MATRIXSYNTH: Monday, July 26, 2021

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Alesis AirSynth and Doctor A - short performance demo (5 presets)

video upload by SynthAddict

0:00 Intro/Preset 01+reverb Android Choir
1:01 Preset 03+delay FM
2:23 Preset 05+reverb Oberon Swell
3:28 Preset 09+delay Air-amin
4:20 Preset 02+delay Beat Machine

"The Alesis AirSynth is a fun, rare and expressive unit to create synths sounds, drum/perc bits, and FX. the aXYZ Dome controller (a fancier version of the Roland D-beam) allows careful and wild control of various sounds. The AirSynth only has 50 presets but you get quite a variety of patches and variation with the dome controller. Add some FX and it really shines.

The companion AirFX unit (blue) has the same basic function an layout, but it’s purely an effect unit. I’ll post a demo of that one soon.

The only drawback is it’s the typical Alesis AC-AC adapter power (not AC-DC), so for mobile use you have to use an AC inverter and a DC power bank (I’ve done it many times). It’s just more bulky.

Unit has 50 Factory Presets - Synths/Drums/FX"

Custom Dual Stacked Korg Minikorg 700

via this auction

"Rare two minikorg 700 units modded in one unit. Unique. Is in good working condition. Only little cracking in the volume sliders. With the lower toggle switch (orginal on/of switch on the front) you can put the unit(s) on and off. On the back is a cv/gate/filter mod and some switches to control the lower or the upper part for the cv gate and the filter. The upper cable hole is empty see picture 9. The seperated outputs on the back still works. Next to the standard volume outputs is a extra output, this is for the both parts. It's a 220 volt version. The lfo from both synth working together to get strange rhytmes. It comes with extra parts from the mod like the extra wooden pieces."

Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 Rev 3.2 SN 2516

via this auction

"This has just been fully serviced.

This is currently a Rev 3.2 however this can be easily upgraded to a Rev 3.3
This retrofit kit forthe Prophet 5 rev 3.2 adds the following MIDI control:

For incoming MIDI:
Any MIDI channel can be selected
Notes (MIDI note numbers 36 – 96) – transpose possible
Program change (numbers 1 – 120)
Pitchbend – (bends up and down a fifth)
Mod Wheel
Filter cutoff frequency (of low pass filter)
Sustain (decay on-off)

MFB Megazwerg Semi-Modular Synthesizer SN 12167

via this auction

07 26 21 Synton Fenix 2

video upload by batchas

Sequential Artist Spotlight Interview with DELAURENTIS

You can find the interview on Sequential's website here.

"Musician, producer, composer, writer, and singer – DeLaurentis is one and more. It’s the story of a French little girl who would watch her dad playing music, and quickly understood that musical notes could spring up and fly away from her arms, her hands, her fingers. The music was a part of her. With this revelation, the sky opened up to her. After several years spent at the Conservatory she became a self-taught producer, and discovered the world of computer music influenced by Laurie Anderson, one of the first women to pioneer electronic music. DeLaurentis settled in Paris in 2015, and released her first two EPs. She started to get noticed then, with her unique universe and music videos. Her new album “UNICA” is due to release on September 3rd, 2021. We chatted with DeLaurentis on how she uses the Prophet Rev2 in her music."
You can find additional posts featuring Sequential's Spotlight series here.

Noel Gallagher | Serving the song with V Collection

video upload by Arturia

"When it comes to crafting a song, Noel Gallagher possesses a golden touch. We caught up with him on songwriting, inspiration, and how V Collection 8 works for him.

Full Story →

V Collection is a quintessential anthology of the most evocative synthesizers and keyboards ever made, meticulously modeled, lovingly recreated, and expertly enhanced to inspire."

Air Hybrid 3 - Overview & Sound Demo

video upload by Runningonair

Runningonair Air Hybrid 3 posts

"In this video I do a brief overview of the synth and then quickly get down the checking out the sounds. I've used one of my own tracks to demo the Trance presets and then demo a good selection of the other patches.


