MATRIXSYNTH: Sunday, December 12, 2021

Sunday, December 12, 2021

WALDORF KYRA Synthesizer Demo (JayB Progressive Tracks) - Free patches available

video upload by

"JayB has signed a great and free patches bank for WALDORF KYRA -available at the official website. Hear them in action on these progressive/trance demo tracks!

[ESP] JayB ha firmado un fabuloso banco de presets gratis para WALDORF KYRA -disponible gratis en el sitio web oficial. ¡Escúchalos en acción en estos temas demo trance/ progressive!

00:00:01 - Track 1 - Hope Intro
00:00:31 - Track 2 - Virus Alliance
00:01:32 - Track 3 - Labyrinth
00:02:17 - Track 4 - Remember That Times
00:03:04 - Track 5 - Calm Coast
00:03:52 - Track 6 - Mistery Cop
00:04:26 - Track 7 - Remember Supernova
00:05:22 - Track 8 - Pulse Dancefloor
00:05:49 - Track 9 - TranceNation
00:06:17 - Track 10 - Rollercoaster Spirit"

MacBeth Elements Synthesizer SN 1023

via this auction

Sequential Prophet 10 Rev 4 Sounds - No Talking Tutorial

video upload by SMV Producer

"In this video, i want to show some sounds that i made with my Prophet 10. It is a fantastic synth... so have a listen! No external FX was used...

00:00 Gated Pad
02:09 Filter Madness
04:16 Intervals
07:11 So Lush
08:02 Tremolo Pad
10:50 Bass and Drum"

AJH Synth Patch of The Week Videos

video uploads by AJH Synth Official

Videos by supoorting member, DreamsOfWires.

Playlist: 1. Patch of The Week: The Sonic XV's Wave Folder - So many tones from just 1 VCO's Triangle wave
'Sonic Arps': The Sonic XV Transistor Diode Ladder Filter has a built-in Wave Folder, and in this video I'm using an arpeggiator in random mode to show the many subtle flavours of sound it can achieve from just a simple triangle wave from a single VCO. I will also pull a huge variety of timbres from a sine wave in a similar fashion.
The filter is a re-creation and expansion of the VCF from the Musonics Sonic V (5) synth of the 1970's (predecessor of the Moog Sonic Six), and shares a similar character to that of the EMS Synthi and VCS3, also being early diode filters. Bearing that in mind you might expect it to produce aggressive tones and chaotic feedback, which it can do well enough, but you might not have expected that it can also be very subtle, organic and warm in character, particularly well-suited to melodic arps/patterns and percussive sounds. With the added wave shaping functionality that wasn't present on the original, along with 24dB and 6dB low pass modes, and band pass filtering, this module packs a lot of tone shaping into 14hp.

00:00 'Sonic Arps'
00:34 Introduction
01:01 Assembling the patch
01:39 Sounds & Settings
04:33 Patch Sheet

A PDF file of the patch can be downloaded here:

Patch notes:
Green dots show approximate pot and switch positions. Where a pot has two dots, this illustrates the range I move them during the video. Pots and switches that do not have green dots are not used in this patch, and should be left at their zero or off positions.
I'm using the VCA as a mixer so that I can use the outputs from both the BP and 6dB outputs of the Sonic XV. Notice in the video they are set at different volumes at different points depending on the sound - you will need to adjust this too, as different combinations of IN LEVEL, IN MIX, IN WAVE, and filter settings can make a significant difference to volume levels.
Modules used from left to right: Vintage Transistor Core VCO, Sonic XV, Contour Generators, Discrete Cascaded VCA.
2. Patch of the Week: 'Schulze School' - Melodic Eurorack performance + 'how-to' guide & patch sheet
This week's patch makes use of the V-Shape wave shaper/wave folder to sculpt the great analogue tone of the MiniMod VCO to create some delicate timbres that reminds us of Klaus Schulze's mesmerising sounds created on his sequencer-driven Moog modular synth systems in the 1970's. It also makes particular use of the Ring SM as a sub oscillator generator, and the rich tones of the Sonic XV diode filter.

Check out the AJH Synth playlists for more 'Patch of The Week' videos, which will be either performances or 'how to' guides detailing a range of sounds, some familiar, some less so, and each containing a patch sheet at the end to show you how to construct it for yourself.
3. Patch of the Week: 'Singing Gemini' - Dual Analogue VCF as a Dual Sine Wave VCO How to & patch sheet
This patch uses each of the 2 analogue filters of the Gemini as a dual VCO, self-oscillating, so that they produce sine waves and can be sequenced melodically using the Korg SQ-1 or any analogue step sequencer. This guide shows you how to make this patch, along with a patch sheet at the end. It is one of the many ways you can use just a couple of Eurorack modules to make music, as modular synthesis can be rewarding even with a minimal gear list.

waldorf microwave 1 polyaftertouch fun

video upload by synthlegends

"The Waldorf microwave 1 has a lot of modulation routings, like LFO 1 and LFO 2 or envelopes and Filter or Panning to polyaftertouch. I played this machine with a poly aftertouch keyboard (GEM S2) and routed panning and LFO 1 to it. In this example I used a simple SAW wave sound with two oscillators to emulate a classic string patch like from the Yamaha CS-80. The microwave sounds quite harsh and metallic, but with a bit tweaking you also can get nice typical analog 70ies string patches out of it. I used a very but of reverb for this example. Nor further processing used. Thanks for watching and listening."

