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Monday, July 31, 2023

Piston Honda MK3 Videos by The Mephitif

br>video uploads by The Mephitif


1.Piston Honda MK3 Video 2
Second time visiting the Industrial Music Electronics Piston Honda MK3, this time with an emphasis on the softer sounding things. This is a raw video with no prior knowledge of the wave banks, just an attempt to look at some of the various wave-sets with an emphasis on the unison voice features. VERY BORING.
2. Industrial Music Electronics Piston Honda MK3
Playing around with the presets, FM amount, and xyz axis of the Industrial Music Electronics Piston Honda MK3 for the first time. Sorry for the crappy cell phone video.
3. Harvestman Piston Honda MK2 Feedback
The Piston Honda MK2 being fed into it's FM input via VCA 1 of the Double Andore MK 2 a mix of it's own output, and the outputs of the Hertz Donut MK2 and both oscillators of the Kermit. Topped with some heavy verb.

Intellijel Tangrams - Dual ADSR/VCA with Cycling Gate Pulsers

via Intellijel

Push (or Pulse) the Envelope

Snappy, classically analog envelopes with visually intuitive controls. Add a powerful, cv controllable cyclical gate generator, integrated VCA, and trigger buttons —then double it—now you've got Tangrams.

Tangrams, like our Dual ADSR before it, is a dual analog core-envelope inspired by the Roland SH-101 / System 100m design with several enhancements. Taking further inspiration from trapezoidal function generators like the one on the EMS Synthi, we have added a voltage-controlled pulser circuit to link the triggering of two envelopes – allowing for delayed one-shots, cycling organic envelopes, and more. In addition, we’ve added two VCAs for level control of each envelope, or alternatively, direct injection of the signal you’d like to envelope – freeing up your other VCAs.

The Pulser

The Pulser can be thought of as a way to set both a gate ON time (T1) and an OFF time (T2). In this way, you could configure a cycling ADSR that has a gate time that is different from the interval between gates. Alternatively, you can create a sequence where ADSR2 is triggered by a delayed amount of time after ADSR1 is triggered (either cyclically or in a single shot sequence). The panel switches for routing or disabling the pulse sources allow for even more complex combinations of control beyond these examples. This special combination of functions can yield a plethora of interesting and organic envelope and gate patterns to be created; cyclical and single shot.

ADSR + VCA Features

Dual Analog ADSR envelopes with digital gate Pulser for trapezoid shapes
Pulser stages P1 and P2 can be selectively routed to trigger each ADSR via panel switches
Three timing ranges: (FAST: ~5 seconds, MED: ~35sec, SLOW: ~1min A/D times)
Retrig input (allows re-triggering of the envelope if source gate held high)
VCA input can be used to dynamically control the respective ADSR output level (bipolar) or to process signals to be modulated in amplitude by the ADSR.
Manual GATE buttons for each envelope

Pulser Features
A pulse is made of individually controllable T1 and T2 stage lengths
CV control over T1 and T2 time
Pulser can be one-shot (SINGLE) or repeating (CYCLE)
PULSE output has a switch to select P1 or P2 as the source.
Pulser stages P1 and P2 can be selectively routed to trigger each ADSR via panel switches
START trigger input for starting/restarting the Pulser sequence
Manual GATE button to trigger the Pulser sequence

Pulser + Gate to ADSR Gate Flow

ST Modular - CHIASSO V2

video upload by Stefan Tretau

"Added some external drums and effects for musical context.

00:00 Take 1
00:17 Take 2
01:02 Take 3
02:00 Take 4
03:05 Take 5
04:10 Take 6
05:25 Take 7
06:27 Take 8
07:40 Take 9
08:31 Take 10
09:18 Take 11"

7/31/23 Metasonix RK8 Filterwall + SSL 1660 + MooSonics Vanilla VCA/Envelope + PCM 70 (gated plate)

video upload by Cfpp0

"A maiden voyage into the latest glory hole from Metasonix."

via Metasonix

"The RK8 contains six bandpass filters, which use vacuum tubes. They are simple 'twin T' designs. Each filter is about one octave lower in range than the one to the left—treble on the left, bass on the right.

Each filter may be manually swept with its own separate tuning knob, over approximately one and one-half octaves. Or ALL the filters may be swept together, using either the 'MANUAL TUNE' knob, or the CV input, which overrides the knob when a patch cable is inserted. Although it is capable of some conventional swept-filter effects, the RK8 is more useful as a complex equalization system or for unique special effects.

Resonance is separately adjustable for each filter. Usually the treble filters will resonate strongly and oscillate under some settings. The bass filters might not. It’s a strange monster.

Inputs and outputs are compatible with all Eurorack and other modular synthesizer equipment. The output peak voltage is limited to the supply rails and can’t damage other modules.

Don’t assume you know what you are getting here—the RK8 is unlike anything else ever marketed. Also don’t expect it to track VCOs. Its voltage-to-frequency curve is 'more or less' hertz-per-volt but can’t really be guaranteed. The six vactrols in each RK8 were hand-matched, but can’t be expected to remain matched, or to track together perfectly.

Again, everything about the RK8 is abnormal. It is not perfectly 'clean' and perfectly 'distortionless', and it cannot be made so. Because it uses vacuum tubes.

It is something you have NEVER seen before. It can NOT be compared to any other product, ever made, PERIOD. Do not walk into this with 'preconceptions'.

Specs: 32HP width Eurorack module, with circuits protruding about 1.5″ or 38mm behind panel. The RK8 uses six 5702 subminiature pentodes, all Raytheon US military surplus from the 1980s. Power supply required is about 600 mA after warmup and 1.4 amps when started cold from +12v, and 10 mA from -12v. Low-cost power supplies are NOT recommended. A spare tube is included, although soldering equipment is needed to replace any of the tubes. They are run very conservatively and will last many, many years."

