Showing posts with label theremin. Show all posts
Showing posts with label theremin. Show all posts

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Guitar and Theremin

video upload by VintageTEK Museum

This one was spotted and sent in via John L Rice.

Anyone recognize the theremin?

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Big Briar Etherwave Theremin SN 5504

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via this auction

Use this code on checkout for $30 off orders of $100 or more from now until December 31: MATRIX30

Pre new Moog theremin by Bob Moog's Big Briar.

According to the listing: "I believe this is from the 1990s judging from the serial number."

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Love Hultรฉn - another synth another custom

video upload by Love Hultรฉn


tape echo
plasma gimmick =)

Friday, November 11, 2022

Playing A Car With A Theremin - THE THEREMINI -

video upload by

Monday, November 07, 2022

LinnStrument Theremin, played by Roger Linn

video upload by Roger Linn

"LinnStrument, theremin, Roger Linn, Roger Linn Design, MPE, MPE controller, expressive controller"

Monday, October 31, 2022

Midnight Theremin ๐Ÿฆ‡ | Carolina Eyck

video upload by Carolina Eyck

"๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ญ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ต๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ง๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜จ๐˜ฉ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฌ๐˜บ, ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ข ๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ต...

Happy Halloween everyone! Rarely do I lean into the ‘haunted-sounds’ reputation that the theremin is known for, but something about this year’s spooky season made me want to indulge in that way with an original composition. ๐ŸŽƒ

Carolina Eyck – theremin
A L Costa – art direction


Wednesday, September 28, 2022


video upload by LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

"In this weeks episode of JunkRockTV i go round London, and made a musical toilet.
JunkRockTV was a passion project @Youth Hymns Dirty Films and I did a few years ago and we are very pleased to finally show you it!"

Don't miss the radioactive module previously featured here. You can find additional gear featuring radioactive material scattered throughout posts here.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

MIDI Wave Theremin by Horst with DIY Piezo Trigger Pad

video upload by

"This is just a demonstration of the sound. Everything else is here"

Midi Theremin made in Australia !

We have a beautiful Midi Theremin for sale and we are shipping to Australia, UK, Canada, Europe, USA and more. If you are considering to buy a Theremin, please take a closer look at our Midi Theremin ...

midi theremin for sale

o Standalone Stereo Theremin

o MIDI Theremin Controller

o MIDI Drum Trigger Interface

o Unique Finger Drum Theremin

o Theremin Controlled 24 db Filter

o Theremin Controlled Ring Modulator

o Automatic Tune and Stabilise

The Midi Theremin in a "nutshell" :

We are exited to introduce you to a revolutionary approach to an old theme. We have re-invented this almost ancient electronic musical instrument and brought it into the 21 century. Using the power of modern electronics, we have unlocked new frontiers and enable you to make creative music in a new way.

Our Midi Theremin is more than just a simple Theremin:

(1) It can be played like a normal Theremin producing audio from a variety of build in oscillators, wave-forms and modulators, to create a multitude of different sounds and effects.

(2) It is also a very flexible Theremin Midi-controller. It is capable of producing a stream of midi messages like pitch-bend-messages, control-messages and note-on/off messages to control other midi-capable instruments or samplers. Using a "trigger-pad" , the Midi Theremin becomes a percussion instrument that can trigger samples and modulate them accurately in various ways.

(3) The Wave Theremin can also be used as a theremin controlled filter and ring-modulator, processing signals from the audio input or internal generators and sending the resulting wave forms to the audio output. The ladder-style self-oscillating 24 dB resonant filter is one of our favorite, allowing you to "play harmonics" in a new way.

A note from the designer:

Obviously this Theremin is more geared towards the "electronic music experimentalist" (like myself) and the Techno performer, and therefore demands it's own niche in the market (Sorry all you Theremin-Purists out there). Having one hand occupied with accurately controlling the pitch, leaves the other hand free to create improvised rhythms or to adjust all those parameters i.e. octave skipping, auto-trigger and volume etc...

Friendly Regards, Horst Gruhle, Design Engineer.

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Douk Audio Mini Digital Theremin w/ Display Screen

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via this auction, also on eBay

Warm tips

1. Because the antenna is small, you may feel that the piano is not sensitive enough. You can buy a large antenna (3.5mm), or connect the original antenna to a metal sheet or metal rod to increase the control range, or directly press the metal block on the original antenna.

2. The pitch control will be relatively stable after the instrument is turned on for 5 minutes.


Variety of function settings: It is equipped with a color screen display, which can display the waveform/time frequency/volume, as well as a pitch indicator and a corresponding piano pitch display, and various function settings can be realized through the panel keys.
Many Voices: There are more than 70 kinds of voices for you to choose from, including more than 20 kinds of traditional Chinese national musical instruments. It's extremely playable and perfect as a gift for a friend.
Self-contained speakers and pluggable antennas: In addition to connecting to audio equipment such as headphones, it can also play sound through the speakers that come with the host. When the audio device is connected, the external speakers will be automatically turned off. The equipped antenna can be unplugged, stretched and retracted, and it is very convenient to store.
Small appearance, easy to charge: The overall appearance is small and exquisite, easy to hold and play. Powered by Type-c interface, you can play anytime and anywhere by plugging in the power bank. It is very convenient to use and has a high cost performance.

