MATRIXSYNTH: Thursday, June 29, 2023

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Thursday, June 29, 2023

DIGing The Matrix

video upload by John L Rice

"I was doing a test of SSL’s The Matrix module and was liking the simple sequence and the look of the evening sunlight on the modular. Both The Matrix (voiced by the SSL 1235 Envelope / VCA Combo) and the Strymon DIG delay pedal (off camera) are being clocked by a Moon 569 sequencer with The Matrix getting a half speed and uneven number of clocks. #modularsynth #electronicmusic #sequencer"

Generative Music Session 2 - Eurorack Modular Synth

video upload by Stoel Music Systems

"The Generative Music Session is the second in our series. Here, we feature the wonderful soundscapes of modular synthesizers. Enjoy this six-part generative song.

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Session 1 is featured in this playlist.

Digital Drum Dose Sample Pack by Goldbaby Samples

video upload by GoldbabySamples

"Digital Drum Dose. Available now:

Digital hardware drums from 1999-2022. ER-1, MachineDrum, Nord Drum 2, Kastle, Razzamatazz, Volca Drum, Double Drummer, Neuron, Peaks. Very punchy and very usable in a variety of different genres."




Google translated:

ACID MINT is a mint tin/business card sized bass synthesizer.

The perfect synthesizer for acid techno, it features a unique sequencer that can store 13 patterns.

In addition, it is equipped with an AI-based sequence suggestion function that offers an infinite number of unexpected phrases.

Of course, you can also enter phrases manually.

Parameter bar

Set the selected parameter with the button.

In addition to basic bass synth parameters such as TUNE, CUTOFF, and RESONANCE, it also has key follow and overdrive functions.

FUNC switch

By pressing the keyboard switch while pressing this button, the function printed on the bottom of the keyboard is called.

PARM/NEXT switch

By pressing the keyboard switch while pressing this button, the function printed on the left side of the keyboard is called. Alternatively, when manually entering a sequence, proceed to the next step.

keyboard switch

Mainly perform synthesizer performance, sequence input during recording, and pattern switching during pattern playback.


Used for syncing with Eurorack and other synthesizers.

You can switch between input and output.

VALDOR intro Sequential Pro3 & Prophet XL

video upload by Waldemar Zadrożny

Mix video producer: Witizado/

KULT by Dawsome: A detailed demo and tutorial

video upload by CatSynth TV

"We explore KULT, a new instrument by Dawsome and released by Tracktion. It features oscillators whose waveforms are based on strange attractors, a central concept in chaos theory. These strange-attractor waveforms are presented in beautiful 2D displays, along with numerous parameters to shape them. KULT also features a complex filter section, and effects section, and arpeggiator.

00:36 Overview
01:51 Factory Presets
05:36 Oscillators
17:31 Filter section
24:14 Effects section
28:57 Arpeggiator section

To find out more, please visit

"Two hearts are found beating in the chest of KULT. These independent and immensely powerful oscillators are based on the mathematical theory of chaos "Strange Attractors" - and there are more than 30 models to choose from, ranging from classical waveforms to chaotic sculptures. Innovative sound shaping options allow for organic overtones - a paradise for west-coast buchla-style synthesis enthusiasts...The sound engine of KULT represents and sculpts sound as curves in a 2D space - this innovative approach to synthesis allows unprecedented possibilities to shape the sound. The real magic when designing sounds comes from the mesmerizing visual feedback."

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CHROMA POLARIS: Live Demo of the Polyphonic Odyssey

video upload by Vulture Culture

"In this Live Deep Dive I'll show you how glorious this rare all-Analog Vintage Synthesizer is, by going over the filter (same components as the Matrix 12 and Xpander from Oberheim) and oscillators and showing you how to program your own sounds!"

Homemade Arduino Poly Synthesizer

video upload by Adrian's Werkstatt

"Using Arduino Uno + Mozzi library."

The GIANT Korg MS-20!

video upload by Alex Ball

"The story of the giant Korg MS-20 including photos and information never seen before!

Huge thank you to those who helped solve the riddle!"

A search on KORG MS20 Eductional and Giant MS-20 will bring up additional posts. A few were listed for sale on eBay at one point.