Metasonix RK8 Filterwall Demonstration 1 SD 480p

video upload by Endmusik Records

"Metasonix RK8 Filterwall prototype demo - video 1.

Modules used: Hexinverter Mutant BD9, Mutant Snare, WMD Crater and Kraken, Moog DFAM, and some live percussion samples from the 1010 music Bitbox.

This is an un-edited 13 minute session of experimentation with direct audio recording to showcase the tonality of the prototype as it processes these sounds. When audio stops and comes back in that is me bringing up a separate mixer channel of the raw audio unfiltered as a comparison, which is then muted out and the RK8 direct channel is brought back in."

Metasonix RK8

video upload by The Mephitif

"Some examples of the Metasonix RK8 Filterwall. First clip is of the Industrial Music Electronics Hertz Donut MK3 running through the Filterwall. Second clip is the Filterwall acting as a sine bank. Third clip is some bad drumbeat being processed through the Filterwall."

Yamaha CS-30 / Dolby 361 with Vocal Stressor mod AKA the Dolby trick

video upload by HanzVolt

"Yamaha CS-30 in Stereo passing thru Stereo Dolby 361 with Vocal Stressor Mod
My buddy @JMLRecording mods the Dolby boxes and sells them!! Once you hear a synth thru a Dolby box with the 'Dolby Trick' you will be hooked!"

Sequential Trigon-6 - Synth Exploration

video upload by Kraft Music

"Find exclusive Sequential Trigon-6 BUNDLES at Kraft Music:

Adam Berzowski explores the sounds of the Sequential Trigon-6 at the Kraft Music studio

Contact Adam directly at 414-858-4008 or if you have any questions or would like to place an order on your very own Trigon-6

00:00 - Intro
01:41 - Effects
03:35 - Oscillators
05:40 - Unison mode
07:16 - More effects
09:12 - Making a ripping lead
11:01 - Presets
11:57 - Arpeggiator
14:39 - Overview of the control panel
18:42 - More exploring
22:22 - Outro

The Sequential Trigon-6 is a polyphonic take on the classic, thick and creamy, 3-oscillator-plus-ladder-filter analog sound that defined the dawn of the synth era. This bold and familiar, genre- and style-bridging sound has now been refined and redefined with Sequential's own modern imprint. More than the sum of its parts, Trigon-6 packs 6-voice polyphony, unrivaled playability, easy programmability, and a studio-quality dual effects section into a four-octave, semi-weighted keyboard with velocity and channel aftertouch. To give even more classic organic warmth to an already classic synth, the Vintage Knob is adjustable from subtle to extreme to emulate the stability of a perfect modern instrument or a time-worn relic.

Get more for your money with an exclusive Sequential Trigon-6 polyphonic analog synthesizer bundle from Kraft Music. These package deals include the accessories you'll need to get the most out of your new poly synth, all for one low price. If you have any questions, please contact us. Our knowledgeable sales advisors will be happy to assist in choosing the bundle that's right for you!"


video upload by thenoiztemple

Live performance at 807 William St - Houston, TX

42:16 LAYER -

A very rhythmic and noizy night.
The ASTROGENIC HALLUCINAUTING set was leaning into what I like to call Tek-Noiz.
Not my usual sonic landscape of black ambient drone and noiz.

The noiz circuit consisted of:
- Two Dirtywave M8 beasts
- Polyend Play
- BeniDub DS71
- Deaftone Audio MIKSHER
- ERM Multiclock
- Ciat-Lonbarde Peterlin
- FaderFox PC12
- 1010 Music BlueBox
- Korg KP3+"


video upload by verstaerker

"a heavy Beat made with Pulsar-23 and a scary Pad on the Prophet-10
to listen more music by me please visit"

Tom Oberheim Two Voice Pro

via this auction

"This is an Oberheim 2 voice pro with custom wood ends."

Roland Jupiter-Xm + Matching Gator Travel Case

via this auction

"The coveted JUPITER-Xm is like having the entire Roland Boutique line inside of a Jupiter with battery and built in speakers... Add a beautiful, matching Gator gig bag that feels like it was DESIGNED specifically for this 5 part synth and you have everything you need. A match made in heaven!

You'll have all the drums, bass, chords, leads and sound effects you need because the JUPITER-Xm can do 5 separate patches at once using 256 note polyphony! Plus: an AI Arpeggiator? Really!? Insane!

Plus: it SOUNDS AMAZING. There's a reason people go wild for this thing. Go watch some videos and see for yourself."

Solina String Synthesizer

video upload by Martin Pohl

"solina string synthesizer, ultra rare, still working.. needs some tuning and a little servicing. This machine is magic."

Beginner Friendly Synth Brass Sound-Design

video upload by Omri Cohen

"Here you can find the document of patching techniques and ideas -
Here you can find my online courses -
Here you can find the advanced video and many other exclusive videos and content -

Buy me a coffee? -
PayPal -
Consider joining our community on Patreon and Discord -

Here is the synth brass patch, selection file, and the final patch -

00:00 - Introduction
00:48 - The basic concept
04:10 - Adding a VCA
04:47 - Adding envelopes
09:14 - Setting the envelopes
10:50 - Adding movement to the VCOs
15:21 - Adding reverb
16:09 - In context"

Ambient bliss with the Walrus Slöer reverb and synths! (Nymphes, Moog One, TT-303, MS-20)

video upload by Jay Hosking

"Trying out Walrus's new stereo reverb with some hardware synthesizers.

I recently purchased the Walrus Slöer and thought I'd try it with some hardware synths. The Slöer is an update to their Slö pedal, now with stereo input/output and a couple of new algorithms. I'm extremely impressed with the overall sound of it, and got lost in my explorations. It's got a particular texture and character that's unlike my other reverbs, and I can foresee myself using it for other ambient work in the near future. In fact, I wrote the start of a few songs while noodling with it!

