Showing posts with label Formant. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Formant. Show all posts

Friday, April 19, 2024

Memetune studiopan

video upload by Memetune Studio

"A Lot of modular synths for you to look at (music from the Roland corner)"

You can find Memetune posts here.

Monday, March 04, 2024

Het Concreet Scanner 2023

video upload by

"In November 2023, I joined the team at Het Concreet in Tilburg, The Netherlands for a week long residency.

Het Concreet is a Dutch sound collective dedicated to finding new sounds by experimenting with analog electronic devices, magnetic tape and acoustics. Their analogue ambitions are rooted in their studio space, where they seek to find new meanings of sound by working with techniques that have become largely obsolete in today’s world. Their main instrument is magnetic tape, so I collaborated with my own analogue gear.

Radio Concrète was a a 12-hour broadcasting marathon that explored radio as a compositional tool and included contributions from Margherita Brillada, Veerle Pennock, Clara Byom, Bas van Druten, Nele Möller, Marieke van de Ven, Sharon Stewart, and was hosted by Steph Byrne.

During my stay, I fell in love with the Elektor Formant, a vintage Dutch synth handmade by Jos van Ras. In addition I used my SOMA Ether, Lore Mill Keyed Mosstone and Make Noise Strega synth. At the end of the broadcast, I made an intimate performance for a live and dedicated audience in collaboration with Het Concreet. This is an excerpt from that show."

Saturday, March 02, 2024

Elektor Formant POLY (4 Voices) Semi Modular

video upload by Jos van Ras

"This new Elektor Formant POLY (4 Voices) built by me with the same specifications as from the 70s-80s. This Synthesizer is also to use as Mono. You have four Mono circuits to patch.The modules are designed in a flat design so no wiring to the Pots, Switches and Jacks !! See for more info on"

Wednesday, February 07, 2024

Legato Sounds From The Old Formant Analog Synthesizer

video upload by LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

"Dry from the mixer, just 1 mono tape delay, the stereo wideness is from the 2 sides of the synth.
Download a .wav or .mp3 of this recording over here, amongst many many more songs, audio and videos! :-"

Tuesday, February 06, 2024


video upload by LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

"The #diy #synthesizer the Elektor Formant, What a project this turned out to be!
See the mentionned videos and download the mentionned songs and audio! here :-"

ELEKTOR FORMANT BOOK :- First Formant Video : A 70's Synth You Made At Home With Monthly Magazines

Sunday, December 10, 2023

WHATS IN THE BOX? - Synthesizer Sundays


"Synthesizer Sundays with @LOOKMUMNOCOMPUTER

we shot a couple of quick chats when we set up this room, future sundays will have more synth sounds!!!! i promise museum upen on December 22nd 5pm-8pm the organ will be playing crimbo tunes. ALSO OPEN 1-4 DECEMBER 29th And 30th."

Friday, October 13, 2023

Formant Synthesizer & Blackhole (Eventide), Patch&Sound#13

video upload by cosmicologne

"Knobbing & searching"

Friday, October 06, 2023


video upload by Synthesizer Home

Friday, September 15, 2023

Elektor Formant Synthesizer 1979 (Techno Session by Dan Piu)

video upload by Art Jorge

Friday, September 08, 2023

JvR Elektor Formant Modular Systems

JvR Formant 909 Drum Synthesizer video upload by Jos van Ras

JvR Elektor Formant SEMI Modular Synthesizer. (NEW)

JvR Elektor Formant SEMI Modular Synthesizer with VCF 12dB and ARP4072. (NEW)

"This new Elektor Formant built by me with the same specifications as from the 70s-80s.
The modules are designed in a flat design so no wiring to the Pots, Switches and Jacks !!
See for more info on"

Also see the JVR SYNTHESIZER SYSTEM demo by Jason Basson. Curious if it's the same Jos van Ras.

