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Friday, April 19, 2024

Mini Mogue for the Korg Wavestate


video upload by Robust American Patches

"This video demonstrates 7 performances from Mini Mogue...Our brand new, soon to be released collection of performances, programs and a custom sample bank for the complete family of Wavestate synthesizers. This collection includes a custom sample bank as well as 50+ performances and 114 programs. This page will be updated when the final product is released so check back here or pay us a visit at the link below.

Visit us at https://www.robustamericanpatches.com/ for more info...

Thanks for Watching!!!"

Update:

Mini Mogue for the Korg Wavestate (Demos Part 2)


"This video demonstrates a number of performances from Mini Mogue...Our brand new, soon to be released collection of performances, programs and a custom sample bank for the complete family of Wavestate synthesizers. This collection includes a custom sample bank as well as 50+ performances and 114+ programs. This page will be updated when the final product is released so check back here or pay us a visit at the link below.

Visit us at https://www.robustamericanpatches.com/ for more info...

Thanks for Watching!!!"

Robust American Patches Auto Rhythmica for the KORG Wavestate Demos


video upload by Robust American Patches

Update: new videos added.

Playlist:
Auto Rhythmica for the Korg Wavestate: Timpani Bombs Demo
Auto Rhythmica for the Korg Wavestate: Strictly Taboo Demo
Auto Rhythmica for the Korg Wavestate: Heavy Levee Demo

"These videos demonstrate our new drum and percussion performances from 'Auto Rhythmica'. Our (soon to be released) brand new bank of drum and percussion sequences for the complete Korg Wavestate lineup!

You might ask yourself, 'What am I looking at?' when watching these video demonstrations. Sorry, we tried to make the mod knob actions easy to see and hear in these videos. The mod knob automation lanes are labeled but you may need to view these videos in full screen mode to make them easier on the eyes. The videos demonstrate just a few of the mod knob modulations, each performance has more under the hood than we could possibly demonstrate in 90 or so seconds. As always, absolutely no talking!!!

Visit us at robustamericanpatches.com for more info...

Thanks for watching!"

SynTesla MOD-L1 Eurorack to Line Level Convertor with Spectrum Visualizer


video upload by SynTesla

Update: video is back for those that missed it.

"An audio spectrum analyser displays the frequency and level of the outgoing signal. The OLED screen offers very fine resolution and good detail rendition.

The small size of the screen is compensated for by a beautifully crafted optical magnifier, which gives this module a distinct appearance and an incredible look.

The audio spectrum analyser offers 10 different viewing programs selectable via a front-panel button.

- 4 output levels: Direct, -5dB, -10dB, -15dB
- 10 display programmes
- 6.35 jack output
- High-quality optical element
- Oled screen
- Requires 5V supply from powerbus

Availability : second half of 2024 through SynTesla.com

00:00. Presentation
00:28. Connecting
00:40. Attenuation Pad Selector.
01:07. Spectrum Visualizer."

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

New MOOG MUSE - 1st Video & Audio Demo by Mike Dean





Update: screen grab in case the video disappears.

Rumored specs:

Moog MUSE poly synth with 8 Matriarch voices, effects and presets.
MOOG MUSE
8 VOICE
Bi Timbral
2 VCOs
Ladder filte
r PATCH BANK W/T PRESETS
BBD bucket brigade delay
61 keys fatar
RING MOD
OVERLOAD


Some backgound on Mike Dean:

via Discogs

"Pioneer hip-hop producer from Houston, Texas. Mike has his own labels called Dean's List and M.W.A. Engineer at Dean's List House Of Hits."

via Wikipedia:

"Michael George Dean (born March 1, 1965) is an American record producer, audio engineer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for his synthesizer-heavy instrumentation and audio mixing for high-profile music industry artists. He began his career in 1992, producing albums for rappers such as Scarface, Willie D, and Geto Boys, but has since worked on records for artists including the Weeknd, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Travis Scott, Jay-Z, Drake, Madonna, Selena Gomez, and Lana Del Rey, among others. As a non-vocal lead artist, Dean has released four solo studio albums: 4:20 (2020), 4:22 (2021), Smoke State 42222 (2022), and 4:23 (2023)."