There's about 90 minutes of footage, which is available for supporters of my Patreon, but I trimmed it down to about 15 minutes for YouTube. And for those of you who prefer my actual music performance videos, I've recorded a song with the Slöer and will release it in about a week, when I have a moment to get it in shape.

Thanks for listening, and I hope this is useful and musical.

Synths used:
Cyclone Analogic Bass Bot TT-303
Korg MS-20
Dreadbox Nymphes
Moog One"

Ambient | Make Noise Strega, Roland Boutique D-05 (PlaceLetsGo)

video upload by Akihiko Matsumoto

Ambient Works Book 1: Mixer: Ableton Live (Skin: Sequencer : Ableton M4L MODE ( Synth1: Make Noise Strega ( Synth2 : Roland Boutique D-05 ( Reverb: Strymon Big Sky ( Master Comp/Limitter: FabFilter Pro L2 Camera: Sony a7RII Audio I/O: RME Fireface UCX

Positive Slopes Complete! - Low-Gain Electronics | 4U Modular

video upload by LowGainElectronics

"Positive Slopes is finally complete! Will get on the website ASAP!"

Panner Doppler for Happy Nerding FX AID

video upload by Happy Nerding

"Panner Doppler" effect added to the Shaper section.
Rate - left to right panning speed
Range - left to right panning width
Amount - doppler pitch shift amount

Gotharman's LD3 FM perc to glitch

video upload by Meska

"Last week we just see the basic of fm on the ld3 , now let's sample it and glitch it !

previous fm demo : [posted here]

Thank you for watching.
My name is Meska of the statik collective . I've been making mostly "dark and expérimental" music for more than ten years now, i'v learn so much online, now it's time for me to share my knoledge, my exploration and this channel is a place to talk about the tools, sound design and techniques to make music with.

You can stream my albums and EPs at

If you'd like to support the channel​ consider buying music from bandcamp ;)"

Hardware Jams Weekend Challenge: Psytrance maybe...

video upload by SynthAddict

My first attempt at making a psytrance jam
YMMV :-)"

Waldorf Music Pulse 2 Bidirectional Editor for TouchOSC

Waldorf Music Pulse 2 TouchOSC Bidirectional Editor v2.0 from synth_nyc on Vimeo.

via synth_nyc

"The editor is augmented by LUA scripts.

Why TouchOSC?
- It’s OS agnostic (it works on MacOS, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android)
- Hexler has been around since 2007 and in my experience with TouchOSC, it has always been supporting the latest OS

If you have any questions or if Waldorf Music or anyone is interested in licensing it, please contact me via my website:

I’m adding the editor feature list and workflow description below.



Verbos and Associates Programmable Pulser. Model 243 - Brushed Aluminum

via this auction

The Verbos and Associates PROGRAMMABLE PULSER MODEL 243 was produced in very small quantities, and is quite rare. This Buchla format module creates pulses for rhythmic use and is fun to play with."

1985 Oberheim OB-8 SN C40428

via this auction

Oberheim OB-X8 8-Voice Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer SN 01042

via this auction

Sequential Circuits Prophet VS - Serviced W/16bank Memory Cart & FlightCase

via this auction

Pics of the inside below.

The synth was serviced a couple of years ago and has seen little use since while It stays covered in a clean studio. All buttons and display are new and the CEM 5530 chips which are known to fail have been replaced with the infamous Straylight Engineering clones. The 1.3 "Shalebridge" OS was installed and battery recently checked good at 3.05v. All keys, joystick, knobs, wheels, jacks work great. The aftertouch still works, which is rare for this model but you have to press with some force and the synth needs to be resting on a flat surface as recommended by Sequential. There are some blemishes on the side panels as seen in the image highlighted by the sunlight but in reality it's minor and the face/panel looks great. It's been very reliable for me over the years and is a pleasure to play. A power cord and manual are included plus an amazing 16 bank cart full of sound banks including all of the originals. Comes with a custom fit case that could use some new foam but will protect the synth as it will be carefully packed in the case and then boxed/packed again."

Roland RS-505 49-Key Paraphonic Synthesizer

via this auction

Hohner String Performer Analog String Synthesizer

via this auction

Vermona '14 Analogsynthesizer SN 211/222 w/ Food Pedal & Certificate of Authenticity

via this auction

Date of Manufacture 10/08/2022

"This rare and stunningly gorgeous instrument is a limited edition (#211 out of 222) Vermona '14 Analogsynthesizer, hand-made in Germany by the venerable boutique company Vermona.

The '14 is extremely fun to play and it sounds absolutely beautiful. The build quality is unparalleled. I have never owned something that was built so lovingly. The blue finish with wood cheeks looks incredible in person and the encoders are rock solid and smooth as velvet.

It will come with its original box, dust cover, sustain pedal, power supply, and excellent user guide. I will take extreme care in packing and shipping it safely to you."

Nord Modular G2 Expanded

via this auction

RYK Night Rider - Demo & experiments

video upload by Stazma

"Ok here we go for that proper demo of this pretty insane module.
It's a very powerfull digital module that manage to not fall into the trap of 'too many functions'.
Let's go for a night ride!"

Create and Jam Anywhere with the Behringer PRO VS MINI

video upload by Behringer

Additional PRO VS Mini posts

Caught In Joy's Moog One Presets Pack Vol. 1

video upload by Caught In Joy

"The Moog One is often considered a "king of polysynths" due to several factors that make it highly regarded among synthesizer enthusiasts, it clearly stands out due to its unparalleled sound quality, achieved through the use of analog circuitry and high-quality components. Its three discrete analog VCOs per voice, along with powerful filters and modulation options, enable a vast sonic potential, allowing musicians to create rich, expressive sounds across a wide range of genres. Its versatility and depth make it a highly coveted instrument among professional musicians and sound designers.