Isla Instruments Teases new Caladan Synthesizer

via Isla Instruments

"From now on, I shall be known as...

Well, today is a milestone, everything is ready and has been sent off to fabrication to make the first hardware prototypes.

Caladan is (will be) an 8-part multi-timbral polyphonic analog / digital hybrid synthesizer.

We are carrying on the legacy of a fantastic, groundbreaking synthesizer called the 'Parva' by FutureSonus. Building on its DNA, we are putting our own twist on it to make it the perfect partner to the S2400.

Same form factor, same aesthetic (yes, same wood sides if you want)

It will bring polyphonic playback of multi-sampled instruments (SF2, SFZ, +) out of the box.
But the special sauce is the 8x expansion slots inside the case which will allow me to go completely fucking nuts with add-in voicecards.

OPL3, SID, SEM, SH-101, MiniMoog, Pro-1, etc etc... all these flavours can be realised on expansion cards and all accessed by a common UI.

Voicecards can of course be analog OR digital. The intention is to open this side of the synth up to allow 3rd party developers to create cards also.

I'm literally creating MY 'Dream Synth' and I want to take you along for the ride.

First hardware should be here in a few weeks!!

Here's a couple of renders of what the prototype will look like.


Nothing but LOVE for the JUNOs

video upload by Starsky Carr

"As I have a Juno 106, Juno 6 and an Juno 60 here in the studio, I thought it was a good excuse to have a play with these 3 vintage Junos and look at the differences - functionally and sonically. And yes there are some sonic differences so now I now why Roland Cloud have both the 60 and the 106 for the System 8."

Univer Inter chainable 8-output MIDI-to-CV Converter and USB Midi Interface from Noise Engineering

video upload by Noise Engineering

0:00 Overview
0:51 Panel and controls
1:44 Powering up and connecting to computer
1:55 Configure at Customer Portal
6:27 Patch with gates and pitches using external gear
7:01 Patch using Polyphonic parameters using a DAW

"Visit your favorite retailer or click here for more information about Univer Inter:

Univer Inter is an 8-channel MIDI-to-CV converter, and so much more. It can be configured to send any type of MIDI signal per channel through the UI app at the new-and-improved Noise Engineering Customer Portal. If eight outputs aren't enough, chain two through the TRS jacks on the front panel. Plus UI has a tiny footprint: just 6HP.

The app is easy to use and offers tons of options. We built in handy presets to get you started but if you want to go your own way, we also include over 20 behaviors for CC, note, clocking, polyphony and more. Each output can be configured to send to whatever channel you wish, and build in custom per-output delays as needed.

We'll continue to add behaviors, but we're taking requests too.

If you're looking for a way to bring MIDI into your modular system, you'll be amazed at the flexibility and ease of use of Univer Inter."

NEW! AJH Synth Complete Systems - 6U & 9U Pre-installed Eurorack in Powered Cases

video upload by AJH Synth Official

"In response to demand we are now offering a range of ready built systems! Visit for a closer look at what is in each case.

With each size of system we have selected the best combination of modules to give maximum versatility - of course the full configuration has been fully tested and designed for maximum productivity and reliability so that you can concentrate on the most important part of using any modular system - making music!

Putting together a complete Eurorack system from scratch can be quite a daunting prospect, so we have taken the pain out of it for you. Trying to choose the best mix of modules for maximum versatility and arranging them so that there is no unused space is often just the start of the process. We also need to find the power consumption of each module, and then calculate total power draw per rail for the chosen case to ensure the PSU can provide sufficient power without being overloaded. There is also the problem of having audible noise on the power rails from a noisy power supply, which can range from barely noticeable to unacceptable. And we didn't even mention the time it takes to put it all together, then fully testing everything to make sure it is all working as it should.

The AJH SYNTH Eurorack range consists of high-end modules, all hand-made in the UK, most of which are based on classic, vintage designs, authentically recreating the circuitry of much sought-after analogue instruments and technologies of the past, whilst greatly expanding them, and bringing them to modern Eurorack levels of convenience, limitless flexibility, and reliability.

Video by @DreamsOfWires"

Up to $600 off KORG Nautilus in the US Only


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⁠👉 88-key at $400 off ⁠
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See the dealers on the right for availability.

