MATRIXSYNTH: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

verstaerkerII "When Machines Dream of Revolt"

video upload by

"the latest track of my side-project verstaerkerII , focusing on more melodic music checkout my last album 'Dust'"

OP-1 New Firmware 243: USB Audio, Finally! 😊

video upload by Oblivion Corner

"A new significant firmware update has landed for the Teenage Engineering OP-1. This quick video shows how to update your OP-1 with the latest firmware.
#teenageengineering #op1 #firmware
A decade in the waiting, the OP1 finally gets USB Audio. I've tested it and see that you can send or receive two channels of audio to or from the OP-1. All you need is the firmware update installed and then your computer, tablet or phone should be able to "see" the OP-1 as an audio source or destination. Very exciting indeed!

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

See this post for the announcement with update link.

PULSAR-23 in-depth explanation SNARE DRUM

video upload by Vlad Kreimer

Vlad Kreimer PULSAR-23 posts

Noise Engineering: A Friendly Chat

video upload by Red Means Recording

"Viewers can get 10% off Noise Engineering modules using the code REDMEANS10 until July 30, 2021:

Noise Engineering is a dedicated group of nerds obsessed with changing the way you work with sound. They make amazing Eurorack modules, plugins, Reason rack extensions, and always innovate and educate with their blog. I sat down with Kris and Stephen, the founders, to chat about what makes Noise Engineering tick. Join us!

00:00 intro
02:12 history of NE
05:27 the first module
07:24 the basimilus
09:40 on immediacy
12:22 visual aesthetic
17:42 sonic aesthetic (how noise engineering modules work)
28:58 some dsp talk (cpus and more)
34:57 the versio platform
39:23 plugs (aax, vst, reason racks)
45:17 working with arturia on the microfreak
46:50 noise engineering shared system?
48:13 favorite filter pairing?
52:03 from nice to nasty
52:36 vice versa eta? (making is hard in 2021)
56:10 digital platforms vs analog?
57:56 standalone NE synth?
59:27 NE guitar pedal?
1:00:08 and what's your favorite NE module?
1:02:52 outro

Tom Oberheim SEM Pro Repair - Synthchaser #139

video upload by Synth Chaser

New SoftPop from Bastl In the Works

"We are working on the next version of our fan-favorite synth SoftPop. Here is the first peek. No release day yet. It's done when it's done but we are already excited about SoftPop 2 sonic capabilities we have to share it with all of you. We hope you are also excited."

Moog DFAM Drummer From Another Mother Analog Percussion Synthesizer

via this auction

This is a supporting member listing.

MAKEN0ISE Strange Phasing

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"Phase shifting takes many forms, from visual illusions to audio effects and compositional tricks.

Let's pull a patch from our old friend Allen Strange!"

MAKEN0ISE Allen Strange

Teenage Engineering OP-1 Gets Audio Streaming

via Teenage Engineering

As you know, we have been updating the OP-1 regularly throughout its first ten year lifespan, constantly adding new features and fixing bugs. these updates have all been free of charge and have been compatible with every unit released, from the first early beta units to the very latest batches fresh from the factory. the newest firmware update #243 is no different. it is free for all and compatible with every OP-1 unit available. except this time the addition brings functionality to OP-1 that many wouldn't expect to be possible for a product that is over ten years old.

streaming usb audio
with update #243, every OP-1 is now capable of streaming stereo audio over usb. this means that you can now sample and record to OP-1 directly from any usb audio host, as well as get OP-1 audio straight into your favorite daw, in effect replacing the need for an external sound card. it works with both pc and mac, as well as with ios and android, and has been made possible by adapting and using our knowledge from OP–Z. the update also includes a range of bug fixes and stability improvements.

here's some of the update highlights

added usb audio device in & out

external tempo sync stability improved

when tape is armed and OP-1 receives a play command, recording now starts

Novation Circuit Rhythm: How to Load & Record Sounds

video upload by Gabe Miller Music

"I show how to load samples onto your Novation Circuit Rhythm using Components and how to record sounds into it from hardware synths or via resampling."

