MATRIXSYNTH: Wednesday, April 20, 2022

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Profree-4 now runs on AA batteries: !!!!! Profree-4が単三電池で動くようになりました!!!!!

video upload by PikoPiko Factory ピコピコファクトリー

volca fm: The ultimate compact FM synth

video upload by Korg

"The next-gen volca fm is a powerful 6-voice, 6-Operator FM synthesizer with all 32 classic algorithms, a 16-step loop sequencer, effects and a powerful arpeggiator that perfectly reproduces the sound of the classic Yamaha DX7 and is completely compatible with SYS-EX patches for the DX7 as well.
This new generation – with double the voices of its predecessor, additional effects, expanded MIDI connectivity, and intuitive interface – is poised to bring unprecedented possibilities to your setup, and revolutionize your studio with new musical ideas."

Additional details posted here.

Cute Roland System 100

video upload by zack dagoba

"Playing about with a customised Roland System 100 semi-modular discrete synth from the mid 1970s"

Pure Acid by JimAudio: A Detailed Demo and Tutorial

video upload by CatSynth TV

"We provide a detailed demo of PureAcid, an iOS app that combines the bass and drum synthesizers/beat-machines made popular in electronic music of the 1980s and 1990s with novel features that take these further in a single iPad app. We cover how to make your own sounds, sequences, and songs, and showcase a few of the factory presets.

For more information, please visit:

JimAudio is based in Kyiv, Ukraine, where he continues to live and work even as the war continues. He released a new color theme based on the Ukrainian flag as an in-app purchase, with all proceeds going to support food assistance in Ukraine for those affected by the war.

00:35 Overview
01:27 Bass Synthesizer
03:22 Bass Sequencer
06:41 Drums
12:80 Mixer and Effects
15:21 Chaining Multiple Patterns
19:19. Factory Presets

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Access Virus B versus TI

video upload by MIDERA

"I currently have both a Virus B (kb) and TI and thought I'd make a comparison video. I'm only going over simple waveforms and some filters, not equivalent patches to test (as I'm not exactly a skilled player, it's hard to demonstrate those differences well). Hope this is of some use to those who are wanting to buy a Virus or wanting to upgrade or downgrade.

0:00 Introduction
2:28 Saw wave
5:55 Pulse wave
7:35 PWM via LFO
8:20 PWM + Sub Osc
11:35 Frequency Modulation (FM)
14:54 Sine wave FM
16:22 Unison (3 voices stacked)
18:00 Filter introduction
19:20 Filter 1 LP cutoff sweep, 0% resonance
19:57 Filter 1 LP cutoff sweep, 50% resonance
20:33 Filter 1 LP cutoff sweep, 100% resonance
22:45 Filter 1 HP cutoff sweep, 0% resonance
23:10 Filter 1 HP cutoff sweep, 100% resonance
23:55 Reverb setup
25:53 Hall Reverb in action
27:05 Reverb color increase
28:09 Large Room reverb
29:22 Small Room reverb
30:52 Practical use patch setup with reverb
32:17 Virus B patch with reverb
33:04 Virus TI patch with reverb
34:25 Virus B patch with reverb and resonance
35:56 Virus TI patch with reverb and resonance
37:18 Internal clipping on the TI?
40:15 Simple delay comparison
42:24 Overview of differences
43:55 Hypersaw (TI only)
45:33 Chorus (no real comparison, sorry)
46:11 Final thoughts"

Erica Synths .EDU Sequencer - Building and Demo

video upload by Synth Diy Guy

Synth Diy Guy Erica Synths .EDU posts

"Part 4 of the series on Moritz Klein and Erica Synth's educational system! This time we build and play the Sequencer!

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Stay Noisy!"

Using Guitar Effects Pedals with Eurorack (Boredbrain Injectr)

video upload by Jameson Nathan Jones

"This eurorack module makes getting guitar effects pedals into a eurorack modular synth easy. The Boredbrain Injectr has loads of additional functionality to make your patches more interesting including a gate extractor and envelope follower. Let's see how we can put those features to use as well."

0:00 - the premise and routing
1:18 - the original sound
1:40 - getting it into the eurorack
2:22 - the effects pedals
3:33 - Knifonium into Injectr (pedals bypassed)
4:23 - CV control for pedals
4:55 - Knifonium into Meet Maude into Injectr
5:36 - Knifonium into Meet Maude into Randy's Revenge
6:48 - Injectr's gate extractr
7:50 - triggering other oscillators with the gate extractr
8:34 - Intellijel Planar for stereo movement
9:42 - layering the two signals
11:49 - improvisation
14:31 - endscreen videos

Mars Grazer / Baloran The River synthesizer

video upload by Smartti1970

Synthesizer demo of Baloran The river
fx: eventide Space & Time
Boss Vf1

Is This the New Elektron SYNTAKT?

