MATRIXSYNTH: 10/1/21

Sunday, October 31, 2021

The Carpenter - A Halloween Special // Korg Minilogue XD + Push 2 + Sequential PRO 3


video upload by Sounds of Synth

"Its HALLOWEEN night!

A scary (ish) halloween theme...I make no apology for the Carpenter (ish) references!! :D

I hope you all had a suitably scary halloween!"

Soma Labs Lyra 8 #4 improv | dark electronic ambient industrial soundscape | a short film nightmare


video upload by Nate Connelly

"Soma Laboratories Lyra 8 analogue synthesizer drone machine.

I created this soundscape and short film for Halloween 2021. A friend and I went for a walk around beacon fell to do some filming and sound recording a few weeks ago, but the weather was far too wet and windy to do either!

However, I managed to get a few shots of the spectacular foggy atmospheres on my Osmo action, and thought they would pair well with the otherworldy sounds of the Lyra 8... so here we are.

The samples are from some radio show about haunted woodlands I recorded late on night on my field recorder.

I hope you enjoy. Please like & subscribe for more videos.

soma labs, lyra 8, synthesizer, synth, ambient music, drone music, experimental, noise, distortion, big sky, lyra, drone, ambient, organic, organismic

℗ Nate Connelly"

Nucleus Autumn


video upload by Mike @ Artisan

4 channels of Nucleus
- Drums/Toms
- Ride
- Phased Bass
- Re-strike Strings

Dark heavy bass electro studiojam to celebrate Halloween and general unpleasant moments in life


video upload by Peter Maas

"Felt like doing something dark and aggressive.

Beats heavily processed TR606 and TR808
Bassline TX81Z and Oberheim SEM
Lead Modal Cobalt 8"

The French Dispatch // Simone, Naked, Cell Block-J Hobby Room


video upload by Amie Waters

"I have no idea if there is an audience for this, but I loved The French Dispatch and the moment I heard this track I knew I was going to cover it, even if no one watches it. I hope you like it."

Arturia Microfreak V4.0 // 400 PPG wavetables


video upload by Starsky Carr

"This is a quick demo of how to use the Arturia MIDI control centre to upload wavetables in .wav format to the synth. It's really simple, but I have done it for all 400! Patrons get free access to my Arturia formatted files.

Patreon: https://patreon.com/starskycarr

**These aren't the factory wavetables** - they're copyrighted. These are from the Waveterm which was an additional unit to hook to your PPG to add user waves."

DUNE-Inspired Ambient Modular Patch (Moog Subharmonicon + Eurorack)


video upload by Piotr Garbaczonek

"Just watched DUNE which was composed by Hans Zimmer and I felt inspired by it, so I made this ambient piece. Thanks for watching y'all!

- P.G.

For Patch Notes, and more exclusive content become my Patron here 🤙🏼: https://www.patreon.com/pgarbaczonek"

Instagram 📸: https://www.instagram.com/piotr_garba...
Bandcamp 🎧: https://pgarbaczonek.bandcamp.com/
Website 🖥: http://www.piotrgarbaczonek.com/

Renaissance Music on Synthesizer


video upload by Elhardt

"This is old stuff I did back in 2004. All sounds synthesized and performed on the Synthesis Technology modular synthesizer. They are various short pieces from a book of German keyboard music, if I remember correctly. I'll be in the process of making Youtube videos of my older synth work over the next several months so that more people can hear them."

DJ Zap - Pure Tibet (RS 7000)


video upload by umusic6

Upgrading the DFAM


video upload by PanicGirlVids

"In this video I'll show you how I "upgraded" my DFAM from Moog with bigger knobs. Whenever I tuned the single steps on the DFAM it took me quite a while to get it right, so I decided to give the DFAM knob set from Thonk a try. You'll need a bit of patience to install them all properly, but it's doable in about 5-10 minutes all in all. And it does look pretty nice in the end, don't you think?

Music: Panic Girl Live at the Moog Circus Tent at Superbooth Berlin, 2021"

FM Editing Tutorial 2 - Feedback Pad - SONICWARE Liven XFM - Accessible Tutorial


video upload by ChrisLody

"This is part 2 of my XFM deep editing tutorials. This time we're looking at making a feedback pad which is something fairly unique to the XFM. The theory behind it is that each operator becomes a square and then they are all routed into each other to create a chaotic sound."

ChrisLody Liven XFM Tutorials

If You got it, haunt it!


video upload by Polyend

"So you say you like spooky stuff huh?

100% Polyend Tracker made!"

Dubreq Pianomate SN 421



via this auction

You can find a demo of one here.

"This is a Dubreq Pianomate analog synthesizer piano enhancer. Dubreq's Pianomate is a crazy box of tricks, designed to capture the tone of a piano creating an electronic & acoustic sound together like a hybrid synth. Two bars with sensors rest on the keyboard wired into the amp/speaker built into the Pianomate. The bars, treble/bass respond to piano playing, when the key is pressed the tonebar key drops down, creating the note. This results in a synth sound, that's warm but polyphonic. A 3-way rocker switch controls 'Balance' (bass, both, treble), another 3-way rocker selects 'Voice' (french accordion, organ, flute, jazz buzz). There are two volume knobs Pianomate & Mic. Another 3-way switch control vibrato. Between the two volume knobs is access to a small trim pot that allows fine tuning of vibrato speed. This Pianomate is in great condition."

Technosaurus Cyclodon - Analog Sequencer SN TCD-2038



via this auction

"Cool little analog sequencer from Switzerland. Comes with original manual and aftermarket power adapter."

Yamaha CS-10 SN 5239



via this auction

"Original vintage Yamaha CS-10 analog synthesizer in excellent playing shape! Freshly serviced, this one sounds amazing. Massive basses, wicked leads, and lots of bubbly, spacey, squishy fx. This thing is deeeep. 2 osc, + LFO, dual envelopes and multi mode filters, the best glide (portamento) implementation ever, and the ability to process external audio through the filter. OG Japanese non-export 100v version!"