Dimensions: 98*70*16mm/3.86*2.76*0.63in
Net Weight: 107g/0.24lb
Package Weight: 300g/0.66lb
Packing List:

1* Theremin
1*Type-c USB cable

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Paia Theremin Theremax Modified Synth SN 0282

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via this auction

"This is a Paia theremax theremin that was modified by Kaiser instruments. It features an envelope filter and oscillator along with a phaser and delay section. External sound sources can be patched in as well to use the onboard effects. Obviously patching the theremin in leaves you sonically curious for hours on end. Killer unit that is extremely unique."

See the Kaiser label at the bottom of this post for more.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

The Doodlestation

video upload by Love Hultรฉn

- Sequential OB-6 module
- Moog DFAM
- Hologram Microcosm
- Theremin setup (Doepfer A-178, Shakmat bard quartet, Milky Way, etc)
- Custom-made MIDI visualizer
- Custom-made Tape Echo
- Custom-made 37 keybed"

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Moog Music @ Superbooth 2022: Live Artist Performances

video uploads by Moog Music Inc

"Moog Music is coming to you live from Superbooth '22 in Berlin, Germany! Tune in for electronic music performances by Dorit Chrysler, Francesca Guccione, Andrรฉe Burelli, and Max Ravitz. Instruments used will include Moog Matriarch, Moog Sound Studio (Mother-32, Subharmonicon, DFAM), Etherwave Theremin, and more."

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Controlling Things with Moog's New Etherwave Theremin

video upload by Reverb

"Now equipped with CV outputs, Moog's Etherwave Theremin is as much a controller as it is a performance instrument. Watch along as Joe takes a closer look!

Download FREE Reverb sample packs here"

Friday, April 15, 2022

Moog Etherwave Theremin Is For You and Your Modular Synth

video upload by Patchwerks

"In this Matthew Piecora (aka EZBOT) demonstrates the new Moog Etherwave Theremin along with a short tutorial on how to use it. After getting acquainted with Theremin Matthew demonstrates how to integrate the Theremin into a Eurorack setup.

Learn more about the Moog Etherwave Theremin here:

For over 60 years, Moog theremins have captured the imagination of players and audiences alike. Most recently over the last two decades, Moog’s Etherwave Standard and Etherwave Plus have set the bar of performance theremin design. Now, the all-time highest selling theremin models get an update to become simply Etherwave Theremin.

With no reeds to blow, no keys to press, and no strings to pluck, the theremin defies all expectations of a musical instrument. It is instead played in a manner that seemingly conjures music from the ether, simply through the motion of the body when close to the instrument. Throughout history, performers have achieved unprecedented expression by mastering this unique connection between the hands, the body, the environment, and the instrument.

The theremin’s elegant simplicity and unparalleled expressivity fueled Bob Moog’s lifelong love affair with the instrument, from building his first theremin at age 14 and completing his final theremin design at age 70. Today, Etherwave Theremin carries on this legacy with a design that is refined for the modern theremin performer.
Demo by :Matthew Piecora
Video by: Matthew Piecora ( EZBOT) and Stephen Ly (Project 32)"

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Meet the New Etherwave Theremin

The Octopus Project | Moog Etherwave video upload by Moog Music Inc

"To debut the new Etherwave Theremin, Austin-based electronica group The Octopus Project performs their original track 'I Saw the Bright Shinies' in a performance filmed in the Moog Sound Lab.

In this performance, Etherwave Theremin takes the stage as both a lead instrument and a CV controller for the Moog Matriarch paraphonic semi-modular analog synth (as a creative way to play its filter). To complement the two distinct theremin applications you see and hear, multi-instrumentalists Yvonne Lambert, Spencer Stephenson, Toto Miranda, and Josh Lambert reimagine the 2007 song using vintage and modern Moog synthesizers: Moog One, Prodigy, Matriarch, Grandmother, Mother-32, DFAM, Subharmonicon.

More about The Octopus Project:"

via Moog Music

"For over 60 years, Moog theremins have captured the imagination of players and audiences alike. Most recently over the last two and a half decades, Etherwave Standard and Etherwave Plus have set the bar for performance theremin design. Now, the all-time best-selling theremin models get an update to become simply Etherwave Theremin.

The new Etherwave Theremin focuses on the preservation of Bob Moog’s legendary theremin circuits to retain all the charm and character that made its predecessors so unique and sought after, while adding a host of new benefits:

Improved bass response and stability in the lowest registers

Updated antenna connections to enable quick assembly and easy removal for travel

Quick-release mic stand adapter for attaching and detaching the instrument from mic stands

Mute control for setting the instrument into a standby mode or used for “pitch preview” via headphones

CV output integration from Etherwave Plus (Gate Out, Pitch Out, Vol. Out) for connecting with other modular, Eurorack, and CV-controlled instruments"

Friday, February 04, 2022

Claravox Tutorial | Dorit Chrysler

video upload by Moog Music Inc

"Join composer, thereminist, and co-founder of the NY Theremin Society Dorit Chrysler for an in-depth guided demonstration through Claravox’s features and functionality.

