of that just a couple of videos before this so check that out if you want to."

Intellijel Metropolix + E-RM Polygogo


video by Genshi Media Group

"::| TO HEAR THE FULL RANGE OF FREQUENCIES AND STEREO EFFECTS, A GOOD PAIR OF HEADPHONES ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED |::

Another quick test of the new "Accumulator" feature on the Intellijel Metropolix, this time sequencing the E-RM Polygogo module."

MPE and Vintage Knob Support Update for the Sequential Prophet-6 and OB-6 Now Available



You might remember the beta OS announcement for MPE and vintage knob support posted here. The update is out of Beta and now available. via Sequential:

"Sequential has just released a new OS for the Prophet-6 and the OB-6 that adds much-anticipated features:

- Support for MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression). This enables the Prophet-6 and OB-6 to respond to MPE-driven controllers such as the LinnStrument®, Expressive E Osmose®, Roli Seaboard® series, and others.

- Prophet-5 Rev 4-style “vintage” mode. This gives the Prophet-6 and OB-6 a looser, more organic sound that emulates the behavior of vintage synthesizers where the behavior of individual oscillators, filters, and envelopes vary from voice to voice.

- Improved aftertouch curves for enhanced expressiveness when using the Prophet-6 and OB-6’s own keyboard.

- The new features significantly enhance the expressivity of both instruments.

We encourage you to try them out.

Download the new Prophet-6 OS

Download the new OB-6 OS"

Ghost In Translation DRONE x CYCLE


video by Ghost In Translation

"I'm adding some new functionality to my modules, this is still a work in progress but will be soon available.

The modules can now easily listen to MIDI CC messages and use them to control anything. Additionally I am working on a web editor to be able to configure all the MIDI settings.

For this demo I also pimped CYCLE and added a 'MIDI CC scale' in which mode it sends CC messages instead of notes.

All code available on GitHub: https://github.com/ghostintranslation/"

Luke Gomm - Red Flashing Lights (Visualizer)


video by Luke Gomm

New collab with some synth spotting from supporting member 磁鬼頻率.

Filmed & edited by Ben Gomm
Glitch art by 磁鬼頻率
Graphics by @_og_graphics_

Written, performed & produced by Luke Gomm
Co-written by Jason Miles
Additional vocals by Tehillah Daniel
Bass guitar by Darryl Dodoo
Additional programming by Phil Davidson
Mix by David Jones
Mastering by Stuart Hawkes

Cover art by Hasworld

℗ Taste of '96

R E T R O W A V E S // Korg Prologue, Prophet-6, OB-6, TR-808 - Looped By Squarp Pyramid


video by MR TUNA Music

Found deep within the archives
Originally recorded January 2020

GEAR USED:
Korg Prologue
Sequential Circuits Prophet-6
Sequential Circuits / Oberheim OB-6
Roland TR-808
Roland MX-1
Squarp Pyramid

Roland Verselab MV-1: Did they fix its biggest flaw? "Bring Your Own Screen" added using Zenbeats


video by loopop

"By far the biggest complaint about Roland's new Verselab MV-1 was that its screen is small. BYOS may solve the problem."

Follow-up to loopop's Verselab MV-1 Review here.

Update: and the press release:



"Free Zenbeats 2.1 Update Adds Integration with Roland VERSELAB MV-1 Song Production Studio Hardware, Audio Editor Improvements, and More to Roland’s Award-Winning Zenbeats Music Creation App

Roland, a leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic musical instruments and software products, announces the availability of Zenbeats 2.1, a free update for their award-winning music creation app. Zenbeats 2.1 is packed with music creation tools allowing anyone to be creative, anytime, anywhere. New features include plug-and-play functionality with the recently released Roland VERSELAB MV-1 Song Production Studio hardware, Audio Editor improvements including Reverse and Fade functions, improved mixer, and much more.