Saturday, July 22, 2023

A microtonal teatime jam (27-tone equal temperament)

video upload by Grégoire Blanc

"Glad to finally feature some out-of-tune theremin lines on purpose. Yes, it's MiCRotoNaL"

Elektor Formant modular, theremin, & Novation Launchpad.

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Rare Titan Synthesizer by Tim Orr of Powertran, Transcendent 2000, & Maplin ETI 4600

A Funky Uses For A Tape Machine and a massive Tape - MAGICALL E2 video upload by @THISMUSEUMISNOTOBSOLETE

Formant & Digisound get a mention as well. See this post for another video of the Titan and an article.

"Plans are a foot. if you want to get on the list use contact form below. if you'd like to Support the museum here :-
if you'd like to visit
information / contact:-

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Elektor Formant 12

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via this auction

Monday, July 18, 2022

Deep House "Sirius" with Eurorack Modular Synth

video upload by saturnatsky

My Equipment:
Eurorack modular Synthesizer (doepfer)
Modular DIY Synthesizer (Formant Pro)
Moog Mother-32
Arturia BeatStep Pro

Sunday, June 12, 2022

ELEKTOR Formant synthesizer with some nice mods

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via this auction

"1970’s Netherlands DIY ( the Magazine “Elektor” provided the schematics and parts )

With added CV and GATE input on female stereo jack, and PORTAMENTO added to the modules ( really nice big vintage knob for timing adjustment )

It originally came with a keyboard ( see last two pics ) which connected to the unit, I still have it ( not working but easy fix ) and I can send it with the unit for free, it’s a 5 octave board though so shipping will be substantially higher.Since I added CV/gate input and portamento I never looked back,so I didn’t fix it.

Two extra non original modules: phaser and pano ( panning module ) are installed, the phaser works but I never really “got it” as it doesn’t really seems to “phase”.

Included are also a bunch of patch cables, the original Dutch manual, and a diagnostics cable which connects to the modules and modules chassis, so you can work on the module outside of ther housing.

Everything is working, with maybe a minimal scratchy pot or switch or two, but for around 50 years old it’s in absolutely great shape! Nothing dramatic

The wood-laminate has a few 'missing pieces'"

Sunday, February 13, 2022


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"Join me for an hour and a half recording parts for the next LIVE MODULAR MEGAMIX
Download the last megamix (part 8) here :- also all of the other megamixes and much more are available there too
See some of this at THIS MUSEUM IS (NOT) OBSOLETE next open feb 26th :-

Tuesday, February 08, 2022


video upload by LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

"THE ELEKTOR FORMANT, a synthesizer built month by month from the ELEKTOR magazine in 1977"

Monday, February 07, 2022

A 70's Synth You Made At Home With Monthly Magazines

video upload by LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

"Time To Look At The Elektor Formant
Download the wav of the jam and samples to use and much much more :-
it also makes @THIS MUSEUM IS (NOT) OBSOLETE get bigger and better." ELEKTOR FORMANT BOOK :-
a great magazine archive website :-

Saturday, December 04, 2021

Clouds-Two DIY analog String Machines

video upload by Andreas Remshagen

A Live-Performance with my two DIY String-Synths
I used the Strings-Synth and the Strings-Choir-Synth 2.0
The Melody comes from the Elektor-Formant and the Drums are from my analog DS7-Clone Drumbox.
All Synthesizers are driven from my Flowstone Sequencer-Software and two Polyend Poly Modules
The effects are from the Elektor Formants Noise routed through a Steiner-Parker Filterclone and Ray Wilsons Noisebox (
All String-Machines are also based one Ray Wilsons cirquits
The Solo-Synth plays the YuSynth-VCO. The ADSR is connected with
the VCO`s CV in and gives the character of a Japanese Flute

Thursday, November 18, 2021

1977 Elektor Formant synthesizer demo

video upload by Simon Claessen

"First try after extensive restoration of this beast. Accompanied by the DDrum AT and a Beatstep pro for the triggers and modulaton.

I still have to tune all the oscillators but all the crackling potentiometers, jacks and non responsive keyboard is fixed now"

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

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