MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, November 19, 2022

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Saturday, November 19, 2022

22 06 19 Scrotum Lab - M Class Pico VCO / Gate Sequencer [AUDIO RATE]

video upload by batchas

"Testing the Gate sequencer in audio rate."

22 06 19 Serge M-Class 10-step Gate Sequencer + VCO

"M-Class panel for Serge Modular System made by Scrotum Lab: 10-step Gate Sequencer (CGS89) + Stroh Pico VCO as very slow LFO or as VCO.

A switch allows the Gate Sequencer to be externally clocked or internally (Pico VCO rate becoming the main clock)."

Alesis Andromeda A6 Rebirth w/ Custom Hinged Black Panel

via this auction

"Here is a Alesis Andromeda A6 Rebirth for sale.

It’s handmade rebuilt by Doc Analog from Germany.

There are six(!) units worldwide only. Thomas Siedler (Doc Analog) stopped that rebuilt project now, in cause of the enormous extravagance."

This one was spotted and sent in via M Me.

Volume II for the OB-6 (Part 1)

video upload by Robust American Patches

"This video demonstrates 24 custom patches from our latest release...Volume II for the OB-6!

Visit us at for more info."

Nanobox Fireball - "Aura" 40 Presets

video upload by LFOstore

" presents 'Aura' the bank for Nanobox Fireball.


Nanobox Fireball is an incredible synthesizer with amazing features and sound, and we continue to unlock its potential.

Time for cosmic vibrations and aura healing!

In the bank you will find deep pads and soundscapes.

40 amazing presets are waiting for you and ready to fill your compositions with new colors and inspire creativity.

Cinematic, Electronic, Ambient, create new music worlds with Nanobox Fireball and 'Aura'

Every patch of our soundset is musical & can be immediately used in your tracks & production.

Enjoy and may the music come with you!"

Time Doesn’t Care

video upload by John L Rice

"Another quick test I lost myself in after a change to this mini modular.

Rebel Technology CLK
Vermona meloDICER
Ladik Dual Lag
Endorphines Two Of Cups
4ms Pod48x case
Tendrils Cables

Thanks ­čÖĆ"

Eurorack jam featuring Tymp Legio, Manis Iteritas, and Loquelic Iteritas

video upload by

"Here's a performance with NE's Patrick O'Brien with a fiery techno Eurorack track featuring Tymp Legio, Manis Iteritas, and Loquelic Iteritas. There are two Tymp Legios in this case, one for the heavy kicks and another for the stereo hihats."


video upload by

"Demo and walkthrough of newly released SPITFIRE AUDIO ORIGINAL WURLI, a VST plugin sample library of the famous Wurlitzer 200A electric piano."

► WEBSITE - additional links there.

ACE TONE CANARY S-3 One of the few remaining units on the planet

via this auction

This appears to be the same one listed back in September. You can find a small handful of posts mentioning the Canary here. "One of the very few remaining Ace Tone Canary S-3 on the planet. Despite being a 60 years old machine, this unit works like a charm and it's in spectacular cosmetic conditions -- it looks much better than the unit exhibited at the Roland Museum, actually.

History Designed and built by Ikutaro Kakehashi (founder of Ace Tone, Roland and Boss) in 1962 during the Pre-Roland era, the Ace Tone Canary S-3 is an early monophonic synthesizer inspired by the Clavioline, a forerunner to the analog synthesizer invented in 1947, but implementing several technical improvements and revisions that make it a unique instrument. In 1964, Ikutaro Kakehashi decided to take the Canary S-3 along to the NAMM show in Chicago but, despite receiving interest, he did not receive any distribution deals. So the Canary S-3 ended up being distributed in Japan only and quickly became a rare instrument even at that time.

Sound When you listen to this machine, the reason of that unsuccessful mission at NAMM quickly stands out: the sound of the Canary S-3 had nothing to do with 60's music, it was not a simulation of classical instruments. The Canary S-3 sound was quite agressive, warm and extremely rich in armonics, totally in line with nowadays electronic music standards and so far away from the 60's vibes. It's pure electricity generated by military-grade germanium transistor oscillators and filters, a machine that can easily be used as main/only instrument in modern music productions.

