Showing posts with label Synth Cats. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Synth Cats. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Cherry Audio Announces the Rebirth of the Long-Awaited Chroma Synthesizer


1. Cherry Audio | Chroma Synthesizer

2. Cherry Audio | Chroma Classics Preset Pack
Chroma Classics Preset Pack for Chroma features an additional 100 phenomenal presets by Cherry Audio's Director of Sound Design, James Terris, blending vintage tones with a contemporary feel.
3. Cherry Audio | The Story of Chroma
"Dive into the captivating history of the Rhodes Chroma synthesizer with "The Story of Chroma," a documentary that traces its revolutionary path from the final days of ARP Instruments to its celebrated release by Rhodes in 1982. This compelling video brings to life the innovative spirit of the Chroma through the firsthand accounts of those who stood at the forefront of its creation. Hear from Dr. Tom Rhea, a renowned electronic music historian, Michael Brigida, a dedicated ARP and Rhodes product specialist, and Mary Lock, the esteemed service manager for both companies, as they recount the synthesizer's development, challenges, and triumphs. Featuring exclusive interviews and insights, this documentary not only explores the technical breakthroughs and musical possibilities the Chroma introduced but also celebrates its enduring legacy and the recent resurgence through Cherry Audio’s efforts. Witness the story of a musical marvel that continues to inspire innovation and creativity in the world of music.

Produced by Daniel Keller
Editing and graphics by Mal Meehan
Music by James Terris"
4. Cherry Audio | Introduction to Chroma Synthesizer
Synth designer Mitchell Sigman of Cherry Audio introduces Chroma, Cherry Audio's virtual instrument that emulates the 1982 Rhodes Chroma polyphonic analog synthesizer and its Expander unit.

Online User Guide at

0:10 Introduction
1:18 User Interface Basics
4:44 Voice Architecture and Patch Configuration
9:43 The Chroma Arpeggiator
11:37 Sweep Generators (the LFOs)
17:02 Envelope Generators
19:46 Chroma CPU Usage
Cherry Audio Chroma User Videos

1. Cherry Audio Chroma: A demo + tutorial of an elusive analog synth - CatSynth TV - Patreon
We take a deep dive into Cherry Audio's new Chroma, a meticulous recreation of the legendary and elusive Rhodes Chroma. It was a polyphonic analog synthesizer that came with some unique features, notably the ability to reconfigure the signal path among its oscillators, filters, and VCAs, opening up a wider range of sound possibilities. Cherry Audio's version combines these features with a modern user interface that allows direct manipulation of the parameters (unlike the original with a single data slider), and adds a full-featured effects section. We go over the expansive feature set of this instrument, showing you how each feature works and how to use them to make your own sounds.

00:00 Introduction
00:27 History of the Chroma synthesizer
01:38 Presenting the Cherry Audio Chroma
02:39 Oscillator features
06:56 Filter features
11:17 VCA features
12:42 Dual Layers configuration
16:49 Dual Layers + Oscillator Sync
18:47 Dual Layers + Ring Modulation
21:13 Filter FM
23:54 Parallel Filters
26:09 Parallel Filters + Oscillator Sync
27:04 Series Filters
31:44 Effects section
32:38 Factory Presets
39:41 Conclusion
2. Cherry Audio Chroma Expander Sounds of Chaos Beauty Virtual Synthesizer - Rik Marston Official - AhnyxianSoundDesign

3. Cherry Audio Chroma Expander Sounds of Light & Darkness Virtual Synthesizer VST - Rik Marston Official - AhnyxianSoundDesign

Press release follows:

May 14, 2024: Cherry Audio is excited to unveil Chroma, a groundbreaking virtual instrument that brings the legendary sounds of the 1982 Rhodes Chroma into the digital age.

Saturday, April 06, 2024

Sequential Pro 3 Multi-filter Mono Synth w/ Original Box

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via this listing

"This listing is for a like new Sequential Pro 3 Multi-filter Mono Synth. Unit was purchased new and has approximately 100 hours of use. It is free of physical scratches/blemishes of any kind. It is 100% operational and comes with all original documentation and cables.

Unit will be double boxed with all original packaging.

Cat not included."

Sunday, March 10, 2024

'Centaur' Ambient with Wavestate, Iridium, Prophet 10 & Minifreak

video upload by Martin Stürtzer

"This is just a little Sunday treat for you, because I am not able to do a livestream today. The track starts with a pad from the Korg Wavestate, which I used as in its native plugin version. The following sequence uses the wavetable engines of Waldorf’s Iridium. The bass is from the Prophet 10 and the lead melody from the Arturia Minifreak. Effects are U-He Color Copy, Valhalla DSP Shimmer.

