MATRIXSYNTH: Sunday, October 2, 2022

Sunday, October 02, 2022

The Super Nintendo Synthesizer with MIDI

video upload by MrCaliforniaD

"I built this custom Super Nintendo MIDI synthesizer using a real Super Nintendo (SNS-001) and a Super Midi Pak cartridge.

The Super Midi Pak cartridge is an incredibly well developped product that lets you control a Super Nintendo sound card via a MIDI I/O cartridge. It's rare that such a product is released to the public in such a stable and complete state.

The cartridge is available for purchase (, but there's a long waiting list for it.

The challenge for this project was to fit everything in a 1U rackmount enclosure. One of the things that had to be modified was the cartridge port angle, so that it sits parallel to the board instead of perpendicular.

The pitch adjustement knob uses a LTC1799 Precision Oscillator instead of the original crystal assigned to the audio chips. Credit for this mod goes to Sam from Look Mum No Computer. Go check out his channel if you haven't already.

This project is a one-off, and I don't intend to build more of them. Sorry!"

PATHWAYS Demo // Herbs and Stones' Mad Matrix Mixer #TTNM


"PATHWAYS is a 4x4 Matrix Mixer by Herbs and Stones. It features amplification circuitry for each input channel, CV control over every node and various on-board CV generators for modulation fun! More info here:

Mod Wiggler Thread:

0:00 Introduction
0:37 What is a Matrix Mixer?
0:50 Signal Flow
1:37 Plugging in a Synth
2:28 Creating an FX Send
4:37 Stereo Panning
5:50 LED Indicators
6:20 Patching a Feedback Drone
9:16 CV Generator Section
12:55 Clock Divider + Envelope Follower
18:12 Commented Live-Patching
25:14 Thanks

I love to hear from you and talk about synths and stuff, so always feel welcome to post a comment or send me an e-mail to:
➤ Homepage:"

Korg Radias - "Future Space" (64 Presets)

video upload by

"Purchase link -

00:00 Introduction
00:17 Pads
04:02 ARPs + SEQs
06:48 Leads
08:19 Others
09:22 Outro

Introducing brand-new amazing soundset for Korg Radias created by a well-known sound designer Otto K. Schwarz. Here you will find 64 ready-to-use royalty-free presets, that will give you a new taste of your music production!

Get ready for deep, bright and colourful pads that take you beyond the event horizon; cosmic leads that reveal the consciousness of the listener; breathtaking sequences with hypnotic power - and many other sounds that will surely please you.

Whether you're creating ambient, EDM, soundtracks or experimental music, this collection of sounds will always be at your service!"

Performance: 'Mini Mod' - a 2016 track performed in real-time (analogue melodic eurorack modular)

video upload by AJH Synth Official

"A short real-time performance of a track I originally recorded in 2016, and was my first ever work with the AJH Synth Mini Mod system. The original version was overdubbed, layering a full 3-VCO & Ladder filter system 3 times to provide all of the synth voices. Here it is performed 'live' with all voices occurring simultaneously, but voiced slightly differently - for example, in the original I used just the standard Minimoog style voice configuration to achieve a vocal/choir-like sound, whereas here I used the much more effective combination of the Wave Swarm and Fixed Filter Bank 914, and even the Entropic Doom to provide an additional 'voice' to the all-analogue Mini-choir! No samples were used in this recording.

I also use the SEM--based Gemini 2412 VCF to process a drone sound, with both of it's filters used in Dual mode. It's audio signal is just 1 VCO and some white noise mixed in the Ring SM, which also provides to sub-octaves using it's built-in sub bass generators.

The Arturia Keystep Pro was used as the sequencer - the mod controller to affect the filter frequency of the Gemini, 3 sequencer tracks to control the pitch of the choir oscillators independently, as a kind of faux polyphonic workaround, and finally the fourth track to control the main 3-VCO melodic voice/sequence.

The original track can be found here:"

GEOSynths Synth Show - Ep157 - Special Guest - Marcus Ryle

video upload by GEOSynths

"Synthesizer Podcast - With Special Guest - Marcus Ryle - Episode 157 @ 6pm UK (1pm EST) October 2nd.

Marcus Ryle

Having originally worked for Oberheim in the early 80’s and being Instrumental in the design and development of some classic Oberheim Synths, Marcus Ryle is no stranger to the world of Synthesizers and Electronic Music Equipment. He later went on to co-found “Fast-Forward Designs” who were responsible for some really ground-breaking technology with Alexis, such as ADAT Multi-Track Recorder, Quadra Synth and Effects. Marcus also co-founded Line 6, which developed a whole range of DSP Products for Guitarists, especially the POD range, which were extremely successful and graced many Stages and Studies alike.

Of course, Marcus is very accomplished Synth Player, Sound Designer and Session Musician with a Studio complete with some of the very best Classic Oberheim Synthesizers. Now, we have the honor of chatting to him about the latest Oberheim Product, taking the very best of the OB range into the fantastic OB-X8. We’ll be finding out about his history with Oberheim and others, his Music and of course the OB-X8 Project and beyond…

Oberheim -"

Randomized Melodies on the Novation Circuit Tracks

video upload by Jake Wagner

"Synthesizer jam featuring the Novation Circuit Tracks and the Korg Volca Keys.
I really played around with righting bass and lead lines randomly. Either using the random function to generate lines or as inspiration."