New Loops releases "Just Analogue" for Arturia Pigments with 20% off intro offer

video upload by New Loops

"New Loops has announced the release of Just Analogue, an expansion pack for Arturia Pigments.

Here's what they say:
‘New Loops presents, Just Analogue Pigments sound bank featuring 32 analogue presets for Arturia's Pigments software synthesiser. Perfect for creating deep cinematic and ambient electronic music. These Pigments presets cover a range of sounds from synth pads and soundscapes, to warm basses, reactive keys, to gnarly synth leads, all driven by the analogue engines and effects. This Pigments sound bank responds to velocity and aftertouch, giving you precise control over your music. With the mod wheel assigned, unlock a world of new sound possibilities and explore your creativity! Just Analogue is suitable for many styles of electronic music including, soundtrack, film score, and game score, electro, cyberpunk, ambient, downtempo, techno, trance, and many other electronic styles.’

Intro Price: £11.99 until July 31st, 2023 (Reg. £14.99).

You can also get an extra 15% off orders over £49 at (where free demo packs are available)."

Dirty Electronics and Max Wainwright's Radical22 Gets an Update

Radical22 from Max Wainwright on Vimeo.

Radical22 (second edition)

"The Radical22 goes from sharp clicks to glitchy fm to an mp3 wash to harsh noise to video game sawteeth, to silence.

The module has 64 programs/algorithms that can be selected by a control voltage. Each program has a unique characteristic and chaotic behaviour that can be selected and explored through control voltages.

The Radical22 is ongoing work by Dirty Electronics and Max Wainwright born out of the idea of Microcomputer Music: a music made from mini microprocessors and raw electronics that is always in-flux, noisy and may be overwritten."

Available now at and

Preview new programs at

Synclavier Digital's Regen Gets Wider Release

video upload by Synclavier Digital

Regen Tutorials

Regen Quickies

You can find additional posts featuring demos of the Regen here.

Press Release follows:

"Synclavier Digital releases regenerated Synclavier® II trailblazer as timeless Regen desktop synthesizer bolstered by present-day DSP developments

NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA: soft-launched late last year to widespread critical acclaim at the Synthplex® synthesizer expo and electronic music festival hosted at the Marriott Convention Center in Burbank, CA, USA with pre-orders opening for fulfilment in 2023, timeless synthesis product manufacturer Synclavier Digital is proud to announce wider availability of Regen — released as a desktop synthesizer that is, in short, a real regeneration of New England Digital’s seminal Synclavier® II digital synthesizer that took the pro audio industry by storm when introduced in its initial incarnation in 1980 (evolving beyond that to blaze more technological trails with polyphonic sampling and, ultimately, DAW — Digital Audio Workstation — capabilities well before that term was invented, even), extended and enhanced to take advantage of the increased computing power available today to make it as compelling in a modern setting as the prohibitively pricey original did during its time (finding favour with top-tier film composers, record producers, and recording artists), while the considerable cost and size reductions associated with Regen’s present-day design criteria conversely position it well within reach of (almost) anyone — as of June 29…

Roland System 100 Modular Synthesizer (101,102,103,104) in Original Boxes

via this auction

"Roland System 100 (modules 101,102,103,104)

All four pieces are VERY close to mint condition; the boxes are in excellent condition.

These items appear to have been stored in a clean, dry, smoke-free location.

The items look to have had minimal/no usage (very low hours) and no signs of wear.

Other than yellowing of the keys and wear on the boxes, no tarnish or oxidation is present.


We acquired these items as part of a real estate sale.

In January 2023 we took the four units to a Service rep. to have them tested and serviced as he deemed necessary. Serious buyers can be given the contact # to the guy who serviced the units so they can discuss the conditions with him, if we are unable to answer questions. He said usage had been very minimal, but its age called for a deep cleaning. He inspected the units, deemed them to be in good shape and tested them. He took all the units apart, performed a multi-step cleaning, re-assembled the units, allowed a 20-minute stabilization, tune mapping, alignment processes, and tracking was done. Units track well alone as well as together. There are no meter drive issues. No repairs were done or needed. It functions as new and also looks very close to mint.

Service cost was over $1,300. Yes, we will provide the receipts and he guaranteed his work."

