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Sunday, April 21, 2024

AC Noises Ricorda and Teenage Engineering Op-1 Field

video upload by Luca Longobardi

"From dry to wet.
This is the superpower of @acnoises Ricorda on a pure and dry Op-1 Field arpeggio.
Ticklish for happy brains!"

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Loudest Warning/Serge panel first jam

video upload by Happy Noises

"First jam on the new Loudest Warning Serge panel. This ended in an unexpected rhythmic beat. Eventide H90 added. GETS LOUD in the middle! Be careful with your ears!!"

Monday, February 05, 2024

Emu Emax Ghettoblast disk

video upload by Happy Noises

"Combing through the disk collection and this 90s style jam oozed out.
Eventide H90 reverb added"

Tuesday, January 30, 2024


video upload by Happy Noises

"Seasides Emu Emax factory disk song
(Good farewell to this series of videos)
Eventide H90 reverb added"

Sunday, January 28, 2024

Monkee Funk

video upload by Happy Noises

"Monkee Funk Emu Emax factory disk song
Eventide H90 reverb added"

Follow-up to Emu Emax Factory Disk Songs

Monday, January 22, 2024

Emu Emax Factory Disk Songs

video uploads by Happy Noises

Playlist: 1. Emax! E-Emax!
Emu Emax “Yamaheimer” factory disk song “Emax! E-Emax”
(Eventide SP2016 reverb added)
2. BigMuff Rock
Emu Emax factory disk song “BigMuff Rock”
Eventide H90 reverb added
3. Crimsonite
Emu Emax factory disk song “Crimsonite”
Eventide H90 reverb added
4. Papa Rock
Papa Rock Emu Emax factory disk song
Eventide H90 reverb added
5. Burundi Lust
Burundi Lust Emu Emax factory disk song
Eventide H90 reverb added

Waldorf M

video upload by Happy Noises

"Waldorf M with Eventide H90 Blackhole."

Waldorf M Asicbug

video upload by Happy Noises

"Ambient/drone take with the Waldorf M showing the amazing textures created using the asicbug.

Eventide H90 Blackhole added"

Sunday, October 01, 2023

► Hydra by the fire ► Sounds for film, ideas for music.

video upload by Jexus (

"No talking demo of ASM Hydrasynth. All sounds custom-made by Jexus. Patches / presets from this soundset work in KB, Desktop, Explorer and Deluxe models. You will receive all the sounds from all my 3 Youtube videos plus extra (256 in total). My patches come under the name "WCOG" in a soundpack / soundbank saved in Hydrasynth Manager format. I did not use any external FX in the demo; all the delays, reverbs, flangers, noises, crackles and other effects are part of the Hydrasynth engine / mod matrix. However, I used some EQ-ing on selected patches."

Monday, May 29, 2023

Happy Knobbing 23

video upload by moondustweb

"Happy Knobbing the german Modularmeeting in Fischbach-Weiherbach"

Above: a slideshow in via moondustweb.

Below: a walkthrough video by Wein Glas

Happy Knobbing Modular Synthesizer Meeting Fischbach 2023

video upload by Wein Glas

"This is a short tour showing the modular systems that were arranged on the Happy Knobbing 2023 in Fischbach!

The HK2023 was not only "Gearporn" or "Synthporn". It was more like "Love, Peace and Happiness" far away from a bigger city!

But much more imprtant: It was about meeting friends, talking, drinking, eating, making noises, music, techno, ...

And it became more international. So we are not just a German (and Swiss) Synth Meet anymore.

The soundtrack was made with a small 4U system you can see at the end of the video by Soundfreak (the triple EMS oscillator), Synthomas (281 and 292 quad resonant lowpass gate), Eardrill pendulum Ratchet and Kilpatrick K4816.

Thanks to Tommy and all others!"

Saturday, January 08, 2022

A Message To Roy Batty ( late night jam session )

video upload by ollilaboratories

"If you like my music you can find it here and also please consider supporting me at patreon for as little as 1 USD


Happy 2022 everyone!

This song was a late night session recorded a couple months back ( OCT 2021 ) not originally meant for release but after a few listens it has this special feeling that i thought was worth sharing with you all. The recording was all done in one take, more or less adlib on the go with the exception of the KORG monologue sequence which was pre-programmed.

You can also find this track on the cold/err EP together with two other songs i recorded in my new studio space during 2021. The EP release version has a message and voices overlaid post production, for those of you with sharp senses :)

This is a very rough take, it has a lot of noises, overdrive and glitches but i decided to keep it as is due to raw natural feeling of the jam. Straight from the heart, unfiltered.

Take care all, hoping that this year will bring loads of great music and great times to everyone out there. Stay safe and keep the music flowing!

Yours truly

Gear used:

► KORG Grandstage ( eventide space, 720 looper, catalinbread CSIDMAN, red panda particle )
► KORG monologue ( BOSS DE-200 )
► Moog Subsequent 37 ( Strymon timeline, blue sky )
► Arturia Microfreak ( Zoom ms-70 CDR )
► Zoom H5 2 track recorder"

Monday, December 27, 2021

“Flux 40 - Merry Modular Cristmas!!!!!” by Friendly Noise

video upload by Friendly Noise

"Modules: Befaco Noise Plethora, IOLabs Flux, Intellijel Quadrax, SSF Vortices, Qu-bit Data Bender No eurorack gear: Strymon Nightsky reverb, EQ and reverb in the DAW

This is a modular winter landscape for wishing you Merry Cristmas and a Happy New Year!!!!

