MATRIXSYNTH: Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

LEM218 Tip 2

video upload by Todd Barton

"Using the 218 Arpeggiator with the 208c Sequencer.

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Sequential OB-6 + Sequential Trigon-6 // Short ambient jam ❤️

video upload by

"A short fragment of my ambient jam of this amazing duo! ❤️"

Sequential pro 3 and SoundTower Editor Sound Design

video upload by James Dyson

"Sequential pro 3 and SoundTower Editor Sound Design
1st go using the editor."

Behringer MS-1 - Does Kraftwerk "Robots"

video upload by LFOstore

"We had re-created famous "Robots" sequence by Kraftwerk using Behringer MS-1 & Valhalla Supermassive reveb.


You can download picture of setting, audio demo dry & sequence to re-create our re-creation :)"

Vintage ARP 2500 electronic music synthesizer model 2002 track in progress by Jay Wires

video upload by Jay Wires

"ARP 2500 vintage modular synthesizer from 1970 + drums, track in progress, programmed by Jay Wires on a very early Tone Tweakers-refurbished ARP 2500 model 2002. Check out Jay Wires music at and buy vintage synths that work like new at"

The MARF Files: Ep 1 - Strobed Slopes & Suzanne Ciani’s “String Patch”

video upload by Source Of Uncertainty

"Max Lord’s MARF Cookbook:"

Update: and some Buchla Jazz from Source Of Uncertainty's DARK SPARKLER channel:

Buchla Jazz

video upload by DARK SPARKLER

Source Of Uncertainty The MARF Files

Source Of Uncertainty Featured Module Videos

video uploads by Source Of Uncertainty

Use the player controls to skip around.

The playlist currently starts with Kyle and Robert recreating a patch from Suzanne Ciani's "Buchla Concerts 1975" on the Buchla-format Multiple Arbitrary Function Generator Model 248, aka "the MARF".

Kyle's EMS Residency w/ Buchla 200 System

video uploads by Source Of Uncertainty

"Explorations and patch explanations at EMS in Stockholm."


video upload by EMEAPP

"Another rarity from the halls of EMEAPP, here we have the ultra-rare RSF Blackbox from the late 70s. While it doesn't look like much on the outside, it is capable of a pretty amazing task: it can turn a monosynth into a polysynth by using it's CV/gate output. Intended as a peripheral device for the RSF Kobol monosynth, the Blackbox is compatible with a plethora of other vintage monosynths. In this video, electronic music pioneer Don Slepian will demonstrate the Blackbox's capabilities as a stand-alone instrument.

You can find us at where we invite you to join us as a FREE member."

Psy trance Session

video upload by Makis Zeg

Drums? Bass? Why not Both?

video upload by MAKEN0ISE

"In which we patch some drums, and maybe some bass."

Eurorack Sequential Switch | XODES SS14

video upload by DANIELE

"XODES SS14 is a bidirectional sequential switch with some special features!

0:00 Intro
0:20 Clock, I/O and O/I
1:20 Loop and random switch
1:40 Reset input
1:53 Creating new sounds
2:44 Kicks and sweeps
3:17 Switching between different filters"


Great for adding movement and variety to your patches, Xodes' SS14 is a rock-solid, one-to-four sequential switch that can run in either direction. Clocked via an external input, the SS14 determines the size of the sequence based on the largest O/I step used—ranging from one to four steps. You can reset the sequence for consistent downbeats via the reset input, and switching the mode from loop to random offers a more unpredictable and non-repetitive sequence. Including jumpers on the rear to normalize multiple of the O/I jacks, the SS14 is a fantastically compact tool for creating sequenced modulation and timbres or even sequenced sequences!

1-4 sequential switch
Bi-directional operation
Sequence length is determined via greatest O/I used (1/2/3/4 steps)
Clock and reset inputs for running and restarting the sequence
Mode toggle determines if the sequence loops sequentially or randomly
Rear triple jumper allows normalization within the O/I jacks (1>2 / 2>3 / 3>4)
Open screw slots ensure compatibility with both Intellijel and Pulp Logic 1U formats

Studio Electronics Omega-8, 5-Voice SN 1082

via this auction

"This model is a 5-voice unit. It has Oberheim/Moog filters on all voices, 4 voices have CS-80 filters."

Roland VP-330 MKI Vocoder Plus SN 850624

via this auction

Stylophone 350S Stylus Synthesizer With Instruction Manual And Records By Dubreq

via this auction

Joseph Pailo -, Octatrack, RD8/9, Ableton Live, OP-Field

video upload by Joseph Pailo

"Feb 7, 2023 Live Performance by Joseph Pailo. LZX in the background. Live electronic music with, Octatrack, RD8/9, OP Field, Ableton Live. All music made in OutoftheBag Studios."

Arduino Synth demonstration. Shown playing alone and with a Matrixbrute and Eventide Space.

video upload by Erich Izdepski

"This is my Arduino Synth, Grimoire. This is the first practical musical demo of it. More features and sonic goodness to come."

LMNC Modified A Barbie Keyboard To Control ANYTHING - Mini Midi Keyboard

video upload by


SunVox Rain Machine

video upload by Alexander Zolotov

"Experimental synthesizer of rain and thunder sounds. No samples! Only SunVox built-in synths and effects are used. Will be released later...

SunVox is a small, fast and powerful modular synthesizer with pattern-based sequencer (tracker). It is a tool for those people who like to compose music wherever they are, whenever they wish. On any device. On any system."

SynthieCat by Max for Cats Tutorial

video upload by max forcats

"Get it here:
Max for Cats crafts Software Instruments, Effects, MIDI devices, Sound Design and Samples for Ableton Live."