Listen here.

Update: announcement post here.

The Sound of Tangerine Dream

video upload by RetroSound

Also see: The sound of Tangerine Dream - Moog Minimoog

"(c)2007-22 by RetroSound
supported by UVI:

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The PPG demo is inspired by one of my favorite tracks from Tangerine Dream. Love On Real Train from the year 1984 featured the PPG Wave 2.2 and the Waveterm A.
All synthesizer sounds: PPG wave 2.2 & Waveterm A
Sequencer: Doepfer DarkTime Step sequencer

The PPG wave & Waveterm Synthesizer System from the year 1982 is one of most fascinating synthesizers ever. You can find a lot demo videos, sound tutorials about the Wave and the Waveterm in the PPG wave playlist."

Mountain Dulcimer Meets Modular Synth

video upload by Poorness Studios

"I recently finished this Jaromin DIY Dulcimer kit and I decided to plug it into my modular synthesizer just to see what happened. During the build process, I added a piezo pickup & jack, and that is what allowed me to do this. This is just a test, but I can see this developing into something."

See the dulcimer build video here:

Jaromin DIY Mountain Dulcimer Kit
video upload by Poorness Studios

"I recently found the DIY Mountain Dulcimer Kit from Jaromin. I decided I need to build one. During this video, I put it together and play dulcimer for the first time. This is a really neat kit.

Intro & Overview - 0:00
Building & Finishing - 0:43
Assembly Process - 2:51
First Play Acoustic - 5:25
First Play Electric - 6:21
Conclusion - 6:57

You can buy the kit here:"

And see more video combining modular synth with acoustic instrument here:

Sequential Prophet 6 & Boss SD1W Super Overdrive Waza Craft

video upload by 3rdStoreyChemist

Ambient Synth Jam w/ Chase Bliss Habit, Microcosm, Sequential Pro 3, Prophet X, UAFX pedals

video upload by MKDVB

"Epic ambient synth jam with Chase Bliss Habit pedal and Hologram Microcosm manipulating a single sequence via the Sequential Pro 3 and Prophet X via a mixer send/return channels. Normally I would not list the pedals before the synth but in this case, the Chase Bliss Habit pedal and Microcosm are really doing the heavy lifting in manipulating the sounds from the Prophet X and Pro 3, which is sequencing both synths with the same line. The Chase Bliss Habit really is a Song / Echo Collector capable of creating clouds of ambient synth jam goodness, like you hear here.

You can hear a resemblance of the original sequence around the 6 minute mark.

Generally speaking the Prophet X + Chase Bliss Habit pedal + UAFX pedals are playing the bassline and the Pro 3 + Microcosm the higher lines but using them in send /return with a mixer allows lots of flexibility so throughout the track, I would send different sources and even send the output of one into the other.

Sequential Pro 3 - original sequence, high melody line
Sequential Prophet X (sequenced by Pro 3) - bass line
Chase Bliss Habit pedal - transmogrification of original sequence

00:00 Pro 3 + Microcosm high notes / Prophet X + Habit + UAFX bass
02:45 Microcosm only drone into glitching out Pro 3 and Habit
04:17 Prophet X + Habit fade back in
05:41 Pro3 + Habit + UAFX only, with Prophet X looped in memory
06:00 Original sequence audible
07:00 Habit sequence transmogrification!
08:10 Microcosm shimmer added"

Strega Community Patches with Meg and Sam!

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"Let's check out some Strega patches sent in by viewers of the channel! Stay tuned for more!

Make Noise Careers Page:"

Additonal MAKEN0ISE Community Patches!

Busy Basics - Building Basslines - PART II

Part 2 added to this post.

STG Soundlabs Wave Folder

via this auction

"STG Soundlabs Wave Folder Diode-based Waveshaper Distortion.

the wave folder is a nonlinear diode-based waveshaper with voltage-controllable gain and a 10-volt offset range.

"input gain" has a range of null to extreme distortion, and is calibrated so at high noon the signal is passed with almost no waveshaping. the "gain control" knob and its associated jack allow modulation of the discrete vca driving the wavefolding diode network.
this allows the wave folder to be used as a vca which can be very easily edged into distortion.