In the video notes I forgot to mention that one channel of Noise Plethora goes through Data Bender for some additional noises in the background."

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

AKAI force meets 100 year old Ekströms piano

video upload by ollilaboratories

"If you like my music you can find it here and also please consider supporting me at patreon for as little as 1 USD
Hi Everyone, how are you doing? Some new tunes from the BURG :)

I am working hard on trying to fight a massive writers block not being able to finish my album.. so i decided to upgrade my AKAI force to the awesome new release 3.1 and run my 100 year old piano through it to see what happens.. said and done..

You will most probably hear a lot of noises ( not kidding here ), room ambience, breathing and my chair creaking.. this is because the microphone picks up just about everything in the room, not so much i can do about this. Also to all the piano players out there, please excuse my rusty mediocre playing, Im not really a pianist in any way, just a happy good old synthesist! :)

The AKAI force has the new FX granulator which i wanted to try, also some compressor and reverb as inserts on the piano channel, the microphone is connected straight into the force ( how awesome is it that it provides +48V phantom power? ). Second channel is the Avalon Bassline, also with some granulator and reverb. Kick and ARP synth are both from the force triggered as clips.

I realised it was extremely hard to mix the piano and also give it the right amount of FX due to overhearing the actual sound and not the FX portion in my headphones. I would have like it to be a tad more laidback when listening back to it, but hey.. sometimes you just have to call it so you can move on to the next thing.

Gear list:

- Swedish Ekströms Upright Piano, built in 1904, Condenser mic to Audio in on the force
--- Insert FX, Compressor, Granulator and (maybe a bit too much) reverb
- Avalon bassline, Square bass, audio in on the force and synched via MIDI
--- Insert FX, Granulator and (sort of ok amount of) reverb
- Kickdrum, force drumsynth
- Arpeggiator, force tube synth + delay and reverb thingies
- 2 track recording on Zoom H5

Yeah, i know i could have probably just recorded it all into the force... but one step at the time exploring the 3.1 updates. Babysteps BURG, babysteps. :)

I hope you will enjoy it!

#AKAIforce #avalonbassline #303"

Sunday, October 03, 2021


videos upload by Forms

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Happy Nerding FX Aid: Reverb Crushed

video upload by Happy Nerding

"New effect – 'Reverb Crushed', which is a reverb followed by the sample rate reduction and Tone control to tame it as desired. This is a similar effect like AC Noises 'AMA Reverb'."

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Delay Karplus-Strong

Published on Mar 12, 2020 Happy Nerding

"Karplus-Strong Delay effect: can be exited by ordinary triggers or short bursts of different noises. This stereo micro delay can also be used as manual/CV flanger or in other applications like Haas effects."

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Tentacles' #Jamuary2019 Ep.10 Deluge and Eurorack - Rainbow

Published on Jan 12, 2019 Tentacles

"Jamuary is a plan to post a little jam/loop/sample every day of January. Keep it simple. Get going.

Gear used: Synthstrom Deluge, Eurorack modular, RME FF400, Apple Imac

-Noises: Mutable Instruments Plaits (Particle noise) + Chronoblob
-Arp: Ladik VCO1 + Ryo Aperture + Chronoblob (CV sequenced by Deluge)
-Bass: Doepfer A-110-1 + Doepfer A-106-5 SEM (CV sequenced by Deluge)
-Kick: Synthstrom Deluge 808 Kick
-Hemisphere with ADSR apps for the envelopes
-Modulation by ALM Pamela NW
-VCAs: Happy Nerding 3xVCA

Mixed and mastered in Logic X

Filmed with a Lumix TZ-80 and edited with Magix Vegas 14"

Friday, November 30, 2018

Todd Barton on BBC Sounds + Multum in Parvo Release

Excerpts of Todd Barton's performance at the Unsound Festival in Krakow is up on BBC Sounds.

"A rebroadcast of excerpts from my performance of Music and Poetry of the Kesh at the Unsound Festival in Krakow last month with a wonderful ensemble of Polish musicians. Here's the link which will be active for a month.

And the first excerpt on the broadcast is from my new solo Buchla Music Easel album, Multum in Parvo with cover art by Ursula Barton! [embed below]

Much more to come in 2019! Gigs in Belgium, NYC and Santa Barbara. New Album releases too.

Happy Holidays!
Best wishes,

"If you’re anything like me, then one of your favourite albums of 2018 was Music and Poetry of The Kesh, released on the Freedom To Spend label. Recorded over two years in the mid-1980s, Music and Poetry of The Kesh in truth was never really designed as an ‘album’ as such. It was a cassette bundled with early editions of the legendary author Ursula K. Le Guin’s Always Coming Home novel.