Korg Mono/Poly MP4 SN 374946



via this auction

"Original vintage Korg mono/poly mp4 in freshly serviced, excellent playing condition. OG Non-export Japanese 100v model, considered by some handsome and talented geniuses to be one of the greatest synthesizers of all time. Yeah, yeah, you can do four voice polyphony, but in unison mode? Please. 4 VCO’s, 2 LFO’s, and all sorts of semi modular cross modulation. That’s two minimoogs, folks. But, you already know all that."

But it doesn't sound like a Minimoog.

Roland SH-09 32-Key Monophonic Synthesizer



via this auction

Moog The Source Model 341A Monophonic Synthesizer



via this auction

Posting for pics of the inside below.

"Has some sort of patchable modification done to the unit. Powers up but has no audio output. No additional items included. There is wear and tear all around on the unit. Side panel damaged wood. All keys are responsive and not broken."

How to faithfully record an SP1200, TR808, TR909 or MPC into a DAW


video upload by TONELAB

"There's a few ways you can integrate the 'old dogs' with 'new tricks'.. most believe Synchronization is the answer.. and in many scenarios 'sync' is a great option, but.. if the results aren't making you happy then this clip should give you another method of retaining the 'feel' of your vintage beat boxes and sequencers.

Index:

0:00 A brief history of timing
6:40 The 'Time-Tweak Technique'
11:48 The common types of Sync"

Midday Madness. 🤪


video upload by Space Cat Audio Technologies

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Halloween Theme on RAVEN (Modular Multitracked)


video upload by birdkids

"HALLOWEEN THEME (by John Carpenter 🎃) multitracked on RAVEN
_
Modular exploration feat. Nikola Beim
_
#patch #halloween #theme #cinematic #sounddesign #ost #analog #modular #synthesizer #voice #texture #vintage #thick #producer #proaudio #instrument #lush #arpeggio #pad #percussion #noise"

http://birdkids.org/

Cherry Audio VST Halloween Treat 2021 Exorcist Cover Synthesizer Rik Marston


video upload by Rik Marston Official

"Cherry Audio VST Halloween Treat 2021 Exorcist Cover"
"I have already covered this track but it was quite orchestral
so here is a fun version using 95% Cherry Audio 64 bit VST plug-ins!
Cherry Audio VST Plug-In Synthesizers used:
Memorymode, Eight Voice, DCO-106 & Mercury-4!
One Glockenspiel sound is from an Ableton LIVE 10 instrument.
My NEW Ambient Electronic album 'Into The Earth' coming December 2021!
*Please Support Rik Marston Official! My NEW Etsy store:
**AhnyxianSoundDesign** UP NOW selling Synthesizer Sample Packs
https://www.etsy.com/shop/AhnyxianSou..."

Halloween with the E-MU Emax Sampling Synthesizer


video upload by RetroSound

"all sounds: E-MU Emax SE Sampling Synthesizer (1986)

recording: multi-track, played by hand

The E-MU Emax was one of the most used sampling synthesizers of the late 80s. Here is the full Emax playlist with a lot sampling sound demos, sampling tutorials and one synth demo tracks. Enjoy!"

New Rossum SP-1200 In the Works



Word is it will be officially announced November 3rd.

Update: new teaser pic here.

One day to go if the rumor is right...

Also see the 35th Anniversary SP-1200 from back in January 2020.

Update: full details are in.

HOME BAKE INSTRUMENTS POLYS


video upload by HOME BAKE INSTRUMENTS

1 Trip 1 Lens | Pacific Northwest | Fuji XF 23mm f2


video upload by Oblivion Corner

"Had the chance to visit different parts of the Pacific Northwest across Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
#pacificnorthwest #fujifilm #oregoncoast

Contents
00:00 Oregon Coast
01:28 Roslyn, WA
02:01 Twin Peaks Locations
02:32 The Palouse
03:09 Seattle Metropolitan Area
03:41 Saltwater State Park
04:04 Olympia, WA
04:45 Tillamook Air Museum

All photos were taken on the Fujinon XF 23mm f/2 WR R prime lens with the Fujifilm X-T4. Capture One 21 software was used to process the develop the RAW files, apply Fuji film simulations or recipes and crop images where necessary.

Background music by Alpicat (used with permission). Check out https://alpicat.bandcamp.com for more

If you'd like to support this channel with a one-off purchase, please check out our affordably priced music: https://synthandsundry.bandcamp.com"

Arturia Beatstep Pro - "Dark Roots" (Dawless Techno Jam)


video upload by LFOstore

"#arturia #beatsteppro #microfreak #unosynth #animoog #prologue #kor
The first dawless jam at the new Nick's Klimenko studio!

The core of the dawless setup is Arturia Beatstep Pro - universal & intuitive midi controller.
Used Synthesizers:
Uno Synth
Korg Prologue
Korg Triton
Arturia Microfreak
Moog Animoog

All the presets are from our soundsets: https://lfo.store/

FX:

Eventide Sapce
Eventide Timefactor

Record: Tascam DR07 mk2
Mixer: Behringer QX 1002 USB

Enjoy!"

Sequential Oberheim Ob6 Filter Madness


video upload by DSB Music

"Some chords over the sweet Ob6 filter."

Gotharman's Urano: ATTENUATOR + MIXER Tutorial // Modular Synth in a Box #TTNM


video upload by THE TUESDAY NIGHT MACHINES

"Here's a quick tutorial on how to patch attenuators and modulation signal mixers in Gotharman's Urano modular synth. This lets you control a parameter's modulation strength more flexibly and also modulate one parameter with several modulation sources simultaneously. It's quick, easy and fun! =)

0:00 Patch Setup
1:29 Patching Attenuators with Ring VCAs
3:04 Patching a Mixer with an EFX module

Download my clear Urano preset here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ult-...

Gotharman website:
https://gotharman.dk"

Gotharman's Urano: CLOCK MODULATION Setup Tutorial #TTNM

video upload by THE TUESDAY NIGHT MACHINES

"In this video we'll think outside the box and swap the Urano's internal clock, with ... uhm ... another internal one, that lets us modulate the modular synth's sequencer speed freely :D

Download my clear Urano preset here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ult-..."

https://gotharman.dk

Modular / Eurorack Music - Joy


video upload by Jeanie

"Performance setup : Make Noise system + Make Noise 0-COAST + Korg SQ-1 (two) + Strymon blueSky + Buchla Music Easel + Critter & Guitari Pocket Piano MIDI + Wing Pinger + Wingie

Wish your life be filled with joy."

