MATRIXSYNTH: Friday, September 24, 2021

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Friday, September 24, 2021

Arp 2600 Synthposium Highlights

video upload by Alan R. Pearlman Foundation

"The ARP 2600 Synthposium was a success thanks to your contributions and participation! Thank you to all who attended. We are so pleased to announce we met our Summer Fundraiser goal!
Miss the live event? We’ve got you covered! Visit you can and gain full access to the 8 hour day, packed with exclusive content from the leaders of the synthesis.

Music by Alex Ball


Waldorf Quantum Totally Unofficial Demo

video upload by Don Solaris

Testing Waldorf M

video upload by Konrad Paulsen

"Yesterday i got this beauty, today i had a few hours to testdrive it for the first time. I never had a Microwave formerly, so this is my fresh take on this classic remake by Waldorf.
I already love this synth."

This one was spotted and sent in via Soviet Space Child.

Kitaro 喜多郎 - Wings 翼 Cover

video upload by ltpstan

"Initially, I was inspired by the live version of 'Wings', in how Kitaro managed to improvise throughout the whole piece live amazes me when I listened for the first time. Now, this project have been left for awhile which I wanted to do for a long time, now I feel it is the right time to release it together with the improvisation. In the end, it came out quite nicely, enjoy it! Thank you!

ps: I am arranging my set up and anticipating the new miniKORG700FS (late August) to be put up above the Korg 800DV. That's why the Juno106 is at the other rack."

This one was spotted and sent in via Soviet Space Child.

And a couple more:

Kitaro 喜多郎 - Magical Sand Dance 神秘なる砂の舞 Cover

"Another great song by Kitaro.
This rendition is between the different live versions. It includes a break in between for the continous rhythm.
This is also one of my favourites. Glad to make it into a cover.
This will be the last cover for the year as things will get busy.

Produced on Logic Pro X
Leads: Korg 800DV & Juno 106
Drums: Logic Pro X
Synth Bass: Logic Pro X
Strings: Logic Pro X
Choir: Logic Pro X
Guitar: Logic Pro X"

Kitaro 喜多郎 - Free Flight 飛翔 Cover

"I always like the 'Live in Yakushiji' version of 'Free Flight'. This version has an epic ending.
This time, I tried to attempt a short version of this song.
Most of the sounds are from the Korg 01/W: Animotion pad (combi), Choir.

There was a slight fumbling in-between the changing of sounds (800DV to 700S Square) but I did not want to cut off the video as I wanted to retain all in one shot.

Fun Fact: This Korg 800DV was one of the earlier units produced from my research. Also, the later units have the smaller logo at the right instead of the larger one, at the left side. This units does not have the Pedal connector input (VCF FK-1) like the later production units."

SoundsDivine 'Fantastic Flaws - Wobble' - Unfiltered Audio Lion

video upload by SoundsDivine111

"Preview of the presets from the 'Fantastic Flaws - Wobble' soundset for Unfiltered Audio Lion"

Bleep Bloop 2000 Overview and Demo

video upload by Patchwerks Seattle

"In this video Matthew Piecora (aka EZBOT ) of Patchwerks shows off the new Bleep Bloop 2000 by Tim Held and After later Audio.

Bleep Bloop 2000, or BB2k is a collaboration between Tim Held of Podular Modcast and After Later Audio. What started as a joke-module made by Tim’s friend Jenny has now actualized into real-life. What is it? Why is it? These are all questions we are still asking ourselves. All we know is we love it.

BB2k can be used as a four-voice oscillator or a quirky CV-source. It was designed to inspire experimentation and creative patching. While it appears simple at face-value, it is actually quite versatile. BB2k is able to get into glitchy rhythm generation, haunting drones and outrageous control voltage over any parameter the user wishes. Just power it on and start exploring!

Order the Bleep Bloop 2000 here:
Demo by: Matthew Piecora
Video by: Matthew Piecora, Steven Ly"

CXM1978 for SYNTH // 0-9 Presets with Sequential PRO3 + Elektron DIGITONE & DIGITAKT

video upload by Dexba

'Hello everyone! Feels like this is my first video, like, the first PROPER video, mostly because I am showing myself on camera and also because I want to get step by step closer to more complex or even "useful" videos :)
In this video, I wanted to show you the Chase Bliss and Meris lovechild, the CXM1978, a pedal that pays homage to the legendary Lexicon 224.
There are many videos here on YouTube discussing the price, the usefulness, or even how it compares to the real one or the UAD plugins, but I haven't found any video about how this thing sounds in many different situations, settings, (electronic) instruments.
So here we go, I did one myself, with what I think is a bit of a representative sound palette you could find in your music productions, but more will come in the future since I think this one's a keeper.
Thank you a lot for all your support, never thought I would get to 1.000 subs, and that's also a great encouragement to keep doing stuff and get better at it!

