MATRIXSYNTH: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Kilpatrick Format Modular System

video upload by NOISEBUG

"The Kilpatrick Format Modular System is a very unknown format that we are willing to exploit for the good of new formats on the market.

The Kilpatrick 4U modules are a very affordable in comparison to other 4U banana format modular systems. Each module offers dual functions with a single module, thus expanding the possibilities within a smaller system."

Waldorf M Review // Reincarnating 8-bit, lo-fi aliasing wavetables // vs Iridium // Full tutorial

video upload by loopop

8 Voice Expansion Card Coming in 2022

"What if aliasing wavetables was a good thing? Waldorf's Microwave 1, 2 and XT get a 'MK3' in the form of the M. Get all the details here!

0:00 Intro
1:15 Overview
7:05 Connectivity
7:55 Oscillator modes - MW 1 vs 2
8:50 Cross mods
9:35 Basic shapes
10:30 Mixer
10:55 ASIC bug
11:50 Digital filter
12:35 Analog filter
13:30 VCA & pan
13:55 Modulation
16:30 Envelopes
17:40 Mod sources
18:55 Env loops
20:10 LFOs
22:20 Arp
23:25 Multi mode
25:00 Misc options
26:00 Alternatives
26:40 vs Iridium
34:10 Pros & cons
38:00 Outro
39:35 Jogging House

Northern Light Modular

video upload by NOISEBUG

"The Northern Light Modular demo system here at Noisebug. Here are a few patches we created using this Buchla formatted system.

You can review all Norther Light Modular modules here on our website"

MATTHS Studio Broadcast IMPLEXUS by Majella Audio First Jam

video upload by MATTHS

"#MATTHS aka Matt Hodson takes us on a ride with an impromptu studio broadcast as he plays with the Majella Audio #IMPLEXUS #synth for the first time"


An Update on The Gmebaphone Concept and the Cybernéphone Instrument

Additional info via Asbjørn Blokkum Flø has been added to this post. Scroll down for the update when you get there.

Also see the related CYBERSONGOSSE [left] posted back in 2006.

Ach bittrer Winter - Synth Jam

video upload by Marius Leicht

"Another German traditional, arranged for synthesizers and Rhodes Piano."

Carol of the Bells Christmas Music Cherry Audio VST Synthesizer Rik Marston

video upload by Rik Marston Official

"'Carol of the Bells' a magical work that sounds nice electronic!
Happy Holidays to all of my subscribers & friends!
Here is a fun version using 100% Cherry Audio 64 bit VST plug-ins!
Cherry Audio VST Plug-In Synthesizers used:
Polymode (Moog Polymoog), Eight Voice (Oberheim SEM),
DCO-106 (Roland Juno-106) & Mercury-4 (Roland Jupiter-4)!"

Rik's Links:
Ahnyxian Sound Design:

Behringer Teases Classic ARP 1601 Sequencer

"We built a prototype of the iconic ARP 1601 Sequencer and also added two useful quantizers, which makes it a perfect companion for the 2600 or any other model Synthesizer.
Please note that we have not yet decided if we’ll put the 1601 in production."

Norand Mono - Walkthrough

video upload by Norand

"This video is a short walkthrough featuring basic to more complex functions of Mono.
You'll see how to get started with Mono from the ignition to the creation of a pattern with variations.

Timeline :
0:00 - Intro
0:18 - Reintialize to default patch
0:30 - Create a patch
1:37 - Set a scale
1:53 - Create and edit a pattern
2:28 - Pattern variations
3:11 - Randomize a parameter
3:30 - Play styles
3:53 - Accent & slide
4:40 - Modulations
5:29 - Step parameter"

Moog Matriarch Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer SN 00356

via this auction

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Akai AX60 Analog Synthesizer with Sampler Input

via this auction

"In amazing condition. It hasn't seen much use and it shows. The sliders feel great, buttons, keys and hardware all feel nice - not loose.

All six voices work great and stay in tune. I have also tested this unit with the Akai S612 sampler and it works as it should, using the sampler as an extra sound source within the synthesizer voice architecture.

The built in chorus has two modes and also work great."

Altair 231 Russian MOOG MODEL D w/ MIDI Case

via this auction

"legendary, very rare & powerful soviet analog synthesizer "ALTAIR-231". It is a 3-OSC monophonic precise equivalent of infamous western MINIMOOG MODEL D.

Synth has 4-octave keyboard (F-C) with velocity (sensitivity assign to vibrato effect). For live performance there is a wheel which provides pitch shift. ALTAIR-231 is based on 3-VCO (OSC-3 can work as the modulator), 1 VCF (lowpass 24dB/oct) with ADSR, 1 VCA, 3 LFO, noise generator (white/pink), glide, memory. It has an EXTERNAL INPUT allowing to use FILTER and GENERATORS with OTHER INSTRUMENTS such as guitars, synths, etc! ALTAIR-231 consists of 5 main sections - OSC, MIXER, MODULATION, FILTER and AMP.
(for all technical specifications check the "Features" section below).