Dreadbox Typhon w/ Original Box



via this auction

YAMAHA QS300



via this auction

You can find a brochure, demo, and additional pics in prevoius posts here.

Studio Electronics MidiMini



via this auction

"Vintage Studio Electronics MidiMini! Recently sent to Studio Electronics getting completely overhauled!! All functions are fully updated and calibrated.Here is your chance to get a vintage synth that plays like new!! This synth will blow your mind as it sounds absolutely mind blowing!! Best bass I’ve ever heard!! Blows my voyager out of the water!!"

Pics of the inside below.

Korg MiniKORG 700S K2 SN 00538 w/ CV & Gate



via this auction

"korg 700s mini korg, with added CV and gate inputs for sequencing. This was serviced in 2019 by Belltone Synth Works in Philadelphia, one of the best service tech groups on the East Coast."

One pic of the inside.

01- The IK Multimedia UNO Synth Pro- Oscillators part 1


video upload by AutomaticGainsay

"Here is part one of a two-part demonstration of the sound and functionality of the oscillators found on the IK Multimedia UNO Synth Pro.

The theme music for this demonstration was created entirely with the UNO Synth Pro in combination with rhythm parts assembled out of GarageBand drum loops.

This video was funded by the Patreon supporters of Automatic Gainsay. Support the creation of this video and all of the Automatic Gainsay videos that have helped you by becoming an Automatic Gainsay supporter on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/automaticgainsay"

AutomaticGainsay IK Multimedia UNO Synth Pro posts

Korg Minilogue XD // It can sound EXPENSIVE! [no external FX]


video upload by Dexba

"First of all: welcome to another video, I want to thank you for stopping by my channel, and also taking your time to read this. I really appreciate that. 💝

Let's get to this video, and the Korg Minilogue, most importantly the XD version.
I've always told myself I would never buy one, but if I had a chance to try it I wouldn't refuse. So here we are, I was selling other stuff and one came up for trade, so I took the chance.
- Build quality is good, as it was with the older Minilogue (which I owned, I think most of us used to), and it's finally nice to have a compact, quite light, polysynth on my desk.
- The analog part is good, similar to the one on the previous model or even the Monologue, an instrument I dig a lot.
- The digital part is okay-ish, here I will be using the Sine part since the emulation of saws, squares, and so on are AWFUL, and I can't stress this enough: even the quickest comparison with ITS OWN analog part will result in a complete debacle for the digital part.
- The FX are okay-ish too, most of the reverbs sound almost the same, with various degrees of pitch-shifting (ranging from annoying to unusable to okay if you turn it almost down), the delays would be cool if they had any chance to be modulated, or if all didn't sound super lo-fi, rendering useless the preset Tape. Cool the Mod part, because using Ensemble or Chorus will give that expensive feeling to the sound

It is a strange synth because it can be very useful for a wide range of situations, but at the same time, it is very clear what it wants you to do with its engines (and this patch made from scratch is a good example since I later found out it resembles very closely the very first patch you get turning on the instrument; from patch 2 you're getting downhill).
It's the perfect case of "The sum is greater than the parts", but I am not sure that's the right approach for me.
Enjoy! ✨"

Jump, Toto, Prince, Rush, Parsons, BJH!


video upload by virtualoberheim

"Some playing fun with SonicProjects OP-X PRO-II. The featured sounds are factory presets with no additional processing involved.

Computer: iMac 21" 2011
Keyboard: E-mu Xboard 61

Installed interface version: Synth Interface Big
https://www.sonicprojects.ch/opxpro2/...

Drums: Mapex Tornado

The patch used for Jump is Preset 2 'Halen Jump LEFT II' of the new 'Powertone' bank which can be downloaded here:
https://www.sonicprojects.ch/opxpro2/...

Featured Songs:

Van Halen - Jump
Toto - Africa
Prince - 1999
Rush - Subdivisions
Alan Parsons Project - Sirius
BJH - Back To The Wall
BJH - Life Is For Living (Live in Berlin version)
BJH - Waiting On The Borderline
BJH - I'm Like A Train

Video Cam: Canon EOS 700D
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1,8 STM
Video Light: Yongnuo YN-216"

Stereoping MidiTools


video upload by Three CCTranslators automating Microwave, Matrix and TX81Z from DAW Stereoping

"Technical productdemo for the #CCTranslator which converts common Midi Control Change (aka 'CC') data into highly specialized #SysEx parameter change commands. This allows to remote or automate vintage Synthesizers like e.g. the #Waldorf #Microwave, #Matrix1000, #TX-81Z in your DAW. In the video these three Synths are automated - each with 4 parameters - from a dashboard in FL Studio. The Matrix1000 is running the tauntek firmware which reflects parameter changes on the LED display. Some little timing issues but mostly it works quite well. Most of the automation data was optimized by drawing steps and preventing redundant data. Depending on your DAW, automation curves can produce a LOT of data which might result in timing problems or missed events."



via stereoping

"The MIDI TOOLS are tiny, cute boxes manipulating Midi Data. They will be plugged in between the sender (MIDI OUT of DAW or Keyboard) and the receiver (MIDI IN of Synthesizer) and will be supplied with power from the connected Midi cable – there is no power supply jack. This is quite practical and works with the vast majority of equipment.

The Midi Tools are coming in 3 flavours:

The PolyChainer will be plugged in between the Synth Programmer and allows playing two Matrix 1000/6/6R (or other Synths) with 12 note polyphony

The CCTranslator translates ordinary Control Change (“CC”) messages into the complex SysEx commands to control and remote your vintage Synthesizer

The ChordTransposeFilter offers 4 features at the same time: Chord Memory, transposition of incoming midi notes, filtering of undesired Midi data and a simple MIDI Thru

The MidiTools are housed in a beautiful stainless steel case, the upper half painted in transparent strawberry red, yum. Like all Stereoping products their firmware can easly be updated over Midi. Please click the tabs for more info about the little helpers."

