MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, October 8, 2022

Saturday, October 08, 2022

VMC - midi orientated eurorack modules with voltage control

video upload by Florian Anwander


"The VMC-System is a series of modules for Eurorack systems, which provide MIDI handling and (analog) clock handling in a broader sense. The modules are internally connected by an additional ribbon cable, which provides powersupply, MIDI busses and an analog clock bus. Basically this bus can be combined with the Fluxus Modules by if an adapter board is used.

The modules are distributed under the brand name fanwander.

The following modules are planned:
Euro-Pal: a euro rack version of the MIDI-Pal - with kind permission of Emilie Gillet (Merci beaucoup!). Clock-Man: a master clock generator for MIDI-clock, DIN-sync and analog clock. Assumingly including a shuffle and swing function.

Break-Beat: a bar orientated start / stop / restart function. The idea is based on the Mungo-Enterprises Sync2 (I give big kudos to John Pillans!).

DIN-2-CLK: a DIN-sync to analog clock converter. This will be the "professional" followup to my DIN-Sync to analogue clock interface

All modules are available as assembled modules and as kits. Frontpanels and PCBs may be sold separately.

At the moment a first production run has started with the following modules:"

"The VMC-1 is a generic module, which combines an ARDUINO NANO with a display, five buttons, three digital-inputs and two control voltage inputs with amount control.
This module may run various software.

At the moment (12/2021) I offer only the SQ-3P sequencer, but other programs like chord-trigger, voltage controlled MIDI-converts, or similar will follow soon.

You need at least one of the Input/Output modules listed below to connect the VMC-1 to youre MIDI-environment. For details see the VMC-1 users manual

Width: 18HP
Depth: 40mm

if powered with +12V ~300mA, if powered from +5V ~250mA, less if used without LED backlight

The modules are distributed under the brand name fanwander."

Dark ditty with CZ-1000, Juno-60, Brigitta, DR-220A

video upload by SynthMania

"I was listening to some old four-track cassette tapes of me from the '80s, and there was a dark tune I did with CZ-1000 and DR-220A (my first synth and first drum machine) in 1987. I reprised it here, plus added a bit of Juno-60 synth lines, and left hand real time sequenced bass from Studio-88 (Brigitta). Reverb: MXR 01, an early digital rack unit from the early '80s."

Circuit Bent Roland TR-707 Rhythm Composer

via this auction

Roland U-220 RS-PCM Midi Sound Module Rack Synthesizer w/ Original Box

via this auction

Korg M3R AI Synthesis Synthesizer Rack Module

via this auction

Korg SR Wavestation Rack Synthesizer Module w/ Original Box

via this auction

Octave The Cat 37-Key Mono / Duo-Phonic Synthesizer

via this auction

Sequential Prophet 10, Preset pack plus free Multisample!

video upload by Matt Johnson Jamiroquai

"You can buy the preset pack here

All rights reserved."

Oberheim OB-X8 Demo & Review

video upload by musictrackjp

DEMO by Katsunori UJIIE.

At night - Oberheim OB-X8, ARP 2600, Moog System 55

video upload by Ehsan Gelsi


Duran Duran - Save a Prayer - Synth riff from the scratch + variations (jam)

video upload by Jhonny Kotock

"Moog Subsequent 37 + Nux Atlantic
Sequential / Oberheim OB-6"

Which Juno Synth Sounds The Best?

video upload by Woody Piano Shack

"I created 6 versions of the same song using all my ROLAND JUNO 6, JUNO 60, JUNO 106 virtual software synthesizer VST plugins.


► WEBSITE - additional links there.

COMPARE: Roland Jupiter 8 vs Jupiter 8 - Which is better?

video upload by Andy Whitmore

"Roland Jupiter 8 vs Jupiter 8 – do they sound the same?

The Roland Jupiter 8 was built 1981 – 1985 & was the flagship of the Roland range.
3300 units were built with a “build the ultimate synthesizer – no limits on price” attitude. What a machine! Unapparelled reliability – built like a rock – 16 discrete oscillators – completely analogue – this machine was only matched by the Yamaha CS80 – which is a different beast altogether.
Hear for yourself?

Here – demoed by Andy Whitmore at Greystoke Studio, West London."

