MATRIXSYNTH: Friday, July 14, 2023

Friday, July 14, 2023




Google translated:

"GRANULAR is a mint can/business card size granulated sampler. You can record the input sound, add a scale to it, and process it in various ways.

By combining and routing parameters, you can create effects such as records starting to spin, time stretching effects, and more.

creative patching

Although GRANULAR has a simple structure, it can create various sounds depending on the combination of parameters and recorded samples. For example, applying an envelope to pitch can simulate the effect of a turntable starting to spin. Also, by shortening the loop point and applying an envelope to the end point, you can create an effect like time stretching. You can also use the HOLD and CYCLIC functions to sustain the notes and create drone sounds.


Parameter bar

Set the selected parameter with the button.

FUNC switch

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


Press this button to switch to sampling preview mode. Press the button again to sample. Pressing the keyboard switch while pressing this button calls up the function printed on the left side of the keyboard.

Keyboard switch

Let's play a sample.


Input the sound to be sampled. You can also switch modes and play sounds with triggers from external devices."

A Tip from Allen

video upload by Todd Barton

"A tip from Allen Strange’s book, Electronic Music.
My Patreon:"

Sequence of Events - Low-Gain Electronics | Serge Modular Compatible Sequencer

video upload by LowGainElectronics

"Firing up a sequence of events panel showing off all the blinking lights."

No audio, just the a glimpse of the new module running.

Sequential Pro 3 Quick Play

video upload by 45drakes

"PietroLGF (45drakes) playing around with a Sequential Pro 3 (Sequential’s 2-VCO + wavetable mono/paraphonic synth)"

Creating sick bass lines with the Stoel Music Systems 2044 Low Pass Filter. #eurorack #housemusic

video upload by Stoel Music Systems

See this post for more.

Pro Synth Network LIVE! - Episode 171 with Special Guests, Dan & Mitchell from Cherry Audio!

video upload by Pro Synth Network

"Music Technology Discussion with Rob Puricelli, Kent Spong and our very special guests, Dan Goldstein & Mitchell Sigman of Cherry Audio!

This week we're delighted to welcome back Dan & Mitchell of Cherry Audio, a company that in the last few years has grown its reputation for quality, affordable and quite excellent software synths that emulate some amazing synthesizer classics such as the ARP Quadra, Novachord, Jupiter 4 and 6 as well as classics like the Memorymoog, Synthex, GX1/CS80 and Polymoog, plus their own Dreamsynth & Sines!

Join us to hear all about the latest synth to be added to their collection, the Octave Cat!"

duality micro - the new nanoloop 2 incl. a little jam

video upload by evadum

"Hello mates, today i tell you some facts about the new nanoloop 2 cardridge from and after some bad english ;) you will see a little jam with the nice new nanoloop 2 and the korg volca kick.

Please enjoy"

See the nanoloop label below for additional posts including nanoloop 2 designs going back to 2016.

MJ's Billie Jean Bass - It’s 4 Instruments!

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See How to Synth Breakdowns by Anthony Marinelli Music for more.

"In this video I demonstrate how the bass sound on 'Billie Jean' from Michael Jackson’s Thriller album is actually 4 different instruments playing at the same time. I’ll show you how I programmed 3 different synthesizer instruments for the album (originally performed by Greg Phillinganes) and the 4th instrument (electric bass guitar originally performed by Luis Johnson) is demonstrated by Ernest Tibbs.

In this series Anthony breaks down some of the most icons synthesizer patches that he programmed for Michael Jackson’s Thriller

Anthony's musical touch as both composer and performer is connected with some of the most influential creative minds over the last 40 years. He’s composed and conducted original orchestral scores for over 80 feature films including Young Guns, Internal Affairs, The Man From Elysian Fields, 15 Minutes and Planes, Trains & Automobiles, been commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic for his symphonic work "In the Family Way", written over one thousand TV commercials in a myriad of musical styles, co-founded Levels Audio Post (LA's premiere post production facility) and performed and arranged on big-box-office films and influential hit records such as Michael Jackson's Thriller.

His extensive work as a young arranger, orchestrator and performer for Quincy Jones, Jack Nitzsche, Lamont Dozier, Arthur Rubenstein and Giorgio Moroder was vital in launching his own career. His early years pioneering modular analog synthesizers along with his wide-ranging music scholarship positioned Anthony at the center of the music technology revolution. He attended the University of Southern California School of Music as a piano and composition major."