Also see The Ultimate Novation Circuit Rhythm Tutorial

Gabe Miller Music Circuit Rhythm posts

GEISS MATRISEQUENCER 250 - Handmade Miniature 1/6 scale

video upload by Ronaldo Lopes Teixeira ROLT

Studio Electronics SE3X - Paraphonic Drum Sounds Tweaking

video upload by VCO USA

"Using Paraphonic Mode and MIDI CC#'s, we create mild to wild percussion sounds on the SE3X.. Now if we only had more hands to tweak knobs with.."

YAMAHA CS50 Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

Tone Tweakers eBay

Tone Tweakers Reverb

"This CS50 is absolutely beautiful, meticulously refurbished by us and in exceptional physical condition as well as excellent working order, unlike most. This process required approximately 20 hours of skilled labor. The power supply was rebuilt as a precautionary measure, in an effort to extend this units life well beyond others you may find. Tuning trimpots were replaced to make tuning much easier and more stable. Logic ICs were replaced for longterm reliability. Oscillators were calibrated so this instrument is properly in tune. All key contacts were cleaned. All pots were cleaned and lubed."

Elta Music Solar-50 with full FX set

via this auction

"Rarish synth with 50 oscillators of pure fun. Under one year old. Almost like new and everything in the image is included, also including full set of 12 FX cards. One minor flaw is that one of the leds doesn't work, but the related oscillator works fine."

Novation AFX Station Limited Edition 25-Key Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

Chamber of Sounds Droneulator 2013

via this auction

"Discontinued Chamber of Sounds 'Droneulator' 3 Oscillator Palm Synth. 4 knobs, 3 switches plus an Opto Cell. No instructions, no labels, plug it in and freak out. Awesome little noise box."

You can find demos in previous posts here.

JEN SX-2000 synthetone 1979 SN 4146

via this auction

"JEN synthetone SX-2000 in great condition. Full revised (new key contacts, new transistors, calibrated, tuned, cleaned).

- Monophonic
- 44 keys
- 7 presets (but useless if you want to create your own sound and have fun with it! )
- 4 octave range
(32', 16', 8', 4')
- Wavefoorm : sawtooth, square, 2 rectangular waveforms
- VCA and VCF envelopes
- LFO : Square or triangle waveforms with intensity and speed control (it can modulate VCO or VCF)
- Glide control (portamento)
- Tune control fader

This lovely mono synth can be a real beast in studio or stage with some effects in the chain (like some guitar pedals).

It's also possible to upgrade it with mods (add CV/gate or other controls...)"

Mutable Instruments Ambika Synthesizer w/SMR4 Filters

via this auction


via this auction

"Work list (Excerpt):

Change all elec. caps and opamps,
New transistors and opamp installed on power supply board.
Change transistors in DAC part and opamps on CV route on key assigner board with new ones.
New "spark-killer" capacitor installed (relocated on power switch pins).
Keys knobs, switches and jacks cleaning.
CHD MIDI installed.

Yamaha TG33 Synth Module, Dynamic Vector Synthesis SN QPO1086

via this auction

Waveform List below.

Novation Peak and Elektron Octatrack

video upload by Luca Longobardi

"Low-res (fooling around)"

OXI One Showcase #11 - Euclidean Generator & Multitrack sequencer

video upload by OXI Instruments

"An euclidean sequencer with a whole set of randomization features, ratcheting, microtimings, independent time divisions and all kind of edition capabilities??

✅ YES❗️❗️

Now, OXI One has an Euclidean Generator and it's the perfect companion 👬 of the Multitrack MODE !!

One is the first MIDI sequencer and controller implementing modular interfaces (8 gates and 8 cvs), USB MIDI, Bluetooth MIDI and of course, standard MIDI.

OXI One - Available for pre-ordering at"

Mutable Instruments Marbles | Random Sampler - extended version

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"This is an extended reupload, so you may have seen most of it. Due to some missing information and some assumptions from my part I decided to take down the previous version. This version also includes more background information about the Y function and a better demo of dual clock inputs."

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