The novel described the art, culture, language and ethnography of a fictional tribe of indigenous inhabitants of North California, 500 years from now. On the tape, Le Guin and her friend and collaborator, composer and sound artist Todd Barton, created a detailed, vivid musical identity for these people - the Kesh.

Listened to in 2018, the sounds of Music and Poetry of The Kesh feel simultaneously ancient and futuristic. Todd designed and built new instruments to realise the Kesh’s music, which were woven among synthesisers and field recordings from the Kesh’s native Napa Valley.

It’s a stunning, singular piece of work, but the story doesn’t end there. Anyone intrigued by Music and Poetry of the Kesh would be well advised to dig further into Todd Barton’s work, starting with Multum in Parvo - a brand new piece Todd composed using the Epoch Modular Benjolin and Buchla Music Easel.

“Don Buchla created a musical instrument that he said had no ‘preconceived ideas,’” Todd recently told the Listen to This website. “He wanted people to figure out how they wanted to interface with it. You see that with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Alessandro Cortini—they’re bringing their own voice to the palette. For my part, I’m obsessed with sound, with the ‘Buchla Paradigm.’

“His approach to synthesis, which was so different from Moog on the East coast, is immediately evident to anyone who has ever touched a Buchla instrument. If you listen to a Buchla, it will start rewiring your synapses.”

Todd honed his craft composing for acoustic instruments - string quartets, small ensembles and orchestras. In the 1970s he was drawn to emergent synthesiser technologies because of their abilities to access tones ‘between’ the standard 12 notes of the Western musical scale, and to have the power to craft music out of glitches and unique sonic gestures that are unplayable on acoustic instruments.

Multum in Parvo is reflective of this approach - it has a definite and logical flow as a composition, but its content is abstract sound sculpted out of pure energy, something only analogue synthesis can offer.

Sometimes sparse, sometimes bristling and jumping with detail, Multum... provides a genuinely multidimensional experience. Listen to it in the dark on your best headphones, you experience your brain moving slowly through a black space where an orchestra of strange, electro-microorganisms seem to swarm, murmurate and disperse, adding their distinct flutters, whispers and calls to an immersive electronic symphony.

Like the classic Forbidden Planet soundtrack, which Todd was inspired by, or indeed Music and Poetry of the Kesh - Multum in Parvo seems to function as part of some unique sonic ecology, according to its own rules, in its own universe and somewhere just beyond time.

Multum in Parvo is available on CD with artwork by the artist Ursula Barton - Todd’s daughter, named after his great friend and collaborator. It is also available on cassette with Blue Tapes artwork as ‘blue twenty-eight’.

Praise for Todd Barton:

"Multum In Parvo creates a very real imaginary place, and then it weaves that imaginary place into exactly where you are right now. I’ve listened to Multum In Parvo a dozen times or more and I’ve never heard the same album twice, because I change and my mood changes but also because incidental noises in my body and my surroundings – from sighs to car horns to distant giggles – all seem to be on very friendly terms with Todd Barton and his Buchla." - The Quietus

“Listen outdoors and the creek water you hear in Le Guin and Barton’s songs may sync up to the muddy river you’re passing; listen during a city’s winter and the percussive rhythm and bell-like tones will commune with your apartment radiator. These are sounds that seek to speak from then and beyond, to right now.” - Pitchfork
released October 5, 2018

Improvised soundscapes by Todd Barton
on the Buchla Music Easel and Epoch Hordijk Benjolin

Cover art by Ursula Barton ("

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Published on Oct 17, 2017 transient (noisyvagabond)

"so this is my first attempt at a circuit based synth. it makes some horrible noises. that's why it's called 'do capacitors dream of electric death?', it sounds like electricity trying to die.
i don't know if it's really useful (the intro tune was a quick little something i made up in Sunvox with noises only from the synth.) But i'm quite happy with it's overall aesthetic and well, since it's my first attempt at anything like this i'm just glad it worked and ended up making noises :P

more about transient and fascinating earthbound objects here"

Monday, August 07, 2017

Early August Noodle (Modular Synth Performance)

Urs Heckmann
Published on Aug 7, 2017

Urs Heckmann is the man behind u-he.

"Here's last weekend's patch on a small system. All sound is recorded straight out of this synth. Goes to show that two oscillators, one filter plus Rings and Clouds make for a nicely dense patch. Base drum (way too loud, sorry for that) stems from Peaks. I'm using Batumi + 2 x Tirana and the Sequenced Switch to create all sorts of triggers, random offsets and rhythmic context.

Most of the performance is setting the levels of each component, plus a few tweaks on Maths. I could have done more, but...

... the general problem with recording a video like that is, I could do much more to make it interesting, but it might be difficult to come back to the original setting. Hence some knobs are better left untouched if there's the slightest chance one needs to reshoot. Then, after five or six attempts one is just fine with the bad light, noisy looks and some mixing errors. I need more experience with this :-)

Patch Notes:

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Happy Knobbing 2017, Modular Synthesizer Meeting, Germany

Published on Jun 15, 2017 Moogulator

Fischbach, Germany - 2017 - Synthesizer Meeting - roundtrip (just gear stuff to check out here) - (c) Moogulator / & - added Music & Noises: Moogulator"

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