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Moog Polymoog SN 2102

Note: Auction links are affiliate links for which the site may be compensated.


via this auction

"This is a holy grail synth. Truly the heart of early Gary Numan/Tubeway Army's sound. This was Moog's first attempt at a proper polyphonic synth. It is a real classic! Two oscillators per voice, a stunning filter, and an unrivaled warmth are the key to the Polymoog's lasting mystique. These rarely come around, so take advantage of this opportunity! In very good condition, tested and found to be functioning as it should. Comes with the original foot pedals."

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

Vintage VST - Behringer's New Free Soft Synth


Free Synth - Vintage by Behringer (No Talking) video upload by Elektronick Musick

"Stand on the Shoulders of Giants

Get classic subtractive synthesis and retro sounding filters with the Behringer VINTAGE PLUGIN! Download this completely free plugin today (yes, you read that right) and help the Playing for Change Foundation who support music education.

Legendary Tone

The VINTAGE is packed with all the features you need to effortlessly get those lush, classic synth tones that made the 70s and 80s roar or you can also create your own wild patches! And when we say “all the features” we mean it.
Sine, square, saw, and noise waveforms
Lowpass, bandpass, highpass, and notch modes
Dual LFO with controls for rate, attack delay and retrig

Synthesizer engine based on meticulous modelling of the analog circuitry of legendary vintage synthesizers
Carefully crafted UI for intuitive sound sculpting and vast sonic possibilities
Two high-quality oscillators with hard sync function and selectable waveform: sine, square, saw, noise and sub-oscillator
Pulse width modulation of square wave oscillator
Two versatile filters featuring 12/24 dB switchable lowpass, bandpass, highpass, notch and formant modes, plus selectable drive curves for lush harmonic saturation
Filter ADSR controls are easily accessible on the main UI and a flexible routing scheme allows for serial or parallel filtering
Noise generator with Color knob controlling low pass cut-off
Following the filters two amplitude modules allows for panning and levelling with controllable ADSR envelope
Powerful dual LFO to modulate Oscillator, Filters and Amplifiers. The two LFOs have separate controls for rate, attack, delay, retrig and waveform, which encompass triangle, sine, random and square wave with pulse width control"

https://plugins.musictribe.com/behrin...

Update via the comments: "The page is down but the link is still live. https://mediadl.musictribe.com/download/software/behringer/plugin/Behringer-Vintage-Win-1.0.1%2B115.exe"

Arturia Introduces the AstroLab - Avant-Garde Stage Keyboard


video upload by Arturia

Update: new user videos added below.

Sunday, April 07, 2024

New Moog Muse 8 Voice Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer in the Works?




Visible Controls:

Oscillator 2
Oscillator 1>2 Cross Mod w/ ammount knob?
Frequency knob
16' 8' 4' 2' Octave Range switch
Triangle to Sawtooth shape knob
Pulsewidth knob w/ PWM input
Wave Mix - mod input for the waveshapes or additional waveforms? Note the five marks.

Mixer Section with Sliders for:
OSC 1
RING MOD
OSC 2
MOD OSC
NOISE
OVERLOAD

KEBOARD Tracking on right for the filter?

ARPEGGIATOR



Two new images. Note the five slider caps match above.

Follow-up to this post.

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Moog Slim Phatty Korg Monologue Dark Analog Sequence Synthesizer Rik Marston


video upload by Rik Marston Official

"Sample Pack demonstration by Rik Marston
*Watch in HD!* *NO Talking!* *Turn it up!*

My Etsy store: AhnyxianSoundDesign
https://www.etsy.com/shop/AhnyxianSou..."

Saturday, March 30, 2024

LEPLOOP DRUM MACHINE IMPROV IN A HOTEL IN MUNICH


video upload by Why Drums

"A free improvisation with the LEPLOOP, recording through the OP-Z into a laptop, and using a little bit of reverb from the OP-Z. What a brilliant instrument."

https://www.leploop.org/

Update:

LEPLOOP LIVE WITH T REX REPLICATOR TAPE DELAY

video upload by

"A live jam with the LEPLOOP and a great tape delay pedal- The T-Rex Replicator. I love the weird harmony the LEPLOOP is doing, which of course I will never be able to create ever again. OH WELL! Fun, anyway."