Neptun went into a hyperactive state when I started the recording, he played a note (this time in key!) at 03:19

Live in Wuppertal: 22.03.2024:
Live at Open Ground / Wuppertal: 29.03.2024:"

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Forzando! (Syntakt, Digitone, Analog Heat +FX)

video upload by Speldosa

"This is the second song I've created using the Syntakt and Digitone in conjunction. I really feel that they complement each other quite well."

This one is in via Soviet Space Child.

Cat attack! (Syntakt, Digitone, Osmose, Analog Heat +FX, and Boss RV-6)

video upload by Speldosa

Working hard on the Waldorf M

video upload by Maffez Synthmods

"MAx is working hard on the Waldorf M - curious what he'll come up with!"

Monday, February 05, 2024

Ambient Liveset (Home Concert 59)

video upload by Martin Stürtzer

"Welcome to the 59th edition of my Home Concert series. In this set I present five new Ambient tracks. I used a few instruments, which I had not in my studio for a while. Like the Moogerfooger Ringmodulator, the Modular system and the Waldorf Microwave 1 (in the rack off screen). Music was arranged in Bitwig using midi for the hardware synths and also a few software instruments. My main controller is the Midi Fighter Twister with a script for Bitwig.

Live in Wuppertal: 22.03.2024:"

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Plinky + Strymon Big Sky + OP-Z

video upload by Stevie Mack

Plinky + Strymon Big Sky + PO -12 Rhythm

Sunday, January 14, 2024

Ambient Night 15 (Music production with Luftrum Ambient 3 for Omnisphere)

video upload by Martin Stürtzer

The kitty approves.

"It is time for another Ambient Night! In this session I am going to create new Ambient music without sequences and beats using Luftrum Ambient 3 for Omnisphere.

If you use the code pheliosambient3, you get 20% off for the next 48 hours:"

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

1972 muSonics Moog Sonic V Signed by Bob Moog in 1987

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via this auction

"Musonics (properly spelled "muSonics", per its trademark), was a synth manufacturer that existed briefly in the late 1960s. It is notable for the fact that its owner, Bill Waytena, bought Moog Music from Bob Moog in 1970. Waytena created Musonics in 1967 or '68, with the idea that he would market a synth as a home entertainment device, a market that Waytena saw as much larger than the professional musician market. He hired ex-Moog employee Gene Zumchak to design a synth called the Sonic V. However, the synth did not sell, and Waytena reasoned that it needed a well-known brand name for marketing purposes. In 1969 he learned that Bob Moog's existing company, R. A. Moog, was in financial trouble, and arranged to buy the company from Moog in 1970. He then merged Musonics with it. Thus, Waytena became the owner of the first incarnation of Moog Music. The merged companies were first called Moog/Musonics, changing to Moog Music in 1972. The Sonic V was Musonics' only product prior to the merger. Post-merger, Bob Moog took the design and made a few improvements, fitting it into an integrated flight case design that had been proposed during theMinimoogprototyping stage. This became theSonic Six, a model that Moog himself subsequently often used for public lectures and demonstrations. The Sonic V is virtually the same but it has the diode ladder filter, same as found in the EMS VCS3. People that have owned both the Sonic V and the Sonic 6, claim there's something special about the way the Sonic V sounds. This is currently being carefully restored as this one is signed by Bob Moog, dated 2/87, there were less than 100 of these ever made and far few of those are probably still even around. This is also getting a cinch jones conversion to cv/gate."

Sunday, December 17, 2023

'Aristophanes' Dub Ambient (Syntakt, Digitakt, OB-6, Prophet 10 , Pulse 2)

video upload by Martin Stürtzer

"Setup of this track: The Digitakt plays the drums and controls the OB-6 (Track 9), Prophet 10 (Track 10) and the Waldorf Pulse 2 (Track 11) over midi. The Syntakt plays the first sequence (Track 1), the pad (Track 2) and the lead sound (Track 5). The Midi Fighter Twister controls the levels in Bitwig and the effects, which are Valhalla DSP Delay, Supermassive and Vintage Verb.

2934 Aristophanes /ˌærɪˈstɒfəniːz/, provisional designation 4006 P-L, is a carbonaceous Veritasian asteroid from the outer regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 22 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered during the Palomar–Leiden survey in 1960, and later named after ancient Greek dramatist Aristophanes."

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

STALKER тест с midi клавиатурой

video upload by SynthCone

"Тест обновленного синтезатора STALKER
Управление синтезатором при помощи midi клавиатуры через комп, играть на клавишах я не умел и не умею, так что представьте что это не я, а пьяный слесарь на детском утреннике в гаражном депо №10

You can buy all of these synths from the SynthCone store on the Boosty website. Write to me in all possible social networks, I will answer your questions.