09-The IK Multimedia UNO Synth Pro- Effects

video upload by AutomaticGainsay

"Here is a demonstration of the sound and functionality of the effects found on the IK Multimedia UNO Synth Pro."

AutomaticGainsay IK Multimedia UNO Synth Pro posts

ARP Director's Chair

via @RetroSynthAds after seeing the Oberheim Director's Chair.

It was featured in the ARP Software and Accessory Catalog from 1977 captured here on Retro Synth Ads.

Prices under the Et Cetera section:

ARP T-Shirt ET-01 $5.25

ARP Case Sticker ET-02 $1.00

ARP Window Decal ET-03 $1.00

ARP Director's Chair ET-04 $40.00

New Twisted Electrons BLASTBEATS

WALKTHROUGH video upload by Twisted Electrons

Twisted Electrons BlastBeats Sound Demo (no talking)
video upload by Limbic Bits

0:00 Electronica
0:48 True Electro Part I
1:50 Hang on
2:48 4am
3:52 True Electro Part II
4:45 Ambient & Bass
5:40 minimal
6:36 90s IDM
7:17 Space Night
8:20 Not a bonus sequence at all

Some effects have been used here and there to add some delay and reverb (Valhalla DSP Vintage Verb / Delay)"

via Twisted Electrons

"At the heart of BlastBeats is a vintage FM chip called YMF-262 also known as the OPL3 chip & previously found in computer sound cards of the early 90s.

These chips were notoriously hard to program and were rarely used to their full potential. However, they can produce surprisingly rich beautiful and utterly dirty sounds with a bit of exploring...

By putting so many parameters within easy reach BlastBeasts makes it fun and easy to master the signature sound of the DOS era!

BlastBeats is a 10 voice groove box offering 6 drum voices and 4 synth instruments.

The many faders offer full control over the parameters of the instruments and can be automated and modulated per step ​

Beats and melodies are a pleasure to program thanks to the high quality illuminated buttons"

Sequential DSI Pro 2 Noodle Part Three #dsipro2 #livetweaking

video upload by Senti mental

"Another session with the Pro-2, an amazing synth! I think in these examples you can hear more fo the distinct hybrid character of this instrument. Wish I had the filter as Eurorack module…
No effects added, only inboard delays.
Head phones or decent gear recommend.

Instagram: @sentimental_pt

Filmed on Panasonic Lumix."

Prophet-5 Analogue Renaissance Rev-1 Downgrade

video upload by synthlegends

Additional posts here

"Some tweaking and demonstrating the downgrade mode of analogue renaissance.

What I like in this mod is the boost switch, called Q-compensation and 12 dB Filter, which makes much power even with high resonance in the filter. You can listen it in the first patch in this video. The recording was made without processing, effects and just raw into the audio interface in mono. For further information go on the website of analogue renaissance.

I kept my curtis filter chips, so I can built this prophet everytime back in the original state.

Here is the description from the website of analogue renaissance:

This modification for the Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 reverts the Rev 3 sonically to the earlier, much bigger-sounding Rev 2! The two Prophet 5 versions sound different due to the nearly complete redesign of the voice architecture to use Curtis’ CEM chips instead of Dave Rossum’s SSM chips for the transition of the Rev 2 to the Rev 3 model. This difference in sonics has made the Rev 2’s more desirable - and significantly more expensive. Fully working prototypes have been built and tested, and have the following features:
No mods to the Prophet 5 PCBs are required.
A REV -1 simply plugs into the IC sockets, replacing each CEM3320.
Only 1 extra wire for the -15V supply needs to be soldered.
Electronics have been added that cancel out the pollution from the CEM3320’s level shifting circuitry. The little that remains (30 to 100dB attenuation depending on frequency content and Prophet component tolerances) is also moved entirely to the filter's input. So, it get's further attenuation of 24dB per octave beyond cutoff.
The input signal has been increased a bit, since the 2040 likes to be driven a bit harder. This is no issue for the purists as it can be attenuated in the ‘mix’ section of the prophet-5.
By design the SSM2040 is also self-limiting, so the output level has been increased a lot as ample headroom was available, and this gives a much better signal-to-noise ratio and dynamic range.
REV -1 also adds two new features not present in the original Rev 2:
variable Q-compensation that restores the loss of bass when resonance is increased (14dB is lost at the onset of self-oscillation in the original filter design).
the option to use the REV -1 as 2-pole filter instead of the original 4-pole configuration. Most non-linear effects happen in the first two filter stages, and the 2-pole mode lets you hear these effects unfiltered by the last two stages.
The combination of these two extra features will make a Prophet 5 sound absolutely monstrous!
Switches to select 2-pole or 4-pole mode and the amount of Q-compensation will be included with mouting hardware.