Korg Introduces NAUTILUS AT 61 & 88 Key Music Workstations

video upload by Pete Midi

"NAUTILUS is Korg’s flagship workstation, now introducing two new AT models to the lineup. Available in 61 and 88-key versions, NAUTILUS AT adds Aftertouch, putting new heights of musical expression at your fingertips. NAUTILUS AT also features an expertly-tuned sound library that brings exciting aftertouch-controlled effects to the existing programs, meaning you can fully embrace the expressive capabilities of Aftertouch right out of the box.

NAUTILUS AT comes in two versions: an 88-key model with a premium weighted RH3 keyboard for an incredible piano feel, and a 61-key model with a light, responsive and smooth synthesizer keyboard feel."

via KORG

Powering new heights of musical expression

NAUTILUS is KORG’s flagship workstation. The successor to the wildly popular KRONOS, the range now includes two new AT models. Available in 61 and 88-key versions, NAUTILUS AT introduces Aftertouch to the lineup, putting new heights of musical expression at your fingertips.

NAUTILUS AT features an expertly-tuned sound library that brings exciting aftertouch-controlled effects to the existing programs, meaning you can fully embrace the expressive capabilities of Aftertouch right out of the box.

Aftertouch, in combination with initial touch and the DYNAMICS knob (giving instant control over the changes in sound) opens a wide range of musical expression in just one instrument. Combined, these features truly unlock the full potential of nine powerful sound engines, and a vast array of other features on NAUTILUS.

NAUTILUS AT comes in two versions: an 88-key model with a premium weighted RH3 keyboard for an incredible piano feel, and a 61-key model with a light, responsive and smooth synthesizer keyboard feel. (*) NAUTILUS-73 does not have an AT version.

Hammond + Elektron Analog Rytm = fonky!

video upload by Jeremy Parker

"Jamming out on my Hammond A-100 and Leslie Model 145 with the Elektron Analog Rytm MKII, enjoy!"


video upload by verstaerker

"20 years of verstaerker. I picked 20 tracks that represent verstaerker.
A diverse track-collection of my musical history. I hope you enjoy it!

to listen more music by me please visit"

New Centrevillage Sprout Eurorack Module In the Works

video upload by centrevillage

Comming Soon...
Sprout eurorack module demo.

System80's 810 Mk2 - Eurorack Analog Voice

video upload by Stazma

"Very happy to be the one to present to you the 810 Mk2 that I've had for quite some time now (even longer if we talk about the prototype that you may have seen in other videos).
I feel this is one of the best sounding "Vintage Roland Style" voice module, it's a giant sweet spot. I'll show you around quite a few things it can do.

Have fun!"

Bad Gear - Bass Station 2

video upload by AudioPilz

"Welcome to Bad Gear, the show about the world's most hated audio tools. Today we are going to talk about Novation Bass Station 2. Has the immensely popular successor to the original Bass Station from the 90s become a classic in its own right for a reason? Should you get the AFX Station? That's no moog, it's a...

00:00 Intro tune
01:10 Overview Novation Bass Station II
01:44 DCO Section
02:13 Filter Section, Acid Mode
02:42 Envelopes, LFOs
02:57 Effects
03:15 Arpeggiator, SH-101 Style Sequencer
03:34 Updates, Additional Features (Paraphony,...)
04:19 AFX Mode (+ Aphex Twin Heresy)
04:48 What else??? (Compontents, UI, Pricing)
05:10 Hate
05:33 Jam 1 (Dirty Bass)
06:29 Jam 2 (Novation should give me Money - Jam)
07:31 Finale (Less Musically Challenging Music)
08:01 Verdict"

29- The Arturia MiniFreak- Effects- Chorus

video upload by AutomaticGainsay

"Here is a demonstration of the sound and functionality of the chorus effect found on the Arturia MiniFreak.

The theme was created out of presets and crafted patches over an assemblage of fragments of GarageBand loops. For all intents and purposes, it is a MiniFreak-Only composition.

This video was funded by the Patreon supporters of Automatic Gainsay. Support the creation of this video and all of the Automatic Gainsay videos that have helped you by becoming an Automatic Gainsay supporter on Patreon!"

Arturia MiniFreak demos by AutomaticGainsay

1982 Oberheim DX Drum Machine

via this auction

Additional SYNTH CITY Listings

"This unit has been fully recapped internally, all buttons and sliders have been thoroughly cleaned.

The DX has individual tuning knobs for the drum tones and an external trigger input. This machine is in great working condition with some average cosmetic wear. Includes AC power cable.