Moog One to me is a real king of the unique sonic landscapes. Through my sound design choices and experimentation, I created presets that explore new sonic territories, revisit the old ones and push the boundaries of what the Moog One can do. By combining different synthesis techniques, modulation routings, and unconventional settings, you can uncover unique and captivating sounds that are not typically found in factory presets.

I hope these distinctive sonic landscapes will make your feel special and will inspire you to compose more music.

Here are 59 custom presets and patches for the Moog One (many of the patches consist of more than one layer/timbral, so there's actually way more than 59)."

Sunday, July 30, 2023

Making a Beat BUT I Pretend It's 1985 And I Don't Have a CPU

video upload by Jay Diggs Music

"Jay Diggs goes on a time-traveling music production adventure! In this video, jay takes you back to the golden era of music recording. An age when computers were yet to revolutionize the way we make beats. Let's take a look at analog music production and explore the techniques used to make hits that we all know and love without the aid of modern-day CPUs.

00:00 Intro
00:52 MPC 60 a 40 year old Drum Machine!
01:30 The Drums
3:10 The Bassline and Keys
4:36 The Brass
5:39 The Tape Machine
7:40 Recording Reverb in a Hallway and Effects
9:15 I Get ANGRY!
11:00 The Finished Beat!"

Juno 106 Synthesizer Radiohead Kid A Electronic Harp Tone

video upload by Jerome Hogan

"Juno 106 Radiohead Kid A Electronic Harp Tone. The synth is in manual mode, you can approximate the fader settings seen in the video to replicate the tone.

A lot of people have asked me, how did you do it? The truth is, I got the Gelvini variant and it actually made me sick...

...At playin synth"

Broken beats w/ Pikocore, Dirtywave M8, Roland J-6, TE TX-6

video upload by Arman Bohn

"More experiments with the pikocore. Random chord triggering sent from the M8 to the J-6. The Pikocore is synced to the J-6 which is clocked to the M8.

I’m syncing key changes to the random chords as well. I think I’ll continue down this path towards actual pseudo random song creation … so possibly more M8 + J-6 combos in the near future. The modulation options on the J-6 are nonexistent sound design is incredibly limited. I could use another mini synth instead, maybe the great conjunction, or the kasser arcade. but that would take more cord wrangling in the m-8."

This is the first post to feature the pikocore.


april 2nd, 2023 / #wares
a small rp2040-based music mangler. $62 / $89.

pikocore is…

a lo-fi music mangler based on the raspberry pi pico (brother of the nyblcore).
capable of holding 8 minutes of 8-bit 33 khz monophonic samples.
powered by a single aaa battery for up to 3 hours or by powered by usb-c.
tempo-synced with a selectable bpm between 60 and 300, with samples mangled by beat-synced effects (stutter, retrig, gate, tunneling).
loaded with real-time effects like a resonant filter, timestretching, volume, and wavefolding.
sequenced with a 128-step sequencer with recording/playback
saved and loaded via eeprom for instant patch recall.
able to load custom firmware, new samples, all through usb-c.
sync-compatible with pocket operators.
open-source, wonderfully hackable.

video upload by infinitedigits

"more info:

pikocore is a lo-fi music mangler based on the Raspberry Pi Pico. It can hold 8 minutes of 8-bit 33 kHz monophonic samples, is powered by a single AAA battery or USB-C, and can be tempo-synced with a selectable BPM between 60 and 300. It also has beat-synced effects, real-time effects, a 128-step sequencer, and can load custom firmware and new samples. Pikocore is sync-compatible with Pocket Operators and open-source, making it wonderfully hackable."

"Nobody Cares About Aliens" - Live Psytrance!

video upload by Electronisounds Audio

"Recording Date: 07/30/2023
Tempo: 148bpm
Key: F minor

Some years ago, I actually created the 'PSY' sound bank for the Vengeance 'Avenger' virtual synth, with 256 presets! This was a perfect opportunity to use some of those sounds to put together a quick jam. I created this jam from start to finish in under 24 hours - it was a lot of stress, but I got it done - WOOT!

(The audio is actually REALLY LOUD and super clean, YouTube keeps making me turn my volume waaaaaay down and eating the hi frequencies, so my videos always seem dull and quiet in the end, I'm trying to learn from this, but tons of research into LUFS isn't helping so far...)"


Hardware Only Jungle Track Breakdown // Chopping Breakbeats on the Digitakt

video upload by EZBOT

"In today's episode of Elektron Talk, I am going to break down a jungle track I wrote that relies heavily on the Digitakt. We will also discuss chopping breaks on the Digitakt and why it's so much better on the Octatrack.

Get the NEW Ultimate Octatrack FX Template 1.1.3 and the NEW Ultimate

Performance Mixer 2FF 1.1.6 here with continuous updates: and here if you want a one-time download:


I love to teach! Step up your game with 1 on 1 lessons:"

Playing Prophet 5/10 is like connecting with the past while exploring new sonic possibilities

video upload by Caught In Joy

"Playing this Sequential Prophet 5 / 10 synthesizer is like connecting with the past while still exploring new sonic possibilities in music. Check out the full album Peaceful Days Echoes:"

15-Minute Berlin School Suite | Moog Synths, Prophet 10 & Guitar Pedals | Peaceful Days Echoes

video upload by Caught In Joy

"Hey everyone, it's Caught In Joy here, and I'm thrilled to share with you my latest musical creation! Join me as I take you on a 15-minute sonic journey with my Berlin School Suite, "Peaceful Days Echoes" right from the comfort of my home studio. 🏠🎹🎸🎛️

This suite is not only a musical journey but also a celebration of my 15th album release this year! It's been an incredible musical odyssey, and I wanted to make this release extra special. In this mesmerizing performance, I'll be showcasing my passion for electronic music and my love for analog synths. The suite features the Moog synths (Mavis, DFAM), the powerful Prophet 10, and an array of expressive guitar pedals. Together, they create a soundscape that embraces the spirit of the Berlin School style, with its dreamy sequences, ethereal textures, and timeless melodies.