Yamaha SY35 "Dynamic Vector Synthesis"

video upload by Alfonse

"Music: "Continuum" (C) Copyright 2022 Alfonse
Download the track here:

Yamaha SY35 Music Synthesizer (1992)

All sounds in this track are SY35 factory presets, including the drums. Most are from the "Internal" memory banks, which focus on synth sounds, with the bass in the verse coming from the "Preset" bank, which is aimed more at replicating acoustic instruments.

The SY35 was launched in 1992 and is effectively a hybrid of Yamaha's outgoing FM synthesizer technology with their new AWM sample-based engine, with 2 FM operators and 2 AWM oscillators. A joystick provides vector control to blend between the chosen waveforms in the patch in different ways, either by affecting their volume (Level) or their pitch (Detune).

Patches used:
drums = I88 DR:Kit
chorus brass synth = I53 BR*Fat
chorus bass synth = I51 BR*Punch
end chorus synth strings = I13 SP*Full!
chorus mellow synth = I22 SC*Elgnt
first chorus lead = I72 ME*Drama
end chorus lead = I38 SL*AnaSy
end chorus short notes = I32 SL:Squar
verse chords = I17 SP*Fog
verse bass = P53 BA*Slap
verse melody = I66 SE*Elect
verse bells = I24 SC*Coin
verse lead = I71 ME*Wide!

Programming new patches via the front panel is a fairly thankless task, but there is a good editor out there:"

Amanita rhopalopus Plays Eurorack Modular Synthesizer: Mushrooms Talking

video upload by MycoLyco

"Through the use of bio data sonification we can listen in on the bio electric activity of this Amanita rhopalopus specimen. It was rather old and had lots of bugs crawling all over it but there was still some beauty to be found. I love mushrooms and their unique morphology.

Changes in electrical resistance are converted to control voltages for a eurorack modular synthesizer. This produces what has come to be known as Mushroom Music. The resulting sound is dependent on the artists style, synthesizers and patching choices. I try to patch into many parameter to create a sonic universe of potential sounds that the mushroom can explore freely."

Eurorack jam featuring Tymp Legio digital percussion by Stephen McCaul

video upload by Noise Engineering

"Modular synth jam featuring Noise Engineering's Tymp Legio digital percussion module among others."

New OPLA BOOM Wave Player HANSY Synth Demos

video upload by gilleslacaud

01 Wave
02 BeginAnd Size
03 Filter
04 AmpEG
05 LFO
06 Fx
07 Arpegiator

Korg M3R - "Classic M1 Sounds" 100 Combinations (FREE)

video upload by LFOstore

"Anyone of us had a dream to play on classic M1 workstation in 90S.
It was really expensive those times.

So Korg released budget 1u rack version of their M1 star - Korg M3R.

Although it was limited in comparsion with older brother, and had only one layer in program mode, it had 4 in combination mode!

And than Korg recreate those classic M1 sounds for M3R - FOR FREE!


Its not our soundset, its Korg's official one which is very rare & was missing
& founded fiew months ago.

Every owner of M3R synth can now take of all the dust from their racks & play classic sounds:

Famous Piano & EP
Acoustic & synth Basses
Leads & Polys

Instructions are inside.
Working ONLY with M3R


Qun mk2: Piano ambient / Noise

video upload by Nunomo LLC

Piano: MC-101
Noise, synths : Qun mk2
Reverb: Source Audio Collider

Looking for happy unexpected result.

Oberheim Vintage SEM (Model CPS-1)

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Buchla LEM4 Snoopy

via this auction

"Fully functional Buchla LEM4 Snoopy. Comes with everything pictured. The LEM4 boat has a Midi out but requires a Buchla 226h Module to use.

