MATRIXSYNTH: Sunday, April 25, 2021

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Rain fallen | Somber downtempo (Korg Polysix, Roland SH-101, Toraiz Squid, Yamaha RS7000)

video by MIDERA

What's at the end but the other side
of the same thing that comes again.
No way to remember, or to return
as the stones that stay are rain fallen.

Gear used:
Korg Polysix (melody)
Roland SH-101 (bass)
Toraiz Squid (sequencing)
Yamaha RS7000 (drums)
Strymon El Capistan (delay effect on the Polysix)
Eventide Blackhole VST

Oberheim SEM Pro SN 0899

via this auction

Blue Synare 3 PS3

via this auction

"Synare 3 PS3 Clone Synth Snare/Drum. Lots of fun and sounds awesome. Has a trigger in. You'll need a wall wart type plug for it.

Also, re the low feedback. I set my other eBay account to ‘business’ and can’t seem to switch it back so I’ve set this up as a new personal account. I swear I’m not an axe murderer or anything."

Roland JD-800

via this auction

Radikal Technologies Spectralis 2 SN 140526

via this auction

STS Serge Red Control CV1 & Blue Voice Shop Panels 4U

Red via this auction

"Sound Transform Systems (STS) Serge Red Control CV1. Super functional control panel that pairs well with any Serge panel but especially with the Blue Voice that is also listed."

Blue via this auction

EDP Gnat with Midi

via this auction

"The elby designs midi kit was professionally installed, replacing the proprietary EDP din jack. It works great. An incredible, rare, bass machine."

Korg Mono/Poly Analog Synthesizer SN 378148

via this auction

"I would say this might be the coolest Korg ever made. 4 Oscillators that can be played in unison (monophonic all 4 osc), Polyphonic mode with one osc per note, or my favorite Unison/Share mode where the osc divide based on how many keys you press. Play one key and all four osc trigger, play a 2 note chord and each key gets two osc, etc. I find this synth 100 times better than the Polysix. Each osc has it's own wave shape, tune, and volume. Crazy Xmod and different osc sync functions and that great Arpeggiator that can trigger all the osc together or cycle through them for some really amazing results."

Donkey Kong Country 2 - Boss Theme - Played on a E-MU Emax

video by MrCaliforniaD

"To be listened at a reasonable level on a stereo setup."

Electronisounds Audio Making music with the Roland MC707 and Chill!

video by Electronisounds Audio

"Super casual beat making session and synth geek hangout!"


KORG MS200B Synthesizer W/ Stand SN 003271

via this auction

KORG Z1 12 Voice MOSS Synthesizer - VA, FM and Physical Modeling SN 003686

via this auction

"KORG Z1 12-voices polyphonic, 6 part multitimbral virtual analog, VPM(FM) and physical modeling synthesizer.

MOSS : Multi Oscillator Synthesis System as used in KORG Prophecy and add-on modules for KORG Trinity and Triton.

All metal construction (except plastic endcaps).
Made in Japan.
North-American internal power supply (110-120V)

Same great keybed as Trinity and Triton (Yamaha FS-61 mechanism).

LOTS of front panel controls for a 1997 synth :
23 knobs
pitch and mod wheels
X-Y touch pad
Velocity sensitive keyboard with aftertouch

Doubles as a very good master keyboard."

Casio CZ-5000 Digital Phase Distortion Synth SN 305354

via this auction

Wavetable synthesizer / Prototype D.I.Y based on Teensy 4.1 / 21 Presets sounds

video by waxxmaster

Additional video below.

"Triple voice wavetable synthesizer / Triple Wavetable oscillators module :
(Future eurorack synthesizer module)

How to Use DIY Noise Souces on the Volca Modular

video by ChrisLody

"This tutorial is all about easy ways to add a noise source to the Volca Modular. There are lots of way to do this of course, these are just some of my favourites that fit alongside the Volca nicely and aren't going to break the bank too much. Btw I don't really have a decent camera that does a good job of the head shot style intro. This was shot on the same iPhone 5s which is 720p when front facing which is why it looks soft focus, I'm not really into that 'Murder She Wrote' look so I think I'll buy another camera.

0:00​ Intro
0:50​ Using a smartphone and the 'White Noise Lite' app as a noise source
3:50​ Using a detuned radio as a noise source
5:58​ Using the Korg Nts1 as a noise source

Here is the ios and android versions of White Noise Lite:,"

The Space Dialogue - a Fun Homage

video by ProckGnosis

"Skip beer-and-babble intro to 3:49​ for the start of the piece and 8:08​ for some comments about the sounds and ideas that went into it. This was meant to be sort of an homage and cheezy collage of synth soundtracks and pieces that I've really enjoyed over the years.

