Showing posts with label MU-TRON. Show all posts
Showing posts with label MU-TRON. Show all posts

Friday, October 06, 2023

10 Distortion Techniques: Every Synth Needs This

video upload by Anthony Marinelli Music

"Get ready for some sonic devastation as I demonstrate some of my favorite efx pedals and techniques that deliver filthy synth sounds capable of cutting through even the thickest wall of amplified guitars! I'll show you 10 different color palates with hands-on examples ranging from tasteful overdrive, distortion, fuzz all the way to full meltdown clipping. A little of these flavors added to your synthesizer instrument will help you create more inspiring sounds and also help you require less work to bring you final mixes together. I truly believe that every synth needs a drive circuit as much as it needs filters, reverbs and delays. After watching this video I hope you'll be inspired to grab some analog distortion pedals and start discovering what I did, that I can't live without them."

00:00 Introduction
00:51 Minimoog External Input Feedback Loop
03:49 ARP 2600 Internal Preamp Distortion
07:27 Distorted LFO's
09:46 Moogerfooger MF-104M Pedal Drive Circuit
15:08 Boss HM-2 Heavy Metal Pedal
18:14 Boss FZ-2 Hyper Fuzz Pedal
20:59 Mutron III Input Gain as Distortion Pedal
25:07 Vintage 1965 Fender Showman Amp
28:09 Joyo American Sound Pedal
32:09 Arturia Minimoog with Moogerfooger MF-104S Plug-ins

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

SCI Prophet 5 - Phased approach

video upload by Glen H

"First play with Mutron Phasor II"

Friday, July 01, 2022

Mu-Tron Bi-Phase - Vintage Analog Phaser - Pro-Serviced SN 04392

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via this auction

Additional Analog U.S Listings

Analog U.S also has replacement knobs. Note you can find their banner on the right of the site. If you are ever looking for spare parts for your vintage analog gear, check them out. They have a variety of odds and end available, including badges, knobs, side panels, and witch caps. And they of course have vintage synths. You can find them on eBay here.

"This one is in good condition and working 100%. I didn't have the original foot-switch so I had one made. It works exactly like the original. It will be properly packaged when sold and will arrive in the condition as stated. Not sold as-is!

Cosmetically- Nothing is mint in my opinion and this one is no exception. There are plenty of scuffs & scratches on it. Overall, I think it's in good condition. Please check out the photos. It has new knobs and some new screws. The switch knobs have faded due to age so they are a little darker than the new knobs.

Internally- Apart from any repairs, the unit has been disassembled and cleaned, all switches and potentiometers have been cleaned, the power supply has been rebuilt (all capacitors replaced), has new jacks, and it has a new foot-switch as mentioned. This may be updated!"

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Phasers We Love : Strymon Zelzah, Mu-Tron Phasor III, MXR Deep Phase (feat Dreadbox Nymphes)

video upload by Perfect Circuit

"Join our pal Brian as he sets his phasers to funk and dives into three of our favorite far-out effects!

We grabbed three of our all-time-favorite phasers and gave them a side by side play through. Joining us also is the new polyphonic desktop synthesizer NYMPHES from Dreadbox!


Friday, February 12, 2021

1980 ARP / Mu-tron Price Lists

via Retro Synth Ads where you'll find an additional scan and the write-up.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Aphex Twin - T69 Collapse (Cover)

Carlo Castellano

"Arranged and performed by Carlo Castellano

Gear used:
Moog Minimoog
Roland Juno-60
Roland TR-808
Wurlitzer 200A
Sound Master Latin Percussion (
Boss Hand Clapper HC-2 (
Ibanez DL-5
Roland Space Echo RE-201 (
Artec Analog Delay (which died while recording...RIP)
Mu-Tron Bi-Phase
Bandive Great British Spring (
Thingamagoop 2"

Monday, July 27, 2020

Sound of: Mu-Tron Bi-Phase (Feat Novation Peak Synth & Yocto Drum Machine)

Sound Provider

"I ve done this video for people like me who love to see gear in action, so be careful, this video may be a little too long for some of you. :)

I did few quick loops here then I turn the knobs testing different settings with the glorious and vintage Musitronics Mutron Biphase Double Phaser pedal effect (Or Phasor, If you know the difference between Phaser and Phasor please tell me )

To help me with this mission, I used the Novation Peak synthesizer and the Yocto drum machine (A DIY Clone of the Roland Tr-808 from E-licktronic I build myself not without difficulty) .

The video Start with a 'Clavinet' Sound Done with the Peak, at 2.30 you have kind of Guitar arp, at 5.30 a bass Lead at 9.30 some Pad Chord, at 13minutes you can listen to the effect with a Bass then around 16 the video ends with the DrumMachine.


Leonard de Leonard"

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Mu-Tron Bi-Phase & The Groundbreaking Story of The Sound of The ‘70s

Miguel d'Oliveira

"First impressions on this amazing fx pedal from the 70s.
Tested with a Roland Super JX, a Roland CR-8000 and a cello."

Additional posts featuring the Mu-Tron Bi-Phase

Mu-Tron: The Groundbreaking Story of The Sound of The ‘70s | A Conversation with Mike Beigel


"The Mu-Tron story starts with a synthesizer and includes a plane crash, a chicken-coop visitation from Stevie Wonder, and a downfall beset by a faulty gizmo called, appropriately enough, the Gizmotron. In this extended profile from our upcoming feature film, The Pedal Movie, Mike Beigel gives us his own take on the history of his famous circuitry.

