MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, January 8, 2022

Saturday, January 08, 2022

Synth Jam 87: Elektron Model Cycles

video upload by Marcus Padrini

"Feliz 2022 a todos!

A primeira synth jam do ano traz uma groovebox que eu tenho há mais de um ano e ainda não consegui realmente me dedicar a ela, a Elektron Model Cycles! Trata-se de um instrumento com algumas máquinas de timbres FM, oferecendo bateria, percussão, leads, baixos, pads e etc. Seguindo a tradição da Elektron , a Cycles tem um sequenciador muito poderoso e recursos incríveis para performance em tempo real.

Está nos planos mostrar mais a Cycles por aqui.

!!!!Quer aprender sobre sintetizadores e síntese sonora?

!!!!Aprenda sobre a tecnologia MIDI:

Me siga também no Instagram:"

MPC Live: How to Create Keygroup Program Auditions

video upload by Fortress of Sound

"This quick and dirty tutorial explains, step by step, how you can create audition clips for your Keygroup Programs, when scrolling through the browser. This enables you to hear your keygroup without loading the program, to improve your MPC songwriting workflow!"

Kasser Synths Arcade and Strymon Nightsky

video upload by Floyd Steinberg

"I'm starting 2022 with a rather relaxed video using the #KasserSynthsArcade #FMsynth with the #StrymonNightsky, using the latter's freeze, filter, LFO and sequencer features. No table of contents needed this time."


See the Kasser Art label below for more.

Restoring a Moog Minimoog: Part 2

Part 2 in the series has been added to this post.

A Message To Roy Batty ( late night jam session )

video upload by ollilaboratories

"If you like my music you can find it here and also please consider supporting me at patreon for as little as 1 USD


Happy 2022 everyone!

This song was a late night session recorded a couple months back ( OCT 2021 ) not originally meant for release but after a few listens it has this special feeling that i thought was worth sharing with you all. The recording was all done in one take, more or less adlib on the go with the exception of the KORG monologue sequence which was pre-programmed.

You can also find this track on the cold/err EP together with two other songs i recorded in my new studio space during 2021. The EP release version has a message and voices overlaid post production, for those of you with sharp senses :)

This is a very rough take, it has a lot of noises, overdrive and glitches but i decided to keep it as is due to raw natural feeling of the jam. Straight from the heart, unfiltered.

Take care all, hoping that this year will bring loads of great music and great times to everyone out there. Stay safe and keep the music flowing!

Yours truly

Gear used:

► KORG Grandstage ( eventide space, 720 looper, catalinbread CSIDMAN, red panda particle )
► KORG monologue ( BOSS DE-200 )
► Moog Subsequent 37 ( Strymon timeline, blue sky )
► Arturia Microfreak ( Zoom ms-70 CDR )
► Zoom H5 2 track recorder"

Ambient 100% Moog Minitaur - Happy 2022!

video upload by lucafrancinimusic

"Let me celebrate the new year with a classic of the one synth challenges of this channel. The undisputed heavy-weight champion Moog Minitaur multi tracked several times to create a hopefully pleasant ambient track.

FX are as usual delays and reverbs added in Cubase.

This is also the first video in my new very shiny studio :)

Happy 2022 everyone!"

Elektron Digitone, Tasty Chips GR-1 and Strymon Nightsky

video upload by Luca Longobardi

"Ma poiché quella promessa non metteva vere radici nella sua coscienza, alla prima pioggia veniva trascinata via dalla corrente e si perdeva chissà dove.
(H. Murakami, 1Q84)

Technical notes:
In this video I live-looped the Digitone sequence with GR-1 which runs a granular patch I made for this dronish track (LFO on Position and Spray).
The live recording runs on 3 different voices: one is in the original key, the second one is an octave above and the third one is a 5th above. I use them to build to track together with the Shimmer of the Nightsky.
Routing: Digiton into GR-1 through USB (audio-interface), GR-1 into Nightsky."