'Peaceful Days Echoes' is a deeply personal piece, and it's a part of my recently released album of the same name. If you enjoy this suite, you can support me directly by checking out the full album on Bandcamp: Your support means the world to independent artists like me, and I'm incredibly grateful for every single listen and share.

This suite holds a special place in my heart and it also marks a significant milestone in my musical journey. You see, making music is not just my passion; it's my sole source of income. I made a courageous decision to quit all other jobs and dedicate myself fully to pursuing this artistic dream. Music has the power to connect us all, and every album I release brings me closer to my incredible audience, including you."

GS Music e7 TouchOSC Bidirectional Editor v2.0

GS Music e7 TouchOSC Bidirectional Editor v2.0 from synth_nyc on Vimeo.

via synth_nyc

"The editor is augmented by LUA scripts.

Why TouchOSC?
- It’s OS agnostic (it works on MacOS, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android)
- Hexler has been around since 2007 and in my experience with TouchOSC, it has always been supporting the latest OS

If you have any questions or if GS Music or anyone is interested in licensing it, please contact me via my website:

X1L3 - MX2 - manipulator expander - latching gates - eurorack module

video upload by X1L3

"Spec run down. Eye candy and chill tune.What it is and where to get it - below:

Available at:

MX2 is an expander for the manipulator module.
It adds six toggle/latching gates to the main module.
These are tied to the momentary triggers of keys C1 - D3.

The vid run says the module is 8hp. It's actually only 4hp.
Funny enough, i'm not feeling too inclined to re render it all and re-upload the lot for a typo 🙈🙈🤣

Useful for additional control of anything requiering a constant gate.
The frag/shard gates of the shard module being a good example.

Half demo vid - half chill run with some visuals for a bit of fun.

Cheers for checking it out. I hope you enjoy the vid and find the module useful if you choose to pick one up 😊"

"MX2 is a 4HP,, 37mm deep expander for the manipulator module.
Available in yellow or black.
Current draw: V+ 30MA / V- 20MA

MX2 adds six toggle/latching gates to the gate array of the manipulator. The latching gates are tied to the keys C1 - D3.

Power is provided via the expander header. No additional power cable is required.

Works well with shard when the latches are tied to the frag/shard gates and the four CV outputs from manipuilator are used to control the atrophy and osc pitches of the module."

ESK - GRP V22 Vocoder + Drums

video upload by Metunar

"GRP Synthesizer V22 Vocoder and drums from the Arturia Drumbrute.
I used the internal carrier (Noise and VCO) of the V22.
The Elektron A4 keyboard is only used for Midi.
No external effects, only soft limiting on the master."

Sequential TAKE 5 Version 2.0 Patch Tweaking Analog Synthesizer Rik Marston

video upload by Rik Marston Official

"'Sequential Take 5 - Version 2 0 Patch Tweaking'
Synthesizer demo by Rik Marston
*Watch in HD!* * NO Talking!* *Turn it up!*
Nothing musical here, just a nice synthesizer sound demo!
I upgraded the Sequential TAKE 5 to version 2.0!
It sounds better to me, has more patch memory, it is worth the
time & effort to update! It sounds thicker, warmer & the stereo
spread of the voices sounds more like the OB-6 & Prophet-6
to me! Probably not any real change to the synth. It just sounds better!
Here I demo some Leads, Bass, Pads, Strings & FX!
BTW that is a North West Africa stone chondrite meteorite
by the effects section on the Sequential TAKE 5, it sends you some
serious ** Positive Cosmic Vibes! **
Please Support Rik Marston Official!
Buy my Ambient Synthesizer Music
"Digital Heart, Analog Soul" Vol. 1 + 2,
Unity", "Dark Night of the Soul" &
"Back To 2049" on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, & more!
My NEW Etsy store: AhnyxianSoundDesign"

Replica Buchla 100 series modular synth: LA67 Mort’s Barge

video upload by Tom Churchill

"This video is about Mort’s Barge - a replica mini-system of five Buchla 100 series modules that were used by electronic music pioneer Morton Subotnick in the mid-1960s. I recently built the 4U DIY modules from LA67, and in this video I walk through the features and create a few patches that show what they’re capable of.

My build notes are here:

Find out more about the Mort’s Barge DIY set on the LA67 website:"

You can find additional posts featuring Mort's Barge here.

Notes and pics via Tom Churchill's post on Mod Wiggler:

"I thought I’d share a couple of things I learned along the way which maybe aren’t immediately obvious from the BOMs alone, in case anyone else is planning to tackle the build and is looking for some tips.

Some of this stuff has no doubt been covered earlier in the thread, so apologies for any repetition. Also, a lot will probably be obvious to experienced builders, but I’m definitely not in that category yet, so for anyone else (like me) who’s only built Eurorack kits previously, maybe isn’t super-familiar with circuit theory and component sourcing, it might be useful.