Model Cycles 24 FM Voices Space Drone


video upload by Perplex On

"By setting up each of the 6 tracks with a 4 voice chord machine with carefully altered sonic parameters and LFO modulations, when played at the same time, it’s basically possible to get 24 FM voices. Via a connected iPad loaded with AUM and the free MidiTools auv3, AUM‘s keyboard is configured to send on all 6 midi channels simultaneously, so each single key press triggers all six tracks. To smoothen the envelopes a bit, a pinch of additional fx is added with #velvetmachine reverb on the ipad."

KAWAI GMega LX (1993)


video upload by Nacho Marty Meyer

"no effects or processes were used
https://nacho80.bandcamp.com"

Friday, October 29, 2021

Cinematic Sounds for Horror Scoring with Alexander Bornstein and Friends, Ft SOMA PIPE & PRO 3


video upload by Perfect Circuit

"Alexander returns to the Perfect Circuit studios to show off some more tips for film scoring and sound design, this time with a focus on spooky sounds perfect for horror films!

Alexander uses the Soma Pipe in conjunction with the Sequential Pro 3 to create tension and mix together elements from live performers for some eerie and spine tingling results.

Check out the gear Alexander used in this video here : https://bit.ly/3BysR4s

And check out more of Alexander, as well the performers Bryan and Tracie below

Alexander Bornstein : http://www.alexanderbornstein.com/
@bornsteinmusic

Bryan Winslow : www.bryanwinslowmusic.com

Tracie Turnbull : http://www.tracieturnbull.com/
@tracietcello"

Simmons SDSV SN 001321





via this auction

Additional Analog U.S Listings

Tyme Sefari : A sound of Thunder with trig inputs


video upload by Robotopsy Robotopsy

"Custom expander for the Tyme Sefari MK1.
CV controls over the circuit bend features of the original expander."

Dirtywave M8 - Used as a Midi Sequencer for a Eurorack Track!


video upload by Electronisounds Audio

"This time, I'm using the M8 as a midi sequencer for a track in a Eurorack setup!"

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Limited Edition Colossus Synthesizer (in black). Available Now! #Shorts Video



Video & additional details added to this post.

Reon Driftbox Special Edition Synthesizer Re-501Se Rev/2.00



via this auction

CZ-101 / Vongon Ultrasheer


video upload by studio snippets

Loops & tones - Otis on Norns & Argon8


video upload by junklight

"Just Matt from over on Lines has added grid support to his lovely Otis script (roughly based on the Cocaquantus from Ciat Lombarde) so had to give it a quick go with this noisy dirty patch I made last night for the Argon 8"

Moog Theremini and Elektron Octatrack Improv Performance!


video upload by Patchwerks Seattle

"In this video Kaliane and Connie from Patchwerks perform on the Moog Theremini and the Elektron Octatrack. The Moog Theremini's audio is being processed by Octatrack's powerful stereo effects.

The Theremini is a re-imagination of one of the oldest electronic musical instrument in history and Bob Moog's first love - the Theremin. Its design fuses the experience of performing with an instrument you don't actually touch, with a powerful sound engine derived from Moog's award-winning synthesizer, Animoog. The Theremini guarantees immediate success to any player at any skill level, while providing new ways to experiment with music, education, and gestural control.

Order the Moog Theremini Theremin here: https://bit.ly/moog_theremini
Order the Elektron Octatrack MK2 here: https://bit.ly/octatrack_mk2_blk

https://patchwerks.com/
Performance by: Kaliane Van and Connie Fu
Video by: Matthew Piecora (aka EZBOT)
https://www.ezbot.live"

Matrix-6G VST3: Free, Open-Source Editor/Librarian Plugin for the Oberheim Matrix-6R


video upload by Mister 1-2-3-4 Programming

Putting Matrix 6G to Work: A Cover of "Vitamin C" by Edgar Froese


You might recall the Matrix-6G Plug-In Editor for Reaper back in 2015. It's now available as a VST3.

via Mister 1-2-3-4 Programming

"Matrix-6G VST3 is now available! It’s an editor and librarian plugin designed to work with Oberheim’s Matrix-6R rack-mount synth module from the mid-1980s.

The highlights:

Edit patches, matrix mod settings, splits, and master settings on the hardware from within your DAW.
Patch parameters are exposed to the plugin host and can be automated and/or controlled via external devices.
Several hundred patch presets are included, plus there are two storage banks where custom patches can be saved.
Helpful tooltip windows appear when you hover the mouse over parameter controls for a few moments. You can change the amount of time before the tips appear or turn them off entirely.
Compatibility: Reaper (version 6 and up) and Cubase (version 10 and up). Windows only. The plugin may work to some extent with the Matrix-1000 module or the Matrix-6 keyboard model, but I have no way to test this. The plugin is most likely not compatible with any third-party modification of the Matrix-6R’s firmware.

Matrix-6G VST3 version 1.0.0 is now available for free download.

It is also completely open-source, and there’s information about getting the source code on my website as well.

I’ve put up a video demonstrating how to set up tracks for using Matrix-6G in Reaper and Cubase: [1st video above]

As a use-test of the plugin, I did a cover of “Vitamin C” by Edgar Froese using only sounds from the Matrix-6R treated with assorted effects boxes and plugins. Here’s a video that goes through the tracks in the Reaper project for the song and displays the Matrix-6G settings for each of the voices used: [2nd video above]"



Tremolator on Electric Piano


video upload by soundtoys

"Walk through some classic tremolo for electric piano and see some of the deeper controls that can add more life and emotion to your music."

Sequential Circuits OB-6 Tutorial Lesson 3: Filter Types and Blend


video upload by EthanJamesMusic

"This is a tutorial series for anyone who wants to learn how to do their own sound design using the Sequential Circuits (former Dave Smith Instruments) OB-6 synthesizer. The goal is to break this subject down into understandable and digestible bits of information that you can apply to your own electronic music. I am primarily a media or film composer, so we will learn ambient, techno, and EDM style sound design using the synth.
This third video gives an overview of the four different filter types that can be used, as well as how to blend them together to create new sounds. Please leave a comment with any questions or requests and a like if this was helpful."