Read more on Reverb"

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

VAI 31 : Solina String Ensemble with Small Stone and Mu-Tron II

Vintage Audio Institute Italia

"Quickie with the Solina String Ensemble just back from service that's going up for sale.
This one sounds nice and retro, there are not two that sound alike, we've had six, or is it seven, of these so far."

Monday, June 29, 2020

Vermona DRM1 MKIII HiHat Feat Mu-Tron Bi-Phase and More

Sound Provider

"Nothing very spectacular here ,but I didn t see so much video with Drum Machine and the MuTron Biphase so I decided to shoot the recording of one relatively simple and little dirty HiHat pattern I did for a future Sound Provider Soundbank. On this pattern I use the Ibanez TK999 Tube King Distortion, then the Boss DD8 Delay in Standard mode , On the console I send the signal to the Mutron Phaser, I keep around 40% of the dry signal in the middle and send the Phasor A to the left and the B to the right, I really like the modulation the phasor add to the signal.
If I have time I will try to shoot more stuff through the Bi-Phase.

Leonard de Leonard"

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

New Ubu Noir Mu-Tron clone with Acidlab Drumatix

Published on Sep 16, 2015 ] Duplan [

"This is a pedal made by my neighbour who... makes pedals under the name of UBU NOIR
It's a Mu-Tron III clone and it sounds real good !"

Note this is the first UBU NOIR post on the site. Great name!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

MOTU MegaSynth™ Turn your guitar into a synthesizer & MicroB & MicroG Poly Octave Generators

Published on Jun 23, 2015 motuTV

"MegaSynth combines polyphonic octave generation with flexible signal routing, envelopes, LFOS, a pattern generator and macros. Input your guitar — or any signal — and let the synthesis mayhem begin!"

MicroB™ Polyphonic octave generator for bass

Published on Jun 23, 2015

"Tuned for bass guitar, MicroB lets you get your Funkadelic on, with that classic bass sound from the 70's made popular by Parliament. But that's just the beginning with this synth processor."

MicroG™ Polyphonic octave generator for guitar

Published on Jun 23, 2015

"MicroG is a subtractive synth processor that emulates polyphonic octave generators (POGs) streamlined for guitar. Try it on vocals, instruments or any type of signal for truly unique effects!"

Monday, July 28, 2014


Published on Jul 28, 2014 LESINDES

"legendary stereo phaser Mu-Tron Bi-Phase enhances the sounds of Roland V-Synth GT"

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Rare BEIGEL SOUND LAB Envelope Controlled Filter Rack Effects Unit

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via this auction

Anyone know more about these? This is the first one to be featured on the site and this is the first BEIGEL SOUND LAB post. A new old manufacturer to the site.

Update via Eyball Jackson on MATRIXSYNTH Facebook: "biegel = the guy who designed the mu-tron envelope filter"

Turn it on. - Harlem Nights (Analog Electro)

Published on Feb 19, 2014 harlemnightsmusic·41 videos

"Hommage to the great Pet Shop Boys 2013 track 'Axis', their original reminded me of Patrick Cowley. Loved their album. This version is 124 BPM.

Drums: Korg Electribe SX (EMU Drumulator, Roland TR707)
Bass: Sequential Pro One, Minikorg 700S
Synths: Korg Polysix, SCI Prophet 5, Prophet VS, Crumar Performer.
Fx: Vocoder Roland SVC-350, Boss SE70. Mu-tron Phasor II.

Stay tuned!

Wednesday, January 22, 2014


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"This is one of the greatest (and biggest) effects pedals ever made - a genuine vintage Musitronics Mu-tron Bi-Phase. As used by Lee Perry (and many more): this pedal is the real deal..."

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Switched On Walk Through feat. Moog Minitaur, Akai Max49, Mutron Bi-Phase, and DOD 680 Analog Delay

Published on Apr 10, 2013 Switched On·44 videos

"A walk through of our store front in Austin, TX to allow you (the viewer) to quickly glance at some of our inventory.

This round we are using the Akai Max49 to sequence the Moog Minitaur using CV/Gate.
The Minitaur is also being processed with the infamous Mu-Tron Bi-Phase and a DOD 680 Analog Delay.

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Friday, March 15, 2013


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via this auction

"like any Musitronics FX unit, the Mu-tron Flanger is just great, with an amazing vintage sound, from very smooth, to very experimental - it is very, very rare, hardly ever seen in Europe and certainly not at this very fair starting price which is lower even, than the prices seen in USA - where the Musitronics Flanger is on offer, very occasionally.."

Monday, January 07, 2013

1976 MU-TRON BI-PHASE V SN 04674 with Patch Sheets

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"For your consideration is this vintage 1976 Musitronics Mu-Tron Bi-Phase electric guitar phaser effects pedal. This particular example, (serial number 04674), is in excellent all original condition and includes the original C-100 Opti-Pot control pedal (serial number 1428). With significant provenance, this unit belonged to Elektra Records (with Elektra labeled inventory numbers 1190 and 1193) and was used by numerous artists on dozens of classic records. While no exact list was documented nor compiled by studio engineers, the potential list of artists who had access to this unit reads like who's who of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, including; Bob Dylan, Queen, The Stooges, Television, The Cars, Tom Waits, X, Metallica, Jackson Browne, and The Eagles..."

Friday, April 06, 2012

Vintage Musitronics Mu-Tron III Envelope-Filter

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via this auction

See the seller's other items for more.

"Three selectable filter types: Low Pass, Band Pass, and High Pass. Peak and Gain potentiometers. Filter trigger response is variable from low frequency to high frequency or vice versa. Runs on two 9-volt batteries, or Musitronics PS-1 power supply."

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