After I ordered the panels and PCBs from LA67 I contacted Julian at The Beast to ask about his 6U Buchla boats. As luck would have it he still had a couple of the special boats he supplied to LA67 for the pre-built Mort’s Barge systems, with matt black coating and pre-drilled holes for power inlet, power switch and grounding banana socket, so I snagged one.
I added some rubber feet to allow a bit of clearance for the screws I used to mount the PSU PCB (see below) and to avoid the underside getting scratched.
For mounting the modules, I bought a pack of 20 M3 speed fasteners (aka captive nuts, aka Tinnermans) from eBay, and secured the modules using M3 6mm screws with plastic washers.
The PSU PCB doesn’t require any caps and you just need to solder one bridge as marked. (This is now clear on the Mort’s Barge PSU BOM, but it wasn’t at first.)
I mounted the PSU PCB on 8mm M2.5 standoffs via the pre-drilled holes in the bottom of the boat.
I added a DC inlet and wired a 20mm round rocker switch in series.
I added a single banana socket connected to 0V to provide a ground for any other cases I might want to use with it (and for connecting to Eurorack - see below).
For the AC-DC converter I just used a standard 12V 2A wall wart I had lying around, with a 2.1mm centre positive barrel connector.
I used the 2-pin Molex connectors as per the BOM to distribute power to the individual modules (with the power cables hard-wired to the individual module PCBs)
Component sourcing:
I combined the individual BOMs for the five modules into one master BOM, ticked off what I already had in stock (mostly resistors), then ordered any other required resistors, trimmers, pots, 2N3904/6 transistors and various bits of hardware from Tayda; caps, specialist transistors, diodes, switches, knobs, lamps etc from Mouser.
I’m in the UK and banana sockets worked out slightly cheaper from Thonk, so I ordered those there. I also bought the necessary matched transistor pairs from Thonk to save time (I don’t have the tools or experience to match them myself!)
This might be sacrilege to Buchla purists but I went for Switchcraft 3.5mm sockets instead of Tini-Jax - I already have lots of 3.5mm patch cables and it makes for easier integration.
The 910p film caps on the BOM are huge - 10mm lead spacing - and expensive. I ordered them before I realised this, and with a bit of leg straightening/bending they do fit fine in the 158 and 180 boards, but I replaced them with these much smaller and cheaper 1n mylar film caps for the 140 - ... apacitor-5 - and they work just fine.
The BOM has since been corrected, but slightly annoyingly at the time I was ordering, the part code for the Dialight lamps in the 123 was out of date, so the ones that arrived in my original order were the wrong size. I had to do a separate order for the correct parts, 609-1122-130F. These aren’t cheap, so double check that you’re getting 9mm ones!
On the 158 BOM, there’s a suggestion to use 1n5 instead of 47n for C11 to reduce saw wave distortion. I put sockets in for that and tried both - the 1n5 definitely gives a much cleaner saw so I’ve stuck with that. I also left out C8 as suggested to improve sine shape - I didn’t try it with it included but the sine is definitely a good shape without so I’ll stick without it.
General tips:
I built them in the left to right order they’re shown on the LA67 photos - 158, 110, 180, 140, 123. It was pretty easy to test this way.
Calibration-wise there’s not much to do - the trimmers on the 158 adjust the sine shape and upper and lower frequency limits; use the 110 trimmers to minimise clicking with a raw trigger in; the 140 trimmers set the upper and lower period (I haven’t really touched these)
For the wiring, I soldered pins to the PCB and used a bunch of F-F Dupont jumper wires, cut in half, so if I ever need to take the board off I can simply pull these off and don’t need to desolder anything. For the multiple outputs I mostly just used old resistor legs to bridge them.
Integrating with Eurorack clock is easy - both the 180 and the 123 respond to triggers as low as 5V (e.g. from Pam’s). I don’t use a format jumbler, just a 3.5mm to two bananas cable, with the ground banana connected to the spare ground I fitted near the power switch. I don’t think I’ll ever bother trying to send CV from Eurorack but this way I can at least clock it to the rest of my system if I want to, and maybe even play around with some more complex rhythm patterns.
Anyway, hope that’s handy for someone - I’ll share a bunch of patches on YouTube soon!"

Behringer PRO-800 Bidirectional Editor for TouchOSC

Behringer PRO-800 TouchOSC Bidirectional Editor v2.0 from synth_nyc on Vimeo. Audio comes in at 1:30.

via synth_nyc

"The editor is augmented by LUA scripts.

Why TouchOSC?
- It’s OS agnostic (it works on MacOS, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android)
- Hexler has been around since 2007 and in my experience with TouchOSC, it has always been supporting the latest OS

If you have any questions or if Behringer or anyone is interested in licensing it, please contact me via my website:

How does the PRO-800 sound?
I’m grateful to have owned a SCI Prophet-5 Rev2, a Wine Country Sequential Prophet-5 Rev 3.3 and currently own a SCI Prophet-10 module; the PRO-800 sounds very vintage and close enough to its ancestors IMHO."

5U Modular Patch with Wavetek Oscillator

video upload by Bata

"Module List- -
Q105 Slew Limiter
Q106 Oscillator (x3) with soft sync aid
Q107 State Variable Filter
Q109 Envelope Generator (x2)
Q112 4 Channel Mixer
Q116 Ring Modulator
Q118 Instrument Interface
Q119 Sequential Controller
Q124 Multiples
Q125 Signal Processor
Q128 Switch
Q130 Clipper/Rectifier
Q137 Power
Q147 Distributor
Q155 Curver (Curver, VCA, Slope Detector, VC Inverter)
Q157 SH++ (Sample and Hold, LFO, Clock Divider, Noise, Lag, Decay EG)
Q171 Quantizer Bank
Q179 Envelope++ (Multifunction module with looping envelopes/lfo/sequencer/gate delay/quantizer)
Some discontinued Midi interface module

STG Soundlabs -
Wave Folder
Signal Amplifiers

Synthetic Sound Labs -
Tap Tempo LFO"

Messing Around with Digital Synths

video upload by Bata

Cherry Audio's Voltage Modular
Clavia Nord Wave
Yamaha TX-802 (Rackmount DX-7ii)

Trigon-6 ► filter cream + oscillator drive.

video upload by Jexus (

"Here's my third and last video with a variety of timbres, this time exploring the oscillator drive and the creamy filter || Read my thoughts at: || All sounds come from my one preset pack with 150 unique & diverse patches."

Deaton's Sequential Modulator

video upload by Miles Comstock

via Miles Comstock

"Deaton’s Sequential Modulator is a versatile modular audio effects unit and synthesizer I created custom for Deaton Chris Anthony. It allows you to freely route audio through its different effects and manipulate parameters of these effects through an 8 step control voltage sequencer and two low frequency oscillators. It was created with the intention of leading you away from the sounds you have programmed yourself into normally making. Though, you are not confined to the experimental. Deaton’s Sequential Modulator can work as a more than capable modular effects board. It can also be a modular synth voice, a drone synth, eurorack cv sequencer, a mixer, heavy distortion unit, twinkly delay, infinitely repeating echo, tremolo, bitcrusher, chorus/vibrato, resonant filter and a lot more. Any sounds your heart desires are right here."