Germanium Instead of using a vacuum tube oscillator as the Clavioline, the Canary S-3 implements a solid state circuitry totally based on germanium transistors. Widely implemented in vintage guitar fuzzboxes and amplification and exceptionally in synthesizer circuitry (such as the VCA section of the EMS VCS3/Synthi A), these transistors have a warmth and a granulity as pleasant as the tube sound, without being the same. The sonic grain of germanium is generally a bit rougher than the tube grain, and radically less flat and plain than classic silicon transistors. -- As far as I know the Canary S-3 is the only synthesizer ever built using germanium transistors as sound generators.

Architecture The Canary S-3 can be organized in 3 main sections: Sound Generator - Tone Color - Controls. The Sound Generator features 4 parallel octave dividers that output super fat saw waveforms in 4 different octaves (Bass - Tenor - Alto - Soprano) ranging from F0 to F4. Then the resulting waveform is passed through a germanium filter bank that separates the input signal into 5 components, each one carrying a frequency sub-band of the original signal. The 5 bands (obtained using HP and LP filters) are controlled by 5 combinable switches under the Tone Control section (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5). The mix of the 4 Sound Generators and the 5 Tone Colors delivers a total of 496 different settings/sounds ranging from fat basses to rich organ and raw lead sounds. In addition to the main sounds the Canary S-3 features also two noise generators controlled by two unusual momentary push buttons designed to perform abstract rhythms in real time. The sounds can be modified using the knobs and the bizarre knee lever designed to perform volume variations in real time. The Control Section includes also two knobs for (pitch) Vibrato Speed and Depth, the global Tuning knob (+/- 2 semitones) and a master Volume knob used also tu on/off the instrument. Lastly there is the Rhythm Volume knob to set the volume of the two noises.

The Ace Tone Canary S-3 is undoubtedly a one-of-a-kind instrument, an amazing piece of retro tecnology, an avant-garde machine born six decades ago that still has something exclusive and unique to say."

Brother GX-151 aka Baldwin Discoverer DS-50 Analog Synthesizer / Drum Machine SN 111892 w/ Extras

via this auction

You can find dmeos of one in previous posts.

"Incredibly cool piece of RARE vintage analog goodness. This is a pretty-much-mint condition 1970 Brother Auto Emillion GX-151 Synthesizer/Organ.

Before it was the Baldwin Discoverer DS-50, it was the Brother Auto-Emillion GX-151, manufactured by the Japanese printer company, who later sold the rights to Baldwin.

Made by Brother Industries, Nagoya Japan, and sold in the US under the name Baldwin Discoverer. Which was a favorite of Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys, and later Radiohead, Gorillaz, Beck, Haley Williams - Tiny Desk NPR, etc...

This one’s definitely for the collector, but could also be a fully functioning addition to the keys collection of any recording studio looking for those extremely rare, cool retro vibes.

This analog synth/organ has a number of great preset sounds, as well as the potential to create your own sounds combining different sound voices.

This machine has the ability to record user-created arpeggiated or chord sequences, and this function works perfectly. One saved sequence can be stored on a microchip which is working perfectly, even after powering off. It is also one finger or live automated if desired. Similar to a Suzuki Omnichord, but with a synth/keyboard.

There is a Mic input which can be volume controlled on the interface, expression pedal input, Line out, and Line in, Input jack for DC 12V.

There's a great built-in analog drum machine, with great preset rhythms, reminiscent of the Roland CR-78, and two different rhythms can be played at once, creating nice new combinations.

This is a great sounding machine with tons of character.

Again, it is in collector condition. Comes with the original Instruction Manual, the two original music stands, and complete with the original dark grey Brother carry bag.

Minus one tiny scratch on the left end piece. Every function, knob, and slider is in working condition. It’s been in storage for a few years, so some of the pots are scratchy, could use some canned air or contact cleaner. All in all, it’s in fantastic shape.

Purchased in Ireland, Comes with the original European 250v Brother A/C adapter. I’ll include the after market 12v USA adaptor pictured."