'If not now' will be released on streaming platform on 28th July 2021.




How to Jam with Mimetic Digitalis: CV inputs and other techniques

video upload by Noise Engineering

"Noise Cues episode 5: Jamming with the Mimetic Digitalis part 2 [additional episodes here]

In this edition of Noise Cues we dive into jamming techniques with the Mimetic Digitalis. We discuss how to shorten the sequence length, using the CV inputs, jamming with the Random input, and making transitions with the stop function. Be sure to check out all of the Noise Cues episodes for synthesis tips and tricks.


0:00 - Opening Jam
0:12 - Series Intro
0:43 - Changing Mimetic Digitalis Sequence Length
1:19 - Mimetic Digitals CV Inputs
2:16 - Mimetic Digitalis R input
2:47 - Transitions with the Mimetic Digitalis Stop Function
3:31 - Outro
3:45 - Eurorack Jam"

OP-1 Deep Dive #1 | Phase Synth explored

video upload by Oblivion Corner

"Taking a closer look at the Phase synth engine on the Teenage Engineering OP-1 synthesizer. See what each knob controls and how the functions change the sound on the OP1. Afterwards, I share what my fave stock preset sounds are for the Phase synth.

00:00 Silly intro
00:09 Phase synth testing
01:42 Phase synth discussion
02:45 OP-1 Phase sound test
03:36 OP-1 Phase conclusions
04:34 OP1 Fave Phase Presets
06:42 Outro & OP1 Synth Jam

Recent usb audio OP-1 firmware update covered here: [posted here]

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

kalimba controled eurorack

video upload by Meska

"3:15 patch explanation
A quick exemple of kalimba & eurorack with the helpe of gotharman LD3 for the drums (made with the PERC oscilator) kalimba go to MI ears for extracting gate and envelope

Thank you for watching.
My name is Meska of the statik collective . I've been making mostly "dark and expérimental" music for more than ten years now, i'v learn so much online, now it's time for me to share my knoledge, my exploration and this channel is a place to talk about the tools, sound design and techniques to make music with.
i'm tattooist at day jobs and you can found my work here :

You can stream my albums and EPs at

If you'd like to support the channel​ consider buying music from bandcamp ;)"

Elektron Model:Samples jam - Wavparty DRM1 Resampled

video upload by wavparty

"Just goofing around with the DRM1 Resampled pack on the Elektron Model:Samples with a Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S.

The Model:Samples project is now included in the DRM1 Resampled download:

You can also grab the DRM1 Bundle for a huge library of sounds:"

Drops of Lavender - (Very Chilled Late Night Eurorack Session)

video upload by Electronisounds Audio

"A late night, sample-based excursion - focused on the Squarp Rample sample playback module and the Erica Synths Sample Drum module."


Arturia Polybrute & Moog Subsequent 37 (+ a trombone and piano...?)

video upload by Lost Clouds

"I've picked up a few sample libraries recently and have been messing around putting them together with my synths. Found this very nice combo last night which sounds very Vangelis-y! I added in some soft piano too for extra depth."

Moog Minimoog Model D SN 8438

via this auction

Additional Switched On Listings

"This vintage Model D is fully functional and in very good condition. It is serial number 8438 and features the early oscillator design. This is a very clean Minimoog and has been recently fully serviced by our in house technician here at Switched On."

Oberheim Matrix 6

via this auction

Additional Switched On Listings

"This Matrix 6R is fully functional and in great condition. It has been fully serviced here at Switched On and has as a new battery installed.

The Matrix 6 was one of the last few synthesizers from Oberheim to come out during the mid-eighties following the classic OB-series. The Matrix 6 utilized high-tech but less expensive digital and midi features and still retained a totally analog sound. It did this by using DCOs (digitally controlled oscillators) to provide stability, programmability and more. All the Matrix synthesizers featured Matrix Modulation which allows for extremely wild virtual patching for almost unlimited range of sounds and modulation capabilities!