EthanJamesMusic Sequential Circuits OB-6 Tutorial Lessons

Happy Nerding FX Aid's Generation Lost


video upload by Happy Nerding

"Stereo 'Generation Loss' kind of effect added to the Shaper section. 'Wear' works as sample rate reducer. 'Wow' receives slow random modulation, but can also be adjusted manually or via CV."

http://www.happynerding.com/

Analogue Solutions Now Available in Black



via Analogue Solutions:

"Limited Edition Colossus (in black) is now available!

👉 Contact us for more information or visit the AS website for reservation and purchase info (see below)

http://www.colossus-synth.com"

Update: video & description added below.
video upload by Analogue Solutions

"This is a limited edition black version of the classic Colossus synthesizer!

We have chosen some of our favourite circuits from our own large back catalogue synths such as Polymath, Telemark and Vostok.

Colossus is not a Synthi 100 clone - all circuits are non-EMS, Analogue Solutions’ design.

The original Synthi was so large it wouldn’t fit through a standard doorway. We didn’t make that mistake but don’t underestimate its size. It will be prominent in your studio, or art gallery!

It is sized at 1585mm wide, 700mm deep and 655mm high and weighing in too big to fit on the scales. It’s not entirely practical, but to be impressive physically and in sound. It will be an awesome centrepiece for your studio.

"travel" | looping | disting ex | 4ms dld | strega | eurorack modular synthesizer


video upload by Elinch

"'a very minimalist piece. bassiered on a loop different gate sequences with only one tone each.'

00:00 loop /// expert sleepers disting ex piano (sequenced by different one note patterns / ipad) / 4ms dld / happy needing fx aid reverb
02:37 ambient sound /// uclouds (loop make noise strega)
03:00 strings /// expert sleepers disting ex strings (sequenced by patterns / ipad) / 4ms dld / happy needing fx aid reverb
03:22 pad /// make noise strega / uclouds (reverb)
04:35 percussion /// ttmc 158 / ttmc tokyo gate

recorded live with tascam dr 100.

for the best listening experience listen to the video with headphones or good speakers.

https://www.instagram.com/elinch_modu...

https://elinch.bandcamp.com

#ambient #makenoisestrega #modular"

Mike Hankinson ‎– The Unusual Classical Synthesizer (1971) on the EMS VC3S Putney


video upload by Terminal Passage

A1 Toccata And Fugue In D Minor 0:00
Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach
A2 Variations: Mein Junges Leben Hat Ein End 7:04
Composed By – Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
A3 Sonata In D Major 10:34
Composed By – Domenico Scarlatti
A4 Sonata Rondo 13:22
Composed By – Muzio Clementi
B1 Concerto In A Minor 16:42
Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach
B2 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K. 525 19:41
Composed By – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
B3 Italian Concerto 23:19
Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach
B4 Moonlight Sonata 26:56
Composed By – Ludwig van Beethoven


Arranged By, Performer, Synthesizer [Putney V.C.S.3.] – Mike Hankinson
Design [Sleeve Design] – Barry Sampson
Liner Notes – Ulmont Schneider
Recorded By, Producer, Liner Notes – Geoff Tucker



Album cover via Amazon.

Sinister Strumming (2X4 Lap Steel Meets Modular Synth)


video upload by poorness studios

"I've been wanting to pair one of my 2X4 lap steels with my modular synthesizer for quite some time. I decided it was time and the result is pretty crazy. It sounds like a Halloween soundscape.

See the 2X4 lap steel build video here:"

DIY Project #41: Red 2X4 Lap Steel

Bad Gear - Quasimidi Rave-0-Lution 309


video upload by AudioPilz

"Chapters:

00:00 Intro tune
01:27 Overview
06:07 Hate
06:37 Jam 1
07:40 Jam 2
08:44 Finale
09:12 Verdict
10:12 Vocoder Shoutout

Welcome to Bad Gear, the show about the world's most hated audio tools. Today we are going to talk about the Quasimidi Rave-0-Lution 309. Is this 90s groovebox the better version of the Roland MC-303?"

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Korg MicroKorg/MS-2000 - "Symbiosis" soundset 128 presets


video upload by LFOstore

"After succesful soundsets for Korg MicroKorg XL & Korg R3 we put all our effort in the most popular digital synth of our era - Korg MicroKorg!

Compatible 100% with MS-2000!

Buy: https://lfo.sellfy.store/p/korg-micro...

'Symbiosis' soundset contains all type of sounds which are ready to go in your current track:

Massive & glorious strings & brasses
Lushiest ambient pads & drones
Cosmic plucks & bells
Deep & monster basses
Organic arps & sequences
Emulations of iconic sounds
Fx Sounds

Soundtrack with cyberpunk atmosphere, synthwave track, ambient & electronica vibes can be easily created with our sounds.

Made by Nick Klimenko aka Chronos, a creator of "Organica" for Waldorf Blofeld & "WS Universe" for Korg Wavestation

Enjoy & may inspiration be with you!"

One more for the soundset:

Korg MicroKorg - Custom Analog & Ambient Sounds

video upload by

Ensoniq Halo keyboard demo #shorts


video upload by O.Z. Hall

"The Ensoniq Halo keyboard was introduced in 2002. It was basically an E-mu product (a sister to the the E-mu PK-6 keyboard). This demo shows a custom sequence (pattern/arppegio) played with a special technique in which the right hand is played sparsely and sometimes with polyrhythms to create a melody line. The Halo was the last product released by Ensoniq. It used the same samples that were in the ZR-76 in a "less industrial" package, at a much lower price point."

Cherry Audio VST Software Synths in ACTION


videos by Rik Marston Official

"My favorite Softsynths of the 64 bit universe!"

https://www.etsy.com/shop/AhnyxianSoundDesign

Playlist:
Cherry Audio Memorymode VST Moog Memorymoog Plug-in Synthesizer Rik Marston
Cherry Audio Eight Voice VST Oberheim SEM Software Synthesizer Rik Marston
Cherry Audio DCO-106 VST Roland Juno-106 Synthesizer Rik Marston
Cherry Audio Mercury-4 VST Perfect Purchase Roland Jupiter-4 Rik Marston
Cherry Audio Mercury-4 VST Perfect Purchase Roland Jupiter-4 Rik Marston
Cherry Audio Surrealistic MG-1 Plus VST VA Software Moog Synthesizer Rik Marston

Waldorf Quantum



via this auction

Additional NOISEBUG Listings

Kawai K5000R SN 599920



via this auction

"Rare Kawai K5000R
New LED-screen fitted
Excellent condtion / small signs of use
100% working fine without any issues
All pot kobs and buttons work fine
LCD screen work fine without dead pixels or similar"

Teisco S-100P Vintage Analog Synthesizer with spring reverb and after touch



via this auction

You can find demos of one previously posted here.