In this new demo video from Moog, Dorit covers all of the following areas:

00:00 Welcome
03:19 Positioning
03:06 Pitch Antenna Knob
04:42 Volume Antenna Knob
05:58 Calibration
06:55 Pitch Calibration
08:26 Volume Calibration
11:50 Volume Matching Between Traditional and Modern Mode
12:20 Analog Wave Shaper
14:23 Brightness Knob
15:22 Filter Knob
16:30 Delay
17:30 Delay Time
17:49 Delay Feedback
19:26 Software Editor

More about Dorit Chrysler:"

Thursday, December 16, 2021

xx Calder Plays Theremin | Dorit Chrysler

video upload by The Museum of Modern Art

Calder Plays Theremin | Behind the Scenes
video upload by Moog Music Inc

"We invite you to take a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Calder Plays Theremin," directed by filmmaker Michael Tyburski, featuring an original sound piece by composer and sound artist Dorit Chrysler.

In a new piece filmed at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, Berlin-based thereminist (and our dear friend) Dorit Chrysler brings a collection of electronic instruments together with sculptures on display in the museum’s 'Alexander Calder: Modern from the Start' exhibition for a novel experiment in sound and motion.

'Calder Plays Theremin' pays homage to both inventor Leon Theremin, whose eponymous invention has inspired generations of musicians and musical instrument creators, and sculptor Alexander Calder, who reimagined the art of sculpture as “an experiment in space and motion, upending centuries-old notions that sculpture should be static, grounded, and dense by making artworks that often move freely and interact with their surroundings,” according to MoMA. In this piece, Calder’s sculptures control the sound of each theremin, making for a truly unique and magical composition among these objects, personified as artists for the occasion. 'To hear a theremin trigger the Moog Model 15 synthesizer in the Sculpture Garden—priceless. The sound of a Calder mobile element rubbing against the antenna of a theremin producing microtonal sound in slight movement—breathtaking.' -composer and thereminist Dorit Chrysler

Visit to read our complete interview with Dorit, where she shares what inspired her to develop the concept for this piece."

Update: Also see

Sunday, November 07, 2021

RCA THEREMIN - Handmade Miniature 1/6 scale

video upload by Ronaldo Lopes Teixeira ROLT

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

MicroKits MicroSynth Business Card Sized Synthesizer & Theremin Kit

video upload by MicroKits

"See more at

Thanks to Dan Maloney for the inspiration [featured here]

Thanks to Evil Monkeyz for selling the silicon wafer you see near the end"

The also make a Theremin breadboard kit available on Amazon.

In 1920, an engineer named Leon Theremin discovered he could create music and sound by waving his hands around electric fields. Since then, the theremin has inspired musicians and engineers to create new sounds and instruments. MicroKits continues that tradition by designing a version of the theremin that anyone can build, including you! What sounds will you discover?

Build Your Own Invention.
With your MicroKits theremin, you can create music and sound by waving your hands around electric fields!

Learn Science & Engineering.
Discover the physics of electrical capacitance and practice working with real electronic parts.

Easy to Follow Instructions.
Colorful 22 page instructional booklet. Build step by step, with breaks to check your work and learn how your circuit works.

No Tools Needed.
Everything you need is in the box. Start creating electronics without having to learn soldering, and simply place parts in the breadboard to connect. Yes, batteries included too!

Friday, May 07, 2021

The History of The Cat Synthesizer | Exclusive Creator Interview | Performances | Cats | Slime

video by Fortress of Sound

Update: Moving this up for the interview with Carmine Bonanno, creator of The Cat, and it's pretty much the stand out video of the day. Silver Apples gets a mention, followed by Wendy Carlos, Moog, and of course ARP. So, the real queestion is, was Carmine the first synth cat?
P.S. Cool posters and shirt!

"A deep dive into one of my favorite monophonic synthesizers ever, The Cat by Octave Electronics. Featuring demos, performances, an exclusive interview with the inventor, Carmine Bonanno, and more!

00:00​ Introduction
00:30​ Multi-Track Song
01:20​ Feature Breakdown
02:42​ Slime
03:13​ Demo Dungeon
06:55​ The Cat is untamable
07:45​ Carmine Bonanno Interview & History
16:07​ This Cat can Purrr
17:05​ The Beards & The Bees featuring Spaceman
17:50​ The Bad & Key bushing/contact repair
19:20​ Behringer Copy Cat
19:41​ Does it Tuba?
20:30​ Outro
21:00​ Multi-Track Song Outro Jam

Thanks for watching, and comment below what you'd like to see next!

You can support my channel by buying my music @

This video would not have been possible without these resources!,_Carmine"

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