This piece was mostly a side project that gave me something to do from my laptop during corona lockdown and other fun over the last couple of years. It was done mostly with Reason softsynths, with a big assist from the Dreadbox Typhon.

The idea for something like this had been floating around in my head for a while. I originally wrote and recorded the dialogue back in mid 2019, and I've been slowly shaping it, tweaking it, mixing it, and slightly altering it for almost 18 months. The biggest challenge for me putting this together was mixing the various elements and balancing the levels. Though 90% of the melody and arrangement was put together in the first 5 or 6 months, early versions were a bit muddy and crowded, before I started trying for a "less is more" approach. I removed redundant clips/melodies, filtered out the low end where needed, EQ’ed mids more than I usually do, and tried not to drive the mastering compressor so much. I’m fairly happy with the final mix, though there’s still room for improvement. It was fun and a pretty good learning experience.

Thanks to some of the "green screen" community out there for offering up a few special effects. Now I need to go back and find out who to give credit to after I post this.

And of note, I think this is the first ProckGnosis theme I've done based mostly on guitar!"

Oberheim Matrix 12 - Improv

video by Tim Mantle / Psalm37patches

"Found some time to loosen up."

ESK - Cwejman Modular and Akai MPC X - Part 2

video by Metunar

"One synth sound made out of 3 parts from the Cwejman Modular. The drum sounds and the sequencing is from the Akai MPC X.

Direct recording with mastering."

ESK - Cwejman Modular and Akai MPC X - Part 1

Roland Electronic Musical Instruments Big Sounds For Best Listening & Vol 2 Catalog Brochures

via this auction

"Two catalogs one from what looks like 1979 and the other from 1977. 1979 has 40+ pages and in color gloss in English. The 1977 is Black and White newsprint style 14+ pages in Japanese. Both complete no tears. The 1977 has some writing in it (see pic9) patch tab names."

Synths featured below:

Roland System-100m
Roland SH-2000
Roland System-100
Roland System-700

Access Virus TI2 in TI Body

via this auction

"Had this repaired around Christmas. Old DSP chips went out. Was offered to upgrade to TI2 main PCB. So MINT TI shell with the nice wooden endbells and brand new TI2 main board inside."

Yamaha DX200 & AN200 Loopfactory Desktop Synthesizers

via this auction

"These are great sounding, versatile synths that are easy to learn and fun to use. Together they make a powerful setup, especially when used with a MIDI keyboard. Every pot and switch on both units have been checked and cleaned with contact cleaner/deoxidizer so everything works as new! Ships with the original manuals and CDs as pictured!"

Yamaha CS-01 SN 11149 w/ Original Box & Extras

via this auction

Roland Juno-106S

via this auction

Prototype CV Sequencer Arpeggiator / DIY modular synthesizer with Arduino #shorts​

video by HAGIWO

"USE Arduino nano, SSD1306 OLED, MCP4725 DAC."

The Awesome Korg Radias Synthesizer Meets Dawnie - First Date

video by Dawn R

"Just a quick audio of the first test. Haven't used this monster too much, but we will in the future."

Best Ambient Synth Shootout #111​: Bastl Instruments XOR - Song 3

video by Christian's Sonic Spaces

"This is the third song with the Bastl Instruments XOR. It's a monotimbral, 6 voice polyphonic, wavetable-based synthesizer using bit operations to add harmonics to the sound. The resulting dirty digital modulation artefacts makes it unique sounding.

I used it for the recording in the following FX pedal chain:
XOR - Elektron Analog Heat - Pladask Elektrisk Fabrikat - Pladask Elektrisk Draume - Pigtronix Echolution 2 Deluxe - GFI System Specular Reverb 2. Depending on the recorded track some FX are deactivated

The signal went through a Presonus StudioLive 16.0.2 into the PC for recording. To create the complete song I recorded consecutively several stereo tracks. The final song was then mastered with a bit EQ and compression on some tracks and some limiting on the master track."

Additive Synthesis Magical Mystery Tour // Pigments 3, Razor, Loom & Alchemy Resynthesis Tutorial

video by loopop

"Get these insights and many more in my ever-expanding book of electronic music ideas, tips and tricks :

► Patreon:​

Synths/gear in the video:
► Pigments 3
► Alchemy (part of Logic Pro)
► Razor from Native Instruments
► Loom II from Air
► Polyphylla (available from Ableton)
► Fabfilter Q
► Scopes by Melda:​"

Teensy 4.1 DIY Synthesizer "Jeannie"

video by Rolf Degen

"First sound samples with PCM5102A DAC"

1000 OSCILLATOR MEGADRONE Plugged into the Electromagnetic Crystal Palace


"Wiring in the kilodrone #massive​ #Synthesizer​ into the crystal palace thingy.
mentioned sounds and loads more educational and musicalcontent here :-"

Patch n Tweak

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