MATRIXSYNTH: Saturday, July 29, 2023

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.
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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

REON Driftbox J Limited [Very Rare] VCA & CV controller / Programmable Joystick

via this auction

"Driftbox J is the first VCA-CV controller + sequencer in the series, assuming a combination of a Driftbox S / R Synthesizer and an external device such as a sequencer. Two large joysticks control the CV output on the X axis with VCA on the Y axis. Although oscillator is not installed in Driftbox J itself, by inputting audio and CV / GATE / MIDI signal from the outside, it is possible to change the level and pan without changing the audio signal groove, output the processed CV It is possible to manipulate parameters of other Synthesizers.


2 Joystick VCA controller

XY dual CV controller
2 C manual CV output control and attenuation
2 channel programmable CV sequence output
16 steps · Program memory

Step input and manual / loop input

MIDI / GATE synchronization

Master / slave operation with gate pulse signal
Slave operation by MIDI


Gate In/Out
Audio In (2x)
Audio Out (2x)
CV-A / CV-B 1ch /2ch"

Roland TB-303 Bass Line - Serviced - Beauty - with MIDI

via this auction

"Immaculate cosmetic condition: no scratches or broken corners, etc.

the front is like new...

sold with an original Roland transformer + bag + Decksaver = Protective Cover

TB-303 is modified CV GATE ACC FIL SLD which will allow you to control it with an external sequencer (great for a real composition)

before the sale, this TB-303 was completely serviced : the 6 potentiometers were changed as well as all the switches (Tact Switch Push Buttons) invoice = 240 euros dating from 03/16/2022."

Roland Boutique TB-03 BassLine Synth w/ 808 Carrying Case & Original Box

via this auction

Moog Subsequent 25 - Sweet Sounds [SOUNDSET] • Custom Presets

video upload by Mr. Card

"My private collection of sweet sounds dedicated to Moog Subsequent 25 (Brass, Bright Lead, Keys, Res Lead, Soft Lead). I've always loved warm and saturated sounds. Moog Subsequent 25 allows you to achieve many sweet and inspiring sounds. With this soundset, you can take your instrument to the next level. The soundset complements my few presets for the free genius Valhalla Supermassive reverb. Check out my soundset:"

The New Crumar Spirit - Bob Moog's Italian Synthesizer Reborn Update

The 2nd video in the announcement post here is now live. The new Crumar Spirit will be limited to 100 units, but polyphonic, desktop, and possibly digital versions might be coming. See the video for details.

Noise Engineering Versio - Praetereo firmware

video upload by John Schussler

"There's a new firmware available for the Noise Engineering Versio modules
called 'Praetereo.' It's a drifting loop maker, in the same vein as the Soma
Cosmos or Hologram Microcosm.

There's a thread for it on ModWiggler with links and detailed info:

No commentary from me in this one, just listening. VCO is a Cwejman VCO-2RM, with one side going to the left channel and one to the right. Seqencer is the OK200 Degree. Envelope: Zadar.

Last in the chain is a Yester Versio module. If you hear a regular delay, it's that, not the Praetereo. And occasionally I bring in the Yester wavefolder. If you hear effects happening but don't see my hand making them, it's the Yester.

00:00 Intro
00:20 Part 1
08:30 Part 2
18:00 Part 3"

A Eurorack Orchestra controlled by Ableton through Hermod 8 midi channels

video upload by Rudetee

"Ableton Live controls the Hermod 8 midi channels.Solo

With the Therevox"

Groove Synthesis | 3rd Wave | Initial Impressions

video upload by Tim Shoebridge

"Here in 4K are some brief initial impressions plus plenty of sound examples from the 3rd Wave by Groove Synthesis. All the sound examples you hear are just a single oscillator, no filter, no complex modulation."

Terra Basic Operation (video tutorial)

video upload by Vlad Kreimer

For full and detailed information please read the main manual:
Product page:

0:00 Connecting Terra
0:31 The interface
1:40 Hands position
2:13 The pitch shifter
3:52 Holds
6:25 Loading a preset
7:09 Loading a scale from a preset
7:37 Saving a preset
8:09 Selecting a synthesis algorithm
9:43 Selecting a variation for a synthesis algorithm
14:04 Setting the gyroscope sensitivity
15:49 Knobs
21:34 Tuning the note keyboard
24:46 Selecting a pitch shifter preset
25:46 Tuning a pitch shifter preset
28:41 Master-tune
29:44 Arpeggiator and rythmic LFO

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

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