Microfreak, Circuit Tracks, Korg Volca Synth Jam

"Another synthesizer Jam! the mix on this one is a little rough, but I really like the idea and glad I got to use a volca again!"

Korg microKorg Tattoo

via @KorgUSA

"Now THAT'S dedication.
shared their love for the incredible microKorg by getting it tatted on their wrist forever, we've never felt more loved 🫶 🎛🎹

Do you have a Korg tattoo? We wanna see em'!


See the Synth Tattoo label for more.

Minimoog vs Moog One // BASS

video upload by Starsky Carr

"Can the Moog One do bass? I've heard a lot of stuff here and there with people claiming its not up to scratch or doesn't have the full body for big I deduced to out it up against the King of Bass. Its not a minimoog but does a close approximation. Of course there are differences in all over the place. So it's different, but I wouldn't say it can't play bass.

Dan Stirling very kindly lent this unit for me to have a play. Check his productions out here:"

Instruō modules in ambient harmony | Líon, Arbhar, Lúbadh, Cruïnn, Cš-l, øchd

video upload by Piotr Garbaczonek

"Thanks for watching!
#modular #eurorack #instruo
Made this patch while testing a new single-case configuration of my system. Here are the modules I'm using starting from
the top left:
- Expert Sleepers ES-9
- Instruō/ Divkid øchd
- Plum Audio OCP
- ALM Pam's New Workout with Dusty Clouds alternate black panel
- Malekko Varigate 8+
- Qu-bit Tone
- Qu-bit Bloom
the bottom left:
- Instruō lìon
- Instruō arbhar
- Instruō Lúbadh
- Instruō cruïnn
- Instruō Cš-l
- Passive Mult
1U row just has 2 USB powers for the external (in this case red) lights, and another light that I am not using in this patch, as well as 2 Mosaic Buffed Mults. The rest are various black blank panels.

Here are some links of mine:
Go follow my Patreon here:

Perks of being a member include Patch from scratch videos, behind-the-scenes, HD pictures of gear and such, unreleased music, sample packs, and many more :)"

here comes the rain again. meditation.

video upload by fig. 8

"roland jp8000 and strymon pedals"

groove synthesis 3rd wave, wave table synthesizer. built in sequencer + strymon

video upload by

"Searching for Scritti Politti"

Yamaha AN1X Incredible

video upload by js-sound

"Yamaha AN1X is a synthesizer that sounds great after modification. It can easily replace even an analog synthesizer. Every time I manage to extract completely new sounds from it, it never ceases to amaze with its capabilities.

00:00 Start
00:41 Preset Strato Pad5
02:39 Preset Strato Pad4
02:56 Information
04:02 Preset Klaus Schulze Lead1 from Body Love Blanche 1977
04:17 Preset Klaus Schulze Lead2 from Body Love Blanche 1977 with After Touch PMD
04:32 Preset Klaus Schulze Lead3 from Body Love Blanche 1977 with some Effects
05:13 An example of the sound of resonance and modulation"

js-sound Yamaha AN1x posts

Sequential Circuits Prophet VS

via this auction

Tom Oberheim SEM Pro SN 0480

via this auction

DREADBOEx kappa tone generator?

via this auction

Note the Ex in DREADBOEx. Anyone know if this was their original logo or is this a fake/clone? The Kappa 2 has the current Dreadbox logo. Only one other Kappa with the Ex has been featured on the site here.

Rare Texas Instruments SN76477 Complex Sound Generator DIY Synth

via this auction

"Rare Texas Instruments SN76477 Complex Sound Generator DIY Synth with stylophone keyboard works perfectly maybe need a better stylus pen for better contact results or clean the contacts works with a 9v battery but you can also plug it in to an ac adapter
sound comes out by JACK 1/4'
the enclosure design made by me you can go inside change battery on anything else just unscrew 4 screws

#The Texas Instruments SN76477 Complex Sound Generator was originally designed to produce sound effects for toys, pinball machines, home and arcade video games, etc
used 70's +80's components for this project
check pics the pdf file how it works"


via this auction

Roland T-8 Sound Demo (no talking)

video upload by Bonedo Synthesizers

Moog ladder VCF with Voltage Controlled Emphasis, on Breadboard

video upload by Unrelated Activities

"Moog transistor ladder VCF (Voltage Controlled Filter) with voltage controlled emphasis, on breadboard."

Sounds of Synth - Changes // Live SynthJam wt. Access Virus TI, Minilogue XD, Upright Piano

video upload by Sounds of Synth


Track here for the HWJ Challenge - Surprise! Track must have a change / surprise within it - perhaps a change of key, tempo, style etc. Check out my take and hope you enjoy!



Gear Used
- Access Virus TI (lead)
- Sequential PRO 3 (bass)
- Korg Minilogue XD (pads)
- Arturia Minilab Mk 2 // ANA 2 V Synth
- Yamaha U1 Upright Piano
- Ableton Live 10
- Novation Launchpad"

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

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