Follow-up to this post.


video upload by GlakGlikGluk

"DIY Sidechain Envelope module using the TL072 Opamp and arduino synthesizer as the music maker
IG : glakglikgluk
#diysynth #synthesizer #arduinosynth"


video upload by Harmonic of Silence

Roland D-50 + D550 Digital Synthesizer together: Fantasia & JP Strings - a massive Layer Sound!

video upload by Elmar Mihm

"The Dreadnaught Factor" - Akai MPC X + Behringer 2600 Blue Marvin + ASM Hydrasynth + MINIFREAK...

video upload by Patrick Manderson

"'The Dreadnaught Factor' was recorded live early Saturday morning on January 21st 2023 using a MIDI sequencer, a room full of synthesizers and drum machines. Four analog mixers were used with a rack of outboard effects and mixed stereo. Mixing and automation was controlled by the sequencer directly to the synthesizers. The final reorded required manual muting of the of mixer channels to suppress the noise coming from some of the devices including the Korg Minilogue. The video was taken afterwards.

"The Dreadnaught Factor" was inspired by the box art of an early 80s video game for Intellivision. It featured a number of spaceships on a blue background much like the 2600 Blue Marvin featured in this music. The melody and chord arrangement originated from a short piece I created several years ago and later merged it with a small piece of unfinished music titled "Driod Mischief". I was pleased how the two sounded when arranged in this way. I look forward to finishing "Droid Mischief".

The Hydrasynth plays a few different roles in Dreadnaught, even doubling up with the BassStation adding filter modulations to the bass parts [3:23].

The Korg MS2000 never disappoints when you use its modulation sequencer and its charasmatic digital distortion. Several parts were played, twisting and swirling in the stereo field. Modulated tremolos off-rhythm and hypnotic.

Korg Minilogue XD has so much range - such a wide sweet spot of sound. Especially when you use the digital user oscillators. Resonating plucks and unnatural reverbs works well for my tastes.

The Behringer 2600 Blue Marvin and Model D is featured in the "Droid Mischief" part at [2:58].
The notes were played over MIDI. Volume modulation was controlled with CV from the *Akai Pro MPC X*.
The Model D ran through the inputs of the Roland TR8s for its Phaser effect. The TR8S did nothing else.

There are a few dark pad patches I re-use often on the Oberheim Matrix 1000 playing disonant chords throughout.

The Elektron Analog Rytm MkII provides most of the rhythms. Each of its 12 voices run on its own MIDI channel with a full complement of continuous controllers. Lots of CC modulation was used on some of the voices. The internal sequencer was not used. All notes and automation comes from the *MPC X*.

Arturia's MINIFREAK layered in a few bits throughout and is featured at the very end [6:11]. Macros were modulated from the *MPC X*.

Korg's Radias is 4 part multitimbral. On part #4 I keep a carefully curated drum kit synthesized with noise, sines and filters - mixed with some of the built in drum samples. Part #1 featured a vocal "ah-ha" patch [3:01] using one of the vowel waves, a formant insert effect and careful modulation of its dual filters.

My favorite guitar pluck patch on the Korg EX-8000 makes an appearance.

At the center of it all, the MPC X seemlesssly connects to everything and manages to keep all devices in perfect sync. As mentioned before - meticulous editing of MIDI events is a breeze and very comfortable over long editing sessions. Approximately 21 tracks were used including Control Voltage for the modulars.

00:00 project notes
00:08 introduction
00:33 The Dreadnaught
00:40 JX-08 - melodic pipes
00:58 Minilogue XD - haunted melody
01:22 Hydrasynth
01:43 MS2000 + Prophet REV2 picking up the pace
02:09 EX-8000 transition
02:16 Minilogue - vocal haunts
02:37 2600 Blue Marvin - the derelict
02:58 Model D + Radias - "Droid Mischief"
03:23 Hydrasynth doubling with the Bass Station
03:58 MS2000 + 2600 Blue Marvin - mono lead and accompaniment
04:22 GB4 + compressors + MINIFREAK handling the build up
04:51 Part 2 - "Derelict Adrift"
06:38 end titles"

KORG Triton + Sinevibes effects

video upload by Sinevibes

"KORG Triton is really great at creating old-school synth sounds, and it works wonderfully well with the Sinevibes plugin suite. This demo includes four flavors of modulation effects: Dipole, Blend, Vague, and Stator."

Elektron Digitone - Space Sounds [SOUNDSET] (All Sounds without external FX)

video upload by Mr. Card

"My private collection of space sounds dedicated to Elektron Digitone. I've always loved spacious and 3D sound. Elektron Digitone allows you to produce many spatial sounds. I really like Elektron Digitone for its functionality and sound. The soundset complements my few presets for the free genius Valhalla Supermassive reverb. With this soundset, you can take your instrument to the next level. Check out my soundset:"

Sneak preview of SmplTrek v1.4 (7 features for improved usability)

video upload by SONICWARE

"Hi! Today I’m testing 7 features that contribute mainly to usability, which will be included in the next version 1.4.x. 😃

Yu Endo

SmplTrek details:"

IMAVAI #3 / trying out your requests / STEP 8 ODESSA / SED / ADDAC 601

video upload by BRiES

"In this I'll-make-a-video-about-it episode (I'm more and more starting to sound like a tv host) I patched up STEP 8 as an analog shift register for the 5 voices on Odessa (you need the Hel expander for that). I also run a few hot signals into the Rides In The Storm SED low pass filter to see how it behaves when it's being overdriven. The last patch is (not) a vocoder patch where I use half the tools you'd actually need to make a decent vocoder patch. Instead it just sounds interesting.

You can visit any of these links if you'd like to support my work

0:00 intro
0:06 STEP 8 (ASR) vs ODESSA
12:23 RITS SED filter
21:53 (not) a vocoder patch
31:51 thanks for watching!"

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