Friday, March 29, 2024

Waldorf Microwave Rev A V2.0 w/ Access Programmer SN B19500333

Note: Auction links are affiliate links for which the site may be compensated.


via this listing

Update: link fixed

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Befaco - Octaves VCO


video upload by Befacosynth

"A harsh and funky take of an additive Oscillator.
Pile up multiplications of your frequency to get a lo-fi-retro wall of squared sound!
You get six doubled frequency pulses, or octaves, with common PWM and volume control for each of them.
The output of each is cascaded to the next one, so you can either have one output with all frequencies or break the chain and get several sums and modulate each independently!"

Update: and video from Divkid directly below. Also see mylarmelodies' Molten Music Technology video here.

A harsh & funky take on an additive oscillator // Octaves VCO from Befaco

video upload by DivKid

"Here we have what Befaco say is "a harsh and funky take on an additive oscillator" as it has individual harmonics or partials and VCAs to modulate them. However the idea of harmonics here is replaced with 6 octaves of square waves. It's an analog design with a triangle core oscillator that through frequency doublers give 6 octaves to work with, each turned into squares that respond to PWM. An onboard mixer allows for blending these squares, you can break out into new tones with self patching, or make multi-layered wide frequency spanning voices from the individual outs."

*TIMING INDEX // CHAPTERS*
00:00 Hello & patch previews
01:10 Feature run down
02:44 Raw sound demo
03:43 Polymetric percussive octave riffs! (my favourite thing)
06:05 Self patched additive synth style sounds
08:13 Huge stereo drones
10:11 PWM at audiorate - tearing additive octaves
11:51 Exploring sync tones + upper octave overtones
13:42 Sub octaves, not just higher octaves
16:01 Noisy FM percussion
18:09 Randomised additives - modulating octave blends per note
19:24 Alarms, pacman & phone chirps - Octaves VCO as a modulator

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Eko Ekosynth 1970s Italian Monosynth

Note: Auction links are affiliate links for which the site may be compensated.
video upload by percussionologist

Update:



SN 0152 via this listing

"Legendary and very rare 1970s Eko Ekosynth - analog Italian Monosynth.

Working but needs some attention. See attached video for full demonstration of current working condition.

Some keys sticking, drone in the background of the sound.

Capable of extremely far out sounds with the audio rate LFO assignable to multiple functions.

Synth was working perfectly up until about 3months ago (apart from the sticking keys) and has just developed the issues."

Hohner K4 String Synthesizer kosmische phaserings

Note: Auction links are affiliate links for which the site may be compensated.
video upload by Blake Helton

Update:



via this listing

"Hohner String Synth from late 70s made by Italian company Elex who made other string synths for Farfisa, Logan and whoever else asked them to build a model. if they asked real nice.

This thing is in awesome shape and sounds like a poor man’s ARP String Ensemble/Eminent Solina. Much closer to the functionality and sound of an Elka Rhapsody 490 but I think the ensemble modulation sounds thicker. The lowest F# not working when just using cello sound. Could be a case of reseating one of the socketed ICs. Your basic divide-down synth. The power supply has been recapped and some other cap replacements. I added a mod so you can dial in or remove the ensemble modulation. Gives another sound set for some combo organ type vibrato-less sounds. Separate power supply/swell pedal.

With the power supply/vol pedal, this is kind of heavy so would prefer to meet somewhere in the Atlanta area. Of course I offer shipping as well for a flat rate.

Run this gal thru some phaser and start working on that horror movie soundtrack or Klaus Schulze-inspired kozmik voyages. Very easy to work on but you wont need to do anything to enjoy immediately."

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Introducing Vongon: Replay // Polyphonic Synth & Muti-Mode Arpeggiator


video upload by MAS Distro

Update: new demos added below.

"Join us as we embark on a sonic journey with Replay, a new polyphonic synthesizer and multi-mode arpeggiator from Vongon. First up we test its prowess in the realm of synthwave - spoiler alert: it excels! In the latter half, we delve into the interface and its versatile capabilities complete with an immersive sound exploration, unleashing the arpeggiator and tweaking various parameters for a mesmerizing experience. Video and music production crafted by DeadMidi.

Gear Used:
Vongon Replay Polyphonic Synth/Arpeggiator
Vongon Polyphrase Stereo Echo
Vongon Ultrasheer Stereo Pitch Vibrato & Reverb"

Vongon Replay!

video upload by Fireghosting

"Replay is a six-voice polyphonic synthesiser and a little window into synth heaven. Lush pads, tiny plinks, snappy arpeggios, warbling melodies, resonant filters with midi connectivity and a sleek web interface!"