Finish Music Faster with VERSELAB and Zenbeats

With Zenbeats, you can now connect Roland VERSELAB to your computer, tablet, or smartphone for quick and easy song production. Using hardware and software integration, enhance your workflow with full touch capabilities on mobile, graphical organization of VERSELAB clips and sections, easy tone editing, full mixing capabilities, mastering FX editing, and stem export support to any DAW right inside of Zenbeats.

Edit Audio with Reverse and Fades

With improved audio editing, users can now reverse any loop or recorded audio clip and Fade-in/Fade-out functions with non-destructive cropping to edit your audio parts with ease.

Roland Zenbeats 2.1 key features include:
Roland VERSELAB MV-1 Project Integration – Plug-and-play with VERSELAB with on-screen plugin, effects, and mixing capabilities.
Audio Editor Enhancements – Audio loops and recordings can now be edited with non-destructive cropping, smooth fading and reverse functions.
Enhanced Mixing Capabilities – Increased precision for mixer level and pan controls and better full screen support.
Flexible Audio Output with Channels – New audio output routing options enable fluid integration with outboard gear such as mixers and effects.
Simplified Audio I/O settings – With streamlined audio I/O, users can set up studio Inputs and Outputs in seconds.
MIDI Device Support Settings – Set up devices for greater control with MIDI and select more options to streamline how Zenbeats interacts with external instruments and production equipment.

Pricing options for Zenbeats include: Free, Platform Unlock, Ultimate Unlock, and Roland Cloud Membership
Free: With the free version of Zenbeats, access music production essentials and the ability to purchase additional loops and presets in the Zenbeats In-App Store.
Platform Unlock (starting at $14.99): Get all features, instruments, and effects on your favorite platform devices. Platform Unlock Includes 2,500+ presets, loops, sounds (1.5 GB), full ZC1 synthesizer with 90 built-in MFX, full SampleVerse modular synthesizer with editor, VST/AU/AUv3 plugin support, and unlimited mixing and export capabilities.
Ultimate Unlock ($149.99): Get all features, instruments, effects, and store packs on all platforms and devices. Ultimate Unlock includes 10,000+ presets, loops, sounds (7 GB), full ZC1 synthesizer with 90 built-in MFX, full SampleVerse modular synthesizer with editor, VST/AU/AUv3 support, and unlimited mixing and export capabilities.
Roland Cloud Core Membership (starting at $2.99/month or $29.99/year): Sign up for Roland Cloud Core membership and receive Zenbeats Ultimate Unlock including everything above. Plus, you’ll get access to the wider world of ZEN-Core including ongoing expansions. With this flexible workflow, users can utilize the same tones in ZC1 in ZENOLOGY and ZEN-Core-compatible hardware.

Zenbeats is available on most devices including Chrome OS systems supporting Android apps, Android 8.0+, iOS 11+, macOS 10.11+, and Windows PCs running Windows 8/10, with 2GB of RAM, and 2GB of available storage."

Experiment: running the Crumar Performer plugin on a Raspberry Pi 4


video by zioguido

"We tried to compile and run the Crumar Performer plugin on a Raspberry Pi 4... 😎

(Music by Max Tempia using only the Performer for all sounds except drums)"

KORG Special Edition 15th Anniversary Edition with Original Box



via this auction

True Trance Sounds V1 for Zen Core


video by Igor Leus

"Buy Link! - https://www.natlifesounds.com/product...​

True Trance Sounds V1 - Massive soundbank for Roland Zen Core family, which includes Zenology/Pro, Fantom, Jupiter X/XM, MC707/101, Zenbeat, RD-88, and Axe-Edge. The sound palette of this pack comes from the end of 90' and early 2000'. From beautiful Trance Plucks, powerful Leads, deep and strong basses to smooth Keys and floating Pads. It includes some of the most exciting sounds of those years, like Supersaw, M1 Bass. Of course not without more modern sounds, many of which you can hear here. It's the first true sound library that opens the full power of the Zen Core engine.