"The teisco s-100p is a monophonic synthesizer not unlike the Roland sh1000 and the Yamaha sy-1. Although you have a little bit less control over the sound than with its competitors the s-100p makes up for it with its unique flanger and built-in spring reverb. Its a blast to play with and has a ton of character. It has 32 presets, a brilliance fader (lowpass), pitchbend, portamento/glissando, modspeed and Arps famous aftertouch sensors. With the aftertouch you can control a variety of effects such as, growl, vibrato, pitchbend and the brilliance."

Bogus Noise Speak Math



via this auction

Not the best pics but you don't see these often. This appears to be the first Bogus Noise Speak & Math featured on the site. You can find a few demos of the Bogus Noise Speak & Spell in previous posts here.

Sonic Potions Lxr Drum Synth I/O Expander



via this auction

Haven't seen the I/O Expander before. Note the listing does not mention if it's for the expander only, or both. Check with the seller on eBay if interested.

Easily Enhance your Argon8 and Cobalt8 Synth Patches with Animation Lanes


video upload by VCO USA

"In this video, we take a look at the Animation Lane feature on the Modal Electronics Argon8 and Cobalt8 Series Synthesizers. Animation Lanes are a powerful tool to easily help enhance and manipulate all of your patches."

Aeolian harmonic patch in stereo, with wavefolding and TZFM // Instruōctional Patching


video upload by Instruō

"Core Techniques:
• Harmonic chord progression using Harmonàig
• Audio rate XOR voice combination
• Rhythmic modulation
• Wavefolding
• Through-zero frequency modulation

I explore quite a few techniques in this patch. The foundation is a minor chord progression built around a diad patched in stereo (root left and 3rd right).
I wanted to use similar timbres for the voices producing root and 3rd. The root comes from the wavefolder output of a Neóni which is modulated by a rhythmic LFO.
The 3rd is a TZFM pair pitched from the Tš-L modulating a second Neóni. The index ratio is modulated by a second rhythmic LFO.

Self patching an øchd produces the rhythmic LFO signals that become the natual tempo and feel of the patch. I play the progression manually from the Harmonàig as the rhythms are not rigidly locked.

The 5th output of the Harmonàig controls a Tòna from which the square wave output is combined with the root Neóni's squarewave via the XOR comparator on the eãs.
XOR processing of square waves is mathematically the same as ring-modulation/4-quadrant multiplication of the two square wave signals.
Sidebands are produced resulting in a richer more complex tone. As the chord voicings mostly form a perfect 5th interval between root and 5th, the resulting signal remains tonally stable. Slight detuning of the 5th allowing for beating to broaden the timbre.

I low-pass filter this new voice and share it equally between left and right to form a common mono signal for the patch.


The gate from the Harmonàig triggers an ADSR from the Cèis. TRIG mode is engaged to force completion of the attack phase.
This envelope modulates two aspects of the same signal.
The top voice of a Cš-L acts as an LFO. This LFO frequency is controlled by the envelope while the signal's depth is simultaniously controlled by the same envelope.
The processed LFO controls the cutoff frequency of the I-ō47 which is low-pass filtering the XOR signal.
When a note is played on the Harmonàig the filter cutoff will "wobble" with a dynamic rate and depth."

Arturia MicroFreak V4 Firmware - Sonic LAB


video upload by sonicstate

"Arturia just updated the software for their popular MicroFreak affordable digital synth to version 4. Its unusual and to be commended that Arturia continue to support hardware, adding extra functions and tweaks even after more than two years since its release."

KORG modwave - PERFECT LESSON - PART1 音色の選び方


video upload by KORG INC.

KORG modwave - PERFECT LESSONS

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Mario Paint on Snes + Sega Megadrive Jam


video upload by Avrilcadabra

"Quick little Jam with the Megadrive and Super Nintendo"

Q169 Oscillator++ Preview Video


video upload by synthesizersdotcom

Follow-up to this post.

"Now Available for Pre-Order!

The Q169 Oscillator++ module combines two audio oscillators offering an amazing array of cross-modulation possibilities, along with an LFO, envelope generator and sample-and-hold functions - all gracefully organized on a triple-wide 5U panel.

Check it out here: https://shop.synthesizers.com/collect..."

WHAT IS NOISEBUG?!?!?


video upload by NOISEBUG

https://www.noisebug.net/

"We often get asked 'What is Noisebug?' and 'What do you guys do here?' Or 'What is this place?' So we’ve finally attempted to answer these questions in our new 30-second TV Spot.

When making it, we drew much inspiration from the trailer for the 1973 film SOYLENT GREEN, which happens to take place in NYC 2022.

Since it will only be airing on TV local to the LA area, we want to share it with our global audience, as well."

Befaco MEX (Muxlicer Expander)


video upload by Synth Diy Guy

"A deep dive into the new Gate sequencer expansion for the Befaco Muxlicer. Super fun and tactile control over your rhythm generation!"

https://www.quincasmoreira.com/
https://www.patreon.com/quincas

Kit Overview # 42 - Muxlicer Demo Video


Kit Overview # 42 - Muxlicer Build Video

Korg PolySix Analog Polyphonic Synth



via this auction

Additional Switched On Listings

"This vintage Polysix is fully functional and in excellent condition. It has been recently serviced by Switched On and plays and sounds great!

The Korg Polysix is a wonderful sounding analog polyphonic synthesizer with 32 patches of memory, an arpeggiator, a very lush chorus, and true VCO's. Its size is fairly compact as well. Patch memory can be stored on tapes or any audio recording device.