Buchla's Marketing Spiel: "Modular or Stand Alone Synth, with Dual Independent Oscillators, Dual Lowpass vactrol-based gate/ filters and Dual Function Generator.Snoopy can be played as a stand-alone instrument with its core Complex Waveform Oscillator, filter and VCA functions with amazing power in a compact design, or integrated into a larger complex system. With its Dual Lowpass Gate consisting of two independent vactrol-based gate/ filters in the classic Buchla format, Dual Function Generator with two independent envelope generators with VC attack and decay, and ability to cycle and perform as an LFO, MIDI, comprehensive CV and USB control to allow interfacing with all formats including EuroRack, and the most desirable and unique timbre in the pages of synthesiser history, Snoopy is Buchla Power for now and the future.Complex Oscillator: 2 independent oscillators that can be linked for FM/AM modulation effectsDual Lowpass Gate: 2 independent vactrol-based gate/filters in the classic Buchla formatDual Function Generator: 2 independent envelope generators with VC attack and decay, with the ability to cycle and perform as a LFOMIDI-CV interface: 5-pin and USB MIDI input for a single synth voice with 1-1.2V/oct voltage conversion, jack/multiple conversion and scaling buffers for interfacingMore CV buffering, scaling, and 1-1.2V/oct conversion, jack/multiple converters and Pulse-Gate and Gate-Pulse converters interfacing to other systemsSnoopy can be configured in a standard Buchla-style synth voice using the modulation oscillator to modulate the Primary oscillator, or even 2 independent VCO-VCF/VCA voices. Even in this compact package, there are limitless sounds that can be created in real-time.Integrate with your synth or external audio sources and use Snoopy’s classic Buchla filters and modulation sources for unique effects."

Ensoniq Fizmo Transwave Digital Synth SN FIZMO-11002

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Akai AX80 Synthesizer

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Akai AX60 Synth w/ Tauntek Upgrade, LA Synth Co Key Contacts, New Switches, Key Felt & Dust Cover

via this auction

SN 10425-21520

"Akai AX60 analog synth with Tauntek upgrade, new switches, new key contacts, dust cover, and audio/MIDI cables. Everything works great and sounds incredible. The key felt was also replaced, so the key bed no longer has that Ensoniq "clack." The sliders are a little rough, but work without any dropout or crackling. Also note, there is some cosmetic wear (see the photos for details), some of the solder work inside on the control panel might not be to everyone's taste (not my doing), and finally, this synth is HEAVY."

Oberheim SEM Patch Panel SN 0049

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Akai AX80 Synthesizer w/ Silver Gig Bag

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Stereoping Synth Programmer for Oberheim Matrix-6/6R/1000

via this auction

"Synthesizer not included. Rack not included."

Note you need OS 2.13 or higher on the Matrix-6 keyboard for it to work.

#StolperBeats feat. WMD & Erica Synths #LXR

video upload by Cinematic Laboratory

"StolperBeats from Making Sound Machines means something like 'beats tripping over themselves'. This may sound a bit like a drunken drummer, but in practice it gives you a 'realistic drum' sequencer for your modular. This video features the WMD drum modules and the brand new Erica Synths LXR drum synthesizer."

10.08.22 Bent Yamaha DD-8

video uploads by batchas

"Afternoon noise. Massive sound!!!"

RF Modular fat analog patch sequence

video upload by Radical Frequencies Modular

"Radical Frequencies simple voice patch sequence :
Listen to the fatness of that sound as the 2 Dpvco saw waveforms passing through the RF Mixer using the transistor output while after goes through SH Vcf - RF Vca and then again to another RF Mixer using the opamp for final output.

The sound is directly recorded dry with no effects !
Check my mixer if you want this warm fat sound in your system"

Corsynth C113 West Coast Timbre Percussion Demo

video upload by alternatingbitmusic

"This 5U wave folding module from Corsynth that has many applications and abilities. Here's a brief demonstration of how percussion can sound through it."

Corsynth C113 West Coast Timbre Voice FX Demo

"This 5U wave folding module from Corsynth that has many applications and abilities. Here's a brief demonstration of how voice or vocals can sound being run through it, along with some noise and a wave tone."

The Corsynth C113 was first announced back in June of 2021. You can find additional demos and details there.

Korg Modwave & Boss DD3 Digital Delay

video upload by 3rdStoreyChemist

Doepfer Dark Time + Arturia Minibrute Sequence

video upload by alternatingbitmusic

"Ahhhh, the beauty of a simple sequence and an analog synthesizer."

Schlappi Engineering Three Body VCO - Just Drones

video upload by John Schussler

"Three Body has just arrived, and I'm in the throes of figuring it out.

Here's 25 minutes of me working through a bunch of different drone sounds,
first with outputs from all three VCOs, then from just Center VCO outputs (but modulated by the other two VCOs).

No external modulation sources, no envelopes, just the Three Body by itself.

00:00 Intro
00:20 Individual knobs
02:50 Type: Free
12:16 Type: Ratio
19:38 Only center osc outs"

Confusion with Arduino Synth Jam

video upload by GlakGlikGluk

"just testing how well this arduino machine plays notes that have been made with analog steps.

IG : glakglikgluk"

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

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