Dark Ambient Synth Beats with my Novation Circuit Tracks

video upload by North River

"My live jam using my Circuit Tracks from #novation #novationcircuittracks"

Getting started with the Midicake Arp

video upload by Richard DeHove

"It's described as a 4-part arpeggiator and is even just called 'Arp'. But I think it's better characterized as a 4-part algorithmic phrase sequencer. Because this isn't just a dedicated box with standard arps. It can create long chains of constantly changing sequences which are directly created from your live keyboard input - and it all stays in perfect sync. This half-hour video should at least give you a reasonable taste of what it can do, or if you're a new owner, be enough to get you started.

0:00 Intro demo tune
1:00 Hardware overview
2:40 Routing
3:21 Front panel
8:00 Banks and patterns
9:12 Bios and reset
9:50 Getting started
10:35 Arp settings
17:25 Constant sync
18:00 Top row settings
21:17 Tweakings fun
27:56 Outro tune

Lots of downloads for supporters on Patreon:
Many thanks to my kind patrons who keep this channel ad-free
My website:"

Behringer PRO VS Mini - Just Demo Sounds

video upload by Behringer

"Coming soon..."

Additional PRO VS Mini posts

Guided Tour of the 201 Pocket Piano

video upload by Critter & Guitari

"This is a guided tour of the 201 Pocket Piano. By understanding the controls and options available to us we can make more music faster! In the first half, we discuss each knob, jack, and output. In the second half we take a look at setting a sound using the secondary functions of they keys to access the sequencer, pattern generator, mode selector, etc..."

Glide Ableton Project Pack + Max for Live Pack

video upload by Akihiko Matsumoto

"Ableton Project Pack:
- Music

"Glide - Akihiko Matsumoto" Ableton Project Pack + Max for Live Pack.
All tracks using non-Ableton 3rd party plugins are frozen audio tracks
1 Ableton Skin (Vapor) is included
6 Max for Live devices (ColorDelay2.0, LadderFilter2.1, LFMW4.4, Grid SEQ Params4.0, SideChainGate5.4, XY-PlaneFilter3.3.1) are included
If you had the same plugin in a frozen track, you can unfreeze it and see the 3rd party plugin's parameters as well.
As long as the music is not redistributed in its original form, it can also be used for remixing and sampling.

24bit/48khz Master wav.

2.15GB Freezed Ableton Project File."

Sequential Prophet 10

via this auction

Vermona Formation 1 Analog Electronic Organ Synthesizer

via this auction

"80's Vintage analog electronic organ / synthesizer. Made in Germany DDR. Very good sounding spring reverb and effects. Working, after service repair. Excellent (-) condition"

Clarinet, Oboe, and Nasal solo sections.

MOS-LAB Kobol Expander III RSF SN 3561

via this auction

"A stunning recreation of the RFS Kobol Expander synth, made by the genius company MOS-LAB. Everyone who used this along the original RSF Kobol side by side says they sound absolutely spot on. There's on Kobol Expander being sold at 10K on Reverb right now... This one is even more rare, as only about 30 were ever made.

Super snappy, big bass and morphable waveforms. Since the waveform morphing is made with a discrete waveshaper, the volume isn't consistent during the sweep. The original responds like this, too, but it got me by surprise so I'm mentioning it, so that you don't have to do your research ;-) The filter is super smooth and liquidy.

The synth comes in a Moon Modular rack, with a standard PSU."

Tektronix SG502 / FG502 Signal Generators

via this auction

"Here's a nice case of Tektronix signal generators. One FG502 [Function Generator], which has multiple waveforms, and a couple of SG502 [Oscillators], which offer Pulse and Sine waves. The set is working, and ready to bring that raw test equipment magic to your studio."

Waldorf Microwave Rackmount Wavetable Synthesizer

via this auction

"I previously owned a full Waldorf Wave, and much prefer the sound of the Microwave I rev.A."

Matriarch Paraphony: Voice Mode 4 (no talking, no water)

video upload by Chris Hunt

"Toggle that little "PARAPHONY" switch to 4 and suddenly every key becomes its own song. Each tap toggles to the next oscillator. Tune them until you like the sound. The 'wind' is the noise knob. The delay is the built in ping-pong on the Moog. That crackling you hear is the electricity in the air (but really it's from the SP404 laying on the group that's doing the recording)."

How to recreate the Hologram Microcosm in Eurorack (for just 10x the price)

video upload by Dexba

"Do less with more! Wasn't that the saying?
With this patch I wanted to recreate a simple two-voice setup, using two different sequencers but the same oscillator (the Instruo Cs-L), and then run them through a sort of Hologram Microcosm remade in eurorack.
As for the PROs, a little tune at the beginning, then the patch demonstration/tutorial/patch breakdown/something else I don't remember, and the final complete jam at the end of the video.
Enjoy! 🧡"

0:00 Initial Demo
1:11 Patch Breakdown
6:19 S/H little tutorial
9:46 Full Jam

Roland TR-608 (sound demo)

video upload by Mr. Card

"Get samples from the Roland TR-608 on my Patreon:"

See this post for additional detail son the 608.

Karussell - Als ich fortging (When I left) - 1987 | Cover by Synthfluencer

video upload by Synthfluencer

"This song by German pop/rock group 'Karussell' became quite famous around 1989 when revolution started in the eastern part of Germany and many people left the country. The main instruments I'm playing here are the Vermona Synthesizer and the Vermona Piano Strings."