It features 6 voices of polyphony, 1 sub-oscillator per voice, 24 db low pass filter, 2 envelopes, and built in analog BBD based chorus, phaser and 'ensemble' effects."

Korg Sigma SN 243315



via this auction

Additional Switched On Listings

"The Sigma is an interesting bi-timbric synthesizer consisting of two sections: a genuine analog 'Synthe' and a Preset 'Instrument' section. All together, there are 19 presets on it that give a variety of sounds. There are 11 presets for the 'Instrument' section which include fuzz guitar, electric bass, clavi, string, flute, double reed, trumpet, hammered percussion, etc. And there are 8 presets for the "Synthe" section that give variable waveforms (square, pulse, sawtooth) in different pitch ranges (from 32' to 4'). Each preset has its own rotary control to vary its sounds. The Sigma is also unique for its ability to combine the synth and instrument sections for a nicer, layered synth sound or effect."

1980s Roland RS-09 Vintage Analog Synthesizer Organ/Strings 09 SN 821998



via this auction

2001 Yellow Waldorf Q 61-Key Virtual Analog Synth





via this auction

Roland JD-800 61-Key Programmable Synthesizer



via this auction

"Fully functional and in excellent condition! The keys do not have red glue and features a new Keybed replacement. It was recently serviced! The old Keybed with the problematic red glue was removed and a new Keybed was installed that does not have red glue. Keyboard plays amazing!!!!"

Kawai SX-210 SN K-4973



via this auction

"The KAWAl Model SX-210 is an 8 voice polyphonic synthesizer controlled by a state of the art high speed microcomputer. A warm, organic sounding synth.

Has some scratches and dings but works wonderfully."

Ships from Alaska.

MicrowaveXT on Tape Loops


video upload by Miguel d'Oliveira

"Playing with the artifacts coming from the use of tape loops (such as tape delay and the finite length of recording tape, etc...) to sketch a song idea.

The tape delay here is very close to what you get from a popular piece of kit such as the Roland Space Echo (except this is not varispeed and I didn't block the erase head)"

Novation Supernova2 Drums Demo HQ no talking


video upload by js-sound

"All examples in this video were recorded from my Supernova 2 after modification. You will find a video for modifying Supernova2 on my channel. In order to record these examples, I used the Yamaha Montage ARP's"

CRUMAR PERFORMER (1979)


video upload by Synthesizer Home

10 Horror Movie Themes That Scared The World!


video upload by Espen Kraft

"10 Horror Movie Themes That Scared The World!

Do you have a horror movie theme that really scare you? Please let us know in the comments below! Here are my 10 iconic thrills for this Halloween :

00:00 Intro
00:30 Jaws (1975)
01:11 The Exorcist (1973)
01:42 A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
02:31 Rosemary's Baby (1968)
03:22 Zombie Flesh-Eaters (1979)
04:56 Hellraiser (1987)
05:33 Suspiria (1977)
05:52 Halloween (1978)
06:33 Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
08:26 Psycho (1960)
08:40 Outro

All themes are multitracked and recorded live, by hand. Sequencing only done on Cannibal Holocaust (taken from my Yamaha QX3 video)
These versions must all be considered "cover" tracks as I deliberately has done them differently that the originals, for obvious reasons.

Synths, keyboards, drum machines and samplers used:
Roland Juno-106, JX-8P, JX-3P, Alpha Juno 2, SP-700, Jupiter-8, TR-808
Yamaha: DX7, TX802, TX81Z, RX11, KX88
Korg: Poly-61, EX-800, KR55
Oberheim Matrix-12
Sequential Prophet VS, Six-Trak
John Bowen Solaris
Kawai PHM
Crumar BIT01
Casio RZ1
Elka OMB5
*and one VST synth that shall remain nameless

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

Summer 2017 #6 | Live Modular Synth Jam


video upload by Noise Engineering

A way back jam.

Gear List

Case:
- Basimilus Iteritas (x2)
- Cursus Iteritas (x2)
- Manis Iteritas (x2)
- Pons Asinorum (Prototype)
- WMD MSCL
- Mutable Clouds
- WMD DPLR
- Xerest Numeri (Prototype)
- WMD MSCL
- Lapsus Os (Prototype)
- Mimetic Digitalis (Prototype)
- Solo Vereo (Prototype)
- The Mullet
- Tip Top Circadian Rhythms
- Clepsidra Diazoma (Clep Diaz prototype)
- Make Noise LxD
- 2HP freez
- WMD/SSF Pole Zero
- Bastl ABC

http://www.noiseengineering.us

Hallow - Buchla 200 Live


video upload by zack dagoba

"Why I love the Buchla 200 so much - it can get just so weird, so fast..."

microKORG Approaching 20 - Presets with Natalie Chami


video upload by Korg

"Can you believe we are approaching the beloved microKORG's 20th Anniversary?! Today, KORG Product Specialist Natalie Chami will share some of her favorite presets from her very own first synth, the microKORG!"

Anyone know the exact date? Wikipedia states: "The microKORG was released in 2002"

Sequential TAKE 5 - The Art of Sequencing


video upload by Alba Ecstasy

"Sequencers, Pads, Drones, Leads, Arpeggiators and all you need for an ambient track on 👉https://www.albaecstasy.ro
This footage was actually ~20 minutes long (you'll be able to listen to it on Bandcamp), but I trimmed it and published when I take the #SequentialTAKE5 to its sweet spot, these beautiful hi-ends, the silky sound of the #Prophet5 filter. For me, this is #TheArtOfSequencing!

I hope you'll enjoy it!
PS: I only used the internal reverb of the TAKE 5.
❤️ae"

What's inside a Prophet 5? // PROPHET 5 to PROPHET 10 conversion


video upload by Starsky Carr

Arturia PolyBrute - Подробный Обзор и Сравнение с MatrixBrute


video upload by LFOstore

"Всем привет!

К нам в студию LFO.Store попал флагман от Arturia PolyBrute.
Уникальный по возможностям синтезатор, который может стать живой классикой, новым Yamaha CS-80.

Помимо банка звуков,который мы сделали:
https://lfo.store/shop/hardware-synth...

Мы решили в подробностях показать новинку, ее функции и сравнить с монофоническим братом - MatrixBrute.