Vongon Replay Virtual Analog Synth | Overview + Exploration

video upload by Sarah Belle Reid

"A demo and walkthrough of the new polysynth Replay, by Vongon. Replay is a 6-voice polyphonic synthesizer with a compact form factor that takes inspiration from classic poly synths from the 1980s, like the Roland Juno series + the Korg Polysix.

This video includes an overview of what Replay is and how it works, along with a number of sound examples demonstrating Replay on its own and in combination with FX pedals, to create a wide range of sounds from classic synth leads, pads, and arpeggios to more experimental textures and noisy sound worlds."

TIMESTAMPS:
00:00 Intro
02:45 Replay Overview & Tour
17:03 Musical Demo
19:09 Filter Experiments on Replay
23:50 Exploring the Arpeggiator
28:00 Combining Replay with FX

Vongon Replay: This synth rules!

video upload by Matt Lowery

"Today we take the beautiful Replay by Vongon out for a spin and also have a conversation about synthesis basics in honor of my five year synth-a-versary. Vongon really hit it out of the park with this instrument and--whether it's your first synth or your 10th-- there's a lot here to love."

VONGON REPLAY Polyphonic Synth & Arpeggiator | Can I write a synth-pop track with it?!

video upload by Ambient Endeavors

"Man, I just love gear that makes you approach writing differently. That reminds you how fun it can be to find new sounds and feels, explore new ways of composing. And today, the new Vongon Electronics REPLAY is doing that for me - a super fun, approachable, compact polyphonic synth and arpeggiator."



via Perfect Circuit

"The Replay is the first synthesizer offering from boutique pedal designers Vongon, offering a six-voice virtual analog sound engine with multi-mode arpeggiator. Inspired by beloved keyboard synths of the early 80s like the Roland Juno and Korg Polysix, the Replay faithfully delivers warm and lush vintage timbres in a compact package that drips with modern aesthetics and utility. In Replay, Vongon has struck an impressive balance between scope of features, user experience, and overall sound quality. The result is an instrument that sounds wonderfully rich and nostalgia-laden, with an interface that is easy to understand - perfectly approachable for a beginning synthesist, yet deep enough to inspire veteran wigglers to explore the edges of its capabilities.

Replay's front panel is incredibly straightforward, with simple controls for its primary functions conveniently accessible. Additional options are selected via the "secret menu" alt functions. At the heart of Replay's sound engine are multiple selectable waveforms for its primary oscillator, with ramp, square, triangle, and sine modes. Noise amount, pulse width modulation, and LFO pitch modulation offer further timbral manipulations before passing to the four-pole, low-pass filter. Highly resonant and warm, the filter includes modulation depth controls from the primary envelope, keyboard tracking, and the LFO. The VCA features options for maximum amplitude and modulation source. An organic and responsive ADSR envelope and the on-board LFO round out this straightforward voice, with flexible modulation routing options between the main controls and alt functions.

The multimode arpeggiator on the Replay opens up a variety of fun and engaging options for controlling the synthesizer voice. Latch and keyed modes, in addition to the three poly modes available on the alt functions, offer a variety of ways for creating snappy and spiraling arpeggios and fuzzy, morphing pads. Up/Down, order, and random modes provide further ways to organize pitch material. The alt functions allow the LFO to be clocked by the ARP speed, creating rhythmically modulated phrases that are a joy to get lost in.

All in all, the Vongon Replay delivers a premium virtual analog experience that feels streamlined and purpose-built for getting beautiful analog sounds quickly. With plenty of depth in sound color and just the right amount of tricks up its sleeve to keep you immersed in music making rather than menu diving, the Replay is sure to become a go-to instrument for lush pads and other classic synth timbres. Its physical design is beautifully simple, and the responsive feel of its Cherry MX keys invite playful interaction that is hard to put down. Of course, the Replay is a lovely source for running through Vongon pedals, creating an instant synthwave or soundtrack machine paired with an Ultrasheer or Polyphrase. If you're needing a straightforward synth with limitless sonic charm, the Vongon Replay is a wonderful choice.

Sunday, March 17, 2024

THE KIMOPHONE - Saxophone Meets Keytar by Kimo Lobo


video upload by kimo lobo

Note this viddo is from 10 years ago.

"The KIMOPHONE is a breath controlled MIDI instrument that is one of a family of new musical instruments created by Kimo Lobo. Also introduced in this video is a MIDI Melodica, a PIATAR and a PIACELLO as well as the two-manual breath-controlled KIMOCORDION. These instruments are all prototypes and are the only ones in the world."

