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Showing posts with label Gamechanger Audio. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gamechanger Audio. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Studio jam with MOTOR SYNTH MKII and GHOST

video upload by Julia Bondar

"New EP is coming on 21th of April 2023 on @warriorecords."

Tuesday, January 24, 2023


video upload by Gamechanger Audio

"We have a feeling that Tom and Matiss from GAMECHANGER AUDIO may have created the heaviest Synth & Drums band around. Meet OIL & GAS, and the first track they wrote for MOTOR SYNTH MKII and drums, recorded at Evil Joe Barresi's studio in LA.

Notice how the kick drum triggers one of the MOTOR Synth’s voices thus creating a perfect bass line that's on time with every beat. Here's how the setup works:
The bass and lead parts are performed on the MOTOR Synth simultaneously. The lead line is performed on the built-in 8-button keybed and arpeggiator. The bass part sequences are programmed with the built-in sequencer that is being triggered by the kick drum mic connected to the MOTOR Synths audio input.

The MOTOR Synth is in split output mode, where each motor voice is routed through a separate output channel. Each voice is then routed through individual signal paths. The lead voice goes through the BIGSBY Pedal pitch shifter and a stereo delay. The bass voice goes through the PLASMA Coil, LIGHT Pedal, and into a bass amp. The final bass sound is a mix of a DI from the Motor Synth and a mic on the bass cabinet.

Learn more about the MOTOR SYNTH MKII here:

Special thanks to Joe “Evil” Barresi and his assistant Jun Murakawa for taking good care of us during the recording in their Pasadena studio.

OIL&GAS: Toms Lazdovskis, Matiss Tazans
Recording Engineer: Evil Joe Barresi
Assistant Recording Engineer: Jun Murakawa
Mixing: Edvards Broders
Video and Editing: Alise Golovacka
Production: Ilja Krumins, Gamechanger Audio"

Friday, January 13, 2023

Motor Synth - Kick Drum

video upload by aftxr (Dave Clay)

"Motor Synth Kick patch I put together. First off, you absolutely get no mechanical noise in the audio output of the Motor Synth. The thing absolutely makes a mechanical noise, but you can't hear it in the audio... So I put a piezo on it so I could capture the racket this glorious thing makes.

Gamechanger probably spent hours trying to make sure those mechanical motors aren't audible, and I just eradicated all that effort and slapped a piezo on the side. Sorry. I really like the noise it makes. But, let's be honest, I just like _noise_."

First Drive of Motor Synth

"It took a year and some, but it's finally here and whirring away. With this sound I was just seeing how well those motors reacted to their speed being modulated by the LFO or quickly turning the scale knob. Both voices are set to the magnetic pickup waveform - the pickups reading the electromagnetic field of those motors. They have a nice biting sound with low end.

It's run through a generous amount of Desmodus Versio reverb. Kick by Basimilus Alter and Plasma Coil. Snare by Kraken and Crucible (Crucible doing the metallic ping).

I love the Motor Synth, not necessarily because it's a great synth, but because it's a piece of art. It's a ridiculous concept, at high speeds it's physically loud, it's just a strange thing. I want to reward people who take on weird things and push boundaries, and Gamechanger Audio really does well at that.

Surprisingly, I hear no noise out of the speakers - it's clean. Which one would think is a good thing, but I'm actually kinda missing the whirring mechanical sound from the recording - so much that I've ordered a piezo contact mic to slap on the side to see if I can actually pick up some of that noise intentionally."

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Game Changer Motor Synth Electro-Mechanical Desktop Synthesizer w/ Original Box

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Sunday, November 06, 2022

The Cars - "Drive" cover, but it's all #Motorsynth

video upload by

"Here's a cover of the classic 80s synthpop hit, 'Drive' by 'The Cars'.
All sounds are from the #MotorSynth but the drums, those are from the Yamaha #QY70.
If you didn't know, Motor Synth is an electromechanical #synthesizer which creates sounds by spinning 8 discs super fast. You can either use all 8 voices paraphonic or two of them each polyphonic. There's a selection of analog filters & envelopes which I put to good use here.
Due to it's inertia, this synth always is playing glissando ;-)
Given the tech at hand, I didn't even try to match the sound to the original, but more tried to capture it's athmosphere. Sorry for the mediocre karaoke vocal track, but I think it's good enough.
This was super fun and if this gets some views maybe I'll do more (you can suggest songs if you like)
Let's see if this gets a copyright claim.

Hello @Gamechanger Audio ;-)

You can grab the patches here for free:"


Can you guess the song just by hearing the mechanical noises? #shorts

video upload by Floyd Steinberg

"Which synth pop classic is being played back here on the #motorsynth? ;-) #shorts
(I'll upload the full cover with the actual sounds later - this is the sound the camera mic picked up. Discord members - please don't spoil it, haha )
And let's see if I collect a copyright strike for this one. ;-)"


Friday, November 04, 2022


video upload by Gamechanger Audio

"To celebrate the arrival of the MOTOR Synth MKII, Gamechanger Audio has released an epic synthesizer space journey video, created by the MOTOR Synth's designer Fricis Kalvelis, and featuring an exquisite all-MOTOR Synth composition by Martins Melkis - Gamechanger Audio's lead development engineer and one of the creators of the MOTOR Synth."