Soundset contains 64 patches, which:

4 Bells/Clav
19 Synth Bases
13 Plucks
5 AAH/Choirs
9 Leads
9 - Pad/Strings
1 ARP
4 - Synth/Sound FX's
4 - Poly/Keys"

Dark Cosmic Ambient Drone // Waldorf Iridium


video by Ambiotic Fluid

"Dark ambient custom Waldorf Iridium patch"

Noise Engineering Noise Cues Episode 2: BIA and MI uncommon sounds


video by Noise Engineering

"In this episode we talk about our two most popular oscillators, and how to make them both do what they are NOT known for. Every wonder how to use BIA as a main voice, or how to make the MI pretty? We cover all of it in this video."

Basek BIA video posted here.

Basek MI video :posted here.

Noise Engineering Noise Cues Episodes

Buchla Easel K Pitch Bend


video by Todd Barton

"Answering a question about how to setup Pitch Bend on the Buchla Easel K. Here are a couple of options.
My patreon: https://www.patreon.com/synthtodd"

New Baloran Demo: Exploration des saturations des VCA mélangeurs et quelques écrans ;)


video by Laurent Baloran

"J'en dévoile un peu plus à chaque fois ;)
J'explore ici les saturations des VCAs mélangeur. Quand j'interviens sur un encodeur à droite du panneau, il change le gain des VCAs. Je trouve cette saturation très musicale, elle ne fait que déformer les ondes, j'adore. Sinon, je m'amuse un peu aussi avec le Tap LFO et les différentes synthèses : analogique, numériques ou mixte (CAN et traitement numérique).
Au tout début, vous entendez un module de synthèse numérique qui séquence via des divisions eucliennnes 4 oscillateurs + enveloppe individuelle."

Googlish:

"I reveal a little more each time;)
Here I explore the saturations of mixer VCAs. When I intervene on an encoder on the right of the panel, it changes the gain of the VCAs. I find this saturation very musical, it only distorts the waves, I love it. Otherwise, I also have a little fun with the Tap LFO and the different syntheses: analog, digital or mixed (ADC and digital processing).
At the very beginning, you hear a digital synthesis module which sequences via euclean divisions 4 oscillators + individual envelope."

See the Baloran label below for more.

Baseck plays Strega, from Make Noise & Alessandro Cortini


video by baseck

"Baseck plays Strega, from Make Noise & Alessandro Cortini"

MANTHER MONDAYS

Videos by Malekko HeavyIndustry

"These are simple, one minute clips of saved presets as examples of the power of the Manther. Recall preset, press play, then make adjustments to have fun."

Making A Drum Machine Twin T Drums - Practical Electronics January 1978


video by THE MUSEUM OF EVERYTHING ELSE

ARCHIVE COPY :-
https://worldradiohistory.com/UK/Prac...
other issues here :-
https://worldradiohistory.com/Practic...

THE MUSEUM OF EVERYTHING ELSE Making A Drum Machine posts

Norand Mono - Jam #3 with Latest Firmware Update


video by Norand

"Jam session with the last firmware update.
No processing, only one source : Mono :)"

Gieskes Starving binary + Vu-Perc


video by ggijs

0:00​​ Starving binary trigger's vu perc's, in the second part the square wave output form the Doepfer LFO goes into the cv input of the Starving binary.

1:00​​ A more complicated patch where I control the whole sequence with the offset of the CV input of the Starving binary. The CV input of the Starving binary is connected to one of its own outputs.