0:00 - Quick intro
2:04 - [Sequential PRO3] Pluck
3:49 - [Sequential PRO3] "Prophet like" Pad
11:51 - [Elektron Digitone] "Vangelis like" Pad
15:32 - [Elektron Digitone] FM Pluck
20:21 - [Elektron Digitakt] Drums
22:03 - [Elektron Digitakt] Vocal sample
23:53 - [Elektron Digitakt] Ambient house (?) Jam"

ALM TV Busy Visits.. EP001 POWELL & EP002 Andrew Hale

POWELL - Busy Visits.. EP001
video upload by

"ALM Busy Circuits presents 'BUSY VISITS..' a brand new video series where we delve into the creative spaces and creative practises of some of our favourite artists.

For the first episode, we visit Powell.

Powell is an artist and musician living and working in London. He is also the founder of Diagonal Records, an imprint created in 2011 that has since grown to incorporate over 60 physical and digital releases, many of them made iconic by Guy Featherstone’s visual direction for the label. He released a volley of deviant dance-oriented music on XL Recordings, as well as a collaboration in 2018 with Turner Prize-winning artist and photographer Wolfgang Tillmans. In 2020 he launched A Folder with visual artist Marte Eknæs and Swiss filmmaker Michael Amstad; AF is a music, film and image platform that can be [mis]understood as a release or work that never ends. In late 2021 he will release Piano Music 1-7 on Editions Mego. VIVA PITA."

Andrew Hale - Busy Visits.. EP002
video upload by ALM TV

'ALM Busy Circuits presents 'BUSY VISITS..' a brand new video series where we delve into the creative spaces and creative practises of some of our favourite artists.

In this episode we visit the London based studio of Andrew Hale from the band Sade.

Andrew Hale has been a member of platinum and grammy award winning band Sade since 1983. He is also known for his scoring work including BAFTA award winning computer game sound track 'LA Noire’, and critically acclaimed OST's for 'Scott Pilgrim' & ‘A Wrinkle In Time’."

ALM TV Busy Visits..

Synth Rorschach #80: NASA Ames Research Center - 1962

This one is in via Gerard Pardeilhan.

"My new MIDI "body suit" interface 👽"

In actuality, it's a pilot restraint and Closed Loop Breathing System, NASA Ames Research Center - 1962.

See the Synth Rorschach label below for more.

Playing around with a VERY SIMPLE Eurorack system! - BEGINNER FRIENDLY!

video upload by Electronisounds Audio

"Kick, Snare, Hats, Bass - Experimenting, jamming and making beats with the most SIMPLE Eurorack system I could put together! Questions, comments and enthusiasm are encouraged!"

Playing with Urano #4

video upload by gotharman

"Rock and noise!"

channel directions - & music with Numeric Repetitor & XTk

video upload by junklight

"I'm wanting to move on from just videos of me playing music and start exploring music & creativity (rather than gear) a bit more. However need to start with baby steps- learning to make better videos....."


video upload by Bernd Kistenmacher

Bernd Kistenmacher SUPERBOOTH posts

"Every journey comes to an end. This is the fourth and last episode of MY SUPERBOOTH 2021 DIARY, which I have produced for FREAK-OUT-YOUR-SYNTH. To be here was really amazing. Again. I spoke with so many friends from the scene and especially the "business-guys" gave me their time and explained their latest hot stuff. To all of them a big THANK YOU. Also to Andreas Schneider and his Superbooth-Team. You all helped to make this vlog a little bit bigger and myself to get a little bit more experienced. Now it time to return to my studio and to produce the next episode of FREAK-OUT-YOUR-SYNTH. I will be back very soon. Promised.

Love and Peace

Bernd Kistenmacher

00:00:00 Intro
00:01:15 Nonlinear Labs
00:18:02 Sequential
00:28:10 Klavis
00:36:50 Radikal Technologies
00:42:52 Jessica Kert
00:55:05 JoMoX
01:16:31 Carolina Eyck
01:27:34 u-he
01:50:11 Final words"

Erica Synths nos presenta su nueva PERKONS HD-01 en la Superbooth 2021

video upload by BPro Audio

Replicants - Ambient Poly-Aftertouch with ASM Hydrasynth

video upload by JediSid

"Here's a quick ambient synth track with the ASM Hydrasynth, which is phenomenal, inspired by Vangelis of course."

The Solar-Powered Pool

video upload by Laurent Baloran

"Unpretentious test of The Pool powered by solar energy. The sound is warmer, no ?"

Bad Gear - Casio Rapman - Too Cute???

video upload by AudioPilz

The intro sounds like it was made with the Rapman. I just realized all the intros are all slightly different. You can find additionalAudioPilz Bad Gear posts here.

"You want full tracks, extended jams, sample packs, confidential information about gear featured in the next episode, vocoder shoutouts and/or general awesomeness? Become a Patron!!!