The inclined desk is divided into the following functional sections: Modulator, Generator #1, Generator #2 or #3, Mixer and Amplifier. They give one a possibility to synthesize a broad spectrum of sounds and to change sounding at any time.
There are 3 internal audible signal sources in the instrument: to broad-ranged of the Generators with changed form of oscillations and a noise generator for creating a non-musical sounds such as wind, surf, whine, etc.

Possibility to connect an external audible signal sources to the synthesizer is provided for (e.g. guitars, electro pianos and electro organs). Sounds of different external sources are combined separately in the mixer in any ratio. There is a filter in the synthesizer with cutoff frequency control to change color of timbre of audilble signal over a wide range.

Both Estradin synths have fat and rich vintage analog sound with it`s own character and can be compared to Minimoog model D synthesizer.

ALTAIR-231 is one of the most impressive vintage Soviet synthesizers. It has inimitable peculiar sound and very powerful filters. A fat, lush and very analogue sound with the unique architecture of the Soviet-era components; in addition, highly reliable military technologies were applied in the process of production. The synthesizer is universal & may be used for hard electronic music, or for soft ambient/old school projects and for modeling various effects as well...endless possibilities"

Vintage PAiA 3760 Mini Polyphonic Portable Keyboard Synth

via this auction

"Tested thoroughly and everything functions great to the best of my knowledge. Every key, every dial, every switch made the appropriate sound and lev changes.

I am not knowledgeable about audio equipment but I did my best to test everything.

There are signs of moisture damage but it doesn’t appear to have affected the electronics. Only cosmetic. Case doesn’t completely close flush.

Runs on 6 AA batteries.

Roland System-100

via this auction

ROLAND Jupiter-6

via this auction

Chord: How to create and use WAVETABLES

video upload by Qu - Bit

"The eurorack modular synth Chord (v2) is a wavetable oscillator. But what does this mean?
In this video we will dip our feet in the water of wavetable synthesis and use WaveEdit to create wavetables for Chord.

00:00 Introduction
00:52 Wavetable synthesis crash-course
01:33 Introduction to WaveEdit
04:05 Build a wavetable-start from scratch
11:13 Using audio to create a wavetable
12:26 Exporting from WaveEdit
13:58 Loading wavetable into Chord
14:12 Patch 1: Digital Meets Analog
17:03 Patch 2: Feedback
21:20 Wrap-up

Download the new set of 30 free wavetables from Qu-Bit:

Download WaveEdit from Synthesis Technology:"

New Erica Synths K-Phaser Krautrock Eurorack Module

video upload by Erica Synths

"The Erica Synths Black K-Phaser is our take on a classical, genre defining FX unit – the Krautrock Phaser.

00:02 - Square Wave through Phaser
02:17 - FM radio through Phaser
02:30 - Pico Drums to Pico EF through Phaser with Phase being modulated with the extracted envelope
06:30 - Saw wave through Phaser. FM of the VCO and LFO speed of the phaser is being modulatred wiht S&H from Octasource
04:40 - Breakbeat through Phaser
07:01 - Breakbeat 2 through Phaser. S&HJ is modulating the slice selection and phase offset
06:36 - Guitar through Phaser
06:04 - Cymbals through Phaser
06:40 - Black VCO to Black LPG and then to Phaser and then to DSP 2"

"The Erica Synths Black K-Phaser is our take on a classical, genre defining FX unit – the Krautrock Phaser.

It retains the original concept of 8 all-pass filters with photoresistors, but we redesigned the filters and modulation circuit and added several unique features. A dip switch allows for selecting the number of filter stages involved in the resonance path, while the resonance attenuverter brings in never-heard-before feedback artefacts, and most importantly – the SPREAD mode detunes the all-pass filters for even more distinct behaviour. A built-in voltage controlled LFO with selectable waveforms expands the modulation possibilities of the phaser and can be used as an independent modulation source for your modular system as well.

The Black K-Phaser is our tribute to the German electronic music pioneers that largely shaped the sound of electronic music worldwide.


8 all-pass filters with photo-resistor control
Classic and Spread (filter detune) mode
Resonance attenuverter
Selectable resonance path
Built in VC LFO with a dedicated output
Wet output
RRP: 190 EUR (VAT excl.)
MAP: 229 USD"

Arturia Tape MELLO-FI | Deluxe LO-FI Bliss - Free download until Dec.31st 2021

video upload by Arturia

"Free download until Dec.31st 2021:

Deluxe lo-fi bliss: introducing Tape MELLO-FI, a tape emulation plugin inspired by the Mellotron, bringing instant chill atmosphere and vintage tape-aged warmth to your mix in a few clicks."

Tutorials | Tape MELLO-FI - Overview

video upload by

"Lena gives you a guided tour of Tape MELLO-FI, exploring its Mellotron-inspired sound, instant tape & lo-fi effects, and sublime enhanced features. Check it out and see what magic this retro plugin can work for your mixes.


00:00 Intro
00:57 Presets Playing
01:40 Front Panel Overview
02:01 Preamp Module
04:22 Tape Module
08:22 Output & Filter"

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

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