+ Бонус - горячие клавиши и полезности
*Быстрое сохранение звука - коротко 3 раза кнопка Save
*Темплэйты для создания звуков начинаются с банка 4J1
*Settings + нажатие на Morphee - настройки Morphee
*Settings + нажатие на Touch Strip - настройки Touch Strip
*Settings + потрогать фэйдер "Delay" у Env3 - настройка Loop Envelope
*Aftertouch, адекватная настройка - Settings - Keyboard Curves - 1.Curves - 7 Aft Analog + Sensivity - 8 + Filter Slow - эти 3 настройки дадут адекватный, менее чувствительный aftertouch

Огромное спасибо компании MPC https://www.mpc.ru/
Официальному дистрибьютору Arturia в РФ за предоставленный инструмент!"

Hydrasynth Deluxe single patch “Released RA” with “Liquid Stack” sample


video upload by the sun god RA

"This is Hydrasynth Deluxe single preset D021 “Released RA”. It’s modified to use Mod 1 input as an external audio input, fed by my Waldorf Blofeld with the “Liquid Stack” classic Emulator sample, bringing the sample into the Hydra signal chain as a paraphonic fourth “oscillator”. I also change the Hydra oscillator waveforms from Saw to TriSaw as I mix in Mod 1 input."

Hydrasynth Deluxe single patch “Entropium RA” + “Loon Garden” sample

"Here is an attempt to feed samples into the signal chain of the Hydrasynth. The sample is an old Emulator II classic, 'Loon Garden', residing in my Waldorf Blofeld with License SL. The output of the Blofeld is fed into Mod 1 input on the Hydrasynth, which is selected as source in the Ring-Noise menu. RM depth 0, Ring Vol 128. Hydrasynth midi out to Blofeld midi in. The multi sample on the Blo is now acting as a fourth, paraphonic 'oscillator' on the Hydra.

The mod inputs are obviously not meant for this use, the volume of the audio is quite weak compared to the oscillators, so I had to turn up AmpLevel and lower the oscillator levels."

Start reminds me of:

808 State - Pacific 97 (original)
video upload by zttrecords

"The original version of Pacific."

Middle (:45) reminds me of (1:22):

Enigma - Sadeness - Part i (Official Video)
video upload by

Norand Mono - Basement Jam


video upload by Norand

"Jaquarius is cooking some breaks with his 3 Monos and his Octatrack."

Live Patch: Buchla 208c Easel Command live west coast avant-garde synthesizer electronic music


video upload by EthanJamesMusic

"I am using the Buchla 208c music Easel Command along with the Make Noise 0-ctrl as a stand in for the 218 touch controller and wanted to make something more out there and noisy musically. I didn't rehearse this beforehand and was just following the sound. I am using a looper pedal to create many layers of the soundscape, eventually working towards creating an Easel roulette with the envelope assigned to the tempo. I am using the west coast technique of starting with something and spinning it out like a centrifuge. I'm processing the sound through a few eurorack modules that I will detail below. Hopefully this camera angle also helps you learn something!"

Playing With Urano #9


video upload by gotharman

Gotharman back in noise mode...
www.gotharman.dk

Jupiter 4 vs Mercury 4 Tonal Comparisons


“Jupiter 4 vs Mercury 4 - Part One - Single Notes - Level Matched Version” by Friendly Noise video upload by Friendly Noise

"This is the first part of several videos comparing the Roland Jupiter 4 and the Cherry Audio Mercury 4.

Video sections:

01:01 Sawtooth, no sub-oscillator, no VCA saturation
01:49 Square, no sub-oscillator, no VCA saturation
02:44 PWM, no sub-oscillator, no VCA saturation
04:08 Sawtooth, no sub-oscillator, full VCA saturation
04:56 Square, no sub-oscillator, full VCA saturation
05:48 PWM, no sub-oscillator, full VCA saturation
07:21 Sawtooth, sub-oscillator on, no VCA saturation
08:20 Square, sub-oscillator on, no VCA saturation
09:18 PWM, sub-oscillator on, no VCA saturation
10:29 Sawtooth, sub-oscillator on, full VCA saturation
11:30 Square, sub-oscillator on, full VCA saturation
12:31 PWM, sub-oscillator on, full VCA saturation"

Moog Prodigy Vintage Analog Synth



via this auction

Moog Taurus II Pedals w/ Extras



via this auction

"Moog Taurus II pedals. Upgraded Switchcraft connections. All controller functions work as they should. Includes all factory documentation and a rare vintage JL Cooper MIDI interface new in box."

Suiko ST-60 YUME SN 900772 w/ Gig Bag



via this auction

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Dirtywave M8 - "Fairly Mystical"!


video upload by Electronisounds Audio

"OH MY GAWD! I love this little device -- I'm really gelling with it so far!

A *huge* folder of my samples is included in the factory library.
I am so honored to have my sounds in this amazing hand-held music maker!!

This is the second "full track" I've written with it.

The M8 really excels at chopping up a sample into equal sized chops and then remixing those chops to make new patterns."



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AtomoSynth MochikaX4 minimal acid jamm


video upload by atomolab

"Hello World! this time a new minimal acid jamm using the AtomoSynth MochikaX4 the ipad and midimix controller!!"

Egyptian Lover on “Egypt, Egypt”


video upload by dublab

"For this debut episode of Red Bull Music Academy’s new Key Tracks series the dublab film team connected with West electro legend Egyptian Lover. We visited the 808 controlling wizard at Rusk Sound Studios, where he recorded his 1984 album On the Nile which included the classic 'Egypt, Egypt.' Egyptian Lover sketches out the inspiration behind the recording of this monumental jam and even graces us with a grand piano performance before a mind blowing recreation of the tune on his OG Roland TR-808. We were thrilled to once again collaborate with our buddies in forward thinking sound at RBMA. Keep your eyes and ears open for more installments of their Key Tracks series, as they continue to share personal sonic insights from musical legends.

Directed by: Mark 'Frosty' McNeill
Filmed by: Alex Pelly & Steven Andrew Garcia
Edited by: Alex Pelly
Sound: Jake Viator
Produced by: dublab for Red Bull Music Academy"

This one in via Edgar.

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