Thanks to Tom at Palmer's East for this one.

Catching Feelings on the Kimophone

video upload by kimo lobo

"I was recently contacted by the tv show Shark Tank and asked to make a 10 minute video pitching my Kimophone to the Sharks. This clip is the first couple minutes of that video. It is me playing the Justin Bieber song CATCHING FEELINGS on the Kimophone using a tenor sax sound alternating with electric guitar. Unfortunately the Sharks never chose to have me on the show so I decided to put this clip on Youtube since I've always really liked this song. Hope you enjoy it."

And the PIATAR:

PIATAR by Kimo Lobo

video upload by kimo lobo

"The PIATAR is a new musical instrument developed by Kimo Lobo. The PIATAR in this video is the only one in the world. It features a two octave MIDI keyboard and six strumable strings in an ornate wooden case. The left hand plays chords on the keyboard and the right hand strums or finger picks the strings. Chords are re-voiced in any of three neck positions. The sound is limited only to the MIDI sample library available. This demo uses a Roland steel six string guitar sample from an XV5080. Thanks to Charlie Labs for their wonderful Digitar."

Update:

Jim's interview on American Dream TV

video upload by Veronica Wolfe

"Here is Jim's interview on American Dream TV with Margo Allan."

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Olivella GRAVEDAD | Waveshaping explorations


video upload by Olivella Mod

"Headphones or stereo speakers recommended 🎧

Part one of a self-patching exploration of the sonic possibilities within GRAVEDAD, monitoring both MASS outputs in stereo. No effects used.

Olivella Modular | Eurorack synthesizer modules designed and made in Argentina.
For retailers, contact and more info, visit https://www.olivellamodular.com/

Thanks for watching!"

Update:

Olivella GRAVEDAD | Waveshaping explorations (Part 2)


"Part two of a self-patching exploration of the sonic possibilities within GRAVEDAD, monitoring both MASS outputs in stereo. No effects were used."

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Cherry Audio Moog Series III VST Spotted



This one was spotted and sent in via electraumatisme.

Note the Cherry labels at the bottom of each module. It looks like Cherry/MRB

You can see it for yourself at 24:04 in this video.

Update: according to Atomic Shadow this actually appears to be the currently availabile VM900 Collection.

You can find videos dating back to 2021 here, intro video here. I'm not finding any videos mentioning the VM900 after 2021.

If anyone knows otherwise, feel free to leave a comment.

Update2 via Robert Saint John in the comments: "[Atomic Shadow] is correct, this is simply the Cherry Audio/MRB bundle of VM900 modules for Cherry Audio’s Voltage Modular platform, released in October 2021. We have not announced any plans to release this as a standalone or VST instrument"

Friday, March 08, 2024

► 200+ creative presets for the flexible Polybrute (1/2) // VERSATILITY DEMO.


video upload by Jexus (sounds-for-synths.com)

"😎 Thoughts & info: https://sounds-for-synths.com/arturia... || Get this soundpack with 200+ custom presets and all sequences"

Update: Polybrute by Jexus ► unique & nuanced sounds (2/2)

Friday, March 01, 2024

SynthEast 2024 Walkthrough 360


video upload by Molten Music Technology

"A walk through the Norwich Arts Centre during the Synth East event on Saturday, the 24th of February, 2024."

Synth East 2024 Highlights


"Synth East was a fantastic weekend of synths, modular and music with great company in the best community you could find. Held in Norwich from the 23rd to the 25th of February, here is what you missed."

https://syntheast.com/

Update: additional videos:

Synth East 2024 All-Star Patch-off


"Take six modular performers, randomly pick out pairs and then force them to improvise a jam for fifteen minutes. Only available at Synth East.

Featuring:
Jason Jervis
Nina Richards
Robin Vincent
Gaz Williams
Mylar Melodies
Steve Davis"

Synth East 2024 - Mylar Melodies, Robin Vincent and Gaz Williams - "The Influencers"


"A live improvised 30-minute jam from modular performers Mylar Melodies, Robin Vincent and Gaz Williams as part of the Synth East event at the Norwich Arts Centre on 24th February 2024. Steve called us 'The Influencers' - I'm not sure about that but we do seem to cost people money with our inspirational modular musings."
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