Thanks for watching and listening."

Runningonair - More than Machine (2016 Mix) (Music Video)

video upload by Runningonair

"I was looking around my hard drive this week and found this video from 2016, which I don’t fully remember doing. The track is from the album “Running On Air”, which is a collection of 90’s tunes. This one had to be rerecorded, as I wasn’t happy with the original. There’s a long and complex history to this track, which I won’t go into, but I can say it’s not over yet. Since I recorded this, I have far more of the equipment and samples, which were used on the original, so it’s due yet another re-record and master. In fact, I’m going to update the whole album, (probably in 2022). Anyway, I thought it would be worth uploading as it’s a significant step in the journey.

Now for the video footage. It comes from the Docklands light railway in London. While most of the line is above ground, there is a small section running from Bank which is deep tube tunnel. Because there is no driver it’s possible to sit at the front of the train and look directly down the line. This normally leads to a competition between kids and geeks to get to the front seat first. On this occasion I won! The idea of the video was to have backdrop for live events, which has been used once. It’s a bit repetitive but also hypnotic, I expect I’ll repurpose the footage at some point.

If you'd like to support the channel, you can check out my tracks below:



Sunday Morning Pling Plongs // Gotharman's Urano + Flame Joystick + Erica Synths Bassline #TTNM


"A stereo pling plong synth jam with Gotharman's Urano modular synthesizer and its Eurorack expansion: 4MS POD Case with Erica Synths Bassline, Flame Joystick and Synthrotek MIXIV. Pling Plong sounds, percussion samples, sequencing and FX from Urano. The Joystick modulates morphing and stereo position of the plings and plongs. Erica's Bassline is another simple voice fed into the audio input of the Urano. Happy Sunday, everyone!"

Gotharman website:


Korg Mono/Poly Analog Synthesizer w/ MIDI

via this auction

"beautiful vintage korg mono/poly with midi poly midi kit installed for midi control and many extra functions !"

Waldorf Wave

via this auction

"This 16 voice wave is in good condition but has flaws that are correctable and flaws that are inherent to the Wave.

Correctable: The wood is clearly damaged, but is not chipped away. This can be easily touched up by us or by you. We chose to do nothing so that you have the option of whom does it!

Not correctable: All waves are made with a top coat over the metal panel that creates the matte appearance. Unfortunately, this top coat attracts dust and can't be cleaned with the types of cleaners we normally clean synthesizers with. You can dust it with a paint brush with much success, but without removing the entire top coat, which we do not recommend, there is not much to be done about this.

There is also some wear around the cutoff knob and on the display

The display, as with all Waves, is dim. It never bothered me.

This wave has been serviced by myself and has a clean bill of health. Pot has been replaced with a brand new ones to ensure years of great operation. All buttons cleaned but please note due to the way the wave is built, some may seem hard to push. It has new shocks as well. It runs on 220V"

Crumar Orchestrator SN 02234

via this auction

Clavia Nord Modular Keyboard

via this auction

UDO Audio Super 6 12-Voice Polyphonic Binaural Analog-Hybrid Synthesizer

via this auction

Analogue Solutions Europa MIDI Sequencer

via this auction

Roland SH-101

via this auction

Vintage Roland SH-1000 Vintage Synthesizer Keyboard

via this auction

WALDORF Q+ (Q Plus) Phoenix Edition Analogue Filter Synthesizer Demo

video upload by Serge Kamayev

"WALDORF Q+ - limited Phoenix Edition - analogue filter synthesizer, 16 filter, up to 100 voices, 16 part multi timbral, 300 single programs, 100 multi programs, 100 step sequencer patterns, 20 drum maps, 58 endless dials, 39 buttons for editing, 2 x 20 character display, 5 octave keyboard, 1 Pitch Bend Wheel,1 Modulation Wheel, 2 Control Buttons, 6 analog outputs (3 stereo outs), 2 analog inputs (1 stereo in), 1 coax S/PDIF output (44.1kHz), MIDI In/Out/Thru, 2 Switch Inputs (e.g. Sustain Pedal, Gate In etc.), 2 CV Inputs (e.g. Foot Pedal, external controller etc.) Dimensions: Width 995mm, Height 135mm, Depth 360mm."

Patch Techniques - With Your Modular Synthesizer

video upload by PanicGirlVids

"This is one of my favourite patches of 2021. May I show it to you? 👩‍🌾

Have a wonderful weekend everyone and don't forget:
one patch a day keeps the doctor away 🎛️⁠🌸🎛️⁠

✾ Modules used in this Patch ~

Mutable Instruments Plaits ~
Folktek Alter2 ~
Harvestman Tyme Sefari ~
Mutable Instruments Beads ~
2HP Mixer ~"

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

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