Roland Juno-6 w/ Red Roland Logo Sticker

via this auction


via this auction

Novation Bass Station 25-Key Monophonic Synthesizer SN 0007638

via this auction

Waldorf Microwave 2 SN 920126763

via this auction

Moog Minimoog Voyager XL SN XL0376

via this auction

Korg 800 DV SN 770041

via this auction

"You won't see this instrument every day. Especially within the EU and especially a model like this. This synth was completely overhauled by Kai / Extended Music a few years ago and has been playing in its best condition ever since."

Oberheim OB-8

via this auction

Oberheim Matrix 1000

via this auction

The Sound of Depeche Mode - E-MU Emulator II

video upload by RetroSound

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Depeche Mode Sounds with the E-MU Emulator II Sampling Synthesizer (1984)

0:06 It`s Called A Heart
0:34 Something To Do
1:18 Black Celebration
1:53 Shake The Disease
2:23 Question Of Time

Here can you find the complete EMULATOR II playlist with a lot single sample sound demos, How To Tutorials and one synth demo tracks. Enjoy.
The EMULATOR II playlist:

Oberheim Matrix 1000 & Ctrlr

video upload by silverlight2004db

"'Ctrlr' software with Oberheim Matrix 1000 Ver 1.20"

Introducing GForce M Tron Pro IV

video upload by GForce Software

"The new M-Tron Pro IV gives you access to the iconic sounds of the Mellotron M400. Its distinct sounds are particularly relevant to progressive rock and indie rock but also lo-fi and hip hop. it provides a wealth of sonic possibilities. The newly enhanced browser simplifies the exploration of this extensive 3.5GB sound library, including over 200 tape banks and 800+ patches. M-Tron Pro IV lets you quickly craft your own unique dual-layer lo-fi hybrid patches making M-Tron Pro IV an unparalleled source of inspiration. Find out more about M-Tron Pro IV:

And if that’s not enough, M-Tron Pro is also available as part of the “M-Tron Pro – Complete” bundle that includes the instrument and all the Expansion Packs. That is a superb 11.3GB sound library with 500+ tape banks and 3500+ presets. Find out more about M-Tron Pro - Complete:

All sounds on this video are from M-Tron Pro IV, with the exception of drums.

LEGAL NOTICE M-Tron Pro is a registered trademark of GForce Software. Mellotron and Chamberlin are registered trademarks of Markus Resch. All Third Party product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. All company, product and service names used in this video are for identification purposes only. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement."

Krell, Drones & Alien Voices on the Hydrasynth

video upload by Crybo Synth Sounds

"Using LFOS, Envelope loopers and a lot of mod matrix to create Krell patches and drones.

Soundpacks available for the Novation Peak, Korg Minilogue XD, Waldorf Iridium & UDO Super 6"

HEARTBEATS - The Knife (BRiES cover) / Schlappi Engineering THREE BODY

video upload by BRiES

"THREE BODY by Schlappi Engineering takes care of 100% of the bass arpeggio in this video (aka the main synth). It's very interesting to be able to get all this grit without losing the ability to turn it down for a less harsh sound and without having to worry about relative pitches of your carrier and modulators. No processing was done to the audio coming from THREE BODY afterwards (apart from some low and mid cut EQ and a smidge of compression).

The sequencing for the bass (and part of the higher pitched arp and hihats) is done with eurorack sequencers, I recorded the main part in one take (which I recorded). The poly synth stabs were created with my own plugin PLL-102 (which you can buy as part of my VST pack 'SYNTHS one' on the Decent Sampler webshop).

There's no play-back going on in this video, everything you see happening was recorded live and used unaltered (apart from gentle eq, some compression and autotune - Melda Productions MPitch - for the vocals).

Your boi BRiES takes care of 100% of the singing (which I autotuned in this version of the upload) so be prepared for some vocal cringe.

I spent most of my birthday recording the audio and video for this cover. It's something that I've been wanting to do for a long time (recording a cover where the main part is taken care of by a eurorack system). The song 'heartbeats' (the José Gonzales version) popped into my head a few days ago and I just had to give it a try.

To whom it may concern:This is a cover of the song 'Heartbeats' by The Knife. This video isn't monetized nor is it sponsored (no one is making money off of this video). All rights to the song and lyrics are reserved to The Knife."

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