Retro Mechanical Labs Hyde Distortion Filter

via this auction

"Retro Mechanical Labs Hyde/Electron Fuzz Custom Combo unit. This one is in an oiled walnut case, and I had RML add 1/4” I/O for the filter as well as the EFC and LFO out. It can be connected with either the standard Eurorack 1/8” or the 1/4” on the back. It’s a beautiful thing, works perfectly and was purchased new direct from Retro Mechanical Labs."

You can find some demos in previous posts here.

ARP 2600p with 3604p Keyboard & Tour Cases SN 361403

via this auction

"This is a revision G model of the ARP 2600p, made in the early 70s, I believe 1973. This 2600 was professional serviced by Audio Maintenance Repair in Richardson. All faders have been replaced, several caps (primarily in the power section) have been replaced, oscillators 1 & 3 have been replaced with modern reproductions. We do not have the lids for the briefcase enclosures but they do come with high quality tour cases. The briefcase enclosures are in good shape other than the missing lids, some scuffs on the tolex but no structural issues. The on board speakers sound a bit worn, as they are a bit fizzy, but we've run through several of ARP's suggested patch presets as well as the Korg reissue patch presets and the synth seems to be fully functional"

Red Roland SH-101 w/ Mod Grip

via this auction

"This SH-101 is fully functional and in excellent condition. Includes matching mod grip!

The Roland SH-101 is a classic analog monosynth with a built in sequencer! Its very capable of making bouncy basslines, acid, searing leads, and tight arpeggiations."

Korg SQ-10 Analog Sequencer

via this auction

"3x12 step sequencer with many modulation possibilities. A must have if you own a KORG MS. Replaced all the circuits 4007 (mounted on support) inside so it is like new."

Oberheim Xpander

via this auction

Oberheim Xpander
Mint condition
US version
Revised by a professional in 2022, no issues.

Teenage Engineering® OP-Z Synth & Sequencer w/ Original Box

via this auction

"This OP-Z works great, but the back screws are a bit messed up, so the back is a little loose."

Soma Laboratory - Enner Night Frog SN 0429 w/ Original Box

via this auction

Univox Mini-Korg 700 K-1 Monophonic Analog Vintage Synthesizer

via this auction

"Korg MiniKorg 700 K-1 Monophonic Analog Synthesizer. It is in perfect working condition. Please take a look at the photos, the synth present some wear due to its more than 40 years use but rather than that it works as it should."



"Here's a video demonstrating the random patch generation of the switchtrix matrix.Enjoy the alien radio tuning"

E-RM Polygogo and Make Noise QPAS - Eurorack Live Improvisation

video upload by Thoow

"Two main voices: Polygogo from Erfindungsb├╝ro and Erica Synths Bassline. Polygogo is a graphical stereo oscillator with original Polygonal Synthesis. I use the QPAS stereo filter and a stereo effects chain with Imitor Versio, Desmodus Versio and FX aid. Lots of modulation on all devices from Ochs, Mimetic Digitalis, Chaos and Maestro. Starts slow, by opening the attenuator on the fold input on the Polygogo and with an wider opened filter on the Opas it gets into a more harsh territory. The Bassline is also heavily modulated, especially through CV into the cutoff and some random accents.

The sequences are generated in Ableton live with the Sequned plugin. While recording I add some FX in Ableton, mostly EQ, slight reverb, tape saturation and texture. There is an additional pad playing in the background, sequenced by another instance of Seqund."

02 100 Sounds

video upload by gilleslacaud


Prototyping Minerals, Noria, Diamonds in the Dust

video upload by DecadeBridge

"A short video roundup of prototyping Minerals over the past couple of months.
Minerals can produce a wide range of sounds from glitching rhythms, drones, noise and textures.

Recorded October/November 2022."

Prototyping Noria

video upload by DecadeBridge

"Noria has many faces.

This is a little bit of a longer project on the go. Here is a little bit of an insight as to where it's heading."

Prototyping Diamonds in the dust

video upload by DecadeBridge

"Diamonds in the dust is a 4 oscillator drone/noise/glitch synth.

This is a short video showing the synth from prototyping to finished design."


video upload by Unrelated Activities

Sbranvlztronics DIY pedal board synth.

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

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