Modor DR-2

video upload by studio snippets

"modor arp2600m mf104m"

Introducing SAMPLYR for AE Modular

video upload by tangible waves

"This is a quick demo of the new SAMPLYR module for the AE Modular synthesizer system. It is a sample player with the following features:
- it plays one sample at a time
- samples are stored and recalled from SD card
- samples can be of any length
- samples are in 8bit mono wav format
- samples can be played via gate and looped ...
- ... or triggered as one-shot
- the sample start/end and loop start/end points can be selected and saved for each sample
- CV control of start and end point
- CV control of sample pitch"

Saturday, July 29, 2023

Rare PPG EVU - Wave 2.3 in a Rack

via this auction

You can find a video of one previously posted here.

"Functionally the EVU is exactly a PPG Wave 2.3 in a rack but with the addition of individual panning and individual volume for each voice.

This particular EVU has quite a pedigree. Probably has travel mores miles than Lance Armstrong at this point. It was the demo unit that the North America PPG product specialist used back in the day at his presentations.
This very EVU has also been on several tours with the band SAGA.

We have updated all boards so now the guts of this machine could work straight up in a 2.3 (with 2.3 EPROMS).

With system 8.3 you can access all the parameters over MIDI or as originally envision by Mr Palm, the EVU can be remote controlled by a Waveterm.

This amazing instrument has received the full Synthropology™️ treatment.
That means that we attended to every potential weak spot that we have seen across the vast number of PPGs that we have repaired/updated/serviced in our 25+ years of servicing these German wonder machines in blue.

We truly strive for PPG excellence!

Over the decades Synthropology have developed a rich set of updates/maintenance routines to make the PPGs MUCH more reliable and enjoyable.

After our Synthropology™️ treatment these PPGs are ready for a bright and reliable future again.

Highlights of upgrades includes (but not limited to):

* Extensive power supply rebuilt and upgrades

* Extensive testing before delivery

* Latest v8.3 Operating System

The buyer will get a detailed copy of the extensive Synthropology™️ service record for this machine.

There are a few visual imperfections. They are barely visibly in a normal studio (lighting) setting.

There are some minor scratches on the front panel, but it is hard to even capture them in the pictures. Nevertheless we tried to make the imperfections visible as much as possible in the pictures for full disclosure.

That being said, this PPG EVU presents really well and looks beautiful and very potent.

More importantly, it works perfectly."

Arturia MatrixBrute - Analog Matrix Synthesizer

via this auction

Additional Three Wave Music Listings

New Coral engine available for free! Harmonic oscillator + wavefolding + diode distortion 💜💣

video upload by OXI Instruments

New CORAL alternative FW with a new engine! Additive synthesis with Wavefolding and Diode distortion
video upload by OXI Instruments

Yamaha TG33 Demo

video upload by Panu Savolainen

"Multitracked demo of Yamaha TG33. External reverb Eventide Space and Waves delay used."

Kaivo: A Brief Introduction

video upload by Madrona Labs

"techniques (physical modeling and granular synthesis) in an easy-touse semi-modular package. It’s laid out a bit like an acoustic instrument; the GRANULATOR module acts like the player’s touch, exciting one or more tuned objects (here, the RESONATOR module, based on physical models of resonant objects) that come together in a central resonating body (the BODY module, also physics-based)."

Physical Modeling in Kaivo

video upload by Sormena Project

"Last but not least we look at Kaivo. Kaivo is what I call experimental physical modeling. The instrument itself is fully customizable (modular) and when you combine that with a granular sound engine and a physical modeling section you’re going to get some wild results. As you’ll see in the video what you select for the resonator and for the body (the physical modeled modules) has a huge impact on the final timbre that’s produced. Note that unlike PianoTeq or String Studio this instrument requires you to use samples. Therefore physical modeling is just one aspect of this instrument and is used more like an effect that you can blend to taste rather than a dedicated method."

Granular Synthesis | Explanation & Tutorial

video upload by Sounds Good

"I try to figure out all the things that granular synths can do with the help of the granular synth daddy himself, Barry Truax.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
0:00 Intro
2:05 Time Stretching
5:09 Barry Truax's Granular Synth
7:49 What Is Granular Synthesis Actually
12:25 Outro"

Kaivo - Presets and Dials

video upload by Madrona Labs

"Overview of Kaivo's Presets and Dials

Kaivo is a software instrument combining two powerful synthesis techniques (physical modeling and granular synthesis) in an easy-touse semi-modular package. It’s laid out a bit like an acoustic instrument; the GRANULATOR module acts like the player’s touch, exciting one or more tuned objects (here, the RESONATOR module, based on physical models of resonant objects) that come together in a central resonating body (the BODY module, also physics-based)."

Stranger Things - Kids (Synthesizer Cover)

video upload by Bendrr Music

"Decided to do a cover of one of my all time favorite soundtracks from one of my all time favorite shows, "Kids" from Stranger Things. Originally written by Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon, I covered this track using an Oberheim/Sequential OB6 and Moog Subsequent37. Hope you enjoy!"


video upload by thenoiztemple

"An Exchange of Noiz (AEON) is a bi-monthly showcase of Experimental, Electronic, Drone, Ambient and just plain Weird Music in Houston, TX.

Curated by SPIKE the Percussionist. [ ]

The performance space provided by Sound Exchange Record Store. [ ]

The shows are free and beverages are provided by our sponsor 8th Wonder Brewery. [ ]

Performances by:
MUZAK 15:01
AGA ZET 27:31
AWAKE 01:10:40"

Twisted Electrons MEGAfm synthesizer demo.

video upload by Ross Totino

"Demo of Twisted Electrons MEGAfm synthesizer. Custom presets by me. Not the most subtle synth, but full of character and still very versatile. It distorts very easily which makes creating clean sounds a challenge, but IMHO it's one of the best FM synth ever."

Nord Wave 2 61-Key 48-Voice Polyphonic Synthesizer

via this auction

The Beginners Book of Electronic Music

via this auction


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

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