"offset" feeds dc into the mix, which can act almost as a pulse width control for your distortion. the lower of the two signal inputs is dc-coupled, which allows you to have a sort of modulation of this character of the signal distortion.
"fold mix" is sort of a flavour control which controls the blend of the signal in a couple of different places in the circuit, and results in very wild waveshaping around 10 o'clock or so.

the circuit inside this module is licensed from j�rgen haible with a pcb by detachment 3 engineering."

QUASIMIDI THE RAVEN w MAX Expansion Card & Original Box

via this auction

Additional Tone Tweakers Listings, also on Reverb

Roland MKS80 Synth Module w/ MPG80 Programmer

via this auction

Roland Juno-106 61-Key Programmable Polyphonic Synthesizer (Serviced / Warranty)

via this auction

"Beautiful FULLY a-to-z serviced Roland Juno 106 (indeed, also including NEW chipsets)"

Korg Mono/Poly Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

Original Moog Taurus Synth Bass Pedals

via this auction

Yamaha DX7IIFD 61-Key 16-Voice Digital Synthesizer with Floppy Drive & E! Grey Matter Card

via this auction

"Yamaha DX7iiFD with E! grey matter card installed and with data rom cartridge."

Yamaha DX7 SN 82365 w/ Original Box

via this auction

Astrometrics | Making UFO's, Alien Transmissions and Landscapes

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"Modulars only for bleeps and bloops? Nah. But yes, they're wonderful
machines to do just that. So in this video I'll explore some techniques and examples to make your own Sci-Fi sounds. I am using MakeNoise modules in this video, but many of the examples can be done on any system with at least a VCO, function generator, filter and VCA (and FX). So go float yourself!"

The Transformative Magic of Effects ft. GFI System

video upload by Red Means Recording

"Let's check out how cool it is to run normal boring synthesizer sounds into lush stereo effects. We'll use the GFI System Synesthesia dual modulator and Specular Tempus reverb pedals on the Arturia Microfreak and transform basic sounds into something much, much cooler."

00:00 synesthesia 13:11 specular tempus



"Here's a demo of the basic functions of the new Switchtrix electronics SYNTHE A.An acurate recreation of the classic synth with additional features and analogue switch matrix."

JUPITER-X/Xm O.S. 3.0 with NEW Sound Engine!!!

video upload by gattobus

"Quick demo of the new native sound engine that is available exclusively for Jupiter-X/Xm in O.S. 3.0 update. In this video I'm playing some of the factory scenes that I created exclusively for this amazing instrument.

Built on the classic JUPITER heritage, vintage analog sound has been modernized with new capabilities and creative options.

4 Oscillators with new waveforms, 2 LFOs, 5 Envelopes, Double XMod and Sync options, etc... A new iArpeggio is introduced, with new patterns and PROBABILITY styles.

O.S. 3.0 also doubles internal memory for user scenes and tones!

Download it for free, following the links below:



Update notes:

[ Ver.3.00 ] APR 2022

Please refer to the "JUPITER-X Owner's Manual Ver. 3.0 and later" and "JUPITER-X Reference Manual Ver. 3.0 and later" for detailed information in the [ Owner's Manuals ].

Additional Functions

The model "JUPITER-X" has been newly provided as a preloaded model.

The model "JUPITER-X" is a new model that takes the model "JUPITER-8" as its motif and is designed with the aim of achieving the ideal analog synthesizer configuration. Through such moves as adoption of four oscillators, seven types of waveform selection, implementation of oscillator pan and oscillator delay, adoption of a variety of velocity sense functions, and more, this provides new vintage synth expressiveness that transcends the boundaries of vintage synths.

The functionality of I-ARPEGGIO has been extended.

I-ARP TYPE setting values have been increased from 55 to 65 (10 more) and I-ARP RHYTHM setting values have been increased from 44 to 65 (21 more).

Mode switching has been added to enable easy switching of simple arpeggios and step sequencers for each individual part.

It is now possible to change styles and variations for each individual part by using I-ARP and the ARP mode.

A Probability function has been added. This makes it possible to assign a probability to the sound production of each note, and also enables changing its extent through interlinking with I-ARPEGGIO.

New preset sound content has been added (scenes and tones).

The number of scenes and the number of user tones have both been increased from 256 to 512.

Functionality Improvement

Various improvements to the user interface have been made.

When setting parameter values, a value list can now be displayed by pressing the [ ENTER ] button.

The structure of the view displayed when the [ MENU ] button is pressed has been reorganized.

The naming screens for scenes, tones, and the like have been improved.

The order of Z-Core Tone parameters has been reorganized.

Bug Fixes

The following bugs were fixed.

Minor bugs.

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