00:00 Intro tune
01:34 Overview
04:22 Hate
04:52 Jam 1
05:43 Jam 2
06:52 Finale
07:24 Verdict
08:46 Patreon Vocoder Shoutout"

AudioPilz Bad Gear posts

Korg M1 - Prophet 5 Pad performed by Chronos

video upload by LFOstore

"From our soundset:


Kano - Another Life with the Roland JX-3P Synthesizer - Italo Pop 1983

video upload by RetroSound

"(c)2007-21 by RetroSound
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A great 80s disco hit from the year 1983 with the typical positive mood and drive.
all synthesizer sounds: Roland JX-3P Analog Synthesizer (1983)
drums: E-MU Samples
recording: multi-track

The Roland JX-3P Synthesizer from the year 1983 is a fantastic analog synth with the typical 80s sound. Here can you find the full JX-3P playlist with single sound demos and one synth demo tracks. Enjoy."

Elka OMB-5 Digital Synthesizer SN 030834

via this auction

Steiner-Parker Synthacon (Black faceplate / 1977 / No keyboard)

via this auction

Korg ARP 2600 FS

via this auction

Oberheim Matrix 6 w/ Hardcase & Tape Cassettes

via this auction

SIEL EX-80 Expander Analog Synthesizer NIB

via this auction

"Rare, Siel Expander Synthesizer, actually New In Box! Never opened since 1980s, it is still stapled shut from the factory. Be the 1st to open and work this great analog wonder."

Red Casio PT-82 w/ Original Box

via this auction

"This keyboard from 1986 has many similarities with the Casio , but includes a "melody guide" key lighting feature for music teaching (not the keys itself light up but a row of small LEDs above them) and a ROM- Pack music cartridge slot. Unfortunately this instrument is missing the great built-in synthesizer, sequencer and 3 octave switch of the VL-Tone.
Although the music playback from the ROM- Pack includes wonderful polyphonic accompaniments, the player can play own musics only monophonic with thin and dull sounding blip rhythms. A bit unusual is that this white keyboard has brightly coloured orange and red buttons and red lines while Casio normally preferred pastel colours. Also a red case version of the PT-82 was made. In 1987 it was re-released in grey as .

MAM MB33/ TB303 Clone/ Analog Retro Bass Synthesizer

via this auction

YAMAHA EOS YS200 Synthesizer w/ Original Gig Bag

via this auction

Ensoniq VFX SD SN HO01715

via this auction

CASIO VZ-8M Professional Digital Synthesizer SN 000604

via this auction

Korg Oasys 76 Key Synthesizer SN 000348

via this auction

"Korg Oasys 76 key synth with Exs-1, Exs-2, Str-1, Lac-1, and Mod-7 upgrades. Memory upgrade and latest software version."

[SuperBooth21] Small interview with big waves: Waldorf M

video upload by Synthesizer Video Service

"This is a little talk I had at the SuperBooth21 with Waldorf about their new child, the Waldorf M synth. This is a pure wavetable synth with analog filters, designed to replace the original MicroWAVE. We were talking about how the M performs compaired to its roots and whether you need it if you already own a Quantum or Iridium."

UDO Audio - Superbooth 21 Gesprächskonzert

video upload by UDO Audio

"George's gesprächskonzert from our recent trip to Superbooth in Berlin. A little bit about our journey from Superbooth 2019 to our second product here at Superbooth 2021, followed of course by some sounds! Thanks to the Superbooth team for the recording and for organising."

SUPERBOOTH 2021 - Radikal Technologies Eurorack Guitar Preamp

video upload by sonicstate

"Spotting a gap in the market, Jørg Schaaf the designer behind the Radikal range saw the need for a Eurorack guitar preamp so the RT1936 was born. Offering a clean guitar input with drive, EQ and an envelope follow it allows you to plug your axe directly into the world of Eurorack and process.
Or of course it can just be a guitar preamp, or be used to process any inpcoming signal
Available December €299
Thanks to Jason Jervis for the playing"

SUPERBOOTH 2021 - Synth-Werk 5U Bode Freq Shifter

video upload by sonicstate

"5u Modular doesn't usually get much of a look in at Superbooth. And here at Sonicstate we're aiming to change that this year by visiting Synthwerks and checking out their new Bode Frequency Shifter. We also a demo from the Synthwerks system that was on show this year. Big sounding synthesizers from the big daddies of modulars."

Doctor Who Theme Music - Played on Vintage Synths

video upload by Luke Million

"The theme from Doctor Who has always been a favourite of mine. I've recreated it using a mix of the 60s and 80s theme music created by Ron Grainer and Delia Derbyshire and thrown my own synth flavours in. 🎹👨‍⚕️🎹

Gear Used;
Moog Multimoog
Roland SH2
Arp Odyssey Mk 1
Korg MS20"

Roland JD800 Model Expansion DEMO on JUPITER-X

video upload by gattobus

"Roland asked me to showcase the new JD-800 Model Expansion, so here's a quick DEMO with some of my favourite presets. I hope you like it!"

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

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