Each of its 6 voices has a pair of DCOs, a low pass filter, 2 VCA's, 3 envelope generators, 2 LFO's, and 2 ramp gens for a variety of complex analog pads, basses and sounds."

Waldorf Q Analog Modeling Synthesizer

via this auction

Additional Switched On Listings

"This Q is fully functional and in great condition. With 16 voices and 16 multitimbral parts, the Q is well adapted for reliable live use. Waldorf's excellent analog sound emulation is complemented by sophisticated yet familiar analog-type controls and parameters. There are 3 oscillators per voice, 3 LFOs with ramp, sine, square, etc. and 2 12/24dB Filters (Low pass, band pass, hi pass, notch, comb, ring mod and more). A powerful arpeggiator and sequencer are also on-board for creating complex accompaniment or arpeggios. There are 58 knobs to aid you in tweaking away at creating amazing sounds! All knobs and edit parameters are MIDI controllable. The Waldorf Q is topped off with 8 effects processors (2 per sound that include Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, Overdrive, AM, Delay, Reverb, etc.), 2 analog audio inputs, 6 outputs and 1 S/PDIF output (44.1kHz / 48kHz switchable) and vocoding capability. The Q is a professional-grade virtual analog synth that combines the raw power of analog synthesis with modern technology, stability and creativity."

PPG Wave 2.2 SN 01468

via this auction, also on Reverb

Series: 2.2

Version: V6

99 Patches are currently loaded and they are magical!

Sequential Circuits Prophet-T8 SN 000409

via this auction, also on Reverb

ARP Quartet Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer SN 128/135

via this auction, also on Reverb

ARP Omni-2 Model 2473 SN 1188

via this auction

, also on Reverb


via this auction

Anyone ID the top right logo on the D-2? These were branded Coron, Cortez, JHS, Grant, BIAS, etc...

Song step pattern book for the DR-55 picktured below.

MAESTRO vintage ussr soviet digital synthesizer SN 0491262 w/ Docs

via this auction

Limited White MOOG MINITAUR w/ Original Box & Decksaver Cover

via this auction

Roland Juno 60 SN 289562 w/ Kenton MIDI

via this auction

Line 6 Filter Pro Stereo Synth Effects Filter

via this auction

Preset chart below.

Strombox // The expandable rack system for modular synths

video upload by Starsky Carr

"A look at a new offering from new UK company Strombox. An expandable rack system."

BeatCutter - Endless sound structures (Feedback mode)

video upload by Igor Vasiliev

"BeatCutter app updated to version 1.4

This update adds new datasets for generating parameters using templates, slightly improves the sound engine and fixes found issues.

This video demonstrate an example of creating constantly changing sound structures from a single sample in feedback mode. This is an example of a simple enough way to use the BeatCutter with randomly generated templates. However, the result can be quite interesting.

BeatCutter is an experimental multi-channel app for slicing and recombining sound based on rhythm. In the center of the app is a matrix of sample cells with smoothly reconfigurable recording, playback and control busses. This app is best for those who would like to experiment with large audio files or live instruments, creating chaotic constructions and patterns from sliced rhythm-driven samples."

You can find additional BeatCutter posts here.

E-mu Proteus MPS Plus Demos - ROM Bank 3

video upload by Python Blue

"Finally decided to make another set of synthesizer demos. This one entails a recently acquired E-mu Proteus MPS Plus keyboard, best known as the synthesizer used in the music for Myst. To challenge myself, and to help inform others about the sound, I tried to perform as many of the unique presets as I could.

This last video of three covers the last unique ROM bank of presets, exclusive to the MPS Plus and based on the Proteus 2 instruments. With this, all of the unique presets should now be represented: the ROM 4 bank is a duplication of the RAM bank in the MPS Plus.

Hope everyone enjoys!"

Python Blue E-mu Proteus MPS Plus Demos

Yamaha S80 (1999) | YAMAHA S90 ES (2005)

video upload by KEYBOARDS NOSTALGY

YAMAHA S90 ES (2005)

video upload by KEYBOARDS NOSTALGY


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

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