Waldorf Microwave XT Shadow Edition Black

via this auction

Akai MFC42 Analog Filter

via this auction

"This can be a desktop, rack mount, or MPC mounted filter. Mount arms are included"

Yamaha CS-50 w/ Custom Mods

via this auction

"4-voice polyphonic little brother/ forerunner of the legendary CS-80

Recently refurbished, tuned/calibrated, and customized. Everything works, ready to plug-and-play!

Inspiring to play and built like a tank. No joke, this behemoth weighs nearly 100 pounds. Built to last for generations.

Designed for North America standard 117Vac power with grounded (3-prong) plug.

Run it through your favorite effects and blast off into outer analog space!

Special features:
- There is a custom polyphonic CHORUS switch mounted on the lower left console panel. (See detail photo.) This mode sounds a second voice for each key pressed. In other words, polyphony goes from 4 to 2, but those 2 voices have DOUBLE THE FATNESS. It sounds nice, and you can turn it on and off whenever you want to, even while actively playing.

- On the rear connections panel, there is a custom SUSTAIN PEDAL jack. (See detail photo.) Perhaps surprisingly (it was to me anyway), a stock CS-50 does not have a SUSTAIN PEDAL input. This particular unit DOES. Simple and just plain useful. (but no pedals included)

The synth comes with the original lid, which also serves as a built-in road case with carry handle (more about that handle later) and 4 chrome legs, that's all. There are no other accessories included. Unfortunately, the two cross-brace rods have been lost to the sands of time and are not included in this sale. Fortunately, the synth is plenty stable enough without them to stand on a rug in your home or studio. Or you can always leave the legs off and lay it on a table or a heavy-duty keyboard stand if you have one.

Full disclosure:
The synth has some chipping of wood veneer trim, scratches and chips in the paint, and marks and scuffs on the case exterior. It's a reasonable amount of general wear-and-tear for a fully working instrument that is 45 years old. The little EXTERNAL IN LEVEL knob on the rear connections panel has a slight bend in the shaft, but the knob itself is intact, and the control works absolutely fine.

Some of the sliders travel a little looser or stiffer than others, but every single one of them works."

Roland SH-5 Monophonic Synthesizer

via this auction

"The SH5 has basically 2 of everything, 2 VCOS, 2 LFOs, 2 VCFS, 2 Envelope Generators as well as a decent Ring Modulator and centralized audio signal mixer, an incredible design and built like a tank.

This particular SH5 has recently had all its polarized electrolytic and tantalum capacitors replaced, had its VCOs calibrated and was fully tested by a qualifed synthesizer technician. It sounds incredible. Includes the original cover."

Moog Prodigy SN 2247 w/ MIDI

via this auction

"moog prodigy synthesizer 1979 With MIDI Installed by Certified Professional at Pro Audio and Electronic’s Repair in Tampa Fl. When I had the MIDI installed they also did a full tune up. The Synthizer is 100% functional. Works perfectly."

Roland Programmable Synthesizer JD-800 Owner's Manual II (Reference)

via this auction

"This is a hard to find, very good condition original Reference manual book for the Roland JD-800 synthesizer keyboard. This is the very thick Reference Owner's Manual number II / advanced manual, for this 1991 synth. This book is an absolute must-have for this very advanced synthesizer. It shows some minor wear and marks on the covers, and the pages are in even better condition, with no writing or tears.

This large book is complete and goes into details with playing and programming your JD-800. This is an original Roland document, and was printed in Japan in 1991.

This is what you want if you have a JD. This is a powerful synth and you need the advanced manual to get the most out of using it!"

#Jamuary2022 | Day 08 | Adrenaline

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"I can't imagine how it feels to be young, locked down, all venues closed, no live music, no parties and no friends coming over on a saturday. This is how it may sound." eurorack modular system.


video upload by Techmoan

Don't miss 17:08.

"A look at Sony's one-off musical oddity from 1982 - The CFS-C7 CHORDMACHINE"

You can find additional demos and pics of the CHORDMACHINE in previous posts here.

Oberheim Matrix-12

video upload by musictrackjp


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