Thursday, November 03, 2022


video upload by Gamechanger Audio

Monday, October 31, 2022

SynthPlex 2022 - Gamechanger Audio Motorsynth MKII Is Shipping

video upload by sonicstate

"The Motor Synth from Gamechanger Audio has always been a crowd pleaser, since we first saw it at 2017 Winter NAMM. Its a really unusual electro-mechanical way to generate audio - using stepper motors and optical readouts to make oscillators. Its got a unique sound and looks great.

The MKII which we saw in prototype at Superbooth earlier this year, is now ready and shipping, we got a demo of a recent patch from Tom at the booth.

Price €2726"

Sunday, October 30, 2022


video upload by Gamechanger Audio

"We're here in Los Angeles for SYNTHPLEX 2022! Ilja is presenting MOTOR SYNTH MKII set - let's get it going with MOTOR MUSIC!
MOTOR SYNTH MKII is available now in limited quanitty:"

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

MOTOR SYNTH MK II Sound Examples | Gamechanger Audio

video upload by Gamechanger Audio

MOTOR SYNTH MK II Sound Examples 2 | Gamechanger Audio

"MOTOR Synth is based on a unique motor oscillator engine - it is a system of eight electro-motors that are able to instantly and precisely change their rotation speed in order to produce musical notes.

Because of the distinct way the motors create wave shapes, MOTOR Synth's sound is certainly in a category of its own. However, the comprehensive sound-shaping features developed by our engineers let you recreate classic synth sounds and even real instruments."

Monday, September 26, 2022

Gamechanger Light pedal quick review/demo

video upload by Meska

"Quick review/demo of this Gamechanger optical sping, this pedal have some twist , and can sound realy intersting.
Product page:

Thank you fwor watching.
My name is Meska of the statik collective . I've been making mostly 'dark and expérimental' music for more than ten years now, i'v learn so much online, now it's time for me to share my knoledge, my exploration and this channel is a place to talk about the tools, sound design and techniques to make music with.
i'm tattooist at day jobs and you can found my work here :

You can stream my albums and EPs at

If you'd like to support the channel​ consider buying music from bandcamp ;)"

Sunday, September 11, 2022

Plasma Drive Eurorack module .. Quest for the perfect distortion

video upload by PanicGirlVids

"I have been on a quest for the perfect distortion for the last couple of weeks and I have been quite frustrated so far. Not a single distortion I tried seemed to fit the sound I had in mind, be it hardware or software.

But what defines a 'perfect distortion' you ask? That is of course very subjective and everyone would answer differently I guess. For me the distortion I was looking for had to sound very warm, but also defined, crunchy and if needed "brutal" in a way. On the other hand it shouldn't sound washed out or too digital and cold. As you know it can be pretty hard to describe a sound you have in your head with words ^^

My last purchase was the Plasma Drive from Erica Synths and Gamechanger Audio, and I thought why not try this one out together with you guys?"

Sunday, June 05, 2022

Gamechanger Motor Synth Electro-Mechanical Desktop Synthesizer w/ Original Box

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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Angelic Glitch | Don't Panic Just Groove

video upload by Miles Briand

"Playing around with sounds from Plonk and my Braids into Belgrad filter and then through my Z-DSP Reverb. Then we have some drums from Blck_Noir going into my Plasma Drive, with some gates coming coming from 4 Bricks Rook."

Don't Panic Just Groove

video upload by Miles Briand

"Manis Itertitas controlled by Rene with reverb from Z-DSP. Some drums coming from Mutant Bassdrum, and FutureRetro Transient. Another drum sample coming from STS getting some CV for the sample slot going into the Z-DSP as well."

Monday, May 16, 2022

SUPERBOOTH 2022 - 3 Intriguing Ideas // Motor Synth // Eowave Swarm // Orbita

video upload by Dave Mech

"During days two and three I came across a couple of very unique designs that I wanted to show you.

Eowave Quadrantid Swarm + Metallik Resonator Speaker
Playtronica Orbita
Gamechanger Motor Synth mk2

I spend only a little bit of time with these but I think it was worth it to show some of their capabilities. Enjoy!

Eowave 0:00
Orbita 1:25
Motor Synth 2:09"

Gamechanger Audio Plus Sustain Pedal SN 35434570

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Sunday, May 15, 2022

Gamechanger Audio Motor Synth 2 Demo at Superbooth 2022

video upload by Sound On Sound magazine

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Gamechanger Audio - Motorsynth LiveJam - Superbooth 2022

video upload by KlangDing

Gamechanger Audio's New Motor Synth MKII | Superbooth 2022

video upload by Reverb

"Since its debut in 2019, the Motor Synth has gone through many forms, from a pedal-sized prototype to what is now a hefty desktop enclosure, with a performance keyboard, arpeggiator, sequencer, modulation section, and other features built in."

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