Serial No. D33527"

Korg Opsix 37-Key Altered FM Synthesizer

via this auction

Additional Three Wave Music Listings

The Complete Yamaha CS Black Series! CS-5 CS-10 CS-15 CS-30

via this auction

"All have full function and are setup for 120v (though I think the CS-10 needs to be double checked). The CS-15 and CS-30 come from our friend Ko (Modeless) in Japan. Someone posted a CS-30 mod design of Ko's on Matrixsynth [some posts here - found the 5 and 15 but not the 30] and I asked if he would do the same for mine. It is all installed (except) the Osc Sync board (unfortunately he didn't have the parts, put the switch in place - but that's where it ended) - it has, for instance, Din Sync for the sequencer. The mods do not interfere with or remove any of the original function. I have the list and may add it here later. The CS-5 was a reverb purchase for me, and the CS-10 came from a synth tech/collector friend in Sacramento (he can't precisely remember if he converted the CS-10 to 120v - hence should be checked)."

Ensoniq ESQ-1 Wave Synthesizer - w/ LED Sliders

via this auction

Pics of the inside below.

"This ESQ-1 has been completely overhauled and restored and features upgraded LED sliders. It includes an original Ensoniq ESQ-1 E2 PROM Storage Cartridge.

You're not likely to find another ESQ-1 for sale like this one any time soon. Yes, you might see so-called "professionally refurbished" synths out there, but none like this.

There were no compromises when it came to restoring this ESQ-1. However, I did not attempt to restore this ESQ-1 cosmetically, so there are nicks, light scratches, and other signs of age and use. Read on to see what was done:


This ESQ-1 has been completely stripped down, literally every part removed and thoroughly cleaned by hand.

For the body, buttons, and keys, I used hot, soapy water, brushes, cloths, and towels to remove all gunk and nastiness that built up over the years.

Every key was removed, cleaned, and if there were chips or holes they were filled and repaired.

The wires and contacts along the keybed were all cleaned and adjusted where necessary.

Every body part was removed and cleaned as described above - no body part was left in place before cleaning.

Each button was removed and cleaned, along with the display cover.

Old flux and grime and dust were all cleaned off the PCBs using appropriate solvents and cleaners. The jacks were all cleaned out. The cartridge port contacts were cleaned.

The pitch and mod wheels and mounting hardware were removed, scrubbed, and cleaned.

Elektron Monomachine SFX-60 + MKII w/ Original Box

via this auction



ESte synth poderoso é multi-timbral por camadas sobrepostas.Alguns sons lembram muito o que Rick Wakeman fez em seus trabalhos solos e mesmo com o Yes.
#yes #rickwakeman #synthesizers #synthwave #classicrock"

teletype/just friends grid instrument played through chase bliss mood mk2

video upload by Matt Lowery

"I made my first teletype/just friends grid instrument, then played it through chase bliss mood mk2

I'm giddy with excitement today, because after studying the teletype grid ops for a couple of days, I was able to whip up my first playable instrument this morning before I'd finished my first cup of coffee. The ops are so powerful and accessible! I've never played a melody on an instrument that I coded before, so I wanted to share this video as a kind of mile marker. It's nothing fancy- just a row of faders that send note data to Just Friends over i2c and a giant button that sends triggers. The cool thing to me is that I had this very simple idea and was able to bring it forth into existence in about 15 minutes. That's a new and special feeling."

Resonance PWM Malevolent #synth

video upload by TOSKABYSS

Make Noise René2 / UK Wave/Hardwave Serum Pack Vol.3

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Synth: UK Wave/Hardwave Serum Pack Vol.3
Sequencer: Make Noise René2
MIDI: Wave / Hardwave Samplepack

Flying Again (extraits/making of part 1) / Projet 2024

video upload by

"Kurtz Mindfields & The French craftmen ... the adventure goes on ... 'Encore !'
Following "Flying From Berlin To Paris", the new project is on the way.
- Stephen Ingrand : NRsynth Ancestor Moog 55 & Retro One MKII, Elka 490 Strings, Arturia Mellotron VST flûte solo.
- Kurtz Mindfields : NRsynth Ancestor Moog 55 & Retro One MKII, Elka 490 Strings, Pro 800, ARP Pro-Soloist, A90 ex, SynthR4, Arturia Mellotron VST.
All sounds, effects & sequences are created by Stephen Ingrand & Jean-Luc Briançon.
Studio Nuage7 July 2023."

Rob Papen Live Stream 13 July 2023 BLUE-III 'Klangwelt' soundbank preview!

video upload by Rob Papen


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

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