Wiard 300 Series System



via this auction

Modules:
2 x CVCO
Mixolator
Borg Filter
Wave Multiplier (custom made by Metalbox)
Envelator
311a Joystick
Blue frame
Cables

ARP 1621 SEQUENCER SN 0086 w/ TWIN BUS MODIFICATION



via this auction

"Sequencer is in "good" condition for it years. As seen in the pictures is a VERY LOW Serial Number 86. This unit belonged to Patrick Moraz of the bands "YES" and "The Moody Blues" It was given to me during the time I worked with him 25ish years ago. He is also pictured on the original Manual Art. Has a as far as I know one of a kind "Twin Gate BUS MOD". See picture with original sticker of work done in England, I don't fully remember what the Twin Gate BUS MOD did, but I believe it allowed for 1/32 notes. I cannot find any documentation to prove it though. I have no way to "FULLY" test the device anymore. It powers on and I can step through the sequence. Some of the slider caps need replacement and can be purchased on an ebay auction for 5 euro ea. One of the Twin Gate switches needed replacing so I replaced all 16 of them. Those switches for your information - SPDT UP-DOWN-UP ; 3 position Switches"

MTI Auto Orchestra



via this auction

"Unique piece of vintage electronic equipment here. This is an ultra rare MTI Auto Orchestra. This is an all-in-one, one person band device. The bass works with the foot pedals and the volume and key you play in is controlled by the volume foot pedal. This model comes with the rhythm expansion pack and has a whole other bank of rhythms! You can plug any 1/4” instrument in this as well. This thing is SWEET!"

Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 Promo Mailer Folder



via this auction

"This original vintage Sequential Circuits Promo Mailer was used in the 70’s to mail out promo material of Sequential Circuits equipment."

Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 Fold-Out Brochure



via this auction

"This original vintage Sequential Circuits Fold Out Brochure contains information and picture’s of the the Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 synthesizer, Model 700 Programmer and Model 800 Sequencer."

MISC Sequential Circuits Brochures



via this auction

Brochures for the Sequential Circuits Pro-Fx, Model 64 MIDI Sequencer Cart, Prophet 2000/2002 Memory Expansion, Sound Disks, and Prophet-5 Remote Keyboard.

Kurzweil K2600R



via this auction

The pictures describe the Very Good physical condition. Excepting one: the Rom, P/Ram & memory slots are filled - Rom 4 is the only one still open (RM-4 Vintage Electric Piano or RM-5 General MIDI card would fit here).

This has the Digital I/O's on back and LoZ & HiZ I/O's on front.

OS 4.1, Base Rom, Contemporary Rom & Farm, SD Piano Rom floppies & CD of additional programs included. Unit also has the sampler.

Sonically Excellent.

Pic of the inside below.

Mattel Synsonics Drums - 80s Drum Machine Synth Sequencer w/ Instructions Manual



via this auction

Casio CZ3000 Phase Distortion Synthesizer



via this auction

Propellerhead Introduces Algoritm FM Synthesizer for Reason

"Algoritm FM Synthesizer has landed in the Reason Rack! Whether it's shimmering bells, angry bass, apocalyptic noise or dreamy pads, Algoritm's combination of FM operators, wavetable oscillators, waveform shapers, and filters come together to make a sound design playground. In this tutorial Ryan will demystify the sometimes abstract concept of FM synthesis and get you making custom sounds with Algoritm's powerful and intuitive design.

0:00​ Intro

0:50​ What is FM Synthesis?
1:56​ Algoritm’s FM Operators
3:26​ Making a Bell Sound
4:56​ Multiple FM Operators
5:41​ The Routing Section
6:42​ Using Feedback Loops
7:28​ Going beyond FM Synthesis
8:34​ The Wavetable Oscillator
9:24​ Using the Filter module
10:51​ The Randomizer
11:50​ Randomizing a pad
13:05​ Outro"

Музыкальный синтезатор Retrobox. Демонстрация звука. / Music synthesizer. Sound demonstration.


video by Игорь Светлов

23 встроенных звука. Монофонический. Сенсорная клавиатура.
23 built-in sounds. Monophonic. The touch keyboard.

Googlish:

23 built-in sounds. Monaural. Touch keyboard.
23 built-in sounds. Monophonic. The touch keyboard.