Side Note: Stalker is a great film.

Monday, November 20, 2023

VGM #210: Suika Game [スイカゲーム] // Main Theme

video upload by Amie Waters

"Make the fruits kiss. Make the fruits kiss. Make the fruits kiss.
Thumbnail art by: @James--.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Midiverse Modular - Working on something new...

video upload by Midiverse - TV

"What's up everybody? Welcome to Midiverse - TV! We've been hard at work on a new eurorack module collobaration project with our friend Cory.

Stay tuned, as an official module announcement is coming soon!"

Vinny's Controlled Filter synth cat module.

via Midiverse Reverb

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Friday, October 20, 2023

NPC ONE (Bad Gear)

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 the Akai MPC ONE. Is this groovebox, music production platform and successor to legendary instruments like the Akai MPC 60 and MPC 2000 and sibling to the more upscale models Akai MPC Live and Akai MPC X on par with its competitors like the Elektron Octatrack and even software solutions like Ableton Live or FL Studio? Is it NPC ONE???"

00:00 Intro tune
00:55 Overview MPC ONE
01:57 Is it still a real MPC??? (Old School Workflow)
02:09 Sampling
02:16 Ratchets
02:20 Keygroups
02:28 MPC Structure (Sequences, Tracks, Instruments)
02:50 Midi Out, CV, Audiotracks, Timestretching, Looper
03:09 AutoSampling
03:14 Software Instruments, Limitations
04:02 Midi, Arpeggiator, Step Sequencer, Piano Roll
04:31 Many, many Windows... (Tracks, Mixer, FX)
04:53 More Limitations
05:10 Differences to other MPCs
05:22 What else??? (Pricing, Thanks)
05:41 Hate
06:04 Jam 1 (Dytopian Beat)
07:02 Jam 2 (Hardware House)
08:08 Finale (Rave'n'Roll)
08:40 Verdict

Monday, October 16, 2023

Lullabies || Arturia Polybrute, Novation Peak, Korg Wavestate

video upload by Mike Lewis

"My custom made presets for the Novation Peak:"

Sunday, October 15, 2023

The New Roland GAIA 2: A Full Review

video upload by Scott's Synth Stuff

"In this video I do a full review on the new Roland GAIA 2. I explain and demonstrate all the different features, talk about what I like and dislike about the synth, and give you my overall verdict.

My comparison video on the GAIA vs the GAIA 2:"

Comparison: The Classic SH-01 GAIA vs the new GAIA 2

video upload by Scott's Synth Stuff

"Roland has released the new GAIA 2 synthesizer, and it's a good one. The original SH-01 GAIA was an absolute classic - it was in production for 13 years! How worthy a successor is the new GAIA 2? I compare the two synths, show the lineage the new GAIA 2 has inherited from the old GAIA, and demonstrate some of the new features. Then I explain WHY I bought the new GAIA 2!"

Friday, September 29, 2023

Behringer CAT - a recreation of a legendary analog synth

video upload by CatSynth TV

"Meow! We present the "CAT", an analog recreation of the infamous Octave CAT (a favorite of ours here at CatSynth). We go through all of its features, including those from the original and the additional MIDI and CV support.

00:00 Introduction
00:33 Overview
01:37 The VCOs
04:22 VCF
07:52 VCO cross-modulation
09:31 VCO hard sync
11:45 Connecting the CAT to a Eurorack modular system (Make Noise Rene, Tempi, and Maths)

Please also check out our detailed demo of the original Octave CAT: [4th video here]

Please consider supporting this channel to help us bring you more synthesizer tutorials and other content.
Patreon: Ko-Fi:"

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Touch screen drums ( M8 bundle in description )

video upload by Avrilcadabra

"Want to try this on your M8 you can.

Just messing with wavesynth and touch screen to manipulate parameters in a musical way.

Here is the link"

Sunday, September 03, 2023

Space Ambient liveset (Home Concert 54)

video upload by Martin Stürtzer

Friday, September 01, 2023

Midiverse Modular / One of a Kind Pet Rescue

video upload by Midiverse - TV

"What's up everybody? Welcome to Midiverse - TV! We're now shipping six new Eurorack modules consisting of a VCO, VCF, Dual VCA, Quad Envelope, Slew LFO, and a Utility Mixer.

15% of the proceeds from this collection of modules will be donated to One of a Kind Pet Rescue in Akron, OH. OOAK Pet Rescue is a “no kill”/no-time-limit shelter which rescues animals from a variety of dangerous situations. There’s also no-time-limit on this project in the sense that it’s not merely a one time donation, but will apply to the life-span of this particular collection of modules.

Available at -
Midiverse Reverb

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