Touch screws!

Previous project:

Спят усталые игрушки, книжки спят

Мелодия из "Спокойной ночи, малыши" на Сонарвоксе (SonarVox).
Похож по управлению на терменвокс, но это другой инструмент.

Googlish:

Melody from "Good night, kids" on SonarVox.
It is similar in control to the theremin, but it is a different tool.

Sinevibes KORG FX - Albedo


video by Sinevibes

"Albedo by Sinevibes is a granular cloud reverb effect plugin for KORG prologue, minilogue xd and NTS-1."



via Sinevibes

"Albedo is a granular cloud reverb plugin for KORG prologue, minilogue xd and NTS-1. It continuously records audio into a buffer, and at the same time plays multiple looping snippets from it – with each such snippet or “grain” having its own randomized size and position. Together with feedback and additional stereo widening, this creates a lush “cloud of sound” reverb effect. The algorithm also features a “freeze” mode: it can stop overwriting the buffer and play the granular cloud indefinitely, making it possible to layer any other sounds on top of it. This plugin comes in two versions: 16 grains with forward playback (+) and 10 grains with reverse playback (-)."

Sinevibes Korg FX - Albedo from Sinevibes on Vimeo.

Sinevibes Korg FX - Albedo (ambient performance) from Sinevibes on Vimeo.

HIGHLIGHTS

Studio-grade DSP algorithms, calibrated specifically for KORG’s hardware platform.
Individually chosen mapping for every plugin parameter, providing a very natural feel.
Built-in lag filters for noise-free, ultra-smooth parameter adjustment.
Optimized for maximum performance and stability on each individual device type.
COMPATIBILITY

KORG prologue
KORG minilogue xd
KORG Nu:Tekt NTS-1

Moog Filter Bank Comparison


video by Rhythmicons

"I ran white and pink noise through the Moogerfooger 105 MuRF, Moog 907 Fixed Filter Bank (inductor-based), a Synth-Werk 914 Extended Fixed Filter Bank (inductor-based), and a vintage Moog MKG 10 Band Eq."

Club of the Knobs C907A Fixed Filter Bank White Noise Test


video by alternatingbitmusic

"COTK C907A with inductors."

Gieskes VCOFan


video by ggijs

0:00​ VCOFan audio out to VCOFan volume CV input, and then Doepfer LFO to VCOFan volume CV input of the first VCOFan.
0:00​ VCOFan audio out to VCOFan volume CV input,
1:28​ Doepfer LFO to Starving Binary clock in, Starving Binary outputs to VCOFan volume and pitch CV inputs.
2:28​ Phone light to VCOFan module (it clips of the excess volume created by the phone light)

Polyend Tracker French House


video by Polyend

"Polyend Tracker French House

by Isobutane

polyend.com/whats-up/isobutane-sampling-his-cat"

Faemi mini Formanta


video by Jim Hokins

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Ngarjuna - 'Stink Eye'


video by ngarjuna

"New track from Acid Coast Records - 'Stink Eye' - featuring Ngarjuna, Ngarjuna, and a decent amount of stink eye"

Mutable Instruments Beads - Eurorack Granular Processor + More


video by Perfect Circuit

"Wes and Jacob explore a few patches with the Mutable Instruments Beads. We were excited to get our hands on this new module that takes combines some of the best parts of Clouds with some new features that make it even better.

If you have a Beads and make a cool patch with it tag us here on YouTube or on Instagram @Perfect_Circuit so we can check it out!

Beads available here: https://www.perfectcircuit.com/mutabl...

Timeline:

00:00​ - Intro
00:05​ - Buffer Shuffle
00:46​ - Overview
01:02​ - Buffer Shuffle Settings
01:56​ - Processed Ocean Patch
04:44​ - Rings/Beads Self Triggering
06:07​ - Beat Repeat + Feedback
08:48​ - Outro"
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